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The town and country friend and physician : or, An affectionate address on the preservation of health, and the removal of disease on its first appearance : supposed to be delivered by a country physician to the circle of his friends and patients on his retiring from business : with cursory observations on the treatment of children, &c. Intended for the promotion of domestic happiness : in two parts.

Parkinson, James, 1755-1824.
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1803
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Philadelphia : Printed and sold by James Humphreys ..., 1803.

Physical description

viii, 108 pages, 8 unnumbered pages ; 15 cm (12mo)

Notes

"The first part ... is nearly a copy of ... 'The villager's friend and physician,' and is from the pen of ... Mr. James Parkinson, of London. The second part [p. [73]-108] ... chiefly ... consist[s] of a selection of short extracts from some other late ... publications on the means of preserving health and prolonging life; also of some observations and remarks ... to reinforce the precepts ... in the first part." - "Advertisement" (unsigned) dated "Philad. County, April, 1803."
Parkinson's work was published in London in 1800. The second part (here first published?) is fictionally addressed to his friends by the same country physician
With fourn final leaves of advertisements
Film 633 reel 71 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 71, no. 1447).

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Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1447
Shaw & Shoemaker 4824
Shaw & Shoemaker 5176

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Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1960. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm

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