An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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BROOKES, Joshua

2 entries
  • 7605

A prodromus of a synopsis animalium, comprising a catalogue raisonné, of the zootomical collection of Joshua Brookes, Esq., F.R.S. etc. Part the first; and of the anatomical preparations; part the second, which will be sold by auction in various lots about the middle of May, unless the whole be previously purchased by private contract, including the large and interesting department of nature history, etc. & c., the catalogue of which is now preparing, and will be published as speedily as possible. Likewise the extensive premises....2 vols.

London: Printed by Gold and Walton, 1828.

Brookes initially tried to sell his collection en bloc before consigning it to auction in 1830. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: MUSEUMS › Natural History Museums / Wunderkammern
  • 7604

Museum Brookesianum: A descriptive and historical catalogue of the remainder of the anatomical & zootomical museum, of Joshua Brookes, Esq. F.R.S. F.L.S. F.Z.S. &c.: comprising nearly one half of the original collection, and embracing an almost endless assemblage of every species of anatomical, pathological, obstetrical, and zootomical preparations, as well as subjects in natural history, of the choicest and rarest species in every department : which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Wheatley & Adlard, at the Theatre of Anatomy, Blenheim Street, Great Marlborough Street, on Monday, the 1st of March, 1830, and 22 following evenings, (Saturdays & Sundays excepted,) at half-past six o'clock precisely

London: Printed by Richard Taylor, 1830.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: MUSEUMS › Medical, Anatomical & Pathological , MUSEUMS › Natural History Museums / Wunderkammern