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The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Observations on the cause, nature, and treatment of the epidemic disorder, prevalent in Philadelphia / by D. Nassy ...
Observations sur la cause, la nature, et le traitement de la maladie epidemique, qui regne à Philadelphie
Observations sur la cause, la nature, et le traitement de la maladie epidemique, qui regne a Philadelphie
Observations sur la cause, la nature, et le traitement de la maladie epidemique qui regne à Philadelphie. English
Name/Creator
Nassy, David de Isaac Cohen, 1747-1806, creator
Parker, John, active 1792-1793, printer.
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839, bookseller.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton

Countway Medicine
Place of Origin
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by Parker & Co. for M. Carey
Language
French
Language
English
Description
48, [1] p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
WZ 270 N268o 1793
Subject
Disease Outbreaks ;  Yellow Fever ;  Pennsylvania ;  Philadelphia ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Early works to 1800 ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia ;  Philadelphia ;  United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Category
The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Medical Education and Practice

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Note
Translated by a friend of the author, who also arranged to have the book printed. Cf. p. 43.

"Postscript" (concerning the hospital at Bush Hill): p. 43-48.

Also issued as the sixth title in: Select pamphlets: viz. 1. lessons to a young prince ... Philadelphia : Published by Mathew Carey, 1796 (Evans, 31172).

Carey published an edition in English only in the same year (Evans, 25855)

French and English text on facing pages; English t.p. on p. [3], added t.p. in French, p. [2]. Postscript in English only.
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Title
Observations sur la cause, la nature, et le traitement de la maladie epidemique qui regne à Philadelphie / by D. Nassy ...
Name/Creator
Nassy, David de Isaac Cohen,, 1747-1806


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