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Observations on the Dropsy in the Brain
Edinburgh: John Balfour, by Balfour, Auld, & Smellie, 1768. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. [4], 158, [3], 160-193, [1] p. ; 21 cm. Bound in contemporary leather. Good binding and cover. Professionally restored. Several writings and a poem on FEP and inside board. Contemporary bookplate of Douglas of Deal and John P. Sheahan on inside front board. Gift inscription on FEP and owners script on initial title page of William Henry Baumgartner, 1801. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal toning. Please feel free to view our photographs.

Robert Whytt (1714 in Edinburgh to 1766) was a Scottish physician. His work, on unconscious reflexes, tubercular meningitis, urinary bladder stones, and hysteria, is remembered now most for his book on diseases of the nervous system. He served as President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

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