Psuchrolousia; or, The history of cold bathing, both ancient and modern, in two parts
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Published by for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, 1706. in London .
Written in English


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Statementthe first written by Sir John Floyer..., the second treating of the genuine use of hot and cold baths... by Dr. Edward Baynard....
ContributionsBaynard, Edward.
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Open LibraryOL21701644M

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