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Commentaries on the Use and Necessity of Lavements in the Correction of Habitual Constipation, and in the Treatment of those Diseases which are occasioned or aggravated by Intestinal Accumulation and Irritation, or which are Susceptible of Modification through the Sympathetic Relations of the Lower Bowels; Including also a Copious Formulary of Intestinal Injections, with Directions for their Application
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An Investigation into the Remarkable Medicinal Effects resulting from the External Application of Veratria

By TURNBULL (Alexander)

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, Adam Black, Edinburgh, 1834. First edition, 8vo (230 x 145), [8], 96pp., half-title, original boards, uncut, printed paper label, spine chipped. Veratria is a poisonous vegetable alkaloid or mixture of alkaloids, obtained especially from various species of veratrum, particularly the white hellebore. It was used as an ointment for the relief of neuralgia, rheumatism, as discussed in this work. Turnbull also investigates its effects on "Affection of the Heart", paralysis, dropsy and gout. Provenance: Bristol Infirmary stamp on blank margin of title and half-title.



The Conductor and Containing Splints; or, A Description of Two Instruments, for the safer conveyance and more perfect cure of Fractured Legs: To which is now added, An Account of Two Tourniquets upon a new Construction. The whole illustrated with Copper-Plates; representing the several Instruments treated of

By WATHEN (Jonathan)

London: Printed for T. Cadell, 1781. Third Edition, with considerable improvements, half-title (with short tear on upper blank margin), 5 engraved plates with some browning (2 folding), [4], 28, [4] pp., disbound. An enlarged edition of the first and second of 1767, with the addition of two folding engraved plates. The edition statement is taken from the half-title. Blake, p.482.


Tentamen Medicum inaugurale, pauca de Typho complectens; quod .... pro Gradu Doctoris .... Eruditorum examini subjicit Jacobus Cugnoni, ..

By CUGNONI (Jacobus)

Edinburgh: Apud Balfour et Smellie, 1789. First Edition, half-title, corrigenda slip pasted on blank verso of dedication leaf, [6], 20 pp., disbound.


Observations on the Efficacy of White Mustard Seed, In Affections on the Liver, Internal Organs.and Nervous System : and on the general management of Health and Life.

By COOKE (Charles Turner)

Gloucester : Published by C. Hough, Westgate Street; Sold by Williams, Cheltenham, 1826. Fourth Edition, vii, [1], 122pp., wrappers.


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


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.


A Bio-Bibliography of Edward Jenner 1749-1823.


Harvey and Blythe, Ltd. 1951. First edition, xx, 176pp., limited edition, portrait, 28 plates, orig. cloth, gilt.


A Dental Bibliography: British and American, 1682-1880.

By CAMPBELL (J. Menzies) Compiler

David Low Ltd. 1949. First Edition, orig. cloth.