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    John H[err]. Musser, M. D. A Practical Treatise on Medical Diagnosis For Students and Physicians. By John H. Musser, M. D. Illustrated with 162 Woodcuts and 2 Colored Plates. Philadelphia: Lea Brothers & Co., 1894.

    First edition. Octavo. viii, 881. Thirty-two page publisher's catalog at the rear dated June, 1895. 162 woodcuts, two colored plates. Index.

    Leather board covers with a black morocco gilt label on the spine. Minor rubbing to the covers and spine, slightly bumped corners and edges, previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper, previous owner's letter inserted stating that "...This book was in the library of Fr. J. Parrsons Schaeffer's father-in-law, Eugene H. Bobb, M. D. (Penn.)..." Altogether a clean and very good copy.

    In this work, John H. Musser elaborates upon the knowledge, procedures, instruments, and observations necessary for accurate diagnosis, including "the objective phenomena or signs of disease, the subjective phenomena or symptoms, and the methods employed for their determination" (Musser, v).


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