Go back to article: An overlooked eighteenth-century scrofula pamphlet: changing forms and changing readers, 1760–1824

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Ink coloured illustrations of the Common Purple Vervain root from two separate pamphlet editions

Hand-coloured, intaglio prints from John Morley, An essay on the nature and cure of scrophulous disorders, vulgarly called the King’s Evil […] the seventh edition (London: Printed for James Buckland, 1771) and John Morley, The fifteenth edition, revised, of an essay, on the nature and cure of scrophulous disorders, commonly called the King’s Evil (London: Printed for James Buckland, 1776). The colouring of the prints varies greatly in quality.