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    From the Founder of English Dermatology

    Robert Willan. Reports on the Diseases of London, Particularly During the Years 1796, 97, 98, 99, and 1800. London: H. L. Galaboin, 1801.

    Twelvemo. xii, 360 pages. Tables, index.

    Sumptuous brown three-quarter calf over marble boards. Leather title labels to spine with gilt lettering. Inked name of previous owner, William Holbrey, and dated 1816. Some moderate foxing. A near fine copy.

    Comprehensive monthly lists of diseases and the number of patients suffering from each in Dr. Willan's own practice. Also there is a breakdown manner of death for all citizens of London for the period of 1796-1800, as well as select years going back to 1650. Filled with thumbnail case studies and observations of the author.

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