The History of Medicine Comprising a Narrative of Its Progress From the Earliest Ages to the Present Time and of the Delusions Incidental to Its Advance From Empiricism to the Dignity of a Science. Volume 1.
Despite promising beginnings, only this volume was published. Topics include the Greek systems of medicine, the healing art in ancient Rome, medical sects among early Christians, Saracenic School of medicine, principal anatomists, Paracelsus and Paré, philosophy of Ramus, "delusions," secret poisoning and medical jurisprudence, surgery, Rosicrucians. Appendix.
- Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: 1861
- Place Published: London
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
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viii, 483, 24 p. 23 cm. Brown cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Bumped corners. Tear in spine tail. Front hinge cracked internally. Ink stamp on front front free endpaper and small label on rear pastedown. Ink inscription across from half title. Thumb mark on half title.