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Wellcome's Medical Diary and Visiting List.

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Greek theme: image and information on Cheiron the Centaur called by Homer "The Sire of Pharmacy", The Historical Medical Museum - reprinted from "British Medical Journal" 1913.

Section on 'Wellcome' Materia Medica Farm. Black and white photomechanical prints of medical equipment used in the North and South Pole include those used by Scott, Amundsen and Peary. Colour reproductions of preparations stained with 'Soloid' microscopic stains. List of Typical awards at International Exhibitions from 1905-1911.

Inserts: pamphlet 'Illustrations of 'Tabloid' Medicine Chests and Cases' printed in colour; Wellcome diary 1915 address and suggestion form; Single sheet XVIIth International Congress of Medicine London 1913 grand prize advert.



Physical description

1 copy. Bound in Morocco leather with wallet to hold letters stamps, cards, etc. Endpapers gold base colour with green printed unicorns. Text block machine made paper, text printed in black, paper pre lined with blue and brown printing ink. The Diary has all three edges gilt. Embossed blind on spine '1914' and embossed unicorn on front There is a gold tape bookmark with an inch and centimeter tape printed on one side and ''PRICE LIST, PAGE XXIII AT END 'WELLCOME' BRAND CHEMICALS, PAGE XV AT END' printed in dark blue. The tape has an advert attached to it, in the form of a paper box of 'Tabloid' 'Malt Extract' on one side and 'Tabloid' Cod Liver Oil on the other.

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