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HEBERDEN, William (1710-1801). Commentaries on the History and Cure of Diseases, London: T. Payne, 1802, 8°, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION (title and following leaf slightly creased, small wormholes to outer margin, lightly dampstained), modern half calf. [cf. GM 2207; Norman 1033; Wellcome II, p. 230]

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HEBERDEN, William (1710-1801). Commentaries on the History and Cure of Diseases, London: T. Payne, 1802, 8°, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION (title and following leaf slightly creased, small wormholes to outer margin, lightly dampstained), modern half calf. [cf. GM 2207; Norman 1033; Wellcome II, p. 230]

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Norman: "Samuel Johnson called Herberden 'ultimus romanorum, the last of our learned physicians.' Herberden's Commentaries, originally published in Latin in the same year as the English translation, contains all of his important medical papers."
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