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CRAIGIE, David.
Elements of General and Pathological Anatomy, Adapted to the Present State of Knowledge in that Science.

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pp. xvi, 816. Original paper boards, rebacked retaining the old paper spine label, a few consecutive leaves foxed, else a clean copy, uncut, signature of R[OBERT]. BROWN, MRCS, Preston.

*SEE GARRISON-MORTON #3062 referring to Craigie's report of a case of leukaemia (1845), and #5310 his description of an epidemic of relapsing fever in Edinburgh in 1843. Craigie was born in Leith, Edinburgh's harbour town, on 6 June 1793, and took his MD degree in the University of Edinburgh in 1816. In 1832 he became a Fellow of the Edinburgh College of Physicians. In the same year his address is listed as 39 Nicolson Street in the south side of Edinburgh. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1833, his proposer being Thomas Shortt. Craigie was physician to the Edinburgh Infirmary from 1833 to 1846, and was the founder, owner and editor of the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal 1832 to 1855. He was President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh from 1861 to 1863.After a period of failing health he died on 17 May 1866 and is buried in Newington Cemetery in the south of the city.

For Adam Black, Edinburgh; and Longman, Rees a.o. London.

Date Published: 1828. First edition.

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