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Medical histories and reflections / [John Ferriar].

Ferriar, John, 1761-1815.
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Warrington ; London : Printed by W. Eyres etc., for T. Cadell, 1792-1798.

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3 volumes : folded table ; (8vo)


Leaves paged 21-24 in v. 3 are cancels
Vols. 2-3 have imprint: London, Printed for Cadell and Davies, by G. Nicholson, Manchester, 1795-98
"A selection of cases and observations, chiefly drawn from ... [the author's] practice at the Manchester Infirmary" - Pref
Appendices: v. 2. Some remarks on Dr. Tattersall's Brief view of the anatomical arguments for the doctrine of materialism. - v. 3. no. 1. Advice to the poor (containing "some rules for the preservation of the poor from contagious fevers") no. 2. On the use of the kali purum, as a caustic in hydrophobia, by William Simmons. On the use of nitric acid, in the lues venerea, by the same.
Copy 1. Supplier/Donor: Med. Soc. Lond. This book was formerly part of the collection of the Medical Society of London, which was deposited for safekeeping in the Wellcome Library in 1964. It was eventually purchased by the Wellcome Trust in 1984, with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and other charities.

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ESTC N3715


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