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Bell, Benjamin
A treatise on gonorrhoea virulenta and lues venerea
Robert Campbell, Philadelphia, 1795. First American edition, 8vo, 2 volumes in one, pp. 220 & pp, 250, 13-page index; contemporary tree calf with light wear to extremities; small hole on page 7 of vol. II, and some foxing and offsetting, but a very nice copy. "Bell was the first to differentiate between gonorrhoea and syphilis" (GM 2378). "Although chiefly regarded at a surgeon, Bell's interests extended to clinical medicine and pathology as well. In this treatise on gonorrhea which was first published in Edinburgh in 1793, he delineates the clinical distinction between gonorrhea and syphilis" (Heirs of Hippocrates 1082). Austin 177; Evans 28259. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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