Book Description

Introductory pages describe how to use the book; administration of the medicines; repetition of the dose; diet & regimen & evidences of disease, followed by a list of the medicines prescribed in the book. There are then two alphabetically arranged section the first giving the properties of the medicines & their uses, the second listing diseases, symptoms & morbid conditions with recommendations for their treatment. Contemporary (Victorian) pictorial label advertising a Homoeopathic Chemist glued inside front cover; 2-page publisher's list of homoepathic books at rear.
Dealer Notes
Seventh Edition; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; Gilt titles front cover; Yellow end-papers; pebbled cloth covers with blind-stamped borders & decoration front & rear; Previous owner's signature in ink (small) to fep.; Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed; light wear to front & rear covers; pages 65-80 are slightly loose but only at the top edge of binding; Includes index to rear plus detailed contents list to front.
Author Kelly, Walter K.
Date 1862
Binding Hardcover (Original Brown Cloth)
Publisher James Epps; London
Condition Good Condition (no Dust Jacket)
Pages 184

Price: £45.00

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