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HOW PHYLLIS GREW THIN.

by (The Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.).

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Published
[1900].
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Very good
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$10.00

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Lynn, MA: Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., circa [1900]., [1900].. Very good. - 12mo [approximately 7 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wraps. The edges of the wraps are very slightly soiled. The bottom corner of the front wrap is slightly creased & there is a tiny tear to its top edge. 32… Read more
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image of HOOKWORM DISEASE: Its Distribution, Biology, Epidemiology, Pathology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Control.

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1929., 1929.. Good. - Octavo, maroon cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with a small hole in the cloth of the front cover. The top corner of the front cover is bumped. The spine is slightly darkened. xii, [1] leaf & 494 pages. Textual drawings, diagrams & photographic illustrations in black… Read more
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image of CEREBRAL ANGIOGRAPHY. By P. Almeida Lima.... With an Introduction by Egas Moniz.... Foreword by Sir Hugh Cairns. (Oxford Medical Publications).

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London, New York, Toronto: Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press, 1950., 1950.. Fair. FIRST EDITION OF A MILESTONE IN THE FIELD OF NEUROSURGERY - Octavo, 10 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide. Brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine and black on the front cover. The covers are rubbed with wear to the corners and head and tail… Read more
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UBER TUBERKULOSE: ihre Entstehung und Verhutung.

by Sobernheim, Prof. Dr. Georg.

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Published
1920.
Condition
Very good
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$75.00

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Bern: Verlag A. Francke, 1920., 1920.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light green wraps. There is some minor foxing & soiling to the binding. The spine & extremities are slightly darkened with a few tiny chips to the edges of the wraps. 26 pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog. Very good. First edition.Printed in Fraktur. The… Read more
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image of IN SICKNESS AND HEALTH: A Manual of Domestic Medicine and Surgery, Hygiene, Dietetics, and Nursing, Dealing in a Practical Way with the Problems Relating to the Maintenance of Health, the Prevention and Treatment of Disease, and the Most Effective Aid in Emergencies.

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896., 1896.. Fair. - Thick octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the spine & front cover with decorative frames in blind on both covers. The binding is rubbed & bumped. The rear joint is chipped. The head of the spine is chipped & there is a tear to… Read more
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image of THE PEDIGREE OF DISEASE / Being Six Lectures on Temperament, Idiosyncrasy and Diathesis. Delivered in the Theatre of the Royal College of Surgeons in the Session of 1881.

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New York: William Wood and Company (1885)., (1885).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth. The binding is rubbed and lightly bumped & stained with a tiny piece out of the cloth of the rear cover. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & frayed and the titling on the spine is faded. Title, [2] leaves &… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT PENNED ON VELLUM_SIGNED BY GEORGE SMITH, OUTLINING

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[August 11, 1821]. [1821]., [1821].. Good. - Folio, 13-3/4 inches high by 11-1/4 inches wide. Over 250 words penned on heavy creamy white vellum listing the ingredients and outlining the dosage and prescribed use for George Smith's "Anti-Dyspeptic Pills". Likely meant to accompany the actual patent application or "Letters Patent", the document asserts that this is "The Schedule… Read more
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THE SQUIBB ANCIENT PHARMACY: A Catalogue of the Collection.

by Urdang, George; Nitardy, F. W.

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Published
(1940).
Condition
Very good
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$15.00

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New York: E. R. Squibb & Sons, (1940)., (1940).. Very good. - Small octavo, brown cloth. There are small chips to the top edge of the binding. 190 pages. Black-and white frontispiece & numerous full-page black-and-white illustrations. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>1102 items are listed in this catalog of pharmaceutical shelf-ware, utensils, books and documents from the 15th to… Read more
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image of AN ESSAY ON A NEW METHOD OF TREATING THE EFFUSION WHICH COLLECTS UNDER THE SCULL AFTER FRACTURES OF THE HEAD. By J. Deveze, Officer of Health, of the first class, in the French Armies. [From the "Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume IV"].

AN ESSAY ON A NEW METHOD OF TREATING THE EFFUSION WHICH COLLECTS UNDER THE SCULL AFTER FRACTURES OF THE HEAD. By J. Deveze, Officer of Health, of the first class, in the French Armies. [From the "Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume IV"].

by Deveze, Dr. Jean (1753-1826?). French refugee from Haiti, known for his treatment of yellow fever during the 1793 Philadelphia epidemic. He used Bush Hill hospital to care for patients and hired trained nurses to help them.

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Published
[1799].
Condition
Very good
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$250.00

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[Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Thomas Dobson], [1799]., [1799].. Very good. - Quarto, 11-1/2 inches high by 9-1/8 inches wide. Unbound signatures from the "Transactions of the American Philosophical Society". 6 deckle-edged pages in all, with large uncut & untrimmed margins, consisting of pages 433 through 438. The edges are chipped and there is minor soiling and darkening… Read more
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image of JOHANNIS FREIND MEDICINAE DOCTORIS, HISTORIA MEDICINAE A GALENI TEMPORE USQUE AD INITIUM SAECULI DECIMI SEXTI. In qua ea praecipue notantur quae ad Praxin pertinent, Anglice Scripta ad Ricardum Mead, M.D. Latine conversa a Joanne Wigan, M.D. cum Indicibus Locupletissimis.

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Venetiis: Sebastianum Coleti, 1735., 1735.. Good. FIRST EDITION IN LATIN - Quarto, 9-1/2 inches high by 7 inches wide. Early floral paper decorated boards backed with a green vellum paper spine. The boards are heavily rubbed and the corners and edges are worn with some slight damage. xl & 224 pages, illustrated with a pictorial woodcut title device… Read more
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SCIENCE AND IMMORTALITY.

by Osler, William.

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Published
1904.
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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London, U. K.: Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, 1904., 1904.. Good. - 16mo [approximately 5-3/4 inches high by 4 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt. There is scribbling to the covers & their corners are lightly bumped. The spine is darkened with the head rubbed. 93 & [1] pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. A previous owner's name… Read more
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image of JOHANNIS FREIND AD CELEBERRIMUM VIRUM RICARDUM MEAD, M.D. DE QUIBUSDAM VARIOLARUM GENERIBUS EPISTOLA. [The 1723 first edition of  Dr. John Freind's An Epistle to Dr. Richard Mead, Concerning SMALL-POX together with a 1727 edition of this same work]

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Londini: Impensis J. Bowyer, ad Insignae Rosae juxta Porticum Occidentalem Ecclesiae Divi Pauli, 1723., 1723.. Fair. - Quarto, 8-7/8 inches high by 6-7/8 inches wide. Printed self-wraps. Partially disbound with the cover page detached and a few signatures loose. [2] & 18 pages, with a title decoration and formal decorated tail-piece. The work is additionally dated March 30,… Read more
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image of ON THE MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF THE MONARDA PUNCTATA [HORSE MINT] by E.A. ATLEE in THE AMERICAN MEDICAL RECORDER. Vol. II, No. IV. October, 1819.

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American Medical Recorder, 1819., 1819.. Fair. ILLUTRATED WITH A FOLDING HAND-COLORED BOTANICAL ENGRAVING - Octavo, 9-3/8 inches high by 6 inches wide. Disbound, removed in the past from a larger collection of pamphlets. The binding is broken and several pages are detached. 108 deckle-edged pages numbered [475]-582, illustrated with a hand-colored botanical double-page folding plate depicting the "Monarda… Read more
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image of DE TRACHEOTOMIA. Dissertatio Inauguralis Chirurgica quam Consensu et Auctoritate Gratiosi Medicorum Ordinis in Alma Litterarum Universitate Friderica Guilelma ad Summos in Medicina et Chirurgia Honores Rite Capessendos die IV. M. Augusti A. MDCCCLXV.

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Berolini [Berlin]: Typis Expressit Gustavus Lange, [1865]., [1865].. Very good. - Octavo, 7-3/4 inches high by 4-7/8 inches wide. Self-wraps bound with early green paper along the spine. 32 pages. The Top corner of the title and first page as well as that of the last page are creased. A few page corners are darkened and there is… Read more
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image of THE DIFFERENT CLINICAL GROUPS OF XANTHOMATOUS DISEASES; A CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDY OF 22 CASES. (Cover title).

THE DIFFERENT CLINICAL GROUPS OF XANTHOMATOUS DISEASES; A CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDY OF 22 CASES. (Cover title).

by Thannhauser, S. J., M.D.; and Magendantz, Heinz, M.D.

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Published
1938.
Condition
Good
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(Lancaster, PA): [American College of Physicians], 1938., 1938.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers. The edges of the wraps are darkened & their corners are creased. There is an ink inscription on the front wrap with notes on the rear wrap. The spine is darkened & foxed with pieces out of the head & tail.… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED BY ENGLISH PATHOLOGIST AND PIONEER PUBLIC HEALTH REFORMER SIR JOHN SIMON AS A MEMBER OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL.

by Simon, Sir John. (1816-1904). English pathologist, surgeon and a pioneer in public health reform.

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Published
[1860s].
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Good
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$75.00

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May 21st, circa [1860s]., [1860s].. Good. - A few words penned in black ink on part of a sheet of letterhead, 5-1/4 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide, with the embossed Privy Council seal printed in blind at the top. The paper is mounted on a piece of card of the same size. Signed "John Simon". The letterhead… Read more
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Oxford , U.K.: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1958., 1958.. Very good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers & the tail of the spine are very slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is soiled. Its top edge is chipped & there are small pieces out of the head & tail of the spine.… Read more
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THE STOMACH AND ITS DIFFICULTIES. By Sir James Eyre, M.D. Fourth Edition.

by Eyre, Sir James, M.D.

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Published
(1857).
Condition
Fair
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$20.00

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London: John Churchill, (1857)., (1857).. Fair. - Small octavo [6-3/4 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are lightly stained & unevenly faded with the corners of the front wrap creased. The backstrip is perished & the front wrap & first signature are detached. xiv & pages [15]-162 plus reviews of… Read more
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CUT SIGNATURE OF SCOTTISH DOCTOR JOSEPH HUME WHO WAS SURGEON TO AN ARMY REGIMENT IN INDIA.

by Hume, Joseph. (1777-1855). Scottish doctor who was surgeon to an army regiment in India and from 1812 an active political reformer.

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Published
[1840].
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Good
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Circa [1840]., [1840].. Good. - Hume's signature, "Joseph Hume", is penned in black ink on a slip of cream-colored paper 3/4 of an inch high by 2-5/8 inches wide. The paper is mounted on a somewhat larger piece of card. The slip of paper is lightly foxed around the edges. Good. <p>Joseph Hume [1777-1855] was a Scottish doctor… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO PSYCHIATRIST ARTHUR N. FOXE SIGNED BY PATHOLOGIST AND SENIOR EDITOR OF THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL LESTER S. KING, M.D.

TYPED LETTER TO PSYCHIATRIST ARTHUR N. FOXE SIGNED BY PATHOLOGIST AND SENIOR EDITOR OF THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL LESTER S. KING, M.D.

by King, Lester, M.D. (d. 2002). Pathologist and senior editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Published
1966.
Condition
Very good
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Chicago, IL: December 13, 1966., 1966.. Very good. - Two paragraphs typed on a 10-7/8 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of Journal of the American Medical Association letterhead with King's name printed as Senior Editor at the top. Signed "Lester S King" above his typed name and "Book Review Editor". There is some light creasing to… Read more
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