Dissertation on the properties and efficacy of the Lisbon diet-drink and its extract. 7th edition, enlarged
Leake, John

Publisher Information: London: R. Baldwin, 1780.

Leake, John (1729-92). Dissertation on the properties and efficacy of the Lisbon diet-drink, and its extract. . . . 8vo. [20], 152pp. Engraved plate. London: R. Baldwin, [1780]. 207 x 127 mm. Modern quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Lightly browned, scattered foxing, otherwise very good. Engraved armorial bookplate of John Martin Leake (late 18th-early 19th cent.) laid in. From the library of Chauncey D. Leake (1896-1978), with gift inscription to him on front endpaper. $ Seventh edition of this publication advertising Leake's patent remedy, which he successfully marketed as a cure for venereal disease, gout, scurvy, tuberculosis, scrofula, etc. This edition includes a supplement "containing plain rules for distinguishing venereal symptoms from those often mistaken for such by the patient." Rare-OCLC cites no copies of this edition, and RLIN cites only one (NLM). DNB. 38201

Book Id: 38201

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