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CUSHING, Harvey, in collaboration with Louise C. EISENHARDT
Meningiomas. Their Classification, Regional Behaviour, Life History and Surgical End Results. PRESENTATION COPY FROM HARVEY CUSHING TO GEOFFREY JEFFERSON.
Springfield & Baltimore: Charles C. Thomas, 1938. Frontispiece, xiv, 785 pp; 685 figs. Original cloth. Near Fine, in dust jacket. First Edition. Copy of the British neurosurgeon Geoffrey Jefferson, who was a good friend of Harvey Cushing. The bookplate of Harvey Cushing has been pasted to the front pastedown and bears this inscription printed in ink by Harvey Cushing: "For Geo. F. Frey from H.C." (see photo). "Geo. F. Frey" was the way in which Cushing often addressed Geoffrey Jefferson (Schurr, So That was Life, a Biography of Geoffrey Jefferson, p. 188). Offered with: Typed Letter, Signed, from the publisher Charles C. Thomas to Geoffrey Jefferson (dated September 6, 1938), presenting this copy to Jefferson at the request of Cushing (See photo). Letterhead of Charles C. Thomas Publisher September 6, 1938 Mr. Geoffrey Jefferson/ 10, St. John Street/ Manchester, England. Dear Mr. Jefferson: Dr. Harvey Cushing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, has asked us to send you, with his compliments, a copy of the MENINGIOMAS. The copy is sent from our printers in Menasha, Wisconsin and I trust reaches you promptly and in good order. With kindest regards. Faithfully Charles C. Thomas [signed]. Glued to the rear pastedown is a large, cropped photograph of Louise Eisenhardt, on which Geoffrey Jefferson has written: "My photograph of Louise Eisenhardt 1937" (see photo). A small, uncropped print of the same photograph of Eisenhardt is laid in. In 1937 Jefferson visited Yale. "While in New Haven he took the opportunity to spend some time with Louise Eisenhardt, the neuropathologist … [Click Below for Full Description]
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