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SQUIRRELL, Robert
An essay on indigestion and its consequences, or advice to persons affected with debility of the digestive organs, nervous disorders, gout, dropsy, &c. Wherein rules are pointed out respecting diet, exercise & air; illustrated with cases, to prove the effects of a medicine, discovered by the author for the cure of the above complaints, established upon sixteen years extensive practice. Also, remarks on sea or cold bathing, ... By R. Squirrell, M.D.
London: sold by Murray and Highley, booksellers, and by the author, [1795?].
[2], 126, [2] p. ; 20.8 cm. (8º)

Another issue 'Sold by the author' is dated 1795. At foot of title: 'Price 2s. 6d.' The author is noted in the Biographical dictionary of the living authors, 1816 (q.v.), pp. 326--7, as 'formerly the resident apothecary of the Small pox and Inoculating hospital; and at present a vendor of nostrums in Somers-Town'. The final leaf advertises medicines and consultations available from the author. ESTC n65608.

Binding C19th half green roan, blind double-ruled borders, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, gilt-lettered. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 8d., 2 August 1830. (Spiers Box. 51).

Reference Number 4575


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