Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Boston Medical Library
On January 23, 1889, Oliver Wendell Holmes presented his book collection of over 900 volumes to the Boston Medical Library, with holdings ranging over four centuries, from the most current publications back to the beginnings of printing. A copy of Avicenna is the oldest volume in the Holmes collection.
Nautilus bookplate used by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Spenceley, J. Winfred, 1865-1908
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Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection
Gift of Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes to the Boston Medical Library, 1889
Spenceley, J. Winfred, 1865-1908, “Nautilus bookplate,” OnView, accessed February 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6269.
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