Tenements of Clay; An Anthology of Medical and Biological Essays.
by SORSBY, Arnold (1900-1980) (editor).
New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974., 1974. 8vo. 258 pp. 36 illustrations, glossary. Dark-gray pink-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. ISBN: 0684140357 Chapters: Noah, an albino / Arnold Sorsby -- Job's illness, pellagra / Charles J. Brim --The medical problems of Henry VIII / Ove Brinch --Shakespeare's skull and brain / Sir Arthur Keith --The evidence of disease in Shakespeare's handwriting / R. W. Leftwich --Milton's blindness / Arnold Sorsby --Swift's deafness and his last illness / T. G. Wilson --Samuel Johnson's medical experiences / Sir Humphry Rolleston --The 'insanity' of King George III : a classic case of porphyria / Ida Macalpine ; Richard Hunter --Historical implications of porphyria / John Brooke --Jane Austen's last illness / Sir Zachary Cope --Beethoven's deafness / Maurice Sorsby --The illness and death of Napoleon / Arnold Chaplin --Darwin's health in relation to his voyage to South America / A. W. Woodruff --Abraham Lincoln's Marfan syndrome / Harold Schwartz.
(Inventory #: MMRM1337)
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