The Improved American Family Physician; or, Sick Man's Guide to Health: Containing a Complete Theory of the Botanic Practice of Medicine, on the Thomsonian and Hygeian System, with Alterations and Improvements. To which is Appended, A Concise Formula for Compounding Medicines for the Cure of Every Complaint Incident to Human Nature. Also, a Complete Digest of Midwifery, So that the Old Proverb may be verified, that 'Every man may be his own physician.'

By: Day, L. Meeker

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First edition. Rebacked, new endpapers. Former library copy, only marks are blind-stamp and ink number on title page. Boards rubbed, spotting on a few pages. 1833 Hard Cover. viii, [9]-120 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Two works bound together in one volume. Hoolihan 920: Day was a disciple of both Samuel Thomson and of James Morison (1770-1840), the founder of the Hygeian movement (botanic) in Britain. The bulk of The improved American family physician is extracted (with acknowledgment) from Thomson's writings, with occasional commentary by Day.

Title: The Improved American Family Physician; or, Sick Man's Guide to Health: Containing a Complete Theory of the Botanic Practice of Medicine, on the Thomsonian and Hygeian System, with Alterations and Improvements. To which is Appended, A Concise Formula for Compounding Medicines for the Cure of Every Complaint Incident to Human Nature. Also, a Complete Digest of Midwifery, So that the Old Proverb may be verified, that 'Every man may be his own physician.'

Author: Day, L. Meeker

Categories: Early Imprints, 19th Century and Earlier,

Publisher: S.N.: 1833

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2202812

Keywords: MEDICAL DOMESTIC MEDICINE POPULAR AMERICAN REMEDIES FAMILY PHYSICIAN,