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The Wellcome Library is one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. It houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.



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Wellcome Journals
Wellcome Journals
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To browse journals by title, please click here . The journals collection is part of the Wellcome Library, one of the world’s major resources for the study of medical history.   The Library houses 2.5 million items of exceptional diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.    The journals comprise a very large collection, going back as far as the late eighteenth century, and are representative of the broad span and...
Medical Officer of Health reports
Medical Officer of Health reports
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The reports were produced each year by the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) of a district and set out the work done by his public health and sanitary officers. They provided vital data on birth and death rates, infant mortality, incidence of infectious and other diseases, and a general statement on the health of the population. The reports also allowed the authors to express the diversity of their local communities and their own personal interests so sometimes contained unexpected and quirky...
Chemist and Druggist
Chemist and Druggist
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
Wellcome Library
by Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
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Topic: Jewish magic
Wellcome Sexology Collection
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Sexology exhibit, 2014-15.
Wellcome Library
by Lévi, Éliphas, 1810-1875. n 50032513
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t. 1. Dogme.--t. 2. Rituel
Topic: Magic
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
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The history of medicine in film The Moving Image and Sound Collection (MISC) is part of the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. The Library houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world. This selection of over 200 digitised videos from MISC covers all aspects of 20th century healthcare and medicine. Some of the...
Topic: medical
Wellcome Print Disabled
Wellcome Print Disabled
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2 unnumbered leaves, 392 pages, 3 folded plates : (18mo)
Topic: Occultism
Copy no. 631 of a limited edition of 775 numbered and signed copies
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Topics: Phallicism, Religion and Sex
Printer's imprint at foot of half-title: Knight and Compton, printers
Topics: Occultism, Alchemy, Magic
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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"Published for subscribers only."
Topics: Occultism, Magic
Wellcome Library
by Sédir, Paul, 1871-1926. n 85184975
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Bibliography: [173]-178
Topic: Materia Medica
The gentleman's magazine.
The gentleman's magazine.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Trust Publications
Wellcome Trust Publications
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Historic printed material published by the Wellcome Trust.
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Wellcome Library
by Giles, Herbert Allen, 1845-1935
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xviii, 84, 1711 pages ; 27 cm
Topics: Chinese language -- Dictionaries -- English, Chinese language
Wellcome Library
by ʻAlī ibn al-ʻAbbās, al-Majūsī al-Arrajānī, 930-994
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Topic: Medicine, Arabic
Wellcome Library
by Stokes, W. D
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40 pages ; 17 cm
Topics: 93-1541, Galen, Anti-Vaccinating Society
Acta eruditorum
Acta eruditorum
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Includes index
Topic: Beauty Culture
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Sade, marquis de, 1740-1814
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In illustrated wrapper with cover title: Marquis de Sade
Topic: Erotic literature
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex
Annali universali di medicina
Annali universali di medicina
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This film shows various cases of mothers who have difficulty breast feeding their babies. Solutions to the problems are demonstrated, for instance a case of inverted nipples can be treated successfully with massage and the use of a breast pump. An inadequate milk supply can be supplemented with formula. 'Flabby breasts' can be successfully treated with massage, supplementary feeding and exercise. 2 segments.
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Topics: Anatomy, Breast Feeding, Maternal Behavior, Mothers, Maternal and child health, Midwives. Doctors.
Wellcome Library
by Däath, Heinrich. n 2005181550
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xi, 111 pages : 16 cm
Topic: Medical astrology
Wellcome Library
by Le Vasseur, A
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"La présente édition en français ... n'est autre chose que la rajeunissement complet de la traduction attribuée à A. Levasseur dans le catalogue Brunet." -- "Avertissement," t. 1, p. [v]
Topic: Magic
Wellcome Library
by Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. n 79054933; Sonnini, M; Kirchenhoffer, H
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xxxiv, 32 unnumbered leaves, folded plate ; (8vo)
xxxix, 543 pages, 1 unnumbered page : 25 cm
Topics: Amulets, Superstitions, Superstition
Wellcome Library
by Yates, William, 1792-1845
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iv pages, 1 unnumbered leaf, 589, 19 pages ; (8vo)
Topics: Hindustani language, Hindustani language -- Dictionaries -- English
2 volumes ; (8vo)
Topics: Disease Outbreaks -- history, Epidemics
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Moore, N. Hudson, 1857-1927. n 50004220
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"List of English clockmakers": p. [163]-293; "List of American clockmakers": p. [295]-330
Topic: Clocks and watches
Wellcome Library Sound Collection
Wellcome Library Sound Collection
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The sound archive includes ‘born-digital’ and older formats such as audio-cassettes and CDs of radio programmes on medical, biomedical and medical-historical topics. Non-broadcasted material includes recordings documenting exhibitions, interviews, lectures, conferences, seminars and symposia, many of which were organised by the Wellcome Trust.
Topics: wellcome, sound recordings
Wellcome Library
by Yatindranatha, Sena
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1145 pages ; 23 cm
Topic: Urdu language
6 volumes in 4 : (folio & 4to)
Topic: Botany
The philosophical magazine.
The philosophical magazine.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. n 50032813
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ESTC
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Topic: English language
Includes bibliographic footnotes
Topics: Caste, Hinduism
Wellcome Forensics Collection
Wellcome Forensics Collection
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Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Forensics exhibit, 2014-15.
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Hartmann, Franz, 1838-1912. n 50026762
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136 pages : 22 cm
Topic: Astrology
Contains vocabularies
Topics: Egyptian language, Mythology, Religion, Folklore
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
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94 pages cdxxxii pages : 30 1/2 cm
Topics: Paper industry -- History, Papermaking -- History, Watermarks, Papermaking
By Lorambert.--cf. Weller, E. Lexicon pseudonymorum (1886) p. 572
Topics: Dreams, Dream interpretation, Divination
Wellcome Library
by Everard, John, 1575?-1650?, translator. n 85028265
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Translation of Poemander
Topics: Alchemy, Occultism
clxxxv, 2570 pages : 27 cm
Topics: Genealogy and Heraldry, Baronetage, Nobility, Great Britain
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
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A technical film (part of a series) apparently aimed at the inexperienced anaesthetist. This video explains the principles of the carbon dioxide absorption technique and demonstrates the two methods in use: single-phase absorption and closed-circuit or two-phase absorption. Firstly the principle of absorption is illustrated using diagrams. Next the equipment is shown being prepared a canister is shown. An anaesthetist is shown preparing a patient nitrous oxide and ether are discharged into the...
Topics: Imperial Chemical Industries, ltd Pharmaceuticals Division, Anesthesia, Closed-Circuit -- History,...
Wellcome Library
by Thompson, C. J. S. (Charles John Samuel), 1862-1943. n 50008333
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Bibliography: p. 315-316
Topics: Magic, Witchcraft
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by Rose, H. A. (Horace Arthur), 1867-1933. n 84103999; Ibbetson, Denzil, Sir, 1847-1908. n 84029393; Maclagan, Edward, Sir, 1864-1952. nr 93011436
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Subtitle varies slightly
Topics: Ethnology, Caste, Religion
Wellcome Library
by Liddell, Henry George, 1811-1898
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xlv, 2042, xi, 153 pages ; 30 cm
Topic: Greek language
Wellcome Library
by Kindī, Abū ʻUmar Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf, 897-961; Guest, Rhuvon. n 89612679
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Added title page and introduction in English
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Bullettino delle scienze mediche
Bullettino delle scienze mediche
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
3000 copies were privately printed by the anthropological branch of the Falstaff Press in 1933
Topics: Paraphilias, Sex, Homosexuality, Prostitution, Erotica, Nudity
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Institoris, Heinrich, 1430-1505
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xxi, 277 pages, 1 unnumbered page : 23 cm
Topics: Criminal procedure, Demonology, Witchcraft, Criminal Law, Criminal law
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Wellcome Library
by Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. n 2005069085 n 2005069085
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285 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, National socialism, Politics and government
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by Rose, H. A. (Horace Arthur), 1867-1933. n 84103999; Ibbetson, Denzil, Sir, 1847-1908. n 84029393; Maclagan, Edward, Sir, 1864-1952. nr 93011436
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Subtitle varies slightly
Topics: Ethnology, Caste, Religion
Wellcome Journals
by India. Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia Committee
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volumes ; 27 cm
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Medicine, Ayurvedic -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions, Medicine, Ayurvedic
iii, 1843 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: Politics, Literature
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Kent, J. T. (James Tyler), 1849-1916
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Issued in 10 parts
Topics: Homeopathy, Materia Medica
xiv, 309 pages : (12mo)
Topic: Le Normand, M. A. (Marie-Anne Adélaide), 1772-1843
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Topic: Sex customs
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
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Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias...
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Hospitals, Military, Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation, World war, Armed...
Wellcome Library
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"Comprising information concerning all persons bearing hereditary or courtesy titles, knights, companions of all the various orders, and the collateral branches of all peers and baronets"
Topic: Genealogy and Heraldry
Wellcome Library
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With preface by J.A. de Espinosa Alarcón
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by Björn Halldórsson, 1724-1794. n 88639247; Rask, Rasmus, 1787-1832. n 85061507; Müller, P. E; Morris, William, 1834-1896, former owner. UkLW n 78095326
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