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WHITE, Robert. The use and abuse of sea water impartially considered, and exemplified in several cases, with observations...

London. Printed for W. Flexney, 1775. First edition.
8vo. 72pp. Errata slip pasted to verso of title page. Recent grey paper boards. Rubbing and surface loss to spine. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
The first edition of physician Robert White's (fl. 1786-1792) treatise on the efficacy of seawater bathing in the treatment on disease and illness, including asthma, scrofula, and leprosy.

ESTC records copies at six locations in the British Isles (BL, Cambridge, Manchester, Norwich Cathedral, Oxford, and Wellcome), and a further four in North America (Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and Northwestern).
ESTC N14437.
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref: 17585