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New Acquisition: Die Eingebildeten Würmer in Zähnen

The Becker Library recently acquired a very interesting work: Jacob Christian Schäffer’s Die Eingebildeten Würmer in Zähnen (The Imaginary Tooth Worms), publi

Christopher Irvine's Marvelous Magnet

October is a good time to highlight some of the more unusual items in our collection.  It doesn’t get much more unusual than medicinal cannibalism, which is exactly what it sounds like: the practice of using human body parts as an ingredient in medicinal recipes.

What's In A Title Page?

Do you pay any attention to the title pages in your books, or do you just skip past them to get to the text?  Most of today’s books have the title and author printed right on the cover o

New Acquisition for the McKellops Collection

The Becker Medical Library has recently acquired a copy of Niccoló Leonico Tomeo’s Opuscula nuper in lucem aedita quorum nomina proxima habentur pagella, published in 1525 in Venice.

"For when her parted lips disclosed to view / Those ruined arches, veiled in ebon hue" - Solyman Brown's Dentologia

National Poetry Month is making its exit from our calendars, so we will pay it a fond farewell with Solyman Brown’s Dentologia: A Poem on the Diseases of the Teeth, and Their Proper Remedies.  For who among us has not at one point contemplated our mouths’ cavern of horrors and thought, “Now that is the stuff of poetry”?

National Poetry Month - Mark Akenside

April is National Poetry Month!  Although you might not think of looking in a medical collection to find poetry, you’d be surprised – there are more than a few poet-doctors sprinkled throughout our rare book collections.

Women's History Month: Female Authors of Obstetric Texts

It is impossible for anyone who has done reading in the history of medicine to escape the fact that it is a history dominated by the writings and discoveries of men.  It is such a male-dominat

February is Vesalius Month!

February is Vesalius month at Washington University, and we have a number of ways you can learn about the life and work of this 16th century anatomist!