A Treatise on Headaches 1853 John C. Peters ~ homeopathy homeopathic ~ antique medical


Title: A Treatise on Headaches: Including Acute, Chronic, Nervous, Dyspeptic, or Sick-Headaches; also Congestive, Rheumatic, and Periodical Headaches, based on Th. J. Ruckert's Clinical Experience in Homoeopathy [...]

Author: John C. Peters, M. D. / [Theodore Johann Rueckert]

Description: Green cloth with decoratively blind stamped boards, gilt title on spine. Light wear to boards. Inner hinges good. Pages have a bit of foxing; heavy smudges on two pages; otherwise interior is generally clean aside from some pen circling on the title and dedication pages and a few notes on the first page of the Preface and the first blank flyleaf at rear. pp. xxviii, 135, plus 5 page catalog of homeopathic books.

A treatise on the homeopathic treatment of headaches, with descriptions of 169 cases, organized by remedy, and general commentary. Peters' work here is a translation and an elaboration on the section on headaches in Theodore Johann Ruckert's Klinische Erfahrung in der Homoopathie. Ruckert and his older brother, Ernest Ferdinand Ruckert, were direct students of Hahnemann.

The author, Dr. John Charles Peters (1819-1893), physician to and friend of Washington Irving, was educated at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and studied in Berlin and Vienna, receiving his medical degree in 1842. He was a native of New York City and maintained a well-known practice there. He was one of the three founders of the New York Pathological Society (1844) and at one time was the president of the Medical Society of the County of New York.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+

Publisher: William Radde
Place: New York
Year: 1853

Keywords: homoeopathy, homeopathy, homeopathic,

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