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Random Thought Rendered in Verse.

pp. 12. Original printed wraps, a very good copy.

*Included is a letter to the Editor of the Journal [Round the Fountain] 1930, discussing the reprinting of some of his medical verse. Garratt mentions 'The Ballad of the Surgery', to be reprinted but points out an error in the original, presumably the St. Bartholomew's Hospital Journal, Round the Fountain. This collection includes - 'The [Medical] Orderly Volunteer [in the South African Wars]' - 'In Memoriam Sir James Paget' with the ms. comment that though approved of by Stephen Paget, it was nonetheless rejected by the Journal - 'A Lay of the British Nurses Association', with the ms. comment that he was Sir Dyce Duckworth's Hospital Physician at the time of writing and that Duckworth was the hero of this parody. In the original, printed in the SBHJ, Duckworth appeared as 'Duckworthius', altered in this collection to 'Polonius'. Garratt is recorded by COPAC as co-author of a paper in the BMJ, 1899, on scarlet fever.

No publisher, no place.

Date Published: No date [c.1920].

Stock No. 57679

Price: 40.00