Vegetable Charcoal: Its Medicinal Properties 1857 James Bird ~Indigestion ~Bowels & Stomach ~Medicine ~Antique ~Powdered/Activated Charcoal


Title: Vegetable Charcoal; Its Medicinal and Economic Properties with Practical Remarks on Its Use in Chronic Affections of the Stomach and Bowels

Author: James Bird, M.R.C.S.

Description: Second edition enlarged, 1857. Original cloth boards with a circular ''Bird on Charcoal'' stamped in gilt on front cover; spine gilt lettered. Interior is clean and unmarked. 8vo. pp. viii, [9]-90. 22 x 13.5 cm.

Treatise on the use of powdered charcoal as a remedy for indigestion and other painful digestive disorders.

James Bird (d. 1874, London) was educated at St. Bartholomew's Hospital and became a Licentiate of the Apothecaries' Society in 1821, and Member of the Royal Society of Surgeons in 1825. He began his practice at Cardiff, where he was Surgeon to the Royal Glamorgan Light Infantry Regiment Militia. After a few years he relocated to Portman Square in London where he was to maintain a considerable practice, retiring in about 1856.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: John Churchill
Place: London
Year: 1857

Keywords: medicine, antique, activated charcoal, powder of charcoal, powdered charcoal, indigestion, digestive system, digestion, England,

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