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MEDICINA FLAGELLATA: OR, THE DOCTOR SCARIFY'D. Laying Open the Vices of the Faculty, the Insignificancy of a Great Part of Their Materia Medica; with Certain Rules to Discern the True Physician from the Emperick. With an Essay on Health. To Which Is Added, a Discovery of Some Remarkable Errors in the Late Writings on the Plague. and Necessary Rules to Be Observed in the Time of That Contagious Distemper.

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Published by Printed for J. Bateman, and J. Nicks, London, 1721
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A substantial work on 17th & early 18th century quackery. It also exposes the ineffectualness of contemporary ways to fight the plague (i.e. street fires, loud explosions, and smoking tobacco). Blake (18th cent. N.L.M.) p. 297. xiv,224pp. With an added (partially) engraved title. Cont. speckled calf, expertly rebacked, red morocco spine label. Bookplate on front pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # 3299

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Publisher: Printed for J. Bateman, and J. Nicks, London

Publication Date: 1721

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