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Flexner, Abraham (1866-1959) Medical Education in the United States and Canada, Carnegie Foundation, Bulletin Number Four.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
291
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Flexner, Abraham (1866-1959) Medical Education in the United States and Canada, Carnegie Foundation, Bulletin Number Four. New York: Carnegie Foundation, [printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, Boston], 1910. First edition, large quarto, limp paper wraps, covers and spine chipped, 10 x 7 1/2 in.
Flexner's report on the state of medical education resulted in sweeping reforms in education and the closing of seventy-six medical schools.
Estimate $200-300


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United States, Abraham Flexner, Bookbinding, Carnegie, Flexner, Flexner Report, Medical school, Merrymount, Merrymount Press, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts

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