The Principles and Practice of Medicine, for the Use of Students and Practitioners

1. William Osler
2. Appleton
A burgundy hardbound book, with embossed border on the front cover, and gold lettering on the spine. Contains information on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, information from other journals and books have been pinned and placed inside the book by the owner. Includes two loose hand written pages, one in black ink (illegible), and one in pencil (illegible with a sketch at the top). Back page has piece of paper pinned to it with days and what appear to be page numbers listed (6. Th 1-52, 7. Fri 52-122, etc.) and some other illegible notes in blue and grey pencil. 1143 pages. 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
24.4 x 15.5 x 6.5 cm
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Gift of Deborah Wilson, 2014
Object Type
Medical History Museum Category


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