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UK Medical Heritage Library

The UK Medical Heritage Library brings together books and pamphlets from 10 research libraries in the UK, focused on the 19th and early 20th century history of medicine and related disciplines. This ongoing digitisation project is funded by Jisc (http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/) and the Wellcome Library (http://wellcomelibrary.org). The UK Medical Heritage Library is a sub-set of the Medical Heritage Library (archive.org/details/medicalheritagelibrary).



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Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
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The RCPE is an independent standard-setting body and professional membership organisation. Our aim is to improve and maintain the quality of patient care. We help qualified doctors to pursue their careers in specialist (internal) medicine through medical examinations, education and training. We also provide resources and information to support and facilitate professional development for physicians throughout their careers. The Library was founded in 1682 when Sir Robert Sibbald, one of the...
Chemist and Druggist
Chemist and Druggist
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7,819
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3.2M
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
University of Leeds Library
University of Leeds Library
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4,005
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1.2M
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Leeds University Library is one of the major academic research libraries of the UK, attracting students and scholars from around the world to its rich and extensive print, online and manuscript collections gathered during its 100 -year history. The Library has some of the UK's outstanding collections of rare books and manuscripts, and five of its premier Special Collections have been awarded "designated status" under the national scheme for recognising world class collections held in...
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal College of Surgeons of England
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22,598
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2.9M
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The Royal College of Surgeons of England is a professional membership organisation of 20,000 UK and international members, and registered charity, which exists to advance surgical standards and improve patient care. The College received its first Royal Charter in 1800 but traces its origins to the Company of Barber-Surgeons, established in 1540. In 1745, the Barber-Surgeons were split by an Act of Parliament into two bodies and the Company of Surgeons was established. The Hunterian Museum ,...
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Physicians
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4,667
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1.4M
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The Royal College of Physicians (RCP)  is the professional body for physicians, with 40,000 members and fellows across the globe.   The RCP heritage library preserves the institution’s historical book collections. The RCP has had a library since its foundation in 1518, but most of the original book collections were destroyed during the Great Fire of London in 1666. Since then the library has grown, incorporating a wide range of subjects not restricted to medical works. This...
University of Glasgow Library
University of Glasgow Library
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5,556
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1.2M
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This collection contains items from the University of Glasgow Library. Glasgow University is a broad based, research intensive institution with a global reach, and has been teaching medicine since 1714. The University's Libra ry's medical collections cover all subject areas and are particularly strong in anatomy, surgery, clinical medicine, public health, sanitation and homeopathic medicine.
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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 3,900 students and more than 1,000 staff worki ng in over 100 countries. The School is one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK, and was recently cited as the world's leading research-focused graduate school. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence...
Wellcome Library
by Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
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Topic: Jewish magic
Wellcome Library
by Lévi, Éliphas, 1810-1875. n 50032513
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t. 1. Dogme.--t. 2. Rituel
Topic: Magic
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This collection contains items from the Foyle Special Collections Library, King's College London. The Foyle Special Collections Library holds over 180,000 printed books and journals, as well as maps, slides, sound recordings and manuscript material, spanning the humanities, sciences and social sciences and ranging in date from the 15th century to the present day. The history of medicine is a notable strength of these holdings, which include the historical library collections of St. Thomas's...
University of Leeds Library
by Simmons, Owen; University of Leeds. Library
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Owen Simmons is a pseudonym
Topics: Bread, Baked products
2 unnumbered leaves, 392 pages, 3 folded plates : (18mo)
Topic: Occultism
Copy no. 631 of a limited edition of 775 numbered and signed copies
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Topics: Phallicism, Religion and Sex
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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"Published for subscribers only."
Topics: Occultism, Magic
Added t.-p., engr.: An original history of ancient America. Founded upon the ruins of antiquity
Topics: Phoenicians, Indians, North American, Antiquities, Discovery and exploration, Phoenician, Indians
University of Bristol Library
University of Bristol Library
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955
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248,087
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The University of Bristol Library serves the needs of one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Its special collections reflect the broad scope of the institution’s research and teaching, ranging from important deposits of publishing archive, through leading geological collections to the library and archive of the National Liberal Club, a key source for public debate in the nineteenth-century. The present collection is drawn from the library of the Bristol Medical School...
Wellcome Library
by Sédir, Paul, 1871-1926. n 85184975
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Bibliography: [173]-178
Topic: Materia Medica
Wellcome Library
by Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. n 79054933; Sonnini, M; Kirchenhoffer, H
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xxxiv, 32 unnumbered leaves, folded plate ; (8vo)
The gentleman's magazine.
The gentleman's magazine.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Printer's imprint at foot of half-title: Knight and Compton, printers
Topics: Occultism, Alchemy, Magic
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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At head of title: To members of parliament and others
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Wellcome Library
by Giles, Herbert Allen, 1845-1935
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xviii, 84, 1711 pages ; 27 cm
Topics: Chinese language -- Dictionaries -- English, Chinese language
Wellcome Library
by Däath, Heinrich. n 2005181550
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xi, 111 pages : 16 cm
Topic: Medical astrology
Wellcome Library
by Moore, N. Hudson, 1857-1927. n 50004220
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"List of English clockmakers": p. [163]-293; "List of American clockmakers": p. [295]-330
Topic: Clocks and watches
University of Glasgow Library
by Kāzarūnī, Muhạmmad ibn Masʻūd, -1357; University of Glasgow. Library
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"A commentary on the Moojuz-ool kanoon, known by the name of ... the Sudeedee" -- added t.p
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Topics: Ibn al-Nafīs, ʻAlī ibn Abī al-Hạzm, 1210 or 11-1288, Medicine, Arab
Wellcome Library
by Le Vasseur, A
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"La présente édition en français ... n'est autre chose que la rajeunissement complet de la traduction attribuée à A. Levasseur dans le catalogue Brunet." -- "Avertissement," t. 1, p. [v]
Topic: Magic
Wellcome Library
by Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. n 50032813
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ESTC
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Topic: English language
Wellcome Library
by Yates, William, 1792-1845
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iv pages, 1 unnumbered leaf, 589, 19 pages ; (8vo)
Topics: Hindustani language, Hindustani language -- Dictionaries -- English
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
The philosophical magazine.
The philosophical magazine.
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6,875
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
University of Leeds Library
by Escoffier, A. (Auguste), 1846-1935; Gilbert, Philéas; Fetu, Emile; University of Leeds. Library
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The University of Leeds Library
Topic: Cooking, French
Includes index
Topic: Beauty Culture
Wellcome Journals
by India. Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia Committee
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volumes ; 27 cm
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Medicine, Ayurvedic -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions, Medicine, Ayurvedic
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UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library
Wellcome Library
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Includes bibliographic references and footnotes
Topics: Shoulder, Bursae of shoulder
Ställningar och förhållanden.
Ställningar och förhållanden.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Wellcome Library
by Everard, John, 1575?-1650?, translator. n 85028265
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Translation of Poemander
Topics: Alchemy, Occultism
xiv, 309 pages : (12mo)
Topic: Le Normand, M. A. (Marie-Anne Adélaide), 1772-1843
Collation includes blank leaf at end of v. 1
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Topic: Travel
xv, 162 pages : 26 x 22 cm
Topic: Palmistry
Wellcome Library
by Yatindranatha, Sena
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1145 pages ; 23 cm
Topic: Urdu language
Turkish caption at head of title
Topics: Turkish language, English language
Wellcome Library
by ʻAlī ibn al-ʻAbbās, al-Majūsī al-Arrajānī, 930-994
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Topic: Medicine, Arabic
Unabridged reprint of Barrett's Magus, London, 1801
Topics: Magic, Occultism, Alchemy
"Authorities consulted and quoted": p. [xi]-xii
Topic: French language
Wellcome Library
by Hartmann, Franz, 1838-1912. n 50026762
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136 pages : 22 cm
Topic: Astrology
Wellcome Library
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94 pages cdxxxii pages : 30 1/2 cm
Topics: Paper industry -- History, Papermaking -- History, Watermarks, Papermaking
Wellcome Library
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Includes index
Topic: Afternoon teas
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Published by 'A virtuoso of the good fashion'
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University of Leeds Library
by Suzanne, Alfred; Senn, Charles Herman, 1862-1934; Buckmaster, J. C. (John Charles), 1820-; University of Leeds. Library
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Includes index
Topic: Cooking (Potatoes)
Wellcome Library
by Institoris, Heinrich, 1430-1505
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xxi, 277 pages, 1 unnumbered page : 23 cm
Topics: Criminal procedure, Demonology, Witchcraft, Criminal Law, Criminal law
xxxix, 543 pages, 1 unnumbered page : 25 cm
Topics: Amulets, Superstitions, Superstition
Wellcome Library
by Snow, John, 1813-1858. n 87102751
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Includes bibliographical footnotes
Topic: Cholera
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Council; University College, London. Library Services
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Includes index
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Pharmacopoeias as Topic
clxxxv, 2570 pages : 27 cm
Topics: Genealogy and Heraldry, Baronetage, Nobility, Great Britain
Wellcome Library
by Kent, J. T. (James Tyler), 1849-1916
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Issued in 10 parts
Topics: Homeopathy, Materia Medica
Wellcome Library
by Kraemer, Heinrich, -1508
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xlv, 277 , 1 unnumbered page : 31 cm
Topics: Demonology, Witchcraft, Criminal law, Criminal procedure
Wellcome Library
by Ibn Jubayr, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 1145-1217
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53 pages, 363 unnumbered pages ; 25 cm
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Topics: Travel, Middle East, Islamic countries
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
xxii, 410 pages 1 leaf, III plate (including frontispiece) : (8vo)
Topic: Astrology
Wellcome Library
by Thompson, C. J. S. (Charles John Samuel), 1862-1943. n 50008333
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Bibliography: p. 315-316
Topics: Magic, Witchcraft
Wellcome Library
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61 pages : 23 cm
Topics: Hopkins, Matthew, -1647, Witchcraft -- history, Witchcraft, England
Wellcome Library
by Taylor, Thomas, 1758-1835. n 79054710
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Includes bibliographic footnotes
Topic: Occultism
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Royal College of Physicians
by Harvey, William, 1578-1657; Willis, Robert (1799-1878 , Translator; Lewis, Thomas, Sir, 1881-1945, Former owner; Royal College of Physicians of London
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This edition is reprinted from the Sydenham Society's edition of 1847
Topics: Anatomy, Blood, Heart, Animals
Wellcome Library
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38 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf ; 12mo (18 cm)
Topics: Societies, Medical, Drowning, Resuscitation
Wellcome Library
texts

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222 pages :
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944. n 50042556
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152 pages ; 19 cm
Topics: Social Problems, Economics, Socialism, Economics, Social problems, Socialism
Revue scientifique.
Revue scientifique.
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21
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
University of Leeds Library
by Salisbury, James Henry, 1823-1905; University of Leeds. Library
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This material has been provided by The University of Leeds Library. The original may be consulted at The University of Leeds Library
Topics: Food, Nutrition disorders