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Published by Printed by and for Nichols, Son, and Bentley in London .
Written in English


  • Medical Societies,
  • Poverty,
  • Health Resorts,
  • Education,
  • Hospitals,
  • Charities,
  • Smallpox

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Statementby John Coakley Lettsom ... originally published in 1801; and now re-published with memoirs of the author; brief notices of many of his friends; and X new plates
ContributionsUniversity of Leeds. Library
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v (iv, x, 44, v-vi, 350 p., [10] leaves of plates ; vi, 86, 89-96, 95 -96 , 97-316 p., [5] leaves of plates ; vi, 321, [1], [325]-340 p., [8] leaves of plates) :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25767314M

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