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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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The Library of the Honorable Frederick W. Lehmann, St. Louis, MO. Containing His Noteworthy Charles Dickens Collection and Equally Important First Editions of American and English Authors, Sold by His Order (Sale Number 3871)

By: American Art Association / Anderson Galleries

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Art Association / Anderson Galleries: 1930

Seller ID: 2199308

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in green cloth with leather title panel on spine. Blank leaves bound in with bid card after text. Chips to some of the pages. 1930 Large Hardcover. 173 pp., plus several blank leaves. 10 x 7 3/8. Several photographs & facsimiles. Noteworthy in that prices, some with names, appear in pencil next to each item -- these appear to be the values realized at auction in 1930. View more info

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Emily Bronte Criticism: 1900-1968 -- An Annotated Check List

By: Barclay, Janet M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The New York Public Library & Readex Books: 1974

Seller ID: 1532520

Condition: Very Good


1974 Large Softcover. 76 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Check List - A. Books and Parts of Books; B. Articles; C. Books & Articles in Foreign Languages; Chronological Index. 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, Bethesda, Maryland / U.S. Government Printing Office: 1979

Seller ID: 2077044

Condition: Near Fine


Spine base faintly bumped. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 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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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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The Canonical Compendium [Sherlock Holmes; Sherlockiana]

By: Clarkson, Stephen

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Calabash Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201632

ISBN: 1899562753

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1999 Large Hardcover. xiv, 429 pp. Comprising a topical index of places, people, events, and items appearing in the Sherlockian Canon, in 80 categories and 144 subcategories, together with sixty different story indexes, one for each of the adventures of Sherlock Holmes... For the first time ever in a Sherlockian reference book, entries are cross-referenced to five major editions of the canon: the Doubleday, the Baring-Gould Annotated, the Heritage, the John Murray, and the Oxford, making this volume of practical use to virtually all readers of the Sherlock Holmes storie... View more info

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A Catalogue of Books Relating to the Discovery and Early History of North and South America, Forming a Part of the Library of E.D. Church, Complete in Five Volumes

By: Cole, George Watson

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Peter Smith: 1951

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2040672

Condition: Good


Spines toned & light stained, boards and top page ridges lightly stained. 1951 Hard Cover. Complete in five hardcover volumes. 1951 reissue of 1907 original. A useful bibliography of works on American history from 1482-1884, including facsimiles of original titles pages, collations, etc. 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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Farah's Guide [to the Nancy Drew Mystery Series]

By: Farah, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Farah's Books: 1987

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2266259

Condition: Very Good


Ink number on title page. 1987 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 244, [2] pp. Plastic comb binding, laminated paper wrappers. The definitive descriptive bibliography for the Nancy Drew Mystery Series, written under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene by various authors employed by the Stratemeyer Syndicate (the same publisher responsible for The Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, etc.). Farah provided detailed information on each volume in the series, as well as notes on cover stock, endpapers, dust jackets (picture cover spine symbols, spine designs), advertising and list / print run correspondence, first printings, book ... 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. We have more books available by this author!. 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, h... View more info

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The Works of Egerton Yorrick Davis, MD, Sir William Osler's Alter Ego (Osler Library Studies in the History of Medicine Number 3)

By: Golden, Richard L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Osler Library, McGill University: 2000

Seller ID: 2293931

ISBN: 0771705484

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 163, [3] pp. A history of works published pseudonymously under the name Egerton Yorrick Davis by 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. This work also treats the publications released by others under the same pseudonym following Osler's death. 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

Publisher: University of California Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283805

ISBN: 0520013875

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1969 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 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. 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: $22.00

Publisher: The Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis: 1976

Seller ID: 2077042

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

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: $8.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore: 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

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

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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Indian Education: An Annotated Bibliography of Young People's Books On American Indians

By: Rebert, Robert J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: US Bureau of Indian Affairs: 1973

Seller ID: 2140059

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1973 Stapled Binding. A recommended-reading list for those interested in teaching Native American history to young readers. View more info

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A Check List of Imprints of the German Press of Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1766-1905, with Biographies of the Printers (The Publications of The Northampton County Historical and Genealogy Society Volume IV [4])

By: Shoemaker, Alfred L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Northampton County Historical and Genealogy Society: 1943

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2187976

Condition: Good


Limited edition, one of 200 copies. Base of boards & pages lightly stained, boards slightly warped. 1943 Hard Cover. xvii, 162 pp. 8vo. A bibliography of numerous German-text publications printed in Pennsylvania over a period of 140 years, with biographies of printers and facsimiles of pages from four early works. 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: $50.00

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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Fifty Books of the Year 1958: Catalog of the Annual Exhibition

By: The American Institute of Graphic Arts

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The American Institute of Graphic Arts: 1959

Seller ID: 1823428

Condition: Very Good


Boards faintly bowed. 1959 Hard Cover. 50 pp., plus 7-page index. A catalog of fifty books selected as 1958's books of the year. Complete bibliographic information and details regarding production (except for quantity of print runs), with three images of each title (usually cover, title page, and one representative text page). Notable inclusions are e e cummings's 95 poems and Warren Chappell's The Nutcracker. View more info