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  1. Some Observations on the Contamination of Water by the Poison of Lead:

    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.
    Second edition, originally published in 1850. This volume discusses the effects of lead poisoning from contaminated water, which the author admits he at first believed was a limited problem, but during his researches came to realise was actually widespread and under-diagnosed. Harrison was a physician in Manchester and a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians of England. Learn More
    £100

    Date of Publication: 1852

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 82694

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