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Observations on the Utility and Administration of Purgative Medicines in Several Diseases.

HAMILTON, James (1749-1835).

Published by James Webster, 1823., Philadelphia:, 1823
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Two parts in one. Small 4to. (212 x 129 mm) xx, 221; 168 pp. Small piece at top of title-page torn away without loss, foxed throughout. Original brown calf, gilt-ruled spine, gilt-stamped black morocco spine label; extremities rubbed, small piece of spine label missing. Book label of Morris Lancaster, 1851, bookseller label of J. G. Auner, Philadelphia. Very good. Second American edition. "Hamilton was a student of William Cullen and Alexander Munro secundus at Edinburgh and for over thirty years a physician to the Royal Infirmary. After some early success with purgatives in treating typhus fever, he extended their use to a number of other diseases. His treatise on the subject went through eight British and three American editions." [Heirs of Hippocrates]. Austin 871; Cordasco 20-0264; Heirs of Hippocrates 1089 (2nd British ed.). Bookseller Inventory # M10364

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Title: Observations on the Utility and ...

Publisher: James Webster, 1823., Philadelphia:

Publication Date: 1823

Binding: Hardcover

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