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UK Medical Heritage Library

The UK Medical Heritage Library brings together books and pamphlets from 10 research libraries in the UK, focused on the 19th and early 20th century history of medicine and related disciplines. This ongoing digitisation project is funded by Jisc (http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/) and the Wellcome Library (http://wellcomelibrary.org). The UK Medical Heritage Library is a sub-set of the Medical Heritage Library (archive.org/details/medicalheritagelibrary).



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Chemist and Druggist
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
Royal College of Surgeons of England
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21,496
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2.1M
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The Royal College of Surgeons of England is a professional membership organisation of 20,000 UK and international members, and registered charity, which exists to advance surgical standards and improve patient care. The College received its first Royal Charter in 1800 but traces its origins to the Company of Barber-Surgeons, established in 1540. In 1745, the Barber-Surgeons were split by an Act of Parliament into two bodies and the Company of Surgeons was established. The Hunterian Museum ,...
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
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10,471
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2M
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The RCPE is an independent standard-setting body and professional membership organisation. Our aim is to improve and maintain the quality of patient care. We help qualified doctors to pursue their careers in specialist (internal) medicine through medical examinations, education and training. We also provide resources and information to support and facilitate professional development for physicians throughout their careers. The Library was founded in 1682 when Sir Robert Sibbald, one of the...
Royal College of Physicians
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4,150
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999,109
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The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the professional body for physicians, with over 30,000 members and fellows across the globe. The RCP has an extensive library , started at the foundation of the RCP in 1518 and maintained and developed today. The rare books and special collections are displayed in public exhibitions and can be viewed in person by making a research appointment with the library. 20th-century collections are available to all for reference access in the library reading room....
University of Glasgow Library
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5,392
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926,245
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This collection contains items from the University of Glasgow Library. Glasgow University is a broad based, research intensive institution with a global reach, and has been teaching medicine since 1714. The University's Libra ry's medical collections cover all subject areas and are particularly strong in anatomy, surgery, clinical medicine, public health, sanitation and homeopathic medicine.
University of Leeds Library
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3,775
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913,789
VIEWS
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Leeds University Library is one of the major academic research libraries of the UK, attracting students and scholars from around the world to its rich and extensive print, online and manuscript collections gathered during its 100 -year history. The Library has some of the UK's outstanding collections of rare books and manuscripts, and five of its premier Special Collections have been awarded "designated status" under the national scheme for recognising world class collections held in...
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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 3,900 students and more than 1,000 staff worki ng in over 100 countries. The School is one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK, and was recently cited as the world's leading research-focused graduate school. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence...
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This collection contains items from the Foyle Special Collections Library, King's College London. The Foyle Special Collections Library holds over 180,000 printed books and journals, as well as maps, slides, sound recordings and manuscript material, spanning the humanities, sciences and social sciences and ranging in date from the 15th century to the present day. The history of medicine is a notable strength of these holdings, which include the historical library collections of St. Thomas's...
University of Bristol Library
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943
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192,133
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The University of Bristol Library serves the needs of one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Its special collections reflect the broad scope of the institution’s research and teaching, ranging from important deposits of publishing archive, through leading geological collections to the library and archive of the National Liberal Club, a key source for public debate in the nineteenth-century. The present collection is drawn from the library of the Bristol Medical School...
Wellcome Library
by London Library. n 84135899; Wright, C. T. Hagberg (Charles Theodore Hagberg), 1862-1940. no 94013862; Purnell, Christopher James
texts
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Vol. 1 published by Williams & Norgate
Topics: Subject Headings, Subject catalogs, Subject headings
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
texts
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At head of title: To members of parliament and others
Plate, facing p. [ii], contains dedication to the memory of Samuel Birch, within colored ornamental border of Egyptian design
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Egyptian language, Egyptian language, Egyptian language
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
texts
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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
Wellcome Library
by Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. n 50032813
texts
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comment 1
ESTC
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Topic: English language
Chemist and Druggist
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
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Topics: Photography of the nude, Photography, Erotic
Royal College of Surgeons of England
by Royal College of Surgeons of England
texts
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The Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Topic: Social Conditions
Wellcome Library
by Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
texts
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favorite 29
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
Topic: Jewish magic
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex
Royal College of Physicians
by Johnson, Francis, 1796?-1876; East India Company; Royal College of Physicians of London
texts
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This material has been provided by Royal College of Physicians, London. The original may be consulted at Royal College of Physicians, London
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Topics: Persian Language, Arabic Language, Encyclopedias and dictionaries
3000 copies were privately printed by the anthropological branch of the Falstaff Press in 1933
Topics: Paraphilias, Sex, Homosexuality, Prostitution, Erotica, Nudity
Includes index
Topic: Cooking, English
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805
texts
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Text in English and French
Copy no. 631 of a limited edition of 775 numbered and signed copies
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Topics: Phallicism, Religion and Sex
Includes bibliographic footnotes
Topics: Caste, Hinduism, Caste, Hinduism
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Council; University College, London. Library Services
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Includes index
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Pharmacopoeias as Topic
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Bernard, Claude; University College, London. Library Services
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This material has been provided by UCL Library Services. The original may be consulted at UCL (University College London)
Topic: Medicine
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
texts
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
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Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
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UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library
Wellcome Library
by Kent, J. T. (James Tyler), 1849-1916
texts
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Issued in 10 parts
Topics: Homeopathy, Materia Medica
Wellcome Library
by Yatindranatha, Sena
texts
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Topics: Urdu language, Urdu language
Wellcome Library
by Yates, William, 1792-1845
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iv pages, 1 unnumbered leaf, 589, 19 pages ; (8vo)
Topics: Hindustani language, Hindustani language -- Dictionaries -- English
Contains vocabularies
Topics: Egyptian language, Mythology, Religion, Folklore
Wellcome Library
by Rose, H. A. (Horace Arthur), 1867-1933. n 84103999; Ibbetson, Denzil, Sir, 1847-1908. n 84029393; Maclagan, Edward, Sir, 1864-1952. nr 93011436
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Subtitle varies slightly
Topics: Ethnology, Caste, Caste, Ethnology, Religion
Unabridged reprint of Barrett's Magus, London, 1801
Topics: Magic, Occultism, Alchemy
Wellcome Library
texts
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University of Leeds Library
by New Sydenham Society; University of Leeds. Library
texts
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Fasciculi XIV to XXVII (in continuation of the Atlas of pathology); constitute New Sydenham Society publications no.175-193(?)
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Topics: General Surgery, Pathology, Medicine
Wellcome Library
by Bloch, Iwan, 1872-1922; Forstern, William H
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Published in 1938 under title: Sexual life in England, past and present
Topics: Sex, Marriage, Prostitution, Flagellation, Erotica, Homosexuality, Morals
Wellcome Library
by Chaleix-Vivie, Dr; Audebert, Dr
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Includes bibliographic footnotes
Topic: Abortion, Incomplete
Includes index
Topic: Beauty Culture
Wellcome Library
by Rose, H. A. (Horace Arthur), 1867-1933. n 84103999; Ibbetson, Denzil, Sir, 1847-1908. n 84029393; Maclagan, Edward, Sir, 1864-1952. nr 93011436
texts
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Subtitle varies slightly
Topics: Ethnology, Caste, Caste, Ethnology, Religion
Wellcome Library
by Khory, Rustomjee Naserwanjee; Katrak, Nanabhai Navrosji
texts
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Vol. 2 printed at the Caxton works
Topics: Herbs, Materia Medica, Plants, Medicinal
Signatures: [A]-2U4 (leaf 2U4 is wanting)
Topic: Masturbation
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Bloch, Iwan, 1872-1922
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Topics: Sadomasochism, Erotica, Flagellation, Sex, Sexual Behavior, Homosexuality, Sexually Transmitted...
ESTC
Topics: Hairdressing, Hairdressing
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
by Hooper, David, 1858-1947; Warden, C. J. H. (Charles James Hislop), 1851-1900; Dymock, William, 1834-1892; Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
texts
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Note: Vol. 3 has no general t.p. Vol. 4 Index and appendix
Topics: Plants, Medicinal, Materia Medica
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Berg, Karl.; Berg, Karl
texts
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comment 0
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Topic: Sadism
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Meric, H. de; University College, London. Library Services
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comment 0
This material has been provided by UCL Library Services. The original may be consulted at UCL (University College London)
Printer's imprint at foot of half-title: Knight and Compton, printers
Topics: Occultism, Alchemy, Magic
Chemist and Druggist
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topic: Genealogy and Heraldry
Royal College of Physicians
by Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869; Roget, John Lewis, 1828-1908; Royal College of Physicians of London
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Half-title: Roget's thesaurus
Topics: English Language, Synonyms
Cont: v. 1. A to F -- v. 2. G to Z
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Topic: Technology - Dictionaries
Wellcome Sexology Collection
texts
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Topic: Sex customs
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
texts
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
Chemist and Druggist
texts
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Added illustrated t.-p. with title: Beeton's book of household management
Topics: Cooking, Housekeeping
Wellcome Trust Publications
by Galen; Singer, Charles, 1876-1960; Wellcome Historical Medical Museum
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Topics: Medicine, Greek and Roman, Anatomy
Wellcome Library
by Douglas, Elizabeth
texts
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Also published Philadelphia : McKay, [191-?]
Topic: Cooking
Plate, facing p. [ii], contains dedication to the memory of Samuel Birch, within colored ornamental border of Egyptian design
Topics: Egyptian language, Egyptian language, Egyptian language
"Authorities consulted and quoted": p. [xi]-xii
Topic: French language
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
Wellcome Library
by Moore, N. Hudson, 1857-1927. n 50004220
texts
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"List of English clockmakers": p. [163]-293; "List of American clockmakers": p. [295]-330
Topic: Clocks and watches
Wellcome Library
by Stern, Bernhard, 1867-1927; Berger, David, tr
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Translation of : Geschlechtsleben in der Türkei : mit Beruecksichtigung der muslemischen Nachbarlaender und der ehemaligen Vasallenstaaten : eigene Ermittlungen und gesammelte Berichte / von Bernhard Stern"
Topics: Sex, Sexual Behavior
Wellcome Library
by Ploss, Hermann Heinrich, 1819-1885; Bartels, Max (Maximilian), 1843-1904; Bartels, Paul, 1874-1914; Dingwall, Eric John
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A translation based upon "Das Weib in der Natur- und Völkerkunde : anthropologische Studien von Dr H. Ploss," Leipzig, 1885, and later editions. cf. Pref
Topics: Women, Ethnology, Sex, Women
"The sale of this book is restricted to members of the Medical and Legal Professions, Scientists, Anthropologists, Psychologists, Sociologists, Criminologists, and Social Workers"
Wellcome Library
by Lenormant, Francois; Cooper, W. R. (William Ricketts), 1843-1878. nr2002006103
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"Editor's preface" signed: W. R. C. [i. e. William Ricketts Cooper]
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Topic: Magic
Chemist and Druggist
texts
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Morrison, Robert, 1782-1834. n 79139159
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pt. 1. Chinese and English arranged according to the radicals.--pt. 2. Chinese and English arranged alphabetically.--pt. 3. English and Chinese
Topics: Chinese language, English language
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Crawford, Dirom Grey, 1857-1942; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Vol.2 includes bibliography, p.477-484, and index
Topics: India, History of medicine
Wellcome Library
by Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942
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Includes bibliographical footnotes and index
Topics: Sex, Marriage, Families, Culture, Mythology
Chemist and Druggist
texts
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Chemist and Druggist
texts
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947. n 79058622
texts
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Topic: Science