1757. Item #80671
HUXHAM, John. AN ESSAY ON FEVERS. TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED, A DISSERTATION ON THE MALIGNANT, ULCEROUS SORE-THROAT. London: printed for J. Hinton, 1757. Third edition. A8 - Y8; xvi + 336 pp. 8vo., old calf with raised bands, faint gold rules on boards. Lacks spine label, although no signs of a former one appear. Boards worn. Front board detached, rear board joint tender. Ex-library with usual markings. GM cites this as Huxham's "best" work (2201, citing first edition, and 5050, first issue). First use of the term "influenza." Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials. Printer's device on title page.