The works of Robert Whytt, M.D. late physician to His Majesty; president of the Royal College of Physicians … Published by his son. Robert Whytt.
The works of Robert Whytt, M.D. late physician to His Majesty; president of the Royal College of Physicians … Published by his son
The works of Robert Whytt, M.D. late physician to His Majesty; president of the Royal College of Physicians … Published by his son

Interesting American provenance

The works of Robert Whytt, M.D. late physician to His Majesty; president of the Royal College of Physicians … Published by his son

Edinburgh: J. Balfour; London: T. Becket, and P.A. De Hondt, 1768. First edition, 4to, pp. [4], viii, 262 [i.e. 762], 31; 1 engraved plate; bound without the half-title in contemporary calf, rebacked, new red morocco label on spine; title page creased and with neat reinforcement of tears on verso, moderate foxing throughout; front free endpaper and flyleaf not present; early American bookplate of Basil Duke, and with a presentation from Duke to John F. Henry on the bookplate itself as well as at the top of the third leaf. Basil Duke is likely Dr. Basil Duke of Lexington, who married Charlotte Marshall, the daughter of Chief Justice John Marshall. Dr. John F. Henry was from Hopkinsville, Kentucky and was afterward a professor in several medical colleges. Item #25003

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