Reid, Alexander

Biography: Anatomist and surgeon. Educated at parish school at Banchory-Ternan, then grammar school at Aberdeen. Studied at King's Coll., grad. before 1600. Travelled on the continent, visited Bohemia, France, possibly Wittenberg. Studied surgery in France. Returned to Britain by 1609, practised surgery in the Midlands, London and the Welsh borders. Published A Description of the Body of Man 1616. M.A., Oxford, 1620, also M.D., Oxford 1620. Fellow of the College of Physicians 1624. Incorporated Cambridge 1624. Lecturer in anatomy at Barber-Surgeons' Hall, 1632. Published anatomy lectures 1635, 1638. Died 1641. Benefactor of both King's and Marischal Colleges, and the grammar schools of Old and New Aberdeen. Bequeathed his medical books to King's College and his theological and philosophical works to Marischal College. Brother of Thomas and son of James.

Biography Date: c.1570-1641

Biography References: LOC; CERL; DNB; Drummond 305; Wightman xv, xvii


Book List

Items 97 Ordered by Owner, A-Z

Owner (other form of name) Book Title Author Publication Place Date
Read, Alex Precationes in singulos septimanae dies conscriptae. Habermann, J. Wittenberg 1585
Read, Alex Orthodoxarum explicationum libri decem, in quibus omnia fere de religione capita, quae his temporibus ad haereticis in controuersiam vocantur, aperte... Paiva de Andrade, D de. Cologne 1564
Read, Alex M.F. Quintiliani Declamationes C.xxxvii. quae ex CCC.Lxxxviii. supersunt ... Nunc demum P. Aerodii Andeguai ... studio & diligentiae castigatae... Quintilian. Paris 1563
Read, Alex. Joannis Rainoldi, de Romanae Ecclesiae idolatria, in cultu sanctorum, reliquiarum, imaginum, aquae, salis, olei, aliarumque, rerum consecratarum & sacramenti Eucharistiae,... Rainolds, J. Oxford 1596
Read, Alex. The summe of the conference betweene John Rainoldes and John Hart: touching the head and the faith of the Church.... Rainolds, J. London 1609
Read, Alex. Sacrae heptades, or Seaven problems concerning Antichrist. 1. Of his place. 2. Of his state. 3. Of his names. 4.... Salteren, G. London 1625
Read, Alex. Gravissimae quaestionis, de Christianarum ecclesiarum, in occidentis praesertim partibus, ab apostolicis temporibus ad nostram usq[ue] aetatem, continua successione & statu,... Ussher, J. London 1613
Read, Alex. Bibliotheca medica. Siue catalogus illorum, qui ex professo artem medicam in hunc usque annum scriptis illustrarunt. Lecoq, P. Basel 1590
Read, Alex. Ippokratous... Aphorismoi... Hippocrates. Cambridge 1633
Read, Alex. Ioannis Philippi Ingrassiae quaestio de purgatione per medicamentum, atque de sanguinis missione. Ingrassia, G.F. Venice 1568
Read, Alex. Paradisi in sole, paradisus terrestris. Parkinson, J. London 1629
Read, Alex. A treatise of the first part of chirurgerie ... which teacheth the reunition of the parts of the bodie disjoyned. Read, A. London 1638
Read, Alex. Hieronymi Mercurialis foroliviensis, medici hac tempestate clarissimi, de compositione medicamentorum tractatus, tres libros complectens; I, De compositione medicamentorum; II, De... Mercuriale, G. Frankfurt 1591
Read, Alex. Paraphrasis in nonum librum Rhazai medici arabis clariss. ad regem Almansorem, de affectuum singularum corporis partium curatione, Andrea Wasalio Bruxellensi... Al-Razi, Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya. Basel 1537
Read, Alex. Insectorum sive minimorum animalium theatrum. Moufet, T. London 1634
Read, Alex. Aphorisimorum medicinalium, : cùm theoricorum; tùm practicorum, omnibus, quibus secunda valetudo curae est, apprimè necessariorum, sectiones octo, quarum priores quinq[ue]... Scholz, L. Bratislava 1589
Read, Alex. Roderici a Fonseca Olysipponensis olim Pisis medicinam supraordinariam, nunc Patavii practicam priore loco profitentis consultationes medicae singularibus remediis refertae, non... Fonseca, R., de. Venice 1620
Read, Alexander The Protestants apologie for the Roman Church: devided into three severall tractes. Whereof the first concerneth the antiquity & continuance... Anderton, J. Saint-Omer 1608
Read, Alexander Medulla s.s. Theologiae, ex sacris literis earumque interpretibus extracta ... In fine adjuncta est disputatio de fidei divinae veritate. Ames, W. London 1629
Read, Alexander Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus. Harvey, W. Frankfurt 1628
Read, Alexander Iter plantarum investigationis ergo susceptum a decem sociis, in agrum Cantianum. Anno Dom. 1629. Iulii. 13. ericetum Hamstedianum sive plantarum... Johnson, T. London 1629
Read, Alexander A short discoverie of the unobserved dangers of severall sorts of ignorant and unconsiderate practisers of physicke in England: profitable... Cotta, J. London 1612
Read, Alexander Iacobi Primirosii exercitationes, et animadversiones in librum, De motu cordis, et circulatione sanguinis. Primerosius, J. London 1630
Read, Alexander Hieronymi Cardani de subtilitate libri XXI. Cardano, G. Nuremberg 1550
Read, Alexander Gasparis Taliacotii de curtorum chirurgia per insitionem libri duo. Tagliacozzi, G. Venice 1597
Read, Alexander Andreae Planeri Athesisi orationes tres. Planer, A. Tubingen 1579
Read, Alexander A discourse upon chirurgery. Fioravanti, L. London 1626
Read, Alexander Papatus Romanus: liber de origine, progressu, atque extinctione ipsius. De Dominis, M.A. London 1617
Read, Alexander Catalogus illustrium medicorum. Brunfels, O. Strasbourg 1530
Read, Alexander Theodori Prisciani phaenomenon euporiston logicus gynaecea ad Salvinam. Priscianus, T. Basel 1532
Read, Alexander A discourse of the preservation of the sight, of melancholike disease: of rheumes, and of old age. Du Laurens, A. London 1599
Read, Alexander The three bookes written in the Spanishe tonge. Monardes, N. London 1577
Read, Alexander Breviarium Romanum, ex decreto sacrosancti Concilij Tridentini restitutum. Catholic Church. Antwerp 1588
Read, Alexander Bellarminus enervatus. Ames, W. Oxford 1629
Read, Alexander Nicandri Colophonii poetae et medici antiquissimi clarissimique Alexipharmaca. / Io. Goraeo Parisiensi medico interprete. Eiusdem interpretis in Alexipharmaca praefatio, omnem... Nicander, of Colophon. Paris 1549
Read, Alexander De schorbuto praeside Salomone Alberto Noribergensi, doctore medicinae et professore eius publ Albertus, Salomon Wittenberg 1590
Read, Alexander D.O.M.F. de haemorrhoidibus disputatio Cunelius, Georgius Leipzig 1591
Read, Alexander Historia plantarum : earum imagines, nomenclaturae, qualitates & natale solum Du Pinet, Antoine, 16th cent. Lyon 1567
Read, Alexander De anatomicis administrationibus Latin 1531 Galen Paris 1531
Read, Alexander De differentiis febrium Latin 1550 Galen Lyon 1550
Read, Alexander De ossibus ad tyrones Latin 1548 Galen Paris 1548
Read, Alexander Amicus medicorum magistri Ioannis Ganiveti, cum opusculo, quod inscribitur, coeli enarrant : & cum abbreviatione Abrahae Aueneezrae de luminaribus, &... Ganivetus, Joannes Lyon 1550
Read, Alexander Compendium medicine Gilberti Anglici tam morborum universalium quam particularium nondum medicis sed & cyrurgicis utilissimum Gilbertus, Anglicus Lyon 1510
Read, Alexander De dyspnoea theses ... Gravius, Ludovicus Heidelberg 1586
Read, Alexander Iacobi Grevini Claromontani Bellovaci Parisiensis medici, et philosophi praestantissimi de venenis libri duo Grévin, Jacques, 1538?-1570 Antwerp 1571
Read, Alexander Theses medicae physicae de elementis, horum mixtione, mixtorumque ratione seu temperamento Hauwenreuter, Johann Ludwig Strasbourg 1590?
Read, Alexander I. Heurnii de morbis qui in singulis partibus humani capitis insidere consueverunt ... Heurne, Johan van, 1543-1601 Leiden 1594
Read, Alexander Praxis medicinae nova ratio, qua, libris tribus methodi ad praxin medicam, aditus focillimus aperitur ad omnes morbos curandos Heurne, Johan van,1543-1601 Leiden 1590
Read, Alexander Oratio de veris immotisque fundamentis artis medicae, et philosophiae, deque impietate Philippi Paracelsi, et sectatorum eius, quibus theologiam pariter &... Hubnerus, Bartholomaeus Erfurt 1593
Read, Alexander Disputatio philosophica de sensibus externis et internis Langenmantel, Wolfgangus Henricus Ingolstadt 1594
Read, Alexander Introductiones apostelesmaticae in chyromantium, physiognomiam, astrologiam naturale, complexiones homimu, naturas planetaru, cu periaxiomatibus de faciebus Signorum, et canonibus de aegritudinibus Indagine, Johannes ab, d. 1537 Frankfurt am Main 1522
Read, Alexander Henrici Ranzovii. Editio duorum librorum macri de virtutibus herbarum, de quibusdam animalium partibus, ac terrae speciebus, itemq medicamentis totius corporis... Ranzovius, Henricus Hamburg 1590
Read, Alexander Anatomicarum disputationum alter, reliquam tou prolegomenon partem continens ... Mogling, Iohannes Rudolphus Tubingen 1594
Read, Alexander Theses de sanguinis sputo ex pulmonibus Ringk, Iohannes Tubingen 1593
Read, Alexander Thesium de apoplexia Dyrrhius, Iohannes Tubingen 1594
Read, Alexander Disputatio de arthritide ... Planer, Andreas, 1546-1607 Tubingen 1592
Read, Alexander Disputatio medica : de influxu facultatum animae: de causis & curation methodica stuporis ac paralyseos ... Planer, Andreas, 1546-1607 Tubingen 1589
Read, Alexander De convulsione seu spasmo, eiusque causis, propositiones ... Planer, Andreas, 1546-1607 Tubingen 1590
Read, Alexander De-- miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615 Antwerp 1560
Read, Alexander Foetus viui ex matre viua sine alterutrius vite periculo caesuro Rousset, Francois Basel 1591
Read, Alexander Consiliorum medicinalium, conscriptorum a praestantiss. nostrorum temporum medicis, liber singularis Scholz, Lorenz, 1552-1599 Frankfurt am Main 1598
Read, Alexander Epistolarum philosophicarum, medicinalium, ac chymicarum a summis nostrae aetatis philosophis ac medicis exarataru, volumen Scholz, Lorenz, 1552-1599 Frankfurt am Main 1598
Read, Alexander Medicina astrologica iam denuo multis in locis aucta Schylander, Cornelius Antwerp 1577
Read, Alexander Theses de humorum necessitate, et proximis humani corporis principiis Smetius, Henricus Heidelberg 1587
Read, Alexander D.N.A. disputatio medica de humoribus Spachius, Israel Strasbourg 1591
Read, Alexander Vera historia de succino Borussica. De alce Borussica. & de herbis in Borussia nascentibus. Item. De sale creatura Dei saluberrima,... Wigand, Johann Jena 1590
Read, Alexander Annotations upon the five Bookes of Moses, the Booke of the Psalmes, and the Song of Songs or Canticles Ainsworth, Henry, 1571-1622? London 1627
Read, Alexander Praecognitorum theologicorum libri duo Alsted, Johann Frankfurt am Main 1615
Read, Alexander Thesaurus chronologiae. 2 ed. Alsted, Johann Heinrich, 1588-1638 Herborn 1628
Read, Alexander The Protestants Apologie for the Roman Church Anderton, James, fl. 1624 Saint-Omer 1608
Read, Alexander Opuscula quaedam posthuma Andrewes, Lancelot, 1555-1626 London 1629
Read, Alexander [Works: Latin] Aristotle Lyon 1564
Read, Alexander Meditations and disquisitions upon the Lords Prayer. 2nd ed. Baker, Richard London 1637
Read, Alexander Epitome Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Bisciola, Giovanni Gabriello Lyon 1602-1604
Read, Alexander Philosophiae naturalis adversus Aristotelem libri XII Basso, Sebastian, 16th cent. Geneva 1621
Read, Alexander The practice of pietie Bayly, Lewis, d. 1631. London 1627
Read, Alexander Manuale controversiarum huius temporis Becanus, Martinus, 1563-1624 Wurzburg 1623
Read, Alexander Opusculorum theologicorum tomus primus [etc]. 4t in 2 vols. Becanus, Martinus, 1563-1624 Mainz 1614-1618
Read, Alexander Recognitis librorum omnium Roberti Bellarmini Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo, Saint, 1542-1621 Ingolstadt 1608
Read, Alexander Analogia Veteris ac Novi Testamenti Becanus, Martinus, 1563-1624 Mainz 1620
Read, Alexander De arte bene moriendi libri duo Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo, Saint, 1542-1621 Paris 1620
Read, Alexander De aeterna felicitate sanctorum Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo, Saint, 1542-1621 1616
Read, Alexander Christianae doctrinae copiosa explicatio Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo, Saint, 1542-1621 Cologne 1617
Read, Alexander Jesuita sicarius Boucher, Jean, ca. 1548-1644 Lyon 1611
Read, Alexander Divinae caliginis liber Bovillus, Carolus, 1479-1567 Lyon 1526
Read, Alexander The workes of John Boys Doctor in Divinitie and Deane of Canterburie Boys, John, 1571-1625 London 1622
Read, Alexander Daniel with a brief explication by Hugh Broughton Broughton, Hugh, 1549-1612 Hanau 1607
Read, Alexander Master Broughtons letters to and against the Archbishop of Canterbury Broughton, Hugh, 1549-1612 London 1600
Read, Alexander In passionem et resurrectionem Iesu Christi meditationes Bruno, Vicenzo Cologne 1596
Read, Alexander Rerum naturalium et diuinarum...libri tres Buonincontro, Lorenzo Basel 1540
Read, Alexander Synagoga Judaica. 2nd ed. Buxtorf, Johann Hanau 1614
Read, Alexander Tyrocinium chymicum e naturae fonte et manuali experientia depromptum ... Béguin, Jean n.p. 1625
Read, Alexr. De usu partium corporis humani. Galen. Paris 1543
Read, Alexr. Hippocratis ... opera, quibus addidimus commentaria Ioan. Marinelli, in quibus morbi omnes ... una copulantur ... Deinde voces, ac loca... Hippocrates. 1575
Read, Alexr. Somatographia anthropine or A description of the body of man. By artificiall figures representing the members, and fit termes expressing... Crooke, H. London 1616
Reid, Alex R.P. Christophori Maier Scotis. Jesu SS theol. Professoris in Universitate Viennensi ordinarii, octo fidei controversiae, ob quas solas plerique hoc... Maier, C. Cologne 1622
Rhed, Alex. Marmora Arundelliana; sive Saxa Graece incisa ex venerandis priscae orientis gloriae ruderibus, auspiciis & impensis herois illustriss. thomae Comitis Arundelliae... Selden, J. London 1628