Book Id: 50263 The art of curing diseases by expectation. Gideon Harvey.

The art of curing diseases by expectation

Publisher Information: London: James Partridge, 1689.

Harvey, Gideon (1640?-1700?). The art of curing diseases by expectation: With remarks on a supposed great case of apoplectick fits. [2], 224pp. London: James Partridge, 1689. 140 x 82 mm. Full antique calf, browned throughout. A few inkstains, edges a bit frayed, but a good copy.

First Edition. Harvey roundly attacked the medical establishment of his day, in a style indicating that he was less interested in reform than in embarrassing his opponents. His treatise obtained some fame on the Continent through the offices of Georg Ernst Stahl, who published a copiously annotated Latin translation in 1730. Wing H-1056.

Book Id: 50263

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