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”

15858 entries, 13798 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: February 2, 2023

HASSALL, Arthur Hill

2 entries
  • 544

The microscopic anatomy of the human body, in health and disease.

London: S. Highley, 18461849.

First English textbook on microscopical anatomy. His description of the concentric corpuscles of the thymus (p. 9) led to the term “Hassall’s corpuscles”.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, ANATOMY › Microscopic Anatomy (Histology), MICROBIOLOGY
  • 13734

Food and its adulterations: Comprising the reports of the analytical sanitary commission of "The Lancet" for the years 1851 to 1854 inclusive, revised and extended being records of the results of some thousands of original microscopical and chemical analyses of the solids and fluids consumed by all classes of the public; and containing the names and addresses of the various merchants, manufacturers, and tradesmen of whom the analysed articles were purchased.

London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855.

Digital facsimile from wellcomecollection.org at this link.  Significantly expanded as Food: its adulterations and methods for their detection, London: Longmans, Green, 1876. Digital facsimile of the 1876 edition from wellcomecollection.org at this link.



Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET, PUBLIC HEALTH, TOXICOLOGY