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”

15972 entries, 13969 authors and 1940 subjects. Updated: June 16, 2024

ATZEN, Sarah L.

1 entries
  • 7667

Chevalier John Taylor, England's early oculist: Pretender or pioneer?

Madison, WI: Parallel Press, University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries, 2011.

The unusually colorful career of the pioneer oculist, notorious for his flamboyant behavior, self-promotion, proflific writings, and for blinding both Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel. The authors discuss Taylor's productive contributions to ocular surgery which typically have been overshadowed by the sensational nature of his reputation. Includes a well-illustrated discussion of Taylor's principal works and medical contributions.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › History of Ophthalmology, Quackery