The Botanic Physician, or Family Medical Adviser; Being an Improved System, Founded on Correct Physiological Principles. Comprising a brief view of anatomy, physiology, pathology, hygiene, or art of preserving health; a Materia Medica, exclusively botanical, containing a description of more than two hundred and thirty of the most valuable vegetable remedies; to which is added a dispensatory, embracing more than two hundred recipes for preparing and administering medicine; the diseases of the United States, with their symptoms, causes, cures, and means of prevention;; likewise, a treatise on the diseases peculiar to women and children. Written by A.H. Mathes

Carter, J.E.

Published by B. Parker & Co, 1837
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First edition. 8vo. 688 pp. American Imprint 43581. Allen Tennessee Imprints 1393 (under Mathes as author). Allen More Tennessee Rarities 482 (under Mathes as author). An uncommon southern botanical medicine book (OCLC locates 13 copies), rather scarce in trade, with one copy noted at auction ($990 in 1999) in the past 35 years (ABPC, 1976-2011). Uniform browning of text, but a very good copy, the best we've seen. Contemporary flame calf, gilt spine title (dull). (#5848). Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Botanic Physician, or Family Medical ...
Publisher: B. Parker & Co
Publication Date: 1837

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