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The making of Mr. Gray's anatomy

Author: Ruth Richardson, (Historian)
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy tells the story of one of the most iconic scientific books ever published: a textbook of anatomy that is still a household name 150 years since its first edition. It is the story of the remarkable and dedicated characters who created it, of poverty, class, and science and society in Victorian London. - ;Gray's Anatomy is probably one of the most iconic scientific books ever published:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Richardson, Ruth.
Making of Mr. Gray's anatomy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)223877519
Named Person: Henry Gray; Henry Gray; Henry Gray; H V Carter; Henry Gray
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Richardson, (Historian)
ISBN: 9780191564642 0191564648
OCLC Number: 317503610
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Co-winner of the Medical Journalists Association 'Open Book' award 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (322 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Words: Mr Gray of Belgravia --
Images Dr Carter of Scarborough --
Enterprise: JW Parker & Sons of West Strand --
Idea: person or persons unknown --
Raw material: the friendless poor of London --
Creation: 1856-1857 --
Production: 1857-1858 --
Publication: 1858 and on ... --
Calamity: 1860-1861 --
Futurity: after 1861.
Responsibility: Ruth Richardson.

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The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy tells the story of one of the most iconic scientific books ever published: a textbook of anatomy that is still a household name 150 years since its first edition. It  Read more...
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Ruth Richardson's history is suitably elegant and detailed. * The Economist * Well-researched book...it's one of the highlights worth reading over the festive season. * Paul O'Doherty, Irish Times * Read more...

 
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