ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEM or, "On the Mode in Which Therapeutic Agents Introduced into the Stomach Produce Their Peculiar Effects on the Animal Economy." Being the Prize Essay to which the Medical Society of London awarded the Fothergillian Gold Medal for mdccclii [1852]

(Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1863).

A BEAUTIFULLY PRESERVED COPY OF THIS IMPORTANT MEDICAL STUDY. F. W. Headland graduated as B.A. of London University in 1849 and afterwards proceeded to the M.B. degree. He was appointed lecturer on botany at Charing Cross Hospital in 1852, and in the same year won the Fothergillian gold medal with An Essay on the Action of Medicines in the System. In 1858 he gave the Lettsomian Lectures on materia medica. In 1867 he was elected physician to Charing Cross Hospital, an appointment he held until ill health caused his retirement in the year preceding his early death. Headland was the author of A Medical Handbook (1861) and revised Royle’s Manual of Materia Medica and Therapeutics in 1856. RCP London Vol.IV. pp.128
Joseph H. Warren was a descendent of Dr. Joseph Warren the great American patriot, leader of revolution, youngest person granted a degree in medicine in America, polemicist, and political force in the American revolutionary period. The family Warren was most famous in Boston and New England for its long list of individuals over many generations who went into medical practice. Item #70153

Fourth American Edition. This copy from the library of noted Boston physician Joseph H. Warren with his autograph on the free-fly. 8vo, publisher's diced and decoratively stamped brown cloth, the spine lettered in gilt, the cover and spine decoratively stamped in blind. xvi, 448 pp. A very fine copy, beautifully preserved and near as pristine.

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