Dermatology

Dermatology [Greek: derma, skin + logos, discourse] The first systematic treatise on skin diseases was written by Hieronymus Mercurialis (1530–1606) in 1572. The first dermatological text in England, De Morbis Cutaneis, A Treatise on Diseases of the Skin, was written by Daniel Turner (1666–1741) of London in 1714. Another famous early monograph was written by Robert Willan (1757–1812)  from a Quaker family in Yorkshire, in 1796. His On Cutaneous Diseases was unfinished at the time of his death and was completed by Thomas Bateman (1778–1821). The founder of the modern French dermatology was Jean-Louis Alibert (1766–1837) who described mycosis fungoides in 1806, keloid in 1810, and Aleppo boil in 1829. In Vienna, Ferdinand von Hebra (1816ñ1880) founded the histological approach to dermatology with his classification of skin diseases in 1845. One of his pupils, Moriz Kaposi (1837–1902), a Hungarian, completed Hebraís textbook and described several other skin conditions. He gave original descriptions of pigmented sarcoma of the skin (1872), later known as Kaposi  sarcoma; diabetic dermatitis (1872); xeroderma pigmentosum (1882); and lymphoderma perniciosa (1885). Sir James Erasmus Wilson (1809–1884), a leading London dermatologist, established dermatology as a specialty in England. He was the first to describe dermatitis exfoliativa in 1890 and he also gave a classification of cutaneous disorders. He wrote Treatise on Diseases of the Skin in 1842, a dissectorís manual in 1838 and a dermatological atlas in 1847. He delivered a series of lectures at the Royal College of Surgeons from 1871 to 1878 and donated £5000 to the Royal College of Surgeons to create the first chair of dermatology in England. He later offered to leave his fortune to his assistant Malcolm Morris, if he agreed to publish a new edition of Treatise of Diseases of the Skin and sustain his opposition to the suggestion that there was a parasitic cause in ringworm disease. Morris declined to take up his offer and Wilson left his fortune to another cause.



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An Atlas of the Commoner Skin Diseases: 4th Edition With 147 Plates Reproduced by Direct Colour Photography from the Living Subject by Henry C. G. Semon 1953
An Atlas of the Commoner Skin Diseases: 4th Edition With 147 Plates Reproduced by Direct Colour Photography from the Living Subject by Henry C. G. Semon 1953
£38.00
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Common skin diseases (General practice series), A C Roxburgh (1870-1954), 6th Edition. Hard cover. H.K. Lewis, London 1941
Common skin diseases (General practice series), A C Roxburgh (1870-1954), 6th Edition. Hard cover. H.K. Lewis, London 1941
£48.00
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Ultra-Violet Rays in the Treatment and Cure of Disease, Introduction by Sir Henry Gauvain, Leonard E Hill  First Edition 1924
Ultra-Violet Rays in the Treatment and Cure of Disease, Introduction by Sir Henry Gauvain, Leonard E Hill First Edition 1924
£48.00
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Common skin diseases (General practice series), Roxburgh, A. C, 7th Edition. Hard cover. H.K. Lewis, London (1944)
Common skin diseases (General practice series), Roxburgh, A. C, 7th Edition. Hard cover. H.K. Lewis, London (1944)
£56.00
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A Treatise on the Diseases of the Hair and Scalp S Dana Hubbard Henry Kimpton 1928 illustrated
A Treatise on the Diseases of the Hair and Scalp S Dana Hubbard Henry Kimpton 1928 illustrated
£78.00
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A Treatise on the Diseases of the Hair and Scalp, S Dana Hubbard, Henry Kimpton,London, 1928 First Edition
A Treatise on the Diseases of the Hair and Scalp, S Dana Hubbard, Henry Kimpton,London, 1928 First Edition
£95.00
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The Skin Affections Of Childhood , H. G. Adamson, Second Impression. 287 pages. 1910, good copy,
The Skin Affections Of Childhood , H. G. Adamson, Second Impression. 287 pages. 1910, good copy,
£110.00
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Lectures on the Parasitic Diseases of the Skin, James Startin, Illustrated H K Lewis 1881
Lectures on the Parasitic Diseases of the Skin, James Startin, Illustrated H K Lewis 1881
£120.00
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Medical Review,  Volume II, 626 pages, illustrations and plates, binding intact, loose board, Sherwood Gilbert & Piper, London April to Ocober 1836.
Medical Review, Volume II, 626 pages, illustrations and plates, binding intact, loose board, Sherwood Gilbert & Piper, London April to Ocober 1836.
£142.00
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Healthy Skin: A Popular Treatise on Skin and Hair, Erasmus Wilson, John Churchill, London 1855 original paper back
Healthy Skin: A Popular Treatise on Skin and Hair, Erasmus Wilson, John Churchill, London 1855 original paper back
£145.00
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A Treatise on the Diseases of the Skin, Sir T McCall Anderson, Charles Griffin London 1894
A Treatise on the Diseases of the Skin, Sir T McCall Anderson, Charles Griffin London 1894
£165.00
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Diseases of the Tongue, Henry T Butlin, Cassel & Co, 1885., illustrated with chromo-lithograps, First Edition
Diseases of the Tongue, Henry T Butlin, Cassel & Co, 1885., illustrated with chromo-lithograps, First Edition
£165.00
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Affections Parasyphilitiques , (Parasyphilitic disorders), Alfred Fournier, First Edition, 1894  Paris, good copy
Affections Parasyphilitiques , (Parasyphilitic disorders), Alfred Fournier, First Edition, 1894 Paris, good copy
£188.00
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Dermochromes, 3 complete Volumes, Pringle, James John, Rebman Limited, 1910,  very good
Dermochromes, 3 complete Volumes, Pringle, James John, Rebman Limited, 1910, very good
£199.00
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