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Review of the history of medicine by T. Wise

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Published by J. Churchill; [etc., etc.] in London .
Written in English



  • East Asia.


  • Medicine, Ancient,
  • Medicine -- East Asia

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Statementby Thomas A. Wise ... vol. I[-II]
LC ClassificationsR131 .W7
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6330199M
LC Control Number35032993

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