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Alexander Monro, primus - bibliography

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Scottish physician, born September 8, 1698, London; died July 10, 1767, Edinburgh.


  • The Anatomy of the Human Bones.
    1726. 2nd (1732) and later editions as:
    The Anatomy of the Human Bones. To which are added, An Anatomical Treatise of the Nerves, an Account of the Reciprocal Motions of the Heart and a Description of the Human Lacteal Sac and Duct.
    Edinburgh, 1732, 1758, 1763. French Translation (only osteology) by Jean Joseph Sue (1710-1792), Paris, 1759. German translation by von Karl Christian Krause (1716-1793):
    Alexander Monro’s Knochenlehre . . . nebst der Nervenlehre eben dieses Verfassers, wie auch eine Erklärung von der abwechselnden Bewegung des Herzens und einer Beschreibung des menschlichen Milchsaftbehälters u. s. w. Leipzig, 1761.
  • Essay on comparative anatomy.
    London, 1744; new edition, 1783. French translation, 1786; German, Göttingen, 1790.
  • An account of the inoculation of small-pox in Scotland.
    Edinburgh, 1765. French and German translations 1866.
  • The works of Alexander Monro published by his son Alexander Monro. To which is prefixed the life of the author.
    1781. Collected edition in one volume by Alexander secundus.

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