A Course of Fifteen Lectures, on Medical Botany, Denominated Thomson’s New Theory of Medical Practice . . Medicine, Samuel Robinson.

A Course of Fifteen Lectures, on Medical Botany, Denominated Thomson’s New Theory of Medical Practice . . .

Columbus [O.]: Published by Pike, Platt and Co., M. L. Lewis......Printer, 1832. An early edition of this popular work. 12mo, contemporary (likely original) tree calf, red morocco label, gilt lettering, 206, [2] pages, edges sprinkled. Some light wear and some foxing; small ink stain to a few leaves; a very good copy. Item #19132

First published in 1829 in Columbus, O., based on a series of lectures delivered in Cincinnati, and the earliest known work in support of the populist Thomsonian botanical medicine system. Evidently expanded over the earlier 162-page editions. Atwater 2991 (this edition); Morgan, Ohio Imprints, 178; Cordasco 30-0766.

Price: $250.00