De morbis pectoris

Late 18th century
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Late 18th century

Physical description

1 volume 1 l. + 116 pp. + 2 ll. last bl.. 8vo. 191/2 x 121/2 cm. Original calf binding.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1933.

Biographical note

Probably a student's notes of lectures, perhaps in France, and written while William Buchan [1729-1805] was still alive [cf. p. 101 'Dat celeb. Buchan']. Pp. 107-end contain notes on the methods of treating the apparently drowned or those overcome by cold.

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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).


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  • 66094