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RESERVED - Antique Book - Robinsons New Family Herbal and Botanic Physician - By M. Robinson M.D.

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Antique Book - Robinsons New Family Herbal and Botanic Physician - By M. Robinson M.D.

Printed by William Nicholson & Sons, Wakefield.

First page reads -

Comprising

A description and the medical virtues of British & foreign plants, Founded on the works of eminent modern english and american writers on the medical properties of herbs: To which is added, The Botanic Family Physician; Valuable Medical Receipts; and Important directions regarding diet, clothing, bathing, air, exercise, &c, &c.

The first pages include colour pictures and then descriptions of the plants of how to use them as medicine. Then how to make various medicines. Then Descriptions of diseases and directions for their cure. Index of diseases and general index. 480 pages. Includes some case studies with good and bad consequences.

A very entertaining book. Amazing what people thought would make them better. Includes diseases like carbunkles, cholera, worms in the ear, gangrene, insanity, nervous disorders, scrofulous sores, wind etc.

The book is undated but from the information I can find is late nineteenth century.

In good condition considering its age. The cover is loose at the spine and starting to split inside. Inside the pages are in good condition, an occasional spot but no tears, edges are quite brown.

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RESERVED - Antique Book - Robinsons New Family Herbal and Botanic Physician - By M. Robinson M.D.


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