Title page of Thomas Watson's Principles and Practices of Physic, 1844
Hoffman RC46 .W33 1844 
 

 


               THOMAS WATSON (1792-1882)

     Thomas Watson was a prominent English physician, who studied medicine at Cambridge College. He practiced medicine at the London’s St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and later served for five years as the president of the Royal College of Physicians.
     Watson's famous lectures, which he gave during 1836-37,  appeared first in the Medical Times & Gazette and then in book form in 1843, as Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic. It became one of the most important treatise of medicine for a quarter of a century. The book, passed through many editions, both in England and in America, and was put to practical use by both practitioners and students.
     This is the 1844 edition, published in the United States.
 

 

 

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