Author:Cornell, Wm. M. [William Mason]

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Consumption Forestalled and Prevented.

By: Cornell, Wm. M. [William Mason]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: James French: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012751

Condition: Good


First edition. Lightly stained throughout, front flyleaf beginning to loosen along top edge. 1846 Hard Cover. vi, 120 pp., 7-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. A guide for treating and preventing consumption, better known today as tuberculosis, and once also referred to as phthisis. Hoolihan 800: In his opening sentence Cornell states that 'Pulmonary consumption is a hereditary disease'. This predisposition 'is developed by colds, inflammation of the lungs, pleurisy, eruptive fevers, unhealthy localities, intemperance in eating and drinking, suppression of... View more info