Title The First Native-Born Californian Physician: A Memoir of Dr. Platon Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher San Francisco, CA: California Historical Society, 1925
Seller ID EE516-100
FIRST EDITION. In: Quarterly of the California Historical Society, Vol. IV, No. 3, September, 1925. 8vo. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. Vallejo article: pp. 284-289. Entire issue: [ii], (219)-304 pp. 6 illustrations including a portrait of Platon Vallejo with his father in 1865; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, covers soiled. Very Good. George Dunlap Lyman's biography of Platon Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (1841-1925). Platon was the son of General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo; he studied at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, earning an M.D. in 1864. He served in the Union Army in the Civil War. Dr. Vallejo practiced surgery for 55 years with offices in Vallejo California, but as one of the only surgeons in Northern California, his practice included Solano, Sonoma, Contra Costa, and Napa counties. George Dunlap Lyman was an American pediatrician and author who was a member of the faculty of medicine at Stanford University. Besides his medical publications, Dr. Lyman wrote more than 4 books on the history of California. This volume includes Carl I. Wheat's classic article on railroad engineer Theodore D. Judah, "A Sketch of the Life of Theodore D. Judah" (pp. 219-271) and Charles L. Camp's article "James Clyman, His Diaries and Reminiscences," which is Part II of Camp's article on Clyman (p. 272-283).
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