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Medical Books, Four American Imprints, 1794-1817.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
380A
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Medical Books, Four American Imprints, 1794-1817. Including: Benjamin Rush's An Account of the Bilius Remitting Yellow Fever as it Appeared in the City of Philadelphia, in the Year 1793, Philadelphia: Dobson, 1794, leaves toned; Albert Von Haller's First Lines of Physiology, Troy: Penniman & Co., 1803; John Abernethy's Surgical Observations on the Constitutional Origin and Treatment of Local Diseases and on Aneurisms, on Diseases Resembling Syphilis; and on Diseases of the Urethra, Philadelphia: for Dobson, 1811; [and] John Hunter's A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-Shot Wounds, Philadelphia: Webster, 1817; all octavo and bound in contemporary leather bindings, sizes vary. (4)
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

Penniman & Co., John Abernethy, Albert Von Haller, Philadelphia, Benjamin Rush, Dobson, Fellows of the Royal Society, Health, John Hunter, Pennsylvania, United States

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