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NEALE (Henry St. John). Practical Essays and Remarks on that species of consumption incident to youth, and the Different Stages of Life, commonly called Tabes Dorsalis; with an Account of the Nature, Causes, and Cure of that Distemper, and the Diseases Arising there-from, Especially the Nervous Atrophia, and The Phthisis, or Consumption in General. To which are Added, Extracts from the Works of the most distinguished Practitioners of the present and former Ages, coinciding with the Author's own Practice and Experience, demonstrating the baneful Effects of unnatural Venery on the finest Functions in the Animal Oeconomy. By Henry St. John Neale, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Surgery in Paris, of the University of Leyden, and Surgeon in London, formerly Surgeon Major to the Duke of Northumberland's Regiment, or Fifth Battalion of Infantry, and to the Royal Military Hospital at Chatham.1800

London: Printed for the Author, by J. Crowder, Warwick-Square, and sold by J. Walker, [Second Edition], occasional browning of the text, ownership inscription on title, xiii, [3], 223, [1] pp., modern half morocco, spine lettered in gilt in compartments, uncut, a good copy. First published in 1797 and much enlarged for this edition. The ESTC finds 2 copies only of the first edition, and 7 copies of this edition; Blake, p.320.

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