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Notes on epidemics.

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by Francis Edmund Anstie

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Published by J. B. Lippincott & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epidemics.

  • Edition Notes

    Based on an article in the British quarterly review, v. 22.

    StatementBy Francis Edmund Anstie ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD653 .A62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 11-95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6990222M
    LC Control Number07035854
    OCLC/WorldCa29161437

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