Verlag für Kultur und Wirtschaftswerbung: August Hirschwald; Georg Reimer, 1874, 1895, 1900. First edition. Softcover. Small Quartos. 36 (1), 32, 26pp. original yellow, gray, respectively green wraps with black lettering on covers.
1. Die Fortschritte der Kriegsheilkunde...
Speech given on the occasion of the celebration of the Endowment of the Medical Military Educational Facilities on August 2, 1874, on the advancements of medical science in wartime, especially in the field of infectious illnesses.
2. Hundert Jahre Allgemeiner Pathologie
Special print from the "Festschrift" on the occasion of the endowment of Friedrich-Wilhelm Institute on one hundred years of general pathology.
3. Traumaticismus und Infection
After a speech given in the first general assembly of the XIII. International Medical Congress in Paris on August 2, 1900. From the archive of pathological anatomy and physiology, and for clinical medicine.
Texts in German. Pamphlet one with original cover pasted to stiff tan wraps with some loss of cover along edges. Interior browned. Pamphlet two reinforced at spine with green binder's tape and back cover replaced with textured cream wrap. Few small stains on front cover. Some wear along edges of front cover and block. Five small markings in margins with blue pencil. Pamphlet three with light wear along edges, one marking in margin with blue pencil. Wraps in overall good- to good+, interiors in good- to very good condition. g- to vg. Item #43586
Rudolf Virchow (1821–1902) was a German physician, anthropologist and pathologist known for his advancement of public health. He is best known for his cell theory as well as being the first to link the origins of cancers from otherwise normal cells. Virchow was one of the leading physicians to Kaiser Frederick III. and, among his many other achievements, is considered the father of modern pathology.