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Sketches of Eminent Medical Men.

Philadelphia, PA: American Sunday-School Union, nd. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Brief biographies of medical greats...charming. Light shelf wear, paper spine label partially missing, first ffep missing at joint, light fraying at head and heel, light dust soiling at text block edges, owner in blind stamp on ffep, bookplate on pastedown...   Item #3094
Price: $45.00

The Transactions of the Society of Alumni of Bellevue Hospital:. For 1897-8 and For 1898-99 (Two Volumes).

New York: D. Appleton & Co. 1898 and 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome pair of these rather scarce volumes. Minor shelf wear, prior owner in blind stamp on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Dark green cloth boards, gilt lettering, in blind decorative elements, fold-out plate. 8vo. 236pp...   Item #3097
Price: $250.00

Enough of Pessimism: 100 Essays:. Insights into the imperatives of science and the modern world.

Washington DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1985. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Association copy. The author was editor of 'Science' magazine. Signed by the author. With laid in letter from author to a noted Harvard scientist. A very handsome copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ show light shelf...   Item #2897
Price: $45.00

Electrocardiographic Patterns:. Their Diagnostic and Clinical Significance.

Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Very minimal shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows a touch of sunning at spine, two small closed tears, one moderate closed tear at rear, else bright and clean. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. 197pp. Illus. (b/w plates).  Item #3101
Price: $45.00

The Physiological Basis of Medical Practice:. A University of Toronto Text in Applied Physiology.

Baltimore, MD: William Wood and Company, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of toning to textblock edges, two moisture spots at top of textblock, owner signature at front pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, in blind decorative elemetns, frontispiece. 8vo...   Item #3755
Price: $125.00

Circles:. Fifty Round Trips Through History Technology Science Culture.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Fifty trips into the history of technology, each following a chain of consequential events that end where it began. A wonderful collection from Burke's Scientific American column. A very handsome copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Quarterbound, black...   Item #3990
Price: $25.00

Signals in the Animal World.

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Very minor shelf wear, touch of toning along bottom edge of boards, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light to moderate shelf/edge wear, several small, closed tears, light soil/spotting, else clean and bright. Yellow cloth boards, black ink lettering. 4to...   Item #2887
Price: $35.00

Saranac Lake: Pioneer Health Resort.

Manlius, NY: Historic Saranac Lake, 1993. First Edition (presumed). Original Wraps. A history of the Trudeau Sanatorium treatment center for tubercolosis patients started in the early 1880's and the village of Saranac Lake that grew to accommodate its patients. With a list of properties nominated to the State and National...  Item #4072
Price: $25.00

The Medical Men of New Jersey, in Essex District, From 1666 to 1866:. Ars Longa, Vita Brevis.

Newark, NJ: Privately Printed/The Evening Courier Office, 1867. First Edition. Original Wraps. "President and Historian of the District Medical Society." (See, Cordasco 60-0345). Uncommon in any condition, scarce in original wraps, arguably rare inscribed as here. Overall, a fragile but presentable copy. Moderate/heavy shelf/edge wear, spine missing, two areas of...   Item #4362
Price: $125.00

Behind The Doctor.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. A well-known and richly illustrated history of medicine from pre-history to the 20th century. A lovely reading copy. Light shelf wear, light, even soiling to boards, spine moderately toned, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, black ink lettering and...   Item #3086
Price: $25.00

The National Academy of Sciences:. The First Hundred Years, 1863-1963.

Washington, D.C. National Academy of Sciences, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. A well crafted history of this storied organization and the those who comprise it. Minor shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Dark gray cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 694pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index.  Item #2844
Price: $35.00

Mummies, Disease and Ancient Cultures.

London: Cambridge University Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Exceptional overview of various culture's practice and ritual of mummification and the stories such preservation can tell us of the period(s). Includes laid in New England Journal of Medicine article by Eaton and Konner, Paleolithic Nutrition: A Consideration of Its Nature and...  Item #3661
Price: $75.00

Treatise on the Physiological and Moral Management of Infancy:. With Notes And A Supplementary Chapter by John Bell.

New York: Fowlers & Wells, nd [1840]. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a presentable copy of this rather uncommon volume. Light shelf/edge wear, light fraying/chipping at head and heel, small pull in fabric at spine near title (repaired), light dust staining at top of textblock, hint of foxing at start and...   Item #3655
Price: $75.00

Doctor Dock:. Teaching And Learning Medicine At The Turn Of The Century.

New Brunswick, CT: Rutgers University Press, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Biographical work on the physician and medical school teaching pioneer around the turn of the century. A very handsome copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Navy cloth boards, silver gilt lettering...   Item #3470
Price: $45.00

Storm Over Biology:. Essays on Science, Sentiment, and Public Policy.

New York: Prometheus, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. A handsome copy, warmly inscribed. Two small, subtle soil spots at top of text block, inscribed by author on ffep, owner embossment at ffep/titlepage, else tight, bright and unmarred. Dj shows light shelf/edge wear, several small, closed tears, moisture mark visible on inside...   Item #3689
Price: $25.00

Mortality Statistics of the Seventh Census of the United States, 1850.

Washington, D.C. Nicholson, 1855. First Edition. Hardcover. An early epidemiological study reviewing cause of deaths by location, season, age, sex, color (free or slave), etc. Minor shelf/edge wear, minor fraying at head and tail, small nick in joint, else tight, bright and unmarred. Brown pebbled cloth boards, gilt lettering, in...   Item #6372
Price: $65.00

Conversations on the Science of the Human Mind.

Philadelphia, PA: William Fry, 1819. First Edition. Hardcover. Light shelf/edge wear, light toning at preliminaries, owner plate at front pastedown, hinges cracked (but joints intact and binding tight), moisture stain at rear board and last few pages, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full brown tree leather, red leather spine label...   Item #6076
Price: $145.00

Mr. Tompkins Learns the Facts of Life.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very presentable copy of this increasingly hard to come by volume. Minor shelf wear, light toning at spine and front boards, hint of foxing at front endpages, touch of dust toning at text block edges, else tight, bright and unmarred...   Item #2865
Price: $35.00

Handbook of Electrotherapy:. For Practitioners and Students...Illustrated with 103 engravings in the text and 6 plates of 12 charts.

Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a very presentable copy. Light shelf/edge wear, hint of flecking at edge of board, hint of fraying at head and heel, touch of toning at text block edges, owner signature and embossment on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred...   Item #3653
Price: $65.00

One Hundred Years of the National Formulary:. A Symposium.

Madison, WI: American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, 1989. First Edition. Original Wraps. "Presented at a special session of the 1988 AIHP Annual Meeting, co-sponsored by the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy and the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc." (from title page). A near pristine copy. Minor...   Item #3664
Price: $35.00

The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood:. For the Use of Students and Practitioners of Medicine.

New York: D. Appleton, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. The first real complete and authoritative American text on pediatrics. (Cone, History of American Pediatrics, 104- 105pp; Levinson, p.108; Veeder, 33-60pp.) Overall, a handsome copy. Light/moderate shelf wear (tips through), light wear at head, minor rubbing at hinges/tips, spine evenly toned (gilt...   Item #3752
Price: $450.00

Albert Einstein. Historical and Cultural Perspectives : The Centennial Symposium in Jerusalem.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Centennial Symposium program laid in. Presentation copy to noted Harvard scientist, Carroll Williams. Minimal shelf wear, presentation plate on front pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear, small closed tear at rear hinge, else bright and clean...   Item #2869
Price: $45.00

Society of Fellows:. Harvard University.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. A fifteen year stocktaking of academic accomplishments of the Society of Fellows. Light sunning at spine, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 140pp. Bibliography.  Item #2892
Price: $25.00

Medical and Surgical Report of Bellevue and Allied Hospitals in the City of New York. Vol. 1, 1904.

New York: Martin Brown, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Includes 31 papers by leaders of the day on a variety of topics from Experimental Obstetrics to Skull Fracturs and including several early articles on xrays. A handsome copy. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of very minor soiling at boards, discrete notation and...   Item #3407
Price: $145.00

The Lungfish, the Dodo & the Unicorn:. An Excursion into Romantic Zoology (New Edition, completely revised and considerably enlarged).

New York: Viking Press, 1948. First Edition Thus/Revised. Hardcover. Gift inscription to noted Harvard entomologist, Carroll Williams. A very presentable copy. Minor shelf wear, hint of sunning at spine, gift inscription on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. 361pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index.  Item #2867
Price: $25.00

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