Doctor Mead's Short Discourse Explain'd. Or, His Account of Pestilential Contagion and ... Doctor Mead's Short Discourse Explain'd. Or, His Account of Pestilential Contagion and ... Doctor Mead's Short Discourse Explain'd. Or, His Account of Pestilential Contagion and ... Doctor Mead's Short Discourse Explain'd. Or, His Account of Pestilential Contagion and ...

Doctor Mead's Short Discourse Explain'd. Or, His Account of Pestilential Contagion and Preventing Contagion, and Preventing, Exploded (Second Edition)

Richard Mead

Published by London: J. Peele at Lock's Head, 1722
Condition: Used: Very Good Hardcover
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London: Printed and Sold by J. Peele at Locks Head. 2 volumes bound as one. 2 leaves, [ii] preface, (103) [i] preface (132) 2 leaves. 8vo. Fully bound in contemporary calf-skin leather with etched decorative borders on both boards. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Gilt borders along spine. Protected with archival-quality clear polyester book-wrap. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Slight bumping to corners. Rubbing to boards and spine. Minor discoloration to endpapers. Bookplate of Hugh Barlow, Esquire, of Lawroncy inside front board. Light speckling to pages. Otherwise, pages are clean and unmarked. Text block is good. Minor cracking to gutter at rear of volume.Richard Meads Short Discourse Concerning Pestilential Contagion and the Method to be Used to Prevent it was of historic importance in the understanding of transmissible diseases. Prior to the 18th century, little was known about the spread of contagions, and Meads work managed to shed light on the subject. Meads Short Discourse Explained as well as Distinct notions of the Plague served to elaborate on his earlier works.A well-preserved volume in very good condition. Please feel free to view our photographs. Ships daily. Bookseller Inventory # 1111080006

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Title: Doctor Mead's Short Discourse Explain'd. Or,...

Publisher: London: J. Peele at Lock's Head

Publication Date: 1722

Binding: Leather Bound

Book Condition:Used: Very Good

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