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BOWDLER, Thomas (1754--1825)
Tentamen medicum, inaugurale, de febrium intermittentium natura et indole. Quod, annuente summo numine, ex auctoritate reverendi admodum viri, D. Gulielmi Robertson, S. S. T. .P. academiæ Edinburgenæ præfecti; nec non amplissimi senatus academici consensu, et nobilissimae facultatis medicæ decreto; pro gradu doctoris, summisque in medicina honoribus et privilegiis rite et legitime consequendis; eruditorum examini subjicit Thomas Bowdler, Britannus. ...
Edinburgi apud Balfour et Smellie, academiae typographos, 1776.
[4], 92 p. ; 20.3 cm. (8°)

Doctoral dissertation. The writer and literary editor Thomas Bowdler, whose name has come to be synonymous with prudish censorship for his expurgated edition of Shakespeare's plays first published as The family Shakespeare, Bath, 1807, had studied medicine at Edinburgh, publishing his doctoral thesis on malaria in 1776. ESTC t6120.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on verso of the dedication to the author's father, Mr Sharp Soane / from his / humble servt / the Author. Bound (3) with E. Burke, Two letters ... on the proposals for peace with the regicide directory of France, 1796 (q.v.), Constitution de la république Française, précédée de la déclaration des droits de l'homme, 1793 (q.v.), and Bowdler's A postcript to the letters written in France, in 1814, 1815 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half calf, gilt double-rule spine, black spine-label lettered 'Burke's Two Letters &c.', later numbered '20' in a series of pamphlet volumes. Edward Lawrence was paid 1s. 6d. for half binding, 15 March 1802. (Spiers Box).

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