A Doctor’s Donations Make Medical History February 1, 2010

TRAVERS, Benjamin. A synopsis of the diseases of the eye, and their treatment. 3rd ed. (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1824).(Dr. Richard Travers is a direct descendant of the author.) An instructional manual for a 1901 version of Viagra and a pamphlet denouncing it as a fraud, a banned play about female sexuality and the published love letters of the playwright, and a volume on venereal disease by a surgeon who may have…

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