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    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


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    October, 2014
    2nd Thursday
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