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Account of the Weather and Diseases of South Carolina.


Publication Date: 1776
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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CHALMERS, Lionel. An Account of the Weather and Diseases of South Carolina. London. 1776. Two volumes, bound in one. viii,222; iv,224pp. plus two folding charts. Rebound in full antique style panelled calf with red leather spine label. Minor scattered foxing. Very good copy. First edition. Chalmers, a Scottish emigrant and physician, studied the weather in South Carolina for ten years, beginning in 1750. His account of observations includes the impact of seasons on health, the effects of various illnesses and disorders, and hypotheses for treatment and prevention. An interesting text on early medical science in America. HOWES C267, "b." SABIN 11772. Bookseller Inventory # 70704

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Title: Account of the Weather and Diseases of South...

Publication Date: 1776

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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