Category: Medical Geography


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The history and geography of diseases. Translated by Joan Tate.

By: HENSCHEN, Folke.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York:, Delacorte Press, (1966).: 1966

Seller ID: M7938

FIRST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE EDITION. 235 x 160 mm. 8vo. xiii, 344 pp. Extensively illustrated, tables, bibliog., index. Brown cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn, else fine. First Edition. View more info

Handbuch der historisch-geographischen Pathologie.

By: HIRSCH, August (1817-1894), editor.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Erlangen:, Ferdinand Enke, 1860-1864.: 1860

Seller ID: M4032

Two volumes. 244 x 152 mm. 8vo. viii, 614; vi, 668 pp. Tables, index. Modern brown cloth, gilt spine. Fine. FIRST EDITION. 'This is perhaps the greatest work on the subject." Garrison and Morton. "Hirsch's exhaustive study of medical geography met with immediate critical acclaim and remains a classic in its field. He classified his work into sections which covered acute infectious diseases; chronic infective, toxic, parasitic, septic, and constitutional diseases; and diseases of the organs and other body parts. He discussed the history and geographical occurrence of each disease and s... View more info


By: NAUMANN, Moritz Ernst Adolph (1798-1869).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Rucker und Puchler, 1840.: 1840

Seller ID: M11501

8vo. xxii, 690 pp. Original drab boards, gilt-stamped red spine label; extremities rubbed. Exlib ink stamps. Very good. A friend, colleague and correspondent of Pasteur, Naumann was the son of the composer Johann Gottlieb Naumann, and younger brother of the mineralogist Carl Friedrich Naumann. Moritz Naumann pursued his studies in Berlin and Leipzig, where he graduated in 1820 and taught as a lecturer in 1824/25. In 1825 he went to Berlin as an associate professor (1828), and as a full professor in Berlin. He held courses on the history of medicine, medical geography, climatology and balneolo... View more info