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cover of COLSON WHEEL CHAIRS, CRIPPLE MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT [cover title].  WHEEL CHAIRS:  Machines for Cripples, Catalog No. 62.  Catalog of a very high grade of specially made vehicles and equipment for all conditions of invalidism and disability

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Elyria, Ohio: Colson Company, 1920. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 78pp with index; illustrated throughout from photographs. Contains detailed descriptions of the equipment, specifications, and many illustrations. Models include: The "Fifth Avenue" Push Chair; The "Boulevard" Push Chair; The "Buster Brown" Child's Push Chair; The "Home Runabout" Self-propelling House Chair; … Read more
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cover of THE LIFE AND WORKINGS OF THE BEAVER

THE LIFE AND WORKINGS OF THE BEAVER

by Spiegel, Dr. Morris

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Published
1904
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Good
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First Edition
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£37.66

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Albany, N.Y.: Dr. M. Spiegel, 1904. First Edition. Softcover. Good. (16)pp; illustrations in text. More than half of this booklet is an advertising vehicle for Dr. Jones' Beaver Oil as a curative for sciatica, rheumatism, neuralgia, sore throat, bronchitis, back ache, toothache, headache, bruises, sprains, lameness, chilblains, frostbite, etc. Bound in pictorial tan wrappers; … Read more
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cover of BACH'S NEW FAMILY RECEIPT BOOK, AND GUIDE TO HEALTH, FOR 1856

BACH'S NEW FAMILY RECEIPT BOOK, AND GUIDE TO HEALTH, FOR 1856

by Coventry, P.V.R. & Co

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Published
1856
Condition
Fair
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First Edition
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Auburn, N.Y.: P.V.R. Coventry & Co, 1856. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. 32pp; woodcut view of Bach's building on page one. Bound in decorated tan wrappers; dog-eared and bit stained. 5.75" x 4.25" Promotional text, case studies, and testimonials.
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cover of ADDRESSES ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE PORTRAIT OF GEORGE B. WOOD, M.D. ... TO THE WISTAR AND HORNER MUSEUM, ON HIS RETIREMENT FROM HIS CHAIR,  MARCH 15, 1860

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Philadelphia: Collins, Printer, 1860. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 17pp. Bound in printed gray wrappers, sewn. 9" x 5.75" Dr. Wood was Professor of the Practice of Medicine and Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Drs. Shorb and LaRoche authored a number of other papers in their field.
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cover of TRAITE ZOOLOGIQUE ET PHYSIOLOGIQUE SUR LES VERS INTESTINAUX DE L'HOMME:  ATLAS

TRAITE ZOOLOGIQUE ET PHYSIOLOGIQUE SUR LES VERS INTESTINAUX DE L'HOMME: ATLAS

by [Bremser, Johann Gottfried]

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Published
1824
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Very Good
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First Edition
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£56.49

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Paris: Panckoucke, 1824. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 6pp; 12 b&w plates with tissue guards. Bound in printed salmon wrappers, furled at edges. 10.5" x 8.25" Text in French, describing the plates. [OCLC locates two holdings: San Diego State, College of Physicians of Philadelphia.].
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cover of CHICAGO MEDICAL JOURNAL ADVERTISER:  Embracing Notices of Only First Class Houses in the Various Branches of Business Represented

CHICAGO MEDICAL JOURNAL ADVERTISER: Embracing Notices of Only First Class Houses in the Various Branches of Business Represented

by Chicago Medical Journal

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Published
1873
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Chicago: Medical Journal, 1873. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp; illustrated adverts. Advertisers include: publishers of medical books; wholesale druggists; Garratt's Electric Disk; Lanoix Vaccine; Rush Medical College; Dr. Kidder's Electrical Apparatus; Harvard U Medical Department; Savory & Moore's Pancreatic Emulsion; French Brandies, West India Rum, California… Read more
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cover of AUGUST FLOWER AND GERMAN SYRUP ALMANAC, 1889

AUGUST FLOWER AND GERMAN SYRUP ALMANAC, 1889

by Green, G.G.

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Published
1888
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Very Good
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First Edition
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£33.89

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Woodbury, NJ: L.M. Green Co, 1888. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 32pp; engraved illustrations of the Green headquarters and grounds, including two full-page views of the Laboratory. Includes weather-diary pages (unused) for each month, along with promotional text regarding Green's curatives and testimonials by ecstatic users. Bound in gilt-stamped brown wrappers, made to resemble… Read more
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cover of INTENSIVE RURAL HYGIENE WORK IN THE NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES:; With an introduction by Professor J. Snapper

INTENSIVE RURAL HYGIENE WORK IN THE NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES:; With an introduction by Professor J. Snapper

by Hydrick, J.L.

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Published
1942
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Very Good
Edition
First book edition
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£22.60

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NY: Netherlands Information Bureau, 1942. First book edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. 83pp; 14illus from photographs, 2 charts. 9.25" x 6"
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cover of ANGL-SALVE -- The New Discovery...  [broadside]:; In the Treatment of Colds, Sore Throat, Pneumonia, Croup, Catarrh, Whooping-Cough, Cold in the Head or Chest, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Hay Fever, Bronchitis, Headache...

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Morgantown, WV: A.R.G. Remedy Co, 1900. Original edition. Very Good. Broadside, printed in black ink on tan paper. Text continues: "...Being an external treatment it is more effective and less troublesome than plasters or poultices [?]. It contains no harmful drugs or chemicals...." 12.25" x 9" Drawings of two Native Americans flank the… Read more
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cover of WILLIAM A. WEBSTER CO. ETHICAL PHARMACEUTICAL SPECIALTIES:; Small collection of sales literature

WILLIAM A. WEBSTER CO. ETHICAL PHARMACEUTICAL SPECIALTIES:; Small collection of sales literature

by Webster, William A.

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Published
1929
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Very Good
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Original editions
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Memphis, Tennessee: William A. Webster Co, 1929. Original editions. Very Good. Includes: 4-page, illustrated brochure of tablets, tonics and ointments, 11" x 8.5"; November Flyer of Special Offers, one page, brown ink on yellow stock, 14" x 8.5"; promotional letter to a physician in West Virginia regarding Good Character, Panodynes and Cathartones, signed by W.A.… Read more
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cover of KORRECT OPTHALMIC CABINET  [broadside]:; Wholesale, Manufacturing and Jobbing Opticians

KORRECT OPTHALMIC CABINET [broadside]:; Wholesale, Manufacturing and Jobbing Opticians

by McIntire, Magee and Brown

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Published
1910
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Very Good
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Original edition
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Philadelphia: McIntire, Magee & Brown, 1910. Original edition. Very Good. Printed black ink on white stock, text and illustration of opthalmic cabinet. In part: "A compact cabinet offering the conveniences that are necessary for efficient diagnosis and prescription...." Explains the design features and practicality of the cabinet, with dimensions and prices. Doctor's name written… Read more
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cover of SACCHARATED EXTRACT COTO BARK:; Small collection of sales literature

SACCHARATED EXTRACT COTO BARK:; Small collection of sales literature

by Wheeler Chemical Works

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Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
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Original editions
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Chicago: Wheeler Chemical, 1898. Original editions. Very Good. Includes: 4-page brochure on this new "Bolivian Drug," 7.75" x 4"; promotional letter re three sizes of Noitol samples, 5.5" x 8.5"; handwritten form for ordering Noitol samples, 5.5" x 8.5"; original mailing envelope, torn open at the end.
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cover of WE SELL THE GENUINE I.X.L. OINTMENT AND I.X.L. LINIMENT -- Can Furnish Ointment in Tube with Pile Pipe Attached

WE SELL THE GENUINE I.X.L. OINTMENT AND I.X.L. LINIMENT -- Can Furnish Ointment in Tube with Pile Pipe Attached

by Walter, J.A.

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original edition
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Manchester, PA: J.A. Walter, Mfr, 1920. Original edition. Very Good. Printed in bold black letters on white card stock; small photo-portrait of Walter in corner. 7" x 9.25"
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cover of PREVENTIVE MEDICINES:  Probably Saves More Lives and Health than Prescriptions and Surgery

PREVENTIVE MEDICINES: Probably Saves More Lives and Health than Prescriptions and Surgery

by Preventive Medicines

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original edition
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Neffsville, PA: Geo. W. Briggs, 1920. Original edition. Very Good. Printed in black on tan paper. 9.25" x 6" Lists Briggs' Remedies and prices: Pain Killer...Lotions...Salve...List of Dr. Burkhart's Remedies...Goiter Lotion...Anima Lotions, &c.
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cover of 1843 HANDWRITTEN RECEIPT TO R.H. HOUSEL FOR NAMED MEDICINES [see below].; Dated at Milford, Bucks County, Pennsylvania,  Sept. 1st, 1843

1843 HANDWRITTEN RECEIPT TO R.H. HOUSEL FOR NAMED MEDICINES [see below].; Dated at Milford, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Sept. 1st, 1843

by Comstock and Tyler

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Published
1843
Condition
Good
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Original manuscript
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1843. Original manuscript. Good. One page, written in sepia ink on buff paper, docketed on verso; little foxed, light wear. 4.25" x 7.5" In part: ".Bot of Comstock & Tyler on sale: 1 Doz Indian Rheumatic Specific--$12.00; 1 Do. Nerve and bone Linament--$12.00; 1/2 Doz. Libbys Life Bitter [entry crossed out]. One half Commission per Agent.… Read more
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cover of 1847 HANDWRITTEN RECEIPT TO JACOB HOUSEL FOR SIX DOZENS OF EDEL'S VEGETABLE PURGATIVE PILLS AT $1 PER DOZEN, BUCKS COUNTY, PA

1847 HANDWRITTEN RECEIPT TO JACOB HOUSEL FOR SIX DOZENS OF EDEL'S VEGETABLE PURGATIVE PILLS AT $1 PER DOZEN, BUCKS COUNTY, PA

by Cummings, John M.

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Published
1847
Condition
Good
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Original manuscript
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Warwick Twp, Bucks Co, Pa, 1847. Original manuscript. Good. Written in sepia ink on buff paper; edge tears, no text loss. One page, docketed on the verso. In part: "...one Dollar per dozen is to be paid if not returned, when sold...." Dated 29 April 1847. Signed by John M. Cummings. 4" x… Read more
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cover of DON'T SCRATCH THAT ITCH!  USE ITCH-ME-NOT FOR POISON IVY, CHIGGERS, MOSQUITO BITES, FOOT ITCH, INSECT BITES..

DON'T SCRATCH THAT ITCH! USE ITCH-ME-NOT FOR POISON IVY, CHIGGERS, MOSQUITO BITES, FOOT ITCH, INSECT BITES..

by Itch-me-not

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
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Original edition
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1920. Original edition. not bound. Very Good. Broadside, printed in green ink; some slight age-toning. 7.25" x 17" YOU FEEL IT TAKE HOLD! YOU FEEL THE RELIEF IN MINUTES!
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A POCKET NOTE BOOK

by Treible, S. Decker, M.D.

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia: M.E. Millard, 1910. First Edition. Original wraps. Very Good. 48pp; portrait. This unused memo book contains Dr. Treible's medical advice on diseases of the sexual organs, impotence, etc.--an extended sales pitch for his National Medical Institute at Philadelphia, featuring "treatment by correspondence" and testimonials for the medicines produced "in our medical laboratory." 5" x 3"… Read more
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cover of AWFUL ITCH!  CONSTANT TORTURE---WOUNDS THAT WILL NOT HEAL . THEN: INSTANT RELIEF---NO AMPUTATION

AWFUL ITCH! CONSTANT TORTURE---WOUNDS THAT WILL NOT HEAL . THEN: INSTANT RELIEF---NO AMPUTATION

by Awful Itch broadside

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Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original
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Buffalo, NY: Charles A. Drefs, 1915. Original. Very Good. In part: "...Gradually Eruption Disappears---The Skin made Clean, Pure and Healthy. Have You A Bad Leg with Wounds that Discharge or do not Heal!...There is a poison under the skin ...Perhaps your knees or ankles are swollen...ulcerated...discolored...Some may have told you that your case is hopeless, or that amputation… Read more
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