Item #31011 Catalogue 632: English Medicine and Allied Subjects. Maggs Bros.
Catalogue 632: English Medicine and Allied Subjects

Catalogue 632: English Medicine and Allied Subjects

London: Maggs Bros. 1936. First edition. Soft cover. 71p, several line ills. Spine chipped, corners bumped, back cover soiled. Good. Item #31011

Bookseller catalogue of 371 annotated items: books and ephemera of the 16th-19th centuries, including many King's Evil "Touch-Pieces" (tokens presented by kings or queens to their subjects to cure them of scrofula or the "King's Evil"). Some of the frequent topics in the index are dietetics, eyes, gout, insanity, longevity, medicinal waters, plague, small pox, and surgery. The second photo shows the complete index. Also about 70 medical portraits (unillustrated). Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $25.00

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