Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines. History of Science - 19th Century - Sir Anthony Carlisle.
Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines
Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines
Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines
Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines
Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines
Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines
Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines

Practical Observations on the Preservation of Health, and the Prevention of Diseases; Comprising the Author's Experience on the Disorders of Childhood and Old Age, on Scrofula, and on the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines

London, England: John Churchill, 1838. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #27126

xlvii + 154 pages; title page printed in red & black. Including the Expositions: Medical Topography of London; On Scrofula; On the Preservation of the Health of Children; On the Disorders of Old Age; and On the Efficacy of Cathartic Medicines. The various lectures on these subjects given by Sir Anthony Carlisle (1768 - 1840) British surgeon and anatomist whose "...most famous scientific contribution had been communicated to the Royal Society in 1800. Drawing on Volta's recent discovery of a chemical means of generating electricity, Carlisle and William Nicholson electrolyzed water into its constituent gases...." (W. F. Bynum in the ODNB) Title page with the previous owner name of Ticknor; endpaper with the name of George R. Brush; M.D. in the U.S. Navy; a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894. Final endpaper with a pasted-in newspaper article on the character and habits of Whitebait fish. Volume approx. 6" x 9 1/4" size; bound in the original light teal-blue decoratively blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine titles. Some soiling, edge, tips & spine ends fraying & wear to the covers, spine cloth dulled, sunned some; in very good condition.

Price: $150.00