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The gold-headed cane / by William Macmichael, M.D.; edited with explanatory and illustrative notes and an essay on William Macmichael, M.D., his life, his works, and his editors, by Herbert Spencer Robinson; containing the original illustrations of the 1828 edition and hitherto unpublished portraits of the Macmichael family and a reproduction of William Macmichael's handwriting.

Macmichael, William, 1784-1839.
Date
1932


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Publication/Creation

New York : Froben press, inc., 1932.

Physical description

iii-xxxi, 223 pages : frontispiece, illustrations (including coats of arms), portraits, double facsimiles ; 24 cm.

Notes

Story of a cane successively carried by Drs. Radcliffe, Mead, Askew, Pitcairn and Baillie and presented by Mrs. Baillie to the College of physicians
"Sixth edition" (cf. Foreword.)
Contains reproduction of t.-p. of 2d ed., London, 1828

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"The editions of The gold-headed cane": p. [vii]

Languages

  • English


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