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Book Description

First Edition Size, slim 8vo, 9 x 5.5 Inches No loose pages, No inscriptions. Fore Edge Untrimmed. Original 18th Century Binding Scarce.
Dealer Notes
Samuel James (c1763-1831) was a surgeon in Hertfordshire.
He evaluated different species of willow barks against fevers by assessing
their astringent effect on the tongue. He found that willow bark could reduce
fevers unaffected by cinchona bark.
Author James, Samuel
Date 1792
Binding Original Drab Blue Boards With Paper Spine. Remains of M/S Title to front.
Publisher J. Johnson
Condition Very Good, some foxing.
Pages 69, [1] pp

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