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Medical portrait gallery : biographical memoirs of the most celebrated physicians, surgeons, etc., etc., who have contributed to the advancement of medical science / by Thomas Joseph Pettigrew.
- Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, 1791-1865.
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London : Fisher, Son, & Co, [1838-1840]
4 volumes (various pagings), plates : portraits (engravings), facsimiles ; 28 cm (4to)
Vol. 3-4 have imprint: London : Whittaker and co
Variant t.p. to vol. 3 has, instead of "Medical portrait gallery" at head of page, "(From the Medical portrait gallery)" at end of title, before imprint
Each plate contains an engraved reproduction of a portrait, and most have a facsim. of the subject's signature.--Facsims. of letters included in vols. 3-4
Originally issued in monthly parts.--12 pts. issued Jan. or Feb 1838-Jan. 1839.--New series begun in March 1839
Copy 1 Vols. 3-4 Note: Variant title leaf also bound in. 22101221780
Copy 2 [Vol. 1-2] Supplier/Donor: Hunt. Soc. Note: Contains the parts corresponding to v. 1-2 of Set 1, but bound in a different order. Contents leaf for v. 2 wanting. X182330
Copy 2 [Vol. 3-4] Supplier/Donor: Hunt. Soc. Note: Contains the parts corresponding to v. 3-4 of Set 1, but bound in a different order. X182331
Copy 3 [Vol. 1-2] Supplier/Donor: Hunt. Soc. Note: Book label of Frederic Wood Jones. X182332
Copy 4 [Vol. 2], pt s. 7-8 Supplier/Donor: Hunt. Soc. Note: Pts. 7-8 (incomplete), containing memoirs and ports. of W. Hunter, E. Jenner, J. Baron, M. Baillie and R. Bright only. Original printed paper wrapper of pt. 7 bound in, with extra contents information pasted on from other wrappers. Binding: 19th cent. gilt-tooled calf. X182333