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The healing art, or Art of healing disclosed

Steward, William, 1765-1845.

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Also known as

Art of healing disclosed


Ballston Spa [N.Y.] : Printed by James Comstock, 1812.

Physical description

55 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 17 cm


Republished in Saco, Me., in 1827 under title: The first edition of Steward's Healing art, corrected and improved by the original hand

Includes (p. [31]-43): Further diseases which are not alphabetically arranged, and Advice to females

Includes (p. [44]-55): Appendix, containing Of ointments, Of oils, and a Postscript

Signatures: [A]² B-E⁶ F². DNLM

NLM Copy 1 imperfect: p. 51-54 partially torn and leaf cast, with loss of text; all after p. 54 wanting; title leaf partially torn, stained, and leaf cast, affecting text; unbound; stabbed DNLM

Film 633 reel 90 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 90, no. 1828). DNLM

Publications note

Shaw & Shoemaker 26805

Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1828

Reproduction note

Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1959. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm



  • English

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This material has been provided by the National Library of Medicine (U.S.), through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

National Library of Medicine (U.S.)


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