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Lot 460: Printed Books: Addison (Thomas). On the
Birmingham Medical Institue: The Rare Book Collection
July 26, 2012
Near Cirencester, United Kingdom
Description: Printed Books: Addison (Thomas). On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease on the Supra-Renal Capsules, 1st edition, 1855, eleven fine colour lithographed plates, faint library stamp to title and to blank area of each plate, some dust-soiling and marks to preliminary leaves, title and dedication leaves a little nicked along fore-edges, original cloth gilt, slight wear to spine ends and upper joint, corners bumped, 4to. The foundation of modern endocrinology in which Addison describes the endocrine disturbance now known as 'Addison's disease' and presents eleven illustrated case histories. G-M 3864; Norman 8. (1)