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Jeremy Norman’s publications on book collecting in the sciences
- [Introductions to various of the 33 rare book and manuscript catalogues that we published on paper from 1971 to 1999; contributions to catalogues we have published as PDFs since that date.]
- History of Science and Medicine [an account of the Honeyman auction sales]. Annual Report of the American Rare, Antiquarian and Out-of-Print Book Trade, 1978-79 (1979): 58-63.
- Some Outstanding Medical Rarities. AB Bookman’s Weekly (Feb. 26, 1979): 1538-45. Reprinted in AB Bookmans’ Yearbook, part 1 (1980): 17-21.
- The Brooklyn Academy of Medicine Sales. American Book Collector 1, no. 2 (Mar/Apr 1980): 29-32.
- A Collector’s Guide to Medical Rarities. AB Bookman’s Weekly (May 2, 1983): 3354 - 68. Reprinted in AB Bookman’s Yearbook (1984): 24 - 28.
- The Six Criteria of Rarity in Antiquarian Books. Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center Library, New Titles and News, no. 134 (Mar. 1984): 6 - 9.
- A San Francisco Story. Antiquarian Book Monthly Review 12, no. 2 (Feb. 1985): 54 - 59.
- Reminiscences of Warren R. Howell. AB Bookman's Weekly, February 11, 1985; reprinted in Bohemian Club Library Notes, no. 46 [Spring 1985].
- Introduction to: The Haskell F. Norman Collection of Science & Medicine. Selections Exhibited for the International Congress of Bibliophiles. San Francisco: Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc., 1985.
- Collecting Rare Medical Books. A Dealer’s Perspective. Medical Heritage, 1985, 303-306, 387-390, 459-464
- William Withering and the Purple Foxglove: A Bicentennial Tribute. J. Clinical Pharmacology 25, no. 7 (Oct. 1985): 479-83.
- The Anatomical Plates of Pietro da Cortona. 27 Baroque Masterpieces with an Introduction by Jeremy M. Norman. New York: Dover Publications, 1986.
- Private Book Collecting: A Public Benefit. AB Bookman’s Weekly (Sept. 8, 1986): 813-23.
- The Future of the “Garrison-Morton” Project. Health Libraries Review 4, no. 3 (Sept. 1987): 130-31.
- Andreas Vesalius. In Vision of a Collector: The Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection in the Library of Congress. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress, 1991, pp. 396–398.
- Morton’s Medical Bibliography. An Annotated Check-list of Texts Illustrating the History of Medicine (Garrison and Morton). Edited by Jeremy M. Norman Fifth edition. Aldershot, England: Scholar Press, 1991.
- The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science and Medicine, co-authored with Diana H. Hook. 2 vols. San Francisco: Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc., 1991.
- Darwin’s Century. The Jeremy Norman Collection. Sotheby’s, London, 11 December 1992.
- Images and captions for Surgery: An Illustrated History by Ira M. Rutkow. St. Louis: Mosby in Collaboration with Norman Publishing, 1993.
- One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine. Notes for the Exhibition at The Grolier Club, New York City, September 20-November 23, 1994. Abridged from the book that would be published in 1995.
- Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species; Bartolomeo Eustachi, Opuscula anatomica; James D. Watson and Francis H. C. Crick, “A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid”; G. N. Hounsfield, “Computerized Transverse Axial Scanning (Tomography);” Andreas Vesalius, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem and De humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome. In One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine edited by Haskfell F. Norman (New York: Grolier Club, 1995), nos. 70B, 99, 100.
- Haskell F. Norman 24 July 1915–11 December 1996. In Grolier 2000: A Further Grolier Club Biographical Retrospective in Celebration of the Millenium. New York: Grolier Club, 2000, pp. 260–263.
- The History of Quantum Mechanics and the Theory of Relativity. The Harvey Plotnick Library. Christie’s, New York, 4 October 2002.
- Origins of Cyberspace: A Library on the History of Computing, Networking and Telecommunications. Co-authored with Diana H. Hook. (Novato, CA: historyofscience.com, 2002).
- "Cyber-antiquities," New Scientist 185, no. 2487 (February 19–25, 2005) 20.
- The Origins of Cyberspace. A Library on the History of Computing, Networking and Telecommunications. Christie’s, New York, 23 February 2005.
- From Gutenberg to the Internet. A Sourcebook on the History of Information Technology. Novato, CA: historyofscience.com, 2005.
- Introduction to: Science and Technology in Medicine. An Illustrated Account Based on Ninety-Nine Landmark Publications from Five Centuries by Andras Gedeon. New York: Springer, 2006
- Establishing the European Medical Tradition in California. An essay written in 2006 in connection with an appraisal of the rare book collections of Stanford's Lane Medical Library.
- Anatomy as Art: The Dean Edell Collection. Christie’s, New York, 5 October, 2007.
- Scientist, Scholar & Scoundrel. A Bibliographical Inventigation of the Life and Exploits of Count Guglielmo Libri: Mathematician, Journalist, Patriot, Historian of Science, Paleographer, Book Collector, Bibliographer, Antiquarian Bookseller, Forger and Book Thief. New York: The Grolier Club, 2013.
- From Cave Paintings to the Internet: Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media (ongoing) at www.historyofinformation.com.
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