The Story of Medicine

By: Robinson, Victor, M.D.

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527 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, black and silver lettering and decoration to spine, silver caduceus of the medical profession decorates front board. Binding sound, light overall wear, with rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, binding sound, light blue stain to rear endpapers, small stylized bookseller ticket [Zeitlin Books, Los Angeles] of a grasshopper (?) at bottom inner corner of rear board. Author was professor of the History of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. Dedicated to Sir Ronald Ross, winner of Nobel Prize in medicine. Chapters: Medicine in the Stone Age, Medicine in Ancient Egypt, Medicine in Ancient Greece, Greek Medicine in Alexandria, Greek Medicine in Rome, Arabian Medicine in the Middle Ages, European Medicine in the Middle Ages, Medicine in the Renaissance, Medicine in the Seventeenth Century, Medicine in the Eighteenth Century, Modernization of Medicine, Medicine in America, Bibliogrphical Notes, Index of Individuals and Subjects. #2480.