Remarks on that complaint...known under the name of the sick headache. With another work by William Hunter.
Fothergill, John (1712-80). Remarks on that complaint commonly known under the name of the sick headach. In: Medical Observations & Inquiries VI (1784) 103-37. Also in same: Hunter, William (1718-83). On the uncertainty of the signs of murder, in the case of bastard children. pp. 266-90. 8vo. xvi, 420, pp. 3 engraved plates. London: Cadell, 1784. 2097 x 125 mm. Library stamp on title but a very good copy, finely bound in modern quarter calf gilt, marbled boards in period style.
First Editions. Garrison-Morton 4517: first accurate description of migraine by Fothergill (read in 1778, see Garrison / McHenry 399). Garrison-Morton 1732: Hunter's paper read in 1783 is the most important early contribution to forensic medicine by a British writer. Vol. 6 of Medical Observations was delayed owing to the deaths of a number of contributors including Fothergill and Hunter.
Edition: 1st edition
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