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  • WRIGHT, Willard H.
    40 YEARS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE RESEARCH. A History of the Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventative Medicine, Inc. and the Gorgas Memorial Library.

    Washington (DC): Printed by Reese Press, 1970. Octavo, hardcover, green cloth. xii, 426 pp. Plates inserted. Ink name to front pastedown, else a fine copy, without jacket, as issued. Maj.- General William Crawford Gorgas, Medical Corps, United States Army, served as Surgeon General, US Army. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 18426
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  • RUNNALLS, John Lawrence
    A CENTURY WITH THE ST. CATHARINES GENERAL HOSPITAL...

    Edition: First Edition

    St. Catharines, Ontario: St. Catharines General Hospital, 1974. Octavo, card covers. pp [8], 150, [2]. Photos in text. Light cover rubbing but a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Uncommon book. Note: 0.5 kg parcel, any default postage rate will be reduced.

    Book ID: 38733
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  • ZILBOORG, Gregory, M.D., in collaboration with George W. Henry, M.D.
    A HISTORY OF MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY

    New York: Norton, 1941. Red cloth. 606 pp. Tanning to page edges, text paper a little toned, else a VG clean, tight an unworn jacketless copy, no owner names or marks in text. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.; Octavo

    Book ID: 25968
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  • CRAIG, Barbara Lazenby and Ronald K. MacLeod
    A SEPARATE AND SPECIAL PLACE: an appreciative history of Toronto's Queen Elizabeth Hospital on the occasion of its 110th anniversary

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: The Hospital, 1984. Oblong quarto, green cloth. pp (16), (115), [3] + many plates. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket.

    Book ID: 45530
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  • A TREATISE ON ASIATIC CHOLERA by WENDT, Edmund Charles, editor
    WENDT, Edmund Charles, editor
    A TREATISE ON ASIATIC CHOLERA

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: William Wood, 1885. Original brown decorated cloth stamped in black, spine gilt lettered. pp (2), (xvi), 403, [1], (6, 1884 ads), [2] + folding map frontispiece and 3 other maps; illustrations in text. Bit of wear to spine tips and lower edges of covers; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; VG copy otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Book ID: 2578
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  • HUNTER, John
    A TREATISE ON THE BLOOD, INFLAMMATION, AND GUN-SHOT WOUNDS. To which is prefixed, a short account of the author's life, by his brother-in-law, Everard Hom

    Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1982. Facsimile reprint of the London, 1794, edition. Thick quarto, black leather decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, all edges gilt, marble pattern endpapers, bound-in ribbon marker. pp [2], (4), (lxviii), (576). Frontispiece portrait, 8 plates at end. Fine copy. Note: 3.5 kg parcel.

    Book ID: 46467
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  • LAENNEC, T.H.
    A TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF THE CHEST, in which they are described according to their anatomical characters and their diagnosis established on a new principle by means of acoustick instruments. Translated from the French...

    Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1979. Octavo, brown cowhide lettered and decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, all edges gilt, bound-in ribbon marker, marble patterned endpapers. pp xxviii, (438) + 8 plates, (2). Fine copy. Facsimile reprint of the London: Underwood, 1821, edition. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Book ID: 46448
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  • PIFFARD, Henry G., A.M., M.D.
    A TREATISE ON THE MATERIA MEDICA OF THERAPEUTICS OF THE SKIN

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: William Wood, 1881. Octavo, brown cloth stamped in black, blind, and gilt. pp (2), (viii), 351, (3). Illustrated. Old name label at front (W.E. Charlton, D.C., 671 Eglinton Ave. E. Toronto); rubber stamps of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College on endpapers, ink notations on rear pastedown; yellowing to page edges and endpapers; else a VG clean & tight copy. The Feb., 1881, volume in Wood's Library of Standard Medical Authors. Piffard was the author of the first systematic text on dermatology in the United States.

    Book ID: 32341
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  • WITHERING, William
    AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE, and some of its medical uses: with practical remarks on dropsy, and other diseases

    Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1979. Octavo, maroon cowhide lettered and decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, all edges gilt, bound-in ribbon marker, marble patterned endpapers. pp (xxii), (209), [5] + colour folding plate at front. Fine copy. Facsimile reprint of the Birmingham (England), 1785, edition. Fine copy.

    Book ID: 46449
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  • JENNER, Edward
    AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAE, A 'Disease Discovered in Some of the Western Counties of England, Particularly Gloucestershire, and Known By the Name of The Cow Pox

    Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1978. Quarto, black leather elaboratedly decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, all edges gilt, bound-in ribbon marker, marble pattern endpapers. pp (4), iv, (78) + 3 coloured plates with tissue guards. A fine copy of this facsimile reprint of the rare London, 1798, first edition.

    Book ID: 46428
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  • Guillemin, Jeanne
    Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

    Edition: First printing

    Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. Cloth & boards. pp xviii, 321 + plates. Notes, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has light rubbing, else fine. An investigation of an anthrax outbreak in 1979 in Sverdlovsk in Russia's Ural Mountains. This hardcover is out of print. The paperback edition is available (2017) for USD 33.95. 0520222040

    Book ID: 47214
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  • Roses, A.D.; Weisgraber, K.H.; Christen, Y., editors
    Apolipoprotein E and Alzheimer's Disease (Research and Perspectives in Alzheimer's Disease)

    Berlin: Springer, 1996. Printed boards. pp 188. Fine copy, no owner names. There is now considerable genetic evidence that the type 4 allele of the apolipoprotein E gene is a major susceptibility factor associated with late-onset Alzheimer's disease, the common form of the disease defined as starting after sixty years of age. The role of apolipoprotein E in normal brain metabolism and in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease are new and exciting avenues of research. This book, written by the most outstanding scientists in this new field, is the first presentation of results concerning the implications of apolipoprotein E on the genetics, cell biology, neuropathology, biochemistry, and therapeutic management of Alzheimer's disease. Hardcover out of print; paperback available (2017) at USD 149.00.; Octavo 3540607986

    Book ID: 47317
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  • STEWART, Roderick (Norman Bethune)
    BETHUNE. Second edition

    Edition: First US Edition

    Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1979. Green cloth. pp (xiv), 210 + photos on text paper. Bibliography, index. VG+, no owner names. Dust jacket has short tears, generally VG. First published Toronto, 1973, this reprint adds a new author Foreword. Biography of the great Canadian doctor who aided the Republic in the Spanish Civil War and marched with the Red Army in the Sino-Japanese War. He is a great hero in China to this day.

    Book ID: 44273
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  • Berman, Elaine R.
    Biochemistry of the Eye

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Plenum Press, 1991. Glossy boards. pp 475, indexed. Fine copy, no owner marks. In print at CAD 289.00 (2017). 1.5 kg parcel.; Tall octavo. 0306436337

    Book ID: 47430
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  • Hayashi, K., A. Kamiya, and K. Ono, editors
    Biomechanics: Functional Adaption and Remodeling

    Tokyo: Springer, 1996. Printed boards. pp 14. Index. Fine copy. ; Octavo 4431701737

    Book ID: 50897
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  • Boylston Prize Dissertations on 1. Inflammation of the Periosteum. 2. Eneuresis Irritata. 3. Cutaneous Diseases. 4. Cancer of the Breast. Also, Remarks on Malaria. by Parsons, Usher, 1788-1868
    Parsons, Usher, 1788-1868
    Boylston Prize Dissertations on 1. Inflammation of the Periosteum. 2. Eneuresis Irritata. 3. Cutaneous Diseases. 4. Cancer of the Breast. Also, Remarks on Malaria.

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1839. Inscribed by Author; Original green pebbled cloth, rebacked with brown cloth and new paper label. pp [2], (xxii), 248, [2]. Some foxing and toning throughout, as usual, old ink owner name in top margin of title page, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. Pencil inscription from the author to Dr. Burklin, and Hiram Burklin’s name, on front free endpaper. Hiram Bucklin (1803-1845) was a Rhode Island physician in Valley Falls, Smithfield, RI. Armorial bookplate of Henry Parsons, and label of the Nathan & Rose Benison Memorial Library, on front pastedown. >>> At time of publication, Parsons was late professor of anatomy and surgery at Brown University (1823-28), an honorary member of…

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    Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1839. Inscribed by Author; Original green pebbled cloth, rebacked with brown cloth and new paper label. pp [2], (xxii), 248, [2]. Some foxing and toning throughout, as usual, old ink owner name in top margin of title page, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. Pencil inscription from the author to Dr. Burklin, and Hiram Burklin’s name, on front free endpaper. Hiram Bucklin (1803-1845) was a Rhode Island physician in Valley Falls, Smithfield, RI. Armorial bookplate of Henry Parsons, and label of the Nathan & Rose Benison Memorial Library, on front pastedown. >>> At time of publication, Parsons was late professor of anatomy and surgery at Brown University (1823-28), an honorary member of the Massachusetts and South Carolina medical societies, and President of the Rhode Island Medical Society. He served with distinction and some fame as a surgeon with Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry on Lake Erie during the War of 1812 and eventually obtained an M.D. from Harvard. He married the sister of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Parsons was an organizer of the American Medical Association and a founder of Rhode Island Hospital. He was a pioneer in the understanding and treatment of spinal curvatures. See Goldowsky, Seebert J. Yankee Surgeon: The Life and Times of Usher Parsons (1788-1868) (Boston: Francis Countway Library of Medicine, 1988). ; Octavo; Signed by Author

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    Book ID: 48851
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  • EVANS, Barbara
    CADUCEUS IN SAIGON. A Medical Mission to South Viet-Nam.

    Edition: Fiirst printing

    London: Hutchinson, 1968. orange cloth. (xii), 210 pp + plates. Small creases to foot of spine, else fine, no owner names. White dust jacket has some light yellowing, else fine. "In the autumn of 1966 five doctors and six nurses were sent to Saigon by the British Ministry of Overseas Development as a positive and peaceful contribution to improve the plight of the children suffering as a result of the war from the shortage of Vietnamese doctors." - jacket.; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 17644
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  • Arcos, Joseph C., editor
    Chemical Induction of Cancer: Modulation and Combination Effects an Inventory of the Many Factors which Influence Carcinogenesis

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Birkhäuser, 1995. Octavo, printed boards, pp 709. Fine copy, no owner marks. 2 kg parcel. 0817637664

    Book ID: 47298
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  • CHININUM: Scriptiones Collectae Anno MCMXXIV Editae

    Edition: First Edition

    Amsterdam: Bureau for Increasing the Use of Quinine, 1925. Original orange and black cloth. pp xii, (263) + 12 plates + folding map at rear. Map, facsimile holograph and illus. in text. Spine lightly sunned, small soil spots to front cover, bookplate inside front cover; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Papers on the uses of quinine. Topics covered included malaria, pneumonia, heart disease, surgery, gynecology & obstetrics, dermatology & venerial diseases, odontology, and more. Text is in English; Octavo

    Book ID: 28170
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  • DELLA PORTA, Giovan Battista (1535-1615)
    COELESTIS PHYSIOGNOMONIA e in appendice DELLA CELESTE FISONOMIA. a cura di Alfonso Paolella

    Napoli: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 1996. Volume 8 in Edizione nazionale delle opere di Giovan Battista della Porta. Cream card covers, printed in green, pp. [xxxii], [353] + [2], illustrated with facsimiles of della Porta's original illustrations. Fine, clean copy. Text in Italian.; Octavo 8881141086

    Book ID: 27786
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