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The Orchid in Lore and Legend.

By: Berliocchi, Luigi

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Oregon, Timber Press: 2001

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 1678

ISBN: 0881924911

Condition: Fine


8vo. 184 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Translated by Lenore Rosenberg and Anita Weston. Firsy published in1996 as "Il flore degli dei, l'orchideadel mito alla storia" by Nuovo Equilibri, Viterbo, Italy. Foreword by Henry Oakley. Richly illustrated throughout with black and white period engravings and paintings and full page color plates from Warner and Williams "The Orchid Album". An account of the discovery of the orchid and it's place in literature, religion, the arts, magic, cuisine, lore and legend. Also included is an account of the most popular genera and their cult... View more info

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Short Title Catalogue of Eighteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine.

By: Blake, John B.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Martino Publishing: 1998

Edition: Later Reprint

Seller ID: 2353

ISBN: 1578980860

Condition: As New


501 pgs. Fine condition tan cloth hardcover, As New, clean, crisp, unmarked. Martino Limited Reprint Edition, limited to 100 copies. List of works printed from 1701 through 1800 which are held in the History of medicine Collection of the National Library of Medicine. Approximately 25,000 items, both monographs and serials, are included which had not been recorded in either the Index-Catalogue or The National Union Catalog Pre-1956 imprints. ISBN 1578980860 #2353 View more info

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A Bibliography of Internal Medicine : Communicable Diseases

By: Bloomfield, Arthur

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Mansfield Center, CT, U.S.A., Martino Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Printing Thus

Seller ID: 1356

ISBN: 1578982391

Condition: Fine


8vo. viii. 560 pgs. As New fine condition hardcover, green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. This is a facsimile of the 1958 edition published by the University of Chicago Press. Bibliographical entries are arranged within categories of specific diseases, with an abstract of the contents for each cited publication. These communicable diseases are covered: Typhoid Fever, Cholera, Bacillary Dysentery, Plague, Brucella Infection, Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Scarlet Fever, Erysipelas, Rheumatic Fever, Meningococcal Infection, Gonorrhea and Gonococcal Infection, Tuberculosis, Leprosy,... View more info

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Francis Bacon. The Temper of a Man.

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co., Boston. 1963. First Edition.: 1963

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 376

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 245 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good jacket. Maroon cloth, illustrated frontis portrait. Dust jacket has several small closed tears and chips, with protective cover. Illus. with black and white plates. Biography of Sir Francis Bacon in five parts: Prologue, Lord Bacon's Reputation; An Elizabethan Eden 1561-1579; The Struggle to rise 1579-1613; Bacon Ascending 1613-1620; impeachment 1621; A Noble Five Years 1621-1626. #376. View more info

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The Psychoneuroses and Their Treatment by Psychotherapy.

By: Dejerine, J. And Gauckler, E.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & London, J.B. Lippincott Co.: 1913

Edition: Second English Edition

Seller ID: 2514

Condition: Very Good


xii. 395 pgs. Very Good condition red cloth hardcover. Gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, faint sun-faded shadow on front board. Authorized English translation by Smith Ely Jelliffee. This is an original 1913 printing of the second English edition, not a modern reprint. Binding sound, small top edge tear on pg xii, text clean and unmarked. Owner name (R.L. Williston, Northampton, Mass.) stamped on front and rear endpapers. [R.L. Williston was proprietor and sole manufacturer of Payson's Indelible Ink in the early 20th century]. Chapters: Part I. Ana... View more info

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Fractures and Dislocations for Practitioners

By: Geckeler, Edwin O., M.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1940. 2nd Ed.: 1940

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 526

Condition: Very Good


8vo. xii. 314 pgs. Very Good. Green cloth, gilt lettering, light wear at spine edges. Embossed decorative front cover. Scattered shallow scratches to back board. Owner initials with date on upper text block near spine, else clean and unmarked with black and white drawings, figures and radiograms throughout. Part I - Fractures, with general considerations and treatment followed by chapters devoted to specific anatomical parts. Part II - Dislocations organized similarly. #526. View more info

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A Practical Handbook of Medical Chemistry.Applied to Clinical Research and the Detection of Poisons

By: Greene, William H.

Price: $73.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry C. Lea's Son & Co.: 1880

Edition: No Additional or Previous Printings

Seller ID: 2554

Condition: Very Good


xii. 310pgs+adv. Very Good cloth hardcover, dark green with gilt lettering to spine. Binding tight, owner name and bookplate on front endpaper, clean and unmarked but for a few scattered checkmarks and an underlined formula in the rear appendix section. Based in part on "Bowman's Medical Chemistry". Black and white illustrations throughout. Contents include: Preface. Introduction.Manipulation: solution, extraction,extracion, filtration, dialysis, evaporation, dessication, incineration; I. Organic Proximate Principles Taking Part in the Animay Economy: [various preparations, detection a... View more info

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Devils, Drugs and Doctors. The Story of the Science of Healing from Medicine-Man to Doctor.

By: Haggard, Howard W.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1929

Edition: No Additional or Previous Printings

Seller ID: 2558

Condition: Good to Very Good


xxii.405pgs. Good to Very Good condition black cloth hardcover. Corners rubbed, rear hinge loose but holding well, general wear to covers. Light foxing to enpapers, frontis and title page. Generously illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, woodcuts, portaits. Parts and Chapters: The Conquest of Death at Birth: Childbirth and Civilization, Sairey Gamps and the Midmen, The Compassion of Peter Chamberlen, "A Gentleman with Clean Hands May Carry the Disease"; The Story of Anaesthesia: "In Sorrow Thou Shalt Bring Forth Children"; The Progress of Surgery: Making an Anat... View more info

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for Educational Institutions and General Readers.

By: Hutchison, Joseph C.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Maynard, Merrill, & Co.: 1894

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 2561

Condition: Good to Very Good


vi.327 pgs. Good to very good condition decorated red cloth hardcover., light wear to cloth at edges and corners with fraying to spine ends and bottom left edge of spine bordering front cover. Binding sound. Previous owner name in neat script of front endpaper, a spot of foxing to edge of frontis plate, else clean and unmarked. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, tables and several colored plates. Chapters: The Framework of the Body, The Muscles, The Integument or Skin, The Chemistry of Food, The Use of the Microscope in the Sudy of Physiology. Appendix: Poisons and Their Ant... View more info

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The Elements of Physiology and Hygiene. A Text-book for Educational Institutions.

By: Huxley, Thomas H. And Wm. Jay Youmans MD

Price: $76.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1868

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated

Seller ID: 2399

Condition: Very Good


x. 420 pgs.+ adv. Very Good condition blue hardcover, leather spine with gilt lettering, pebbled texture boards. Binding sound, rubbing to spine at edges and corners, scattered light foxing, text otherwise clean and unmarked, illustrated with detailed black and white drawings throughout. Original printing, not a modern reprint. From an era where the study of medicine and hygiene was intertwined, holistic and interdisciplinary in approach. Chapters: Relations of Physiology to Other Branches of Science, A General View of the Structure and Function of the Human Body, The Vascular System and the C... View more info

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Four Thousand Years of Pharmacy. An Outline History of Pharmacy and the Allied Sciences.

By: Lawall

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1927

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2553

Condition: Good to Very Good


xv.665 pgs. Good to Very Good. Illustrated with 64 black and white plates including frontis of a section of the Eders papyrus, one of the oldest pharmaceutical works known. Red cloth hard cover, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, top edge of text blockmatching red. Corners and edges rubbed and frayed, binding strong and sound. Faint lettering lower spine and owner name on front endpaper, light foxing to frontis, title page and the backs of some of the illustrations. Contents: I. Ancient Pharmacy and its Earliest Side-Line -Medicine. Science in Embryo. II. Pharmacy During the Greek, Alexa... View more info

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A Compend of Medical Chemistry Inorganic and Organic Including Urinary Analysis. [Blakiston's Quiz Compends]

By: Leffmann, Henry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, P. Blakiston's Son & Co., Inc.: 1911

Edition: Fifth Edition Revised

Seller ID: 2255

Condition: Very Good


vii.200pgs. Very Good brown cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, with 3/4 inch worn through along spine edge at bottom corner. Binding sound, contents clean and unmarked. Advertisements of additional Blakiston's textbooks for medical students on front and rear endpapers. Contents: General Principles: Elements, notation, nomenclature, laws of combination, valency, electrical reactions, reactions, radicles [sic], acids, bases and salts, volume combination, stoichiometry, classification. Descriptive Chemistry: Groups, hydrogen, oxygen, chlorin... View more info

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[Diseases of the Horse] Special Report on Diseases of the Horse.

By: Pearson, Michener, Law, Harbaugh, Trumbower, Liautard, Holcombe, Huidekoper, Stiles, Mohler and Adams.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1907

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 1512

Condition: Good


608 pgs. Good condition brown cloth hardcover. Original binding sound. Wear and rubbing to cloth at corners and spine edges. Rubbed spots on cloth at top of spine, scattered worn spots on front and rear boards. Endpapers lightly foxed, internally very good, clean and unmarked. Numerous detailed illustrations in black and white and multi tone are all present. Contents (chapters by various authors): the examination of a sick horse, methods of administering medicines, diseases of the digestive organs, diseases of the urinary organs, diseases of the respiratory organs, diseases of the generative o... View more info

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Hand Atlas of Human Anatomy. Vols. I,II,III. Set.

By: Spalteholz, Werner

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1906

Edition: Second English Edition

Seller ID: 2555

Condition: Good to Very Good


Good to Very Good condition red cloth hardcovers, 3 vol. set of vi.871pgs. Not dated, circa early twentieth century (1906 in author's conclusion Vol. III.). Illustrated throughout in black and white as well as multicolored ink drawings, incredibly detailed, rendered from dissections and formalin preserved organs. This type of medical illustration can now be considered a lost art. Bindings sound, text and illustrations clean and unmarked, some rubbing to edges and corners of cloth with an ink spot and faded tape marks at corners to cloth and endpapers. Front enpapers are gift inscribed to and f... View more info

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Prescription Formula for Eye Wash, Rx [Vintage Ephemera]

By: Thomas Dixon, Thomas Lamb

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York,

Seller ID: 2444

Condition: Very Good


Vintage prescription form. Very Good condition vintage oculist's hand written prescription for an eye wash formula, with pharmacist's envelope in which it had been folded, undated, circa early twentieth century. Oculist is Thomas Dixon, M.D. in the Arbuckle Building, 367 to 373 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY. Pharmacist is Thomas Lamb, 84 Livingston St. Brooklyn NY. #2444. View more info