The Sanative Influence of Climate.
Place Published: Philadelphia
Date Published: 1843
Description: 10 tables. 196pp., light foxing, advertisements, 8vo, contemporary 1/2 tan leather, marbled boards (rubbed). Philadelphia: Barrington, 1843. First American edition from the Last London Edition. .
Comments: A pioneering work on medical climatology. First published in 1829 as The Influence of Climate in the Prevention and Cure of Chronic Diseases, this book by Queen Victoria's future personal doctor "has the merit of giving information on a subject on which at the time of its publication few English physicians had written anything". DNB IV 402.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 30518