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An Inquiry into the Symptoms and Causes of Syncope Anginosa, Commonly Called Angina Pectoris.
sold by Cadell and Davies, London 1799 - 8vo (224x138 mm). [6], [1] 2-167 [1], iii [1] pp. [bound with] BUTTER, William. A Treatise on the Disease commonly called Angina Pectoris. London: [Printed for J. Callow, by T. Harper, Jun. & Co.], 1806. [3], 8, [3], 10-62, [2] pp. Two works in one volume. Contemporary half sheepskin with spine gilt (little wear to hinges and spine ends), green endpapers, small shelf label to front pastedown. Little age-toning and faint occasional spotting, small blue sticker to top corner of p.54. A fine copy with ample margins. ---- I. Garrison-Morton 2888; Norman 1646; Heirs of Hippocrates 1127; Osler 3622; Wellcome IV, p. 309. - FIRST EDITION, EXTREMELY RARE. "In this important contribution to the understanding of the coronary circulation, Parry. reports on several patients suffering from what he termed 'syncope anginosa' and concludes that the condition is caused by disease of the coronary arteries' (Heirs of Hippocrates). The author was a lifelong friend of Edward Jenner; he delayed publication of the present work because Jenner had diagnosed John Hunter as having angina pectoris and Parry did not want to alarm Hunter with the detailed information included here. Rare at auction, one copy sold for $34,100 at Sotheby's (Medical Library of Dr. Meyer Friedman sale, 2001). II. Hirsch I, p. 788. The second edition of a work on angina pectoris by William Butter (1726-1805), originally printed in London in 1791. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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