The Great Physician: A Life Of Sir William Osler

1. Edith Gittings Reid
2. Oxford University Press
A red hardbound book with gold lettering, and a red, white and blue printed dust jacket. 299 pages. Biography of Sir William Osler. Blurb on front cover "Osler was not only as world famous physician, but he had a magnetic personality. Once met he was never forgotten. As a doctor, his diagnosis was uncanny and his teaching and technique have had the profoundest influence on American medicine. The life of Osler, a source of inspiration to thousands, is here vividly portrayed." Donated by Deborah Wilson, was part of the estate of her grandfather Dr. Charles William Edgar Wilson, who studied medicine at the University of Melbourne in 1943, and his father W.E Wilson, who studied from 1903-1907.
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paper, ink
20.8 x 24.4 x 3.3 cm
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Gift of Deborah Wilson, 2014
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Medical History Museum Category


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