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Author Richardson, Ruth (Historian)

Title The making of Mr. Gray's anatomy / Ruth Richardson.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (322 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Words: Mr Gray of Belgravia -- Images Dr Carter of Scarborough -- Enterprise: JW Parker and Sons of West Strand -- Idea: person or persons unknown -- Raw material: the friendless poor of London -- Creation: 1856-1857 -- Production: 1857-1858 -- Publication: 1858 and on ... -- Calamity: 1860-1861 -- Futurity: after 1861.
Summary The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy tells the story of one of the most iconic scientific books ever published: a textbook of anatomy that is still a household name 150 years since its first edition. It is the story of the remarkable and dedicated characters who created it, of poverty, class, and science and society in Victorian London. - ;Gray's Anatomy is probably one of the most iconic scientific books ever published: an illustrated textbook of anatomy that is still a household name 150 years since its first edition, known for its rigorously scientific text, and masterful illustrations as beauti.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Note Print version record.
Subject Gray, Henry, 1827-1861.
Gray, Henry, 1827-1861. Anatomy.
Gray, Henry, 1825-1861. (OCoLC)fst00050814
Anatomy (Gray, Henry) (OCoLC)fst01911524
Anatomists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Human anatomy -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Medical publishing -- Great Britain -- History.
Anatomy -- history.
Books, Illustrated -- history.
History, 19th Century.
United Kingdom.
Books, Illustrated.
Gray, Henry.
History, 19th Century.
Human anatomy.
Medical publishing.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
MEDICAL -- Anatomy.
Anatomists. (OCoLC)fst00808437
Human anatomy. (OCoLC)fst00962785
Medical publishing. (OCoLC)fst01014540
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Biography.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Richardson, Ruth. Making of Mr. Gray's anatomy. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008 9780199552993 0199552991 (OCoLC)223877519
Standard No. 9786611998783
ISBN 9780191564642 (electronic bk.)
0191564648 (electronic bk.)
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