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Title: A Guide of the Dissection of the Human Body for the Use of Students in the Anatomical Laboratory of the University of Toronto.
Description: Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1921.. Smirle Lawson's copy with his bold ink signature on front free endpaper. Hardcover. Good only in original quarter cloth over printed card covers. Covers worn and slightly creased with 2 x 4 cm chip from bottom front corner. Lawson's occasional penc il or ink notations in text. Alexander Smirle Lawson (1888-1963) studied medicine at the University of Toronto where he became one of Canada's greatest football stars. Called the"Big Train", he was with the Univers i t y o f T o r o n t o V a r s i t y B l u e s i n 1 9 0 9 when they won the first ever Grey Cup. After graduation he joined the Toronto Argonauts from 1911 to 1914 eventually becoming captain. With the Argonauts he competed in another three Gr ey C u p ga m es w in ni ng t he Cu p ag ai n in 1 9 11 . Af te r s er vi n g as a medical officer during the World War I, he returned home to teach surgery at the University of Toronto where he used this manual. In 1937, he became the chi ef cor one r of On ta rio in wh ich ca pac ity he se rve d u nt il 196 2.

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Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Robert Campbell Bookseller ABAC/ILAB
- Book number: 32943

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