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Kennedy And Lincoln; Medical and Ballistic Comparisons Of Their Assassinations
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York 1980 - From the estate of Greta Garbo, INSCRIBED "To Greta Garbo / To help her pass the time with us / from her friend and admirer / the author / John K. Lattimer / Columbia University Medical School / April 14, 1984" 7.5" x 10" pp. xxi 3-377. This is an immaculate book, unlikely that Ms. Garbo ever cracked the cover after having read the inscription. At the time of this inscription, Garbo was being successfully treated at Columbia Medical for breast cancer. John Kingsley Lattimer, MD (Oct 14, 1914 - May 10, 2007) was a urologist who did extensive research on the Lincoln and Kennedy assassinations, becoming the first medical specialist not affiliated with the United States government to examine the medical evidence related to the John F. Kennedy assassination, at the request of the Kennedy family. Dr. Lattimer studied at Columbia University and became the urologist-in-chief of Presbyterian Hospital and chairman of the urology department at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University for 25 years. He wrote 375 papers helping to establish pediatric urology as a field and is credited with developing a cure for renal tuberculosis. In WWII he treated soldiers on the D-Day Battlefield, participated in Gen Patton's drive across France and treated prisoners of the Nuremberg Trial. Quarter maroon cloth and brown paper over boards with titling on spine in gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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