Advice to Mothers, On The Subject of Their Own Health;
BUCHAN, William M.D.
18212 and on the Means of Promoting the Health, Strength, and Beauty, of Their Offspring. London, Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1803. 1st Edition. Hardcover, 8vo., full gilt bordered morocco, gilt lettered leather title label on spine, small raised bands, spine in compartments, spine is tender, 31pp. closed tear, 97pp small tear with chip to lower inner edge some faint foxing and light rubbing to edges, appendices, 419pp. + 1pp. adv.. Scarce first edition. Dr Buchan first book "Domestic Medicine" agrued against taking regular baths as it encouraged germs. This book one of the first to recommend a healthy child was the result of a healthy mother. $450.00AUD
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