The Planter's and Mariner's Medical Companion: Treating, According to the Most Successful Practice......

By: Ewell, James

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The author discusses topics such as: quinsy, putrid sore throat, mumps, pleurisy, rheumatism, dropsy, gout, Guinea worm, rickets, dispensatory receipts, and much more. ----- The Planter's and Mariner's Medical Companion was dedicated to Jefferson. Published in Philadelphia, 1807, it was widely sold in the South and West, and ran into ten editions. With its pleasant mingling of poetical quotations, anecdotes, sentiment and sound practical counsel, it was a valued possession on isolated plantations of the time. [DAB] ----- Thomas Jefferson encouraged Ewell to go to Savannah and he was the first to innoculate in Georgia. ---------- Leatherbound with traces of gilt to the spine and decorative marbled endpapers, with leather spine title label. The volume displays some typical indications of age and wear, including heavy shelf-wear and rubbing, with bumping and loss to the spine and board edges. The hinges are cracked, with the front partially detached. The text block is sound. Text is clear and legible through moderate/heavy age toning/foxing. First Edition. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall by 5.5 inches. xi, [6], xiv-xvi, 328, [index] [advert] [2] p. --------- FLE: The Planter's and Mariner's Medical Companion: Treating, According to the Most Successful Practice, I. The Diseases Common to Warm Climates and on Ship Board. II. Common Cases in Surgery, as Fractures, Dislocations, etc., etc., III. The Complaints Peculiar to Women and Children. To Which are Subjoined, a Dispensatory, Shewing How to Prepare and Administer Family Medicines, and a Glossary, Giving an Explanation of Technical Terms. ---- REF: DAB; Jeff 127; Shaw & Shoemaker; 12527

Title: The Planter's and Mariner's Medical Companion: Treating, According to the Most Successful Practice......

Author Name: Ewell, James

Categories: 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed by John Bioren: 1807

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 010918