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Philadelphia: 1832. 8vo, cloth-backed boards; foxing, ex-lib, slight tears to t.p., not affecting text. Philadelphia, 1832. First Edition. A comprehensive treatment, and, according to Kelly and Burrage, among Bell's finest works. This book was believed to have contained "a fuller and more impartial digest of the medical practice of cholera ... from the first appearance of the diseases in Bengal in 1817, down to the present time, than any one work hitherto published." (Preface). Bell (1796-1872) and Condie (1796-1875) were...
New York: Edmund Jones, 1859. 8vo, original brown blind stamped cloth; top of spine chipped. New York: Edmund Jones, 1859. First Edition. Very good (+). First Edition by the Philadelphia surgeon and lecturer, the first in this country to write comprehensively on hydrology as well as on subjects of personal and public health. This work includes a resume of public hygiene from the time of the Egyptians.
Chicago: 1909. 3 pages (pp. 1075-1077) In: Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 52, no. 14. Tall 4to, sewn, modern wrappers. Chicago, 1909. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. In 1901 Gorgas was sent to Havana to undertake a special campaign against the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti. His methods of santitation were so successful that in 3 months yellow fever was practically eradicated from Havana. Gorgas outlined the main principles of his method in this paper. GM 5460.
Zagreb: 1966. Edited by M.D. Grmek, Translated by M. Halar. Revised by L. F. Waring. Illustrated. Tall 8vo, 258pp. 8vo, beige cloth; soiled on the corner. Zagreb, 1966. Scarce. Very good. Stampar was Chairman of the First World Health Assembly and President of the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts.
New York: Hurtin and M'Farlane, 1799. Containing: I. A Narrative of its Rise, Progress and Decline, with the Opinions of some Medical Gentlemen, with respect to its Origin, &c. II. The Manner in which the Poor were relieved during this awful Calamity. III. A List of the Donations, which have been presented to the Committee for the Relief of the Sick and Indigent. IV. A List of the Names of the Dead, arranged in alphabetical Order, with their Professions or...