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LOGAN, William. Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula: in which A new Theory of those Diseases is attempted; with some Reasons why Bathing in Fresh Water must be much superior to that of the Sea.

London. Printed for E. and C. Dilly, 1771. Second edition.
8vo. [4], 45pp, [1]. Recent grey paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. A clean and crisp copy. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
The second, and final edition of American physician William Logan's (1747-1772) treatise on the efficacy of seawater bathing in the treatment of scurvy and scrofula.

Both editions are scarce; ESTC records copies of this second edition at two locations in the British Isles (BL and Wellcome); and two further in North America (NLM and Philadelphia).
ESTC N10729.
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref: 17583