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3012T Marlborough
May 23, 2017 12:00 PM - June 2, 2017 10:00 AMCalender
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X-Ray Technology and Radiology, Five Early Titles.

$584$475
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3012T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

X-Ray Technology and Radiology, Five Early Titles. Including: William J. Morton's The X Ray, or Photography of the Invisible and its Value in Surgery, New York: Technical Book Co., 1896, first edition, octavo, publisher's green cloth with bright silver-blocked pictorial boards, the first American book on the use of X-rays in surgery by the first American to specialize in the technology, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.; Francis H. Williams's The Roentgen Rays in Medicine and Surgery, New York: Macmillan, 1901, first edition, octavo, publisher's cloth, 8 1/2 x 6 in.; William Allen Pusey and Eugene Wilson Caldwell's The Practical Application of the Rontgen Rays in Therapeutics and Diagnosis, Philadelphia, New York, & London: Saunders, 1903, first edition, octavo, publisher's green ribbed cloth, 9 x 5 1/2 in.; Albers-Schonberg's Das Rontgenhaus, Leipzig: Leineweber, 1915, small folio, publisher's red cloth, 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.; [and] Hoffmann's Atlas der Anatomie des Mediastinum im Rontgenbilde, Leipzig: Klinkhardt, 1909, landscape folio, publisher's cloth, 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (5)

Provenance: From the collection of B. Leonard Holman, M.D., Philip H. Cook Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, and Chairman, Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Estimate $800-1,000


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Keywords

Technical Book Co., B. Leonard Holman, Eugene Wilson Caldwell, Francis H. Williams, William Allen Pusey, William J. Morton, Leipzig, London, Philadelphia