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Hurd-Mead, Kate Campbell
A History Of Women In Medicine: From The Earliest Times To The Beginning Of The Nineteenth Century.
Haddam Press, Haddam, CT, 1938. First edition of this work by the pioneering feminist and obstetrician who promoted the role of women in medicine. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece, illustrated. Signed by Kate Campbell Hurd-Mead on the front free endpaper. In near fine condition, owner name. Books signed by Hurd-Mead are rare. At a meeting of the Johns Hopkins Historical Club in 1890 Kate Campbell Hurd-Mead had become interested in the history of women physicians. She conducted extensive research and published Medical Women of America and in 1938 the first comprehensive history of women's role in medicine, A History of Women in Medicine: From the Earliest of Times to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
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