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The Mineral Springs of Western Virginia: With Remarks on Their Use, and the Diseases to Which They Are Applicable

Burke, William, M.D
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New York : Wiley and Putnam, 1846.
The 2d ed., rev., cor. and enl. / To which are added a notice of the Fauquier White Sulphur Spring, and a chapter on taverns, also a review of a pamphlet published by Dr. J.J. Moorman By William Burke
  • Introduction
  • General Remarks
  • Dyspepsia
  • Aliment
  • Treatment
  • Mineral waters
  • Warm springs
  • Hot springs
  • Sweet springs
  • Red-sweet springs
  • The skin
  • White sulphur springs
  • Red sulphur springs
  • Hayes' analysis of the red sulphur
  • Phthisis
  • Is consumption curable?
  • Dr. Hunt on the Red Sulphur
  • Laryngitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Hypertrophy of the heart
  • Kidneys and bladder
  • Uterus
  • Diseases of the liver
  • Chronic diarrhoea
  • Salt sulphur springs
  • Professor Rogers' analysis of the salt sulphur
  • Blue sulphur springs
  • Daggers', or Dibrell's springs
  • Alum springs
  • Fauquier white sulphur springs
  • Taverns.
394 p. : fold. map ; 17 cm.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bookplate of J. Ely Kellog. Copy 1.
HEALTH SCIENCES: Purchased from The Weaver Family Endowed Rare Book and Medical Materials Fund, April 2007.
HEALTH SCIENCES: Two photographs are inserted in the back, one of Mrs. Charles J. Werner and the other of Charles J. Werner taken at Bath Alum Springs, Summer of 1916.
HEALTH SCIENCES: Bookplate of Daniel Henry Holmes Ingalls.
HEALTH SCIENCES: Spine title reads: "Mineral springs of Virginia."
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RA807.V7 B87 1846