1768. EPHRAIM ELIOT'S COPY 1782. FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY /JOHN F. ELIOT/1827 WHYTT, Robert. THE WORKS OF ROBERT WHYTT, M.D. Late Physician to his Majesty; President of the Royal College of Physicians, Professor of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, and Fellow of the Royal Society. Published by his Son. Edinburgh, T. Becket, and P.A. de Hondt, London, 1768. Quarto.pp, viii, 762pp.[no plate or half title]. First edition. Among the works included are "An Essay into the Vital and Involuntary Movements of Animals" (1751) and "... the Nature, Cause and Cure of those Disorders which are commonly called Nervous, Hypochondriac, or Hysteric" (1764). Whytt was best known for his work in neurology, and "the stone." He was an early experimenter with electricity as therapy. Both boards detached, library stamps, and the signature of Ephraim Eliot, the first President of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (1782). Calf, worn and dry; front board (with two earl 19th century commercial apothecary labels on from pastedown) ff. No half- title. (Walleriana 10274-9; Heirs of Hippocrates 924; Garrison and Morton 1381, 4841). (Inventory #: 87008)
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