All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. I ended up giving it away as a gift. Gray also presented one of the earliest major accounts of the development of the layers of the retina. While he was on painkillers, he confessed that he wanted to be with her for real. He also performed ligaturing and chemical experiments on the blood of the spleen. On the other side, a book like this and the knowledge one learns from it will never go out of date or out of style, our bodies will always work the same, out lungs will breathe, our hearts will pump, and all of the bodies systems will work together in unison to keep us alive and well.
She continued to come over after several more terrible dates. Carter made the drawings from which the engravings were executed, and the success of the book was, in the first instance, undoubtedly due in no small measure to the excellence of its illustrations. Date read is approximate of course. Red leather boards, spine loose and beginning to separate. When tests revealed a mass near his heart, she wanted to operate but because they were married, she wasn't allowed to and had to step aside while Cristina did his surgery.
As a student he was known for his diligent attention, especially in anatomical studies, and in particular for performing numerous himself. The textbook maintains its iconic status, as its latest, 41st edition, was published in September 2015. Gray died shortly after the first publication, his intent being to produce a cheap £150 for the current editio This may seem a strange book to have on one's five star list. It so happens that the right teacher can take the form of a book. There is a brief obituary in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 12 1862—1863 , xi.
When I went to purchase my own copy, they no longer stocked it, so I bought it here. Whether you want to understand yourself or others, knowledge of our physical parts and how they fit together is essential. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. A second, revised edition was published in the United Kingdom by 1860. Earlier editions were called Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical and Gray's Anatomy: Descriptive and Applied, but the book's name is commonly shortened to, and later editions are titled, Gray's Anatomy. It's kind of weird, because I don't do much medical reading, but I find the original Gray's Anatomy great bedtime reading.
In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. Its clarity and usefulness keep it in print today. Cover is really nice and much nicer then the cover on their older version. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. A lot of the initial success of the text is attributed to the detailed illustrations. Next, he started working on pathology and published a number of papers on it. The leatherbound edition is pretty awesome and the raised cover illustration was very cool.
It is a valid resource and great reference for anything in the medical field. According to an article in the St. What distinguished Gray's book was the number and quality of illustrations, and his emphasis on anatomy as the practical basis of surgery. Henry Gray's classic anatomy textbook was first published in 1858 and has been in continuous publication ever since, revised and expanded through many successive editions. This epitomized the growing professional status of medicine in Britain, with regulated access and recognized training procedures and courses taking place in properly accredited institutions. As someone who dreams of going into medicine I think it was a great first step in the right direction. She agreed and implies Henry didn't need her any longer because he had his old job back and his own insurance.
In later years — first informally, and, after 1938, formally — the book became known as Gray's Anatomy. The latter were done from drawings by Henry Vandyke Carter, who executed his drawings from fresh dissections that Gray and he performed. Gray was an English anatomist born in 1827 who particularly studied the development of endocrine glands and spleen. Doesn't have much to say about what those body parts do, how they do it, what can go wrong, and all the other fascinating aspects of anatomy that drew me to such a book in the first place. Despite this, he was optimistic that they'd figure it out and that's why it's called a trial. Illustrated with over 1200 engravings.
I have always wanted to be a surgeon in the future, so I knew this book would be a perfect summer read! The premier medical journals of the time, The Lancet and The British Medical Journal, praised its style and content, and the latter's review prophesied that it would become the manual of anatomy. Henry Gray really put this writing together perfectly! Goss see below lists both the English and the American series of eds. Williams Gray, Henry Henry Gray 1827—61 was a London surgeon, who, in 1858, published the first edition of a medical text book entitled Anatomy: descriptive and surgical. Although the book is quite hefty it is filled with helpful diagrams that illustrate the words written on the page. Gray's Anatomy provides that information in a simple, timeless format that cleanly dissects a body of knowledge grown over centuries.