Keyword:MEDICAL MEDICINE

Sort

Showing 1-30 of 326

Image for The Eclectic Medical Journal, Vol. XXXIX, Nos. 1-12, January - December 1879 [Volume 39, Complete, Comprising Monthly Issues One - Twelve]

The Eclectic Medical Journal, Vol. XXXIX, Nos. 1-12, January - December 1879 [Volume 39, Complete, Comprising Monthly Issues One - Twelve]

By: N/A

Price: $225.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1879

Seller ID: 2077069

Condition: Good


Rebound with title, date, and owner's name in gilt on spine. Spine heavily toned, 1 inch split to top of front joint, corners rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper, light marginal stains to binding edge of first volume. 1879 Half-Leather. vii, 584 pp. 8vo. Red leather spine & corners, pebbled cloth boards, gilt titles. A bound volume of twelve monthly pamphlets for the year 1879, comprising the complete thirty-ninth volume in this serial medical journal, which features transcripts of addresses, articles, editorials, reviews of recently published medical books, etc. Index for the full volum... View more info

Image for Transactions of the Eclectic Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1870. Vol. IV

Transactions of the Eclectic Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1870. Vol. IV

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Argus Company, Printers: 1870

Seller ID: 2197677

Condition: Very Good


Corners rubbed, top edge lightly foxed. 1870 Hard Cover. ix, 864 pp. Includes articles on intermarriage of kindred (i.e., incest), epilepsy, typhus, cholera, diphtheria, tuberculosis, hysteria, onanism in children, Sphia Gantz, etc.Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE ECLECTIC MEDICAL SOCIETY STATE NEW YORK LOCAL REGIONAL View more info

Image for The History of the Rhode Island Medical Society and Its Component Societies, 1812-1962

The History of the Rhode Island Medical Society and Its Component Societies, 1812-1962

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Williams Press: 1966

Seller ID: 2197329

Condition: Very Good


Page ridge foxed, two tiny spots on front wrapper. 1966 Trade Paperback. xi, 276 pp. Contents: The Rhode Island Medical Society, The Bristol County Medical Association, Kent County Medical Society, Newport County Medical Society, The Pawtucket Medical Association, The Providence Medical Associatioin, Washington County Medical Society, The Woonsocket District Medical Society. Includes black and white illustrations.Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL SOCIETY BRISTOL COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION KENT COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY NEWPORT COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY PAWTUCKET MEDICAL ASSOCIATION PRO... View more info

Image for Tribute to the Memory of Alden March, M.D., LL.D.

Tribute to the Memory of Alden March, M.D., LL.D.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles van Benthuysen & Sons: 1870

Seller ID: 2203774

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges rubbed, ink note, rear endpaper creased. 1870 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. A tribute to the memory of Dr. Alden March. Alden March (1795–1869) was a leading nineteenth century American physician, surgeon and medical inventor. March grew up in Sutton, Massachusetts. His brother was army surgeon, David March. March married Joanna P. Armsby in 1824. He received his MD from Brown University on 1820. In 1821, March taught the first anatomy course in the history of New York State. He later founded the Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery in Albany, NY, and held the first chair in ... View more info

Image for Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1861.

Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1861.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Charles van Benthuysen, Printer.: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2008695

Condition: Good


First edition. In pencil on front endpaper: 'Compliments of A.E. Larney [?] 1861, Dr. Hemstreet'. Hemstreet is listed as the author of 'Encysted tumor of pelvic origin', included in this volume. Pages lightly stained & foxed throughout, minor loss from spine base, base of boards bumped. 408 pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, significant for the inclusion of the short paper 'Amputation of the cervix uteri' by J. Marion Sims, who later released a full-length volume entitled 'Clinical Notes on Uterine Surgery...' (Garrison-Morton 6057). The paper includes illustrations of... View more info

Image for Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1861.

Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1861.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles van Benthuysen, Printer.: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199731

Condition: Good


First edition. Corners rubbed with some loss from spine head and foot, light stain to top marginal corner of first few pages, light spot on fore-edge of last few pages. 1861 Hard Cover. 408 pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, significant for the inclusion of the short paper 'Amputation of the cervix uteri' by J. Marion Sims, who later released a full-length volume entitled 'Clinical Notes on Uterine Surgery...' (Garrison-Morton 6057). The paper includes illustrations of a duck-billed speculum, and two figures illustrating a method for applying stitches to close the ampu... View more info

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

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

Image for Facts for the People: or Every One's Book.

Facts for the People: or Every One's Book.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Seller ID: 2266076

Condition: Good


Lightly foxed, last leaf a bit wrinkled. 64, [2] pp. Sewn binding, self wrappers. A domestic guide providing advice on various things. Includes tips on good behavior, personal finance, cookery, care of infants, diseases of the hair, preservation of the sight, warts and corns, canaries, etiquette of courtship and marriage, hydropathy / water cure, the art of conversation, and lists of the wealthy citizens of New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. View more info

Image for Ueber Huftgelenkresection. Inaugural-Dissertaion der Medicinischen Facultat zu Jena zur Erlangung der Doctorwurde in der Medicin und Chirurgie vorgelegt von G.A. Kretschmar aus Schonborn

Ueber Huftgelenkresection. Inaugural-Dissertaion der Medicinischen Facultat zu Jena zur Erlangung der Doctorwurde in der Medicin und Chirurgie vorgelegt von G.A. Kretschmar aus Schonborn

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Druck von J. Hermsdorf: 1867

Seller ID: 2280978

Condition: Good


Ink stamp and ink mark on front wrapper, wrapper edges rubbed with light stain to bottom left corner. 1867 Soft Cover. About hip joint resection. Inaugural Dissertation of the Medical Faculty of Jena to obtain the Doctor was presented in Medicine and Surgery by G.A. Kretschmar from Schonborn. View more info

Image for The American Medical and Philosophical Register: or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture, and the Arts. Volume Third [Vol. 3]

The American Medical and Philosophical Register: or, Annals of Medicine, Natural History, Agriculture, and the Arts. Volume Third [Vol. 3]

By: A Society of Gentlemen

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Published for the Proprietors by C.S. Van Winkle: 1813

Seller ID: 2072359

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Foxed throughout with staining to margins of some pages, rebound in library cloth. 1813 Hard Cover. xii, 532 pp. 8vo. A collection of various medical papers and lectures, the third volume in a series. View more info

Image for Doctors in Blue: The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War

Doctors in Blue: The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War

By: Adams, George Worthington

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Press of Morningside: 1985

Seller ID: 2208435

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile with a printed reproduction of the author's signature. Spine lightly toned. 1985 Trade Paperback. xii, 253 pp. The Civil War has been the subject of an extensive literature, yet its medical aspects have not received any adequate historical attention. In part, however, this lack has now been remedied by Doctors in Blue which offers a comprehensive picture of health and medical care in the Union Armies. Mr. Adams, who is professor of history at Colorado College, discusses the medical confusion, administrative and professional, which prevailed at the outbreak of the war, and goes on to ... View more info

Image for The Physiology of Marriage.

The Physiology of Marriage.

By: An Old Physician [Alcott, William Andrus]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John P. Jewett & Co.: 1856

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2286494

Condition: Very Good


Reprint ('Fifteenth Thousand' stated on title page). Boards lightly rubbed, front and end matter foxed. 1856 Hard Cover. vi, [7]-259, [1] pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & rules. Hoolihan 42. In reference to original edition, Hoolihan states: Alcott devotes himself in this frequently reprinted work to the social and moral, as well as the physical consideration of the relations of men and women in marriage. Alcott provides admonitions on 'premature marriage'... the importance of an early understanding of reproductive physiology; the dangers in courtship of the 'p... View more info

Image for Medical Clinic: Diseases of the Chest. Condensed and Translated, with Observations

Medical Clinic: Diseases of the Chest. Condensed and Translated, with Observations

By: Andral, G. [Gabriel]; Spillan, D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ed. Barrington & Geo. D. Haswell.: 1843

Seller ID: 1999548

Condition: Good


Joints cracked but holding, boards rubbed, front free endpaper absent, ink gift note on title page. 1843 Full-Leather. 408 p. 8vo. Original full calf, black morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. A treatise on cardiopulmonary disease by the French physician who also wrote the first monography on haematology. View more info

Image for A Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, in Two Volumes

A Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, in Two Volumes

By: Andral, G. [Gabriel]; Townsend, Richard; West, William

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Samuel Wood & Sons: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2008666

Condition: Good


First American edition, and the second English translation (preceded by an 1829 Irish imprint). Former library copy, usual marks. Spine labels absent, joints cracked with minor loss from spine head of volume 1, more significant loss from spine of vol. 2, ink owner information on endpapers, lightly foxed. 1832 Full-Leather. viii, 424; xviii,507 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, gilt titles & rules. A treatise on pathological anatomy by the French physician who also wrote the first monography on haematology. Heirs of Hippocrates 1582: Andral asked an Irish physician, Richard Townsend (fl. 1795), to t... View more info

Image for Medical and Surgical Monographs (Dunglison's American Medical Library.)

Medical and Surgical Monographs (Dunglison's American Medical Library.)

By: Ashwell, Samuel; Carpenter, William B.; Graves, Robert J.; Henry, William Charles; Hughes, H.M.; Key, Charles Aston; Scoutetten, H.; Stokes, William; Taylor, Alfred S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A. Waldie: 1840

Seller ID: 2026804

Condition: Fair


Former copy of Genesee County Medical Library, only a few marks. Boards rubbed, front joint cracked, pages faintly stained. 1840 Full-Leather. 345 pp. 8vo. Includes six fold-out maps. A collection of medical and surgical monographs by various specialists. Topics included: Asiatic cholera; club foot; the heart; fibrinous concretions of the nervous system; perforations of the stomach; syphilis; typhus fever; incisions of the uterus. View more info

Image for Health Dress.

Health Dress.

By: Austin, Harriet N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [Hygienic Tract Society]: 1886

Edition: Review Copy

Seller ID: 2266079

Condition: Near Fine


Appears to be a review copy, with 'Compliments of the Author' printed on the front wrapper, and a bound in note encouraging readers to order additional copies from the publisher. 1/4 inch repaired tear on edge of front wrapper. 1886 Soft Cover. 20 pp. Sewn binding. Hoolihan 176. A brief guide to the relationship between clothing and health, by the author who also published a work on hydropathy entitled How to Take Baths. View more info

Image for Injuries & Diseases of the Bones and Joints: Their Differential Diagnosis by Means of the Roentgen Rays

Injuries & Diseases of the Bones and Joints: Their Differential Diagnosis by Means of the Roentgen Rays

By: Baetjer, Frederick H.; Waters, Charles A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paul B. Hoeber: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199218

Condition: Good


First edition. General light wear to boards, front hinge starting, ink name to front endpaper, pages toned, pages lightly foxed, some page corners stuck together. 1921 Large Hardcover. xviii, 349 pp. Illustrated with 332 Roentgenograms and one line drawing. Practical applications of the Roentgen rays invented by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895, earning him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901; they would later become known as x-rays.Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE INJURIES DISEASES BONES JOINTS WILHELM ROENTGEN RAYS XRAYS FREDERICK BAETJER CHARLES WATERS FIRST EDITION View more info

Image for Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1865.

Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1865.

By: Bailey, Wm. H.; Hyde, Frederick; Robertson, C.A.; Taylor, Charles Fayette; Hough, Franklin B.; Gay, Chas. C.F.; West, Henry S.; Burr, Charles; Eastman, H.N.; Doctor Armsby; Vanderpoel, S.O.; Taylor, Isaac E.; Smith, Wm. Manlius; Ramsay, Cyrus; Richardson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: C. Wendell, Printer.: 1865

Seller ID: 2275125

Condition: Good


Margins stained, some loss along spine edges, front free endpaper removed. 1865 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 375, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, with discussions of: phlegmonoid erysipelas; meningitis; quinine; ligature of the subclavian artery; pneumonia; placenta previa; smallpox and vaccinations; opium; remedial inhalation; the insane poor and asylums; the ophthalmoscope; epithelial cancer; diploteratology; Chautauqua County physicians; Mason F. Cogswell, M.D.; Thomas Goodsell, M.D.; Pelatiah Brooks, M.D.; James Stewart, M.D. Illustrated with color and black-and-wh... View more info

Image for Report on Fourth International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy, Warsaw, Poland, May-June, 1927

Report on Fourth International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy, Warsaw, Poland, May-June, 1927

By: Bainbridge, William Seaman; Ireland, M.W. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Collegiate Press, George Banta Publishing Company, Menasha, WI: 1927

Seller ID: 1961777

Condition: Good


Former library copy, only library markings are ink stamps on endpapers. Stain on base of rear board. 1927 Hard Cover. ix, 248 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black & white photographs. An account of the proceedings of the fourth in a series of military medical conferences originally organized in reaction to the horrors of World War I. From the foreword to the previous volume in the series: Professor Tuffier began a recent communication to the French Academy of Medicine with the statement that the lessons of the War have been too cruel and too costly for us to forget them or fail to profit by them. S... View more info

Image for Report on Sixth International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy and Meetings of the Permanent Committee, The Hague, The Netherlands, June, 1931 - Report from the Delegation from the United States of America

Report on Sixth International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy and Meetings of the Permanent Committee, The Hague, The Netherlands, June, 1931 - Report from the Delegation from the United States of America

By: Bainbridge, William Seaman; Patterson, Robert U. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Collegiate Press, George Banta Publishing Company, Menasha, WI: 1931

Seller ID: 1961781

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy, only marks are ink stamps on endpapers. Some loss of gilt from titles. 1931 Hard Cover. 140 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black & white photographs. An account of the proceedings of the sixth in a series of military medical conferences originally organized in reaction to the horrors of World War I. From the foreword to the third volume in the series: Professor Tuffier began a recent communication to the French Academy of Medicine with the statement that the lessons of the War have been too cruel and too costly for us to forget them or fail to profit by them. Such has been the ... View more info

Image for Eighth International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy and Meetings of the Permanent Committee, Brussels, Belgium, June 27 - July 3, 1935 (Department of State Publication 1069, Conference Series 32)

Eighth International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy and Meetings of the Permanent Committee, Brussels, Belgium, June 27 - July 3, 1935 (Department of State Publication 1069, Conference Series 32)

By: Bainbridge, William Seaman; Reynolds, Charles R. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington, DC: 1937

Seller ID: 1961784

Condition: Very Good


Ink number on front endpaper, minor loss of gilt from titles. 1937 Hard Cover. vii, 114 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black & white photographs. An account of the proceedings of the eighth in a series of military medical conferences originally organized in reaction to the horrors of World War I. From the foreword to the third volume in the series: Professor Tuffier began a recent communication to the French Academy of Medicine with the statement that the lessons of the War have been too cruel and too costly for us to forget them or fail to profit by them. Such has been the motive which has brought... View more info

Image for Report on Seventh International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy and Meetings of the Permanent Committee, Madrid, Spain, May 29 - June 3, 1933

Report on Seventh International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy and Meetings of the Permanent Committee, Madrid, Spain, May 29 - June 3, 1933

By: Bainbridge, William Seaman; Rossiter, P.S. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Collegiate Press, George Banta Publishing Company, Menasha, WI: 1933

Seller ID: 1961782

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy, only marks are ink stamps on endpapers. Some loss of gilt from titles. 1933 Hard Cover. 88 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black & white photographs. An account of the proceedings of the seventh in a series of military medical conferences originally organized in reaction to the horrors of World War I. From the foreword to the third volume in the series: Professor Tuffier began a recent communication to the French Academy of Medicine with the statement that the lessons of the War have been too cruel and too costly for us to forget them or fail to profit by them. Such has been the... View more info

Image for The Body Snatchers: Doctors, Grave Robbers and the Law

The Body Snatchers: Doctors, Grave Robbers and the Law

By: Ball James Moores

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285046

ISBN: 0880293977

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket faintly toned. Minor pen mark on top page ridge, minor surface tear on front paste-down endpaper. 1989 Hard Cover. xxxi, 216 pp. An account of the men of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries who were called resurrectionists, the legal and social conditions that made grave robbing a necessity, together with a short account of the history of anatomy. View more info

Image for Kentucky's Pioneer Lithotomists

Kentucky's Pioneer Lithotomists

By: Barkley, A.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: C.J. Krehbiel & Company, Publishers: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1960165

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed & signed ('To Cap. F. Houston Shaw with the compliments of the author, A H Barkley, 4-16-19') on title page, with an additional credential ('FACS.') added by author next to his name. Boards faintly rubbed. 1913 Hard Cover. 159 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles & gilt triple rule, double blind-stamped rule on front board. A biographical account of several doctors in Kentucky focusing on the practice of lithotomy. Lithotomy is the surgical removal of calculi (i.e., stones formed in hollow organs such as the kidney). Doctors featured are from the 18th and 19t... View more info

Image for Drug Discovery: From Bedside to Wall Street

Drug Discovery: From Bedside to Wall Street

By: Bartfai, Tamas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2196785

ISBN: 0123695333

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2005 Trade Paperback. Everyone expects something from the drug industry. Physicians and patients, investors, regulators and administrators all have an active interest. Everyone wants to know what makes drugs ‘work’ medically and economically. Why are drugs so expensive? Is it the drug companies or investors who demand high profits? What governs the pharmacoeconomics? Why are so few diseases treatable? View more info

Image for Traite Pratique d'Auscultation ou Expose Methodique des Diverses Applications de ce Mode d'Examen a l'Etat Physiologique et Morbide de l'Economie. Suivi d'un Precis de Percussion

Traite Pratique d'Auscultation ou Expose Methodique des Diverses Applications de ce Mode d'Examen a l'Etat Physiologique et Morbide de l'Economie. Suivi d'un Precis de Percussion

By: Barth, M.; Roger, M. Henri

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Labe, Editeur, Libraire de la Faculte de Medecine, Place de l'Ecole-de-Medecine, 25.: 1854

Edition: Fourth Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1976301

Condition: Good


1854 fourth edition. Former library copy (University of Pennsylvania), usual marks. Signed by both authors on colophon, which states that copies found without these signatures will be deemed counterfeit, and the publishers will prosecute those distributing them. Backstrip replaced with cloth tape, boards rubbed, front sewings weakening, scattered foxing throughout. xviii, 719, [1] pp. French text. A work on the process of monitoring internal systems of the body through sound, usually through the use of a stethoscope. It was first termed 'auscultation' by French physician Rene Laennec in 1816. ... View more info

Image for Baunscheidtismus or The New Curing Method, Improved by Dr. J. Firmenich, to which is added a Treatise on the Eye, its Diseases and Cure.

Baunscheidtismus or The New Curing Method, Improved by Dr. J. Firmenich, to which is added a Treatise on the Eye, its Diseases and Cure.

By: Baunscheidt, Charles; Firmenich, J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: J. Firmenich & Co.: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2011432

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Light stain to page edges, bookplate on front endpaper reads 'Library of Allison J. Coover', one section of pages slightly dog-eared. 1862 Hard Cover. xv, 274 pp. 8vo. Black blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Hoolihan 236/237 (describing the German original and the first English translation) together with Baunscheidt's treatise on the eye (Hoolihan 238): [Baunscheidt's] interest in medicine followed a moment of enlightenment described in the 1859 English translation of this treatise... In this treatise Baunscheidt outlines his peculiar theories of life and disease, the i... View more info

Image for The American Practice of Medicine, Revised, Enlarged, and Improved: Being a Practical Exposition of Pathology, Therapeutics, Surgery, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy, on Reformed Principles; Embracing the Mose Useful Portions of the Former Work, with Corrections, Additions, New Remedies, and Improvements; and Exhibiting the Results of the Author's Investigations in Medicine in This Country, and in a Year's Tour in Europe., in Three Volumes.

The American Practice of Medicine, Revised, Enlarged, and Improved: Being a Practical Exposition of Pathology, Therapeutics, Surgery, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy, on Reformed Principles; Embracing the Mose Useful Portions of the Former Work, with Corrections, Additions, New Remedies, and Improvements; and Exhibiting the Results of the Author's Investigations in Medicine in This Country, and in a Year's Tour in Europe., in Three Volumes.

By: Beach, W.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Published by the Author. For Sale by Charles Scribner, 145 Nassau St.: 1852

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2161360

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Appears to include 174 of the 181 plates called for. Professionally rebacked with original backstrips laid down, nearly invisibly, though new endpapers were added which are obviously newer paper stock. Minor damage still evident to spines, front & end matter lightly foxed. 1852 Full-Leather. lviii, 720; vii, 584; 592 pp. 8vo. Full leather, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles & rules. Includes numerous color plates, including a fold-out frontispiece in volume 2. We found no complete sets offered in the trade or at auction. Hoolihan 245: 'The first edition of Beach's three-vo... View more info

Image for Medical and Botanical Dictionary, Giving a Definition of the Terms Used in the Various Branches of Medical Science.

Medical and Botanical Dictionary, Giving a Definition of the Terms Used in the Various Branches of Medical Science.

By: Beach, W. [Wooster]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Baker & Scribner: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161379

Condition: Good


First edition. Professionally rebacked with new endpapers, though evidence of a previous crude repair attempt remains on front board. Pencil note on flyleaf reads 'Compliments of W.W. Kendall', front & end matter lightly foxed. 1848 Full-Leather. 258 pp. 8vo. An alphabetical guide to various medical terms, including those associated with botanical and other alternative cures. By the author of 'American Practice', 'Physiology', 'Midwifery', etc. Not in Hoolihan. View more info

Image for Cotton Mather: First Significant Figure in American Medicine (Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, First Series: Monographs, Volume V [5])

Cotton Mather: First Significant Figure in American Medicine (Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, First Series: Monographs, Volume V [5])

By: Beall, Otho T.; Shryock, Richard H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2005526

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1954 Hard Cover. ix, 241 pp. 8vo. A new perspective on the life of the prominent Puritan minister, focusing on his contributions to early American medicine, and providing the historical context of the medical world during his lifetime. Mather is remembered as among the first Americans to advocate inoculation against disease. View more info