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An essay on epidemic diseases :  and more particularly on the endemial epidemics of the city of Cork, such as fevers and small-pox, but more professedly on the endemial epidemic fever of the year MDCCXXXI, with an attempt to account for the general and special causes producing the same : also, the method of cure found most successful : in two parts   / by Joseph Rogers, to which is added, by way of appendix, a course of statical experiments, and observations made by a curious person during a twelve-month.
Essay on the small-pox
Medicina statica Hibernica, or, Statical experiments
Statical experiments
Rogers, Joseph, fl. 1733-1734, creator
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Countway Medicine

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Printed by S. Powell, for W. Smith, Bookseller
[8], xlv, [1], 312 p. ; 22 cm.

Epidemics -- Early works to 1800 ;  Epidemics -- Ireland -- Cork -- Early works to 1800 ;  Smallpox -- Ireland -- Cork -- Early works to 1800

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Medical Education and Practice

Pages xxxiv-xxxv, xxxviii-xxxix, xlii-xliii are incorrectly numbered xviii-xvix, xxii-xxiii, xxvi-xxvii.

Part II has separate title page: An essay on the small-pox : with an account of the several kinds of that distemper which have been observed to infect the city of Cork, during the space of 25 years past, but more epidemically during the morbid constitutions of the years 1708, 9, 1718, 19, 20, 21, and those of 1728, 29, 30, and 1731 : also, the method of cure ... : and also, an enquiry into the particular evident causes ...

Appendix has separate t.p.: Medicina statica Hibernica, or, Statical experiments to examine and discover the insensible perspiration of a human body in the South of Ireland, made for one year and some months.

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