File NLW MS 16125E. - A history of medicine in Wales in the eighteenth century,

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NLW MS 16125E.


A history of medicine in Wales in the eighteenth century,


  • 1957 / (Creation)

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iii, 354 ff. (foliated 1-352; text on rectos only) ; 325 x 200 mm. Cloth over boards.

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J. G. Penrhyn Jones; Denbigh; Donation; October 1957

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A typescript M.A. dissertation, 1957, for Liverpool University Department of Celtic by J[ohn] G[lyn] Penrhyn Jones, entitled 'A history of medicine in Wales in the eighteenth century'.
The dissertation includes chapters on social conditions in Wales, the impact of the Industrial Revolution, 'folk' medicine and herbalism, and biographies of prominent medical men. Supplementary material, including extracts from printed and manuscript sources, is to be found in the Appendices (ff. 164-329). Two tables of contents are included (f. iii, 163a).

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  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 16125E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.


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June 2006 and May 2014.


  • English



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Description compiled by Bethan Ifan and revised by Rhys Morgan Jones;

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