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The Home Book of Health and Medicine: A Popular Treatise on the means of Avoiding and Curing Diseases...The Treatment of the Diseases of Women and Children, and the Management of Pregnancy and Parturition
Philadelphia: Uriah Hunt, 1835. First edition. Leather_bound. The scarce first edition, bearing only the 1835 date on the copyright page and undated else. Thick 8vo in original ful calf630 pp. with index, appendix of Uses and Doses of Medicines. Still firm in its binding but with the leather well rubbed and scuffed, spine lable lacking. Well foxed throughout. One of the earliest American medical books to specially address the diseases of women and children as well as pregnancy and childbirth. Good. Item #E15550
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