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A Flickering Lamp - A History of the Sydenham Medical Club 1775-2000

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The Monday Medical Club was founded in that most clubbable of times, the second half of the eighteenth century. It has met regularly since and its records and archives are in the safe-keeping of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. Over the life of the club, there have been over three hundred members. Some like Richard Bright who first described chronic kidney disease and Robert Liston who operated under the first general anaesthetic in England, are well-known figures associated with milestones of medical history. Others have been prominent in fields far removed from their profession such as Alpine mountaineering and the Olympic Games. The text is copiously illustrated and with a foreword by Sir Richard Bayliss.
Published privately by David Hay. Includes a letter written by David Hay to the purchaser of the book.
Softback book in good condition. Pages clean inside but edges and title pages lightly foxed.

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Added value:
First Edition includes original letter from author
Author(s):
Hay, David
Condition:
Used: good
Country of origin:
GB
Dimensions:
14cm x 22cm
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1850654913
Number of items:
2
Number of pages:
252
Period:
2000
Postage condition:
Used: good
Publisher:
Hay
Theme:
Medicine
Title:
A Flickering Lamp
Type:
Letter

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The Monday Medical Club was founded in that most clubbable of times, the second half of the eighteenth century. It has met regularly since and its records and archives are in the safe-keeping of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. Over the life of the club, there have been over three hundred members. Some like Richard Bright who first described chronic kidney disease and Robert Liston who operated under the first general anaesthetic in England, are well-known figures associated with milestones of medical history. Others have been prominent in fields far removed from their profession such as Alpine mountaineering and the Olympic Games. The text is copiously illustrated and with a foreword by Sir Richard Bayliss.
Published privately by David Hay. Includes a letter written by David Hay to the purchaser of the book.
Softback book in good condition. Pages clean inside but edges and title pages lightly foxed.

Added value:
First Edition includes original letter from author
Author(s):
Hay, David
Condition:
Used: good
Country of origin:
GB
Dimensions:
14cm x 22cm
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1850654913
Number of items:
2
Number of pages:
252
Period:
2000
Postage condition:
Used: good
Publisher:
Hay
Theme:
Medicine
Title:
A Flickering Lamp
Type:
Letter

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