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BALL, John.
The Modern Practice of Physic: Or, A Method of judiciously Treating the Several Disorders Incident to the Human Body:

Together With a Recital of their Causes, Symptoms, Diagnostics, Prognostics, and the Regimen necessary to be observed in regard of them. WITH A Variety of Efficacious and Elegant Extemporaneous Prescriptions, adapted to each particular Case and Circumstance.

pp. x, 429, (i); (viii), 375, (i). Both in near uniform contemporary calf, volume 1 is 8mm. taller than volume 2, it has a small brown mark in the top edge margin of the last 60 leaves, only volume 1 has a title label, usual wear to all edges and corners but all joints firm, contents clean, a good set.

*COPAC gives 6 locations for the 1760 first edition and 10 locations for the second of 1762 [it also lists 2 copies of a 1760 second edition]; a third edition, 1768, is listed in 6 locations. JOHN BALL does not have entries either in Munk's Roll or in Plarr's Lives. The titles of the above give him as qualified M.D. and he has related titles to his name - 'The Female Physician; Or, Every Woman Her Own Doctress....', 1760, AND 'The New Compendious Dispensatory', 1769 - all are recorded in many academic libraries but all appear to be equally scarce in commerce.

Printed for A. Millar, and sold by T. Cadell, in the Strand. London.

Date Published: 1768 [vol.1, third edition, With large Additions and Amendments]; 1760 [vol.2, first edition].

Stock No. 62283

Price: 200.00