AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGIN, SYMPTOMS, AND CURE OF INFLUENZA OR EPIDEMIC CATARRH; with Some Hints Respecting Common Colds and Incipient Pulmonary Consumption. Henry H. Porter.

AN ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGIN, SYMPTOMS, AND CURE OF INFLUENZA OR EPIDEMIC CATARRH; with Some Hints Respecting Common Colds and Incipient Pulmonary Consumption.

Philadelphia, [PA]: Henry H. Porter, Publisher. Literary Rooms, 121 Chestnut St., T. Town, Printer, 1832. First edition. 8vo. 80 pp. Original blue paper boards, large orange printed paper label on front cover, with green paper spine. Some wear overall, scattered foxing. Very good. ATWATER 8: "It is just one of the hygienic publications written by Henry H. Porter in a thirty month publishing career. A thorough review of Porter's brief but intense career as a publisher of popular literature is provided in T. Horrock's " Promoting good heath in the age of reform: the medical publications of Henry H. Porter of Philadelphia, 1829-32. Canadian bull. of med. hist., 1995,12:259-87." AMERICAN IMPRINTS 10789 & 14323 (under Porter). Item #64498

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