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An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, A disease discovered in some of the western counties of England, particularly Gloucestershire, and known by the name of the Cow Pox.

By: JENNER, Edward (1749-1823).

Price: $30,000.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for the author by Sampson Low, 1798.: 1798

Seller ID: M10465


4to. iv, 75 pp. 4 plates printed in red and finished by hand, the first plate drawn and engraved by William Skelton, the other three plates by Skelton after Edward Pearce; lacks half-title (as usual), light foxing. Later nineteenth-century style full gilt-stamped straight-grained morocco, new black morocco gilt labels. New quarter maroon morocco drop-back box, spine labels. Fine. RARE. FIRST EDITION. As a country doctor, Jenner found that farmers and dairymaids who had developed sores as a result of infection with cowpox seemed to be immune to smallpox. He postulated that the prior exposure t... View more info

Victory with Vaccines. The Story of Immunization.

By: PARISH, H. J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London:, E. & S. Livingstone, 1968.: 1968

Seller ID: M10923


8vo. ix, 244 pp. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine. Dust jacket present. View more info