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Fyfe. Andrew, Compendium of Anatomy, vols 2&3, London: 1812.
Morris, Henry, Human Anatomy, vol 1-2, London: 1907.
Morris, Henry, Human Anatomy, vol 3-5, London: 1907.
Quain, Jones MD. Elements of Anatomy, London: 4th edition, 1837.
White, William. Observations on Strictures, and other affections, occasioning a contraction in the lower part of the intestinal canal, and the mode of treatment. 2nd edition. Bath: 1815.
Tomes, Sir John. A System of Dental Surgery. 4th edition 1897.
Bonnafont, JP. Traite Theorique et Pratique des Malaides des L’Orielle et des organes de l’audition. Paris: 1860.
Burnett, Charles H. System of Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat. Volume I. London: 1893.
Deschamps, Joseph Louis (fils). Traite de Malaides des Fosses Nazales et de Leurs Sinus. Paris 1804.
Gibb, George D. On Diseases of the Throat and Windpipe, as reflected by the laryngoscope: A Complete Manual upon their diagnosis and treatment. 2nd ed. London: 1864.
Kramer, William. The Nature and Treatment of Diseases of the Ear. 2nd ed. Translated from the German by James Risdon Bennett. London: 1837.
Selye, Hans. Textbook of endocrinology. Montreal: 1947.
Christe, Thomas. An account of the ravages committed in Ceylon by small-pox, previously to the introduction of vaccination; with a statement of the circumstances attending the introduction, progress, and success, of vaccine inoculation in that island. Cheltenham: 1811.
Etmullerus, Michael. Etmullerus Abridg’d: Or A Compleat system of the Theory and Practice of Physic, being a description of all Diseases incident to men, women, or children, with an account of their causes, symptoms, and most approved Methods of cure, both physical and chirurgical. 3rd edition. London: 1712.
Lawrence, William. Lectures on Surgery delivered at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. London: 1863.
Hall, Marshall. Principles of the theory and practice of medicine.London: 1837.
Astruc, Jean. Treatise on the Diseases of Women, London: 1762.
Kirkpatrick. J. The Analysis of Inoculation: Comprizing the History, Theory and Practice of it: with an occasional consideration of the most remarkable appearances in the smallpox. London: 1754.
Mason, Francis. On the Surgery of the Face. London: 1878.
Mason, Francis. On Harelip and Cleft Palate. London: 1877.
Darwin, Charles. On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection. London: 1878.
Leach, William. The Zoological Miscellany; being descriptions of new, or interesting animals Vols 2 & 3. London: 1814-17.
Wood, William. Zoography; or, the beauties of nature displayed. Vol I. London: 1807.
Wood, William. Zoography; or, the beauties of nature displayed. Vol II. London: 1807.
Wood, William. Zoography; or, the beauties of nature displayed. Vol III. London: 1807.
Johnstone, James. An Essay on the use of the Ganglions of the Nerves. Shrewsbury: 1771.
Philip, APW. A Treatise on the More Obscure Affections of the Brain on which the nature and successful treatment of many chronic conditions depend, being the Gulstonian Lectures. London: 1835.
Swan, Joseph. Observations on some points relating to the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the Nervous System. London: 1822.
Travers, Benjamin. A Further Inquiry concerning Constitutional Irritation and the Pathology of the Nervous System. London: 1835.
Burns, John. The Principles of Midwifery; including the Diseases of Women and Children. 2nd edition. London: 1811.
Jaehkel, M Theodorus Travgott. Aetiologia Fluxus Menstrui Mulierum - Auctoriate gratiosi medicorum ordinis in academia Lipsiensi, Praeside D Carolo Christiano Krause. Lipsiae: 1784.
Leake, John. Medical Instructions towards the Prevention and Cure of Chronic or Slow Diseases peculiar to women. 3rd edition. London: 1777.
Pentland, Joannes. Dissertatio Medica Inaugralis de Puerperarum Febre. Edinburgh. 1789.
Wells, T Spencer. Diseases of the Ovaries: Their diagnosis and treatment. Volume 1. 1865.
Fenwick, Samuel & W. Soltau. Cancer and other tumours of the stomach. London: 1902.
Wells, Sir Spencer. Abdominal Tumours. London: 1885.
Guthrie, Charles Gardiner. On Cateract: And its appropriate treatment by the operation adapted for each peculiar case. London: 1845.
Mackenzie, William. A practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye… London: 1840.
Witkowski, Professor Gustave Joseph. A Moveable Atlas Showing the Mechanism of Vision: The Eye. Translated and edited by Henry Power FRCS. London: c1890.
Davis, John B. Annals Historical and Medical during the first four years of the Universal Dispensary for Children, St Andrews Hill, Doctors’ Common. Founded in 1816. London: 1821.
Strack, Caroli. De Crusta Lactea Infantum. Frankfurt. 1779.
Blakiston, Peyton. Practical observations on certain diseases of the chest, and on the principles of auscultation. London: 1848.
Amesbury, Joseph. Practical Remarks on the Causes, Nature and Treatment of deformities of the spine, chest, and limbs, muscular weakness, weak joints, muscular contractions, and stiff joints…with illustrative plates and cases. London: 1840.
Pravaz, CG. Méthode novelle pour le traitement des déviations de las colonne vertebrate. Paris: 1827.
Swan, Joseph. An Essay on Tetanus founded on cases and experiments. London: 1825.
Ward, William Tilleard. Practical Observations on Distortions of the Spine, Chest and Limbs; together with remarks on paralytic and other diseases connected with impaired or defective motion. London: 1822.
Brodie, Sir Benjamin C. Lectures on the Diseases of the Urinary Organs. 4th edition. London: 1849.
Civiale, Jean. Traite Pratique sur le malides des organs Genito-Urinaires. 3rd edition. Paris: 1858.
Skey, FC. A Practical Treatise on the Venereal Disease. London: 1850.
Thomson, Sir Henry. Some Important Points connected with the Surgery of the Urinary Organs. London: 1884.
Willis, Robert. Urinary diseases and their treatment. London: 1838.
Bellingham, O’Bryen. A Treatise on diseases of the heart. Dublin: 1857.
Abernethy, John. Physiological Lectures addressed to the College of Surgeons. 1821.
Baker, Henry. The Microscope made easy: the nature, uses and magnifying powers of the best kinds of microscopes. 1743.
Buchan, William. Domestic Medicine or Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of Diseases by Regimen and Simple Medicines. 1722.
Lassaigne, J-L. Abrege Elementaire de Chimie, Consideree Comme Science Accessoire a L’etude de la Medicine, de la Pharmacie e de L’histoire Naturelle.1829.
Newell, Sarah. Facts Connected with the Treatment of Insanity in St Luke’s Hospital. 1841.
Parsons, James. Human Physiognomy explain’d: in the Crounian Lectures on Muscular Motion. For the year 1746 read before the Royal Society. London: 1747.
Pharmacopoeia in usum Nofocomii Sancti Georgii, Prope Hyde-Park-Corner. (eighteenth century). The volume has metal clasps, and blank leaves between the pages used for manuscript notes by an unknown author.
Sedgwick, James. A New Treatise on Liquors: Wherein the Use and Abuse of Wine, Malt-Drinks, Water etc are particularly considered in many diseases, constitutions and ages. With the proper manner of using them, Hot or Cold, either as physick, diet or bath. London: 1725.
Zahn, Godfridus Andreas. Dissertation de Origine, progressu et dignitate medicine. Vesaliae: 1708.