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Robert William Taylor - bibliography

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American physician, born August 11, 1842, Coventry, England; died January 4, 1908, New York.


  • A clinical atlas of venereal and skin diseases. Philadelphia 1889.
    This magnificent atlas was the major work of Taylor. The starkly realistic coloured plates, together with a lucid text, mark the work as one of the finest atlases of its kind.
  • A practical treatise on sexual disorders of the male and female.
    New York and Philadelphia, 1897; 3rd edition, 1905.

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