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DOCTOR FREUD

By Emil Ludwig

Manor Books. Very Good. 1973. Softcover. Clean, tight condition. Pages are unmarked, light age tanning. Cover has very light edgewear, light scuffing, creasing to spine. The master biographer's famous study of one of the most controversial sex psychologists of all time. [180-notosl] ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$7.95

HARVEY CUSHING Surgeon, Author, Artist

By Thomson, Elizabeth Harriet

Collier Books. Very Good. 1961. Softcover. Pages clean and unmarked. Cover has light edge and corner wear, light spotting/soiling. The life story of an American genius whose techniques revolutionized the field of brain surgery. [219-notosl]; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 318 pages .

$8.00

SIR WILLIAM OSLER 1849 - 1919 A Selection for Medical Students

By Roland, Charles G.

Toronto: The Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1982. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0772013411 . Hannah Inst. 1982 edition. HC/DJ Excellent condition - hardcover clean and intact, unmarked other than gift plate and small hospital lending library stamp. Jacket has scuffing and light wear, no tears. "William Osler, renowned physician and medical historian, was perhaps the most brilliant and influential teacher of medicine in his day.. Osler's many remarkable qualities are displayed in these selected essays, all brimming with the warmth and eloquence which was his trademark... " (300-osl) ; 8vo .

$7.00

FAMILY MEDICINE An Inside Look

By Livingston, Michael, M. D.

Richmond, B. C.: ORC Enterprises. Very Good+. 1980. First Edition. Softcover. 0889780897 . Very nice, tight, copy. Internal pages are clean and unmarked. Cover has light edge & corner wear, light soiling outer edge of pages, a little moreso to one bottom corner. A little curling to corners. 211 pages. "With wit, affection and honesty, Family Medicine takes the layman behind the closed doors of the doctors' office to learn the mysteries of the medical profession, including humorous tales of his medical school days and his daily encouters with patients..." (*lower shipping avail. To Cdn & overseas) [400-os] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$11.00

Who Got Einstein's Office?

By Regis, Ed

Addison-Wesley. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0201120658 . Hardcover & jacket have light edgewear, light soiling outer edge of pages, interior clean & tight. "Regis, who teaches philosophy at Howard University, presents an absorbing, often amusing and scientifically demanding biography of the famed 'home' for the world's foremost theoretical scientists located at the edge of the Princeton University campus in New Jersey. In 1933, when the institute opened, Einstein took up residence and his celebrated presence was soon amplified by the arrival of other legendary scientists of this century...."; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages .

$9.55

DESPITE THE ODDS Essays on Canadian Women and Science
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DESPITE THE ODDS Essays on Canadian Women and Science

By Ainley, Marianne Gosztonyi (editor)

Montreal: Vehicule Press. Very Good. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0919890962 . Cover has light edge and corner wear, light soiling to outer edge of pages, a few small scratches/indentations on front cover (indents can be seen on first few pages). Pages clean and unmarked except for previous owner's name on first page and a few small pencil/ink markings (fairly minimal). B/w photos. ; 8vo; 452 pages; This is the first book to address the status of Canadian women in the sciences from a historical and contemporary perspective. Essays on women in medicine, sociology, pharmacy and the natural sciences provide insights about our pioneer women scientists. Contemporary concerns are examined such as the career goals of female science students, gender separatism, and feminist research into genetic hazards in the workplace. (700) .

$11.50

EDWARD STEVENS Gastric Physiologist, Physician and American Statesman
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EDWARD STEVENS Gastric Physiologist, Physician and American Statesman

By Day, Stacey B.

Montreal: Cultural & Educational Productions. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. B000FM7ILC . HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover is clean, with light edgewear. Pages clean and tight, other than old pencilled price on first page. Slight soiling outer edge of pages. Jacket has moderate edgewear and a few small tears/chips, light scuffing/scratches to covers, some age tanning. Not clipped. With a complete translation of his inaugural dissertation 'De Alimentorum Concoctione' and interpretive notes on Gastric Digestion along with certain other selected and diplomatic papers. Stevens is a contemporary of Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Rush, Thomas Jefferson, et al, and is credited with the first isolation of human gastric juice. (400-noto) ; 8vo .

$30.00

GENIUS AT WORK, IMAGES OF ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL
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GENIUS AT WORK, IMAGES OF ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

By Dorothy Harley Eber

Viking Studio Books. Very Good+. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0670273899 . Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - usual ex-lib type of markings, only light wear overall, jacket attached to book. Interior very good, occasional light soiling and ink rubbing. B/w photos. Prologue by R. Buckminster Fuller. Contents: Interview with R. Buckminster Fuller; Arrivals; The inventor at home; Exploring right and left; The Tetrahedron; Getting into the air; Flight; They Hydrofoil years; Riding the HD-4; Courting the Admiralty; Final Days. (800) ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

$12.95

JOHN KEPLER German Renaissance Astronomer
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JOHN KEPLER German Renaissance Astronomer

By Armitage, Angus

London: Faber & Faber. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. 0571068685 . HC/DJ - fine/very good. Hardcover is clean and tight, slight rubbing to corners and spine ends, no markings. Jacket has age tanning, light edgewear and minor soiling, not price clipped. 194 pages. "This book represents a pioneer attempt to provide the general reader with a concise, historically pointed account of the eventful life story of the German Renaissance astronomer John Kepler. It includes a lucid commentary on his epoch-making scientific discoveries while seeking also to afford a glimpse of his half-mystical vision of the cosmic order...." (340noto) ; 8vo .

$10.95

WOMEN IN SCIENCE 100 Journeys Into the Territory
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WOMEN IN SCIENCE 100 Journeys Into the Territory

By Gornick, Vivian

Touchstone Books. Near Fine. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0671695924 . Very nice condition, clean and unmarked, slight wear and corner wear to covers. 172 pages. Interviews a cross section of women scientists in diverse fields, exploring their various experience in this last stronghold of male intellectual authoritarianism. More than 100 brief vignettes. (300os) ; 8vo .

$4.50

MAN NO BE GOD Bushdoctor in Cameroon
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MAN NO BE GOD Bushdoctor in Cameroon

By Lemke, Dieter M. D.

Writers Club Press. Near Fine. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0595170145 . Signed on first endpage "D. Lemke, MD". Excellent condition, clean and tight, no markings, a little scuffing/shelfwear to jacket. Man no be God is a fascinating story of one man's life and work as a medical missionary in Cameroon, Africa. ; 8vo; It is an absorbing and often humorous series of anecdotes and observations of the challenges and rewards of working as a doctor in Africa, as well as the unique opportunity he had to learn from the people of these intricate and colorful cultures.... (410-osl? ) ; Signed by Author .

$16.50

MAY CHINN, THE BEST MEDICINE Science Superstars Series

By Butts, Ellen R. & Schwartz, Joyce R.

Scientific American, Inc.. Very Good+. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0716765896 . Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition, usual ex-lib type of markings.. No jacket as issued. Only very light wear overall. "In the 1920s, May Chinn struggled against the odds to become one of the first African American doctors in the U. S. This book follows her life from childhood in New York City through 50 years as a researcher and doctor, allowing readers to appreciate her accomplishments in the world of science. (350osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$10.50

BERTRAND RUSSELL: A LIFE

By Gottschalk, Herbert

London: Unwin Books. Good+. 1967. Softcover. Interior pages clean & tight. Cover has light edgewear & a crease down front, light soiling. A concise biography of this eminent intellect and person, one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, mathematician & philospher Bertrand Russell. (os) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$8.95

OLD MAN THUNDER Father of the Bullet Train
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OLD MAN THUNDER Father of the Bullet Train

By Hosokawa, Bill

Sogo Way. New in New dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 0965958000 . New in shrink wrap. From a Reviewer: "..... World War II brought havoc to rail lines in Japan, leaving them unsuitable to meet the needs of a growing postwar Japanese economy. In 1955, after an accident forced the president of the railway to resign, Sogo, at age 71, was lured out of retirement to head the government-owned railroad. He was one of the few who were convinced that railroads would be Japan's best means of transportation, and he set out to build a new system, using the newest technology to carry heavy loads at rapid speeds....." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$12.95

MEMORIES OF TEILHARD DE CHARDIN
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MEMORIES OF TEILHARD DE CHARDIN

By De Terra, Helmut

London: The Scientific Book Club. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. Translated from the German by J. Maxwell Brown. 141 pages. Hardcover clean & tight, no markings, light soiling outer edge of pages, light corner/spine bumping. Jacket has light edgewear, couple tiny tears, light soiling & light watermark stain to spine bottom, back corners, not clipped. All who knew Teilhard de Chardin commented on his great gift for making friends. The author, de Terra, himself a distinguished geologist & palaeontologist, was a close friend of de Chardin and worked closely with him in the Far East. "The influence of Teilhard de Chardin as prehistorian, Christian philosopher and seer, has now been felt throughout the western world, and this portrait of the scientist at work increases our understanding of the man behind the ideas. " (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo .

$12.50

PATENTING THE SUN Polio and the Salk Vaccine
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PATENTING THE SUN Polio and the Salk Vaccine

By Smith, Jane S.

Doubleday Anchor. Very Good. 1991. First Edition. Softcover. 038541868X . Light edge & corner wear, light creasing, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior pages are clean and unmarked. 413 pages. B/w photos. "Smith makes the science of polio research both clear and exciting. She effectively captures the intensity that characterized the race to conquer the dreaded, crippling disease of polio....A quarter century agao, one of the Polio Pioneers who bravely volunteered was Jane Smith herself. In this book, she tells the story of the Salk vaccine - her story - with spirit and intelligence..." (385-noto) ; 8vo .

$7.50

THE SECOND CAREER
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THE SECOND CAREER

By Penfield, Wilder O.M., M.D., F.R.S.

Little Brown & Co. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. No edition stated - assumed to be first. Hardcover is quite clean, has light wear/bumping to spine ends & corners. Interior pages clean & unmarked. Would be upgraded to near fine except that first blank endpage has been clipped out. Jacket has age tanning, tape marks to rear, edgewear and several small tears and chips, light soiling, not clipped. 189 pages. "Dr. Wilder Penfield was a distinguished neurologist and neurosurgeon and also a writer, author of the historical novels No Other Gods and The Torch. This is a collection of his essays and speeches about medicine and society, intended for a general audience.."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall .

$14.50

DOLPHINS, THE MYTH & THE MAMMAL
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DOLPHINS, THE MYTH & THE MAMMAL

By Alpers, Antony

Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1961. 2nd Impression. Hardcover. 0395073383 . Signed & inscribed by author on 2nd page "For _____, for ___ later, from Antony Alpers, March 1963". HC/DJ - very good/fair. Hardcover is clean with light wear to edges, a little moreso to spine ends and corners, corner bumping. Interior clean and intact, light age tanning. B/w photos. Jacket has numerous tears and chips to edges, light staining to rear, not price clipped. "If dogs are man's best friends, perhaps it is only because he sees less of dolphins. In the great age of Greece, literature and legend sang the praises of these extraordinary creatures of the sea, whose sense of fun, friendliness and gentle grace have always endeared them to man...." ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author .

$16.95

THE TRANSIT OF VENUS The Brief, Brilliant Life of Jeremiah Horrocks,  Father of British Astronomy
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THE TRANSIT OF VENUS The Brief, Brilliant Life of Jeremiah Horrocks, Father of British Astronomy

By Aughton, Peter

London: Phoenix. New. 2005. Softcover. 0753818752 . New Book, no markings, slight creasing to rear. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Like Mercator and Longitude, The Transit of Venus is the fascinating story of a man ahead of his time, whose work laid the foundations for modern astronomy. There is a missing chapter in the history of astronomy. It lies between Galileo and Newton and belongs to a brilliant young Englishman, who, in the period before the English Civil War, was the greatest astronomer in the kingdom. [345-notosl] .

$10.50

TUXEDO PARK, A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That  Changed the Course of World War II
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TUXEDO PARK, A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II

By Conant, Jennet

Simon & Schuster. Fine. 2002. First Edition. Softcover. 0684872870 . Only very light wear overall, interior clean & tight, no markings. B/w photos. 330 pages.From Publishers Weekly:Alfred Lee Loomis (1887-1975) made his fortune in the 1920s by investing in public utilities, but science was his first love. In 1928, he established a premier research facility in Tuxedo Park, N. Y. , that attracted such brilliant minds as Einstein, Bohr and Fermi and became instrumental in the Allies' WWII victory. Conant, a magazine writer, draws on studies, family papers and interviews with Loomis's friends, family and colleagues (she's a relative of two scientists who worked with Loomis) to trace the story of the tycoon's professional and social life (the latter fairly racy). ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$9.55

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