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History of Scottish medicine to 1860.

Comrie, John D.

History of Scottish medicine to 1860.

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Published by Published for the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum by Baillière, Tindall & Cox in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Scotland,
  • Physicians -- Scotland

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR495 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17513618M

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