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AN EULOGIUM IN HONOR OF THE LATE DR. WILLIAM CULLEN, PROFESSOR OF THE PRACTICE OF PHYSIC IN THE UNIVERISTY OF EDINBURGH; DELIVERED BEFORE THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS OF PHILADELPHIA, ON THE 9th OF JULY, AGREEABLY TO THEIR VOTE OF THE 4th OF MAY, 1790 [caption title]
Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1790. 30,[1]pp. Dbd. Two ownership inscriptions on titlepage. Final leaf of advertisements detached. Somewhat tanned, with scattered foxing. Good plus. A eulogy for William Cullen, a Scottish physician and chemist, professor at Edinburgh Medical School, and key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment, who counted among his friends David Hume and Adam Smith. Cullen wrote an expansive and admired medical textbook, "First Lines of Practice of Physic," and served as physician to the King if he were in Scotland. This eulogy was given in Philadelphia by Dr. Benjamin Rush, Founding Father and Signer of the Declaration of Independence, who had been a student under Cullen. EVANS 22162.
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