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A Complete Practical Treatise on Venereal Diseases and Their Immediate and Remote Consequences : Including Observations on Certain Affections of the Uterus, Attended with Discharges, Acton, William
1 Acton, William A Complete Practical Treatise on Venereal Diseases and Their Immediate and Remote Consequences : Including Observations on Certain Affections of the Uterus, Attended with Discharges
Full leather covers are worn at extremities, scraped and gouged, loose but still attached. Backstrip is lacking bottom two inches, smaller chip at top edge. Black spine label is a little chipped and worn but still quite readable. Inside, one section is completely free of the binding, the remaining text pages are still fairly firmly attached. There is light foxing throughout, but all the pages are quite readable; many pages have little or no foxing. All seven plates and tissue guards are present but foxed. . This is the First American Edition of Victorian physician William Acton's comprehensive work on venereal diseases, with seven plates and numerous drawings. His work led to the Contagious Diseases Act of 1866, which required that all prostitutes be examined for venereal disease and treated at government expense. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 334 pages. H6 NY. NY J. S. Redfield 1846 1st American Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 22608 
Price: 250.00 USD
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A Narrative of The Proceedings of the Black People During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia in the Year 1793, Allen, Richard & Absalom Jones
2 Allen, Richard & Absalom Jones A Narrative of The Proceedings of the Black People During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia in the Year 1793
This is a side-stapled booklet with illustrated card covers, 42 p. A little rubbing to card covers, no other defects. . Describes the great yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1793. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 42 pages. T3 Independence National Historical Park 1993 Reprint Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27683 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Traditional Background to Medical Practice in Nigeria. Institute of African Studies Occasional Publication No. 25, Armstrong, Robert G. , Ed.
3 Armstrong, Robert G. , Ed. The Traditional Background to Medical Practice in Nigeria. Institute of African Studies Occasional Publication No. 25
Book was printed with stenciled pages and card covers, side-stapled with spine area covered with blue tape. Back cover is soiled, corners are bumped, covers have light creasing and bumping. Owner name written on title page with a few inked marks in one paper. Binding is tight, pages are clean and otherwise unmarked. . Papers presented at a seminar held April 20-23, 1966. Twelve papers discuss aspects of the general topic. 99p. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 99 pages. T3 University of Ibadan, Institute of African Studies 1971 1st Edition Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 27825 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Doctors of Death Volume #2 Joseph Mengele, the Evil Doctor, Aziz, Philippe
4 Aziz, Philippe Doctors of Death Volume #2 Joseph Mengele, the Evil Doctor
No defects. Red paper-covered boards with black cloth spine and bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Translated from the French. This is volume two in the series Doctors of Death, describing the evil work of the Nazi death doctors in Auschwitz and other concentration camps. This edition reserved for the Friends of History. A beautiful copy. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 251 pages. J4 Geneva. Geneva Ferni 1976 Hardcover Fine 30118 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Doctors of Death Volume #3  When Man Became a Guinea Pig for Death, Aziz, Philippe
5 Aziz, Philippe Doctors of Death Volume #3 When Man Became a Guinea Pig for Death
Red paper-covered boards with black cloth spine and bright gilt titles to front cover and spine, lacking a small piece of red paper at top edge of back cover, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Translated from the French. This is volume three in the series Doctors of Death, describing the evil work of the Nazi death doctors in Auschwitz and other concentration camps. This edition reserved for the Friends of History. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 254 pages. J4 Geneva. Geneva Ferni 1976 Hardcover Near Fine 30117 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Protein C Pathway, Aznar, Justo & Francisco España, Eds.
6 Aznar, Justo & Francisco España, Eds. Protein C Pathway
A couple of bumps to extremities, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Contents of a Symposium Organized by the Spanish Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. Introduction, ten papers on aspects of the general subject, Discussion. Text is in English. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 146 pages. K6 Barcelona. Barcelona Springer-Verlag Ibérica 1991 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 25464 
Price: 40.00 USD
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A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics (Half Leather), Bartholow, Roberts
7 Bartholow, Roberts A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics (Half Leather)
Original half-leather (corners and spine) binding over dark brown pebbled boards. Leather is rubbed and worn, small tears at head of spine. Binding is tight, bright gilt titles to spine, still attractive. Contents are excellent; pages are very slightly toned, unmarked. Revised and enlarged edition. . A comprehensive, highly detailed compendium of pharmaceuticals and their uses, as well as other treatments for diseases and conditions. Authorities are cited. A solid copy of an important 19th century medical reference, in original binding. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 866 pages. F5 D. Appleton & Co. 1896 9th Edition Hardcover Very Good- 29574 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Venoms: Papers Presented At the First International Conference on Venoms, December 27-30, 1954. AAAS Pub No. 44, Buckley, Eleanor / Porges, Nandor
8 Buckley, Eleanor / Porges, Nandor Venoms: Papers Presented At the First International Conference on Venoms, December 27-30, 1954. AAAS Pub No. 44
Cover is bumped, scuffed, a few light stains, binding is tight and solid. Light waterstain on edge of last few pages. Pages are clean and bright. . Sixty-one (61) technical papers from around the world treat aspects of the general subject : venoms of snakes, toads, marine animals, Gila Monsters, spiders, scorpions, and more. Illustrations, index, 467p. Includes a highly detailed index. A solid copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 467 pages. I4 Washington DC. Washington DC American Association for the Advancement of Science 1958 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 14453 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Ciba Symposia (Vol. 7, November 1945, No. 8) :  Cities and Houses, Caspari-Rosen, Beate, Ed.
9 Caspari-Rosen, Beate, Ed. Ciba Symposia (Vol. 7, November 1945, No. 8) : Cities and Houses
No defects. . Four articles in this fascinating medical journal: The Prehistoric Dwelling, Housing in Antiquity, Housing in the Medieval City, and The Development of Housing and Municipal Sanitation in Modern Times. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 32 pages. D1 CIBA Pharmaceutical Products, Inc. 1945 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 24525 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Health and the Modern City. CIBA Symposia (VOL. 9, May-June 1948, NO. 12), Caspari-Rosen, Beate, Ed.
10 Caspari-Rosen, Beate, Ed. Health and the Modern City. CIBA Symposia (VOL. 9, May-June 1948, NO. 12)
Mild bump and crease to bottom left corner of book, no other defects. . Four articlesl: The Evolution of the Modern City; The Health of Towns and the Early Public Health Movement; Planning for Healthy Cities; Bibliography. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 36 pages. A1 CIBA Pharmaceutical Products, Inc. 1948 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 22910 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Catcott, E. J. & J. F. Smithcors, Eds. Progress in Canine Practice: 3 Physical Volumes in Slipcase: Volume Two, Parts One, Two, and Three
Spines are slightly faded, mild bumping to extremities of spines. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; books appear unread. In a heavily taped slipcase which is Good only. . Part One: surgery, anesthesiology, and radiology; Part Two: infections, neoplasms, and nutrition; Part Three: noninfectious diseases, reproduction, and behavior. Printed on coated paper, these volumes are oversized and quite heavy, in beautiful condition. Scarce as a three volume set. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 1800 pages. E0 Wheaton, IL. Wheaton, IL American Vetinary Publications, Inc. 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24249 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Probe; School of Nursing, Western Reserve University 1929 Yearbook, Class, The Senior
12 Class, The Senior The Probe; School of Nursing, Western Reserve University 1929 Yearbook
Gilt is dulled on front cover, no other defects. Contents are excellent, printed on coated paper. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . 1929 Yearbook for what is now the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 80 pages. T0 Cleveland. Cleveland School of Nursing, Western Reserve University 1929 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine 31179 
Price: 40.00 USD
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13 Cumston, C. G. The History of Medicine from the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century
No defects in book or dust jacket. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread, dust jacket now protected with fresh mylar sleeve. . First Dorset edition of this classic history of medicine, first published in 1926. A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 390 pages. A4 NY. NY Dorset Press 1987 Reprint Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 17037 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Thirsty Muse:   Alcohol and the American Writer, Dardis, Thomas A.
14 Dardis, Thomas A. The Thirsty Muse: Alcohol and the American Writer
Dust jacket has minor creasing at extremities of spine, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Author provides in-depth studies of the drinking life as well as the literary life of Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Hemingway and Eugene O'Neill. Many others could be added to this list, from Edgar Allan Poe to Truman Capote. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 292 pages. F4 Houghton Mifflin 1989 0899193765 / 9780899193762 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 29557 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Gymnastic Treatment for Joint and Muscle Disabilities, Deane, H.E.
15 Deane, H.E. Gymnastic Treatment for Joint and Muscle Disabilities
Lightly faded spine, light wear to extremities of red cloth cover, bookstore name and address stamp on endpapers. A few dog-eared pages, a few instances of pencilled underlining and notes. Binding is tight. . Illustrated with drawings and photos. This is the first, 1918 edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 146 pages. K6 Frowde/Hodder and Stoughton 1918 1st Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 25517 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Devisch, Rene Weaving the Threads of Life: the Khita Gyn-Eco-Logical Healing Cult Among the Yaka
Lightly penciled notes and marks are scattered here and there, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 344 pages. B5 University of Chicago Press 1993 0226143627 / 9780226143620 1st Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 28645 
Price: 11.50 USD
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The Worst of Evils: the Fight Against Pain, Dormandy, Thomas
17 Dormandy, Thomas The Worst of Evils: the Fight Against Pain
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . The history of pain, from the ancient Greeks to the present day. A beautiful copy of the first edition, gift quality. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 560 pages. I3 Yale University Press 2006 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 29913 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Gynecology, Dudley, Emilius C. / Von Bachelle, C.
18 Dudley, Emilius C. / Von Bachelle, C. Gynecology
Vol. 4 in the Practical Medicine Series. Illustrated, index, 227p. Red cloth cover w bright gilt decoration and lettering. Owner's name on front pastedown and stamped lightly in various other places in the books, as well as blindstamped on title page and elsewhere. Corners of cover and extremities of spine are lightly rubbed, no other defects. Pages are clean, bright and crisp, binding tight and square. A beautiful copy of a medical book that is more than 100 years old. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. A1 Chicago. Chicago The Year Book Publisher 1906 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 14998 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Genetic Counseling, Fuhrmann, Walter / Vogel, Friedrich
19 Fuhrmann, Walter / Vogel, Friedrich Genetic Counseling
Wrappers are lightly rubbed. . Fundamentals of clinical genetics and practical guidelines to the assessment of risk factors involved with the most common genetic disorders. . Trade PB. Octavo - 8vo. 188 pages. M2 NY. NY Springer-Verlag 1983 3rd Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 18505 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Evolution of a Medical Center;  A History of Medicine At Duke University to 1941, Gifford, James F
20 Gifford, James F The Evolution of a Medical Center; A History of Medicine At Duke University to 1941
Dust jacket has short tear and slight rubbing, corner crease to front flap, still bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 249 pages. M3 Duke University Press 1972 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 27707 
Price: 16.50 USD
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