FRANCIS, D. J. T.
Change of climate considered as a remedy in dyspetic, pulmonary, and other chronic affections; with an account of the most eligible places of residence for invalids in Spain, Portugal, Algeria, etc., at different seasons of the year; and an appendix on the mineral springs of the Pyrenees, Vichy, and Aix les Bains.London: John Churchill, 1853.
The author, a pulmonary specialist at Cavendish Square, London, provides a detailed manual for invalid travellers, seeking cures for tuberculosis, and indigestion and "nervous affections." It may be one of the first travel guides for invalids. Unusual for the coverage of Algeria. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.
Subjects: Bioclimatology, Biogeography, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Algeria, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Portugal, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Spain, PULMONOLOGY › Lung Diseases › Pulmonary Tuberculosis, THERAPEUTICS › Balneotherapy