Classic, Rare Medical Books Added to the Medical Heritage Library

The Medical Heritage Library, a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries that promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine, has announced the addition of 286 new volumes  from the Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School.

These books represent a wide variety of primary works in the history of medicine, “including works by Caspar Wistar, William Smellie, John Hunter, Sir Astley Cooper, and John Bell, as well as landmark classics in medicine, such as the 1761 edition of Morgagni’s De sedibus et causis morborum with a 1769 English translation and a 1631 edition of Spigelius’ De formato foetu–the earliest item in the Soutter collection.” 

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