1788 Domestic Medicine for Poor Smallpox Cures Healing Scottish Homeopathy

BUCHAN, William

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William Buchan was a Scottish physician known for his medical treatise ‘Domestic Medicine,’ a book which described and provided medical treatments and preventions for peasants. This book was one of the most popular medical texts in Europe in the 18th– and 19th-centuries. The popularity of this book was attributed to the fact that it was the first medical book designed for the poor. To this point, medical books were designed for teaching or not thorough enough to provide help. This book offers cures and preventative techniques for smallpox, importance of bloodletting, recommendations on hygiene, and, more controversial, that immorality directly caused poor health and illness!

 

This fourth French edition was published in 1788 and printed in five complete tomes.

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1788 Domestic Medicine for Poor Smallpox Cures Healing Scottish Homeopathy

 

William Buchan was a Scottish physician known for his medical treatise ‘Domestic Medicine,’ a book which described and provided medical treatments and preventions for peasants. This book was one of the most popular medical texts in Europe in the 18th– and 19th-centuries. The popularity of this book was attributed to the fact that it was the first medical book designed for the poor. To this point, medical books were designed for teaching or not thorough enough to provide help. This book offers cures and preventative techniques for smallpox, importance of bloodletting, recommendations on hygiene, and, more controversial, that immorality directly caused poor health and illness!

 

This fourth French edition was published in 1788 and printed in five complete tomes.

 

Item number: #3175

Price: $550

 

BUCHAN, William

 

Médecine domestique ou traité complet des moyens de se conserver en santé, de guérir & de prévenir les maladies, par le régime & les remèdes simples : ouvrage utile aux personnes de tout état & mis à la portée de tout le monde

 

A Paris : Chez Froullé, 1788. Fourth edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 5 volumes
    • I – civ, 420
    • II – [4], xlviii, 560
    • III – [4], 608
    • IV – [4], 604
    • V – [4], xxxvi, 587, [1]
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7.75in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

BUCHAN, William

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete