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THE STETHOSCOPE, and Virginia Medical Gazette: / Monthly Journal / of Medicine and the Collateral Sciences
Richmond, VA: Ritchies & Dunnavant. Three volume set uniformly bound in 3/4 leather over marbled bds. 1851 to 1853. 1st edition. hb. Royal 8vo, Board edges rubbed and boards scuffed. Contents show some foxing but overall clean, tight and good to very good condition. . This offering consists of the first three volumes of this important early American medical journal. It commenced publication with the January, 1851, issue. Each of the bound volumes is over 700 pages in length and each contains over 50 original articles on such topics as "Practical Observations on Scarlet fever"; "On Asylums for the Insane"; "Report of a Case of Doubtful Sex"; "Mesmerism"; "Tariff of Fees Adopted by the Medical Profession for Richmond City"; "The Vapors"; "The Claim of Physicians to Compensation in the Medico-Legal Examination"; "Quackery Amongst Regular and Irregular Practitioners"; "The Pancreatic Juice in Digestion"; "An Essay on Auscultation and Percussion"; "A Consideration of the Protective Power of Vaccination"; "On the Final Cause of Menstruation" "Observations on the Effects of Climate on Disease"; etc. .
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