A Treatise on the Non-Naturals. In which the Great Influence They have on Human Bodies [is] Set forth, and Mechanically accounted [for]. To which is subjoin'd, A Short Essay on the Chin-Cough: with a New Method of treating that Obstinate Distemper. John BURTON.

A Treatise on the Non-Naturals. In which the Great Influence They have on Human Bodies [is] Set forth, and Mechanically accounted [for]. To which is subjoin'd, A Short Essay on the Chin-Cough: with a New Method of treating that Obstinate Distemper.

York: Printed by A. Staples... 1738. First edition, 8vo, xxiii, (1), 367, (1) pp. Signatures to title, one partly removed affecting a couple of the printed words, modern owner's ink stamp to fly leaf. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked with a red label, some repair to corners also. Burton lists the non-naturals as "1. Air; 2. Meat and Drink; 3. Exercise and Rest; 4. Sleep and Waking; 5. Things retain'd, that should be excreted; and too great an Excretion of what shou'd be retain'd; 6. Affections of the Mind.", and examines the effect of climate and diet on the body. "Chin-cough" is a contemporary term for whooping cough. Wellcome II p277. Item #14284

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