The Harveian Orations: Thirteen Lectures on Medical Issues.
Seller ID: 2082C
London: British Medical Association, (1959- 1973). Duodecimo, in uniform maroon cloth with gilt titles. ‘The Harveian Oration is a yearly lecture held at the Royal College of Physicians of London. It was instituted in 1656 by William Harvey, discoverer of the systemic circulation. Harvey made financial provision for the college to hold an annual feast on St. Luke's Day (October 18) at which an oration would be delivered in Latin to praise the college's benefactors and to exhort the Fellows and Members of this college to search and study out the secrets of nature by way of experiment’ (Wikipedia). Absent Oration for 1972. In English. Fine to Near Fine.
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