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Public Health, Five Volumes.

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3040B
Lot:
431
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$431$350

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Public Health, Five Volumes. Including: Edwin Chadwick's Report to Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, from the Poor Law Commissioners, on an Inquiry into the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain, London: Clowes & Sons, 1842, first edition, illustrated, contemporary cloth; Alvah H. Doty's Prevention of Infectious Diseases, New York & London: D. Appleton & Co., 1911, signed author's presentation copy, first edition, octavo, half leather; Joseph Mather Smith's A Discourse on the Influence of Diseases on the Intellectual and Moral Powers, New York: Adee, 1848, octavo, disbound pamphlet; Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. XV, Psychological Examining in the United States Army, large quarto; [and] Eugenical Sterilization, a Reorientation of the Problem, New York: Macmillan, 1936, octavo, in the original dust jacket. (5)
Estimate $500-700


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Appleton & Co., Edwin Chadwick, Joseph Mather Smith, Book formats, Octavo, Quarto, United Kingdom, London

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