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Author Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839.

Title A short account of the malignant fever, lately prevalent in Philadelphia : with a statement of the proceedings that took place on the subject in different parts of the United States. To which are added, accounts of the plague in London and Marseilles; and a list of the dead, from August 1, to the middle of December, 1793. By Mathew Carey.

Published Philadelphia : Printed by the author, January 16, 1794.


Location Call No. Status
Edition Fourth edition, improved.
Physical description vii, 2 unnumbered pages, 10-164 pages ; 8⁰
Notes Several states noted. Evans 26735 records states of 112 p. (incomplete?; no copy located), 159 p. (Austin 412), and 160 p. (Austin 411). Evans 26736 records a state with 164 p. and no comma after the word "subject" in the title (Austin 413). Evans 26737 records a state with [2], 164 p., printed wrappers, and a comma after the word "subject". Austin 414, which may describe this last state, records the comma, but does not mention the [2] preliminary pages, and reports "without the printed wrappers mentioned by Evans." - Blue printed wrappers.
Statistics gathered in Philadelphia, August to November, 1793, including meteorological observations compiled by David Rittenhouse, p. [113-120].
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Evans, 26735.
Evans, 26736.
Evans, 26737.
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 411.
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 412.
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 413.
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 414.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Other author Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796, author.
Subject Epidemics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Early works to 1800.
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Early works to 1800.