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1 "Take Time by the Forelock": The Letters of Anthony Fothergill to James Woodforde 1789-1813 [Medical History, Supplement No. 17] Fothergill, A.; Lawrence, Christopher; Lucier, Paul; Booth, Christopher C., eds.
Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London. 1997. 0854840664 / 9780854840663 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. No dj. Vg+ condition. Prev. owner's name-labels neatly removed from endpaper w/ staple-hole in endpaper edge; contents bright & clean, binding tight. xxiii, 120 p. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 "To Ask the Suffrages of the Patrons": Thomas Laycock and the Edinburgh Chair of Medicine, 1855 [Medical History, Supplement No. 15] Laycock, Thomas; Barfoot, Michael., ed.
Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London. 1995. 0854840621 / 9780854840625 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. No dj. Vg+ condition. Prev. owner's name-labels removed from endpaper, staple-holes in endpaper corner; contents bright, crisp & clean, unread. xv, 226 p., illus. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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3 150 Jahre St. Hedwig-Krankenhaus in Berlin 1846 - 1996: Der Weg vom Armenhospital zum Akademischen Lehrkrankenhaus Murken, Axel Hinrich, ed.
Verlag Murken-Altrogge, Herzogenrath. 1996. 3921801869 / 9783921801864 Hardcover Condition: As New 
4to, hardcover. No dj. Near fine condition. Tiny ding to bottom front board, rear board very lightly abraded. Contents clean, binding tight - appears unread. 298 pp., many illustrations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 A Chronology of State Medicine, Public Health, Welfare and Related Services in Britain 1066 - 1999 Warren, Michael
Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom, London. 2000. 1900273063 / 9781900273060 Paperback Condition: Very Good 
4to, paperback. Vg condition. Slightest bend to cover edge; contents bright & clean, virtually unopened. Chapters separately paginated. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 A Dictionary of Practical Medicine. Comprising General Pathology, the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Morbid Structures, and the Disorders Especially Incidental to Climates, to the Sex, and to the Different Epochs of Life. With Numerous Prescriptions for the Medicines Recommended; a Classification of Diseases According to Pathological Principles; a Copious Bibliography, with References; and an Appendix of Approved Formulae. The Whole Forming a Library of Pathology and Practical Medicine and a Digest of Medical Literature Copland, James
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, London. 1858. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. 3 volumes bound as 4: Volume III bound as 2 volumes. Bound in contemporary black quarter leather w/ raised bands at spines, marbled edges & endpapers. Good condition. Contents all volumes clean, without markings, no foxing; 1/4-inch strip of browning along top corner of opening pgs of Vol. 2, not affecting text itself. Exteriors lightly rubbed, leather backstrips quite handsomely glossy & supple. All volumes bindings & hinges firm w/ the exception of Volume 4: rear board nearly detached, alas. Volume 1: 1056 pp. Volume 2: 931 pp. + xxxii pp. Appendix of Formulae. Volume 3: 1490 pp. (bound as 2 vols.) 
Price: 175.00 USD
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6 A Generous Confidence: Thomas Story Kirkbride and the Art of Asylum-Keeping, 1840 - 1883 [Series: Cambridge History of Medicine] Tomes, Nancy
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge / New York. 1984. 0521241723 / 9780521241724 Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover. Good condition in vg dj. Ex-lib copy w/ markings to endpapers, text-block edges stamped, rear pocket & spine label removed; interior bright & clean, binding firm; dj glossy, slightly edge-creased. xv, 387 p., illus. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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7 A History of Psychoanalysis in America Oberndorf, C. P.
Grune & Stratton, NY. 1953. 1st ed. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover. Head/heel of spine mildly rubbed w/ tiny nicks at upper spine, else vg condition, contents bright & clean, in lightly rubbed & edge-worn, otherwise good dj. 280 pp. Incl's frontis. photo of attendees of the Clark Univ. 1909 Conference, incl. Freud, Jung, Franz Boas, Wm. James & many others. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 A Manual of General Anatomy: Containing a Concise Description of the Elementary Tissues of the Human Body Bayle, A. L. & Hollard, H.; translated by S. D. Gross (Samuel D. Gross)
John Grigg, Philadelphia. 1828. First edition. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Vg condition. Contents heavily foxed and age-toned; rear endpaper partially missing. Gift inscription: "D. Shelby presented by F. I. Malone" on title page, perhaps a graduation gift, or prize. Full calf binding, covers intact, and relatively unworn considering age; binding sturdy and tight. Spine title label present, secure, and legible. 272 pp., plus 6 page publisher’s catalogue bound in preceding the main text. Samuel D. Gross’ first published work. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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9 A Manual of Practical Hygiene for Students, Physicians, and Medical Officers Harrington, Charles.
Lea Brothers & Co., Philadelphia. 1902. 2nd revised and enlarged ed. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, black cloth w/ gilt lettering on leather spine panel. Exterior lightly scuffed w/ upper & lower spine and board corners very mildly rubbed, otherwise vg+ condition for its age, contents are clean & clear, binding quite tight. 760 pp. + 12 color (tinted) plates. Includes over 100 engravings throughout the text. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 A Once Charitable Enterprise: Hospitals and Health Care in Brooklyn and New York, 1885 - 1915 [Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History] Rosner, David
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge / New York. 1982. 0521242177 / 9780521242172 Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. Near fine condition in vg+ dj. Contents bright & clean, unmarked, binding tight; dj glossy w/ shallow crease to front flap. ix, 234 p., illus. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 A Practical Treatise on the Cure of Strabismus, or Squint, by Operation, and by Milder Treatment; with Some New Views of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Muscles of the Human Eye Lucas, P. Bennett.
Samuel Highley, London. 1840. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Prev. owned by a British medical institute: rebound in recent green cloth, gilt spine lettering, with medical institute name embossed at lower spine. Good condition. Exterior pristine; contents clean, unmarked, uniformly age-toned; binding & hinges tight. Small med. institute stamp on title pg and each Plate; pale water-stain across top right corner of Plate III, stain not appearing further in text. ix, 91 p., 3 plates, publisher's list bound in at front, continuing at rear of main text. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 A Preface to Nervous Disease Cobb, Stanley.
William Wood & Co. Baltimore, MD. 1936. 1st ed. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, blue cloth, no dj. Exterior moderately rubbed, spine lettering faded but legible, else good, contents clean & tight. 173 pp., illus. w/ drawings. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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13 A System of Practical Therapeutics Hare, Hobart Amory, ed.
Lea Brothers & Co., Philadelphia. 1901. 2nd ed., revised and largely rewritten. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. 3 volumes, black cloth w/ gilt lettering on maroon leather spine labels. Exteriors lightly scuffed w/ upper & lower spines mildly rubbed; Vol. 1 has 1/4" nick to edge of spine, 1/2" pale brown stain to right margin of opening 20 pgs. or so, not affecting text; Vol. 2 has tiny creases to lower corner of a few pgs.; otherwise set is in great shape given age, vg+ condition, contents are clean & clear, bindings tight. 856 & 926 & 841 pp. Includes marvelous illustrations (engravings and photographs) throughout + 20 tinted plates of skiagraphs (early x-rays). 
Price: 55.00 USD
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14 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 Drake, Daniel
Winthrop B. Smith & Co., Cincinnati. 1850. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Handsomely rebound in modern brown quarter leather w/ leather title label, gilt title lettering. Vg condition. Very occasional interior foxing; contents otherwise clean, no markings or brittleness to pgs, binding & hinges tight. Exterior quite clean, showing just the mildest bit of rubbing at spine ends. Lacking the original Plate XIII: previous owner has placed a photocopy of that plate from another volume in its place. xvi, 878 p., illus., 19 plates including 2-page frontis. map. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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15 A Treatise on Foreign Bodies in Surgical Practice [Wood's Library of Standard Medical Authors, Volume 20, 21] Poulet, Alfred.
William Wood & Company, New York. 1880. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo. Hardcover. 2 volume set, no dj's. Bound in original green cloth stamped w/ black decoration, gilt spine lettering. Vg condition. Small Medical Bookseller's ticket at top corner of front paste-down of each volume. Mild foxing to endpapers, contents lightly & uniformly toned, otherwise clean, unmarked, bindings & hinges firm. Exteriors lightly rubbed, spine ends & board corners bumped; gilt spine lettering bright. 265 & 320 pp., illus. Translation of: Traite des corps etrangers en chirurgie. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 A Treatise on Military Surgery and Hygiene Hamilton, Frank Hastings
Bailliere Brothers, New York. 1865. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Original brown cloth showing decorative oval figure blind-stamped on boards, gilt spine lettering. Good condition. Very occasional mild interior foxing, contents otherwise clean, binding & hinges firm. Board corners moderately bumped w/ lower corner of front board just starting to rub through; thin chips across upper & lower spine cloth, 1-inch split to cloth at front edge of lower spine, not loosening front board at all. Spine very slightly sunned, somewhat dulling gilt spine lettering, though lettering remains fully & clearly legible. NOT ex-library viii, [11]-648 pp., illus., plates. Based upon the author's earlier A Practical Treatise on Military Surgery (1861), written at the beginning of the Civil War, but with such extensive changes and additions after four years of battlefield experience that it may be considered a new work. 
Price: 800.00 USD
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17 A Treatise on the Digestion of Food Fordyce, G. [George]; Johnson, J.
Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard., London. 1791. The second edition, corrected.. Hardcover Condition: Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Bound in later plain brown paper-covered boards, title hand-written on spine: "Fordyce on Food, 1791". Good condition. Covers moderately smudged w/ 1-inch tears to upper & lower spine paper; hinges loose but holding well: a suitable candidate for rebinding if desired. Contents lightly toned with moderate age-stiffness (but no brittleness or flaking), otherwise clean, unmarked, page edges untrimmed. x, [2], 204 p. Treatise originally read as the Gulstonian Lecture at the Theatre of the Royal College of Physicians. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 A Treatise on the Operations for the Formation of an Artificial Pupil; In Which the Morbid States of the Eye Requiring Them, Are Considered: The Mode of Performing the Operation, Adapted to Each Peculiar Case, Fully Explained; with an Account of the Opinions and Practice of the Different Foreign and British Authors Who Have Written on the Subject. With Two Copper-Plates Guthrie, G. J. [George James]
Messrs. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London. 1819. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover, no dj. Prev. owned by a British medical institute: recently rebound in plain black cloth, quarter blue cloth at spine, lacking any spine or cover lettering. Vg condition. Prev. owner's name on front endpaper; small med. institute stamp on title pg and each of rear plates. Front hinge paper split, but both front & rear hinges and interior binding quite firm; contents unmarked, uniformly age-toned, occasional mild interior foxing. xix, 209 pp. + 1 pg. publisher's list + 2 plates in rear. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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19 A Treatise on Therapeutics and Pharmacology or Materia Medica, in Two Volumes: Volumes I and II, complete Wood, George B.
J. B. Lippincott and Co, Philadelphia. 1868. Third edition. Hardcover Condition: Very Good 
8vo, hardcover. 2 volume set. Brown cloth, no dj's. Vg condition. Previous owner’s name on first blank page of each volume. Small chip to upper spine of Volume II; contents clean, no marking or writing. Bindings sturdy and tight. 838 & 990 pp. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Actes du 5e Colloque des Conservateurs des Musees d'Histoire des Sciences Medicales, 5 au 8 Septembre 1990, Barcelone, Espange: Medecine et Musees: Aujourd'hui, Demain = Proceedings of the Fifth Colloque of the European Association of Museums of History of Medical Sciences, 5th-8th September 1990: Medicine and Museums: Today, Tomorrow European Association of Museums of History of Medical Sciences; Fundacio-Museu d'Historia de la Medicina de (Barcelona)
Collection Fondation Marcel Merieux, Lyon, for the Fundacio-museu d'historia de la medicina de Catalunya, Barcelona. 1991. 2901773974 / 9782901773979 Paperback Condition: As New 
8vo, paperback. As new condition. NOT ex-library. Contents bright, crisp & clean, unread; covers glossy. xvi, 231 p. In French or English, with summaries in English or French. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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