Doctors Monro: a medical saga
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Published by The Wellcome Historical Medical Library in London .
Written in English



  • Edinburgh (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Edinburgh,
  • New Zealand


  • Monroe family.,
  • Physicians -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Biography.,
  • Physicians -- New Zealand -- Biography.,
  • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 173-174.

Statementby Rex E. Wright-St. Clair.
SeriesPublications of the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, new ser., 4
LC ClassificationsR489.A1 W74
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4473977M
LC Control Number79301314

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