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BENNETT, John Hughes. The Present State of the Theory and Practice of Medicine: An Introductory Lecture to the Class of the Institutes of Medicine in the University of Edinbugh. Delivered November 6, 1855.

Edinburgh. Sutherland and Knox, 1855. First Edition.
8vo. 23pp, [1]. Sewn self-wraps. Marking to wraps, with vertical crease.
John Hughes Bennett (1812-1875), English physician and physiologist. An emphatic speech placing much significance on both anatomy and physiology in the development of medical science, with reference to Spallanzani's theory of insemination and its practical application in the artificial insemination of fish by Coste, and the prevention of tapeworm infestations by preventing 'the eating of flesh underdone, or game and fish out of season'.
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 10418