A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Diseases; With the Principal Phenomena of the Physical World, Which Precede and Accompany them, and Observations Deduced from the Facts States in Two Volumes. Noah Webster.
A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Diseases; With the Principal Phenomena of the Physical World, Which Precede and Accompany them, and Observations Deduced from the Facts States in Two Volumes.

A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Diseases; With the Principal Phenomena of the Physical World, Which Precede and Accompany them, and Observations Deduced from the Facts States in Two Volumes.

Hartford: Hudson & Goodwiin, 1799. First edition. Full Leather. 22.5 x 13.5 cm. Octavo. 348pp and 352pp Bound in old calf with modern leather spines. Ex-library copy with stamps to title and copyright pages. Staining to the rear endpapers of volume 2 not effecting the text. Scattered foxing. Previous owner's small stamp on front free endpapers. Very Good. Item #61444

William Osler called this book "the most important medical work written in this country by a layman" (Garrison-Morton). Although Webster is more known for his dictionary, Webster contributed to many areas of study and this is an important early work on epidemiology.

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