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Wed, Aug 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 330

Four early European medical pamphlets

Estimate: $120 - $240
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Four early European medical pamphlets, to include Received May 18, 1772. XXXI. On the Digestion of the Stomach after Death, by John Hunter, F. R. S. and Surgeon to St. George's Hospital, looks to be a section of a larger book, 9" x 7"; Reflexions Sur La Nature Et Le Traitement De La Maladie Qui Regne Dans Le Haut Languedoc, Paris, 1782, 9 1/4" x 7 1/4"; A Short Account of the Commencement, Progress, and Present State, of the Buildings Belonging to The Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh, printed by P. Neill, 1819, 8" x 5"; Quelques Reflexions Sur Le Cholera-Morbus, Paris, October 1832, in original Paper cover, 8 5/8" x 5 1/4".

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Hunter: good condition: Languedoc: good condition, old horizontal crease. Edinburgh: missing original cover, one small spot of insect damage. Cholera: good condition, sporadic minor foxing.

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