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Hunter, John (1728-1793)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
97
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$8,295$7,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Hunter, John (1728-1793), Autograph letter signed, May 28, 1762, three pages, to his brother, concerning his critique of a treatise by Alexander Monro and acknowledging what he feels are the salient points made by Monro, "I am glad to find that Monro gives up these three material points, viz., that there is no particular duct from epididimus, that there are Lymphatics in Fowls and that the red veins do not absorb, but I hope that he does not call these discoverys of his own", further discussing gun shot wounds and his general affairs, folio, framed with portrait, (some bleed through and iron gall burn, else very good).
Estimate $2,500-3,500

some bleed through and iron gall burn, else very good

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Alexander Monro, John

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