An Enquiry Into the Probability and Rationality of Mr. Hunter's Theory of Life: Being the Subject of the First Two Anatomical Lectures Delivered Before the Royal College of Surgeons, of London

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814 - 95 pages

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