University of Virginia Historical Collections at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library


  • Ackerknecht, Erwin Heinz. A Short History of Medicine. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982.
  • Descartes, Rene. Treatise of man. French text with translation and commentary by Thomas Steele Hall. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1972.
  • Edelstein, Ludwig. The Hippocratic Oath: Text, Translation, and Interpretation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943.
  • Frasca-Spada, Marina and Nick Jardine, editors. Books and the Sciences in History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  • Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. Heirs of Hippocrates. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1990.
  • Laennec, René Théophile Hyacinthe. A Treatise on the Diseases of the Chest. Philadelphia: J. Webster, 1823.
  • Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington). Notable Medical Books from the Lilly Library, Indiana University. Indianapolis: Lilly Research Laboratories, 1976.
  • Major, Ralph Hermon. A History of Medicine. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1954.
  • Morgagni, Giambattista. The Seats and Causes of Diseases. Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1824.
  • Morton’s Medical Bibliography: An Annotated Checklist of Texts Illustrating the History of Medicine (Garrison and Morton). Aldershot, Hants, England: Scolar Press, 1991.
  • One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine. New York: Grolier Club, 1995.
  • Porter, Roy. Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine. New York: W. W. Norton, 2003.
  • Porter, Roy. The Greatest Benefit to Mankind. New York: W. W. Norton, 1998.
  • Roberts, K. B. The Fabric of the Body: European Traditions of Anatomical Illustrations. Oxford; New York: Clarendon Press, 1992.
  • Siraisi, Nancy G. Medieval & Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 1990.
  • Talbott, John Harold. A Biographical History of Medicine: Excerpts and Essays on the Men and Their Work. New York, Grune & Stratton, 1970.
  • Wallis, Faith and Pamela Miller, editors. 75 Books from the Osler Library. Montreal: Osler Library, McGill University, 2004.