The following are a selection of significant works in the history of medicine. These rare books are all housed in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) and are available to be viewed in the SCRC reading room. The links take you directly to the catalog record. To request an item, click on the "request from SCRC" link in the catalog record.
Anatomy: descriptive and surgical by Henry Gray (Gray's Anatomy)
Notes on nursing: what it is, and what it is not by Florence Nightingale
De humani corporis fabrica libri septem by Andreas Vesalius
Anatomia uteri humani gravidi tabulis illustrata by William Hunter
Penicillin, its practical application by Sir Alexander Fleming
Tables of the skeleton and muscles of the human body by Bernhard Siegfried Albinus. (Tr. from the Latin.)
Links to a few of the library catalogs for major collections in the history of medicine.