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Reminiscenses of a Male Midwife

By: Johnson, Herman W., M.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08927

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth hardcover with gilt lettering on the front cover. A few small scuff marks, otherwise fine. Signed by the author: "To Helen and ___, with deep affection, Dr. Herman." 47 pages with a few black and white photos including a frontispiece photo of a portrait of Dr. Johnson painted by Roberto Fantuzzi. Biographical information from the McGovern Historical Center in Houston, where Dr. Johnson's papers reside: "Herman Walter Johnson, MD (1883-1958) was bo... View more info

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Claude Bernard & the Experimental Method in Medicine

By: Olmsted, J.M.D. & E. Harris Olmsted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman: 1952

Seller ID: 06503

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket chipped and has a bit of edge wear. The publisher's name has been corrected with a printed label adhered over the published name on the title page and also on the rear panel of the jacket. 277 pages with Bibliographical References and Index. From the jacket: The life story of the founder of experimental medicine, whom Pasteur described as "one of the purest personifications of the scientist." View more info

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Balancing Act: Memoir of a Southern Woman Doctor

By: Yow, Martha Dukes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07674

ISBN: 1571681604

Condition: Near Fine


205 pages with References. Inscribed by the author to the book's previous owner (Mrs. Harris). The author grew up in rural South Carolina during the Great Depression, received her medical training during World War II in North Carolina (Bowman Gray & Duke) and later at Baylor in Houston, where she joined the faculty in 1955 and remained there until 1989. She received many honors during her career as a physician, teacher, and research scientist. View more info