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THE SEATS AND CAUSES OF DISEASES INVESTIGATED BY ANATOMY.
Morgagni, John Baptist.

THE SEATS AND CAUSES OF DISEASES INVESTIGATED BY ANATOMY.

Containing a Great Variety of Dissections, with Remarks, to which are added very accurate and copious indexes of the Principal things and Names therein contained. Translated from the Latin of ... With a Preface, Introduction and a new Translation of five letters by Paul Klemperer. Hafner Publishing Co. N.Y. 1960.
Facsimile of the London 1769 Ed. 5 books in 3 vols. Sm. 4to. Port. frontis. Half leather with marbled boards, gilt ruling and gilt lettered labels to lightly faded spines. Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682-1771). G & M 2276 (Italian Edition) ‘By this great work, one of the most important in the history of medicine, Morgagni was the true founder of modern pathological anatomy. The work was completed in Morgagni’s 79th year and consists of 70 letters reporting about 700 cases and necropsies. As best he could, he correlated the clinical record with the postmortem finding. Morgagni gave the first description of several pathological conditions. He was Professor of Anatomy at Padua ...’ Heirs of Hippocrates 501 (Italian Edition) ‘... Vast in scope it is one of the most fundamentally important works in the history of medicine ...’ First English translation in 1769.
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