THE ENGLISH MALADY: or, A Treatise of Nervous Diseases of all Kinds, as Spleen, Vapours, Lowness of Spirits, Hypochonadriacal, and Hysterical Distempers, & c. In Three Parts. Part I. Of the Nature and Cause of Nervous Distempers. Part II. Of the Cure of Nervous Distempers. Part III. Variety of Cases that illustrate and confirm the Method of Cure. With the Author’s own Case at large.
London: G. Strahan, 1733. , xxxii, , 370, [6 catalogue.]pp. Recently finely rebound in full sprinkled calf, gilt, with red label. Octavo. First edition. Little browning at front and rear; else a very good copy in a handsome binding. Garrison and Morton 4840. ‘Cheyne attributed hypochondria (“Cheyne’s disease”) to the moisture of the air and variability of the weather in the British Isles