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FRIENDLY ADVICETO A PATIENT AND SPIRITUAL DIRECTIONS FOR THE UNINSTRUCTED THE FIRST, CALCULATED MORE PARTICULARLY FOR THE USE OF THE SICK ETC THE SECOND ( WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED AS A KIND OF SUPPLEMENT ) ETC BY JAMES STONHOUSE PHYSICIAN TO THE COUNTY INFIRMARY AT NORTHAMPTON THE NINTH EDITION IMPROVED. LONDON.PRINTED BY CHARLES RIVINGTON NO DATE (1760s) XI+105+3 PAGES, BOOK MEASURES 7 X 4 1/2 INCHES. Bound in full contemporary red calf, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling on spine and both boards, binding rubbed with some wear loss on edges, top board has been reattached with binding tape, bottom hinge is cracking, but board firmly attached, although their are obvious problems with the binding, nevertheless a stunning piece of craftsmanship. Internally, 3 previous owners bookplate, very occasional spotting/browning, text in very good clean condition throughout, overall a very good clean copy, in very attractive contemporary full calf binding.