A Practical Treatise on Venereal Diseases; or, Critical and Experimental Researches on Inoculation, Applied to the Study of these Affection, with a Therapeutical Summary and Special Formulary.
RICORD, PH. (M.D.); DRUMMOND, Henry Pilkington (trans.)
An exhaustive, 19th century French study, translated into English for an American audience on the symptoms and treatment of various std's or venereal diseases common in the period including syphilis, gonorrhea, and buboes. Also includes recipes or "special formulary" for some of Ricord's medicines, and an extensive publisher's list at the back of the volume. A fascinating and detailed look at the 19th century science and the history of sexually transmitted diseases.
- Publisher: Lea and Blanchard
- Edition: Second American Edition
- Date Published: 1845
- Place Published: Philadelphia
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
256,14, 2p. 24 cm black hardcover binding with title label affixed to spine. Binding has bumps and wear to extremes, corners and edges. Some soiling to binding. Foxing to pages. Text unmarked and clear for reading.