Lawrance, Richard Moore. On the Application and Effect of Electricity and Galvanism. In the Treatment of Cancerous, Nervous, Rheumatic and other Affections. Henry Renshaw, London, 1853. Slim 8vo, size approx 208mm x 130mm. Contemporary blue ribbed cloth, blind decoration with gilt titles to front. Pp102. Covers bumped and rubbed at edges. All pages tight, bright and clean. A fascinating early book describing the believed benefits of electricity in a vast range of conditions including nervous disorders, joint problems, gout, rheumatism, paralysis and muscular contractions. Very good condition. Scarce.
Richard Moore Lawrance experimented and wrote several books on the medical usage of electricity in a wide range of illnesses and diseases during the middle of the 19th century. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Cat. No. 91623. £150