Advice for the Use of Lavements in Preventing Confinement of the Bowels and Removing Various Diseases

By: Scott, James (M.D.)

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VG, mottled grey boards with gilt titling on decorative leather, a bit browned & scuffed; text & b&w illustrations inside are clean & bright, though there is some spotting to the edge of the text block. A rather beautiful illustration of the stomach & bowels appears frontis, opposite the title page. "I recollect attending a case, some years ago, where the faeces were so firmly impacted in the rectum, that an injection could not be forced into the bowel, until some portion of the excremental mass had been scooped out with the handle of a spoon." .; 8" x 5" x 0.8"; 272 pages

Title: Advice for the Use of Lavements in Preventing Confinement of the Bowels and Removing Various Diseases

Author Name: Scott, James (M.D.)

Categories: Medicine,

Publisher: Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper: 1833

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 23708