Incunabula Medica; a study of the earliest printed medical books, 1467-1480.
by OSLER, Sir William (1849-1919).
[Oxford]:: Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the Oxford University Press, 1923., 1923. Series: Illustrated Monographs issued by the Bibliographical Society, no. XIX. 287 x 230 mm. 4to. xi, 140 pp. Frontis. port., indexes, 16 plates; endleaves with offsetting. Original linen-backed boards, t.e.g.; top corner bumped. Near fine copy. FIRST EDITION (book form). Originally issued as a Presidential Address read before the Bibliographical Society, London, January 19, 1914 and printed two years later in the Abstract: Transactions of the Bibliographical Society. Left unfinished, it was edited, with a preface, by Professor A. W. Pollard and bibliographical descriptions by Mr. V. Scholderer, describing the earliest 214 printed medical books. Garrison and Morton 6769; Golden & Roland 1024.
(Inventory #: M13435)
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