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A True Rare Bookman – Dr. John Carson

The medical and book worlds lost a giant on 17 April 2019.  Dr. John Carson, MD, of La Jolla, CA, passed away at the age of 92.  He was a cardiologist at Scripps and only recent retired.  He was an active, serious book collector and bibliophile:  a past president of the Zambarino Club; a Grolier Club member since 1994 (in 2004, John was one of my sponsors from membership in the Grolier Club); and a leader of the Fellowship of Antiquarian Bibliophilic Societies (FABS), among other activities. I originally met
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