Located in a secured space in the upper
level Rare Book Room, the rare book room collection contains over
1500 volumes, from the 16th to the 20th century, including 80 folio
volumes. It includes such classic works as:
Harvey, William, 1578-1657
The anatomical exercises ... concerning the motion of the heart
and blood. With the preface of Zachariah Wood ... To which is added
Dr. James de Back his Discourse of the heart ... London, Printed by
Francis Leach, for Richard Lowndes, 1653.
Cerebri anatome: cui accessit nervorum descriptio et usus ...
Londini, Typis Ja. Flesher, impensis Jo. Martyn & Ja. Allestry,
Malpighi, Marcello, 1628-1694
Opera omnia, figuris elegantissimis in aes incisis illustrata
: Tomis duobus comprehensa, quorum catalogum sequens pagina exhibet.
Londini:,Apud Robertum Littlebury ... ,1687.
Smellie, William, 1697-1763.
A treatise on the theory and practice of midwifery. London:,Printed
for D. Wilson ...,1752.
Bell, Charles, Sir, 1774-1842.
Illustrations of the great operations of surgery: trepan, hernia, amputation,
aneurism, and lithotomy. London:,Longman, 1821.
Beaumont, William, 1785-1853.
Experiments and observations on the gastric juice, and the physiology
of digestion. Boston, Lilly, Wait, and company, 1834.
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
Notes on nursing: what it is, and what it is not. New York, D. Appleton
and Company, 1860.
Hansen, G. Armauer (Gerhard Armauer), 1841-1912.
Leprosy, in its clinical & pathological aspects. Bristol, Eng.:,John