London: Hurst and Blackett, 1860.
First edition. Two volumes. viii, 314p; iv, 314p. Frontispiece in each volume. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in quarter brown morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spine lavishly gilt. Fine. Item #21128
"The writer of these volumes has endeavored to collect... the best of those medical Ana that have been preserved by tradition and literature... Much of the contents... has never before been published." (The Preface).
Includes chapters on Thomas Browne and Kenelm Digby, Hans Sloane, John Radcliffe, Bleeding, etc.