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1852 MEDICAL CONSEQUENCES OF LEAD POISONING 150 YEARS BEFORE FLINT MICHIGAN TRAGEDY. 7 inches tall hardcover, vii, 196, orginal dark green pebbled cloth binding with blindstamped design to covers, gilt title to spine, publisher's list of books on front endpapers, previous owner's initials, bookplate of Glasgow University Library and Glasgow bookseller's ticket to front paste-down, otherwise unmarked and very good. 4 pp advertisements for author's other works bound at rear: The Medical Aspects of Death and the Medical Aspects of the Human Mind; Popular Medical Errors, and Letter to the Earl of Shaftsbury. JAMES BOWER HARRISON (1814-1890) Son of the Rev William Harrison, belonging to a clerical family dating from 1662, and a cousin of Harrison Ainsworth, the novelist; was articled to W R Whalton, FRS, a well-known Manchester surgeon. He completed his medical studies at Manchester and at University College Hospital, London. After qualifying he became Resident Assistant Physician at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. Later he gained a large practice, and was Surgeon to the Ardwick and Ancoats Dispensary. He was a prolific writer on medical subjects, largely from a popular point of view, and was instrumental in leading to a Government inquiry into the condition of children employed in unhealthy occupations. He died at The Mount, Higher Broughton, Manchester, on Jan 2nd, 1890. - Biography by Royal College of Surgeons.
Title: Some Observations on the Contamination of Water by the Poison of Lead: and Its Effects on the Human Body; together with Remarks on Some Other Modes in Which Lead May be Injurious in Domestic Life
Publisher: London, John Churchill: 1852
Item: 1.00 lbs
Seller ID: 222