Medical inquiries and observations

By: Rush, Benjamin Dr.

Price: $950.00

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Book Condition: Fair


8vo, contemporary leather. 206 pp. β€œAn Inquiry into the Natural History of Medicine Among the Indians of North America and a Comparative view of their diseases and remedies, with those of civilized nations.” ##### Pennsylvania physician Benjamin Rush was a friend of Benjamin Franklin and one of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence. He was also one of the most influential figures in the first century American medicine. This is the first of four volumes of his clinical observations published between 1789 and 1793. It includes an account of the habits, diseases and remedies of the Indians of North American, and a description of the climate of Pennsylvania and its influence upon the human body. ##### Condition: Fair: Covers are heavily rubbed, soiled with lower 1” of spine chipped away. Interior: a tightly bound copy -- end papers tanned, front hinge cracked but intact, edges darkened, moderate foxing throughout; front end paper reinforced at spine -- a repair made long-long ago. Inked signature of Dr Joseph North on fep, and his wife Ethel on rear end paper.

Title: Medical inquiries and observations

Author Name: Rush, Benjamin Dr.

Categories: Medicine / Medical History,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed & sold by Prichard & Hall: 1789

Binding: Contemporary leather

Book Condition: Fair

Size: 8vo

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: cs201104a

Keywords: medicine, medical, Indians, native americans, American history, medical