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  • Cassell's people's physician
  • Subjects: medical compendium,

    • 1. Cassell's people's physician//a book of medicine and of health for everybody//illustrated with coloured and black-and-white plates and with figures in the text//in five volumes.

    • 2. — Vol I
      22.5 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-376   frontis col, 4 pls col, 6 pls, illus  

    • 3. — Vol II
      22.5 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-384   frontis col, 2 pls col, 6 pls, illus  

    • 4. — Vol III
      22.5 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-v [vi-viii] 1-368   frontis col, 3 pls col, 17 pls, illus  

    • 5. — Vol IV
      22.5 x 16 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-vi [vii-viii] 1-360   frontis, 2pls col, 8 pls, illus  

    • 6. — Vol V
      22.5 x 16.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii [ix-xii] [1] 2-364   frontis col, col, 7 pls, illus  
      GB:   LB   *Priv coll  

      Date from BMCat.
      Binding: green cloth, gilt.
      See also "The family physician' and "Everybody's doctor'.
      The publishers Cassell and Company used the imprint "The Waverley Book Company Limited' for the special subscribers' editions of their publications. This five-volume set is a variation of another work, "Everybody's doctor', in four volumes. The fifth volume of "Cassell's people's physician' contains additional sections entitled "The professional nurse and her work' and "The ladies' physician'. The contents of these volumes are based on an earlier work, "The family physician' of 1879, rewritten and updated.

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