Biographical Sketch and Guide to the Writings of Charles Caldwell, M.D. (1772-1853)

William B. Bean, M.D.
Arch Intern Med. 1962;109(6):773-774. doi:10.1001/archinte.1962.03620180135029.
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Bibliomania is an extreme form of the standard occupational disease of all bibliophiles. Dr. Emmet Field Horine, a distinguished medical author and biographer, and the owner of a fabulous collection of medical books, has unmistakable signs of this disease. He has recently issued this fascinating Biographical Sketch and Guide to the Writings of Charles Caldwell, based on his own private collection. The occasion was his presentation of his Caldwell collection to the Library of the School of Medicine of the University of Louisville. His description of the unusual chance by which he came on much of the material is as fascinating as his description of the material itself. Charles Caldwell was a remarkable figure in American medical history, a man who had vast talents which he never fully deployed or controlled, but instead used them extensively in waspish criticisms of innumerable ex-friends for all manner of imagined slights and fancied


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