Synopsis and nosoloty, being an arrangement and definition of diseases

Synopsis and nosoloty, being an arrangement and definition of diseases

Springfield, Massachusetts: Edward Gray for Nathaniel Patten, 1793. 8vo in half-sheets (149 x 82 mm). xxxiv, 80 pages. Half-title. Contemporary sheep, morocco lettering-piece. John Miller (near-contemporary owner's inkstamp at head of title). Binding somewhat worn but sound, text lightly browned and cockled. Item #404437

Second edition, after the first edition of the previous year. An abridged translation of the "Genera morborum" from Cullen's Synopsis nosologiae methodicae (1769). Cullen classified diseases into four categories: fevers, nervous disorders, cachexias (diseases resulting from a bad habit of body), and local diseases. Austin, Early American Medical Imprints, 582; Evans 25360.

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