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Herrick, James B. Memories of Eighty Years
Herrick, James B. Memories of Eighty Years

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(014244) Herrick, James B. Memories of Eighty Years. Chicago: Univ. Of Chicago Press, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 270 pages. Very Good in Very Good DJ. B&W Illustrations. Some foxing to pages opposite photo plates. DJ spine darkened. Autobiography of a famous Chicago doctor, noted for his work on heart disease and describing the first case of sickle-cell anemia. In 1888,when Dr. Herrick was graduated from Rush Medical College and began his internship at the Cook County Hospital, the teaching of medicine was in a comparatively primitive state. Herrick's life spans not only a fascinating era in Chicago's history but also one of the great transformation periods in the history of medicine. (Physicians, Autobiography)




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