Boston:: Houghton, Mifflin, 1893., 1893. Series: Riverside Edition, The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, vol. IX (of XIII). 8vo. , xvii, , 445,  pp. Frontis portrait. Red blind- and gilt-stamped cloth, red leather spine label. Inked signature on front end "E. R. Long"; signature on series page, "Alex Simpson, Jr." Very good. PROVENANCE: Esmond Ray Long was a noted researcher on mycobacterial infections, making several seminal discoveries regarding "the biochemistry tuberculin and the epidemiology of tuberculosis in different populations" (NOWELL & DELPINO, In Memorium, National Academy of Sciences, 1987). Alexander Russell Simpson, Jr. (1835-1916) was the son of Alexander Russell Simpson, Sr. (1797-1877). He invented the Axis-Traction Forceps. He was a nephew of James Young Simpson (1811-1870). Russell C. Maulitz, M.D. Ph.D. completed his M.D. and Ph.D. (in History of Medicine) at Duke University. He has served on the editorial boards of three major journals in the fields of medical history and technology and society. He is author of four books, monographs and translations, and over fifty articles in the fields of medical history and medical informatics.
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