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History of cold bathing, both ancient and modern

by Floyer, John Sir

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Published by J. Gadsby, R. Groomsbridge in Manchester, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Contains fac-simile of title-page of 5 ed. 1722.

StatementFirst published about the 1702. Abridged from 5th edition published in ... 1722
ContributionsBaynard, Edward, 1641-
The Physical Object
Pagination108 pages ;
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26291861M

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Psychrolousia. Or, the History of Cold Bathing: Both Ancient and Modern. in Two Parts. the First, Written by Sir John Floyer, the Second, Treating Cold Baths. by Dr. Edward Baynard, [Floyer, John, Baynard, Edward] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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in Two Parts. the First, Written by Sir John Floyer, the Second, Treating [John Floyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Psychrolousia. Or, the History of Cold Bathing: Both Ancient and Modern. In Two Parts. The First by John Floyer, Edward Baynard. Psychrolousia. Or, the History of Cold Bathing: Both Ancient and Modern. In Two Parts. The First, Written by Sir John Floyer, The Second, Treating of the Genuine Use of Hot and Cold Baths.

By Dr. Edward Baynard. Psychrolousia: or The History of Cold Bathing: Both Ancient and Modern. In Two Parts. The First Written by Sir John Floyer. The Second, Treating of the Genuine Use of Hot and Cold Baths. Author Floyer, Sir John; Baynard, Dr Edward Format/binding [Leather cover] Book condition Used - Boards missing.

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The first, written by Sir John Floyer, of Litchfield, Knt. The second, treating of the genuine use of hot and cold baths. Together with The wonderful Effects of the Bath Water, drank hot from the Pump, in decay'd Stomachs, and in most Diseases of the Bowels, Liver, and.

Psychrolousia: or, the history of cold-bathing, both in ancient and modern: In two parts Item Preview. Half-title: 'The history of cold bathing: both ancient and modern'.

The first word is transliterated from the Greek. Originally published under the title: 'An enquiry into the right use and abuses of hot, cold, and temperate baths in England', London, Reproduction of original from the British Library.

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Or, the history of cold bathing both ancient and modern. In two parts. The first, written by Sir John Floyer, The second, treating of the genuine use of hot and cold baths. By Dr. Edward Baynard, by: Floyer, John, Sir, Published: () Psychrolousia: or, the history of cold-bathing both ancient and modern.

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1, 2 This, in turn, came from the name of the Belgian town Spa, where in the 14th century a curative, thermal spring was discovered. Spa may also originate from the Latin word “spagere” (to scatter, sprinkle, moisten) or may be an acronym of the Latin phrase Cited by: Catch up on season 10 of Modern Marvels, only on HISTORY'.

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Steam bathing has been part of the human experience for centuries as we learned in Steam Bathing: A Journey Through the this next chapter in steam bathing history, we explore how the Ancient Greeks and Romans embraced steam .Inalong with the physician and poet Edward Baynard () he published The Ancient Psychrolusia Revived, or, an Essay to Prove Cold Bathing Both Safe and Useful.

A graduate of Leyden University, Baynard practised medicine in Bath, and also in London where he operated a cold bath.Psychrolousia: or The History of Cold-Bathing both Ancient and Modern. In two parts. FLOYER John and Dr. Edward BAYNARD.

AVAILABLE TO BUY ONLINE. This is a rare or used book from the Berkelouw Rare Books Department. The First written by Sir John Floyer of Litchfield. The Second Treating of the Genuine Use of Hot and Cold Baths.