A Treatise on Poisons, In Relation to Medical Jurisprudence, Physiology, and the Practice of Physic
A Treatise on Poisons, In Relation to Medical Jurisprudence, Physiology, and the Practice of Physic

A Treatise on Poisons, In Relation to Medical Jurisprudence, Physiology, and the Practice of Physic

CHRISTISON, Robert

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A standard Victorian work on forensic toxicology, including sections on opium, tobacco and alcohol. Christison, a famous toxicologist, was a professor of medical jurisprudence at Edinburgh. During the trial of murderers Burke and Hare, he performed an autopsy on the body of one of the victims and gave evidence about the cause of death.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Adam Black
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Date Published: 1832
  • Place Published: Edinburgh
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xx, 824 p. 22 cm. One plate at rear. Half leather with paper boards. New spine and spine label. Some soiling to first pages. Tears in first page of Preface. Occasional spots but overall but clean overall.