- New York: The Grolier Club, 1995.
- 8 x 11 inches
- hardcover, slipcase
- 392 pages
- ISBN: 9780910672122
Price: $125.00 save 20% $100.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 106606
One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine seeks to chronicle the importance of medical history through the books selected by Haskell F. Norman for exhibition at the Grolier Club. It provides complete bibliographical accounts of the first publications, in an effort to illustrate of the history of printing and publishing in the field of medicine.
Every entry provides the title, publication information, a bibliographical description, and an essay stating the medical and historical significance of the book. Some publications also include notes on the provenance. This catalogue serves as a complete record of first appearances by including descriptions of the initial manifestations of each work. It also describes later versions and distinguishes differences between fascicles and combined volumes. The catalogue accompanied the exhibition held at the Grolier Club from September 20 to November 23, 1994.