Life of Sir William Osler, 1925, I:110, 148, 148, etc.). In a long note to the entry for this edition in his library catalogue Osler relates the circumstances of its purchase in 1878 (apparently describing a different copy). Virchow is the 'most prominent German physician of the nineteenth century' (DSB) and the founder of modern pathology. Gesammelte Abhandlungen is a collection of papers published between 1846 and 1853, and includes 'the first clear description of thrombosis and embolism' (Garrison-Morton), important articles on white cells and leukemia (in which Virchow gave the disease its present name), and discussions of developmental pathology, gynaecological subjects and diseases of newborn babies. Garrison-Morton 3006 & 3064; Heirs of Hippocrates 1891; Norman 2155; Waller 10005. " /> VIRCHOW, Rudolf (1821-1902). <I>Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur wissenschaftlichen Medicin</I>. Frankfurt: Meidinger Sohn, 1856. 8° (228 x 154mm). 3 fold-out plates, of which one hand-coloured engraving after Virchow and Dr. Köhler, one uncoloured engraving after Schmerbach, and one chromolithograph after Köhler, 44 wood-engraved illustrations (part of yellow wrapper adhered to lower margin of title, very light waterstaining in inner margins of first few leaves, some leaves spotted, a few small stains). Contemporary black half morocco (rebacked with original spine preserved, extremities a little rubbed). <I>Provenance</I>: SIR WILLIAM OSLER (1849-1919), physician, medical writer, bibliographer and collector (autograph signed gift inscription to the Medical Faculty Library at McGill College [now McGill University], dated 12 September 1887) -- McGill University, Library of the Faculty of Medicine (inkstamps on title and p.151, bookplate with withdrawal stamp) -- "A.v.G." [possibly Albrecht von Graefe (1828-1870)] (initials in gilt at foot of spine) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label) IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY. William Osler began his career as a pathologist. He greatly admired Virchow, whose lectures he attended as a young man during a year of study abroad, and whose work was a crucial influence on his own development as a pathologist and lecturer (cf. Cushing, <I>Life of Sir William Osler</I>, 1925, I:110, 148, 148, etc.). In a long note to the entry for this edition in his library catalogue Osler relates the circumstances of its purchase in 1878 (apparently describing a different copy). Virchow is the 'most prominent German physician of the nineteenth century' (<I>DSB</I>) and the founder of modern pathology. <I>Gesammelte Abhandlungen</I> is a collection of papers published between 1846 and 1853, and includes 'the first clear description of thrombosis and embolism' (Garrison-Morton), important articles on white cells and leukemia (in which Virchow gave the disease its present name), and discussions of developmental pathology, gynaecological subjects and diseases of newborn babies. Garrison-Morton 3006 & 3064; <I>Heirs of Hippocrates</I> 1891; Norman 2155; Waller 10005. | Christie's
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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

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    VIRCHOW, Rudolf (1821-1902). Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur wissenschaftlichen Medicin. Frankfurt: Meidinger Sohn, 1856. 8° (228 x 154mm). 3 fold-out plates, of which one hand-coloured engraving after Virchow and Dr. Köhler, one uncoloured engraving after Schmerbach, and one chromolithograph after Köhler, 44 wood-engraved illustrations (part of yellow wrapper adhered to lower margin of title, very light waterstaining in inner margins of first few leaves, some leaves spotted, a few small stains). Contemporary black half morocco (rebacked with original spine preserved, extremities a little rubbed). Provenance: SIR WILLIAM OSLER (1849-1919), physician, medical writer, bibliographer and collector (autograph signed gift inscription to the Medical Faculty Library at McGill College [now McGill University], dated 12 September 1887) -- McGill University, Library of the Faculty of Medicine (inkstamps on title and p.151, bookplate with withdrawal stamp) -- "A.v.G." [possibly Albrecht von Graefe (1828-1870)] (initials in gilt at foot of spine) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label)

    IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY. William Osler began his career as a pathologist. He greatly admired Virchow, whose lectures he attended as a young man during a year of study abroad, and whose work was a crucial influence on his own development as a pathologist and lecturer (cf. Cushing, Life of Sir William Osler, 1925, I:110, 148, 148, etc.). In a long note to the entry for this edition in his library catalogue Osler relates the circumstances of its purchase in 1878 (apparently describing a different copy).

    Virchow is the 'most prominent German physician of the nineteenth century' (DSB) and the founder of modern pathology. Gesammelte Abhandlungen is a collection of papers published between 1846 and 1853, and includes 'the first clear description of thrombosis and embolism' (Garrison-Morton), important articles on white cells and leukemia (in which Virchow gave the disease its present name), and discussions of developmental pathology, gynaecological subjects and diseases of newborn babies. Garrison-Morton 3006 & 3064; Heirs of Hippocrates 1891; Norman 2155; Waller 10005.

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    VIRCHOW, Rudolf (1821-1902). Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur wissenschaftlichen Medicin. Frankfurt: Meidinger Sohn, 1856. 8° (228 x 154mm). 3 fold-out plates, of which one hand-coloured engraving after Virchow and Dr. Köhler, one uncoloured engraving after Schmerbach, and one chromolithograph after Köhler, 44 wood-engraved illustrations (part of yellow wrapper adhered to lower margin of title, very light waterstaining in inner margins of first few leaves, some leaves spotted, a few small stains). Contemporary black half morocco (rebacked with original spine preserved, extremities a little rubbed). Provenance: SIR WILLIAM OSLER (1849-1919), physician, medical writer, bibliographer and collector (autograph signed gift inscription to the Medical Faculty Library at McGill College [now McGill University], dated 12 September 1887) -- McGill University, Library of the Faculty of Medicine (inkstamps on title and p.151, bookplate with withdrawal stamp) -- "A.v.G." [possibly Albrecht von Graefe (1828-1870)] (initials in gilt at foot of spine) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label)

    IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY. William Osler began his career as a pathologist. He greatly admired Virchow, whose lectures he attended as a young man during a year of study abroad, and whose work was a crucial influence on his own development as a pathologist and lecturer (cf. Cushing, Life of Sir William Osler, 1925, I:110, 148, 148, etc.). In a long note to the entry for this edition in his library catalogue Osler relates the circumstances of its purchase in 1878 (apparently describing a different copy).

    Virchow is the 'most prominent German physician of the nineteenth century' (DSB) and the founder of modern pathology. Gesammelte Abhandlungen is a collection of papers published between 1846 and 1853, and includes 'the first clear description of thrombosis and embolism' (Garrison-Morton), important articles on white cells and leukemia (in which Virchow gave the disease its present name), and discussions of developmental pathology, gynaecological subjects and diseases of newborn babies. Garrison-Morton 3006 & 3064; Heirs of Hippocrates 1891; Norman 2155; Waller 10005.


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