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Rational Physic; or, the Art of Healing: founded and explained on Principles of Reason and Experience. To which is added, A Family Dispensatory, containing plain and familiar Directions in English for preparing the most approved Remedies to be found in learned Authors; with others used in private Practice, accompanied with Remarks on the Virtues, Qualities, &c. of each Medicine

by SAMSON (W.)

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London: Printed for J. Fletcher, and Co.; R. Davies; and W. Cruttwell, Sherborne, 1765. First edition, 8vo (190 x 120 mm), viii, 116pp., no half-title, contemporary name "Edward Phelips" and note on title, small ink crosses on some blank margins of the "Dispensatory" section, the final leaf with top outer corner missing but not affecting the text, recent half calf, spine gilt, a nice copy. The ESTC locates 5 copies only; Blake. p.399.
  • Bookseller: Forest Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 31011
  • Title: Rational Physic; or, the Art of Healing: founded and explained on Principles of Reason and Experience. To which is added, A Family Dispensatory, containing plain and familiar Directions in English for preparing the most approved Remedies to be found in learned Authors; with others used in private Practice, accompanied with Remarks on the Virtues, Qualities, &c. of each Medicine
  • Author: SAMSON (W.)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Publisher: London: Printed for J. Fletcher, and Co.; R. Davies; and W. Cruttwell, Sherborne, 1765
  • Bookseller catalogs: MEDICINE;


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