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The American Journal of The Medical Sciences 1828 1829

The American Journal of The Medical Sciences, 1828 and 1829

The American Journal of The Medical Sciences. Vol. III. Philadelphia; Carey, Lea and Carey—Chesnut Street. 1828. 

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The American Journal of The Medical Sciences. Vol. IV. Philadelphia; Carey, Lea and Carey – Chesnut Street. 1829. 

Single thick octavo volume in half calf binding with marbled paper over boards. Red title plate on spine. Chipping and scuffing of leather and paper. Early 19th century owner’s signature on title page. Black and white and color lithographic plates. Tipped in note on a 20th century slip of personal letterhead presenting this volume to Walter Garst (a plastic surgeon) from Gary C. Burget, M. D. on Dec 28, 1972. Some penciled arithmetic on first half title. 

Topics in this volume include general medicine, surgery, medical jurisprudence, etc. Includes an article by famous toxicologist M. Orfila as well as a case report of belladonna poisoning. 

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