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An essay on the malignant pestilential fever introduced into the West Indian Islands from Boullam, on the coast of Guinea, as it appeared in 1793 and 1794 / To which is annexed, a description of the American yellow fever, which prevailed at Charleston in 1748, in a letter from Dr. John Lining.

Chisholm, Colin, 1755-1825.

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Philadelphia : Thomas Dobson, 1799.

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xvi, 308 pages ; (8vo)


Evans 35302
A page-for-page reprint of the London edition of 1795, to which is here added (p. [281]-308) Dr. Lining's "A description of the American yellow fever, in a letter ... to Dr. Robert Whytt" This letter was issued separately by the same Philadelphia publisher in 1799
Copy 1 Note: Original boards. Inscribed on title-page: W. Fisher. X116907

Publications note

Austin 460
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 460
ESTC W32012
Evans, 35302


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