Title: Essasys on Conservative Medicine and Kindred...
Publisher: Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea
Publication Date: 1874
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
214 p. plus 12 p. list of medical journals and books published by Henry C. Lea (formerly Lea & Blanchard). the author was Professor of the Principles and Practice of Medicine, and of Clinical Medicine, in Bellevue Medical College, New York. This is a compilation of articles by Dr. Flint published earlier. Dr. Flint defines "conservative medicine" as the practice of limiting extreme or "heroic" measures in favor of conservation of the "life forces." He also devotes a chapter to "Divine Design as Exemplified in the Natural History of Diseases." There is extensive description and discussion of earlier medical practices in treating specific maladies and diseases, with separate chapters on how conservative medicine applies to therapeutics and to hygiene, and on medicine in the past, present, and future; alimentation in disease; tolerance of disease; and the agency of the mind in etiology, prophylaxis, and therapeutics. Black hard cover with light bumping at the extremities and one tiny nick; interior fine but for the an inscription on the front free endpaper (Dr. T. Fran[illegible] Bought Jany 1877 and very light pencil marks in the margins on a few pages, seemingly made by the owner. Bookseller Inventory # 010816AF
This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:
AbeBooks Bookseller Since: March 31, 1997
We accept Visa, Mastercard, or American Express credit card payments via ABE or PayPal. We also are happy to take a check or money order in U.S. funds. We will invoice libraries and businesses. $4.25 postage for first book, extra for oversize and overweight books, priority or express mail. Please inqire about international shipping before ordering as rates vary by country and have become extemely expensive. Illinois residents add 9% sales tax. Refund (except postage) within 30 days of receipt if...[More Information]
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy, oversized, or going outside of the United States, extra shipping charges will be required or your order may be rejected.
Store Description: Books by mail or appointment; call 1-847-869-1384. BOOKLADY USED AND RARE BOOKS is small but selective with unusual and hard-to-find books. We concentrate on nonfiction, particularly history, and in books of a local or regional nature--city, county, state histories, for instance, and histories of movements, institutions, churches, organizations, and people particular to those places. We have family histories, historical or regional fiction, children's books, cook books, and interesting books on the arts, antiques, and useful crafts.