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”

16011 entries, 14068 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: June 22, 2024


2 entries
  • 1821

Pharmacopoeia Londinensis.

London: E. Griffin for J. Marriott, 1618.

The first London pharmacopeia, issued by the (Royal) College of Physicians. The first edition was published on May 7, but contained many typographical errors; a corrected edition appeared on December 7, 1618. In the first issue the name of the publisher was printed “Marriot”. Facsimile reprint of both versions, with introduction by G. Urdang, Madison, 1944.

Subjects: PHARMACOLOGY › Pharmacopeias
  • 12126

The nomenclature of diseases drawn up by a joint committee appointed by the Royal College of Physicians of London. (Subject to decennial revision).

London: Printed for the Royal College of Physicans, 1869.

"The first authoritative source of disease terminology, with the names in English, Latin, French, German and Italian. Standardization of disease terminology was necessary for accurate recording and study of mortality, etc. The Committee was greatly aided by William Farr. Joseph Dalton Hooker revised the botanical names. Digital facsimile from at this link.

Subjects: DEATH & DYING › Mortality Statistics, Nosology