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Theory of medicine: lectures

  • Gregory, James, 1753-1821
c. 1785
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Gregory, James (1753-1821)
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Theory of medicine. Notes of lectures by an unnamed student. The date can be fixed approximately from the references on pp. 255-268 to Dr. Adair Crawford's 'Essay' (i.e. his 'Experiments and observations on animal heat') which was published in 1779, and is here spoken of as 'a conjecture ... which has lately been proposed'. Produced in Edinburgh.


c. 1785

Physical description

1 volume 530 pp. 4to. 19 × 151/2 cm. Original half-calf binding. A title-page is wanting.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1906.

Ownership note

Library label of Dr. J[ames] Macnee [1838-1900] of Inverness, pasted inside the upper cover.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


  • English


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