[Lecture notes

[Pearson (George)]

[Lecture notes

by an unknown scribe].

Description: manuscript in ink on paper, a little foxing in places, and edges tinged brown, pp. [vi], 460, [4], [8, Index], 4to, [bound with, pasted inside front cover:] single sheet broad side, drop head tile: Marine Humane Society. Directions for the recovery of the apparently Daed from Drowning. No printer, Halifax [Nova Scotia], April 4, 1809 contemporary ?deerskin, double blind fillets on sides with a delicate inner roll tooled border, upper hinge cracked, held by 1 cord, a bit rubbed and worn, headcaps a little defective

Publication Details: London and elsewhere: 1802-55

Notes: A fine volume of medical Lecture Notes, providing a panorame of the medicine of the early 19th century, both at home, and in America. The compiler of these Notes evidently returned to them again and again, as later marginal notes attest. The Royal College of Surgeons has a set of Lecture Notes for Clarke, but neither Clarke, nor Pearson, are listed in the Wellcome on-line manuscripts catalogue. The volume is in two parts. The first is notes of the Lectures of George Pearson in London in 1801 and 1802, with some associated material. At the end, there are Notes on the midwifery lectures of Dr. ...more

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Published Date: 1802-55

Stock Number: 67587

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