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A systematic treatise, historical, etiological and practical, on the principal diseases of the interior valley of North America : as they appear in the Caucasian, African, Indian, and Esquimaux varieties of its population / by Daniel Drake.

Drake, Daniel, 1785-1852.
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Cincinnati : Winthrop B. Smith & Co., publishers ; Philadelphia : Grigg, Elliot & Co.; New York : Mason & Law, 1850.

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xvi, 878 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 19 unnumbered pages of plates (one folded) : maps (lithographs) ; 25 cm (8vo)


Index: p. 867-878
Collation includes final blank leaf
"Cincinnati: Morgan and Overend, printers"--t.p. verso
This book "... includes the most important work on the natural history of malaria published up to that time"--Garrison-Morton (4th ed.) 1777
Second series published posthumously in 1854
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Sotheby's via Phelps Note: Binding: Modern morocco-backed cloth. Title leaf repaired. Blind stamp of Johns Hopkins University Library on t.p. Signature on bl. leaf preceding t.p.: H.A. Kelly X176958


Book first. General etiology.--Book second. Febrile diseases

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Cordasco 50-0520
GM 1777.


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