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ROUPPE, Louis.


Observations on Diseases incidental to Seamen. Translated from the Latin edition printed at Leyden. London: Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, jun… 1772. 1772.

Price £ GBP 750.00

8vo, 1 leaf, pp. ii, xxiv, iii, 435. Contemporary speckled sheep, cracks at ends of joints, slight wear to ends of spine, some scuff marks on the covers, but a clean and fresh copy. Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Lonsdale; small personal stamp on verso of title.

FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of a comprehensive Dutch work on naval medicine, “one of the best works on marine medicine that we possess” (Hirsch). It includes a long chapter on scurvy.

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