Gardiner-Thorpe, Christopher (1987). James Parkinson, 1755-1824. Exeter: Dept. of Neurology,
Gardiner-Thorpe, Christopher (1987). James Parkinson, 1755-1824. Exeter: Dept. of Neurology, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital. 63 + 70pp. Includes facsimile reprint of Parkinson’s The Shaking Palsy. Hardcover, with black cloth-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover as Parkinson’s signature. Occasional pencilled annotations. Clean and in very good condition to near fine condition.This book is about Parkinson’s medical career, of particular interest to the author. Parkinson is best known for the disease named after him. For geologists, he was a pioneering writer of Organic Remains of a Former World (1804) and Outlines of Oryctology: an Introduction to the Study of Fossil Organic Remains, especially of those found in British Strata (1822).