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Category: All Categories: Medical: General: Epidemics
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Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839  
Narrativa Della Febbre Maligna Detta Febbre Gialla...
Publisher: Livorno 1794. Presso Carlo Giorgi....
xix, 137, [9] p. (a10, A-H8, I10; I10 blank but genuine). Title continues: Che Ha Ultimamente Regnato In Filadelfia Con La Descrizione Dei Progressi Che Ebbero Luogo Sopra Quest' Oggetto In Differenti Parti Degli Stati-Uniti Di America Per Matteo Carey Filadelfia 1793. Traduzione Dall' Inglese. Carey's account of the yellow fever epidemic that swept Philadelphia in 1793 is one of the earliest scientific books first printed in the United States to be translated into Italian. Translation of Evans 25255; Austin 408. Bound in contemporary brown spotted paper boards; spine partially perished, separated at lower front; dampstains throughout. Stock#OB119.

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Councilman, W. T. (William Thomas), 1854-1933. F. B. Mallory, J. H. Wright  
Epidemic Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis and its Relation to Other Forms of Meningitis
Publisher: Massachusetts State Board of Health [1898?].
x, 178 p., charts, 8 color heliotype plates; 23 cm. This study of cerebrospinal meningitis, an important epidemiological approach to public health, was conducted by William Thomas Councilman (1854-1933), Frank Burr Mallory (1822-1941), and James Homer Wright (1869-1925), three doctors "From the Sears Pathological Laboratory and the Laboratories of the Boston City Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital". Bound in red marbled boards, 3/4 maroon leather, spine stamped in gold; corners & edges rubbed; VG. Stock#OB195.

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Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Aitken, G. A. Strausfeld, Peter, illustrator.  
Journal of the Plague Year. Introduction by G. A. Aitken.

Publisher: London, Dent / NY, Dutton [1962]. Everyman's Library #289.
"...when plague struck Marseilles in 1720... Defoe, with journalistic prescience, seized upon it to write... the story of how London had fared in [1665]. ...There is little doubt that Defoe paints an historically accurate picture..." xiii, 295 p.; pictorial paper covers (design by Peter Strausfeld); VG+. 35350.

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Dennis, David T., Kenneth L. Gage, Norman Gratz, Jack D. Poland and Evgueni Tikhomirov.  
Plague Manual. Epidemiology, Distribution, Surveillance and Control.

Publisher: Geneva: World Health Organization, 1999..
Glossy softcover. 8 1/4"x 11 3/4". 172 pp. As New. Soft Cover. ISBN: plague

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Fuller, John G. (Grant) 1913-1990  
Fever! The Hunt for a New Killer Virus. [Lassa Fever]

Publisher: N.Y., Reader's Digest/ Dutton, 1974.
297 p. iluus., map 224 cm. Lassa Fever appeared in the northeast Nigerian city of Lassa in 1969. A deadly, difficult virus, it appeared unstopable, killing anyone who came in contact with it, until researchers in Atlanta were able to control it. A dramatic story. Stock# 30,203. Vg/ dj good+, corner nick.

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Haygarth, John, 1740-1827  
A Letter to Dr. Percival on the Prevention of Infectious Fevers...]
Publisher: [Bath & London, 1801].
8vo; 1 p.l., 188 p. Title continues: [and an address to the College of Physicians at Philadelphia on the Prevention of the American Pestilence.] Cf. Garrison/Morton 4492. "Haygarth was a pioneer epidemiologist in England. He demonstrated the uselessness of Elisha Perkins's metallic tractors by obtaining the same results with wooden ones..." Includes "An Address to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, on the prevention of the American Pestilence," pp. 143-165. Imperfect: lacks title-page; first two & last three leaves repaired, rebound by Knowlton in full leather. Stock#OB279 (iab).

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Matossian, Mary Kilbourne.  
Poisons of the Past. Molds, Epidemics, and History.

Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989..
Reprint. 190+ pp. VG. Soft Cover. ISBN: mycotoxins; early modern europe; witch hunts; salem witch hunts

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Webster, Noah, 1758-1843  
A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Diseases; with the Principal Phenomena of the Physical World... Volume II
Publisher: Hartford: Printed by Hudson & Goodwin, 1799.
VOLUME TWO ONLY: [4], 352 p.; 22 cm. Title continues: Which Precede and Accompany Them, and Observations Deduced from the Facts Stated. Volume 2 considers "the relationships of all the phenomena related to epidemic diseases as well as presenting [Webster's] views on contagion, infection, and the role of preventive medicine in pestilential diseases." Errata, p. [4]. An 1816 owner signature. Evans 36687; Sabin 102341; Austin 2023; Yale Cushing W92. Bound in contemporary full leather; very good. Stock#OB799.

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Winslow, Charles-Edward Amory, 1877-1957  
The Conquest of Epidemic Disease: A Chapter in the History of Ideas

Publisher: NY, Hafner, 1967.
xiii, 411 p., index. 23.5 cm. First pub. Princeton UP, 1943. The standard history of how medicine has coped with epidemics. Garrison-Morton 1666. IAB. Stock# 30,180, Vg/ no dj.

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Ziegler, Philip  
The Black Death

Publisher: Alan Sutton Dover, NH, 1993.
Fine in Fine dust jacket, Hardcover Black cl. Illus (color & B&W art repros, B&W photos, map) . Notes, biblio, index; Large 8vo; vi + 249 pages

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