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An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of Its Medical Uses: With Practical Remarks on Dropsy, and Other Diseases


Published by The Classics of Medicine Library, Birmingham, AL, 1979
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Small 4to. Full burgundy calf with decorative gilt, compartments, gilt spine. xxx, 207pp, (1p ad). Sewn-in purple silk page marker. All edges gilt. Fold-out color frontispiece, marbled endpapers. Near fine. Tight, attractive facsimile reprint of the 1785 first edition (Birmingham: M. Swinney), the first book to recognize this plant's medicinal use in treating "dropsy" (congestive heart failure). A volume in the "Classics of Medicine" facsimile series. "Notes from the Editors" leaflet laid in. Bookseller Inventory # 33654

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Title: An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of Its ...

Publisher: The Classics of Medicine Library, Birmingham, AL

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

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