Cullen, William.


Part I [all published] Physiology. For the use of Students in the University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh Printed for Charles Elliot ... 1785. 240pp. 3rd Ed. ESTC N5828.‘No more published.’ [Bound with]. Duncan, Andrew. HEADS OF LECTURES ON THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE. Edinburgh: Printed for Watson, Elder and Company 1790. 4th Ed. Corrected and Enlarged. xvi + 300pp. + [iv]. ESTC N3584. Andrew Duncan, the elder (1744–1828), physician.
Together 2 works in 1 vol. Some light marginal browning, faint institutional ink stamp to, attractively rebound in modern speckled half calf with marbled boards, gilt motifs and gilt lettered title to spine. William Cullen was the most conspicuous figure in the history of the Edinburgh Medical School during the eighteenth century. He was an inspiring teacher and was instrumental in founding the Glasgow Medical School in 1744. His clinical lectures were notable as being the first given in the vernacular instead of in Latin.
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