Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Physic. William Stokes.
Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Physic
Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Physic
Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Physic

Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Physic

Philadelphia: A. Waldie, 1837.

First American Edition. x, 407, [1, Pathological Index] pp. Period half calf and marbled boards with newer morocco spine label lettered in gilt. Very Good with rubbing to edges of boards, light foxing to endpapers and prelims, former owner's name written in pencil on blank page following ffep. Rarely found in presentable shape.

A survey of medicine by an Irish physician most-often remembered for two works on the heart-- A Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Chest (1837) and The Diseases of the Heart and Aorta (1854)-- as well as an early book on the use of the stethoscope. He was a firm believer in the unity of all the sciences within medicine, and was generally opposed to specialization. Item #140937540

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