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Osler Library of the History of Medicine

The Osler Library of the History of Medicine at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, opened in 1929 to house the collection of rare medical and other books donated by Sir William Osler (1849-1929), the renowned physician and McGill graduate and professor. Initially comprising 8000 titles listed in the Bibliotheca Osleriana, the collection – one of the world’s outstanding ones - has grown to around 100,000 works including rare monographs, journals, archives and prints, as well as scholarly public...



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[16], 262, [26] pages : illustrations ; 23 cm (4to)
Topics: Monsters., Abnormalities, Human -- Early works to 1800., Abnormalities, Severe Teratoid --...
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by Wood, Casey A. (Casey Albert), 1856-1942, former owner
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6 unnumbered pages, 23 x 14.5 cm.
Topics: Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal., Medicine., Medicine -- Iran --...
xli, 792 pages ; 29 cm
Topics: Osler, William, -- Sir, -- 1849-1919 -- Library -- Catalogs., McGill University -- Catalogs.,...
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by ʻAlavī Khān, Muḥammad Hāshim, active 1501, author
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644 pages ; 28 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions., Medicine, Arabic., McGill University Library...
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v. illus. 24 cm.
Topics: Physicians -- North America -- Directories., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Physicians
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by Brooke, Margaret, artist, author
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16 unnumbered leaves, 34, that is, 35 leaves, 4 unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 39 x 26 cm
Topics: Brooke, Margaret -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc., Human anatomy., Musculoskeletal system --...
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v. illus. 24 cm.
Topics: Physicians -- North America -- Directories., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Physicians
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v. illus. 24 cm.
Topics: Physicians -- North America -- Directories., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Physicians
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by Najīb al-Dīn al-Samarqandī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, -1222, author
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51 unnumbered pages ; 25 x 18 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Islam -- Medicine., Herbs --...
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by Najīb al-Dīn al-Samarqandī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, -1222, author
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80 pages ; 21 x 15 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal.,...
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by Cameron, James Chalmers
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1 volume : illustrations ; 22 cm
Topics: Obstetrics., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Osler - Robertson Collection, Obstetrics
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by Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919, former owner.; Osler Library. Manuscript. Arabic 0267.
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133 unnumbered pages ; 21 x 16 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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by Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919, former owner.; Osler Library. Manuscript. Arabic 0389/6.
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312 unnumbered pages ; 21 x 15 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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v. illus. 24 cm.
Topics: Physicians -- North America -- Directories., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Physicians
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8 unnumbered pages, 256 pages, 7 unnumbered pages: illustration (some color) ; 24 cm
Topics: Cuvier, Georges, -- baron, -- 1769-1832., Denoue, Mr., Natural history., Zoology., Human...
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v. illus. 24 cm.
Topics: Physicians -- North America -- Directories., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Physicians
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by Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727
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[8], 383, 400-510, [2] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. (4to)
Topics: Mechanics -- Early works to 1800., Celestial mechanics -- Early works to 1800., McGill University...
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by Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā, 865?-925? author
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32 unnumbered pages ; 19 x 13 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Islam -- Medicine., Herbs --...
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by Qumrī, Abū Manṣūr al-Ḥasan ibn Nūḥ, active 11th century, author
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620 unnumbered pages ; 20 x 14 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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by Ḥabashī, Muḥyī al-Dīn. author
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70 unnumbered pages ; 25 x 12 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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by Shāh Arzānī, Muḥammad Akbar ibn Muḥammad, active 18th century, author
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220 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: Therapeutics., Pharmacopoeias., Medicine, Arab., Medicine, Unani., Formulary., McGill University...
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v. illus. 24 cm.
Topics: Physicians -- North America -- Directories., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Physicians
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by al-'Aṭṭār, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn 'Alī, author
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62 unnumbered pages ; 19 x 13 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Islam -- Medicine., Herbs --...
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3 volumes illustrations
Topics: Epilepsy., Hysteria., Hypnotism., Medical photography., Hypnosis., Photography., McGill University...
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by Osler Library. Manuscript. Persian 7785/49
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18 unnumbered leaves ; 21 cm
Topics: Medicine, Medieval., Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal., McGill University...
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by Ḥajjī Bāshā, Khiḍr bin 'Alī, -1413, author
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74 unnumbered pages ; 24 x 17 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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by Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919, former owner.; Osler Library. Manuscript. Persian 7785/53.
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14 unnumbered pages ; 22 x 12 cm
Topics: Medicine, Persian -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Persian., Islam -- Medicine.,...
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by Ghāfiqī, Abū Jaʻfar Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, -1165
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iii, 568 unnumbered pages, bound : color illustrations ; 25 x 18
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Topics: Herbs -- Therapeutic use., Materia medica -- Early works to 1800., Pharmacognosy., Materia medica,...
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by Ibn al-Bayṭār, ʻAbd Allāh ibn Aḥmad, -1248, author
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738 unnumbered pages ; 30 x 19 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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v. illus. 24 cm.
Topics: Physicians -- North America -- Directories., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Physicians
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by Avicenna, 980-1037, author
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200 unnumbered pages ; 25 x 18 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Islam -- Medicine., Herbs --...
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by al-'Aynzarbī, Abū al-Naṣr 'Adnān ibn Naṣr. -1153 author
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5 unnumbered pages ; 24 x 18 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Islam -- Medicine., Herbs --...
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x, 233 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Topics: Medicine -- China., Medicine -- Indochina., Pharmacy -- China., Pharmacy -- Indochina., Vietnam,...
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by Ibn al-Quff, Yaʻqūb ibn Isḥāq, 1233-1286, author
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12 unnumbered pages ; 25 x 18 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Islam -- Medicine., Herbs --...
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v . ; 21 cm
Topics: McGill University. -- Faculty of Medicine., McGill University -- Faculty of Medicine., Schools,...
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by Canadian Hospital Association, hierarchial superior.; Alberta Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.; British Columbia Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.
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The official organ of the Canadian Hospital Association. Later includes the Alberta Hospital Association, with the December 1920 issue. Then, with the April 1920 issue, includes the British Columbia Hospital Association
Topics: Hospitals -- Periodicals., Nursing -- Periodicals., Hospitals -- Canada -- Periodicals.,...
McGill University Library
by Baqlī, Aḥmad Ḥamdī ibn Muḥammad ʻAlī Bāshā, 1843 or 1844-1899 or 1900, author
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400 pages: illustrations ; 24 cm
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Topics: Surgery., Medicine, Arab., Medicine, Arabic., General Surgery., McGill University Library Digitized...
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v . ; 21 cm
Topics: McGill University. -- Faculty of Medicine., McGill University -- Faculty of Medicine., Schools,...
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by Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919, former owner.; Osler Library. Manuscript. Arabic 0389/18.
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25 unnumbered pages ; 23 x 16 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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v . ; 21 cm
Topics: McGill University. -- Faculty of Medicine., McGill University -- Faculty of Medicine., Schools,...
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by Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, 1486?-1535
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[12], CCCLVIII [i.e. CCCLXII] pages : illustrations, portrait ; 30 cm (fol. in sixes)
Topics: Alchemy -- Early works to 1800., Alchemy., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Osler - Osler...
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by Ketham, Joannes de, active 15th century
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68 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, coat of arms, portraits (woodcuts) ; 32 cm (fol.)
Topics: Human anatomy -- Early works to 1800., Medicine -- Early works to 1800., Medicine, Medieval.,...
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by Alunno, Francesco, -1556
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[38], 263, [1] leaves ; 30 cm
Topics: Italian language -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1700., Italian language -- Etymology -- Early...
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by Ibn al-Tilmīdh, Hibat Allāh ibn Ṣāʻid, 1073 or 1074-1164 or 1165, author
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17 unnumbered pages ; 24 x 18 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Islam -- Medicine., Herbs --...
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by Faz̤lullah, Muḥammad, H̄akīm. author
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282 pages ; 26 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions., Therapeutics., McGill University Library...
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50 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: Javāzulg̲h̲iz̲āʼ fī ḥamyulvabāʼ, Cholera., Public health., McGill University Library...
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by Niemeyer, Felix von, 1820-1871, author
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4 volumes ; 23 cm
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Topics: Medicine -- Practice., Internal medicine., Medicine., Anatomy., Pathology., Therapeutics., McGill...
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by Gray, H. M. W. (Henry McIlree Williamson), 1870-1938
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xvi, 299 pages illustrations.
Topics: Medicine, Military., Surgery, Military., Gunshot wounds., Wounds and injuries -- Treatment.,...
163 pages ; 30 cm
Topics: ʻĀshiq Ḥasan. -- Natāʼij-i Ḥasanīyah va masāʼil-i ḥikmīyah., Medicine, Arab.,...
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by Ibn Abī al-Ḥawafīr al-Qaysī, Fatḥ al-Dīn Abū al-Fatḥ Aḥmad ibn 'Uthmān, -1252. author
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163 unnumbered pages ; 24 x 17 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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2, 492, [2] pages ; 32 cm
Topics: Medicine, Persian., Traditional medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions., Medicine, East...
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by Nūr Karīm, Muḥammad, author
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428 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Topics: Therapeutics., Medicine, Arab., Medicine, Arabic., McGill University Library Digitized Title,...
Description based on: v. 38, no.1 (January, 1888)
Topics: Health -- Periodicals., Hygiene -- Periodicals., Health., Periodicals., McGill University Library...
McGill University Library
by Canadian Hospital Association, hierarchial superior.; Alberta Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.; British Columbia Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.
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The official organ of the Canadian Hospital Association. Later includes the Alberta Hospital Association, with the December 1920 issue. Then, with the April 1920 issue, includes the British Columbia Hospital Association
Topics: Hospitals -- Periodicals., Nursing -- Periodicals., Hospitals -- Canada -- Periodicals.,...
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by Majūsī, ʻAlī ibn al-ʻAbbās, active 10th century-11th century, author
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486 unnumbered pages ; 29 x 19 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
[4], 46 leaves ; 22 cm (4to)
Topics: Gastronomy -- Early works to 1800., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Osler - Osler Room...
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by Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919, former owner.; Osler Library. Manuscript. Arabic 0389/3.
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9 unnumbered pages ; 21 x 15 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Islam -- Medicine., Manuscripts, Arabic --...
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[28], 442, [1] pages ; 31 cm (folio)
Topics: Materia medica -- Early works to 1800., Medicine, Greek and Roman., Materia Medica. --...
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by Najīb al-Dīn al-Samarqandī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, -1222
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55 unnumbered leaves ; 24 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab., Materia medica -- Early works to 1800., Medicine, Arabic., Materia Medica., McGill...
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by Wood, Casey A. (Casey Albert), 1856-1942, former owner
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77 unnumbered leaves ; 24 x 15 cm.
Topics: Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal., Medicine -- India., McGill University...
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by Osler, Featherstone Lake, 1805-1895, author; Osler, Jennette, 1839-1936, author; Osler, Ellen Free Pickton, 1806-1907, author; Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919, compiler, editor; Osler, Edmund Boyd, Sir, 1845-1924, compiler, editor
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1 unnumbered leaf, 6 unnumbered pages, 257 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, genealogical table ; 27 cm
Topics: Osler, Featherstone Lake, -- 1805-1895., Osler, Ellen Free Pickton, -- 1806-1907., Osler family.,...
McGill University Library
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v . ; 21 cm
Topics: McGill University. -- Faculty of Medicine., McGill University -- Faculty of Medicine., Schools,...
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by Canadian Hospital Association, hierarchial superior.; Alberta Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.; British Columbia Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.
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The official organ of the Canadian Hospital Association. Later includes the Alberta Hospital Association, with the December 1920 issue. Then, with the April 1920 issue, includes the British Columbia Hospital Association
Topics: Hospitals -- Periodicals., Nursing -- Periodicals., Hospitals -- Canada -- Periodicals.,...
McGill University Library
by Jurjānī, Ismāʻīl ibn Ḥasan, 1042 or 1043-1136 or 1137, author
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32 unnumbered pages ; 25 x 18 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Arab., Islam -- Medicine., Herbs --...
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by Shams al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Bakhsh Aymanābādī. -19th century, author
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volumes ; 34 cm
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Topics: Islam -- Medicine., Medicine, Arab -- India., Medicine, Arabic., India., McGill University Library...
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by Kamālprashād, son of Dewarilal. author
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104 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Islam -- Medicine., Medicine, Arab -- India., Medicine, Arabic., India., McGill University Library...
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by Canadian Hospital Association, hierarchial superior.; Alberta Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.; British Columbia Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.
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The official organ of the Canadian Hospital Association. Later includes the Alberta Hospital Association, with the December 1920 issue. Then, with the April 1920 issue, includes the British Columbia Hospital Association
Topics: Hospitals -- Periodicals., Nursing -- Periodicals., Hospitals -- Canada -- Periodicals.,...
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by Provincial Hospital Associations broader affiliated body.; Ontario Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.; Alberta Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.; British Columbia Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.
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volumes
Topics: Hospitals -- Periodicals., Hospitals -- Canada -- Periodicals., Nursing -- Periodicals.,...
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by Provincial Hospital Associations broader affiliated body.; Ontario Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.; Alberta Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.; British Columbia Hospital Association, hierarchial subordinate.
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volumes
Topics: Hospitals -- Periodicals., Hospitals -- Canada -- Periodicals., Nursing -- Periodicals.,...
vii, 66 leaves
Topics: Cleary, Bridget, -- approximately 1869-1895., Witchcraft -- Ireland., Trials (Witchcraft) --...
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by Najīb al-Dīn al-Samarqandī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī, -1222, author
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110 unnumbered pages ; 19 x 10 cm
Topics: Medicine, Arab., Materia medica -- Early works to 1800., Manuscripts, Arabic -- Québec (Province)...
McGill University Library
by Mīrzā 'Alī Aḥmad
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76 unnumbered pages ; 24 x 14 cm
Topics: Medicine, Persian -- Manuscripts., Medicine, Medieval., Medicine, Persian., Islam -- Medicine.,...
McGill University Library
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v . ; 21 cm
Topics: McGill University. -- Faculty of Medicine., McGill University -- Faculty of Medicine., Schools,...
McGill University Library
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v . ; 21 cm
Topics: McGill University. -- Faculty of Medicine., McGill University -- Faculty of Medicine., Schools,...
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by Penfield, Wilder, 1891-1976, compiler
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6 unnumbered pages : photographs ; 26 cm
Topics: Galahad School., Scrapbooks., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Osler Library of the...