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The John Hookman Frere Memorial Library
Reference: P. Cassar: The John Hookham Frere Memorial Medical Library and the Origins of the Malta Medical School. University Press, Malta, 1985, +37p.

During 1833-34 the Hon. Johm Hookman Frere – Chairman of the Council of the University – donated a number of medical books to the Bibliotheca for the use of the medical students of the university. The donation of thirty-three works in eighty-five volumes covered various aspects of medical studies.


Classification of the Books Donated by John Hookham Frere According to Subject
Anatomy
•    Barclay, J. The Anatomy of the Bones of the Human Body, Edinburgh, 1829.
•    Bayle, A.L.J. Piccolo manuale di anatomia descrittiva ovvero descrizione succinta di tutti gli organi dell'uomo, Pesaro, 1827, 2 Vols.
•    Meckel, G.F. Manuale di anatomia, Napoli, 1826-7, 4 Vols.


Chemistry
•    Berzelius, J.J. Trattato elementare di chimica teorica e pratica, Milano, 1826, 4 Vols.
•    Brande, W.T. A Manual of Chemistry Containing the Principal Facts of the Science, London, 1833, 2 Vols.


Dermatology
•    Bateman, T. Compendio pratico delle malattie cutanee ordinate secondo il sistema nosologico del Dott. Willan, Pavia, 1821, 2 Vols.

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
•    Christison, R. A Treatise on Poisons in Relation to Medical Jurisprudence, Physiology and the Practice of Physic, Edinburgh, 1832.
•    Orfila, M.P. Tossicologia pratica coll'aggiunta delta medicina legate riguardante il veneficio, Livorno, 1828, 2 Vols.

History of Medicine
•    Sprengel, K. Storia prammatica delta medicina, Venezia, 1812, 12 Vols.

Materia Medica & Therapeutics
•    Frank, P. Maniera di curare le malattie umane, Pisa, 1815, 11 Vols.
•    Thomson, A.T. Elements of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, London, 1832, 2 Vols.
•    Lugol, J.C.A. Memoire su l'emploi de l'iode, Paris, 1829.


Medical Ethics
•    Angeli, L. Il medico giovane al letto dell' ammalato istruito nei doveri di medico politico e di uomo morale, Padova, 1825, 2 Vols.

Medicine
•    Mason Good, J. The Study of Medicine, London, 1829, 5 Vols.

Midwifery
•    Burns, J. The Principles of Midwifery including Diseases of Women and Children, London, 1832.

Natural History
•    Smith, J.E. An Introduction to the Study of Botany, London, 1833.
•    Blumenbach, C.F. Manuale della storia naturale, Milano, 1826, 6 Vols.


Ophthalmology
•    Mackenzie, W. Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye. London, 1830.

Paediatrics
•    Ballard, C.M. Traite des maladies des enfants nouveaunes et a la mamelle. Augmentie d'un memoire medico-legal sur la viabilite du foetus, Paris, 1833.

Parasitology
•    Bremser, M. Traite zoologique et physiologique sur les vers intestinaux de I'homme, Paris, 1828.

Pathology General
•    Baille, M. The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body, London, 1833.
•    Craigie, D. Elements of General and Pathological Anatomy, Edinburgh, 1828.
•    Hartman, F.C. Istituzioni di patologia generale, Padova, 1828.
•    Thomson, J. Lezioni sull'infiamazzione, Pavia, 1819-22, 4 Vols.


Pathology Special
•    Hodgson, J. Trattato delle malattie delle arterie e delle vene, Milano, 1823, 2 Vois.
•    Brodie, B.C. Lectures on the Diseases of the Urinary Organs, London, 1832.


Physics
•    Arnott, N. Elements of Physics or Natural Philosophy, London 1833, 2 Vols.

Physiology
•    Alison, W.P. Outlines of Physiology and Pathology, Edinburgh & London, 1833.

Surgery
•    Sprengel, K. Istoria delle principali operazioni di chirurgia.  Firenze, 1815, 2 Vols.
•    Larrey, J.D. Clinique chirurgicale exercee particulierment dans les camps et les Hospitaux Militaires depuis 1792 jusq'en 1829.  Paris, 1829, 5 Vols.
•    Lawrence, W. Trattato delle ernie, Milano, 1820, 2 Vols.


Medical & Surgical Dictionaries
•    Aquilino, B. Dizionario etimologico di tutti i vocaboli usati nella medidna, chirurgia, veterinaria, farmacia, chimica, storia naturale, fisica e astronomia. Napoli 1822, 2 Vols.
•    Cooper, S. Dictionary of Practical Surgery, London, 1830.


 
   
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