Van Hoosen, Bertha >>
Title Petticoat Surgeon
Book Condition Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition Fourth Printing
Publisher Rochester, Mich: Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm; 1994
Seller ID 16856
324 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, gold spine title, 324 pages, 4 b/w photos. ; Originally published 1947. This is 4th printing, 1994, in honor of 120th anniversary of author's birth. Unabridged. ; Autobiography of Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen, MD from University of Michigan 1888, longtime professor of gynecology and obstetrics, founding president of American Womens Medical Association in 1915. Foreword by Dr. A. E. Hertzler. Afterword by niece Sarah Van Hoosen Jones. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Lacks jacket. ; Item laid in: The Story of the Kenny Method, 12-pg glossy booklet, 5 b/w photos, describing how Elizabeth Kenny invented a method to help children paralyzed by polio learn to walk again, 1944.