Ann Arbor, Edwards Brothers : 1938 1739
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RARE LIMITED EDITION FACSIMILE BOUND PAMPHLET ON SMALLPOX EPIDEMIC IN CHARLSTON, SC, IN 1738. 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, 49 pages, gray cloth boards with light surface wear and spotting, overall very good facsimile of an original pamphlet in the British Museum, published in June 1938 (only 125 copies printed). FOREWORD: 'The smallpox epidemic of 1738 in Charleston, South Carolina gave rise to a controversy between two of the local practitioners, Thomas Dale and James Kilpatrick. In the fashion of the day they aired their medical quarrel by publishing pamphlets defending their ideas and pract... View More...