Medicine: Specialist's Specialist

A specialist who caters to a profession of specialists is Bookseller Henry Schuman, dealer in rare medical books. Mr. Schuman has made a very good thing out of what started as a hobby. Last week he moved ten tons (about 20,000 volumes) of valuable books to his new, five-story house-and-bookshop on Manhattan's swank East 70th Street.

Nine years ago, as a young businessman in Detroit, Henry Schuman opened a little bookshop with his collection of first editions. One day an elderly doctor wandered in, asked for a volume by Réné Laennec, inventor of the stethoscope (1819). Bookseller Schuman found the search for...

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