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A short account of several excellent medicines lately discovered in the argol or tartar; : together with its preparations; viz. the volatile salt, oil, spirit, and fixed salt. To which are annexed, divers remarkable instances of the efficacy of these noble medicines in the following disorders: the raw chrystals, in fits, convulsions, head-ach, &c. The volatile salt, in the consumption, scurvy, weakness of the nerves, venereal distemper, obstruction of the menses, weakness of the stomach, &c. The spirit, in the dropsy, obstructions, lowness of spirits, fainting, &c. The oil, in the gout, asthma, rheumatism, &c. The fixed salt, in the stone, gravel, &c... / By Wm. Taube, Dove.

Dove, William Taube.
M.DCC.LVII. [1757]
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London : Printed for the author, and sold by R. Baldwin, in Pater-Noster-Row, M.DCC.LVII. [1757]

Physical description

[2], i-iv, [5]-38, 1-29 pages, [1] page ; 8vo (21 cm)


The second edition, with additions.


Addenda follows main text, with separate pagination.
Decorative head and tailpieces.
Probable title-page cancel. Appears to be a reissue of 1st edition and its addenda, with replacement title-page later used for the 2nd edition.
Probably ESTC T202406 (copy at John Rylands) but bound in correct order.
Copy 1. Disbound.

Publications note

ESTC T202406



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