Doctors Monro A Medical Saga..
Bound in original red cloth, gilt, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper. Top edge red. Small lower edge margin tear, pp. 51-52; otherwise a fine copy.
The Wellcome Historical medical Library.,
(publications of the wellcome historical medical library. new series. volume iv).
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. xiii +  + 190 pp.
Illustrated by 8 plates, including portrait frontispiece.
The story of a Scottish medical dynasty; eight generations of the Monro family of Auchinbowie, from John Monro (1670-1740), effective founder of the Edinburgh Medical School on a pattern he brought from Leyden Medical School. Dr. David Monro (1813-77) emigrated to New Zealand in 1842 and later flourished there as a politician. Appendices include a family chronology and lists of publications and portraits. Dr. Rex E. Wright-St. Clair of New Zealand published works of medical biography.
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