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STITCHED CHELTENHAM WATER

FOTHERGILL, A[nthony]. A new experimental inquiry into the nature and qualities of the cheltenham water. To which are now added, observations on sundry other waters: shewing how their Properties may be ascertained, their Virtues preserved, their Impurities corrected &c. With an appendix on mephitic-alkaline water; a new and approved remedy against the stone and gravel.

Bath. Printed By R. Cruttwell; and sold by W. Taylor et al., 1788. Third edition.
8vo. xv, [1], 122pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut, stitched as issued. Lightly dust-soiled, creasing to leaves, ink annotations and spotting to half-title and title-page, occasional marginal chipping.
A revised and extended edition of a study on the chemical composition and employment of the waters of Cheltenham Spa by Bath based physician Anthony Fothergill (bap. 1737, d. 1813). First printed in 1783, this third edition is a reissue of the second, with the half-title edition statement amended and the date '1788' effaced.
ESTC N41778.
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 16170