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Practical observations on the disease of the joints, commonly called white-swelling; : with remarks on caries, necrosis, and scrofulous abscess, in which a new and successful method of treating these complaints is pointed out. / By Bryan Crowther.

  • Crowther, Bryan, 1765-1840.
  • Books

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London : Printed for J. Callow, medical bookseller, Crown Court, Princes Street, Soho, by G. Hayden, Brydges Street, Covent Garden, 1808.

Physical description

xvi, 295 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 6 pages, 7 leaves of plates : color illustrations (stipple engr.) ; 8vo (21 cm).


A new edition, with considerable additions and improvements, illustrated with seven coloured plates.


pp. xiv & xv misnumbered xvi & xvii.
Errata p. [290].
Plates 1-5 drawn by John Campbell and engraved by J. Sailliar.
Plate 6 & 7 drawn by R. Fisher and engraved by J. Sailliar.
Final 6 pages headed: 'Medical books lately published by J. Callow, No 10, Crown Court, Princes Street, Soho, who either gives the full value for medical books, or exchanges them.'
Copy 1. Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society stamps on pp. [iii], 231 and each plate. Partially trimmed ink inscription and shelfmark on title-page. Presentation inscription of John Maxwell Davidson to the Society on p. [1]. Critical marginal annotations and marks. Scribbles in pencil and a few words in pen on verso of final plate. Mathematical calculations written in pencil on page following p. 295.


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