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SOCIETY OF PHYSICIANS. Medical Observations and Inquiries. By a Society of Physicians in London. London: William Johnston, 1757 [-T. Cadell, 1784].
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SOCIETY OF PHYSICIANS.
Medical Observations and Inquiries. By a Society of Physicians in London. London: William Johnston, 1757 [-T. Cadell, 1784]. WITH: LINDEN, DIEDERICK WESSEL. A Medicinal and Experimental History and Analysis of the Hanlys-Spa ... Near Shrewsbury. London: John Everingham, 1768. WITH: POTT, PERCIVAL. Remarks on the Disease, Commonly Called a Fistula in ano. London: L. Hawes, 1765. WITH: MILLAR, JOHN. Observations on the Asthma. London: T. Cadel, 1769. WITH: HULME, NATHANIEL. A Treatise on the Puerperal Fever. London: T. Cadell, 1772.
5 works bound in 6 volumes. First work with 29 engraved plates (of which all but one are folding); final work with folding engraved frontispiece. Modern buckram. Library stamps to titles and versos of plates, bindings lightly rubbed.

Includes a number of papers relating to the American colonies, such as Alexander Gardner's discovery of a new plant in Charleston (called "Gardenia" in his honor) and Cadwallader Evans' "Relation of a Cure Performed by Electricity" which he achieved with the help of Benjamin Franklin.
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