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A man employing leeches to reduce his weight

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A man employing leeches to reduce his weight, 16th century. (From P. Boaistuau, Histoire Podigieuses, Paris, 1567. )

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology, by Audrey Davis and Toby Appel
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