An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of its Medical Uses: with remarks on dropsy and other diseases.

London: Broomsleigh Press, n.d.

Octavo, 207 pages. Folding frontispiece. Number 70 of 250 copies. Facsimile of the first edition, originally published in Birmingham by Swinney in 1785. A classic of medical history, one of the first clinical trials of a drug. Withering used Digitalis Purpurea, or foxglove, to treat congestive heart failure. Some soiling to grey cloth covered boards, otherwise near fine. Printed on a thick, laid paper.

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