Bellevue:. A Short History of Bellevue Hospital and of the Training Schools.
New York: Alumnae Association of Bellevue Pension Fund Committee, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome copy of this scarce early history of the hospital. Light shelf wear, light wear at head and heel, prior owner's embossed mark on ffep with ink notation ("from collection of Dr. Coolms"), else tight... Item #2465
Records and Biographical Sketches:. The Society of Alumni of Bellevue Hospital - 1922-1929.
New York: The Society of Alumni of Bellevue Hospital, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. A rather handsome copy of this uncommon volume. Minor shelf/edge wear, spine shows light toning, gilt at spine shows moderate toning, prior owner blind stamp and provinence notation, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, gilt... Item #2966
Buffalo, NY: Dr. E.C. Abbey, 1884. Trade Card. Victorian Trade Card. Approximately 60 different images (over 100 images total) hidden within the image on the front of the card (a truly exeptional engraving). Verso includes list of hidden images and two other ads. One for a book titled, "The Sexual... Item #3036
Boston, MA: Harvard University Press, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very minimal shelf wear, spine very lightly sunned, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. 368pp. Index. Item #2505
Illustrated Catalogue of the Slide Archive of Historical Medical Photographs at Stonybrook.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscription of noted medical historian and physician. A near pristine copy. Owner signature on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, white ink lettering. 8vo. 442pp. Appendix. Bibliography. Item #3041
A Practical Treatise on Dieseases Peculiar to Women:. Illustrated from Cases Derived from Hospital and Private Practice, with notes by Paul Goddard, MD.
Philadelphia, PA: Lea & Blanchard, 1845 . Second Edition. Full Leather. "Second complete American from the last London Edition" (from title pages). Illustrated ads at rear, "Catalogue of Medical, Surgical, Scientific and Miscellaneous Books" published by Lea and Blanchard. Light shelf wear, light/moderate rubbing to boards with several small nicks... Item #2470
An International System of Electro-Therapeutics:. for Students, General Practitioners and Specialists.
Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Co. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome copy of this rather scarce volume. Very minimal shelf wear, small nick in spine, minor wear at head and heel, owner blind stamp and notation on ffep, hint of toning at text block edges, else tight, bright... Item #3039
Bangor, ME: Penobscot Medical Assoc./Knowles, Printers, 1887. First Edition. String Bound. Published remarks from the Annual Supper of the Penobscot Medical Association (Bangor, Maine). Curiously, he makes arguements as compelling today as they were nearly 120 years ago. A rare and wonderful addition to the right med. library. Wraps show... Item #2517
Burton, Robert; Dell, Floyd (ed); Jordan-Smith, Paul (ed).
The Anatomy of Melancholy:. Now for the first time with the Latin completely given in translation and embodied in an all-English text.
Tudor Pub. Co. 1938 . Reprint. Hardcover. Originally published in 1621, this is a strangly readable and engaging tome. As noted in the preface, translated into modern terminology, Burton's title would read, "An Analysis of Morbid Psychology." A rather handsome copy of this rather uncommon volume. Light shelf wear, one... Item #3033
The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine:. A Chronicle: Vol. 1: Early Years 1867-1893; Vol. 2: 1893-1905: Vol. 3: 1905-1914.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943, 1958, 1963. First Edition(s). Hardcover. A handsome set of this wonderful set on the history of Johns Hopkins Hospital/Medical School. First volume shows touch of toning typical of war rationed paper. Very minor to light shelf wear, Vol. 1 shows owner signature and bookplate on... Item #2507
A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children. Fourth Edition, Revised and Augmented.
Philadelphia, PA: Blanchard and Lea, 1853. Fourth Edition. Full Leather. An early and significant volume on diseases of infancy and children. Overall, a very presentable copy. Moderate shelf wear, light scuffs and rubbing, head shows wear, soiling/toning at endpages, pencil marks on ffep/rfep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full leather..... Item #2514
New York: Wiley Medical Publications, 1978. Fourth Edition. Original Wraps. Warmly inscribed by Pauly and Burns to a noted Harvard professor. A very handsome copy. Very minor shelf wear, inscribed by authors, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red textured paper wraps. 4to. 607pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Glossary. Index. Item #2898
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Autobiography of reknowned American surgeon. Signed by author. Bookplate of Dr. Paul Ashton. A handsome copy. Very minor shelf wear, spine very slightly toned, touch of sunning at topstain, bookplate and author's signature on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue... Item #2472
Photographing Medicine:. Images and Power in Britain and America Since 1840.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. "The book contains more than 250 photographs which are representative of the thousands that were studied. Each photograph is evaluated and interpreted in terms of the intended meaning and purpose of the images...The basic information regarding the interpretation of photographic conventions should... Item #3038
Beyond the Germ Theory:. The Roles of Deprivations and Stress in Health and Disease.
New York: Health Education Council/New York Academy of Medicine, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Letter to C.W. Mayo (7/27/54) from Bismarck A. Schifferes. Schifferes' son was the apparent publisher of this volume and Bismarck sent the book to Mayo as a gift (as he did a prior book written by his... Item #2466
Vascular Disorders of the Limbs:. Described for Practitioners and Students.
New York: Macmillan, 1936. First American Edition. Hardcover. Published simultaniously with the British edition. A very handsome copy by this noted author/physician. Very minor shelf wear, spine shows touch of sun/toning, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red textured cloth boards, gilt lettering, in blind decorative elements. 8vo. 111pp. Charts. Index..... Item #2500
Hewat's The Examination of The Urine:. and other Clinical Side-Room Methods.
Edinburgh: E & S Livingstone Ltd, 1884 . Seventh Edition. Hardcover. Handsome little pocket reference. Light shelf wear, very light soiling at boards, touch of foxing at endpages, tape repair at hinge on verso of Table of Illustrations, prior owner discrete ink stamp on endpages, else tight, bright and unmarred... Item #2482
Philadelphia, PA: Lea Brothers, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) "published two general neurological works, "Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System-Especially in Women" (1881) and "Clinical Lessons on Nervous Diseases" (1897). His preeminence as a neurologist brought him many patients with functional and neurotic complaints." DSB 9... Item #2478
London: Oxford University Press, 1926. Second Edition. Hardcover. Ex Libris from the North East Harbor Library. Includes photogravure frontis portrait of John Bassett and essays on Keats, Holmes, Locke, Beaumont, Thomas Browne, Fracastorius, Harvey, and others. Overall, a very presentable copy. Light shelf/edge wear, spine lightly sunned, spine very slightly... Item #3029
Diabetes:. Its Treatment By Insulin and Diet: A Handbook for the Patient.
Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis, 1924 . Third Edition. Hardcover. Very handsome copy of this early volume on treatment of diabetes (insulin and diet) with neat bit of ephemera laid in (verso of "Diabetic Diet Card" is ad for lot pricing, clearly intended as something physicials would purchase to provide to... Item #2480
New York: GP Putnam's Sons, 1890 . Reprint. Hardcover. [W]ritten with the purpose of informing people, in simple language, what the real danger is of acquiring serious disease - especially consumption - by means of dust laden air, and how this danger may be avoided. (from preface). Overall, a very... Item #2476
Ephraim McDowell:. "Father of Ovariotomy" and Founder of Abdominal Surgery.
Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very nice copy of this definitive biography. Very minor shelf wear, hinges cracked (but tight and easily repairable), spine shows touch of toning, elegant bookplate on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering, frontispiece, tissue guards... Item #2513
Man On Earth:. How Civilization and Technology Changed the Face of the World- A Survey from Space.
New York: Macmillan, 1983. First American Edition. Hardcover. Man's place and effect on Earth is explored from 570 miles by Landsat. A remarkable collection of images. A very handsome copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf wear, else bright and clean. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering. 4to... Item #2824
The Unique Influence of the Johns Hopkins University on American Medicine.
Copenhagen: Ejnar Munksgaard, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a nice copy of this rather scarce volume. Very small, closed tear at head, inscription on ffep, penciled marginalia throughout, else tight and bright. Green paper board, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 77pp. Notes. Item #2531