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BARD, Samuel (1742-1821). A discourse upon the duties of a physician, with some sentiments, on the usefulness and necessity of a public hospital: delivered before the President and Governors of King's College, at the Commencement held on the 16th May, 1769. New York: A. & J. Robertson, 1769.
8o (197 x 118 mm) (some browning and foxing to text). Modern calf. Provenance: Richard Nichols (presentation inscription from the author on the title-page: "To Richard Nichols Esq. from his humble serv[ant]/S. Bar[d]"); Long Island Historical Society (stamp); King's County, Medical Society Library (stamp).
FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST AMERICAN TREATISE ON MEDICAL ETHICS" (Garrison-Morton). Bard was one of the founders of King's College, New York. Garrison-Morton 1763; Norman 118.
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