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Typhoid Fever

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Practical Illustrations of Typhus Fever, of the Common Continued Fever, and of Inflammatory Diseases….With Notes, Critical and Explanatory, by Nathaniel Potter., ARMSTRONG, John (1784–1829)
1 ARMSTRONG, John (1784–1829) Practical Illustrations of Typhus Fever, of the Common Continued Fever, and of Inflammatory Diseases….With Notes, Critical and Explanatory, by Nathaniel Potter.
Philadelphia: James Webster, 1822. 1822 
Sm. 4to. xvi, 17-434 pp. Title and following leaves loose, foxed, stained. Disbound. Ownership signature. As is. 
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2 LOUIS, Pierre Charles Alexandre (1787-1872). Recherches anatomiques, pathologiques et therapeutiques sur la maladie connue sous les noms de gastro- enterite, fievre putride, adynamique, ataxique, typhoide, etc., etc., comparee avec les maladies aigues les plus ordinaires.
Paris: J.-B. Bailliere, 1829. 1829 
Two volumes. 211 x 136 mm. 8vo. xii, 548; [iv], 531 pp. Vol. I water-damaged (first 7 ff. heavily mold-stained). Modern quarter dark brown morocco, marbled boards, red leather spine labels; new end-leaves. Ex library blind stamps on titles. Except for stains, very good. FIRST EDITION. "Louis introduced the term 'typhoid fever' in reference to the disturbed mental condition of the patient; he first described the lenticular rose spots. His book established the pathological picture of the disease. English translation, Boston, 1836." Garrison and Morton. "Although Louis did not clearly differentiate typhus from typhoid fever, he gave the first clinical-pathological description of the latter, and he was the first to use the term 'typhoide' (meaning stupor) to indicate the mental condition of the patient." Heirs of Hippocrates. Garrison and Morton 5023; Haskell Norman Library 1396; Heirs of Hippocrates 1440; Hirsch, IV, p. 48; Osler 3268; Wellcome, III, p. 551. First Edition. 
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3 ROEDERER, Johann Georg (1726-1763) & Carl Gottlieb WAGLER (1731-1778). Tractatus de morbo mucoso. Denvo recusus annexaque praefatione de trichuridibus novo vermium genere editus ab Henrico Augusto Wrisbeg, Professore medico et anatomico Goettingensi.
Goettingae: Victorinum Bossiegei, 1783. 1783 
171 x 108 mm. 8vo. xxxviii, [4, blank], 331, [1, explicatio figurarum] pp. Headpieces, tailpiece, 3 engraved folding plates. Contemporary marbled boards; spine label missing, rubbed. Very good. SECOND LATIN EDITION. THIS IS THE FIRST EDITION TO CONTAIN THE PREFACE BY HENRI-AUGUSTE WRISBERG, WITH FOLDING PLATES. "An exhaustive study of typhoid, which the writers confused with dysentery and relapsing fever." Garrison and Morton. "During the heavy typhoid epidemic at Gottingen (1757-63), a careful account of the disease was published, in 1762, by Johann Georg Roederer, professor at the Gottingen clinic, and his assistant Wagler, who made autopsies of the cases. The intestinal lesions were carefully noted, but the authors regarded the disease as identical with intermittent fever and dysentery." Garrison, History of medicine, p. 404. Garrison goes on to remark that "Perhaps for this very reason the unique monograph was soon forgotten...." But judging by the six editions listed in Wellcome, IV, p. 546, from 1762 to 1841, it was not forgotten as soon as Garrison suggests. Heinrich August Wrisberg (1739-1808) is known for the discovery of the nervus intermedius ("nerve of Wrisberg") described in his Observationes anatomicae de quinto pare nervorum encephali (Gottingen, 1777). See: Garrison and Morton 1252. Blake, NLM, p. 385; Hirsch, IV, p. 178; Wellcome, IV, p. 546. See: Garrison and Morton 5021 (Gottingen, 1762); Waller 8070 (Gottingen, 1752). First Edition. 
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