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Lee, Edwin.
The Continent: Considered Chiefly in a Hygienic and Medical Point of View. Comprising General and Medical Notices of Places of Resort in France, Italy, Germany, &c. with Appended Observations on the Influence of Climate and Travelling, and Meteorological Tables
Publisher: W. J. Adams / Bradshaw and Blacklock, London & Manchester;
Date of Publication: 1869
Stock Code: 8383
Second Edition. Octavo, pp. [4], x, 416, [14] catalogue etc. Publisher’s original bottle-green pebbled cloth, sympathetically re-backed using with original spine laid-on; gilt titles to spine and upper board with decorative borders in blind to boards. Edges a little rubbed; tidy ownership inscription to upper corner of half-title and title page, in the same hand, otherwise contents clean. A Very Good copy.
Invalid’s companion to European health resorts, brought up-to-date to reflect the increased infrastructure and travel opportunities since the previous edition. Dr Edwin Lee (circa 1800-1870) was a medical reformer and prolific author on medical subjects, and an early advocate of spa treatments and the Cold Water Cure following extensive travels of his own on the continent.
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