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Title
Observations on the air and epidemic diseases :  from the year MDCCXXVIII. to MDCCXXXVII. inclusive   / made by Doctor Huxham, at Plymouth ; together with a Short dissertation on the Devonshire colic ; translated from the Latin original, and now published with the Doctor's approbation.
Short dissertation on Devonshire colic
Dissertation on Devonshire Colic
Devonshire colic
Observationes de aëre et morbis epidemicis. English
Name/Creator
Huxham, John, 1692-1768, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1174307 
Location
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
Printed for J. Hinton and Henry Whitfeld
Language
English
Description
[4], xxxvii, [1], 198, 51, [13] p., [1] leaf of plates ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Airborne infection -- Early works to 1800 ;  Medical climatology -- Early works to 1800 ;  Epidemics -- Early works to 1800 ;  Communicable diseases -- Transmission -- Early works to 1800 ;  Lead poisoning -- England -- Devonshire -- Early works to 1800

Category
Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Public Health, pre-1700

Note
Second work has separate t.p.: A small treatise on the Devonshire colic, which was very epidemic in the year MDCCXXIV.

Includes index.

Head and tail pieces; initials.

Errata: p. [13] (last group).

Signatures: A̲² B-T⁸ U⁶. Plate inserted fol. A2.
Other Title
  Opusculum de morbo colico damnoniensi. English
Other Title


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