FRIENDLY CAUTIONS To The HEADS Of FAMILIES And OTHERS, Very Necessary to be Observed in Order to PERSERVE HEALTH And LONG LIFE: with Ample Directions to NURSES WHO ATTEND The SICK, Women in Child-Bed, &c. Third Edition with Additions.; The NURSE'S GUIDE, or Companion for A Sick Chamber [half-title]. Robert Wallace Johnson.
FRIENDLY CAUTIONS To The HEADS Of FAMILIES And OTHERS, Very Necessary to be Observed in Order to PERSERVE HEALTH And LONG LIFE: with Ample Directions to NURSES WHO ATTEND The SICK, Women in Child-Bed, &c. Third Edition with Additions.; The NURSE'S GUIDE, or Companion for A Sick Chamber [half-title].

FRIENDLY CAUTIONS To The HEADS Of FAMILIES And OTHERS, Very Necessary to be Observed in Order to PERSERVE HEALTH And LONG LIFE: with Ample Directions to NURSES WHO ATTEND The SICK, Women in Child-Bed, &c. Third Edition with Additions.; The NURSE'S GUIDE, or Companion for A Sick Chamber [half-title].

Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by James Humphreys. 1804. 1st US edition, with Notes and Additions (American Imprints 6561; Austin 1073). [2], [vi], [ix] - xii, 163, [5 (adverts)] pp. Numerous mispaginations, though text continuous. Errata slip tipped onto ffep. 12mo: a^6 A - O^6. 6-3/4" x 4". Period full mottled calf, with maroon leather title label to spine. Geneal binding wear with front joint held by cords. Chipping to right side of title label. Usual browning & spotting to paper, with a rather unsightly spot to lower corner of A6 & B1 [no text obscured]. Later book label to front paste-down. A Good copy. Item #33889.2

First published anonymously in London in 1767. Contains an extended list [50 pp] of food & drink recipes for feeding the ill [who wouldn't get better after eating a portion of White (or Brown) Caudle?], with some recipes added soley to this American edition (e.g., Syrup of Turneps [sic], p. 105- "This simple syrup has been found very useful in coughs.").

NB. We have noted 2 issues of this title- provisionally assigning 1st to that with the hand-canceled word error on page 8 and 2nd to the copy with the eratta slip.

Scarce in the trade.

Price: $975.00

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