The Paracelsus Collection of the St. Louis Medical Society [Robert E. Schlueter Collection]. Medical History Collections in the United States and Canada V. Theophrastus von Hohenheim PARACELSUS, Introductory, Henry E. Sigerist.
The Paracelsus Collection of the St. Louis Medical Society [Robert E. Schlueter Collection]. Medical History Collections in the United States and Canada V.

The Paracelsus Collection of the St. Louis Medical Society [Robert E. Schlueter Collection]. Medical History Collections in the United States and Canada V.

Baltimore MD: [Johns Hopkins University. Institute of the History of Medicine], (1941). First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto. (Paginated 545-579). 11 b&w plates. All except one full-page photographs, mostly of title-pages of rare editions etc. An offprint from the Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 5, 1941. An introduction to and catalogue of the Robert E. Schlueter Paracelsus Collection (arguably the best such collection in the US at the time) published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the death of Paracelsus. It details some 510 works by and relating to Paracelus divided into 5 sections, including one "Period 1659-1893: Mostly Worthless Reprints and Texts Wrongly Attributed to Paracelsus." There is also an interesting appendix listing works in the collection that are "not included in Karl Sudhoff's Bibliographia Paracelsus." Item #59970

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