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An Account of the Breeding of Worms in Human Bodies; Their Nature, and Several Sorts; Their Effects, Symptoms, and Prognostics. With the True means to Avoid Them, and Med'cines to Cure Them. [Includes a Section on the Use of Tobacco] 240.00
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Andry, Nicholas

Catalogue No.: e4696

Publisher:

London.: H. Rhodes at the Star the corner of Bride-lane, Fleetstreet; and A. Bell at the Cross-Keys and Bible in Cornhill, near Stocks-market

Edition:

First Edition in English; Published Date: 1701; First Published: [1699]

Illustrations:

4 fold out plates.

Dimensions:

200 x 120 mm (8 x 5 inches) - xl, 266pp + index.

Appearance:

Brown hardback leather cover.

Condition:

Cover rubbed with upper board detached. Feps missing. Page ends darkened throughout. Front dedication and rear index page edges brittle through possible fire impact. Part of Plate I removed. Contents firm. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Library.

'Done from the French Original, with Figures'. Includes a discussion [pages 218-240 ] on 'Whether the use of tobacco shortens life', a question debated March 26th 1699 in the Physic schools in Paris.

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An Account of the Breeding of Worms in Human Bodies; Their Nature, and Several Sorts; Their Effects, Symptoms, and Prognostics. With the True means to Avoid Them, and Med'cines to Cure Them. [Includes a Section on the Use of Tobacco]