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Female patients, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

  • Gregory, James, 1753-1821
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Gregory, James (1753-1821)
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Cases and Treatment of the Female Patients received into the Clinical Ward of the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh during the years 1781 and 1782, treated by Dr. Gregory, Professor of the Theory of Medicine. Produced in Edinburgh.



Physical description

1 volume 6 ll. + 271 pp. + 3 bl. ll. 8vo. 161/2 × 10 cm. Original half-calf binding.

Acquisition note

Purchased at Sotheby's 20/6/1906, Lot 771 (part).

Ownership note

On the first fly-leaf and inside the upper cover are the following inscriptions: 'Fred Wm Foster, Hospital Mate, Leeward Island Staff', who may have been the original owner. He was born in Jamaica in 1760, and later became a Bishop of the Moravian Church. He died at Ockbrook (Derbyshire) in 1835. (Inside the cover) 'Presented to W[illia]m H[iggins] Coleman [1816?-1863]. By Geo. Lister, Galveston, Texas'. (Fly-leaf) 'Bought at Administrator's Sale of Dr. Wm H. Coleman by Dr. Robert Webb' [1824-1894]. 'To Reginald Harrison [1838-1898] with kind regards of R. D. Webb of Birmingham, Ala. U.S.A. March 1st/89.' From the Library of Sir William Mitchell Banks [1842-1904].

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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