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Index to Wood's Library of Standard Medical Authors for the Years 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884. (Thin Paper Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1885

Seller ID: 2161043

Condition: Good


Front & end matter lightly foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper, contemporary insurance pamphlet for The Good Templars' Mutual Benefit Association laid in. 1885 Hard Cover. iv, 250 pp. 8vo. An index detailing which authors have written works about which medical topics, arranged alphabetically by subject. 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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Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books, with Bibliographic Descriptions of Each Book Arranged by Publisher

By: Bradbury, Robert C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: No. Clarendon, The Microbibliophile: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2303547

ISBN: 0967518601

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, one of 1000 copies. Jacket spine faded. 2000 Hard Cover. xv, [17], 465 pp. 8vo. Each publisher is described, some in considerable detail, and their publications are listed chronologically. In all, 335 publishers and more than 3300 books are referenced. There is also a list of titles treated in the work arranged alphabetically by author, a list of 66 sources cited, and an alphabetical index of publishers and printers. Foreword by Glen Dawson of Dawson's Book Shop in Los Angeles. Appears to be the first significant work on the topic since the publication of Doris Welsh's authorita... View more info

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American Authors and Books: 1640-1940

By: Burke, W.J.; Howe, Will D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gramercy: 1943

Seller ID: 2276941

ISBN: 1125122188

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket, faint edge wear. 1943 Hard Cover. An alphabetical guide to all the publishers and authors that have defined American literature. View more info

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A Bibliography of Oliver Wendell Holmes

By: Currier, Thomas Franklin; Tilton, Eleanor M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York University Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2203770

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, faint smudge to bottom page ridge corners. 1953 Large Hardcover. xiii, 707 pp. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was acclaimed by his peers as one of the best writers of the day. His most famous prose works are the Breakfast-Table series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). He was also an important medical reformer. In addition to his work as an author and poet, Holmes also served as a physician, professor, lecturer, and inventor, a... View more info

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A History of William Osler's The Principles and Practice of Medicine (Osler Library Studies in the History of Medicine Number 8)

By: Golden, Richard L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Osler Library, McGill University: 2004

Seller ID: 2293929

ISBN: 0771706154

Condition: Near Fine


2004 Trade Paperback. xiii, [1], 267, [3] pp. A history of the immensely important work of general medical knowledge, written by a co-founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler's creation of the first residency program and emphasis on teaching students through clinical experience rather than lectures led many to call him the father of modern medicine. Garrison-Morton 2231: Osler's textbook was the best English work on medicine of its time. He became Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford in 1904. Besides being one of the greatest of all clinicians, he was possessed of a fine literary style and a... View more info

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The Foreign Ministers of Alexander I: Political Attitudes and the Conduct of Russian Diplomacy, 1801-1825 (Russian and East European Studies)

By: Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283805

ISBN: 0520013875

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1969 Hard Cover. xxvi, 367, [1] pp. 8vo. An examination of early 19th century diplomacy in Russia, focusing on eight foreign ministers: Panin, Kochubei, Vorontsov, Czartoryski, Budberg, Rumiantsev, Capodistrias, and Nesselrode. Grimsted also studies the character and leadership of Alexander I. View more info

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U.S.iana (1650-1950): A Selective Bibliography in Which Are Described 11,620 Uncommon and Significant Books Relating to the Continental Portion of the United States (Revised and Enlarged Edition)

By: Howes, Wright

Price: $20.00

Publisher: R.R. Bowker and Company for The Newberry Library: 1962

Seller ID: 2275023

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed. 1962 Hard Cover. 652 pp. An alphabetical listing of various Americana relating specifically to the continental United States, with brief descriptions included for some entries. A useful reference for booksellers and collectors. View more info

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A Bibliography of the Writings of William Harvey, M.D., Discoverer of the Circulation of the Blood, 1628-1928

By: Keynes, Geoffrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press / W. Lewis, M.A.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199879

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 300 copies. Former copy of McGill University Library, with their stamp on title page. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 67 pp. 4to. Plates throughout reproducing manuscript pages, title pages, and engravings from Harvey's works. A descriptive bibliography of the influential physician's works, with a preface by Geoffrey Keynes explaining that though Harvey only published three works during his lifetime, the current work details all publications from 1628-1928. The work also includes bibliographical prefaces for each work, including posthumous... View more info

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The Literature of American History

By: Larned, J.N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar: 1966

Seller ID: 2207484

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket, light spotting to page ridge. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A bibliography of historical works on many different topics in American development. View more info

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Notable Medical Books from the Lilly Library, Indiana University

By: LeFanu, William R.; Waife, S.O.; McCain, Elizabeth; Weber, Ruth; Hammond, Charles E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Lilly Research Laboratories: 1976

Seller ID: 2077042

ISBN: 0685200515

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. Fine. 1976 Hard Cover. 275 pp. 4to. Includes numerous facsimiles of original title pages and illustrations. From the introduction: 'One hundred and thirty medical books from the collection of J.K. Lilly, Jr., are described and illustrated in this volume; each one, when it was new, made some striking contribution to the increase of knowledge or the advance of medical care.' View more info

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The Literature of American Aboriginal Languages

By: Ludewig, Hermann E.; Turner, Wm. W.; Trubner, Nicolas

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Kraus Reprint Co.: 1971

Seller ID: 2289294

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1971 Hard Cover. xxiv, 258 pp. Green boards. A bibliography of American Aboriginal languages. View more info

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Bibliography of the History of Medicine of the United States and Canada, 1939-1960

By: Miller, Genevieve; McDaniel, W.B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1964

Seller ID: 2077050

Condition: Very Good


Former copy of Library of Congress, stamped 'duplicate', usual library marks. 1964 Hard Cover. xvi, 428 pp. 8vo. A bibliography of over twenty years of medical history publications, arranged by topic, with a list of journals cited and an extensive index. View more info

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An Annotated Checklist of Osleriana: Volume Two [2] (Osler Library Studies in the History of Medicine Number 5)

By: Nation, Earl F.; Roland, Charles G.; McGovern, John P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Osler Library, McGill University: 2000

Seller ID: 2293930

ISBN: 0771705506

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Trade Paperback. 165, [3] pp. A bibliography of nearly 500 works (#1368-1861) about Sir William Osler, a co-founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler's creation of the first residency program and emphasis on teaching students through clinical experience rather than lectures led many to call him the father of modern medicine. View more info

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Bibliotheca Osleriana: A Catalogue of Books Illustrating the History of Medicine and Science

By: Osler, William; Francis, W.W.; Hill, R.H.; Malloch, Archibald

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Oxford: at the Clarendon Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203737

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked with new end sheets, original backstrip laid down. Spine toned. 1929 Large Hardcover. xxxv, 785, [1] pp. 4to. A bibliography of notable medical works, collected, arranged, and annotated by a co-founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler's creation of the first residency program and emphasis on teaching students through clinical experience rather than lectures led many to call him the father of modern medicine. Garrison-Morton 6772: This bibliography of over 7,500 titles is the catalogue of Osler’s magnificent library. Because the annotations are in many cases based on notes that Osler... View more info

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Bibliotheca Osleriana: A Catalogue of Books Illustrating the History of Medicine and Science

By: Osler, William; Francis, W.W.; Hill, R.H.; Malloch, Archibald

Price: $225.00

Publisher: The Clarendon Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290422

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bookplate of Rochester Academy of Medicine on front endpaper, indicating it was donated by Clarence V. Costello, M.D., their stamp on title page and rear endpaper with ink number and pencil donation note on dedication page. 1929 Large Hardcover. xxxv, 785, [1] pp. 4to. A bibliography of notable medical works, collected, arranged, and annotated by a co-founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler's creation of the first residency program and emphasis on teaching students through clinical experience rather than lectures led many to call him the father of modern medicine. Garrison-Mort... View more info

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The Great Detective Pictures

By: Parish, James Robert; Pitts, Michael R.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1990

Seller ID: 2285578

ISBN: 0810822865

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A nice copy. 1990 Hard Cover. xiii, 616 pp. Parish and Pitts score again with this thorough and well-written catalog of some 400 feature-length detective films, dating from 1905 to 1988. ?CHOICE View more info

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W.H. Hudson: A Bibliography

By: Payne, John R.; Knopf, Alfred A.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Dawson/Archon Books: 1977

Seller ID: 2279054

ISBN: 0712907505

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. No jacket. 1977 Hard Cover. xv, 248 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Acknowledgments; Foreword by Alfred A. Knopf; Introduction; Manuscripts and Letters; Chronology of Hudson's Major Publications; Library Locations: Books and Pamphlets, Contributions to Books, Contributions to Periodicals, Translations, Books about W.H. Hudson; Index. William Henry Hudson (4 August 1841 – 18 August 1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist. View more info

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A Bibliography of Henry Miller, 1945-1961 (The Swallow Pamphlets, Number 12)

By: Renken, Maxine

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Alan Swallow: 1962

Seller ID: 2302630

Condition: Near Fine


Some rust along staples. 1962 Stapled Binding. 13 pp. This bibliography is arranged chronologically and alphabetically in three sections: Part I. Books and Brochures by Henry Miller; Part II. Contributions to Books and Periodicals by Henry Miller; and Part III. Books about Henry Miller and Articles and Reviews on Miller in Books and Periodicals. View more info

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The Progress of Afro-American Women: A Selected Bibliography and Resource Guide

By: Sims, Janet L.; Thomas, Bettye

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2263689

ISBN: 0313220832

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top page ridge lightly foxed. 1980 Hard Cover. xvi, 378 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Armed Services and Defense Work; The Arts; Audiovisual Materials; Bibliographies; Biographies--Fiction; Biographies and Autobiographies; Collected Biographies; Economic Conditions; Education; Employment; Family Life; General Works; Health and Beauty; History; Journalism; Law and Law Enforcement; Literature; Magazines; Medicine, Nursing, and Related Areas; Moral and Social Conditions; Organizations and Institutions; Organizations--Addresses; Politics and Government; Psychol... View more info

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Fine Bird Books, 1700-1900

By: Sitwell, Sacheverell; Buchanan, Handasyde; Fisher, James; Ripley, S. Dillon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2266895

ISBN: 0871132850

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Jacket spine and top edge of rear panel lightly faded. 1990 Large Hardcover. A guide to collecting color plate books about birds, spanning two centuries of publications, with 52 reproductions of color plates from various works. Originally published in 1953, this work has now been updated with a new appendix by Handasyde Buchanan which explains vocabulary used in the work, and bibliographical information for works published since 1953 (doubling the number of titles included). View more info

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200 Hundred Books: An Annotated Bibliography

By: Smith, Keith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Keith Smith Books: 2000

Seller ID: 2292225

ISBN: 0963768271

Condition: Fine


Still encased in plastic. 2000 Hard Cover. 335 pp. An annotated bibliography of all of the books made by Smith, which range from artist books to poetry and textbooks to dictionaries. Most of his 150 one of a kind books are in his own collection. He has published over two dozen small edition artist books and book-length poems, and has compiled ten small dictionaries. The 200 books are represented by over 500 illustrations. View more info

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The Aeolian Pipe-Organ and its Music

By: The Aeolian Company

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Aeolian Company: 1919

Seller ID: 2294592

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Edges rubbed, a few light spots to page ridges. 1919 Hard Cover. 538 pp. The Aeolian Pipe Organ And Its Music is the story of America’s oldest, largest, and longest-lived residence organ company, whose instruments provided music in the home in the era before the wide-spread use of the phonograph and radio. A list of Aeolian patrons is a veritable Who’s Who in American business, industry, and finance. View more info

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Catalogue of the Transylvania University Medical Library

By: Transylvania University Library

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Transylvania University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2009421

ISBN: 096101623X

Condition: Fine


First edition. No jacket. An exceptional copy. 1987 Hard Cover. xxii, 635 pp. A complete catalog of the collection of medical books owned by Transylvania University Library, divided by category. Includes: Practical Medicine; Anatomy and Surgery; Physiology; Obstetrics; Chemistry; Materia Medica; Natural History; Scientific Periodicals; Miscellanies; Encyclopaedias, Transactions and Works of the Fathers of Medicine. Plus two appendices: Medical Theses; M.D. Degree Recipients without Theses. Index follows text. View more info

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Aaron Burr in Literature: Books, Pamphlets, Periodicals, and Miscellany Relating to Aaron Burr and His Leading Political Contemporaries with Occasional Excerpts from Publications, Bibliographical, Critical and Historical Notes, Etc.

By: Wandell, Samuel H.; McCaleb, Walter F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kennikat Press: 1972

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291930

Condition: Good


Boards soiled, top edge lightly foxed. 1972 Hard Cover. xx, 302, [8] pp. 8vo. 1972 reissue of 1936 original. A reference to primary sources related to Aaron Burr, by the co-author of a 1925 two-volume biography. View more info

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The General Guide to Rare Americana, with Auction Records and Prices. A Hand Book and Guide to the Rare and Notable Books Relating to America. With Chronological and Regional Inventories of Early Printed Books in the United States, and a Key to American Imprints 1639-1889, in Two Volumes: 1493-1699; 1700-1943; [with] A Key to American Imprints - 1638-1889

By: Wemyss, Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Printed for the Author: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2048765

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Errata slip precedes printing key in volume 1, several amendments in ink to entries of softcover volume, wrappers toned. 1944 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 117, 9; 172, [1]; 11 pp. A chronological bibliography of important works of Americana from 1493-1943, together with a list, arranged by state and city, detailing the dates of the earliest known printed works in each location (as of the time of this guide's publication). The key to imprints is included as an appendix to the first volume, but was also issued separately in softcover form - both are included here. View more info

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A Bibliography of the Writings of W.H. Hudson

By: Wilson, G.F.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Kannikat Press, Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: 2279053

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. No jacket. 1968 Hard Cover. 79 pp. A comprehensive bibliography of the great naturalist & man of letters. William Henry Hudson (4 August 1841 – 18 August 1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist. View more info

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A Bibliography of Norman Douglas (The Soho Bibliographies VI [6])

By: Woolf, Cecil

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2198839

Condition: Very Good


'2nd impression, revised.' Lacks jacket. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1954 Hard Cover. 201 pp. 8vo. A descriptive bibliography of the books, pamphlets, contributions thereto, articles in periodicals, and translations into foreign languages of the works of Norman Douglas, best known for his novel South Wind, and for his association with publisher Giuseppe 'Pino' Orioli, who printed the controversial unexpurgated edition of D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover. View more info

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An Annotated Checklist of Osleriana

By: [Osler, William]; Nation, Earl F.; Roland, Charles G.; McGovern, John P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Kent State University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2293325

ISBN: 0873381866

Condition: Very Good


1976 Hard Cover. xii, 289, [3] pp. 4to. A bibliography of 1367 works about Sir William Osler, a co-founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler's creation of the first residency program and emphasis on teaching students through clinical experience rather than lectures led many to call him the father of modern medicine. View more info