Synopsis universae medicinae practicae: sive Doctissimorum virorum de morbis, eorumque causis ac remediis judicia: praxi & observationibus... London: R. Knaplock, J. Tonson, G & J. Innys, 1719.
8vo. [vi], 422,  pp. Contemporary full calf, gilt-decorated spine. $450.00
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.