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Category: All Categories: Medical: General: Old Medical Books
38 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
A Society of Gentlemen  
The Medical Magazine, or, General Repository of Practical Physic and Surgery
Publisher: London: Printed for the authors, and sold by G. Kearsly, 1774.
iv, 56, 108, 56, 56, 56, 56, 56, [96] p.; 22 cm. The four-page introduction announces the magazine's goals. Section 1, The Complete System of Modern Surgery; 2, The Modern Practice of Physic; 3, Pathological Observations; 4, Anatomical Lectures; 5, Elements of Physiology; 6, Theoretical and Practical Chemistry; 7, Miscellaneous Pieces (including two by John Hunter). The last [96] pages consist of signatures B-C4 and F-P4 of A New and Comprehensive Medicinal Dictionary (caption title), missing signatures A, D and E. This appears to be a very rare work. A torn signature on the front flyleaf reads "A [???] N. York May 4 1776." A bookplate of "Aaron [???] Medford 1787." Bound in original leather, rebacked by Dragonfly Bindery (George Sargent). stock#OB675.

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American Red Cross  
First Aid Text-book
Publisher: The Blakiston Company, Philadelphia, 1940.
Very Good with no dust jacket. Revised Edition. 1. Soft Cover Publisher's printed card wraps. 12mo. 256 pp. Generously illustrated with 114 B&W photographs and drawings. A very few light pencil notations, otherwise unmarked, mildly worn. VERY GOOD. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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Armstrong, John, 1784-1829. Leland, P. (Phineas) Washington, 1798-1870  
Practical Illustrations of Typhus and Other Fevers: of Pulmonary Consumption, Measles, &C. &C. ...
Publisher: Boston, Timothy Bedington, 1829.
[9], 6-559, [1] p.; 22 cm. Title continues: "from the last London Editions, with Notes, by P. Washington Leland, MD." Copyright Feb. 6, 1829 by Timothy Bedlington. Shoemaker 37496. Bound in contemporary full leather; very good. Stock#OB762.

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Bennett Respiration staff.  
Publisher: Santa Monica: Bennett Respiration Products no date..
"The Assister is a specialized respiration unit, designed for use with any anesthetic gas machine operating on a closed or semi-closed circuit. Its function is to provide any selected degree of ventilatory control or assistance during surgical procedures. The Assister has no electrical components, and is powered by air or oxygen pressure of approximately 50 PSI, diluted by an injector with room air, for economy." 21p: 30 numbered figures; 22cm. 44g. Very Good Plus (clean, bright, and tight; rubbing at spine). Softcover with reinforced hole punch. Book condition: Very Good Plus.

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Betz, Frank S.  
New Betzco Hospital Book, the : A Complete Catalog of Superior Equipment for Hospitals
Publisher: Frank S. Betz Company; Hammond, Ind: 1926.
Very Good with no dust jacket 3-ring binder 400 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Pale gray cloth, dark blue-black lettering, 400 pages, index, over 2500 products shown in b/w and sepia-toned photos and illustrations and described, with original retail pri ces, including stretchers, operating tables, chair-tables, utility tables, bassinet stands, instrument cabinets, anaesthetic apparatus, sterilizers, laboratory apparatus, operating knives, clamps, needles, splints, braces, thermometers, clinic furniture, waiting-room furniture, gowns, strait jackets, anatomical manikins, electro surgical instruments, much more. Glossy throughout. ; Published by Betzco, Frank S. Betz Company, Hammond, Indiana; New York; Chicago; copyright states 1925, lower spine states 1926. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Complete Catalog of Superior Equipment for Hospitals, Including WhiteKraft Steel Furniture, TruTest Pressure Sterilizser [sic], Therapeutic Bath Equipment, With Special Sections on Surgical Instruments and Dressings, Rubber Goods, Hospital Enamel Ware, New and Selected Hospital Specialties.' ; We have graded this book Very Good. Front cover has many spots, rear cover only a few very small spots. Seven leaves creased at upper tip. No marks or writing. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. Quite rare.

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Bilz, F. E. (Friedrich Eduard)  
Neue Naturheilverfahren, Das : (The New Natural Healing) Lehr- und Nachschlagebuch der Naturgemaeken Heilweise und Gesundheitspflege

Publisher: F. E. Bilz; Leipzig, East Germany: 1900.
Poor with no dust jacket Hardcover 1942 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; GERMAN text throughout in old Fraktur script, except some captions in plain type. Brown decorated cloth, 1942 pages, 8 wonderful full-color anatomical fold-outs on endpapers (head, torso, breast, eye, nose, ear, mouth, throat) footnotes, indexes, appendixes, 723 b/w illustrations in text, 2 color glossy tables of nutrition, 86 chromolithograph illustrations on 12 glossy plates, with captions. ; Hefty book (3 inches thick) 8 cm thick. Originally published 1888. This edition 1900. ; Written by famous German naturopath. Hundreds of specific topics given in alphabetical order. This book covers anatomy, bandages, exercise, first aid for drowning, general hygiene, medicinal herbs, splints, steambaths, syphilis (with color illustrations), much more. ; A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image does not match this edition. This edition is in brown cloth decorated with author's portrait and other designs. ; Quite worn. Backstrip gone. Front board hanging on by threads, rear board detached but present. Front seven leaves (front matter) and rear four leaves (index) detached and laid in, with edges heavily chipped. Everything readable apart from a few words on edges of chipped leaves. All leaves yellowed from age, especially around edges, except glossy plates, which are still incredibly bright. Quite rare. Sold as is.

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Chase, A. W. (Alvin Wood), 1817-1885  
Dr. Chase's Recipes; Or, Information for Everybody. An Invaluable Collection of about Eight Hundred Practical Recipes...
Publisher: Published By R. A. Beal, Ann Arbor, Michigan, To Whom All Orders Should Be Addressed. 1872.
400 p., illus., index, 17.5 cm. Title continues: For Merchants, Grocers, Saloon Keepers, Physicians, Druggists, Tanners, Shoe Makers, Harness Makers, Painters, Jewelers, Blacksmiths, Tinners, Gunsmiths, Farriers, Barbers, Bakers, Dyers, Renovators, Farmers, and Families Generally. To Which Have Been Added A Rational Treatment of Pleurisy, Inflammation of the Lungs, and Other Inflammatory Diseases, and also for General Female Debility and Irregularities. All arranged in their appropriate departments, with a Copious Index. By A. W. Chase, M.D. ...New Edition. Cloth Binding, English Or German, $1.25; Morocco Gilt, English, $2.00. First published 1863. "Seventieth Edition." Wood engravings: portrait of Chase, Printing House, University Hall, U. of Michigan, horse. Cf. Brown, Culinary Americana 1741 for later edition; Bitting p. 84 has earlier editions. Stock#OB184. This copy is missing pp. 399/400 of index. Bound in publisher's brown stamped cloth, edges worn; covered in contemporary cloth protection, sewn on; covers & edges stained & spotted; withal good+.

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Combe, George, 1788-1858  
The Constitution of Man Considered In Relation To External Objects. By George Combe. With An Additional Chapter On The Harmony Between Phrenology and Revelation. By Joseph A. Warne, A.M....
Publisher: Boston: Published By William D. Ticknor, 1838.
xii, 412 p., illus.; 20 cm. "Sixth American from the Second English Edition." First published London, 1828. A classic of Phrenology. The need for Warne's chapter for an American audience was precisely because Combe's scientific vision of man operating in a larger law that he must understand to reach harmony didn't include the Bible. Warne's job was to show that Combe's teachings could include religion as well as science. This edition coincided with Combe's tour of the United States and Canada in 1838. American Imprints 49813. Good, bound in publisher's cloth, scufferd at corners. Stock#OB020.

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Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853  
First Lines of the Practice of Physic. / By William Cullen, with notes and observations, practical and explanatory...
Publisher: Philadelphia, Published by Edward Parker, 1822.
Two volumes: xviii, 520, xcvii; [xvii], 420, lxxxiv p.; 22.5 cm. Title continues: a preliminary discourse, in defence of classical medicine and an appendix, by Charles Caldwell. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Shoemaker 8477; Garrison-Morton (4th) 4920.1 is 1784 first edition. Two centuries ago, the medical school at the University of Edinburgh was the finest in the world, its outstanding physician William Cullen. The book became Europe's principal text on the classification and treatment of disease. Charles Caldwell, 1772-1853, a Philadelphia-based physician, first issued this up-to-date version for American doctors in 1818. Good+, some foxing, rebound in full leather by Jim DiMarcantonio, Hope Bindery. Stock#NS0263.

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Denman, Thomas, 1733-1815. Francis, John W. (Wakefield), 1789-1861, editor. Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886, engraver  
An Introduction to the Practice of Midwifery. By Thomas Denman, M.D. Licentiate in Midwifery...
Publisher: New-York: Published by E. Bliss and E. White, no. 128 Broadway, 1821.
vi, [3], 10-16, [1], xviii-lxiv, [1], 66-683, [1] p., xvi leaves of plates, illus.; 22.5 cm. Title continues: of the College of Physicians, London; and honorary member of the Royal Medical Society at Edinburgh. From the last London edition, revised by the author. With notes and emendations, by John W. Francis, M.D. professor of obstetrics and the diseases of women and children in the University of the State of New-York; member of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London; member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; one of the consulting physicians of the New-York Dispensary; President of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of the University of New-York, &c. Engravings signed: Durand sc. Copyright Oct. 8, 1821 by E. Bliss and E. White. "Printed by C.S. Van Winkle, printer to the University of New York"-- verso of half-title. Errors in paging: p. 357, 387, 440, 542 misnumbered 337, 783, 540, 425. Last page blank. "Through his writing and teaching, Thomas Denman wielded a greater influence upon English midwifery than that of any of his predecessors with the exception of Smellie." Cutter Viets 42. Shoemaker 5173. Good +, bound in contemporary leather, spine left untreated and cracked, top panel above title label torn off, else sound and tight. Stock#NS0240.

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dewees, William P.  
Treatise on the Diseases of Females.

Publisher: Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1835..
Fifth Edition First published in 1827. Octavo, about 8.75 inches (22.5 cm) tall, in contemporary full leather (sheep?). 591 pages plus 6 pages of publisher ads dated 1836. An early book on gynecology. Previous owner name on the title page; prelims foxed but otherwise only an occasional spot. The 12 plates are present but the folding (6th) plate was slightly misfolded leaving an edge exposed outside the textblock, and therefore considerable wear and tear to the outer eighth inch. There is also some light offsetting of the plates to the opposite page. Interior binding sound, but the the joints (outside hinges) are very tender and cracking. The spine is severely sunned, worn cracked and chipped. Edges moderately worn. The exterior isn't pretty but it is still serviceable. Hardcover Hardcover Fair

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Fitch, Calvin M.  
The Invalid's Guide and Consumptive's Manual or Suggestions for the Prevention and Relief of Consumption, Asthma, etc.
Publisher: Published for C. M. Fitch & Co., Chicago, 1857.
G+ embossed cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with spine, edge and corner wear, a few scuffs, two small chips on spine. Binding tight. End papers tanned. Pp are slightly tanned. 10mo, 191 pp with a few illustrations and large appendix of testimonials.

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Foote, E. B. (Edward Bliss), 1829-1906.  
Dr. Foote's New Book on Health and Disease / by Edward B. Foote.

Publisher: [New York : Murray Hill Publishing, 1904??].
IMPERFECT. [259]-805, 1198-1238, 1247-1248 p., ilusl. (some col.), ; 21.5 cm. [Subtitle: With recipes, including sexology, treating of the human system in health and disease, of hygiene and sanitation--causes, prevention and home treatment of chronic diseases, including private words for men and women, and 250 practical prescriptions.] The title-page and all before page 259 are missinf from this copy. This corresponds to a copy in the Atwater Collection of American Popular Medicine and Health Reform, Catalog 1245 (p.342). This copy was damaged, then rebound with the original boards and spine and some pages repaired. The portion of the book on "sexology", the pioneering guide that makes Foote significant, survives here. Stock# 102,167. Sold with all faults.

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Fowler, O. S.  
Hereditary Descent: Its Laws and Facts Applied to Human Improvement.

Publisher: Published by Fowler & Wells, NY, Entered 1847,.
this is 1850 edition with 288 pages with 2 pages of ads. Corners bumped, slight foxing. A small book, illustrated, overall good+. Technical, Heredity, medicine. Hard Cover

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Fowler, O. S.  
Creative & Sexual Science.

Including Love, It's Laws, Power, , etc. Published by National Publishing Co, Philadelphia, no date. Circa 1850-1870. Leather covers, no title page, some wear, marbled edges all round, overall good+. Mi scellaneous, Sexual science, love, science. LEATHER COVERS

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Gosselin, Leon (i,e, Athanase Leon) 1815 - 1887  
Clinical Lectures On Surgery, Delivered At The Hospital Of La Charite. By L. Gosselin...Translated

Publisher: Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea, 1878..
From The French By Lewis A. Stimson. Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea, 1878. 8vo, vi, 350 p. illus. 24cm. "The translation was made in Paris, during a prolonged service in Professor Gosselin's wards, and contains several corrections and reviews made for it by him." (p. iv) The chair in surgery at La Charite was the ranking chair in the Ecole de Medicine of Paris. The six parts consists of: Surgical Diseases of Youth; Fractures of the Limbs; Traumatic Osteitis and Necrosis; Traumatic fever, Pyaemia and Septicaemia; Diseases of the articulations; Phlegmons, Abscess, Fistula. This copy is bound in recent half leather with marble boards by Dragonfly Binders, George and Pat Sargent, with Charcot's Lectures on the Diseases of the Nervous System, Phila. 1879. The t.p. of this has some spots as if used in an operating room, else very good. OB 193. NUC 207:595 (NG 0344331) The price for the two works

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Hanke, Victor, Dr.  

Publisher: W. T. Keener & Co. [Chicago]. 1905..
1st English edition. 222pp. + 4pp. ads. Tall 16mo. Dark brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Laid paper. 30 blank pages after the advertisements for notes. Appendix & index. Translated from the German edition of 1904 by J. Herbert Parsons & George Coats. A summary of the practices of Prof. E. Fuch's Vienna clinic. Edges bumped with some wear, corners bumped & rubbed, & a few light spots on the back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket.

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Hardaway, W. A. (William Augustus)  
Manual of Skin Diseases : With Special Reference to Diagnosis and Treatment, for the Use of Students and General Practitioners

Publisher: Lea Brothers; Philadelphia: 1891.
Fair with no dust jacket Second Edition Hardcover 434 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Full dark green cloth, gilt spine lettering, footnotes, index, 2 appendixes, b/w frontispiece illustration of vertical section through skin, one b/w illustration in text of electrolysis needle. ; Copyright 1890. This is 2nd edition, 1891. This is not a recent reprint but an actual book from 1891. ; Light exterior wear. Cloth chipped at crown. Gilt lettering a bit dull but quite readable. Front endpaper is marked in old ink: 'Irving H. Edgington MD, 122 Jones Ave, Memphis, Tenn, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N. Y. Janu 1st 1892.' Front 6 and 1 rear leaf very browned and fragile. Pages 30 and 98 have minor margin corrections in old ink. Pgs 241-416 much browner than others. Everything attached and readable. Binding tight. Scarce.

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Holland, Henry, Sir, 1788-1873  
Medical Notes and Reflections. By Sir Henry Holland, bart. ... from the Third London Edition
Publisher: Philadelphia, Blanchard & Lea, 1857.
xvi, [17]-493 p.; 24 cm. This copy has a 32-page catalog of medical books at end. "One of the best known men in London society, the friend and adviser of almost every man of note. In 1837 he was appointed physician extraordinary to Queen Victoria, in 1840 physician in ordinary to the prince consort, and he declined a baronetcy offered by Lord Melbourne in 1841. He was made physician in ordinary to the queen in 1852, and accepted a baronetcy in 1853." Thirty-one chapters on a wide range of medical subjects by a prominent London physician. Bound in original publisher's cloth; very good. Stock#OB547.

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Horace B. Day (uncredited)  
The Opium Habit, with Suggestions as to the Remedy.

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1868, first edition, hardcover, (G-),.
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1868, first edition, 335 pages plus 2 pages of publisher's "Valuable Standard Works" at back, introduction, dark brown endpapers, 5.5 in. x 7.5 in., hardcover, maroon cloth with beveled cover edges as well as gilt and stamped titles and decorations, corners and spine ends bumped and worn, some loss from chipping at spine ends - does NOT interfere with titles, fading to spine and adjacent .5 in. of covers, upper corner of text block shows 1 very small area of loss from insect depredation and spine gutters have small holes from same, rear gutter also has 2 closed tears in cloth at top and bottom, covers and spine lightly scuffed and soiled, a very few pencil markings by previous owner: brief inscription on front blank leaf as well as 3 short notes on rear blank leaf and a very few margin lines (to neatly mark passages), front hinge just starting to crack but still holding quite nicely, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new plastic sleeve, book good- {This book - by a recovered opium user, according to the Introduction - contains selections from De Quincey's "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater", a chapter entitled "Opium Reminiscences of Coleridge" and a final chapter on "Outlines of the Opium-Cure", among many other things.}(G-) 4086 [(s)0609KW]

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Humphreys, Frederick K.  
Humphrey's Homeopathic Mentor or Family Adviser : In the Use of Specific Homeopathic Medicine, Revised and Enlarged Edition, 1899
Publisher: Humphrey's Homeopathic Medicine Company; N. Y. : 1899.
Very Good with no dust jacket Revised Edition Hardcover 553 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Full blue cloth, beveled boards, gilt lettering, [iv] + 525 + 24 pages, glossy b/w frontispiece portrait photo of author with tissue guard, index, catalog of medical supplies in rear. ; We perused several sections of this publication and have determined that, though many diseases and their symptoms are carefully listed and described, for the treatment of each one, the patient is instructed to ingest one or more of the author's medical products, known as Specifics, which are referred to only by number. ; Copyright 1873, 1882. This is Revised and Enlarged Edition, 1899. Previous editions of this book displayed word Homeopathic on exterior, but for this edition, front cover title is simple Humphrey's Mentor and publisher name on heel is simply Humphrey's Medicine Company. ; Moderate wear to extremities. Owner name penciled and stamped on reverse of frontispiece. Endpaper are partly split along hinges but textblock is intact.

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Jefferis, B.G. (Benjamin Grant) b.1851 and J.L. (James Lawrewnc) Nichols, d.1925  
Searchlights On Health The Science of Eugenics; A Guide to Purity and Physical Manhood,

Publisher: Naperville,Ill., J,L, Nichols, 1920.
492 p., illus., 19 cm. First published in 1894, under title Search Lights on Health. A popular medical handbook which stesses pure living. Stock# 33,661. Vg/ no dj.

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John A. Kolmer  
Serum Diagnosis by Complement-Fixation with Special Reference to Syphilis
Publisher: Lea & Febiger, Phila., 1928.
G cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with spine, edge and corner wear, a few scuffs. Back hinge cracked, not loose. End papers tanned, owner's name inscribed. Pps are G++, lightly tanned. 8vo, 583 pps with 65 engravings and index.

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Littell, Squire, Jr.  
The MONTHLY JOURNAL Of FOREIGN MEDICINE (Volume 1. January to June, 1828).
Publisher: E. Littell [Philadelphia, PA]. 1828..
576pp. 8vo. 1/4 leather & cloth over boards. It is easier said what is right with this book (the binding is tight), but since you asked: the spine cover is is missing; both hinges a little weak, but holding well; both covers are heavily stained & worn; corners bumped with wear; edges worn; textblock tanned; top edge dusty; endpapers & flyleaves heavily foxed; about a 1/3 of the front free endpaper is missing, lower right corners of the first 14 leaves lightly dampstained, as is the bottom edges of the back flyleaf & endpaper; all pages are slightly tanned with occasional foxing. See photo.

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Maclachlan, Daniel  
A Practical Treatise on the Diseases and Infirmities of Advanced Life
Publisher: London, John Churchill, 1863.
xvi, 718 p.; 23 cm. "Daniel Maclachlan, medical superintendent at the Royal Hospital Chelsea," wrote an early book on gerontology and geriatrics. "Placed for the last twenty-three years in an admirable position for studying the diseases and infirmities of the old." Bound in original publisher's cloth; some chipping to spine with loss of outer surface; very good. Stock#OB569.

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Mauriceau, Francis; translated by Hugh Chamberlen.  
The Diseases of Women with Child, and in Child-bed . . .

Publisher: London: John Darby, 1683..
Second Edition Sixteenmo, about 6.75 inches (17.5 cm) tall, in contemporary dark brown leather, raised bands but no titles on covers. 438 pages plus 8 pages of a table of anatomy and table of contents. All illustrations in recent facsimile and tipped to outer edges of, apparently, the correct pages. Garrison & Morton, 6147. Page edges quite dusty, but pages otherwise clean. The free endpapers and perhaps more missing at front and back, One blank is in front of the title and nothing else; nothing behind the end of the table of contents at rear. Covers modestly bowed and the joints are tender but reasonably sound. Modest edge wear. All in all, a nice survivor. Hardcover Hardcover Good

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Monro, Alexander, 1697-1767  
The Anatomy of the Human Bones, Nerves and Lacteal Sac and Duct. The Tenth Edition. By Alexander Monro, Senior
Publisher: Dublin, Printed for W. Whitestone, J. Potts, B. Corcoran, J. Hoey, J. Williams, W. Colles... M. DCC. LXXVI. [1776].
ix, 410 p.; 17.5 cm. First pub. Edinburgh, 1726. This is three separate works. The major portion (pp. 11-320) is on the bones. Blake p. 309. Vg, water stains along edges, new full leather binding by George Sargent, Dragonfly Bindery. Stock#OB298.

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Napheys, George H.  
The Transmission of Life.

Counsels on the Nature and Hygiene of the Masculine Function. Published by J.G. Fergus, Philadelphia, entered 1871, this 1874, 346 pages with index and xxxi of testimonials. Contains: The Natural History of Manhood, The Celibate Life, The Married Life, Nervous Disorders, etc. Decorated brown covers with gold and black, slight wear to covers, overall good+. Science, psychology, medical, medical, reference books. Hard Cover

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Pierce, R. V.  
The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, or Medicine Simplified.

Publisher: Buffalo, NY: The World's Dispensary-Printing Office and Bindery, 1875..
1st Edition. 8vo. 885 pp. Includes 5 tissue guarded color medical plates, an engraved frontis portrait of the author, plus many textual woodcut illustrations. 2 1/2 " tear to bottom spine/rear panel cloth. Internal hinges torn, but together. Damp stain t Hard Cover

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Pierce, R. V.  
The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser.

Publisher: [Buffalo, N. Y., 1895].
Pages [3]-1008, index, illus.; ink inscription on dedication page; covers loose; lacks all before p. [3] (dedication). Stock#33946 (iab).

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Pierce, R. V., MD  
The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser.

Publisher: World's Dispensary Printing Office & Bindery Buffalo, NY.
In Plain English or Medicine Simplifie. CR 1917, 1008 pages with frontis of Niagara Falls picture advertising his Remedial Home. The Invalid's Hotel and Surgical Institute in Buffalo. Last 2 pages of index are loose, otherwise tight, black and white illustrations, 3 color plates of Diseases of the Skin 83rd Edition. Hard Cover

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Pinard, A.; translated by L.E. Neale.  
A Treatise on Abdominal Palpation As Applied to Obstetrics, and Version by External Manipulations.

Publisher: New York: J.H. Vail & Co., 1885..
First U.S. Edition Octavo, about 8.5 inches (21.5 cm) tall, in gilt stamped black cloth. 101 pages plus errata sheet bound in at end. Illustrated by 29 woodcuts. Garrison & Morton 6193. An explicit explanation of techniques used in obstetric examination. Previous owner name on the half title. Occasional spotting inside but generally clean and minimally toned. Binding is sound but the cords are stretched slightly, exposing the mull behind the front endpaper. Covers fully intact but a little grubby looking from soiling and general shelf wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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Robb, Herbert F.  
Cancer, Heart Disease and Birth Control : Important Factors in the Etiology of Cancer and Other Degenerative Diseases As Suggested by a Study of Vital Statistics (Signed)

Publisher: Herbert F. Robb; Belleville, Mich: 1936.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 146 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, gold lettering, 146 pages, main text in 2 columns, over 100 graphs and tables, 12 small b/w US maps showing average amount of sunshine, large fold-out illustration entitle 'The Way of Life' with a flowchart of good and bad behaviors. ; 'This study substantiates the clinical observation that birth restriction by coitus interruptus and incomplete sexuality is a definite factor in the causation of cancer, cardio-vascular diseases, diabetes, exophthalmic goitre, pernicious anemia, the psychoses and psychoneuroses and other diseases.' ; Very minor shelfwear. Title page inscribed 'With my compliments to Dr. Enos A. Potts' and SIGNED by author in fountain pen. No other defects. Quite rare.

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Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813  
Medical Inquiries and Observations. The Third Edition Revised and Enlarged by the Author. In Four Volumes. Vol. II
Publisher: Philadelphia, Johnson & Warner, Matthew Carey [and six other partnerships] 1809.
VOLUME TWO ONLY: 453 p.; 21 cm. "Rush was considered the ablest American clinician of his time. He was a friend of Benjamin Franklin and one of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence. His many writings are distinguished for their classical style" --Garrison-Morton 80, citing the first edition of 1789-98. Rush culled some of the material in the first edition. "This edition exists in many different issues with different publishers' names appearing first in the imprint" (Austin). Shaw & Shoemaker 18548; Austin 1662; Osler 3859. Last two leaves of text and 3 blanks waterstained. Bound in contemporary full leather; top & bottom of spine worn, chipped; good. Stock#OB816.

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Sanderson, J. M. [James]  
Mirror for Dyspeptics from The Diary of a Landlord... by J. M. Sanderson, Franklin House
Publisher: Philadelphia: Published by G. B. Zieber & Co., 1844.
iv, [5]-32 p., front.; 23 cm. Publisher's ads, back and inside front and back wrappers. Cagle, American Books on Food and Drink 686. Stock#OB981. Good+, ex Westerly Library.

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Schweig, George M.  
The Electric Bath: Its Medical Uses, Effects and Appliance.

Publisher: New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1877 (1876)..
First Edition Twelve, almost 7.5 inches tall, in green cloth stamped in gilt with black rules. 134 pages. At least the author admits that this process has not always been successful, but he claims therapeutic effect on everything from rheumatism to melancholia. The text has been mildly but evenly toned; previous owner name on first blank. The inside is clean and soundly bound. The covers show a bit of extremity and bottom edge wear, but they are otherwise remarkably bright and clean. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

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Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821  
The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America: 1820. By the Authority of the Medical Societies and Colleges
Publisher: Boston, Printed by Wells & Lilly for Charles Ewer, 1820.
272 p., 22 cm. First American pharmacopoeia; prepared and published by the authority of a general medical convention held at Washington, January 1820. L. Spalding, chairman of the committee of publication. Cf. p. [3]. Main text in Latin & English on opposite pages. Variously called the American Pharmacopoeia, the National Pharmacopoeia, and the United States Pharmacopoeia. "Historical introduction", p. [5]-16. "Materia medica, or a catalogue of simple medicines, together with some prepared medicines", p. [27]-50; "Secondary list", p. [51]-57. Austin 1500. VG; bound in full contemporary tree calf, red leather spine label, spine lettered and stamped in gilt. Stock#NS0223. In slipcase.

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The Rev. John Ballantyne  
Ballantyne on the Mind: An Examination of the Human Mind

Publisher: William Blackwood and T. Cadell 1828.
Condition: Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. Half Leather - spine and corners bound in leather, tan marbled covers, paste-on spine title, bagged for protection, approx. 5.5" x 8.5", heavy split interior front cover, nearly detached front cover, large chips/tears to edges of boards, musty odor, heavy foxing throughout, faded and stained pages, clean interior pages.

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