American Modern Practice: or, A Simple Method of Prevention and Cure of Diseases, According to the Latest Improvements and Discoveries, Comprising a Practical System Adapted to the Use of Medical Practitioners of the United States. To which is added, an Appendix, Containing an Account of Many Domestic Remedies Recently Introduced into Practice, and Some Approved Formulae, Applicable to the Diseases of Our Climate.

By: Thacher, James

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Second edition. Boards a bit rubbed, front board scored a number of times (shallow scratches), front free endpaper loose but included, top corner of first few pages lightly stained, pencil notes on endpapers, ink names on front paste-down. 1826 Full-Leather. viii, 796 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, black morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. 1826 edition, revised from the 1817 original. A medical guide written by the 'first American medical historian' well-known for his later work, American Medical Biography. Hoolihan: 3461: The text of this second edition has been modestly expanded. The section on the management and diseases of children has been moved from its place as Book II in the first edition to the very end of the text, which has been more plainly arranged to accord with the nosological system of David Hosack.

Title: American Modern Practice: or, A Simple Method of Prevention and Cure of Diseases, According to the Latest Improvements and Discoveries, Comprising a Practical System Adapted to the Use of Medical Practitioners of the United States. To which is added, an Appendix, Containing an Account of Many Domestic Remedies Recently Introduced into Practice, and Some Approved Formulae, Applicable to the Diseases of Our Climate.

Author: Thacher, James

Categories: 19th Century and Earlier, Early Imprints,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Cottons & Barnard / John Cotton, Printer: 1826

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2009213

Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE DISEASE PREVENTION CURE DOMESTIC,