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Title: Petticoat Surgeon.
Description: London. Peter Davies, 1948, Autobiography of an American lady doctor. Born 1863 in Stony Creek, near Rochester Michigan, she grew up on a farm in the countryside. She had to work to pay for her medical studies, and some male doctors were reluctant to accept her, making it difficult for her to work. For example the door of the operating theatre was locked when she was about to operate... but she eventually succeeded ! She also travelled to Europe and Tokyo, and was 84 when she wrote this book. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine blue cloth cover. D./w. is slightly soiled, top edge worn & bumped, and ends of spine are torn. 20.25cm. x 13.5cm. 1948

Keywords: doctor Rochester Stony Creek medicine

Price: GBP 5.00 = appr. US$ 7.14 Seller: GBL Books
- Book number: 8104

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