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  1. An Essay on the Epidemic Cholera of India.

    An Essay on the Epidemic Cholera of India.

    Second Edition, with a Supplement.
    First published 1820; "This work was published eleven years ago, in a very unprepossessing form, at Madras; where not a sheet of printing paper was to be procured, and at a press which had scarcely ever been occupied but on the Chinese straw-paper sheets of a weekly journal …" (Preface to the Second Edition). This edition also has the substantial supplement in which Orton endeavours to "compress the principal part of the information which the present state of our knowledge of the subject seems to afford, into a series of inferences or propositions …". Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1831

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 82406

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