Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 132

Price Realized: $ 1,560
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(MEDICINE.) Rush, Benjamin. An Inquiry into the Various Sources of . . . Summer and Autumnal Disease in the United States. 113 pages. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, minor wear; moderate foxing; edges tinted yellow; early owner's inscriptions on front flyleaf and title page. Philadelphia, 1805

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An important treatise on preventing epidemics, by one of early America's pre-eminent physicians (and a signer of the Declaration of Independence). Also includes Rush's essay "Facts Intended to Prove the Yellow Fever not to be Contagious." Austin 1638; Sabin 74225.