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A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever as it Prevailed in Edinburgh in 1821-22, William Campbell M.D., and Dr. Gordon, 1822

£350.00
SKU LAN8902

A Treatise on the Epidemic Puerperal Fever as it Prevailed in Edinburgh in 1821-22, To Which is Added an Appendix, containing the Essay of the Late Dr. Gordon of the Puerpal Fever of Aberdeen in 1789-90-91-92. By William Campbell M.D., and Dr. Gordon.

Antiquarian Medicine: A significant, and uncommon, Scottish medical text from the Georgian period.

Published by Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, London; and Hodges & McArthur, Dublin. 1822 first edition.

A good hardback with brown calf leather spine and corners, with raised bands, gilt, and black morocco label. With marbled paper over boards. Bumped and scuffed, but all soundly bound. Boards professionally rebacked.

Text is very good throughout - mild age toning with some spotting to endpapers. Ex-library - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, with ink stamps to title and opening page of the main text. 1.5cm marginal edge tear to first blank.

Text in English.

xiv + 2pp + 303pp + 3pp + iii + 68pp.

Approximate dimensions: 218mm high x 140mm wide x 28mm deep.

Weighs approximately 572g (unpacked).