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A Treatise On The Fevers Of Jamaica, With Some Observations On The Intermitting Fever Of America, And An Appendix, Containing Some Hints On The Means Of Preserving The Health Of Soldiers In Hot Climates


Published by Robert Campbell, 1795
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8vo (16.8 x 9.9 cm). Original calf with later spine,raised bands with gilt borders, original red morocco label in upper spine, corner s bumped with some loss. Collation: xi, [1 -blank], 276, 19, [1 blank], [12 -Ads] pp. Jackson M.D. was a Scottish physician-surgeon, reformer, and inspector-general of army hospitals. Jackson's first book was A Treatise on the Fevers of Jamaica, 1791 (reprinted at Philadelphia in 1795, and in German at Leipzig in 1796), the result of his early experience as an assistant. He recommends the treatment of fevers by cold affusion, which was afterwards advocated by James Currie, and by himself in a special essay published at Edinburgh in 1808. Bookseller Inventory # 0000725

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Title: A Treatise On The Fevers Of Jamaica, With ...

Publisher: Robert Campbell

Publication Date: 1795

Binding: Full leather

Edition: First American Edition, 1st Printing.

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