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Over the hookah. Tales of a talkative doctor

LYDSTON, G. Frank

Published by Fred. Klein Company, Chicago, 1896
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With 21 plates (frontispiece lacking) and text illustrations throughout. Original illustrated red publisher's cloth, floral patterned endpapers. First edition of this collection of stories and anecdotes based on the medical profession. Lydston (1858-1923) graduated from the Bellevue Hospital Medical School in New York, specializing in genito-urinary surgery and venereal diseases. The author of three other works of fiction, he was a versatile figure, not only a writer, doctor and professor of medicine he was also a professor of criminal anthropology. Bookseller Inventory # 11868

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Title: Over the hookah. Tales of a talkative doctor

Publisher: Fred. Klein Company, Chicago

Publication Date: 1896

Edition: FIRST EDITION.

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