Osler and Other Papers

THAYER, William Sidney

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1931
  • Place Published: Baltimore
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: Yes
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    386 p. 23 cm. Blue cloth hardcover. Spine separated at front hinge. Light soiling of front board. Label residue on front pastedown. Presentation copy inscribed by Thayer on front free endpaper. Another ink signature of former owner. A few pencil marks in margins. Some tearing of rear hinge. Thayer was Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Johns Hopkins where Osler taught. Contains a collection of addresses and papers delivered on medical subjects. Topics include: Osler; cooperation; the problems of medicine; Cotton Mather's rules of health; opening remarks at the dinner in honour of William H. Welch; teaching and practice; scholarship in medicine; self-education under guidance; Laennec's visit to New York; contributions of Pasteur to medicine and humanity; Richard Bright; duties and problems of the physician; John Howland, etc.

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