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BUCHAN, William.
Domestic Medicine: Or, a Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of Diseases by Regimen and Simple Medicines.

With An Appendix, containing a Dispensatory for the Use of Private Practitioners.

pp. xxxvi, 712, (xxxvi) Index. Contemporary calf rebacked, label now faded, top corner of the rear board worn with slight loss, four leaves with a small brown mark in the top margin,else a very good copy.

*A classic work in medicine for the masses and with an early reference to golf - 'Golff (sic) is a diversion very common in North Britain. It is well calculated for exercising the body, and may always be taken in such moderation, as neither to over-heat nor fatigue. It has greatly the preference over cricket, tennis, or any of those games which cannot be played without violence.'

For A. Strahan; T. Cadell, a.o. London.

Date Published: 1792. Thirteenth edition.

Stock No. 62411

Price: 120.00