History of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (1916)

Author: Sir Charles Cameron

Book ID: 67852

Price: 495.00

History of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Also of the Irish Schools of Medicine. Including a Medical Bibliography and a Medical Biography. Dublin: Fannin, 1916. Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged. Pp xii, 882. Title page printed in red and black. Publisher’s maroon buckram boards, title in gilt to spine, coat of arms to upper cover. Light shelf-wear to covers, age-toning to preliminary leaves otherwise text generally clean and bright. Housed in collectors’ solander box.

Illustrated with a frontispiece plate of the Royal College of Surgeons and with twenty plates and text drawings.

Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author on the front free endpaper.

As a Fellow, Professor, President and historian of RCSI, Charles Cameron was steadfast in his connection and devotion to the College for over 53 years. He was a tireless campaigner for better hygiene, health and welfare for the city of Dublin and its people. His discoveries, research, publications and campaigning led to improved public health during a particularly difficult period in the history of the city. Owing to his ceaseless efforts and flair for inspired insight, the death rate in Dublin between 1901 and 1911 was reduced by a quarter.

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