Morisoniana; or, Family Adviser of the British College of Health, being a collection of the Works of Mr. Morison, the Hygeist ... forming a Complete Manual for Individuals and Families ... with an Appendix, Containing a Short Treatise on the Origin and Eradicability of the Small Pox. ... Fourth Edition, with Considerable Additional Articles.

MORISON, (James).

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Description: 3 engraved plates. 629pp. + index. 8vo, cont. sheep; t.p. worn. London, 1833. Volume I only.

Comments: First volume of a two volume work by the soi-disant "Hygeist", including several articles, having continuous pagination, but preceded by individual t.p.s dated from 1825-1830. Morison's Hygeian System consisted of the Universal Vegetable Medicine, as well as warm baths and vapor baths. The "British College of Health" was an institution of his invention. Morison's Pills were frequently ridiculed by Carlyle and others. - D.N.B.

Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 36567


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