The principles and practice of medicine : designed for the use of practitioners and students of medicine / by William Osler ...
- Other records:
- New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1892.
xvi, , 1079, , 8 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Medicine -- Practice.
- Medical subjects:
- Publishers' advertisements -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century.
- Illustrated with charts, some in red & black.
"Bound either in sheep or in dull green cloth lettered in gold. The very rare first issue has the name 'Gorgias' after the second quotation on the page opposite Contents misspelled 'Georgias.'"--Cf. W. Bennett, Practical guide to American book collecting, p. 173.
Publisher's advertisements on p. -, with a catalog of "medical and hygienic works published by D. Appleton & Co. ..." on p. 1-8 at end.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Local notes:
- RBC copy 1 is the first issue, with advertisements dated Nov., 1891.
RBC copy 2 has advertisements dated March, 1892.
Biomedical Library copy presented as a gift by Edward J. Stemmler, M.D., Dean Emeritus of the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Biomedical Library copy housed in a mahogany box with an engraved plaque, which reads: "With deep appreciation for leadership and exceptional contributions in the establishment of the Stemmler Fund to support research in medical education, The National Board of Medical Examiners is pleased to present to Edward J. Stemmler, MD, an original 1892 first edition of William Osler's textbook The Principles and Practice of Medicine, presented on the occasion of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Edward J. Stemmler Medical Research Fund of the National Board of Medical Examiners, November 8, 2005."
Biomedical Library copy has the (somewhat illegible) autograph, in ink, of W.C. M...ry(?), M. D., of Caldwell, Idaho, dated November 5, 1892, on the front free endpaper.
Biomedical Library copy has advertisements dated October, 1892.
Dental Library has the 1st. ed., second (?) issue, bound in brown leather, stamped in gold, with a black leather label on spine, also stamped in gold.
Dental Library copy imperfect: cover lacking, pages [i]-xiv detached.
- Penn Provenance:
- Malloch, Archibald (bookplate) (RBC copy 2)
Stengel, Alfred (stamp) (RBC copy 3)
Pepper Clinical Lab'y (stamp) (RBC copy 3)
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 (donor) (RBC copy 4)
Stemmler, Edward J. (donor) (inscription) (Biomedical Library copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- Bennett, W. Practical guide to American book collecting, p. 172-173
- D. Appleton and Company.
- Other format:
- Online version: Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919. Principles and practice of medicine.
Online version: Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919. Principles and practice of medicine.
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