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On Granular Degeneration of the Kidnies, and its Connexion with Dropsy, Inflammations, and Other Diseases
Book #: 012890

Author: Christison, Robert
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black
Place: Edinburgh
Year: 1839
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Original boards, rebacked with cloth spine and preserved original printed paper spine label, text block untrimmed, (xix), 288 pages. “One of Christison’s purposes in writing this treatise was to more fully acquaint the medical community with the importance of Bright’s work on the kidney. Christison was very conscious of the value of Bright’s contributions and felt that the incidence of kidney degeneration in dropsy was so high that it should be made widely known to medical practitioners” (Heirs of Hippocrates 1589 [citing Philadelphia 1839 ed.].) Corners bumped and worn, covers soiled, previous owner’s signature on front paste down, inscribed “With the publishers’ kind regards” though the name of the recipient is rubbed out, light foxing on first and last several pages, some staining along top edge of pages. Quantity Available: 0. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 0 oz. Category: Medicine & Health; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012890.