WHITEHEAD, Paul. ~ An Epistle to Dr. Thompson By Mr. Whitehead. [London:] Printed for W. Owen... [ 1755].
4to (231 × 180 mm), pp. 23, ; partially uncut; preserved in modern boards; contemporary inscription to head of title (slightly cropped): ‘Sir Robert Hildyard’.
First edition. Addressed to Whitehead’s friend, Dr Thomas Thompson, physician to the Prince of Wales, An Epistle pours scorn on the many doctors who disagreed with Thompson’s treatment of the Prince in his last illness. A second edition followed in the same year.