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2 page autographed Bifolium to James R. Williams, April 20, 1842

by Bartlett, Dr. Lyman (1807-1865)

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1842
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New Bedford, MA, 1842. 2 page autographed Bifolium to James R. Williams, April 20, 1842. New Bedford, MA: 1842. Dr. Lyman Bartlett was one of the leading physicians of New Bedford. He studied in Paris and took a liberal position when some physicians disparaged homeopathy. His view while conventional felt that it's major points ought to be considered by… Read more
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image of The Aphorisms of Hippocrates and the sentences of Celsus; with explanations and references to the most considerable writers in physick and philosophy, both ancient and Modern

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London: Printed for R. Bonwick, W. Freeman, Tim. Goodwin, John Waltho [sic], Matt. Wotton, 1708. Octavo. xiv, 349 pages, also includes a 26 page index (not found in all copies). This work was carefully read in the original Greek in manuscript books in Medieval and Renaissance universities. It began to be printed in the 1490's and this… Read more
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Warm Springs (1944-47). 84 photographs, also included are: 13 paintings of patients being fitted for body casts, water therapy and the ever present wheel chairs. Albert Gold's paintings are also in the Smithsonian, the Philadelphia College of Art and many museums. The most interesting are the photographs of the Dedication of the Little White House after FDR's death. The… Read more
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Nursing Scrapbook from Hawaii in 1943 to the Government Hospital in Springfield, Missouri in the period just after World War II. There are 361 black-and-white photographs of which 147 are of nurses, others are nurses with their beaus, hospitals, other family. The key nurses are identified from the newspaper articles featuring them. Hawaii WWII/Springfield, Missouri Gov Rehab. Photographs are… Read more
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De l'orthomorphie, par rapport à l'espèce humaine

by Delpech, J.M.

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1970
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Stuttgart: Edition Medicina Rara, 1970. French text.14 pages, lxxviii leaves of plates : illustrations Laid in is a 20 pages booklet with an English introduction which gives both the history and a description of the 77 plates in the book. Delpech, Professor of Surgery at Montpellier, published a comprehensive treatise on deformities of the bones and joints. He established… Read more
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Of Wounds, of Gun-shot Wounds, of Fractures and Luxations

by Wiseman, Richard; John Kirkup

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[Bath, 1977]: Kingsmead Press. Quarto. [Facsimile) Frontispiece, xii [13) pages, [339]-498, xxiii-xli table of observations and a biographical appendix. Wiseman who had been appointed surgeon to Charles II in 1672, here four years later gave a good account of gunshot wounds. This volume also has material from Severall chirurgicall treatises (volumes 5-7). The original edition… Read more
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Likley, England: Scholar Press, 1978. Thick Small Quarto. Limited to 2800 copies. The present copy is #1171. In facsimile. Editio novissima, aucta, emendata, & figuris authenticis Christophori Coriolani exornata. Latin text. Book 4 preliminary leaves, 387, [43] pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates, some folding : illustrations. Jeremy Norman notes the importance of this:… Read more
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Surgery of Head and Neck Tumors

by Martin, Hayes Elmer

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(New York 1958): Hoeber-Harper. Quarto. Reprinterd edition. xvi, 430 pages, profusely illustrated. This is a remarkable book conveying the vast professional experience of a major surgeon who built up the clinic of the Memorial Hospital in New York City. The book is in two parts, the first consisting hiefly of text and including pre-operative considerations, general questions… Read more
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London: For T. Egerton By W. Lewis, 1809. Octavo. xiii, 9-133pp. (1)pp. errata. Henry Milburne, entered the Peninsular War in 1808 as a surgeon in the Spanish forces. He was a member of the Royal College of Surgeons. He had originally joined the 52nd royal Battalion as a Hospital-Mate before promoted to assistant surgeon in the… Read more
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Obstetric Surgery

by Grandin, Egbert H. And George W. Jarman

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Published
1895
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First American Edition
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Philadelphia: The F.A. Davis Co, 1895. First American Edition. Octavo. 207pp., [10]pp. ads. Illustrated with 85 illustrations in the text and 15 photographic plates. This book shows how progress has changed in the world of obstetrics. The author's wrote this book for the medical profession. It offers information on obstetric asepsis and antisepsis, artificial abortion and the induction of… Read more
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Aphorismi

by Hippocrates; Nicolao Leoniceno Vicentino, (interpreter) and [Giovanni Marinelli Marinello]

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1583
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Venetiis: [Brognolo, Giaacchino], 1583. 12mo. 237 pages, [35]pp. index. commentary by Joannis Marinello. OCLC shows two copies in the U.S. (University of Texas, Medical Library; Welch Library at John Hopkins). Niccolo Leoniceno (1428-1524) made the original translation from the Greek in 1490. Edward P. Maoheny's festschrift for Paul Oskar Kristeller has an article on… Read more
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5 Individual Papers (3 of The Lancet and 2 Off-prints)

by Fergusson, (Sir) William, First Baronet (1808-1877)

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London, 1868, 1870 and 1871. Quarto. Three of his articles are from The Lancet: "A Lecture on Lithonomy" (Vol. I no. 1) January 4, 1868; "Observations on Swallowing Indigestible Substances" (Vol. I, no, 11), March 12, 1870; and "The Hunterian Oration" Vol. I, no. 17); also two off-prints from the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, no. 137: "On Lithotrity"… Read more
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Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co, 1938. Thick Quarto. xiv, 1211 pages, 7th edition, entirely reset. Illustrated with 1277 illustrations on 985 figures, 271 of them in color. The definitive edition of remarkable Dr. DeLee who was known as the "Crusading Obstetrician", he was concerned with improving maternity care for the poor as well as the rich, he created new instruments… Read more
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Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac

by Reed, William Howell

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Published
1866
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First Edition
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Boston: William V. Spencer, 1866. First Edition. Small Octavo. 199 pages, 2pp. publisher's ads, and an additional 3pp. publisher's ads. One of the best firsthand accounts of conditions and suffering mixed with extraordinary care of the soldiers near the end of the war. He deals also with the women who worked with the colored hospital at City… Read more
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Philadelphia: Printed for the U.S. Sanitary Commission, 1864. First Edition. Octavo. 283 pages, map of Andersonville, 4 images of emaciated prisoners. Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton issued a ruling that the horrors of the Confederate camps should be printed in a book with pictures so the "civilized world" would see the "enormity of the… Read more
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See Description: Various. Octavo. There are 10 separate parts, approximately 100 pages covering the period from 1827 to 1838 with lists of the professors and medical students; in addition, it notes special lectures and in a few cases the specialty of those who received their medical degree. Funding from the Regents was haphazard requiring the medical faculty to… Read more
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Gringo Doctor; Foreword By Eugene Cunningham

by Bush, I.J.

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Published
1939
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Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1939. Octavo. 261 pages illustrated by James Wallis His accounts of his time with Francisco Madero are important as is his description of Villa. The Texas frontier and the turbulence of the era and the nightmare of stage coach travel barely improved with the early railroads. He covers West Texas with time… Read more
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NORMAL Presents a Bust Prevention Seminar, Wed. May 17, 1972

by Broadside

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1972
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Tempe, AZ: NormaL, 1972. 8 3/4" X 11" NORMAL National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws). A broadside announcing A seminar to be held Wed. May 17, 1972,at 7pm at NEEB HALL, 1 block south of University on Forest-A.S.U. Tempe sponsered by the A.S.U Chapter of NORMAL.with movies, refreshments and music. A fine copy.
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De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septm

by Vesalius, Andreas (1514-1564); G.A. Lindeboom (1905-1986)

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[De Forel, Nieuwendijk, 1975]. Folio. xii, 660 pages, xxxvi, Andreas Vesalius and his opus magnum; a biographical sketch and an introduction to the Fabrica by G.A. Lindeboom. First written in 1543, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem (On the fabric of the human body in seven books), by anatomist and physician Andreas Vesalius, is considered the landmark text of… Read more
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Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea, 1875. xxiv, [17]-786 pages, index, illustrations. While this would horrify the modern obstetrician, it was the state of the art in the last 19th century. The debate also which was on the issue of fraternal versus identical twins is represented. A standard for the era through the end of the century.Bound… Read more
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