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The Little Genius

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A 1966 memoir by the son of Lord Horner, one of the most eminent of all British practitioners of clinical medicine, and a royal physician for many years. The book title comes from a phrase used in The Times newspaper after his death in 1955: "This sparkling, lovable little genius". This account of the life of the strong character with unorthodox views, a ready wit and love for his fellow man, outlines in lively prose his slow rise to fame in his field as well as his devotion to his family and passion for gardening. Included is a chapter of Lord Horner's favourite stories, told in his own words.  Also contains black and white photographs and a crayon drawing cover portrait by Hampshire-born artist Flora Twort. 

The condition of the book is poor with tearing to the dustjacket spine, staining (coffee?) and creases, and some foxing to endpapers. Vivid green boards. Clean throughout. 

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Author(s):
Mervyn Horder
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
146
Publisher:
Gerald Duckworth & Co

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A 1966 memoir by the son of Lord Horner, one of the most eminent of all British practitioners of clinical medicine, and a royal physician for many years. The book title comes from a phrase used in The Times newspaper after his death in 1955: "This sparkling, lovable little genius". This account of the life of the strong character with unorthodox views, a ready wit and love for his fellow man, outlines in lively prose his slow rise to fame in his field as well as his devotion to his family and passion for gardening. Included is a chapter of Lord Horner's favourite stories, told in his own words.  Also contains black and white photographs and a crayon drawing cover portrait by Hampshire-born artist Flora Twort. 

The condition of the book is poor with tearing to the dustjacket spine, staining (coffee?) and creases, and some foxing to endpapers. Vivid green boards. Clean throughout. 

Author(s):
Mervyn Horder
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
146
Publisher:
Gerald Duckworth & Co

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