Boerhaave"s aphorisms concerning the knowledge and cure of diseases. by Herman Boerhaave

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Published by Printed for W. and J. Innys in London .

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  • Medicine -- Early works to 1800.

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Translated by J. Delacoste?

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StatementTranslated from the last edition printed in Latin at Leyden, 1722. With useful observations and explanations.
ContributionsDelacoste, J., tr.?
LC ClassificationsR128.7 .B65
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p.l., 444, [4] p.
Number of Pages444
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Open LibraryOL6986073M
LC Control Number07022522

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