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A Discourse on the Times, Character and Writings of Hippocrates. Read Before the Trustees, Faculty and Medical Class of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, at the Opening of the Term of 1852-3.

By: BARTLETT, Elisha.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New-York:, H. Bailliere, 1852.: 1852

Seller ID: M12980


8vo. 72 pp. Original printed wrappers; joint splitting, top right corner chipped, slightly stained. Front cover ownership signature of Henry Broutans ['], 1852. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "Bartlett's celebration of Hippocrates as progenitor of the empiricist program was especially clear in an introductory address he delivered in 1852 at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, later published as A Discourse on the Times, Character and Writings of Hippocrates. His address opened with inventive and richly detailed scenes of the Greek physician at the bedside tableaux calculated to... View more info