Dissertatio inauguralis, de nephritide vera.

Falconer (William)

Dissertatio inauguralis, de nephritide vera.

Description: inscribed on the half-title 'For Mr. ?Fleay, from his ob[edien]t h[umble] [servant], the Author, pp. [viii], 44, 8vo, disbound

Publication Details: Edinburgh: J. Bruce and Co., 1766

Notes: The doctoral dissertation of one who later made an important contribution to later Georgian medical quantification by his analysis of the spa waters of Bath. 'Though greatly esteemed, William Falconer was not a popular man. As the nineteenth-century commentator, R. E. M. Peach, observed: 'He was too proud and too independent to stoop to the arts of his profession … [and] had a peculiar brusqueness of manner, which has been sometimes referred to as the Falconer temper' (ODNB).

Bibliography: (ESTC T185442)

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Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1766

Stock Number: 51780

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