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James Lind, Founder of Nautical Medicine.

By RODDIS, Louis H:

Heinemann, 1951, pp. xii, 177. Dust jacket just a trifle rubbed at the top edge, else very good condition.


The Common Nature of Epidemics and their relation to Climate and Civilisation. Also remarks on Contagion and Quarantine.

By SMITH, Southwood:

Trubner, London, 1866, pp. vi, 130. Original cloth, largely unopened. Very small area of damage to the spine, else excellent condition.


Penicillin, Its Practical Application.

By FLEMING, Alexander:

Butterworth, London, 1950, pp. xiv, 491. Second edition (revised, rewritten and enlarged). Original dark green cloth, very good coondition. This second edition seems to be much less common than the first.


The Naked-Eye Anatomy of the Human Teeth.


John Wright, Bristol, 1903, pp.xi, 194. Original cloth, some light foxing, but a good, sound copy.


The Hazards of Immunization.

By WILSON, Sir Graham:

Athlone Press, London, 1967, pp. x, 324. Dust jacket a bit dusty, top edge spotted, but a good, sound copy.


Industrial Maladies.

By LEGGE, Sir Thomas:

Oxford University Press, 1934, pp. xvi,234. Original cloth binding rather dull, but sound condition.


Further Experiments on The Disinfecting Powers of Increased Temperatures.

By HENRY, William, M.D. F.R.S.:

Richard Taylor, London, 1832, pp. 12. Offprint from the Philosophical Magazine and Annals, 1832. Original wrappers, rather rubbed and dusty and separated from the stitching, but still in sound condition. Front wrapper with inscription from the author to Jas Heywood and by him given to B. H. Bright. Henry was a prominent chemist and doctor in Manchester, and developed Henry's Law relating to the absorption of gases by water. He shot himself in 1836 in Pendlebury.


A New Method of Treating Consumptions. Wherein All the Decays Incident to Human Bodies, Are Mechanically Accounted for.


London,for A. Bettesworth and T. Warner, G. Strahan, and C. Rivington, 1727, first edition, 8vo, pp.xvi, 218, (6), 160, (4). Contemporary panelled calf with original spine label. There is a clean repaired tear to the margin of page 108 in part 2, but this a very clean, sound, attractive copy. Inscription at top of title-page from Wm Chapman to John Chapman 1775.


Medical Reports, on the Effects of Tobacco in the Cure of Dropsies and Dysuries or Cases of Pain and Difficulty of Passing Urine.

By FOWLER, Thomas:

London, Printed for the Author, 1788, second edition, revised, with considerable additions, 8vo, pp. xv, (5), 98. Neat modern half calf with marbled boards, very short tear in fore-margin of title, and repair to lower corner, also 3 or 4 tiny ink spots, else a clean, sound copy. A printing error on page v of the Preface has made half of three lines very faint, but only one is more or less illegible.


De L'Esprit; or, Essays on the Mind, and Its Several Faculties, to Which is Now Prefixed a Life of the Author .


London, Albion Press, 1810 new edition translated from the French, pp.xxxviii, 498, frontis. portrait of Helvetius. Ex-library, re-bound in cloth, catalogue numbers to spine, bookplate and stamp to endpapers, neat ink stamp to verso of title-page, a couple of faint blind stamps, marginal damp-stain to lower corner of portrait, nevertheless a generally clean, very sound working copy of an early edition.


Tropical Hygiene for Anglo-Indians and Indians.

By LUKIS, Pardy and BLACKHAM, R.J:

Calcutta and Simla,Thacker Spink and Co, 1914, second edition, revised and rewritten, pp.vii, 270, with illustrations and folding tables. Original red cloth, rather dull and with some old splash marks, but very sound.


Charles White of Manchester (1728-1813) and the Arrest of Puerperal Fever.

By ADAMI, J. George:

Liverpool University Press,1922, pp.142, with 4 illustrations. Original cloth with paper label. Name and small label inside,some slight foxing,but a good copy. Includes reprints of White's writings on puerperal fever.


The Transition; a Retrospect of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

By DONALD, Archibald:

Manchester, Sherratt & Hughes,1924, pp.(8),32. Original cloth a little stained,but a sound copy.The Lloyd Roberts Lecture,1923.



By LANCISI, Giovanni Maria:

New York,Macmillan,1952, first edition,pp.xxxv,362. Very good in worn,price-clipped d.w. which has been strengthened on the reverse with brown paper. The Latin text of Rome 1745 with translation and notes by Wilmer Cave Wright. A landmark in the history of cardiology and the first complete translation.


Essays on Historical Medicine.

By FICARRA, Bernard J:

New York,Froben Press,1948, first edition,pp.220,illustrated.