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J. George Adami. by  Sir Humphrey (intro.)  Marie; Rolleston - First edition - 1930 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio491)

J. George Adami.

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J. George Adami.: Vice Chancellor of the University of LIverpool 1919-26. Sometime Strathcona Professor of Pathology McGill University Montreal. A Memoir. Together with contributions from others, his friends

by Adami, Marie; Rolleston, Sir Humphrey (intro.)

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First edition. Constable & Co. London. 1930. Octavo. xiii, 179pp. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Slightly rubbed, sunned and grazed. BMJ Croonian Lectures cuttings from 1917 carefully tipped in to list of publications. Marginal neat chronological addenda.
From the libraries of two notable doctors. Signature of "A. Sarwood Fry Maj. IMS. Dera Ghazi Khan January 1932. Wetheral April 1949" to ffep. Neat marginalia in his hand. Quotation in his hand to rfep "Nothing can more fully give justification to a human life than the later realisation that a man was a true prophet, saw clearly, divined correctly and was a fore runner of the truth".
Bookplate of J. Colin Dagnall to front pastedown.
Augustine Sargood Fry (1890 - 1962) M.B., Ch.M., F.R.C.S. C.I.E. British Army Indian Medical Service. In the first world war he served on the North-west Frontier of India and in South Persia. Surgical specialist in Peshawar, including the Khyber Pass area. He held in turn most of the important civil surgeoncies in the Punjab and was civil surgeon in Simla for five years. Professor of Operative Surgery, King Edward Medical College, Lahore. [BMJ]
John Colin Dagnall (1927 - ) L.H.D., F.Ch.S. Podiatrist, Chiropodist, Medical historian, Author.
John George Adami (1862 - 1926) F.R.S., F.R.S.E., CBE, LL.D.


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