Great Book-ends for
the Medical Professions
These inexpensive book-ends show reliefs of Hippocrates, Clara Barton, Florence Nightingale, the Aesculapian Wand, and the Eye of Horus.
Hippocrates is the father of Modern Medicine. Click below for the complete text of the Hippocratic Oath and more information about these book-ends.
The Aesculapian Wand was a staff entwined by a serpent. The serpent represented health since it could shed its skin and look young again.
The Eye of Horus - the legend of how it changed to the modern symbol of recovery, Rx, is shown on this relief.
These book-ends are large and heavy, for books and periodicals.