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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 27786
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  • SAUERBRUCH, Ferdinand
    DAS WAR MEIN LEBEN

    Bad Würishiofen, Germany: Kindler und Schiermeyer, c. 1951. Later printing (71-90 Tausend). Red cloth gilt lettered. pp 638 + plates. Text paper toned, spine lightly sunned, damp stains to front and rear covers, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. The great German surgeon's autobiography. He authored five Garrison-Morton medical classics. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25963
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  • DIRECTIONS FOR INVIGORATING AND PROLONGING LIFE; or, The Invalid's Oracle....From the Sixth London Edition; Revised and Improved. By T.S. Barrett. by KITCHINER, Wm [William Kitchiner, 1775?-1827)
    KITCHINER, Wm [William Kitchiner, 1775?-1827)
    DIRECTIONS FOR INVIGORATING AND PROLONGING LIFE; or, The Invalid's Oracle....From the Sixth London Edition; Revised and Improved. By T.S. Barrett.

    Edition: First US edition.

    New York: J. & J. Harper. 16mo, original beige printed cloth. pp [14, including May, 1831, ads], 252. Rear blank leaf and rear free endpaper excised. Indexed. Harper's Family Library no. 25. Covers lightly darkened; spine has short tears at tips neatly repaired, "XXV" in ink by hand at foot of spine; else a VG + clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. The title page continues "Containing Peptic Precepts, Pointing Out Agreeable and Effectual Methods to Prevent and Relieve Indigestion, and to Regulate and Strengthen the Action of the Stomach and Bowels." A popular work first published London, 1821, by the author of the also popular THE COOK'S ORACLE, this first US edition is also the first…

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    New York: J. & J. Harper. 16mo, original beige printed cloth. pp [14, including May, 1831, ads], 252. Rear blank leaf and rear free endpaper excised. Indexed. Harper's Family Library no. 25. Covers lightly darkened; spine has short tears at tips neatly repaired, "XXV" in ink by hand at foot of spine; else a VG + clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. The title page continues "Containing Peptic Precepts, Pointing Out Agreeable and Effectual Methods to Prevent and Relieve Indigestion, and to Regulate and Strengthen the Action of the Stomach and Bowels." A popular work first published London, 1821, by the author of the also popular THE COOK'S ORACLE, this first US edition is also the first to contain the revisions and additions by Dr. T.S. Barrett, a New York physician. Dr. Kitchiner was an optician, telescope maker, gourmet and exceptional cook, and also the creator of Wow-Wow sauce. Contains chapters on the siesta, and wine. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping will be reduced.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21788
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  • GILBERT, Judson Bennett
    DISEASE AND DESTINY: A Bibliography of Medical References to the Famous. With additions and an Introduction by Gordon E. Mestler. Preface by Emerson Crosby Kelly

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1962. Dark blue cloth. pp 535. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped dust jacket has a short split at bottom fold of lightly tanned spine, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 28310
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  • Hart, Gerald D., editor
    Disease in Ancient Man: an international symposium

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Clarke Irwin, 1983. Black boards. pp (xx), 297, [3]. Photos in text, indexed. Inscribed by the editor at top of title page. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 27578
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  • SAUNDERS, Gary L.
    DOCTOR OLDS OF TWILLINGATE: portrait of an American surgeon in Newfoundland

    St. John's, Newfoundland: Breakwater, 1997. Third printing. Octavo, card covers. pp (367) + plates. Illustrations at rear. Owner blind stamp to title page and at rear, VG+ otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45664
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  • LARGE, R. Geddes
    DRUMS AND SCALPEL. From Native Healers to Physicians on the North Pacific Coast.

    Vancouver: Mitchell Press, 1968. Dark blue boards, endpaper maps. (xii), 145, (3) pp. Photo plates inserted. Fine copy in a chipped, torn, rubbed and faded dust jacket. An historical account of the upcoast physicians of British Columbia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 10854
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  • KERR, (Robert B. and Douglass Waugh).
    DUNCAN GRAHAM. Medical Reformer and Educator.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Hannah Institute & Dundurn Press, 1989. Octavo, 121, [3] pp, 16 glossy pages of photos, light tan boards. A fine copy in fine jacket. No. 1 in the publisher's Canadian Medical Lives series.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 20690
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  • BELL, Charles, Sir
    ENGRAVINGS OF THE BRAIN AND NERVES. ncluding Facsimiles of the First Editions of The Anatomy of the Brain, Explained in a series of Engravings. (1802); A Series of Engravings, Explaining the Course of the Nerves. (1803); On the Nerves of the Face (1829)

    Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1982. Quarto, blue leather decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, all edges gilt, marble pattern endpapers, bound-in ribbon marker. Colour and black & white plates, one folding. Fine copy. 2 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46468
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  • EPISTAXIS ( 4 issues for 1936-39)

    University of Toronto, Medical Society, 1936-39. 10 inches / 25.5 cm, stapled in illustrated paper covers printed in red and black. Volume 25, 1936; Volume 26, 1937; Volume 27, 1938 and Volume 28, 1939. pp 30, 46, 38, 40 (including rear cover). Toronto ads, verse, articles, jokes, cartoons and illustrations, etc. Vol. 37 has a macabre cover illustration of a skull. Staples a bit rusty, near fine. An annual published by the student Medical Society, University of Toronto. "Epistaxis" means nosebleed. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45382
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  • Fábrega, Horacio, Jr.
    Evolution of Sickness and Healing

    Edition: First printing

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1997. Octavo, cloth & boards. pp (xvi), 364. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a soft crease to front flap, else fine. Contents include: Preface / The Need for Theory in the study of Sickness and Healing / Origins of Sickness and Healing / Early Stages of the Evolution of Sickness and Healing / Later Stages of the Evolution of Sickness and Healing / Culture, Drugs, and Disorders of Habituation / Somatopsychic Disorders in an Evolutionary Context / Description Parameters of Sickness and Healing / An Evolutionary Conception of Sickness and Healing / A Broad View of Medical Evolution / Implications of an Evolutionary Approach to Sickness and Healing / Toward an Evolutionary Philosophy of Medicine / Appendix: Outline of the Evolution of Sickness and Healing / References / Index.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46222
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  • WILSON, George Ewart, F.R.C.S. (Eng.), F.A.C.S.
    FRACTURES AND THEIR COMPLICATIONS

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1930. Octavo, mustard cloth. pp (viii), 415. Photos throughout. Ink inscription inside front cover ("G.A. Shingsby, Masseur. Toronto 1917, Saskatoon 1918, Regina 1918, Moosejaw (sic) 1919."). Minor cover soiling, else a VG clean and tight copy. At the time of publication Dr Wilson was Surgeon-in-Chief at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto and Assistant Prof. of Surgery at the University of Toronto. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, please enquire for shipping rate.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32617
    View cart More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
  • Kingsmill, Suzanne F.
    Francis Scrimger: Beyond The Call Of Duty

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Dundurn, 1991. White cloth. pp 112; + plates. index. Canadian medical lives series no. 5. Ink owner name, else fine. Jacket has sunning to spine and inner margins of panels, else fine. Scrimger won a V.C. in World War I and went on to a distinguished medical career and became a teacher at McGill University.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47979
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  • Zander, A.R., and others, editors
    Gene Technology: Stem Cell and Leukemia Research

    Berlin: Springer, 1996. Glossy boards. pp 540. NATO ASI Series, Serish H: Cell Biology, Vol. 94. Fine copy. 1,5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49841
    View cart More details Price: USD $49.95 USD $44.96
  • Setlow, Jane K., editor
    Genetic Engineering: Principles and Methods: Volume 10

    New York: Plenum Press, 1988. Octavo, glossy boards, pp 272. Slight rubbing to foot of spine, else a fine copy, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47380
    View cart More details Price: USD $65.00 USD $58.50
  • Setlow, Jane K., editor
    Genetic Engineering: Principles and Methods: Volume 11

    New York: Plenum Press, 1989. Octavo, glossy boards, pp 235. Light rubbing to surface gloss, else fine, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47291
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  • Setlow, Jane K., editor
    Genetic Engineering: Principles and Methods: Volume 12

    New York: Plenum Press, 1990. Octavo, glossy boards, pp 339. Light rubbing to surface gloss, scratch to rear cover, else fine, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47292
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  • Setlow, Jane K., editor
    Genetic Engineering: Principles and Methods: Volume 13

    New York: Plenum Press, 1991. Octavo, glossy boards, pp 380. Fine copy, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47305
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