London: G. Strahan, 1733. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. In three parts, each with separate title page. Period brown calf, all edges sprinkled red. 9 x 5 inches (22.5 x 13 cm); , xxxii, , 370 pp.,  pp. ads. Binding rubbed, joints restored, occasional spotting and toning. 18th century armorial bookplate of The Honourable George Baillie. Garrison & Morton 4840. Wellcome II p.339. Hunter & Macalpine p.351. 'Cheyne (1671-1743) attributed hypochondria ('Cheyne's disease') to the moisture of the air and variability of the weather in the British Isles. Cheyne himself suffered from this disease and the work includes a careful account of his own case history'. [Garrison & Morton, p.745]. (Inventory #: 14504)
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