JENKINS, Jeremiah.

Observations on the Present State of the Profession & Trade of Medicine, as practised by physicians, surgeons, apothecaries, chemists, druggists, and quacks in the metropolis and throughout the country of Great Britain.

London: Printed for the author, and sold by all booksellers… 1810.1810

8vo, 2 leaves, pp. xvi, 140, (4) advertisements. Faint library stamp on the title-page. Good modern half calf antique, spine gilt, red morocco label, a fine copy.

SOLE EDITION. Jenkins took his comments on the present state of the medical profession in this work from a journal, A selection of interesting cases in surgery, medicine and midwifery, and republished them so that the members of the various legislative bodies “may not be ignorant of the disgraceful practices, both of regular men and licensed quacks, when the important subject of medical reform is discussed” (p. ii).


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