Medicine and Stamps
Marc A. Shampo,Robert A. Kyle (Editors)
Published January 1st 2004 by Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Medicine & Stamps, is a very valuable book for anyone with an interest in medical history and biography, as well as stamp collectors. The book is comprised of biographical sketches of more than 100 physicians and members of the scientific community. These persons have been honored on postage stamps issued by the United States and many countries throughout the world. The work covers a wide range of interests, from mythology to Nobel Prize winners in physiology, medicine, physics and chemistry. Little-known facts of the the personal lives of the physicians and scientists are included.