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American Philosophical Society
Biographical Memoirs of Members of The American Philosophical Society (APS): Physicians: Volume I, Elected 1787-1935
Clyde F. Barker (ed); Thomas E. Starzl (ed)
The distinguished physicians featured in this volume were all members of the American Philosphical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in America. The biographical memoirs, selected from the archives of the Society, present a panorama in the evolution of medicine during the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries and the personalities behind them. The memoirs were selected and edited by APS members Clyde F. Barker, President, APS, Former John Rhea Burton Professor and Chairman, Donald Guthrie Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; and Thomas E. Starzl, Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Each memoir includes a portrait of the physician.
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Alhacen on Refraction (2 Volume Set): A Critical Edition, with English Translation and Commentary, of Book 7 of Alhacen’s “De Aspectibus,” the Medieval Latin Version of Ibn al-Haytham’s “Kitab al-Manazir”
Reluctant Author: Cardinal Pole & his Manuscripts
“To Do Justice to Him and Myself”: Evert Wendell’s Account Book of the Fur Trade with Indians in Albany, New York, 1695-1726 (includes cd-rom with original, Dutch text)
Johann Schoner’s Globe of 1515: Transcription and Study: Transactions, APS (Vol. 100, Part 5)
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