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Startin, James (1851-1910)

  • Startin, James, 1851-1910
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Note-book containing 'Notes from Professor Lister's Carbolized spray producer, as used in Edinburgh, Nov. 24th 1874'. Classification and notes on cutaneous diseases. Notes of cases 1877. The notes on the Carbolized spray producer are illustrated with 5 pen-drawings. The 32 ll. are written by a different hand, dated Oct. 8, 1875, and signed 'G.L.C.' They contain notes on auscultation of respiration, and of the voice; physical signs involved in the diagnosis of pulmonary affections; summary of physical signs involved in the diagnosis of affections of the heart. Produced in London.



Physical description

1 volume 8 ll. + 3 bl. ll. + 32 ll. + 107 bl. ll. + 45 ll. (last 2 bl.). 4to. 20 × 161/2 cm. Original boards.

Acquisition note

Presented 1933.

Biographical note

The author qualified M.R.C.S. in London in 1876, specialized in dermatology, and was for many years senior surgeon and lecturer at the London Skin Hospital, Fitzroy Square. [Cf. Lancet. 1910, i, p. 1793.]

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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