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Letters to the People on Health and Happiness.

By: Beecher, Catharine E.; [Gleason, Rachel Brooks]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1855

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2012766

Condition: Good


1856 2nd printing. Boards a bit rubbed with minor loss from spine head & foot, hinges just starting, ink name (Henry Hardwicke) on title page. 1855 Hard Cover. vi, 192, [1], 29 pp. 8vo. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Hoolihan 276. In reference to the original edition, Hoolihan states, Beecher expresses anxieties reflective of a nation in the midst of unpredictable economic, social and religious change... Like Sylvester Graham and other health reform authors, Beecher harkens to a simpler and more pure era in American life, when children did not have 'sallow or pale complexions, or look... View more info

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Cecil-Loeb Textbook of Medicine

By: Beeson, Paul B.; McDermott, Walsh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company: 1963

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 2282961

Condition: Very Good


Eleventh edition, complete in one volume. No jacket, edges very lightly rubbed, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1963 Large Hardcover. xlv, 1835, lx pp. CONTENTS: The Infectious Diseases: Viral Diseases - Rickettsial Diseases - Bacterial Diseases - The Mycoses - Spirochtal Infections - Protozoan Infections - Diseases Caused by Metazoa; Diseases of Allergy; Diseases of Connective Tissue (The Collagen Diseases); Granulomatous Diseases of Unproved Etiology; Diseases of the Skin; Diseases of the Bronchopulmonary System; Diseases of the Cardiovascular System; Diseases of the Kidneys; Diseases... View more info

Image for Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

By: Begy, Joseph A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison: 1889

Seller ID: 2072371

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed and faded, minimal loss from spine foot, pencil name on verso of front endpaper. 1889 Hard Cover. 258, 1-13, 16 pp. (fourteen pages of terminal ads, paginated incorrectly). 8vo. A collection of recipes for the creation of various toiletries such as toothpaste, skin cream, tonics for baldness, perfumes and colognes, remedies for burns and other injuries, and household cleaners. Quite scarce - five in OCLC, no auction records. Hoolihan 287. View more info

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The Sources of Health and Disease in Communities; or, Elementary Views of 'Hygiene,' Illustrating its Importance to Legislators, Heads of Families, &c.

By: Belinaye, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Allen and Ticknor: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2072620

Condition: Good


First American edition. Rebound with new endpapers. First two gatherings stained. 1833 Hard Cover. vii, 160 pp. 12mo. A medical treatise by the surgeon to the Duchess of Kent, offering some theories about possible causes of the spread of disease. View more info

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Medical Organization and Medical Biography of Seneca County, New York: An Historical Sketch of the Seneca County Medical Society, with Some Account of its Living and of its Pioneer Members, to which is added Biographical Sketches of all other physicians, not members of the Society, who have practiced the Art in Seneca County, New York, together with brief sketches of Williard State Hospital, Seneca Fall Hospital and the Waterloo Memorial Hospital

By: Bellows, M.D., Lester W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Manzler Publishing Company: 1926

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197278

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy. Signed by Lester W. Bellows (Compiler) to Dr. H.J. Knickerbocker, inscribed: May the possession of this volume be a constant reminder of my friendship, dated Feb. 21, 1927. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pages toned. 1926 Hard Cover. vii, 429 pp. At the annual meeting of the Seneca County Medical Society held at Waterloo, N.Y., July 23, 1885, a resolution was introduced by the late Dr. Samuel R. Welles, and adopted by the society, that a committee be appointed which should prepare biographical sketches of members of the society from its earliest history to the (then... View more info

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The Dual Brain: Hemispheric Specialization in Humans (UCLA Forum in Medical Sciences, Number 26)

By: Benson, D. Frank; Zaidel, Eran

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Guilford Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197267

ISBN: 0898626439

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket toned. 1985 Hard Cover. xviii, 430 pp. First edition. UCLA Forum in Medical Sciences, Number 26. Contributors to this volume have investigated and demonstrated a number of processes that function asymmetrically within the two hemispheres of the brain. This includes research concerning the extent to which cerebral hemispheres constitute distinct and complete cognitive systems with different perceptions, memories, problem-solving strategies, and personalities. The wide-ranging implications, as well as the apparent limitations, of dual brain theory are covered in detail, in... View more info

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Minnesota; Its Character and Climate. Likewise Sketches of Other Resorts Favorable to Invalids; together with Copious Notes on Health; also Hints to Tourists and Emigrants.

By: Bill, Ledyard

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Wood & Holbrook: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012770

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge faintly stained, boards lightly rubbed. 1871 Hard Cover. 205, [9] pp. 12mo. Brown pebbled cloth, gilt titles. Woodcut frontispiece of 'Minnehaha, Laughing Water'. Hoolihan 323: 'By general consent,' Bill informs us, 'Minnesota has enjoyed a superior reputation for climate, soil, and scenery beyond that of any other state in the Union, with, perhaps, a single exception [i.e., Florida]'. Bill gives particular attention to Minnesota's reputation as a resort for consumptives. He attributes the salubrious effect of the state's climate on those suffering from pulmonary tuberc... View more info

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James Miner of Winchester

By: Black, Carl E. [Ellsworth]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1928

Seller ID: 2073582

Condition: Good


Former Edward G. Miner Collection copy (University of Rochester Medical Library), with Miner's name in pencil on front endpaper, usual library marks. 1928 Hard Cover. 8 pp. Photographic portrait of James Miner, facsimiles of several documents. A biography of the graduate of the Jefferson Medical College (1861), whose son Edward G. Miner made his fortune in the manufacturing industry, and worked closely with the University of Rochester to develop its collections. View more info

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A Short Title Catalogue of Eighteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine (DHEW Publication No. (NIH) 79-104)

By: Blake, John B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Library of Medicine / U.S. Government Printing Office: 1979

Seller ID: 2077044

Condition: Near Fine


Spine base faintly bumped. 1979 Hard Cover. 501 pp. 4to. A bibliography of roughly 25,000 titles printed on the subject of medical science during the 1700s, arranged alphabetically by author. View more info

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Proceedings and Debates of the Third National Quarantine and Sanitary Convention, Held in the City of New York, April 27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th, 1859. (Board of Councilmen, September 19, 1859, Document No. 9)

By: Board of Councilmen; Collar, Chas.; Anderson, Wm.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Edmund Jones & Co., Printers to Board of Councilmen: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2034952

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small light spot on front board, pencil name on front blanks. 1859 Hard Cover. 728 pp. 8vo. Original blind-stamped brown pebbled cloth, gilt titles. The proceedings of a 19th century conference designed to establish protocols for quarantine and other efforts associated with public sanitation and disease prevention. View more info

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Proceedings and Debates of the Third National Quarantine and Sanitary Convention, Held in the City of New York, April 27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th, 1859. (Board of Councilmen, September 19, 1859, Document No. 9)

By: Board of Councilmen; Collar, Chas.; Anderson, Wm.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Edmund Jones & Co., Printers to Board of Councilmen: 1859

Seller ID: 2072335

Condition: Good


Former library copy with marks on spine & front endpaper. Spine head & foot rubbed, front hinge just starting. 1859 Hard Cover. 728 pp. 8vo. Original blind-stamped brown pebbled cloth, gilt titles. The proceedings of a 19th century conference designed to establish protocols for quarantine and other efforts associated with public sanitation and disease prevention. View more info

Image for An Inquiry into the Cause of Natural Death, or Death from Old Age. Developing a New and Certain Method of Preventing the Consolidation or Ossification of the Body, and of Thus Indefinitely Prolonging Vigorous, Elastic, and Buoyant Health; and of Rendering Parturition Easy and Safe.

An Inquiry into the Cause of Natural Death, or Death from Old Age. Developing a New and Certain Method of Preventing the Consolidation or Ossification of the Body, and of Thus Indefinitely Prolonging Vigorous, Elastic, and Buoyant Health; and of Rendering Parturition Easy and Safe.

By: Bostwick, Homer

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Stringer and Townsend: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012774

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards stained along fore-edge, ink name on front endpapers. 1851 Hard Cover. viii, 152 pp. 12mo. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Bostwick attributes aging's deleterious effects on the body to 'calcareous earthy matter' derived from food and drink that virtually hardens the tendons, ligaments, heart, muscles, blood vessels, etc. until the entire body, 'once elastic, healthy, active and lively... becomes rigid, diseased, feeble'. 'Life is extinguished by successive gradations,' Bostwick observes, 'and death is the last term in the succession.' Bostwick maintains that phos... View more info

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Spine-Motion

By: Bradstreet, Hobart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1924

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2059253

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Includes all five photographic plates (laid in). Pencil name on front endpaper. 1924 Hard Cover. 27, [1] pp. From a 1922 Popular Science Monthly article by William R. Durgin: 'Mr. Bradstreet has evolved from his 25-year experience with spinal mechanics a simple, boiled-down formula of just five movements.' Durgin goes on to explain that Bradstreet was good friends with Elbert Hubbard of the Roycrofters, and that he and Bradstreet originally met at the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, NY. View more info

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Remarks on the Influence of Mental Cultivation and Mental Excitement upon Health.

By: Brigham, Amariah

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lea and Blanchard: 1845

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2039743

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Corners rubbed, rear board lightly soiled, lightly foxed. 1845 Hard Cover. xxviii, 204 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Black cloth, gilt titles. A work discussing the physical and mental education of females. Hoolihan 411: The third American edition includes the notes added to the Glasgow and London editions by their editors Robert Macnish and James Simpson. From Hoolihan's description of the 1833 original: In Sections V-VIII Brigham extends his study of mental overstimulation to the population as a whole, and adds heart disease and dyspepsia to the list of its resulting disorders. In ... View more info

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Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places

By: Brill, Steve Wildman; Dean, Evelyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hearst Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295114

ISBN: 0688114253

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Faint smudge on bottom page ridge. 1994 Large Softcover. xii, 317 pp. Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places shows readers how to find and prepare more than five hundred different plants for nutrition and better health. It includes information on common plants such as mullein (a tea made from the leaves and flowers suppresses a cough), stinging nettle (steam the leaves and you have a tasty dish rich in iron), cattail (cooked stalks taste similar to corn and are rich in protein), and wild apricots (an infusio... View more info

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Charlatan: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam

By: Brock, Pope

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196232

ISBN: 0307339882

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Rear jacket flap stained. 2008 Hard Cover. 324 pp. In 1917, after years of selling worthless patent remedies throughout the Southeast, John R. Brinkley–America’s most brazen young con man–arrived in the tiny town of Milford, Kansas. He set up a medical practice and introduced an outlandish surgical method using goat glands to restore the fading virility of local farmers. It was all nonsense, of course, but thousands of paying customers quickly turned “Dr.” Brinkley into America’s richest and most famous surgeon. His notoriety captured the attention of the great quac... View more info

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Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics (Monograph Series on Schizophrenia, No. 3)

By: Brody, Eugene B.; Redlich, Fredrick C.; Knight, Robert P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International Universities Press, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2208422

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. No jacket, lettering on spine lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 1952 Hard Cover. 246 pp. CONTENTS: Preface by the Editors; Robert P. Knight - Introduction; Fredrick C. Redlich - The Concept of Schizophrenia and Its Implications for Therapy; Eugene B. Brody - The Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Review; Frieda Fromm-Reichmann - Some Aspects of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics; Jacob A. Arlow - Discussion of Dr. Fromm-Reichmann's Paper; David Wright - Discussion of Dr. Fromm-Reichmann's Paper; K.R. Eissler - Remarks on the Psychoanalysis of Schizophrenia; Ruth Wilma... View more info

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The Story of Clinical Pulmonary Tuberculosis

By: Brown, Lawrason

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Williams & Wilkins Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2034930

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 2 inch tear to jacket spine head, jacket edges rubbed, jacket spine faded. 1941 Hard Cover. ix, 411 pp. 8vo. A history of clinical pulmonary tuberculosis by one of the foremost American specialists, edited from his notes and published posthumously. Bibliography and index follow text. Garrison-Morton 3243. Heirs of Hippocrates 603.5 (describing Richard Morton's work on the subject): In reviewing the development of knowledge, Lawrason Brown notes that by the closing years of the seventeenth century 'nothing was known concerning phthisis before the stage of ulceration… [and that ... View more info

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Framed Cover of The Saturday Evening Post, Nov. 23, 1918, Featuring Trench Warfare Scene of American Red Cross Service Dog in World War I

By: Bull, Charles Livingston

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Saturday Evening Post: 1918

Seller ID: 2195339

Condition: Near Fine


Faintly toned. 1918 Print. A poignant illustration by Charles Livingston Bull, well-known for the illustrations he provided for several of Jack London's works (most notably The Call of the Wild). An American Red Cross service dog is pictured holding a helmet in its mouth, ostensibly belonging to a soldier wounded in the trenches and in need of medical assistance. Barbed wire stretches across the background. Keywords: WWI MILITARY MEDICAL View more info

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Lydia Pinkham is Her Name

By: Burton, Jean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161061

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine & edges lightly faded. 1949 Hard Cover. 279 pp. 8vo. A biography of the producer of Lydia Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, an alternative cure for ailments associated with menstruation and menopause, which is still manufactured (under a different name) today. Bibliographic notes & essay and index follow text. View more info

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Mr Guy's Hospital, 1726-1948 [Thomas Guy]

By: Cameron, H.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275145

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Two ink names on front endpaper, one crossed out. 1954 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 520 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece of Thomas Guy by John Vanderbank. A Guy's Hospital of London, originally established to treat 'incurables' from St Thomas'. View more info

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A Roumanian Diary [Romanian]

By: Carossa, Hans; Scott, Agnes Neill (Translator)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201689

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Ink name mostly erased from front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. 173 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles. Memoirs of a German military doctor who acted as a field surgeon during World War I, originally published as Rumanisches Tagebuch in 1928. Carossa also wrote novels and poems. View more info

Image for Principles of Human Physiology, with Their Chief Applications to Psychology, Pathology, Therapeutics, Hygiene, and Forensic Medicine.

Principles of Human Physiology, with Their Chief Applications to Psychology, Pathology, Therapeutics, Hygiene, and Forensic Medicine.

By: Carpenter, William B.; Smith, Francis Gurney

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Blanchard and Lea: 1858

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2286495

Condition: Very Good


'A New American Edition, from the Last London Edition.' Edges rubbed, ink name and pencil gift note on front endpaper. 1858 Full-Leather. Edited, with additions, by Francis Gurney Smith. 261 engraved illustrations, including two plates. A treatise on human physiology by the examiner in physiology and comparative anatomy in the University of London, who was also Professor of Medical Jurisprudence in University College and President of the Microscopical Society of London. Carpenter was a staunch advocate of temperance, and wrote several works about the dangers of using and abusing alcohol, in wh... View more info

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Clare Tristan, Arctic Nurse

By: Case, Joyce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brockhampton Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290226

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink scribble on font jacket flap. pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, ink gift note on front endpaper verso, pages lightly toned. 1965 Hard Cover. 152 pp. Clare Tristan enters a new world when she steps off the plane at Blizzard Point in the North-West Territories of Canada, to start work at a government nursing station. In the isolation of the life she shares with her colleague, Andrea, she comes to learn so much about the land and the people with whom she has chosen to work. View more info

Image for The Thomsonian Practice of Medicine; Containing the Names, and a Description of the Virtues and Uses of the Medicines Belonging to This System of Practice; Also, Directions for Giving the Proper Quantity of Each Article for a Dose; together with the Names and Symptoms of the Different Forms of Disease, and Ample Directions for Curing the Same, with Those Excellent Remedies.

The Thomsonian Practice of Medicine; Containing the Names, and a Description of the Virtues and Uses of the Medicines Belonging to This System of Practice; Also, Directions for Giving the Proper Quantity of Each Article for a Dose; together with the Names and Symptoms of the Different Forms of Disease, and Ample Directions for Curing the Same, with Those Excellent Remedies.

By: Chambers, Reuben

Price: $395.00

Publisher: R. Chambers, Printer: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012758

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rebound in black cloth with gilt titles, new endpapers and flyleafs. Top page edge lightly stained. 1842 Hard Cover. 449, [2] pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Hoolihan 581: Having purchased a 'right' to Thomson's system, Chambers justifies the publication of an additional and seemingly extra-legal text on the botanic practice in his preface: 'I have owned a right to this incomparable system of medicine about seven years; and, by attention and application thereto, have obtained so competent a knowledge of it, that I confidently believe that no one will be disappointed, or ever regret pur... View more info

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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Bea Wright Story (Signed by Subject)

By: Chappell, Eleanor; O'Connor, Basil; Hayes, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chilton Company - Book Division: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1905645

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Extensively inscribed, signed, and dated Nov. 8, 1961 by Bea Wright on front endpaper, to Mrs. Howard Wood, a worker in the Mothers' March. She mentions the March of Dimes, the charity founded by FDR, who also suffered from the disease. Lacks jacket. Spine lightly faded. 1960 Hard Cover. ix, 105 pp. A biography of the dedicated activist who fought to raise awareness of, and support research towards a cure for, polio - the disease that confined her to a wheelchair. View more info

Image for Observations on the Diseases Incident to Pregnancy and Childbed. (Dunglison's American Medical Library.) [with] A Second Appeal to the People of Pennsylvania on the Subject of an Asylum for the Insane Poor of the Commonwealth.

Observations on the Diseases Incident to Pregnancy and Childbed. (Dunglison's American Medical Library.) [with] A Second Appeal to the People of Pennsylvania on the Subject of an Asylum for the Insane Poor of the Commonwealth.

By: Churchill, Fleetwood; Cope, Thomas P.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Adam Waldie: 1840

Seller ID: 2026808

Condition: Good


Former copy of Genesee County Memorial Library - bookplate on front endpaper, boards rubbed, endpapers heavily foxed, a few pages in text foxed. 1840 Full-Leather. iv, 290; 20 pp. 8vo. Full calf, black morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. A follow-up to Churchill's earlier work On the Diseases of Females. Includes a short appeal to the people of Pennsylvania on the subject of an asylum for the insane poor. View more info

Image for Ship Fever, So Called; Its History, Nature, and Best Treatment. The Fiske Fund Prize Dissertation, for 1849. Printed by Order of the Rhode Island Historical Society.

Ship Fever, So Called; Its History, Nature, and Best Treatment. The Fiske Fund Prize Dissertation, for 1849. Printed by Order of the Rhode Island Historical Society.

By: Clark, Henry G. [Grafton]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields.: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2009349

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly foxed, two faint stains on front board, 1 inch tear to spine base. 1850 Hard Cover. 48 pp. Grey paper-covered boards, paper label on front board. A brief history and medical guide for British Typhus, which the author is careful to distinguish from typhoid fever. Sabin 13297. View more info

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Syllabus of a Course of Popular Lectures on Physiology, with an Outline of the Principles which Govern the Gradual Development of the Faculties of Mind and Body.

By: Coates, Reynell

Price: $95.00

Publisher: C. Sherman & Co., Printers: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012662

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges a bit rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1840 Soft Cover. 23, [1] pp. Green wrappers, black titles, sewn binding. Hoolihan 683: Coates provides the outlines of twelve lectures intended 'to diffuse as widely as possible throughout the community a knowledge of certain general principles connected with the development of the animal frame, with the applicability of these principles to the every-day business of life, the promotion of health and happiness'. In printed wrapper. View more info

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The University of Rochester Medical Center: Teaching, Discovering, Caring (75 Years of Achievement, 1925-2000)

By: Cohen, Jules; Joynt, Robert J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2206725

ISBN: 1580460836

Condition: Near Fine


Two gift notes to title page, page ridges very faintly foxed. Near Fine. 2000 Hard Cover. xiv, 339 pp. This commemorative volume tells the story of how a relatively small, university-based medical school over the course of 75 years became a national leader in medical research, health care, and their reform. Black & white photographs. Organized to reflect the three major missions of the University of Rochester Medical Center, this book reviews the distinctive achievements in teaching, research and clinical service over the 75 years of the Medical Center's history. Individual chapters on undergr... View more info