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Refractive Errors in the Eyes of Children As Determined by Retinoscopic  Examination with a Cycloplegic:  Results of Eye Examinations of 1,860  White School Children in Washington, D. C.
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Refractive Errors in the Eyes of Children As Determined by Retinoscopic Examination with a Cycloplegic: Results of Eye Examinations of 1,860 White School Children in Washington, D. C.

By Kempf, Grover A. ; Collins, Selwyn D. ; Jarman, Bernard L. ; United States Public Health Service

Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office. Good; Covers soiled.. 1928. Softcover. Printed gray stapled wraps. Public Health Bulletin No. 182. ; 56 pages .

$20.00

Diagnosis of Genito-Urinary Dieases Including Urinalysis
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Diagnosis of Genito-Urinary Dieases Including Urinalysis

By Berger, Henry Irving

NY: Od Chem. Co.. Fair; Wraps heavily soiled and worn.. N.D.. Second Edition. Softcover. Gray printed stapled wraps. Circa 1920s. Urology diseases diagnosed and purported to be cured with Od Chem. Co's Sanmetto urinary tonic, made of palmetto leaves and sandalwood. ; 65 pages .

$17.00

Studies in Roentgen-Ray Diagnosis:  With Especial Reference to the  Gastro-Intestinal Tract
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Studies in Roentgen-Ray Diagnosis: With Especial Reference to the Gastro-Intestinal Tract

By Christie, A. C.

Washington DC: Government Printing Office. Good; Covers soiled.. 1914. Softcover. Gray printed wraps. War Department, Office of the Surgeon-General, Bulletin No. 7. 35 pages of text followed by many pages of x-ray photographs of various internal injuries. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Rats, Lice and History
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Rats, Lice and History

By Zinsser, Hans

Boston: Little, Brown And Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, . boards lightly rubbed.. 1935. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth. The classic social history that examines how typhus epidemics shaped world history. ; 301 pages .

$20.00

War-Time Nerves
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War-Time Nerves

By Hall, Herbert J.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Penciled gift inscription on front free . endpaper, jacket toned, chipped and missing sections at spine.. 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed boards with printed paper label on front boards and spine. A collection of essays previously published by the medical doctor in The Bellman, about his experiences in treating soldiers suffering from shell-shock and other mental disorders during World War I. Dr. Hall was a Massachusetts physician who was a strong proponent of the rest cure and using crafts and other manual work in the burgeoning field of occupational therapy. ; 118 pages .

$50.00

Organotherapy in General Practice
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Organotherapy in General Practice

NY: G. W. Carnrick Co.. Good; Covers soiled and waterstained along spine.. 1924. Softcover. A guide to diagnosing and treating various diseases with extracts from human and animal tissues and hormones. Several photos and illustrations. List of Carnrick Co.' s various medical products at rear. ; 253 pages .

$20.00

Billy Baxter\'s Letters
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Billy Baxter's Letters

By Kountz, William J. , Jr.

Harmarville, PA: Duquesne Distributing Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Two inch split to spine, owner name on front . free endpaper, lateral crack to front pastedown.. 1899. Hardcover. Tan decorative cloth with elaborate designs of postal box on front and rear boards signed F. H. . Frontispiece photo of the author and many black and white illustrations, several by Anna Burnham. Title page printed in black with raven vignette in center separately printed in red. vii, 90 pp. Measures 6.5 x 4 inches. Top edges gilt. Printed by Lakeside Press. Preface by George McC. Kountz notes that the author died prematurely at age 31 years and that this volume of collected stories, two of which were never previously published, is meant as a posthumous tribute. A collection of the popular, humorous advertising stories penned by Pennsylvania patent medicine huckster William J. Kountz, Jr. To promote his Red Raven Splits, single dose bottles of sparkling aperient water which was touted to cure hangovers, dyspepsia, and all manner of ills. One ad trumpeted that the beverage clears the head, sweetens the stomach and cools the blood, while another recommended that the salient laxative was for high livers livers. .

$15.00

Overcoming Tuberculosis:  An Almanac of Recovery
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Overcoming Tuberculosis: An Almanac of Recovery

By Webb, Gerald B. ; Ryder, Charles T.

NY: Paul B. Hoeber, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, covers soiled.. 1927. Third Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. First half of book (81 pages) describes the rest, air bathing, and diet in the treatment of tuberculosis, followed by charts describing the course of one's recovery from TB with inspirational quotes by various authors in the margins. .

$40.00

The Indian Physician:  Containing a New System of Practice Founded on  Medical Plants
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The Indian Physician: Containing a New System of Practice Founded on Medical Plants

By Rishel, Dr. Jonas

Ohio State University. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, faint foxing to endpapers.. 1980. Reprint. Hardcover. Pictorial boards. A reprint of this 1828 popular medicine title. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 135 pages .

$20.00

Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality
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Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality

NY: The Kny-Scheerer Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, split at head of spine.. 1915. Twentieth Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with titles and designs stamped in black and gilt on front boards and spine. [4], 1001-5216 pp, + 56 pp. Index. A massive surgical instrument and medical supply catalogue with numerous photographs, engravings, and other illustrations on every page. Includes blue printed sheet tipped in ahead of front free endpaper noting that the catalog prices are to be increased by 20% since the European war broke out. A great visual and historical reference for antique medicine, covering post-mortem supplies, diagnostic instruments, surgical instruments, artificial leeches, vacuum cups, bone drills, trepanning instruments, artificial anuses, massage instruments, operating tables, dental instruments, papier-mache anatomical models, obstetric phantoms, premature baby incubators, and osteological preparations, among others. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$130.00

Discoverers for Medicine
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Discoverers for Medicine

By Woglom, William H. , M. D.

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on front . pastedown, jacket tattered and with loss at head and tail of spine. An . historical look at some of the medical discoveries that have been made by . curious minds outside the field of medicine.. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Index, bibliography, illustrations. Gray cloth binding. ; 229 pages .

$20.00

A Counter-Blaste to Tobacco
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A Counter-Blaste to Tobacco

By James I

Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and rubbed, page . tops foxed.. 1954. Reprint. Hardcover. Introduction by Ann Hill. A reprint of this 1604 title railing against tobacco use, issued after cancer specialists in the mid-20th century released their warnings about the adverse health impacts of cigarettes. ; Miniature Books; 36 pages .

$12.00

The Debt of Medicine to Ancient Greece and Rome
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The Debt of Medicine to Ancient Greece and Rome

By Anson, Barry J.

Chicago: Northwestern University Medicial School. Very Good. 1957. Reprint. Softcover. Printed tan stapled wraps. Reprinted from the Quarterly Bulletin, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, 1957, Vol. 31, No. 2, Page 150, Summer Quarter. Illustrations. ; 19 pages .

$17.00

Insanity:  Its Classification, Diagnosis and Treatment, a Manual for  Students and Practitioners of Medicine
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Insanity: Its Classification, Diagnosis and Treatment, a Manual for Students and Practitioners of Medicine

By Spitzka, E. C. , M. D.

NY: Bermingham & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, gift . inscription on front free endpaper.. 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Green blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. pp [9]-14, [17]-415. A volume in Bermingham's Medical Library. Index. An early American medical book for alienists and doctors in which the author outlines his definitions and classifications of the various kinds of insanity (melancholia, stuporous insanity, insanity of pubescence, hysterical insanity, epileptic insanity) and the causes of insanity (sudden stoppage of the menstrual flow, "the functional abuse of the male sexual apparatus", etc. ). ; Ex-Library .

$45.00

The Physiology of the Senses
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The Physiology of the Senses

By M'Kendrick, John Gray; Snodgrass, William

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1906. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth binding. xx, 318 pp plus publisher's ads. Numerous engravings. ; University Manuals .

$18.00

Mainstay:  For the Well Spouse of the Chronically Ill
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Mainstay: For the Well Spouse of the Chronically Ill

By Strong, Maggie

Northhampton, MA: Bradford Books. Very Good. 1997. Revised Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0965717909 . xii, 394 pages. Appendices, index. An updated edition of the first book to focus on the needs of the well spouse as distinct from those of the caregiver. .

$15.00

Dr. Chase's Recipes:  Or, Information for Everybody: an Invaluable  Collection of about Eight Hundred Practical Recipes
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Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody: an Invaluable Collection of about Eight Hundred Practical Recipes

By Chase, A. W.

Ann Arbor, MI: Self-Published. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, minor bookworm damage to endpapers, . light foxing and toning.. 1866. 31st edition. Hardcover. Brown blindstamped cloth. xxxi, 384 pp. Four full-page engravings showing portrait of the Good Doctor Chase, his office, University of Michigan, and the parts of a horse. Other smaller engravings throughout text. Owner signature of Miss Emeline Bishop, Palmyra, NY 1871 on front flyleaf. Cagle 139 (46th edition) , Bitting p. 84 (24th edition). A 19th century recipe book for medicines, foods, veterinary products, and items for the grocer, blacksmith, shoe-maker, jeweler, salon-keeper, tanner, and other tradesmen. Instructions for making everything from spavin liniment to Aromatic Schiedam Schnapps (as well as temperance drinks), to gold lacquer for tinning. .

$45.00

Human Sterilization:  Techniques of Permanent Conception Control
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Human Sterilization: Techniques of Permanent Conception Control

By Dickinson, Robert Latour; Gamble, Clarence James

Self Published. Good; Covers soiled and worn, owner writing on front cover, library stamps . and markings.. 1950. Softcover. A monograph on human sterilization by the two medical doctor authors, with illustrations by Dr. Dickinson. Discusses various medical sterilization procedures for both men and women and advocates sterilization to prevent feeble-minded parents from procreating, for women whose health is affected by future pregnancies, and for families "who have brought to the community all the progeny they -or the state- can support and equip." ; Ex-Library; 40 pages .

$30.00

The Apothecaries Shop Opened, Vol. 1
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The Apothecaries Shop Opened, Vol. 1

By Petrie, Hugh G.

Blackwell, Bristol, England: Stuart Press. Very Good. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 1858041023 . Printed pink stapled wraps. A guide to historical reenactment as a 16th-17th century medical practitioner. Includes some receipts for making various medicinal compounds. ; Living History Reference Books; 26 pages .

$13.00

Some American Medical Botanists Commemorated in Our Botanical Nomenclature
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Some American Medical Botanists Commemorated in Our Botanical Nomenclature

By Kelly, Howard A.

Troy, NY: The Southworth Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, front hinge cracked.. 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Dark green cloth with titles and designs stamped on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Many photos and other illustrations. Biographical sketches of the life and work of thirty pioneering botanists, originally delivered as lectures before the Medical Historical Society of Chicago in 1910 and the University of Nebraska in 1913. Warmly inscribed by the author to David S. Keiser in 1929 on the front free endpaper. Garrison-Morton 8548. ; 215 pages; Signed by Author .

$40.00

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