We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Other Articles |

Incunabula in the Huntington Library

JAMA. 1938;110(3):234. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790030068036.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


As usually defined, incunabula are the first printed books, those issued between the time of the origin of printing, roughly 1450, to the end of the century, 1500. Nearly all the early masters of typography issued medical works. Osler's bibliography of incunabula medica, which limits itself to the dates 1467-1480, lists 208 items. The Huntington Library has long been known to have one of the most magnificent assemblages of these books in the world. In 1931 Mr. Mead published a list of the "Incunabula Medica" there, which supplied the needs of the medical bibliographer. It ranks with the catalogue of incunabula of the Boston Medical Library and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. For general categories of medical incunabula, the research worker has Stockton-Hough, Osler and the recently published short title list of scientific and medical incunabula by Arnold Klebs. The catalogue of all the incunabula at the Huntington Library


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview




Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.