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LEAKE, John (1729--1792)
[Medical instructions towards the prevention and cure of chronic or slow diseases peculiar to women. 1792]
Practical observations towards the prevention and cure of chronic diseases peculiar to women: in which their nature is explained, and their treatment clearly laid down, ... for the use of those affected with such diseases, as well as the medical reader. To which are added, prescriptions, or efficacious forms of medicine, in English, adapted to the several diseases. By John Leake, M.D. ... Seventh edition. Vol. I. (II.)
London: printed for Evans; Murray; and Egerton, 1792.
2 vols ; 20.9 cm. (8º)
I: 454 p.
II: 423, [19] p.

Volume II has title: Practical observations on the child-bed fever, and acute diseases most fatal to women during the state of pregnancy. ... Vol. II. First published in 1777 as Medical instructions towards the prevention and cure of chronic or slow diseases peculiar to women (2nd ed., q.v.), in one volume; in 1781 a two-volume edition was published with the addition of Practical observations on the child-bed fever, first published separately in 1772, as vol. II. John Leake was physician to the Westminster Lying-In Hospital. ESTC n12.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on title-pages Elizth: Soane. Armorial bookplates of William Leake, Esq.

Binding C18th marbled calf, gilt-ruled borders, gilt-tooled spines, black morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 4539


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