Easton Press "Milestones In Medicine" William Harvey Leather Bound Collector's Edition

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Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. 2000. William Harvey "Milestones in Medicine". Leather bound collectors edition from the Books That Changed The World Series.

Contains the following:

"On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals" by William Harvey
"Vaccination Against Smallpox" by Edward Jenner
"Germ Theory and Its Applications to Medicine & on the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery" by Louis Pasteur and Joseph Lister
"Radioactive Substances" by Marie Curie

About the author

William Harvey was an English physician. He was the first known to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and body by the heart, though earlier writers had provided precursors of the theory. After his death the William Harvey Hospital was constructed in the town of Ashford, several miles from his birthplace of Folkestone.


Contains all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations

A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that have not been bumped. Tight binding. Most likely an unread book. No bookplates attached or indication of any removed. The gilded page edges are free of any marks, scratches, or blemishes.
Easton Press
Easton Press 2000
Leather Bound
Limited Edition
Very Fine