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Image for The 75th Anniversary of the Founding of the Dental School of Harvard University: A Record of the Celebration Held at The Harvard Club of Boston, April 16, 1943 [Inscribed by School's Dean, Leroy Mathew Simpson Miner]

The 75th Anniversary of the Founding of the Dental School of Harvard University: A Record of the Celebration Held at The Harvard Club of Boston, April 16, 1943 [Inscribed by School's Dean, Leroy Mathew Simpson Miner]

By: Dental School of Harvard University

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Published by the University: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2073623

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed & signed by the dean, Leroy M.S. Miner: 'To Edgar L. Abt. With appreciation and thanks for your letter and for the portrait which you helped make possible, Leroy M.S. Miner, March 1944.' (he is likely referring to the photographic portrait of himself in the text). 52 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece of Nathan Cooley Keep, portraits of Charles Albert Brackett, Leroy Mathew Simpson Miner, and the entrance to the Harvard Dental School in text. View more info

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Medical Licensure and Discipline in the United States

By: Derbyshire, Robert C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2073607

ISBN: 0801810825

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine slightly faded, jacket price clipped, ink name on front endpaper, minimal pencil marks in text. Very Good. 1979 Hard Cover. xiv, 183 pp. 8vo. A short history of medical licensure and the surveys of law governing medical practice in the U.S. The later chapters deal with legal background for disciplinary actions taken by the licensing boards. View more info

Image for Nineteenth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of Public Charities of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 1888; Also the Report of the General Agent and Secretary Statistics, and The Report of the Committee on Lunacy. (Official Document, No. 12.)

Nineteenth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of Public Charities of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 1888; Also the Report of the General Agent and Secretary Statistics, and The Report of the Committee on Lunacy. (Official Document, No. 12.)

By: Dickinson, Mahlon H.; Biddle, Cadwalader

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Office of Eastern Executive Committee: 1888

Seller ID: 2159936

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, rear hinge beginning to loosen, ink initials and pencil gift note on front endpaper ('M.F. Kooser, Presented by The Hon. J.L. Pugh'). 1888 Hard Cover. cxlv, 226 pp. 8vo. An early source of statistical information related to jails and penitentiaries, insane asylums, miners' hospitals, immigration, almshouses, and other institutions related to rehabilitation or special needs (e.g., The Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind). View more info

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Manual of Dehydrated Culture Media and Reagents

By: Difco Laboratories

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Difco Laboratories / Bacteriological Division of Digestive Ferments Co.: 1933

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2036692

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Boards a bit soiled with minor loss of gilt, ink name on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. 191 pp. Flexible boards, gilt titles. A manual for bacteriological research, released by an early twentieth century chemical laboratory. Index follows text. View more info

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Man's Mission on Earth: A Short Treatise on Diseases of the Genito-Urinary Organs and Accompanying Nervous Diseases, with a Chapter on Syphilis

By: Doctor [Louis J.] Jordan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Isaac Goldmann Co., Printers: 1908

Seller ID: 2199869

Condition: Very Good


Thirty-ninth edition, revised and enlarged, to which is added a glossary of medical terms. Two light wrapper creases, small ink scribble on top corner of front flyleaf. 1908 Trade Paperback. 175 pp. Stapled binding, wrappers. A series of lectures on sexual hygiene and related disorders. A revised and enlarged edition of the 1871 original, with a new chapter on syphilis. Hoolihan 2043 (referencing the original printing): Man's Mission on Earth is a title that was given to several volumes of collected lectures delivered at anatomy museums in Boston, New York and Philadelphia operated by members ... View more info

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Greatest Mysteries of the Unexplained

By: Doncaster, Lucy; Holland, Andrew

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Metro Books: 2007

Seller ID: 2201176

ISBN: 0760791945

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. Near Fine. 2007 Large Hardcover. 208 pp. Includes 100 black-and-white illustrations. A compelling compendium of some the worlds most mystifying conundrums, from strange quirks of nature to supernatural phenomena, this collection of scintillating investigations presents the theories surrounding a diverse range of topics that defy straightforward explanation. Tales are recounted in vivid detail and incorporate all the latest scientific research and conclusions. Where possible, specially chosen images accompany the stories to help explain a particular riddle or provide a deeper insight... View more info

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Good Health: How to Get It - and Keep It

By: Doty, Alvah H. [Hunt]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Macfadden Publications, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2072410

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal loss of gilt from titles. 1928 Hard Cover. viii, 148 pp. 8vo. A domestic medical guide illustrated with black & white photographs. View more info

Image for Dr. Donaldson & Co's. (Improved) Pocket Vaporizing Inhaler. For Applying Medicines in the Treatment of Catarrh, Asthma, Bronchitis, Headache, Diseases of the Lungs and Air Passages, and the Effectual Vaporization of Any Medicine.

Dr. Donaldson & Co's. (Improved) Pocket Vaporizing Inhaler. For Applying Medicines in the Treatment of Catarrh, Asthma, Bronchitis, Headache, Diseases of the Lungs and Air Passages, and the Effectual Vaporization of Any Medicine.

By: Dr. Donaldson & Co.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dr. Donaldson & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 2270671

Condition: Good


No date, circa 1890. Box lid and base moderately stained -- it was likely very difficult to empty the vials of all liquid, so this seems inevitable. Box lid seams splitting, residue in inhaler tubes, weak folds in instructions (probably from being stored in the box). Includes hand-held cylindrical glass vaporizer with two internal glass solution vials, each with a fenestrated rubber stopper. Double-layer glass tubes extend through each stopper and through corks at either end of cylinder: the tube at one end is plain and straight, the tube at the opposite end terminates in a knob shape (the lat... View more info

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Hospital with a Heart: Woman Doctors and the Paradox of Separatism at the New England Hospital, 1862-1969

By: Drachman, Virginia G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197334

ISBN: 0801416248

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Red stain along length of rear jacket. 1984 Hard Cover. 258 pp. ...examines the dilemma that confronted nineteenth- and twentieth-century women doctors as they sought to preserve their all-women's institutions and to succeed in the male-dominated medical profession. It is at once women's history, medical history, institutional history, and a study of the impact of professionalization on women. This book tells the story of one of the most important all-women's hospitals in America, the New England Hospital for Women and Children. From its founding, the hospital provided women doc... View more info

Image for A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the Principal Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America, as they appear in the Caucasian, African, Indian, and Esquimaux Varieties of Its Population., in Two Volumes (First and Second Series)

A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the Principal Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America, as they appear in the Caucasian, African, Indian, and Esquimaux Varieties of Its Population., in Two Volumes (First and Second Series)

By: Drake, Daniel

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Winthrop B. Smith & Co., Publishers: 1850

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2290579

Condition: Very Good


First editions of the original 1850 works and the 1854 'second series'. Volume 1 rebound in cloth with morocco spine labels, with new gilt titles and rules, and new end sheets. Volume 2 retains the original full leather binding and morocco spine label. Vol. 2 edges and a few pages of vol. 1 lightly foxed, front free endpaper of vol. 2 removed. xvi, 878; xix, [3], 985, [5] pp. 8vo. First volume includes 19 maps and charts. Two-page terminal publisher ad in second volume. Garrison-Morton 1777: Vol. 2 posthumously published as 2nd series... This classical contribution to the social history of N. ... View more info

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Practical Essays on Medical Education and the Medical Profession in the United States (Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, Fourth Series, Bibliotheca Medica Americana, Volume V [5])

By: Drake, Daniel; Tucker, David A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1952

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2026218

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpapers, boards lightly toned. 1952 Hard Cover. xvi, 104 pp. A 1952 reissue of the 1832 original, with a new introduction by David A. Tucker. Daniel Drake was a professor at the Medical College of Ohio, and was most well-known for a two volume work on diseases of the interior valley of North America (Garrison-Morton 1777 & 5234.1), specifically for its discussion of the treatment of malaria. View more info

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A Memory of Solferino (Un Souvenir de Solferino), 1864-1939 [Red Cross]

By: Dunant, J. Henry [Henri]; Davis, Norman H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The American National Red Cross: 1939

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291384

Condition: Very Good


First thus. No jacket. Light smudges on rear board. 1939 Hard Cover. 95 pp. Blue boards, gilt on spine. An English translation of the 1862 French original, released for the 75th anniversary of the Treaty of Geneva. A firsthand account of the sufferings of those wounded in the Battle of Solferino. Dunant, a social activist, published his experiences, which led to the creation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in 1863, and the Geneva Convention the following year. Dunant was awarded the first Nobel Peace Prize in 1901. Garrison-Morton 2166. View more info

Image for A Memory of Solferino (Un Souvenir de Solferino), 1864-1939 [Red Cross]

A Memory of Solferino (Un Souvenir de Solferino), 1864-1939 [Red Cross]

By: Dunant, J. Henry [Henri]; Davis, Norman H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The American National Red Cross: 1939

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291385

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. No jacket. A very nice copy. 1939 Hard Cover. 95 pp. Blue boards, gilt on spine. An English translation of the 1862 French original, released for the 75th anniversary of the Treaty of Geneva. A firsthand account of the sufferings of those wounded in the Battle of Solferino. Dunant, a social activist, published his experiences, which led to the creation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in 1863, and the Geneva Convention the following year. Dunant was awarded the first Nobel Peace Prize in 1901. Garrison-Morton 2166. View more info

Image for Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing A Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Physiology, Pathology Hygiene, Therapeutics; Pharmacology; Obstetrics; Medical Jurisprudence; &c, with the French and Other Synonymes; Notices of Climate, and of Celebrated Mineral Waters; Formulae for Various Officinal, Empirical, and Dietetic Preperations, Etc.

Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing A Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Physiology, Pathology Hygiene, Therapeutics; Pharmacology; Obstetrics; Medical Jurisprudence; &c, with the French and Other Synonymes; Notices of Climate, and of Celebrated Mineral Waters; Formulae for Various Officinal, Empirical, and Dietetic Preperations, Etc.

By: Dunglison, Robley

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Blanchard and Lea: 1860

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2203610

Condition: Very Good


Revised and enlarged edition. Light stains to corners, boards rubbed, small pharmacy bookplate (Smith's Homoeopathic Pharmacy) on front endpaper. 1860 Full-Leather. 992 pp., 32-page terminal publisher catalog. 9 x 6. Original full leather. Gilt titles. A comprehensive medical dictionary, compiled by the Professor of the Institutes of Medicine, Etc., in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia. View more info

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The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today

By: Dunn, Rob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper: 2011

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2282789

ISBN: 006180648X

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. 1 tear to rear jacket. 2011 Hard Cover. A biologist shows the influence of wild species on our well-being and the world and how nature still clings to us—and always will. View more info

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New England Hospitals 1790-1833

By: Eaton, Leonard K.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The University of Michigan Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197269

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Pages toned. Jacket toned. 1957 Hard Cover. xii, 282 pp. Includes engravings and plans of New England hospitals. In 1790 few New Englanders had ever seen a hospital. By 1833, when the Worcester State Asylum opened, the institution had become a New England tradition. In this early period the hospital was, as it is in our time, an institution devoted to healing the sick, a center of research and teaching, a challenge to the architect, and the ground of endless financial and administrative stuggle and growth. Dr. Eaton places this early development of American hopitals in its cultu... View more info

Image for Nurse and Spy in the Union Army: Comprising the Adventures and Experiences of a Woman in Hospitals, Camps, and Battle-Fields.

Nurse and Spy in the Union Army: Comprising the Adventures and Experiences of a Woman in Hospitals, Camps, and Battle-Fields.

By: Edmonds, S. Emma E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: W.S. Williams & Co.: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292783

Condition: Good


First edition (Sabin 21869). Spine faded, boards a bit soiled with some loss of gilt (more from spine), corners rubbed, moderately foxed throughout, gift note on front endpaper. 1866 Hard Cover. 384 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles & decorations. Includes more illustrations than listed in contents, with several of author disguised as a contraband (i.e., emancipated slave). From Publisher's Notice: No apology is necessary for adding one more to the numerous War Books which already fill a large space in American Literature; for, to the general reader, nothing connected with the Rebellion can... View more info

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The Medical Use of Alcohol and Stimulants for Women

By: Edmunds, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: National Temperance Society and Publication House: 1874

Seller ID: 2202813

Condition: Good


Spine & edges toned, boards rubbed, light stain along top edges of endpapers, ink name on front flyleaf. 1874 Hard Cover. 96 pp., 8-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original orange cloth, gilt titles. A medical assessment of the affects of alcohol on the body, but clearly speaking from the perspective of the temperance movement mentality of the day. View more info

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A Match to the Heart: One Woman's Story of Being Struck by Lightning

By: Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281693

ISBN: 0679425500

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 200 pp. The author describes her experience of being struck by lightning in August 1991, her struggle back to health, and the physical, psychological, and spiritual impact of the accident. View more info

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Joycelyn Elders, M.D.: From Sharecropper's Daughter to Surgeon General of the United States of America

By: Elders, Joycelyn; Chanoff, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2197333

ISBN: 0688147224

Condition: Near Fine


Ink stamp on front endpaper, pages toned. 1996 Hard Cover. x, 355 pp. Few figures on the contemporary American political landscape have been as visible and memorable, as admired and hated, as Dr. Joycelyn Elders. In her tour as Bill Clinton's surgeon general she galvanized emotions around such hot button issues as condom distribution in schools, comprehensive sex education, and abortion rights, establishing herself as a firebrand liberal crusader and favorite conservative bete noir. Her relentless candor brought public attention to her issues, infuriated her opponents, and eventually led to on... View more info

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The Castel of Helth (Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints) [The Castell of Health / The Castle of Health]

By: Elyot, Thomas [Knyght, Thomas Eliot]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1973246

Condition: Very Good


Front & end matter lightly foxed. 94 ff. 8vo. Facsimile reprint of 1541 augmented edition, from the copy owned by Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach. A popular treatise on medicine, intended to place a scientific knowledge of the art within the reach of those unacquainted with Greek. This work, though scoffed at by the faculty, was appreciated by the general public, and speedily went through seventeen editions. View more info

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With the Armies of the Tsar: A Nurse at the Russian Front 1914-18

By: Farmborough, Florence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Stein and Day: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283744

ISBN: 0812817931

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in fair jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss, 3 inch closed tear and 1 inch closed tear on bottom edge of front panel. 1975 Hard Cover. 422 pp. 8vo. Memoir of one woman's journey through the Eastern Front of the First World War. View more info

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The Massachusetts General Hospital, 1935-1955

By: Faxon, Nathaniel W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197335

ISBN: 0674551508

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Pages toned. Jacket edges rubbed, jacket price-clipped, jacket toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xvi, 490 pp. First edition. The growth of the modern hospital is shaped by the changing needs of man in a constantly changing world, by the impact of the phenomenal and rapid advances in medical knowledge, and by the increasing demands upon today's hospital as a community service. How these forces have influence the development of the Massachusetts General Hospital as it approaches its One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary in 1961 is related in The Massachusetts General Hospital, 1935-1955, by... View more info

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Wallace O. Fenn, 1893-1971: Memories and Facts from Friends Here and Abroad

By: Fenn, Mrs. Wallace O.; Craig, Albert (Bibliography)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Medical School Print Shop of the University of Rochester: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949489

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Wrapper edges toned. Typewritten presentation slip from Clara B. Fenn dated 1977 laid in. 1971 Large Softcover. 219, 33 pp. Original turquoise wrappers, black titles. A remembrance of Dr. Wallace Osgood Fenn, compiled by his wife and colleagues at the University of Rochester Medical School, and featuring professional and private recollections of his life and career collected from numerous individuals. Dr. Fenn was a physiologist whose main areas of research pertained to the interaction of the human body with air and the various gases of which most air is composed. A complete bib... View more info

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Ether Day: The Strange Tale of America's Greatest Medical Discovery and the Haunted Men Who Made It

By: Fenster, Julie M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284429

ISBN: 0060195231

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor sticker adhesive on rear jacket panel, jacket spine base lightly rubbed. 2001 Hard Cover. viii, 278 pp. Ether Day is the unpredictable story of America's first major scientific discovery -- the use of anesthesia -- told in an absorbing narrative that traces the dawn of modern surgery through the lives of three extraordinary men. Ironically, the discovery was really no discovery at all: Ether and nitrous oxide had been known for more than forty years to cause insensitivity to pain, yet, with names like laughing gas, they were used almost solely for entertainment. Meanwhile,... View more info

Image for Nicolaus Pol Doctor 1494, with a Critical Text of His Guaiac Tract

Nicolaus Pol Doctor 1494, with a Critical Text of His Guaiac Tract

By: Fisch, Max H. [Harold]; Schullian, Dorothy M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Cleveland Medical Library Association / Herbert Reichner / The Anthoensen Press: 1947

Seller ID: 2275143

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's promotional insert laid in. Ink name and address on front endpaper, edges slightly faded. 1947 Hard Cover. 244, [2] pp. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, including facsimiles of original document and historical illustrations. A biographical sketch of Renaissance era physician Nicolaus Pol, with the full text of his De Cura Morbi Gallici Per Lignum Guaycanum, translated by Dorothy M. Schullian. Also includes critical text, a Spanish recipe for the Guaiac cure, a German method of making beer, and lists of books from Pol's personal library held by several institutions (Pol coll... View more info

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Mineral Waters of the United States and American Spas

By: Fitch, William Edward

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Lea & Febiger: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285878

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink 'University of Rochester Atomic Energy Project' stamp on endpapers and fore-edge, a few tiny blemishes to boards. 1927 Hard Cover. xvi, 799, [1] pp. 8vo. A medical survey of mineral waters and spas in the United States of America, and a study of hydropathy, also known as 'the water cure,' which was a popular homeopathic method of the era. View more info

Image for Offene Volks-Sprache uber das Menschensystem - Die Gewohnheiten der Manner und Frauen - Die Ursachen und Berhutung der Krantheiten - unsere geschlechtlichen Beziehungen und socials Leben; und Gesunder Menschen-Verstand...

Offene Volks-Sprache uber das Menschensystem - Die Gewohnheiten der Manner und Frauen - Die Ursachen und Berhutung der Krantheiten - unsere geschlechtlichen Beziehungen und socials Leben; und Gesunder Menschen-Verstand...

By: Foote, Edward B. [Bliss]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Murray Hill: 1907

Seller ID: 2072379

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge just starting. 1907 Hard Cover. xxiv, 859, [5] pp. 8vo. Two color plates, black & white illustrations. A work of domestic medicine by the physician and birth control advocate, originally published in 1870. This is a German translation of Plain Home Talk, Embracing Medical Common Sense, and expanded version of Foote's 1855 work simply entitled Medical Common Sense. This edition was printed in New York City, likely to be marketed to German immigrants. Hoolihan (1235-1241) lists several editions published from 1874-1909, but does not specify a 1907 edition. View more info

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Of Nature and Art in the Cure of Disease

By: Forbes, Sir John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Samuel S. & William Wood: 1858

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2294580

Condition: Very Good


First American edition, from the second London edition. No jacket. Label on spine, spine lightly toned, Free Library Regulations pasted to front paste-down endpaper. 1858 Hard Cover. vi, 261 pp. CONTENTS: The Author's Reasons for Writing and Publishing This Volume (Introductory); Of the Ignorance Existing Respecting the Power of Nature to Cure Disease (Introductory); General Notions of Diseases; Of the Causes, Mode of Production, and Nature of Diseases; Of the Course or Progress of Diseases; Of the Natural Terminations of Diseases, and the Modes in Which They Take Place; Evidence in Favour of ... View more info

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Lectures on the History of Physiology during the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries (Cambridge Natural Science Manuals)

By: Foster, M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1901

Seller ID: 2035173

Condition: Good


Former copy of Rochester Academy of Medicine, usual marks, including bookplate on front endpaper stating 'Acquired by the Library through the Bequest of Clarence V. Costello, M.D.' First gathering loose (easily repaired), a few small spots on boards, some pages unopened. 1901 Hard Cover. 310 pp. 8vo. A three-century history of physiology, with the following chapters: Vesalius: His Forerunners and Followers; Harvey and the Circulation of the Blood. The Lacteals and Lymphatics; Borelli and the Influence of the New Physics; Malpighi and the Physiology of Glands and Tissues; Van Helmont and the Ri... View more info