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Author Floyer, John, Sir, 1649-1734.

Title The ancient psychrolousia revived : or, an essay to prove cold bathing both safe and useful. In four letters. Letter I. Concerning the Antiquity of Religious and Medicinal Immersion. Letter II. An Account given of Hippocrates's Opinion, concerning the Nature of Cold Baths, and their Usefulness. Letter III. The Ancient Immersion in Baptism is described, and that it continued in England, till about the Year 1600. and was also useful to Cure many infirmities in Infants, and prevent hereditary Diseases, is clearly proved. Letter IV. Describing some remarkable Cures done anciently or lately by Cold Bathing. By Sir John Floyer, Kt. M. D. Also a letter of Dr. Baynard's, Containing an Account of many Eminent Cures done by the Cold Baths in England. Together with a Short Discourse of the wonderful Virtues of the Bath-Waters on decayed Stomachs, drank Hot from the Pump. .

Published London : printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, at the Prince's Arms in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1702.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Enquiry into the right use and abuses of the hot, cold, and temperate baths in England.
Physical description 24 unnumbered pages,328,2 unnumbered pages ; 8⁰
Notes The third word of the title is transliterated from the Greek.
With a final errata leaf.
First published under the title: 'An enquiry into the right use and abuses of the hot, cold, and temperate baths in England', London, 1697.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Hydrotherapy -- Early works to 1800.