Sir William Turner, K.C.B., F.R.S. Professor of Anatomy and Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh. A Chapter in Medical History. A. Logan TURNER.

Sir William Turner, K.C.B., F.R.S. Professor of Anatomy and Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh. A Chapter in Medical History.

Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. xv + 514pp. Original navy cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper board. Frontis portrait, 6 plates, index. A biography of Lancaster-born Turner (1832-1916), anatomist, teacher and academic administrator, who became the first English Principal of a Scottish University, and turned the anatomy school at Edinburgh into one of the finest in Great Britain. Cloth lightly flecked. Boards lightly worn at corners, edges. All edges heavily foxed. Endpapers unevenly browned. Some foxing to margins of prelims, title page, rear blank, index pages. Still overall a solid, unmarked VG copy. (no dust jacket). Item #30252

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