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Lot #82
DepartmentEphemera
Sold For$700.00(hammer price)
 $840.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 29, 2019

Description

PAMPHLETS AND PAPERS OF MEDICAL INTEREST 18th and 19th Centuries
1) Medical and Chemical Observations Upon Antimony", 1756.

2) "A Dissertation on the Mixed Fever." Dedicated to Doctor Marshall Spring. 11 pp.

3) "A Dissertation on the Gout, and all Chronic Diseases." (Boston: Reprinted for Henry Knox, 1772). Tenth edition. Includes additional rear page advertising Henry Knox book store in London.

4) "Facts and Observations relative to the Nature and Origin of the Pestilential Fever." by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia (Philadelphia: 1798). 24pp.

5-11) Seven issues of the "Medical and Agricultural Register" from 1806 and 1807.

12) "Priestley's Experiments on different Kinds of Air." Pp. 145-160.

10) Pps 3-6 of a pamphlet discussing cholera and Davis's Vegetable Pain Killer.

13) "A Dissertation on Medical Education and on the Medical Profession" by John G. Coffin, Fellow of the Massachusetts Medical Society, read at the annual meeting, June 5, 1822.

14) "Constitution, Bye Laws, and Regulations, of the Massachusetts Medical Society" (Charlestown: Samuel Etheridge, 1804).

15) A heavily inked Phi Beta Kappa pamphlet "Physiognomy, A Poem," delivered in the Harvard University chapel by Joseph Bartlett, 1799.

16) "A Letter Addressed to a Republican Member of the House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts on the Subject of a Petition for a New Incorporation, to be Entitled 'A College of Physicians'" (Boston: John Eliot, 1812).

17) "Discourse on the Subject of Animation. Delivered before the Humane Society of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, June 11, 1792. By John Bartlett." (Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1792).

18) 1785 Blank bill of mortality published by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Printed by S. Hall, State Street, Boston.

19) "Discourse Delivered Before the Humane Society of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the Semiannual Meeting, June 10, 1791." by Thomas Barnard.
From the Baylies Family of Dighton, Massachusetts. The family of merchants was highly connected tot he early foundation of the American Revolution and the nascent government that came as a result. Family members served in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress and as ambassadors."

Condition

General foxing, wear, and water stains. Some missing cover page. Scattered losses. May not be complete.

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