Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Robinson, Nicholas. A New Method of Treating Consumptions. Wherein All the Decays Incident to Human Bodies, Are Mechanically Accounted for. With Some Considerations, touching the Difference between Consumptions and those Decays that Naturally attend Old Age. To which are Added, Arguments in Defence of the Possibility of Curing Ulcers of the Lungs: As Also Reasons demonstrating that the irregular Discharges of all the Evacuations in Consumptions, arise from the Resistance of the Heart not Decaying in a simple Proportion to the Resistance of the other Parts. London: for A. Bettesworth and T. Warner, G. Strahan, and C. Rivington, 1727. 8vo. A-P8, A-I8, K10. xvi,218, [6], 160, [4]. Full modern calf, banded spine, black leather label with gilt lettering. Red speckled edges. Browning, foxing, dampstains. A1 (t.p.) in both red and black inks, name of previous owner (old hand) on A1 and B1; correction to text made on G3(v), in old hand. First edition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Krown & Spellman retail: $125

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    2nd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 155

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 October 23 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 June 22 - 23 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential &  Political Americana, Part V - Dallas
    2019 June 22 - 23 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana, Part V - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $746,988