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first woman doctor the story of Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D. by Rachel Baker

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Published by J. Messner, inc. in New York .
Written in English


  • Blackwell, Elizabeth, 1821-1910,
  • Women physicians -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statementby Rachel Baker. Illustrated by Corinne Malvern.
LC ClassificationsR154.B623 B3
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p.l., 3-246 p. incl. front., illus. (incl. ports.)
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL28897M
LC Control Numbersg 44000081

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