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Meiklejohn, A.
The Life, Work and Times of Charles Turner Thackrah, Surgeon and Apothecary of Leeds (1795-1833).

Edinburgh E & S Livingstone Ltd: 1957.

Charles Turner Thackrah's 1831 book, "The Effects of Arts, Trades and Professions on Health and Longevity", was the first systematic English study of industrial and trade-related diseases and their prevention. Meiklejohn's biography of Thackrah is extremely informative, and this title includes a reprinting of the enlarged 2nd edition of Thackrah's original text.

Hardcover. 6"x9", 238 pages, several b/w plates a near fine copy.

Inventory #: 30385
Price: $ 100.00      



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