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Robbins, Chandler:

A DISCOURSE DELIVERED BEFORE THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, AT THEIR SEMIANNUAL MEETING, JUNE 14TH, 1796.

Boston: 1796 36pp, disbound, light scattered foxing, light tanning. Good+. The author, disclaiming any medical knowledge, discourses on "what is termed, philosophical anatomy." He speaks as well on "the unusual number of shipwrecks, and loss of the lives of so many of our seafaring brethren, on this coast, since our last anniversary." A 12-page appendix includes material on resuscitation from drowning, and revival of bodily functions after a stroke. FIRST EDITION. Evans 31110.


Book Id: 2094

Price: $125.00

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