The American Hospital in the Twentieth Century; A Treatise on the Development of Medical Institutions, Both in Europe and in America, Since the Beginning of the Present Century. Second revised edition.
by STEVENS, Edward Fletcher (1860-1946).
New York:: F. W. Dodge, 1928., 1928. Tall 8vo. xvi, 549,  pp. Frontispiece, 660 figures, including many blueprints. Maroon gilt-stamped cloth. Ownership signature of R.F. Hosford. Very good +. Extremely well-illustrated and unusually rich and comprehensive architectural and design study of the early 20th century "modern" hospital as it was in America and Europe. Stevens was an architect and "an expert on the architectural design of hospital and medical facilities in both the United States and Canada" (Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada). Note: "Third Edition" printed [perhaps erroneously] on cover. Provenance: R. F. Hosford (fl.1901-1915) was an engineer working for the American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York.
(Inventory #: MRM1342)
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