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Medical Officer of Health reports
Medical Officer of Health reports
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The reports were produced each year by the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) of a district and set out the work done by his public health and sanitary officers. They provided vital data on birth and death rates, infant mortality, incidence of infectious and other diseases, and a general statement on the health of the population. The reports also allowed the authors to express the diversity of their local communities and their own personal interests so sometimes contained unexpected and quirky...
Wellcome Journals
Wellcome Journals
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To browse journals by title, please click here . The journals collection is part of the Wellcome Library, one of the world’s major resources for the study of medical history.   The Library houses 2.5 million items of exceptional diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.    The journals comprise a very large collection, going back as far as the late eighteenth century, and are representative of the broad span and...
Chemist and Druggist
Chemist and Druggist
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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...
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 Sexology Collection
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Sexology exhibit, 2014-15.
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
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The history of medicine in film The Moving Image and Sound Collection (MISC) is part of the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. The Library houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world. This selection of over 200 digitised videos from MISC covers all aspects of 20th century healthcare and medicine. Some of the...
Topic: medical
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Published by 'A virtuoso of the good fashion'
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Wellcome Library
by Lévi, Éliphas, 1810-1875. n 50032513
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t. 1. Dogme.--t. 2. Rituel
Topic: Magic
2 unnumbered leaves, 392 pages, 3 folded plates : (18mo)
Topic: Occultism
Wellcome Print Disabled
Wellcome Print Disabled
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12,659
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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
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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"Published for subscribers only."
Topics: Occultism, Magic
Wellcome Trust Publications
Wellcome Trust Publications
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Historic printed material published by the Wellcome Trust.
Annali universali di medicina
Annali universali di medicina
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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
Wellcome Forensics Collection
Wellcome Forensics Collection
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Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Forensics exhibit, 2014-15.
Wellcome Library
by Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. n 50032813
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ESTC
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Topic: English language
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex
Acta eruditorum
Acta eruditorum
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Sédir, Paul, 1871-1926. n 85184975
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Bibliography: [173]-178
Topic: Materia Medica
Wellcome Library
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ESTC
xxxix, 543 pages, 1 unnumbered page : 25 cm
Topics: Amulets, Superstitions, Superstition
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Wellcome Library
by ʻAlī ibn al-ʻAbbās, al-Majūsī al-Arrajānī, 930-994
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Topic: Medicine, Arabic
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
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94 pages cdxxxii pages : 30 1/2 cm
Topics: Paper industry -- History, Papermaking -- History, Watermarks, Papermaking
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 Journals
by India. Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia Committee
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volumes ; 27 cm
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Medicine, Ayurvedic -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions, Medicine, Ayurvedic,...
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
1 unnumbered leaf, pages 153-196, 317-358, folded color plates ; (8vo)
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)
clxxxv, 2570 pages : 27 cm
Topics: Genealogy and Heraldry, Baronetage, Nobility, Great Britain
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
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 Yatindranatha, Sena
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1145 pages ; 23 cm
Topic: Urdu language
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library Sound Collection
Wellcome Library Sound Collection
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The sound archive includes ‘born-digital’ and older formats such as audio-cassettes and CDs of radio programmes on medical, biomedical and medical-historical topics. Non-broadcasted material includes recordings documenting exhibitions, interviews, lectures, conferences, seminars and symposia, many of which were organised by the Wellcome Trust.
Topics: wellcome, sound recordings
Wellcome Library
by Wright, Allen, active 1873-1880. n 88651143; Mellen, T. L
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Topic: Choctaw language
Contains vocabularies
Topics: Egyptian language, Mythology, Religion, Folklore
Wellcome Library
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"Comprising information concerning all persons bearing hereditary or courtesy titles, knights, companions of all the various orders, and the collateral branches of all peers and baronets"
Topic: Genealogy and Heraldry
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
Wellcome Library
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Includes bibliographic footnotes and indexes
Annales de chimie et de physique
Annales de chimie et de physique
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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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173 pages ; 19 cm
Topic: Gems
By Lorambert.--cf. Weller, E. Lexicon pseudonymorum (1886) p. 572
Topics: Dreams, Dream interpretation, Divination, Divination, Dream interpretation, Dreams
Plate, facing p. [ii], contains dedication to the memory of Samuel Birch, within colored ornamental border of Egyptian design
Topic: Egyptian language
xiv, 309 pages : (12mo)
Topic: Le Normand, M. A. (Marie-Anne Adélaide), 1772-1843
Wellcome Library
by Stokes, W. D
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40 pages ; 17 cm
Topics: 93-1541, Galen, Anti-Vaccinating Society
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This film shows various cases of mothers who have difficulty breast feeding their babies. Solutions to the problems are demonstrated, for instance a case of inverted nipples can be treated successfully with massage and the use of a breast pump. An inadequate milk supply can be supplemented with formula. 'Flabby breasts' can be successfully treated with massage, supplementary feeding and exercise. 2 segments.
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Topics: Anatomy, Breast Feeding, Maternal Behavior, Mothers, Maternal and child health, Midwives. Doctors.
3000 copies were privately printed by the anthropological branch of the Falstaff Press in 1933
Topics: Paraphilias, Sex, Homosexuality, Prostitution, Erotica, Nudity
4 unnumbered leaves, 133, that is, 237 pages ; (4to)
Topics: Home economics, Housekeeping
Source: folio
Added illustrated t.-p. with title: Beeton's book of household management
Topics: Cooking, Housekeeping
vi, 162 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of folded plates : (8vo)
Topics: Plurality of worlds, Life on other planets, Cosmology
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
Wellcome Library
by Stebbing, L. Susan (Lizzie Susan), 1885-1943. no 96037916
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Includes bibliographic footnotes and index
Topics: Thinking, Thought and thinking
Wellcome Library
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38 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf ; 12mo (18 cm)
Topics: Societies, Medical, Drowning, Resuscitation
Chemist and Druggist
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Great Britain. Ministry of Food
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40 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: Rationing, Great Britain
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Wellcome Library
by Marshall, John, 1818-1891; Cuthbert, J. S., ill
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Includes index
Topics: Anatomy, Artistic, Medical Illustration
Wellcome Library Sound Collection
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Produced as a marketing tool for the hypertension drugs Centyl and Reserpine, this record features heart sounds and murmurs encountered in the most common congenital and acquired heart diseases. Each recording is preceded by a brief description. 1. The normal heart; 2. Interventricular septal defect; 3. Interatrial septal defect; 4. Pulmonary stenosis; 5. Patent ductus arteriosus; 6. Mitral stenosis; 7. Mitral insufficiency; 8. Aortic stenosis; 9. Aortic insufficiency; 10. Hypertension within...
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Topics: Cardiology D002309, Heart Auscultation D006326, Heart Sounds D006347, Heart Murmurs D006337
Archives de médecine navale.
Archives de médecine navale.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Bullettino delle scienze mediche
Bullettino delle scienze mediche
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Allendy, René, 1889-1942. n 84090539
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199 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates ; 21 cm
Topic: Paracelsus, 1493-1541
Wellcome Library
by Rose, H. A. (Horace Arthur), 1867-1933. n 84103999; Ibbetson, Denzil, Sir, 1847-1908. n 84029393; Maclagan, Edward, Sir, 1864-1952. nr 93011436
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Subtitle varies slightly
Topics: Ethnology, Caste, Caste, Ethnology, Religion
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias...
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Hospitals, Military, Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation, World war, Armed...