1742. Item #80986
CHEYNE, George. THE NATURAL METHOD OF CUREING THE DISEASES OF THE BODY, AND THE DISORDERS OF THE MIND, DEPENDING ON THE BODY. London: Printed for Geo. Strahan and John and Paul Knapton, 1742. Third edition.  + A8 - X6.  + 316 pp. 8vo., rebound in quarter black morocco with gilt spine lettering, blue cloth boards. Good, joints tender; Small printed bookplate and bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Ink ownership to title page (trimmed) and verso of dedication page. Title page continued: "Part I. General reflections on the Oeconomy of Nature in Animal Life. Part II. The Means and Methods for preserving Life and Faculties; and also concerning the Nature and Cure of Acute, Contagious, and Cephalic Disorders. Part III. Reflections on the Nature and Cure of Particular Distempers." Practical medicine intermingled with philosophy, based on Cheyne's work and personal experience.