London: R. Knaplock, J. Tonson, G & J. Innys, 1719. 8vo. [vi], 422,  pp. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary full calf, gilt-decorated spine. Item #657
FIRST EDITION of an extremely popular work in which Allen provides, for a number of diseases, the opinions of various authors, ancient and modern. He specifically deals with certain eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimea.