An enquiry into the right use and abuses of the hot, cold, and temperate baths…
An enquiry into the right use and abuses of the hot, cold, and temperate baths in England. In which I. The several kinds of baths are examin’d, and their virtues explain’d by their sensible qualities. II. The right use and the abuses of hot baths are discover’d. III. The proper use and abuses of the temperate baths are described. Iv. Cold bathing, as it is used by the ancient and modern physicians, is recommended, and the injuries of it in some cases are observed: with a particular description of the virtues and use of Buxton-Bath in Derby-shire; being the most excellent, temperate, and safe cool bath in England. To this is added I. An extract of Dr. Jones’s treaty on Buxton-Bath; with some additions, and remarks on it. II. A letter from Dr. Clayton of Lancashire, concerning the use of St. Mungus-Well. III. An abstract of some cures perform’d by the bath at Buxton. By Sir John Floyer, Kt. M.D.
London : printed for R. Clavel, at the Peacock in St. Paul’s-Church-yard, 1697.