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Modern Medicine - Its Theory and Practice: In Original Contributions By American and Foreign Authors - Complete First Edition Set in Seven [7] Volumes

Modern Medicine - Its Theory and Practice: In Original Contributions By American and Foreign Authors - Complete First Edition Set in Seven [7] Volumes

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Modern Medicine - Its Theory and Practice: In Original Contributions By American and Foreign Authors - Complete First Edition Set in Seven [7] Volumes

by Osler M.D., Sir William - Editor; McCrae M.D., Thomas; Numerous Contributors

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USA: Lea Brothers & Co., 1907. Book. Illus. by Dupuy, G.. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A full-spectrum presentation of medical science as it was in the early 1900s. Edited by Sir William Osler, often considered the father of modern medicine. Each volume contains approximately 900 pages and an index. Volumes I through III printed in 1907, volumes IV and V in 1908, volume VI in 1909 and volume VII in 1910. Numerous colour and black and white plates. Black and white diagrams. Full leather bindings. Two maroon labels with gilt lettering upon each backstrip. Each volume approximately 10" high by 7" wide by 2.75" thick. Of particular note are eight graphic full-page time-lapse photos illustrating the progressive ravages of smallpox upon a middle-aged man, and his appearance after recovery. All bindings stout and strong. Hairline opening along front hinge of volume I. Underlining on relatively few pages in light ink and pencil. Two volumes unmarked. Minimal marginalia on only a handful of pages. Minor evidence of moisture exposure to part of fore-edge of approximately fifty pages in volume VII. A quality example of this magnificent set. Very heavy. Special shipping considerations may apply..

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Title
Modern Medicine - Its Theory and Practice: In Original Contributions By American and Foreign Authors - Complete First Edition Set in Seven [7] Volumes
Author
Osler M.D., Sir William - Editor; McCrae M.D., Thomas; Numerous Contributors
Illustrator
Dupuy, G.
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Lea Brothers & Co.
Place of Publication
USA
Date Published
1907
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Sir William Osler Medicine History Medical Textbooks Vintage
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4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
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