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Published by printed by W. Bulmer and Co., for G. and W. Nicol, and J. Johnson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tumors,
  • Neoplasms - case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Everard Home
ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,[1],248p ; 8o.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26305935M

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