Archaeological essays ... Edited by John Stuart. James Young Simpson, Sir.
Archaeological essays ... Edited by John Stuart

Archaeological essays ... Edited by John Stuart

Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1872. First edition, small 4to, pp. xxi, [3], 274; [4], 344; original half green straight-grain morocco over red cloth, gilt-lettered direct on spines, a.e.g.; a fine, bright copy. Simpson was one of Her Majesty's pyysicians for Scotland, and professor of medicine and midwifery at the University of Edinburgh, as well as the discoverer of the use of chloroform as an anaesthetic agent. These essays concern medical subjects pertaining to the ancients, including those on magic charm-stones, Greek medical vases, and leprosy and leper hostitals. Item #47068

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