Author:Hans Sallander (1903-1983)

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Bibliotheca Walleriana: The Books Illustrating the History of Medicine and Science

By: Hans Sallander (1903-1983)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Maurizio Martino Publisher: 1980

Edition: FACSIMILE REPRINT

Seller ID: IT-006

Condition: Used: Like New


FACSIMILE REPRINT, LIMITED to 400 copies. 2 volumes in 1. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. [i], (xii), 494 pp. Frontispiece, 55 black-and-white plates; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth over boards, spine titled in gilt over a black field; binding square and tight. Fine. This is a facsimile reprint of Hans Sallander's catalogue of Erik Waller's collection of books on medicine and science. Waller (1875-1955) was a Swedish surgeon whose expansive collection of 20,000 books is considered one of the world's greatest and most complete collections of medical history. Before his death he donated t... View more info