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RED FOX CHEWING TOBACCO:  A Blend of Choice Tobaccos - Flavor with life in it!  [pocket notebook]
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RED FOX CHEWING TOBACCO: A Blend of Choice Tobaccos - Flavor with life in it! [pocket notebook]

By Taylor Brothers

Winston-Salem, NC: Taylor Brothers, 1952. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (24)pp blank leaves for notes (unused), promotional text printed inside covers. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers, 5.5" x 3" [Unrecorded by OCLC.].

$22.00

ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE NURSING CLASS OF 1919, COLUMBUS HOSPITAL, GREAT FALLS, MONTANA.  Individual photos and photo-montage by F.E.G. Rogers
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ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE NURSING CLASS OF 1919, COLUMBUS HOSPITAL, GREAT FALLS, MONTANA. Individual photos and photo-montage by F.E.G. Rogers

By Montana, Great Falls / Columbus Hospital

1919. Original photograph. Very Good. Contains head-and-shoulders portraits of eight young women in white nursing caps and uniforms, arranged within a shield labeled "Great Falls Columbus Hospital, 1919" with a white cross at the bottom. Image size is 10" x 8". Mounted in the original mat, with the names of the eight women written boldly in pencil on the verso. Surnames are: Donat, Youngren, Hutcheson, Oneal, Lichter, Allen, Goodyear, and Fromhart. Overall size is 13.5" x 11.25" Founded in 1892 by five Sisters of Providence nuns, the hospital was named Columbus after the explorer. Those five nuns nursed more than 99 patients the first year, made 43 home visits, served 170 meals, and wrote 475 prescriptions, according to an article in the Great Falls Tribune. A nurses home was added to the hospital in 1903. By the time the young women in this 1919 photograph graduated, the Wesley Van Orsdel Nurses Home had been built across the street.

$193.00

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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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

By Colson Company

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; The "Atlantic City" Swivel Push Chair; The "Sleepy Hollow" Reclining Push Chair; The "Station Master" Push Chair; The "New York" designed for narrow doors and elevators; The "St. Barnabas" Self-propelling, Reclining Chair; The "Office Runabout"; The "Tulsa" Folding Chair; The "Popular" Rocker Truck; The "Amherst" Tricycle; The "Princeton" Tricycle; The "Government Special" Tricycle; "Men's Auto Coaster"; The "Spinal Carriage," a bed on wheels; chain-driven chairs; safety lock brakes; three- and four-wheel running gears; luggage carrier; &c., &c. About 70 different models are shown, plus auxiliary equipment. Bound in cloth-backed, printed tan wrappers, 6.5" x 5" [OCLC locates only a 1930 catalog issued by this company, with one holding at the Ohio Historical Connection.].

$330.00

Five (5) labels and advertising pieces from various US pharmacies as described below
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Five (5) labels and advertising pieces from various US pharmacies as described below

By Pharmacy

1920. Original documents. Very Good. Five items, measuring 1"x2" to 3.5"x6": blotter with photo of woman, child and horse, from Dion Drug Co. of Somersworth, N.H., Pure Drugs, Patent Medicines, Toilet Articles, Prescriptions Carefully Compounded; Curtis Bay Pharmacy of Baltimore, MD, C.B.P. Pure Olive Oil.; W.E. Chapman, Pharmacist, of Fairlee, Vermont, Soda Mint Tablets with dosage; Suffield Pharmacy of Suffield, CT, Sweet Spirit of Nitre, contents and dosage; Curtis Bay Pharmacy of Baltimore, Borax label.

$22.00

THE LIFE AND WORKINGS OF THE BEAVER
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THE LIFE AND WORKINGS OF THE BEAVER

By Spiegel, Dr. Morris

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; smudged throughout, staples rusted. 8.25" x 5.75" Dr. M. Spiegel and his sons were charged in 1915 with violation of the Food & Drugs Act for misbranding and exaggerated claims for the efficacy of Dr. Jones' Beaver Oil. The charge noted in part, "This Liniment has been in use since 1869." [WorldCat finds two holdings of this title: Central Connecticut State and U Rochester Medical Center.].

$55.00

WASH YOUR FAT AWAY WITH HOWARD OBESITY OINTMENT:  Simple, Harmless and Inexpensive External Remedy  [broadside]
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WASH YOUR FAT AWAY WITH HOWARD OBESITY OINTMENT: Simple, Harmless and Inexpensive External Remedy [broadside]

By Howard Company

New York: Howard Co, 1900. Original document. Very Good. Broadside, printed in black ink on pulp stock, lightly tanned, one horizontal fold. Text in part: "It removes fat from that part of the body to which it is applied--restoring the natural bloom of youth, leaving no wrinkles or flabbiness....You merely apply the ointment to the part you wish reduced....We guarantee results....We will send you our book on obesity, which gives cases and facts of the new discovery--a cure by absorption....Confidential." A full-figured woman in Victorian dress appears rather glum. 17" x 11" The Howard Company operated from Suite 40, No. 6 W. 22d St., New York." [Unrecorded by WorldCat.].

$22.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIAN & WRITER DR. J.G. HOLLAND, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY
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CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIAN & WRITER DR. J.G. HOLLAND, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY

By Holland, Josiah Gilbert

New York: Sarony, 1860. Original document. Fine. Head-and-shoulders sepiatone portrait of Holland in wide-lapel coat, white dickey and collar, and bow tie, facing left and looking slightly to his right. Below the image is printed "Sarony, 680 Broadway, N.Y.", above which is written in ink "Dr. Holland" [not an authentic signature]. Holland (1819-1881), later known by his pseudonym "Timothy Titcomb," earned his M.D. at Berkshire Medical College, tried practicing medicine at Springfield, Massachusetts, did some writing on the side, and eventually gave up medicine in favor of editing and writing, &c. His works include a "History of Western Massachusetts," "Titcomb's Letters to Young People," three novels, three books of poetry, etc.

$138.00

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIAN & POET, OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, PHOTOGRAPHED BY WARREN STUDIOS
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CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN PHYSICIAN & POET, OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, PHOTOGRAPHED BY WARREN STUDIOS

By Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr

Boston: Warren, 1860. Original document. Very Good. Head and shoulders sepiatone image of Holmes in coat, vest, starched collar and bow tie, looking slightly to his left. Printed on the verso: "Warren, Boston and Cambridgeport, Mass." Written in pencil, "OWHolmes" [not an authentic signature]. Holmes (1809-1894) was a New England medical reformer and author, perhaps best known for his "Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table" and related titles.

$165.00

TRADE CARD FOR DR. BICKNELL'S SYRUP, THE GREAT CHOLERA REMEDY ... Prepared only by Edward Sutton, Providence, R.I.  11 month 1865
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TRADE CARD FOR DR. BICKNELL'S SYRUP, THE GREAT CHOLERA REMEDY ... Prepared only by Edward Sutton, Providence, R.I. 11 month 1865

By Sutton, Edward and Abraham Lincoln

New York: Demas Barnes & Co., General Agent, 1865. Original document. Good. Mounted on the recto is an albumen print of a scene at Abraham Lincoln's funeral, showing a casket with the name "Lincoln," a grieving woman, two lighted candles, a Union soldier crying, a scout in buckskin, and a small view of the interior of the church where services were held. On the verso is a detailed promotional text for the cholera remedy, including a long testimonial by one Benjamin Hall, wholesale dealer in flour and groceries. Faint corner stain. Image measures 2" x 3-1/8". Card measures 2.5" x 4" The Huntington Library has a different exploitative card, featuring Lincoln and Tad at the center of a promotion for Dr. Bucknell's Syrup.

$110.00

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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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

By Shorb, J. Campbell and R. LaRoche

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.

$28.00

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

By [Bremser, Johann Gottfried]

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.].

$83.00

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

By Chicago Medical Journal

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 Wines & Brandies; Fougera's Cod Liver Oil; Kirkwood's Fumigating Inhaler; &c. Printed self-wrappers, neatly removed from a bound volume of pamphlets. 9.5" x 6"

$28.00

THE LADIES BIRTHDAY ALMANAC, 1935:  Thedford's Black-Draught [and] Cardui for Women
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THE LADIES BIRTHDAY ALMANAC, 1935: Thedford's Black-Draught [and] Cardui for Women

By Chattanooga Medicine Company

Chattanooga, Tennessee: Chattanooga Medicine Co, 1935. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. (32)pp; illustrations in text (products and testimonial portraits). Bound in pale green wrappers, printed in black. Text block tanned as usual, otherwise clean and tight. 7.5" x 5" Contains an astronomical calendar and many testimonials to the efficacy and uses of Cardui and Black-Draught. [WorldCat records this title but finds no holdings.].

$28.00

ARREST WARRANT--PRACTICING MEDICINE WITHOUT A LICENSE:; State of Kansas, Plaintiff vs. J. Bazan,  29 June 1911
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ARREST WARRANT--PRACTICING MEDICINE WITHOUT A LICENSE:; State of Kansas, Plaintiff vs. J. Bazan, 29 June 1911

By Kansas, Wyandotte County

Kansas City, Kansas, 1911. Original document. Very Good. (2)pp, folio. Complaint filed by James M. Meeks, Assistant County Attorney. Signed by: R. McFarland, Clerk; C.S. Thomas, Deputy; and J.H. Brady, Deputy Sheriff. Docketed on verso, with pencil notation of $200 bail. Printed forms, filled in by hand. 14" x 8.5"

$28.00

AUGUST FLOWER AND GERMAN SYRUP ALMANAC, 1889
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AUGUST FLOWER AND GERMAN SYRUP ALMANAC, 1889

By Green, G.G.

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 a leather book with clasps. 9" x 6.75" Briefly, here are some of Green's elaborate claims. "German Syrup cures Consumption ... German Syrup cures Bronchitis ... Asthma ... Tuberculosis ... Pneumonia ... Pleurisy ... Colds .... It cures all diseases of the respiratory organs .... August Flower cures Piles ... Liver and Kidney complaints ... Dyspepsia ... Dizziness or Vertigo ... Sick Headache ... Bad Breath ... Debility and Tired Feeling ... Epilepsy or Fits ... Neuralgia ... Diseases of Women .... Ague Conqueror cures Chills and Fever ... Ague Cake ... Bilious Fever ... Dengue or Break Bone Fever ... Typhoid Fever ...," &c., &c. The descriptions are lengthy and assertive. [WorldCat records holdings of Green's 1890 almanac, but not this 1889 one.].

$50.00

MEMORIAL TO MAURICE HOWE RICHARDSON,  December 31st, 1851 to July 31st, 1912
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MEMORIAL TO MAURICE HOWE RICHARDSON, December 31st, 1851 to July 31st, 1912

By Fitz, R.H. and others

Boston: Published by the author, 1913. First Edition. Printed Stiff Wrappers. Very Good. 30pp. 9" x 6" Richardson was Surgeon-in-Chief at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. [WorldCat locates only the Columbia U and Harvard U copies.].

$28.00

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

By Hydrick, J.L.

NY: Netherlands Information Bureau, 1942. First book edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. 83pp; 14illus from photographs, 2 charts. 9.25" x 6"

$33.00

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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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...

By Angl-Salve

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 display type at the top of this broadside.

$39.00

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

By Webster, William A.

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. Crenshaw, 10.5" x 7.25"; two used envelopes from the Webster Company, one with a birdseye view of their plant.

$33.00

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

By McIntire, Magee and Brown

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 at top. 10" x 6"

$28.00

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