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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH BERKELEY SYMPOSIUM ON MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY...Volume VI. EFFECTS OF POLLUTION ON HEALTH.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972. Blue cloth. , xviii, 599 pp. Small bruise to lower outer corner of covers and to first few leaves, else fine, no previous owner marks. Dust jacket has moderate use. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 14556
Robert Burns, his medical friends, attendants and biographer.
Edition: First printing
New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1928. Tall quarto, 30 cm, pp 47-58, stapled, in paper covers. Portaits. Folded horizontally; blank and bit soiled rear cover has long tears repaired with clear archival paper tape; good copy. Ink with compliments of the author inscription to top margin of front cover. Reprinted from Volume X., Number 1, of Annals of Medical History. Anderson was a Toronto doctor. AMICUS locates only at UT and Queen's. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 47678More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
Secret Agents: The Menace of Emerging Infections
New York: Penguin Books, 2003. Octavo, card covers. pp (xiv), 320. Index. Fine copy.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 47079More details Price: USD $8.95 USD $8.06
Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling during a Medical Nightmare
Edition: First printing
Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003. Cloth & boards. pp xxvi, 430. Photos, bibliography, index. Remainder stripe to bottom edges, else fine in fine jacket. Untreated disease in the Orinico Delta of Eastern Venuzuela. 1.5 kg
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46773
THE CANADA LANCET: A Monthly Journal of Medical and Surgical Science, Criticism, and News
Toronto: The Canada Lancet. Volume 28, Aug.1895- July1896. Quarto, bound in contemporary black cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt. pp 440, 6, Supplement. Photos, drawings, portraits in text, ads. Front joint has a one inch cloth split at top, endpapers have foxing, pp 320-40 have tan soil spots, with loss of a few words on two pages; else a VG copy. Lead article is "The Economics of Prostitution". 1.5 kg parcel
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 31709More details Price: USD $60.00 USD $54.00
THE CLINICAL USE OF PRISMS: and the decentring of lenses (spine title: OPHTHALMOLOGICAL PRISMS)
Bristol / London: John Wright / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1907. 5th edition, revised and enlarged (first was in 1889). Octavo, blue cloth. pp xii, 205, (3, ads) + frontispiece printed in red & black. Tables, diagrams and illustrations in textl Lacking the front free endpaper; bruise to upper outer corner of front cover; light dampstains to covers; tanning to page edges; a good, clean and tight copy otherwise.
Condition: Book: Good, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 37012More details Price: USD $35.00 USD $31.50
THE COLLECTED PAPERS OF JOSEPH, BARON LISTER
Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1979. Two volumes, quarto, grey leather decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, grey moiré endpapers, bound-in ribbon marker. Vol. I: pp (2), xliv, 429 plus 14 pages of plates, some in colour. Vol. II: pp vii, 589, (2). Frontispiece portrait in each volume. Facsimile reprint of the 1909 Oxford first edition. A fine pair. Note: 5.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46465More details Price: USD $60.00 USD $54.00
THE CONQUEST OF MALARIA
Edition: First edition.
London: Heinemann Medical Books, 1950. Green boards. pp xiv, 125 + plates; indexed. Very nearly fine, no owner names. Pale green dust jacket sunned to white on exterior; sticker scar on front panel, tiny chips to tips of lightly tanned spine, VG otherwise, flap price intact. Garrison-Morton 5264.2.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 25994
THE EDWIN SMITH SURGICAL PAPYRUS: Published in Facsimile and Hieroglyphic Transliteration with Translation and Commentary in Two Volumes. Volume One: hieroglyphic Transliteration Translation and Commentary
Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1984. Quarto, green leather decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, all edges gilt, marble pattern page edges, bound-in ribbon marker. pp xxiv, 596 + 8 leaves of plates. Colour frontispiece. Fine copy. Facsimile reprint of the University of Chicago, 1930, original. A second volume, which was a facsimile of the manuscript, was not reproduced for this edition. The papyrus is the oldest known medical treatise on trauma, dating form about 1500 BC in ancient Egypt. Note: 3 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46466
THE EMBRYOLOGICAL TREATISES OF HIERONYMUS FABRICIUS OF AQUAPENDENTE. The Formation of the Egg and of the Chick [De Formatione Ovi et Pulli]. The Formed Fetus [De Formato Foetu]. A Facsimile Edition...
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1967. Reissue of the 1942 edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Maroon cloth. (xxiv), 376; (xiv), (377)-883,  A nearly fine pair, lacking the slipcase. Translated, with an introduction and commentary by Howard B. Adelmann. Garrison-Morton 465-466 (citing first Latin eds., 1621 and 1600): "Fabricius wrote at great length on embryology, inventing many theories, some of which were false. His illustrations marked a great advance on previous work. Fabricius recorded for the first time the dissection of several embryos.". Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 12898More details Price: USD $75.00 USD $67.50
The Fever Trail: In Search of the Cure for Malaria
Edition: First printing
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002. Cloth and boards. pp (xviii), 307. Maps, index. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46357More details Price: USD $9.95 USD $8.96
THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER: A Study of Medical Education and Practice in Ontario and Nova Scotia
Edition: First Edition
University of Toronto Press, 1963. Black cloth. xvi, 566 pp., 104 tables, appendices, index, glossary, Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has small chips and short tears, VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author to one who is mentioned in the thanks on p. x. An account of a detailed study of 86 general medical practices, carried out at the University of Toronto at the behestof the College of General Practice of Canada. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 45164
THE HOSPITAL AND THE LAMP
Edition: First edition.
Oshawa, ON: Oshawa General Hospital, 1956. Octavo, pp 90, , stapled in buff card covers. Soiling and soft creases to the covers, VG otherwise. History of the hospital since 1910. Scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 45564More details Price: USD $24.95 USD $22.46
The Hotel Dieu from the Dream in 1944 to the End of an Era in 1980
St. Catharines, ON: The Hospital, 1981. Card covers with die-cut windows on front cover, black cloth backstrip. pp 80. Photos, drawings. Small soil spot to front cover, near fine.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 50517
THE ILE OF GVLS 1606. With an introduction by G.B. Harrison
London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1936. Octavo, cream card covers. Facsimile reprint of this play. Spine very lightly darkened,soft creases to lower inner corner of front cover, else a fine, unopened copy . Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 12. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 46029
THE LIFE AND WORK OF SIR PATRICK MANSON
Edition: First US issue
New York: William Wood. Octavo, green cloth. pp , (xii), (274),  pp + 12 plates. 1927 ink owner name at front, else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. Sir Patrick Manson (1844-1922), a Scottish physician, is known as the father of tropical medicine. He was the one who proposed the link between mosquitos and malaria. He practiced in Hong Kong for many years, where he founded the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese, which later became the University of Hong Kong.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 40552
THE LIFE OF SIR WILLIAM OSLER
New York: Oxford, 1977. Facsimile reprint of the 1940 edition. Two volumes, octavo, dark blue cloth in a slipcase. Ink owner inscription on front free endpaper of each volume, else a fine pair. This biography of the great Canadian physician was first published in 1925; it won a Pulitzer Prize. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 36999
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE HUMAN TEETH and A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF THE TEETH
Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1980. Squarish quarto, blue leather elaborately decorated in gilt, spine with raised bands, marble pattern endpapers, all edges gilt, bound in ribbon marker. Two books in one. Facsimile reprint of the London, 1778, second edition of the first book and of the 1778 first edition of the second book, which was originally issued as a supplement to the first work. Includes 15 plates. Fine copy. "This classical work revolutionized the practice of dentistry, and provided a basis for later dental research. Hunter introduced the classes cuspids, bicuspids, molars and incisors; he also devised appliances for the correction of malocclusion. In part 2 of the above work he included instructions with regard to the operation of tooth transplantation." - Garrison-Morton 3675-76. 2 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46427
The parachute ward: A Canadian surgeon's wartime adventures in Yugoslavia
Edition: First printing
Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1987. Blue boards, endpaper maps. pp xiv, 306. Index. Fine in near fine jacket. Exploits of Major Colin Scott Dafoe and his heroic efforts behind the lines providing medical services to Tito's Partisans fighting the Germans in the mountains of Yugoslavia late in WWII.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44994More details Price: USD $13.95 USD $12.56
The Power of Plagues
Washington, DC: ASM Press, 2006. Tall octavo, glossy pictorial boards. pp (x), 431. Illustrated, photos, index. Fine copy. An examination of epidemic diseases within a historical context. Presents the science in an understandable and accessible manner. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46183More details Price: USD $24.95 USD $22.46