Baltimore, MD: The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1936-1937. First Edition. Original Wraps. Reprints of classic texts, with English translations where necessary. Includes biographic notes and bibliographies.
"Many doctors are not interested in medical history, that is, in medical history as it has been served to them up to the present time. This is a sad and unnatural state of affairs. Our debt to the past was thus expressed by Claude Bernard: "We stand upon the intellectual shoulders of those medical giants of bygone days and, because of the help they afford us, we are able to see a little more clearly than they were able to do."
Medical Classics aims to awaken the interest of all medical workers in the historical side of their profession. The work will be useful, not merely ornamental." [from "A Preface Concerning Aims and Policy" in V1N1]. Very Good+ in Wraps. Light shelf/edge wear, overlapped wraps rumpled at edges, light toning to spines, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed orange wraps, black ink lettering. 8vo. 928pp [across 9 issues]. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #10059