Name Science/Natural History/Medicine
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Titles addressing medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, botany, earth sciences, astronomy, etc.

Titles

Displaying 26–50 of 249

ID Title Author Firms (City) Date Edition
22052 A most excellent cure for the stone and gravel, as published by Mrs. Joanna Stephens, For which Discovery she is allowed Five Thousand Pounds by Act of Parliament. To which is added, a compleat list of the nobility, gentry, physicians, and surgeons, who are appointed by Parliament to examine the said medicines. Stephens , Joanna
Joanna Stephens (London)
1740
215 A Natural History of Birds: intended chiefly for young persons: By Mrs. Charlotte Smith. Smith , Charlotte Turner
Joseph Johnson (London)
1807
21346 A new and complete American medical family herbal, wherein, is displayed the true properties and medical virtues of the plants, indigenous to the United States of America: together with Lewis' secret remedy, newly discovered, which has been found infallible in the cure of that dreadful disease hydrophobia; produced by the bite of a mad dog. Being the result of more than thirty years experienced practice of the author, while a prisoner, towards the close of the last war, among the Creek Indians; and his travels through the southern states, whilst making botanic discoveries. By Samuel Henry, botanist, one of the members of the late College of Physicians and Surgeons, and of the Medical Society of the city and county of New-York. With an appendix, of many choice medical secrets, never made known to the world before. Henry , Samuel
Samuel Henry
1814
10023 A Poetical Introduction to the Study of Botany. By Frances Arabella Rowden. Rowden , Frances Arabella
1801
11016 A Poetical Introduction to the Study of Botany. By Frances Arabella Rowden. The third edition: embellished with seven copper-plate engravings. Rowden , Frances Arabella
G. and W. B. Whittaker (London)
1818 The third edition: embellished with seven copper-plate engravings.
1029 A Preliminary Dissertation to the Mechanism of the Heavens. By Mrs. Somerville. Somerville , Mary
John Murray II [Albemarle] (London)
1832
24024 A proposal for discovering our longitude. By Jane Squire. Proposition pour la decouverte de notre longitude. Par Jeanne Squire. Squire , Jane
1742
24018 A proposal to determine our longitude. Squire , Jane
s.n. [sine nomine]
1731
22967 A proposal to determine our longitude. By Jane Squire. The Second Edition, in English only. Squire , Jane
1743 The Second Edition, in English only.
25639 A rational account of the natural weaknesses of women, and of the secret distempers peculiarly incident to them. Plainly discovering their nature, true cause, and best method of cure, so as Women or Maids of the meanest Capacity may perfectly understand, and Cure their own Illnesses: With a clear and very particular Account of Conception and Generation; Also of Barrenness and Miscarriage, directing how to certainly Cure the Former, and absolutely prevent hte Latter. To which are added, Prescriptions in English of admirable and long Experienc'd Medicines, for the Cure of each Private Distemper Women and Maids are subject to, by which they may safely cure themselves, without Trouble, the Advice, or Knowledge of other Person. Shewing Also, The great Danger Women are in from the Slightest Weakness, if let alone, and the Imminent Hazard they run, or becoming incurably Barren, and of losing their lives by following the Advice of Ignorant Persons, Unskillful Widwives, &c. Undeniably proving, That the most difficult Indispositions Women labour under may be easily and quickly remedied, if rightfully managed according to the Method and Medicines herein Faithfully revealed. To whole Illustrated with Various Caese of Persons Cured, Proper Hints, Useful Cautions, Observations and Intractions; the like for General Benefit to the Female Sex, never before published. Necessary to be read by all Women, in order to prevent, as well as Cure, and Weaknesses and Distempers they are lyable to. By a physician. The second edition, with several additions, and amendments. Unknown ,
1716 The second edition, with several additions, and amendments.
25301 A safe way to health, long life and happiness. Or, a brief discourse on all things necessary for the life of man, and which most conduce to the Preservation of Health. To which is added, some observations on windy diseases and surfeits, and certain means to prevent them. Published for the benefit of mankind. Unknown ,
1727
25660 A scheme for proper methods to be taken, should it please God to visit us with the plague. By Sir John Colbatch, A Member of the College of Physicians. Colbatch , John
1721
25649 A short account of the eye and nature of vision. Chiefly designed to illustrate the use and advantage of spectacles. Wherein Are laid down Rules for chusing Glasses proper for remedying all the different Defects of sight. As also Some reasons for preferring a particular Kind of Glass, fitter than any other made Use of for that Purpose. By James Ayscough, optician. The Fifth Edition. Ayscough , James
Edward Say (London)
1757 The Fifth Edition.
25124 A short account of the eye and nature of vision. Chiefly designed to illustrate the use and advantage of spectacles. Wherein Are laid down Rules for chusing Glasses proper for remedying all the different Defects of sight. As also Some reasons for preferring a particular Kind of Glass, fitter than any other made Use of for that Purpose. By James Ayscough, optician. The Fourth Edition. Ayscough , James
Alexander Strahan [Cornhill] (Cornhill)
Jacob Robinson [Ludgate St] (London)
Paul Stevens (London)
Anne Dodd II (London)
1755 The Fourth Edition.
24994 A short account of the eye and nature of vision. Chiefly designed to illustrate the use and advantage of spectacles. Wherein Are laid down Rules for chusing Glasses proper for remedying all the different Defects of sight. As also Some reasons for preferring a particular kind of Glass, fitter than any other made Use of for that Purpose. The third edition. By James Ayscough, optician. Ayscough , James
1754 The third edition.
25507 A short account of the eye and nature of vision. Chiefly designed to illustrate the use and advantage of spectacles. Wherein Is laid down Rules for chusing Glasses proper for remedying all the different Defects of sight. As also Some reasons for preferring a particular kind of Glass, fitter than any other made Use of for that Purpose. The second edition. By James Ayscough, optician. Ayscough , James
Alexander Strahan [Cornhill] (Cornhill)
Jacob Robinson [Ludgate St] (London)
Anne Dodd II (London)
John Jolliffe (London)
1752 The Second Edition
15110 A short account of the infectious malignant fever, as it appeared at Uxbridge, and its vicinity, in the summer and autumn of the year 1799; with a detail of the good effects of yeast, and vital air, in the different stages of that disorder. By a medical practitioner. Unknown ,
1799
25232 A short account of the itch, inveterate itching humours, scabbiness and leprosie: plainly describing their symptoms, nature , original cause and true care. with the Reason why so many miss of it for many Months, Years, &c. Shewing that it may be easily and safely accomplished without the Nauseous Use of Brimstone, Confinement of the Patient, or the Knowledge of other Person. As Also the imminent danger those afflicted with such Defilements of the Skin run, of fall into the Palsie, Apoplexy, Falling Sickness, Asthma, incurable consumption, &c. by Ill Methods of Cure, and pernicious Mercurial Medications. Necessary to be read by all Persons, but more especially those who are unhappily troubled with the ITCH, or any other Cutaneous Distemper. By T. S. Spooner , Thomas
1714
25750 A short account of the itch, inveterate itching humours, scabbiness and leprosie: plainly describing their symptoms, nature , original cause and true care. with the Reason why so many miss of it for many Months, Years, &c. Shewing that it may be easily and safely accomplished without the Nauseous Use of Brimstone, Confinement of the Patient, or the Knowledge of other Person. As Also the imminent danger those afflicted with such Defilements of the Skin run, of fall into the Palsie, Apoplexy, Falling Sickness, Asthma, incurable consumption, &c. by Ill Methods of Cure, and pernicious Mercurial Medications. Necessary to be read by all Persons, but more especially those who are unhappily troubled with the ITCH, or any other Cutaneous Distemper. By T. S. The Third Edition, with several new Additions. Spooner , Thomas
1718
25749 A short account of the itch, inveterate itching humours, scabbiness and leprosy: plainly describing their symptoms, nature, ... As also the imminent danger those afflicted with such defilements of the skin run, of falling into the palsy, ... By T. S. The second edition, with several additions. Spooner , Thomas
1715 The second edition, with several additions.
25821 A short account of the itch, or a compendious treatise of the diseases of the skin, from the slightest itching humour in particular parts only, to the most inveterate Itch, stubborn scabbiness, and confirmed leprosy. Plainly describing their symptoms, nature, dependance on each other, original cause, and dismal consequence to the patients and their posterity, if neglected or mismanaged. Also the dangerous effects of quicksilver girdles, ointments, washes, and other pernicious mercurial-medicines. Discovering the true and only certain method of curing those distempers with safety, ease, and expedition, and without the use of dabbing ointments, brimstone, or other nauseous and ill-smelling remedies, confinement of the patient, disorder of the body, or knowledge of the nearest friend. The whole illustrated with several extraordinary cases, and very remarkable cures performed by the author, necessary to be read by all persons, but more especially those who are unhappily troubled with the itch, or any other cutaneous distempers. By T.S. The sixth edition, corrected. Spooner , Thomas
1728 The sixth edition, corrected.
25395 A short essay on the scurvy: in which the Causes and Cure of that disease Are briefly Stated and Demonstrated. First, Representing the deceivable Forms and Characters under which it disguises it self. Secondly, The various, remote, and principal Causes of it examin'd. Thirdly, The material Causes discover'd. And, Fourthly, The best and most effectual Method of Cure exemplified in exceeding dangerous and contumacious Symptoms. With A Touch on Old Venereal Cases, and some remarks on the Doctrine of Acids and Alkalies. Unknown ,
Anne Dodd I (London)
1714
25439 A short view of the nature and cure of the small pox, the usefulness of spirit of vitriol, opiates, &c. With reflections on the common practice of bleeding in that distemper. By Richard Holland, M. D. Late Censor of the College of Physicians, and Fellow of the Royal Society. Holland , Richard
John Brindley (London)
1730
3019 A synopsis of the planisphere of the earth, and of the map of Europe, in which the situation and extent of the primary divisions of the globe, and the empires, kingdoms, States, and Republicks of Europe, with their Number, Boundaries, Extent, Degrees of Latitude, &c. in the aggregate and separately, are obtained by inspection; together with the description and use of the globes. Intended, by the author, as a useful appendix to her introduction to geography and astronomy. By Eliza Thomson, (late Cumyns,) of Brompton. Thomson , Eliza
1788
15086 A treatise on female, nervous, hysterical, hypochondriacal, bilious, convulsive diseases; apoplexy and palsy; with thoughts on madness, suicide, &c. in which the principal disorders are explained from anatomical facts, and the treatment formed on several new principles. By William Rowley, M. D. Member of the University of Oxford, the Royal College of Physicians in London, &c. Rowley , W.
Charles Nourse (London)
Elizabeth Newbery (London)
Thomas Hookham [New Bond Street] (London)
1788