A Collection of Receipts in Physic, being the Practice of the late Eminent Dr. Bloxam [sic]: containing a complete body of prescriptions answering to every Disease. With some in surgery. To which are added, by the editor, a general account of the operations of all kinds of medicines: also occasional remarks, directions, and cautions, suited to the different stages of distempers, in order to render this work particularly useful in families.
London: Printed for Lockyer Davis, 1754. Second edition, 8vo (190 x 120 mm), , 12, 108, pp., without the half-title but with the two advertisement leaves following p.108, some light browning to prelims, recent calf-backed marbled boards, spine red morocco title label lettered in gilt. Noel Broxholme, M.D. (1686–1748), a native of Stamford, Lincolnshire. "Broxholme was one of the six physicians appointed to St George's Hospital at the first general board held on 19 October 1733, and in the following year was made first physician to the prince of Wales, 'with salary annexed', an office which he resigned in 1739. He resigned from his post at St George's Hospital in 1735. At Lord Hervey's suggestion Broxholme was the first physician summoned to assist George Tessier in Queen Caroline's last illness."—(ODNB). Wellcome on-line, no. N14816.
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