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As I Remember Him: The Biography of R. S. (SIGNED by Zinsser.)

ZINSSER, Hans (1878-1940):

Editorial: Boston: Little, Brown, 1940., 1940
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Zinsser contemporary Louis Pearce's signed copy of the First Edition, rare as such. ix, 443 pp. Original cloth. Pearce's signature on front flyleaf. Faint paper clip mark at top of title page. Binding slightly rubbed, else Very Good, without dust jacket. Signed by Zinsser on blank leaf bound after title page. Copies signed by Zinsser are rare as he died the year the book was published. Louise Pearce (1885-1959): 'physician and pathologist, [she] was one of the foremost women scientists of the early 20th century. Her research with pathologist Wade Hampton Brown led to a cure for trypanosomiasis (African Sleeping sickness) in 1919. . . . After working for a year as house officer in the [Johns Hopkins] university hospital, she wrote to Simon Flexner, director of the Rockefeller Institute in New York City, requesting a position. When Flexner received Dr. Pearce's letter of application, he relished the idea of including a woman on the Institute's scientific staff. In 1913, when asked her opinion of being the first woman to work directly with Flexner, Dr. Pearce responded with a smile, 'I just think it's ripping.' . . . Pearce spent her last years at Trevanna Farm, in Skillmann, New Jersey, a home she shared with author Ida A. R. Wylie and the noted New York City public health physician S. Josephine Baker' ('Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians'; on-line exhibit at the National Library of Medicine Web site). In the years 1926-27, Zinsser and Pearce were both publishing papers in the J. Exp. Med. (see its Web site, where the papers can actually be downloaded as Adobe files). N° de ref. de la librería 15672

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Título: As I Remember Him: The Biography of R. S. (...

Editorial: Boston: Little, Brown, 1940.

Año de publicación: 1940

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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