Observations on Diseases incidental to Seamen. Translated from the Latin edition printed at Leyden.
London: Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, jun… 1772.1772
8vo, 1 leaf, pp. ii, xxiv, iii, 435. Contemporary speckled sheep, cracks at ends of joints, slight wear to ends of spine, some scuff marks on the covers, but a clean and fresh copy. Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Lonsdale; small personal stamp on verso of title.
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of a comprehensive Dutch work on naval medicine, “one of the best works on marine medicine that we possess” (Hirsch). It includes a long chapter on scurvy.