A System of Complete Medical Police; Selections from Johann Peter Frank.
by FRANK, Johann Peter (1745-1821).
Baltimore:: Johns Hopkins, 1976., 1976. 8vo. xxiii, , 469,  pp. Minor marginalia. Blue gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket: jacket extremities torn, rubbed, whole but fragile. Very good. Scarce. ISBN: 0801818397 Translated from the third, revised edition of Vienna, 1786. Edited with an Introduction by the medical historian Erna Lesky (1911-1986). This is a translation into English of selections from the original 9-volume edition. "First systematic treatise on public hygiene. In his classic work, Frank, the 'Father of Public Hygiene', . . . safeguarding of the people's health and the preservation of a healthy race by appropriate laws . . . " – Garrison and Morton 1599 [1779-1827 first edition, 9 vols.].
(Inventory #: MMRM1183)
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