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Cures & curiosities : inside the Wellcome Library

Author: Tony Gould; Wellcome Library.
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lavishly illustrated and punctuated by personal comments from authors who have used the Library, this is an invaluable record of the wonders of a memorable collection, and a testament to the rich complexity of medicine through the centuries.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
History
Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Gould; Wellcome Library.
ISBN: 9781846680335 1846680336
OCLC Number: 123375488
Description: xiii, 226 pages : illustrations, portraits
Other Titles: Cures and curiosities
Responsibility: compiled & edited by Tony Gould ; foreword by Sebastian Faulks.
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The Wellcome Library is devoted to the history and understanding of medicine. It was collected in the early 20th century by a wealthy businessman Henry S Wellcome. This book presents an introduction  Read more...

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"My plans exist in my mind like a jigsaw puzzle, and gradually I shall be able to piece it together" Henry S. Wellcome"

 
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