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A Hereditary Consumptive's Successful Battle For Life

By: Buckley, J. M. (Ll. D. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hunt & Eaton: 1893

Seller ID: A39237

Condition: Very Good


Early printing - dated 1893 on the title page, 1892 on copyright page. This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and the corners of the book covers have some noticeable rubbing and wear, along with beginning fraying. The orange cloth covers have several spots of ground-in dirt . The rear cover has a three inch by three inch patch of brownish discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some beginning loosening to the inner hinges. "He was next appointed to a large church in the city of Manchester. Here he inherited dif ficultie... View more info

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The Girdle Of Chastity A Medico-Historical Study

By: Dingwall, Eric John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macaulay Co. Inc. Publishers: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36255

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate adhered to the front inside cover. "According to modern myths, the chastity belt was used as an anti-temptation device during the Crusades. When the knight left for the Holy Lands on the Crusades, his Lady would wear a chastity belt to preserve her faithfulness to him. However, there is no credible evidence that chastity belts existed before the 15... View more info

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

By: Eccles, Audrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, Kent State University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33190

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper in blue ink. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with the exception of generalized, noticeable foxing / spotting to the reverse of the dust jacket. "Between sixteenth and eighteenth centuries midwiferly passed from a female mystery, employing traditional medicines and superstitions, to a scientifically-based clinical skill, with ... View more info

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Pandora's Box: Our Invisible Foes And How To Conquer Them Or What to Eat and Why

By: Empringham, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Health Education Society: 1939

Edition: Trade Edition; 84p

Seller ID: A38366

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Some forms of colon hydrotherapy use tubes to inject water, sometimes mixed with herbs or with other liquids, into the colon via the rectum using special equipment. Oral cleaning regimens use dietary fiber, herbs, dietary supplements, or laxatives. People who practice colon cleansing believe that accumulations of pu... View more info

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The School Of Salernum

By: Harington, Sir John (English Version by) Regimen Sanitatis Salerni

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salerno, Italy, Ente Provinciale Per Il Turismo: 1966

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32122

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This is a large trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good glassine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers and a couple of spots of foxing as well. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and tears and some light wrinkling. "Salerno is, however, specially noted for the intellectual trend of life which it conducted at all times, and particularly during the Middle Ages, when ... View more info

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An Abridgement Of Baron Van Swieten's Commentaries Upon The Aphorisms Of The Celebrated Dr. Herman Boerhaave Volume III Only (Of Five Volumes)

By: Hossack, Colin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, England, Robert Horsfield and Thomas Longman: 1774

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36301

Condition: Good


Full calf leather. This book is in Good only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally solid condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have wear, rubbing and bits missing. The front cover joint is going and the rear joint is in little better condition. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there is some light generalized foxing throughout. There is an inked previous owner's name and date on the front pastedown page. The front endpaper and first free page have been roughly removed. (it does look better than it sounds) . " ... View more info

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An Abridgement Of Baron Van Swieten's Commentaries Upon The Aphorisms Of The Celebrated Dr. Herman Boerhaave Volume II Only (Of Five Volumes)

By: Hossack, Colin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, England, Robert Horsfield and Thomas Longman: 1774

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36302

Condition: Good


Full calf leather. This book is in Good only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally solid condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have wear, rubbing and bits missing. The front cover joint is going and the rear joint is in little better condition. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there is some light generalized foxing throughout. There is a penciled previous owner's name and date on the front pastedown page. The front endpaper and first free page have been roughly removed. (it does look better than it sounds) . "... View more info

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Operative Procedure

By: Johnson & Johnson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Johnson & Johnson: 1937

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: A32790

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light creasing and edge wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is one "small tear around the bottom staple. This series of plates, published by Johnson & Johnson in the leading surgical journals, is prepared in collaboration with the staff of Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics. "The surgeon who casually views or carefully studies these illustrations will realize that t... View more info

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The Histogenetic System The Entire Revolution of Medicine : the Story of its Discovery and of it's Trial

By: Jordan, J. Eugene (Dr. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Hanscom Printing Co.: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37783

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbinbg. The text pages are clean and bright. "Quackery, often synonymous with health fraud, is the promotion of fraudulent or ignorant medical practices. A quack is a "fraudulent or ignorant pretender to medical skill" or "a person who pretends, professionally or publicly, to have skill, knowledge, qualification or credentials they do not possess; a charlatan or snake oil s... View more info

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Man's Mission On Earth A Short Treatise on Diseases of the Genito-Urinary Organs and Accompanying Nervous Diseases, with a Chapter on Syphilis

By: Kahn, Doctor (R. J. Kahn)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Isaac Goldmann, Co. Printers: 1906

Edition: 39th edition

Seller ID: A32700

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; Revised and Enlarged. This is a trade paperback book with cardstock coves and a side stapled spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners. The bottom front spine joint has a smallish edge tear. There are a couple of white spots of discoloration to the book covers. The text pages are generally clean, though there is tidemarking / foxing to all edges (mostly to the first several pages, including the front endpaper. The book covers, in general detail, dise... View more info

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How Parents And Teachers Can Help Prevent Stuttering (or Stammering) In Children

By: Lassers, Leon (Ph. D)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Salem, OR, State of Oregon: 1947

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A39354

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. "Stuttering, also known as stammering, is a speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or phrases as well as involuntary silent pauses or blocks in which the person who stutters is unable to produce sounds. The term stuttering is most commonly associated with involuntary sound repetition, but it also e... View more info

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Lectures On The Principles And Methods Of Medical Observation And Research For the Use of Advanced Students and Junior Practitioners

By: Laycock, Thomas (M. D. F. R. S. E. F. R. C.p.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Blanchard and Lea: 1857

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32413

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- to Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends have chips missing and wear, along with fraying and loss of cloth. The covers are noticeably rubbed. The text pages are mostly clean and bright with the exception of some stray spots of foxing. The endpapers are noticeably foxed and the front endpaper and front free page have a previous owner's pencilled name and doodles. "Prof Thomas Laycock FRSE FRCPE (1812-1876) was an English neurophysiologist who was a native of Bedale near York. Among medical historians, he is best known for ... View more info

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Primary Physiology And Hygiene

By: May, Charles H. (M. D. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, William Wood and Company: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37226

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. There is some beginning fraying to the spine ends as well. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The front and rear endpapers have a previous owner's name doodled on the edges several times. "Historically, physiology is one of the main foundations on which all the biological and medical sciences have been built. Recently, there have been intense ... View more info

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Your Prostate Gland Letters from a Surgeon to His Father

By: Nesbit, Reed M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Charles C. Thomas Publisher: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38332

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the half title page. The dust jacket has several edge tears and chips missing. "Reed Miller Nesbit (October 8, 1898 – August 1, 1979) was an American urologist, surgeon, and professor. He was Head of the Urology Section of the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, from 1930–1967. Nesbit was a pioneer ... View more info

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The Ciba Collection Of Medical Illustrations Volume 1 : Nervous System Part 1 Anatomy and Physiology

By: Netter, Frank H. (M. D. ) (edited by Alister Brass & Regina V. Dingle)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Caldwell, NJ, CIBA-GEIGY Corp.: 1991

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A34878

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized book. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a clear plastic dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front endpaper. "Netter was born in Manhattan in 1906 and showed aptitude for art at an early age. During high school, he studied at the prestigious National Academy of Design, where he drew nude figures. At New York’s City College, Netter drew portraits and cartoons for the school’s yearbook and spent the... View more info

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Complete Catalogue Of The Products Of The Laboratories Of Park, Davis & Co.

By: Parke, Davis & Co.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Parke, Davis & Co.: 1925

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A38112

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and spots of fraying, . The book covers - the front cover in peticular - has noticeable ground-in dirt and spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a punch hole through the top cover by the spine joint which completely throught the book. "Parke, Davis and Company was founded in Detroit, Michigan by Dr. Samuel P. Duffield, a physician and pharmacist. In 1860, Dr. Duffield owned a small drugstore at... View more info

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Controversial Aspects of Ménière's Disease

By: Pfaltz, C. R. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers / Thieme Inc.: 1986

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34111

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and was most likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Includes contributions by: B. R. Alford, Ch. Beck, P. Bretlau, M. R. Dix, H. Eichner, J. Gleditsch, and more. "Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes episodes in which you feel as if you're spinning (vertigo) , and you have fluctuating hearing loss with a progressive, ultimately permanent loss of hearing, ringing in the ear (tinnitus) , and sometimes a feeling of fullness or p... View more info

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Yellow Magic The Story of Penicillin

By: Ratcliff, J. D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33619

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright, with the exception of a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge tears, nicks and some rubbing to the corners and spine ends. "Penicillin (PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics which include penicillin G (intravenous use) , penicillin V (use by mouth) , procaine penicillin, and benzathine penicillin (intramuscular use). Penicillin antibiotics were among th... View more info

Image for Is Diabetes Curable?  How Those Afflicted with Diabetes and Bright's Disease Can be Helped to Restoration by the New Scientific Sanborn Treatment

Is Diabetes Curable? How Those Afflicted with Diabetes and Bright's Disease Can be Helped to Restoration by the New Scientific Sanborn Treatment

By: Sanborn Laboratories

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Battle Creek, MI, Sanborn Laboratories: 1923

Edition: Non-Technical Edition

Seller ID: A37755

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The half title page and last text page have toning and foxing. View more info

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An Abridgment Of The Hygienic Physiology With Special Reference to Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics

By: Steele, Joel Dorman (Ph. D. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1884

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32622

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good to Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers are well worn and have noticeable fraying to the spine ends and edges. There aer numerous white spots on the front cover and a large splotch of white on the rear cover. The text pages are generally clean and bright . The endpapers and blank pages have previous owner's inked names and some scribbles (several math problems and notes regarding the text from previous owners. The text is mostly illustrated with black and white diagrams, and there is one full color illustration towards th... View more info