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Notable Medical Books

September 22 to December 22, 2004
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Case 1: Anatomy

Bartolommeo Eustachio. Tabulae anatomicae. Rome: F. Gonzagae, 1714.

Andreas Vesalius. De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. [Basel: Ioannis Oporini, 1543].


Case 2: Anatomy/Dental

Pierre Fauchard. Le Chirurgien dentiste, ou traité des dents. 2 vols. Paris: J. Mariette, 1728.

Henry Gray. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical. London: J. W. Parker and Son, 1858.

Nathanael Highmore. Corpois humani disquisitio anatomica in qua sanguinis circulationem in quavis corporis parte... The Hague: Ex officina S. Broun, 1651.

John Hunter. The Natural History of the Human Teeth. London: 1771. Bound with A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Teeth. 2 vols. in 1. London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1778.

Sir Richard Owen. Odontography; or, A Treatise on the Comparative Anatomy of Teeth... 2 vols. London: H. Bailliere, 1840-1845.


Case 3: Physiology

Gasparo Aselli. De lactibus sive lacteis venis. Milan: Apud Io. Baptam Bidelluum, 1627.

Claude Bernard. Leçons de physiologie expérimentale appliquée a la médicine. 2 vols. Paris: J. B. Bailliére, 1855-1856.

Albrecht von Haller. Primae lineae physiologiae in usum praelectionum academicarum. Göttingen: Apud A. Vandenhoeck Acad. Typogr., 1747.

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov. Die Arbeit der Verdauungsdrüsen. Wiesbaden: Verlag von J. F. Bergwann, 1898.

Thomas Wharton. Adenographia: sive, glandularum totius corporis descriptio. London: Typis J.G. impensis authoris, 1656.


Case 4: Herbs/Medicines

Paul Ehrlich and Sahachiro Hata. Die experimentelle Chemotherapie der Spirillosen... Berlin: J. Springer, 1910.

Sir Howard Florey [and others]. Antibiotics. A Survey of Penicillin, Streptomycin, and Other Antimicrobial Substances... 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press, 1949.

Casimir Funk. Die Vitamine: ihre Bedeutung für die Physiologie und Pathologie... Wiesbaden: Verlag von J. F. Bergmann, 1914.

J. J. R. Macleod and F. G. Banting. The Antidiabetic Functions of the Pancreas and the Successful Isolation of the Antidiabetic Hormone-Insulin. St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Co., 1923.

William Withering. An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of Its Medical Uses: with Practical Remarks on Dropsy, and Other Diseases. Birmingham: G.G. and J. Robinson, 1785.


Case 5: Vaccinations

Benjamin Franklin. Some Account of the Success of Inoculation for the Small-Pox in England and America... London: Printed by W. Strahan, 1759.

Edward Jenner. An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, a Disease...Known by the Name of the Cow Pox. London: Printed for the author by S. Low, 1798.

Clemens Peter Pirquet. Klinische Studien über Vakzination und vakzinale Allergie. Leipzig and Vienna: F. Deuticke, 1907.

Benjamin Waterhouse. A Prospect of Exterminating the Small-Pox... [Cambridge, Mass.]: Printed for the author at the Cambridge Press by William Hilliard, 1800-1802.


Case 6: Bones/Orthopedics

Nicolas Andry. L'Orthopédie ou l'Art de prévenir et de corriger dans les enfans, les difformités du corps. 2 vols. Paris: La veuve Alix et Lambert & Durand, 1741.

Giovanni Alfonso Borelli. De motu animalium. 2 vols. Rome: Angeli Bernabo, 1680-1681.

William Cheselden. Osteographia, or the Anatomy of the Bones. London: [William Boyer?], 1733.


Case 7: Pathology

Richard Bright. Reports of Medical Cases, Selected with a View of Illustrating the Symptoms and Cure of Diseases by a Reference to Morbid Anatomy. 2 vols. in three. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Browne and Green, 1827-1831.

Robert Carswell. Pathological Anatomy. Illustrations of the Elementary Forms of Disease. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1838.

Rudolf Virchow. Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begründung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre. Berlin: Verlag von A. Hirschwald, 1858.


Case 8: Surgery

Hans von Gersdorff. Feldtbüch der Wundtartzney. [Strassburg: s.n., 1517].

Guido Guidi [Vidus Vidius]. Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum conversa... Paris: P. Galter, 1544.

Dominique-Jean Larrey. Mémoires de chirurgie militaire, et campagnes. 4 vols. Paris: J. Smith, 1812-1817.

Paracelsus [Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim]. Der grossen Wundartzney. Augsburg: Heynrich Steyner, 1536.

Ambroise Paré. Cinq livres de chirurgie. Paris: A. Wechel, 1572


Case 9: Ears/Eyes

Georg Bartisch. Ophthalmodouleia. Dresden: [M. Stöckel], 1583.

Albrecht von Graefe. Symptomenlehre der Augenmuskellähmungen. Berlin: H. Peters, 1867.

Johann Evangelist Purkinje. Neue Beiträge zur Kenntniss des Sehens in subjectiver Hinsicht. In Magazin für die gesammte Heilkunde..., Vol. 20. Berlin: s.n., 1825.

Joseph Toynbee. The Diseases of the Ear: Their Nature, Diagnosis, and Treatment. London: J. Churchill, 1860.

Antonio Maria Valsalva. De aure humana tractatus... Bologna: C. Pisarii, 1704.


Case 10: Conception/Childbirth

Carl Ernst von Baer. De ovi mammalium et hominis genesi. Leipzig: Sumptibus Leopoldi Vossii, 1827.

René Descartes. De homine figuris et latinitate donatus a Florentio Schuyl. Leyden: Apud P. Leffen & F. Moyardum, 1662.

François Mauriceau. Les Maladies des femmes grosses et accouchées... Paris: I. Henault, 1668.

Franz Carl Naegele. Das weibliche Becken betrachtet in Beziehung auf seine Stellung und die Richtung seiner Höhle nebst Beyträgen zur Geschichte der Lehre von den Beckenaxen. Carlruhe: C.F. Müller'schen Hof-Buchlandlung, 1825.

Jacob Rueff. The Expert Midwife, or An Excellent and Most Necessary Treatise of the Generation and Birth of Man... London: Printed by E.G. for S.B., 1637.


Case 11: Pediatrics/Psychology

Timothy Bright. A Treatise of Melancholie. London: T. Vautrollier, 1586.

William Cadogan. An Essay upon Nursing, and the Management of Children, from their Birth to Three Years of Age. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1748.

Sigmund Freud. Zur Psychopathologie des Alltagslebens. Berlin: Verlag von S. Karger, 1904.

Luther Emmett Holt. The Care and Feeding of Children; A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and Children's Nurses. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1894.

Franz Anton Mesmer. Mémoire sur la découverte du magnétisme animal. Geneva and Paris: Chez P. Fr. Didot le jeune, 1779.

Philippe Pinel. Traité médico-philosophique sur l'aliénation mentale, ou la manie. Paris: Richard, Caille et Ravier, [1801].

Michael Underwood. A Treatise on the Diseases of Children, with Directions for the Management of Infants from the Birth; Especially Such as Are Brought up by Hand. London: Printed for J. Mathews, 1784.


Case 12: Internal Medicine

Thomas Addison. On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-Renal Capsules. London: S. Highley, 1855.

William Beaumont. Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and Physiology of Digestion. Plattsburgh [N.Y.]: Printed by F. P. Allen, 1833.

Harvey Cushing. The Pituitary Body and Its Disorders... Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1912].

Francis Glisson. Anatomia Hepatis... London: O. Pullein, 1654.

Berkeley Moynihan. Duodenal Ulcer. Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders, 1910.


Case 13: Instruments

Fred Houdlett Albee. Bone-Graft Surgery. Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1915.

Hermann von Helmholtz. Beschreibung eines Augen-Spiegels zur Untersuchung der Netzhaut im lebenden Auge. Berlin: A. Förstner'sche Verlagsbuchlandhung, 1851.

René-Théophile-Hyadnthe Laênnec. De l'ausculation médiate... Paris: J. A. Brosson et J. S. Chaudé, 1819.

Anton van Leeuwenhoek. Arcana naturae detecta. Delft: H. a Krooneveld, 1695.

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. Eine neue Art von Strahlen. Würzburg: Verlag und Druck der Stahel'schen Buch und Kunthandlung, 1895-1896.


Cases 14-15: General Medicine

Avicenna [Abu Ali al Husain ibn Abdullah ibn Sina]. Libri quinque canonis medicinae...Arabice nunc primum impressi. Rome: Typographia Medicea, 1593.

Hermann Boerhaave. Institutiones medicae in usus annuae exercitationis domesticos digestae. Leyden: Apud Johannem van der Linden, 1708.

Sir Thomas Elyot. The Castel of Helthe... London: In aedibus Thomae Bertheleti, 1539.

Samuel Hahnemann. Organon der rationellen Heilkunde. Dresden: Arnoldische Buchlandlung, 1810.

Hippocrates. Hippocratis medici sententiarum particula prima interprete Laurentio Laurentiano Florentino [Aphorismoi]. Florence: A. Miscominus, 1494.

Johannes de Ketham. In comincia eI dignissimo fasiculo de medicina in volgare... Venice: Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, 1493-1494.

Giovanni Maria Lancisi. De subitaneis mortibus, libri duo. Rome: Typis I. F. Buagni, 1707.

Florence Nightingale. Notes on Nursing: what it is, and what it is not. London: Harrison, [1859].

Sir William Osler. The Principles and Practice of Medicine... New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1892.


Case 16: Circulation

Robert Boyle. Memoirs for the Natural History of Humane Blood, Especially the Spirit of that Liquor. London: Printed for S. Smith, 1684.

Hieronymus Fabricius ab Aquapendente. De venarum ostiolis. Padua: L. Pasquati, 1603.

Stephen Hales. Statical Essays: Containing Haemastaticks; or An Account of Some Hydraulick and Hydrostatical Experiments Made on the Blood and Blood-Vessesl of Animals. London: Printed for W. Innys, R. Manby and T. Woodward, 1733.

William Harvey. Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus. Frankfurt: G. Fitzeri, 1628.

Richard Lower. Tractatus de corde. Item de motu & colore sanguinis et chyli in eum transitu. London: Impensis J. Allestry, 1669.

Sir James Mackenzie. Diseases of the Heart. London: Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, 1908.

Marcello Malpighi. De pulmonibus observationes anatomicae. In Thomas Bartholin's De pulmonum substantia et motu diatribe. Copenhagen: Typ. prostate apud P. Hauboldum, 1663.

Etienne-Jules Marey. Physiologie médicale de la circulation du sang. Paris: Adrien Delahaye, 1863.

John Collins Warren. Anatomical Description of the Arteries of the Human Body... Boston: Printed by Thomas Wait and Co., 1813.


Case 17: Brain/Nerves

Sir Charles Bell. Idea of a New Anatomy of the Brain: Submitted for the Observations of his Friends. London: Strahan and Preston, 1811.

Jean-Martin Charcot. Leçons sur les localizations dans les maladies du cerveau. Paris: Adrien Delahaye, 1876.

Sir William Macewen. Pyocenic Infective Diseases of the Brain and Spinal Cord... Glasgow: J. Maclehose and Sons, 1893.

James Parkinson. An Essay on the Shaking Palsy. London: Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1817.

Antonio Scarpa. Tabulae neurologicae ad illustrandam historiam anatomicam cardiacorum nervorum, noni nervorum cerebri, glossopharyngaei, et pharyngaei ex octavo cerebri. Pavia: Apud B. Comini, 1794.

Raymond Vieussens. Neurographia universalis. Lyons: Apud J. Certe, 1685.

Thomas Willis. Cerebri anatome: cui accessit nervorum descriptio et usus. London: Impensis J. Martyn & J. Allestry, 1664.


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