An inaugural dissertation on the warm bath

Philadelphia: Carr & Smith, 1801. 4to. [vi], 53, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. With 1 plate (trimmed) depicting a steam cabinet. Disbound. Item #3283

First edition describing the physical effects that bathing has on the body. He discusses warm, hot or tepid baths as therapeutics in the treatment of diseases as diverse as tetanus, typhus and mental disturbances such as mania and hysteria.

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