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Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the Year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a Short Account of the Climate, Productions, Inhabitants, and Endemial Distempers, of the Island. by  George Cleghorn - Hardcover - 1779 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio251)

Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the Year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a Short Account of the Climate, Productions, Inhabitants, and Endemial Distempers, of the Island.

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Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the Year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a Short Account of the Climate, Productions, Inhabitants, and Endemial Distempers, of the Island.

by Cleghorn, George

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Fourth edition. Printed for T. Cadell and G. Robinson. London. 1779. Octavo. Lacking half-title, xxiv, 311pp. Full calf, spine relaid, original boards showing small areas of surface wear. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt lettering, blind tooling and leather label. Hinges reinforced. Occasional spotting. Medical Society of London stamp to title; 'Withdrawn By The Wellcome Library' to verso.

Cleghorn, George (1716–1789), physician. Stationed in Minorca 1736-1749. The comprehensive introduction which covers the Minorquines, festivals, witchcraft and evil, climate, agriculture, wine, minerals, the natural history of the island, lists of plants and animals, together with the native names of several species, is followed by seven chapters on epidemical diseases, plus weather and Meteorological tables.

ESTC N10137

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Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio251
Title
Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the Year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a Short Account of the Climate, Productions, Inhabitants, and Endemial Distempers, of the Island.
Author
Cleghorn, George
Book condition
Used - See description and photos
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
T. Cadell & G. Robinson
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1779
Keywords
Minorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, Medical, Anthropology
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Science; Europe; Medical; Spain and Portugal;
Size
8vo

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