A new theory of Acute and Slow Continu'd fevers...To which is prefix'd, An essay Concerning the improvements of the Theory of Medicine.
London. Printed by H. Parker, 1722. Third edition, with many additions.
8vo. , 168pp. Disbound. Very occasional spotting.
An extended edition of physician George Cheyne's (1671/2-1743) first (positively identified) published work, initially printed in 1701 as A new theory of continual fevers. An acolyte of Newton, Cheyne here proclaims that Newtonian natural philosophy would form the basis for a new system of medicine.
ESTC T55645.£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 21613