William Henry Welch and the Heroic Age of American Medicine.
by [WELCH, William Henry] FLEXNER, Simon (1863-1946); James Thomas FLEXNER (1908-2003).
Baltimore:: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1941., 1941. 8vo. x, 539,  pp. Frontis. portrait, 25 illus., index. Burgundy gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn. SIGNED BY AUTHORS. PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION, "xii-2-75 Russell Maulitz from Palmer H. Futcher, Welcome to Philadelphia!" Very good. The pere et fils biography of one of the "Big Four" founders of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Simon was a noted pathologist and the first director of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. Son James won the National Book Award and a special Pulitzer Prize for his four-volume biography of George Washington. PROVENANCE: Inscribed by both authors, to Palmer H. Futcher (1910-2004), former faculty member at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, a medical society administrator and an amateur medical historian. An avid medical book collector, who enjoyed trout fishing and astronomy, "His parents were close friends of revered Hopkins professor Dr. William Osler, and the family's home near Mount Vernon Place was crammed with memorabilia of Dr. Osler and other medical school founders." – Heather Dewar, Obit, Baltimore Sun, Feb. 2, 2004.
(Inventory #: MRM1660)
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