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Title: A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation and Gun-Shot Wounds. By The Late John Hunter. A New Edition, Complete In One Volume: Illustrated With Plates.
Description: London: Printed For Sherwood, Gilbert, And Piper, Paternoster-Row; and E. Cox And Son, St. Thomas's Street, Southwark, 1828 . 0. A very good half calf binding. 8vo. pp.12/pp.715. Black calf spine over blue marbled boards. Portrait frontis absent. Clean English text throughout on lightly toned paper. illustrated with 7 pages of plates (as called for), just light offsetting. A well preserved copy of this respected medical text. ** John Hunter FRS (13 February 1728 16 October 1793) was a Scottish surgeon, one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He was an early advocate of careful observation and scientific method in medicine..Hunter helped to improve understanding of human teeth, bone growth and remodeling, inflammation, gunshot wounds, venereal diseases, digestion, the functioning of the lacteals, child development, the separateness of maternal and foetal blood supplies, and the role of the lymphatic system. He carried out the first recorded artificial insemination in 1790 on a linen draper's wife.. John Hunter's A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation and Gunshot Wounds was published in 1794. Throughout the nineteenth century this was considered the most important study of inflammation and has been widely quoted since. " - See Wikipedia.

Keywords: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper a Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation and Gun-Shot Wounds Hunter, John 47967 Medicine: : 19th Century

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