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POWER, Sir D'Arcy.
Selected Writings 1877 - 1930.

Given to him by his friends on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday 11 November 1930.

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pp. x, 368, (vii) Subscribers List, (i) blank. Portrait frontispiece, 16 plates, folding map, 9 text figures. Original cloth, book-plate of N[ehemiah]. ASHERSON, Otologist, designed by MERVYN PEAKE, a humorous depiction of the ossicles of the inner ear, with a few ephemeral items relating to Asherson including a leaf from Dawson's 1956 catalogue marking the 1543 Vesalius at £750, cloth a trifle marked else a very good copy.

*Reprints 16 essays, plus a short-title Bibliography. "Ex Libris N. Asherson", 1951, the book-plate designed by Mervyn Peake, whose wife and children were treated by Asherson. It was reproduced in The Bookplate Society Newsletter, September 1983, vol.5, no.3, and in MPR 17:27 (with a commentary on p.26). also 'Peake in Print' part E [on-line].

Clarendon Press. Oxford.

Date Published: 1931.

Stock No. 56538

Price: 80.00

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