Bell, Whitfield J., Jr.
Title The Colonial Physician & Other Essays.
Publisher New York: Science History Publications, 1977. Revised Second Printing.
Seller ID 005393scs
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 235 pp. Near-Fine, with bookplate, in a Fine dust jacket. Contents: Intorduction by Elizabeth Thomson; A Portrait of the Colonial Physician; John Redman, Medical Preceptor (1722-1808); Philadelphia Medical Students in Europe, 1750-1800; THomas Parke, PHysician and Friend; James Hutchinson (1752-1793): A Physician in Politics; Benjamin Franklin and the Practice of Medicine; James Smith and PUblic Encouragement of Vaccination; Lives in Medicine: Thacher, Wiliams, and Gross; Joseph M. Toner (1825-1896) as a Medical Historian; John Morgan: Adventures of a Biographer; Adam Cunningham's Atlantic Crossing, 1728; William Shippen's Introductory Lecture, 1762; Body-Snatching in Philadelphia; An Eighteenth Century American Medical Manuscript; Dr. James Rush on His Teachers; Index.