Author:[Early American Medical Imprint]; Cullen, Dr. William FRS FRSE FRCPE FPSG; Reid, Peter

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FIRST LINES OF THE PRACTICE OF PHYSIC WITH SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES, INCLUDING THE MORE RECENT IMPROVEMENTS IN THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE BY PETER REID

By: [Early American Medical Imprint]; Cullen, Dr. William FRS FRSE FRCPE FPSG; Reid, Peter

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Brookfield [Mass.], Printed by E. Merriam & Co. for Isaiah Thomas: 1807

Seller ID: 1262

Condition: Very good


8vo (5½" x 8½"). pp. 674. Two volumes in one. Contemporary mottled calf with red morocco spine label and 6 sets of gilt rules on spine. First Lines of the Practice of Physic was considered one of the most influential medical texts of the 18th century as well as the early 19th century, and in it, Dr. Cullen set forth his theory that many diseases of the human body were nervous in origin, and coined the term "neuroses" (see p. 387). An important text in the history of medicine.Dr. William Cullen was a Scottish physician and one of the most important professors at the Edinburgh Medical ... View more info