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A Retrospect of Surgery January 1886 - January 1890 by  Francis J SHEPHERD - Hardcover - 1890 - from Attic Books (SKU: 121227)

A Retrospect of Surgery January 1886 - January 1890

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A Retrospect of Surgery January 1886 - January 1890

by SHEPHERD, Francis J

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Montreal: Gazette Printing Company, 1890. Hardcover. Ex library-good. Reprinted from the "Montreal Medical Journal." vi, 261 p. 22 cm. Half leather with marbled paper boards. Newer spine, worn corners and edges. Ex library with bookplate on front pastedown for Medical Society of the Co. of Kings, ink stamp on title page and top of p. 1.

Dr. Francis J. Shepherd (1851-1929) was Emeritus Dean of Medicine at McGill when he died. After graduating from McGill in 1873, he travelled to Vienna where he joined Dr. William Osler who had graduated from McGill a year earlier. Upon his return to Canada in 1875, Dr. Shepherd became a professor of anatomy at McGill, a position he held for more than 30 years. After his death, CMAJ wrote that "McGill students have been everywhere recognized as men 'who knew their anatomy.'" Shepherd also pioneered the teaching of dermatology in Canada and later served as President of the Canadian branch of the British Dermatological Society.

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Attic Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
121227
Title
A Retrospect of Surgery January 1886 - January 1890
Author
SHEPHERD, Francis J
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Ex library-good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gazette Printing Company
Place of Publication
Montreal
Date Published
1890
Keywords
Medical, Surgery
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