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Medical Collectors of Rare Books

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Wellcome Library

183 Euston Road

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NW1 2BE

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A two hour session in the Wellcome Library’s viewing room, discussing the books owned by Sir Henry Wellcome, pharmaceutical entrepreneur [1853-1936]; Joseph F. Payne [1840-1910], physician; and much earlier book owners (Hieronymus Munzer [1437/47-1508], humanist and physician; Hartmann Schedel [144-1514], humanist and physician. Books from the late 15th to 18th centuries will be on display, as will one of the library’s early 20th century accession registers, evidencing Henry Wellcome’s collecting habits.

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A Rare Books London Event

ATG is proud to be the media partner of the inaugural Rare Books London 2017 (24 May - 11 June) and is publishing the 2017 Books, Prints and Maps supplement. This dedicated supplement is written by industry specialists and will celebrate the rich history of book dealing and the great expertise that resides in the dealing and auctioneering community, seeking to connect the reader with leading members of the book trade. Subscribers to RBL events will receive a free digital copy of the Supplement on publication.



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