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An Account Of The Foxglove

$45.00 inc GST

By William Withering

Beautiful leatherbound reprint of Withering’s famous plant-based treatment for heart failure

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Description

  • Published as part of the Classics Of Medicine Library [Gryphon Editions, 1979]
  • Full leather boards; gold-stamped design and titling; all edges gilt; silk bookmark; marbled endpapers; previous owner’s bookplate pasted to ffep; a fine copy
  • Originally published in 1785, this study of the effects of extracts from the common English Foxglove plant proved crucial in understanding heart failure