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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
An essay on the art of healing :  in which pus laudabile or matter, as also incarning and cicatrising, and the causes of various diseases, are endeavoured to be accounted for both from nature and reason   / by John Freke, surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, F.R.S. ...
Name/Creator
Freke, John, 1688-1756, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1266282 
Location
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
Printed for W. Innys, in Pate-noster Row
Language
English
Description
[2], ii p., [6], xiv, [15]-272 p. ; 20 cm
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
WZ 260 F867e 1748
Subject
Healing -- Early works to 1800 ;  Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation -- Early works to 1800 ;  Medicine -- Early works to 1800 ;  Medicine, Popular -- Early works to 1800

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800-1922

Syphilis, 1494-1923

Note
Apparently first edition; cf. Bibliotheca Britannica, by Robert Watt, v. 1, 387y.


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