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Currents and counter currents in medical science with other addresses and essays. . .

HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1861
From B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA (Sherman Oaks, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original brown pebbled cloth, decorated in blind. Bookplate of Alfred Sutro. An exquisite copy with a note from Sutro laid in. First edition, first issue. The first collection of Holmes' medical writings. Included are "Currents and counter-currents in medical science"; "Homeopathy, and its kindred delusions"; "Some more recent views on homeopathy"; "Puerperal fever as a private pestilence"; "Position and prospects of the medical student"; "Mechanism of vital actions"; and "Valedictory address to medical graduates of Harvard, March 10, 1858." All but two were previously issued as pamphlets. BAL 8803; C&T, p. 97; Cushing, H411; Osler, 2992. Bookseller Inventory # 12275

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Title: Currents and counter currents in medical ...

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields, Boston

Publication Date: 1861

Edition: FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE.

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