An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of its Medical Uses: with Practical Remarks on Dropsy and Other Diseases.
by WITHERING, William (1741-1799).
Birmingham:: Classics of Medicine Library, 1979., 1979. 8vo. [ii], xx, , 207,  pp. Fold-out color frontis. Gilt decorated crimson leather, raised bands, all edges gilt. Fine. Special edition. Facsimile of the first English edition of 1806 "Withering was one of the greatest medical botanists and his book is a pharmacological classic. Before his time digitalis was a widely used folk remedy, occasionally mentioned in the literature, but it was due to him that correct dosages were established…" Garrison and Morton 1836.
(Inventory #: MM13343)
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