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Organization of Nursing.

An Account of the Liverpool Nurses' Training School, Its Foundation, Progress, and Operation in Hospital, District, and Private Nursing. With an Introduction, and Notes By FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE.

pp. (viii), (9)-103, (i). Lithographed frontispiece of the Nurses' School, plan of the School, text map of Liverpool Districts. Original red cloth gilt, recased, paper showing slight browning at the margins, last few leaves with the top corners faintly folded, gift label of SIR GEORGE MURRAY HUMPHRY, call numbers in pencil at the top margin of the title.

*BISHOP & GOLDIE #14 - Florence Nightingale's Introduction is found on pages 9-16, a letter from her to the Chairman of the School, 1861, is reprinted on pages 25-26, quotes from Notes on Nursing are found in the text and the Notes, in the form of footnotes, are short but numerous. 'The Liverpool Training School and Home for Nurses was founded by William Rathbone in 1862, after consultation with Miss Nightingale. This was the beginning of a long and fruitful association which was to result in the organization and development of district nursing and workhouse infirmary nursing, both of which were first tried out in Liverpool, and later extended to other parts of the country.'

A. Holden. Liverpool; Longman, Green, Reader, and Dyer. London.

Date Published: 1865.

Stock No. 61550

Price: 1,250.00