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
Bois-Reymond, Estelle Du; Diepgen, Paul; Cranefield, Paul F.(ed).
Two Great Scientists of the Nineteenth Century:. Correspondence of Emil Du Bois-Reymond and Carl Ludwig.
Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 1927 . First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Exploring the letters of two of the most significant figures in the modern physiology. Translated from German by Sabine Lichtner-Ayed. A handsome copy. Very minimal shelf wear, bottom corners gently bumped, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ... Item #2474
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
London: Lancet, 1946. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Reprinted from (and by) The Lancet. A handsome copy. Light shelf wear (focused at tips), else tight, bright and unmarred. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt lettering, in blind decorative elements. 8vo. 16pp. Item #2475
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
A History Of The University Founded By Johns Hopkins.
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. A lovely reading copy of this early and well executed history. Very minor shelf wear, owner's signature and bookplate on ffep, touch of foxing at text block edges (limited to plate pages, typical of this volume) else tight, bright and unmarred... Item #2509
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
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. The author spent six weeks in the sick bay with double pneumonia at the Norfolk Naval Training Station during World War II. This book is a collection of the cartoons he created during that time. Jacket in marginal shape, but damage... Item #2615
Physician Signers of the Declaration of Independence.
New York: Science History Publications, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Short biographies of the five physicians who signed the Declaration of Independence. Illustrated, notes on the contributors, and indexed. Brown linen boards in very good condition, a tight and clean copy, Very light shelf wear, upper corners gently bumped, soft rumple... Item #2481
Philadelphia, PA: Lea & Febiger, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome copy of this work by a leader (if you will) in the field. Light shelf wear (focused at head, heel and spine), else tight, bright and unmarred. Red coated cloth boards, gilt lettering, in blind decorative elements. 8vo... Item #2506
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
Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Company, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. A well-told biography of Dodd who, while at Massachusetts General Hospital, learned of Roentgen's discovery and became relatively obessed with it. In the course of developing x-ray devices for the hospital, he ended up with radiation poisoning leading to his death. A remarkable... Item #2483
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