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From antique documents on the curriculums of old American medical schools to posters with detailed illustrations of infinitely small parts of the human anatomy, there are plenty of fascinating books to choose from in the rare medical books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. For medical professionals and students alike, these featured antique and rare medical books are sure to diversify your breadth of knowledge and expertise in the area of medicine. Many of the rare and antique medical books in the Biblio Rare Book Room feature gorgeous bindings and beautiful illustrations, and they are sure to add value to your home or office book collection.

Octoginta volumina by Hippocrates

Folio, 280 x 205 cm, late 18th or early 19th century morocco, stained, spine gilt, darkened, lettered gilt, contemporary marbled endpapers, 410 leaves, woodcut title page border entirely unshaved at the top and rarely found thus, Roman, italic and gothic ...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books


Icones anatomicae quotquot sunt celabratories ex optimis neotericum operibus depromtae et collectae. Atlas volumes. by Leopoldo Marco Antonio Caldani & Caldani, Floriano

Three 21 x 28 1/8 inch( 534 x 715 mm) untrimmed folio atlas volumes in four. With frontis, 4 engraved titles & 461 plates, including 197 duplicates in outline. 1801-1814.; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipmen...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA



1721. HUYBERTS, Cornelius. RUYSCH, Frederik. OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA. Huc usque edita. Quorum Elenchus pagina sequenti exhibetur. Cum figuris aeneis. Amstelodami, apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1721 [i.e. c. 1733]. 4 quarto volumes. Eng...

From Boston Book Company


Turisani monaci plusquam commentum in microtegni galieni: Cum questione eiusdem de Ypostasi by TURISANUS (Pietro Torrigiano de' Torrigiani)

Venice: [Boneto Locatello], 1504. Vellum. Very good. Third printed edition after those of Bologna (1489) and Venice (1498). 141 leaves with double columns of 66 lines each in 3 sizes of gothic letters. 32 cm. 18th-century vellum binding with leather spi...

From Attic Books


Dustur al 'Ilaj (the medical constitution) rare Persian manuscript on medicine by Sultan Ali known (al- Tabib) al- Khurasani al- Kanabadi

1682 Handwritten. Very Good. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Persian manuscript on medicine mainly written in Samarkand in 933 AH.,- 1527 AD. and dedicated to the Sultan Mansur Kutchukunji (?) Khan. Very fine Shikaste-Ta'liq Persian black script wi...

From Archive


Tabula practice Gordonii dicte Lilium medicine by BERNARD de GORDON

Venice: Gregorius de Gregoriis, 1496. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 4th Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Tabula practice Gordonii dicte Lilium medicine. Venice: [Joannes & Gregorius de Gregoriis for] B[enedictus] F[ontana, J...

From Milestones of Science Books


Autograph Letter Signed: “I especially never want to connect with Harden because I want to avoid any distant association whatsoever with his Vienna analog” by FREUD, SIGMUND

FREUD, SIGMUND. (1856-1939). Austrian neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis. ALS. ("Freud"). 2pp. 8vo. The Hague, July 25, 1910. (To German publicist and author ABRAHAM HALBERT, 1881-1965). On Freud's personal Berggasse 19 stationery. In German with t...

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc


Human Monstrosities by Hirst, Barton Cooke and Piersol, George Arthur

Philadelphia: Lea Brothers & Co, 1891. First Ediition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio (large). 4 Volumes. Bound in buckram in blue and green boards (not uniform). University markings stamped in gilt. Vol. I: [11] 12-88 p.p. with [7] plates; Vol. ...

From Minotavros Books


Commentario Secundo Aucti, in Libros Sex Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei De Medica Materia by Matthioli, Pietro Andrea

Venice: Officina Erasmiana, Apud Vincentium Valgrisium, 1558. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. Bound with: Apologia Adversus Amathum Lusitanum cum Censura in Eiusdem Enarrationes. Venice: Ex Officina Erasmiana, Vindentii Valgrisii, 1558. Contem...

From Minotavros Books


True Preserver and Restorer of Health: being a choice collection of select and experienced remedies for all distempers incident to men, women, and children. selected from, and experienced by the most... [with] Excellent Directions for Cookery.. by Hartman George

London: Printed by T. B. [Thomas Bradyll] for the author, and are to be sold at his House in Hewes-Court in Black-Friers, 1682. Two works in one volume. Second separate dated title page, but pagination is continuous. Octavo (15.5 x 10 cm.), (16), 1-352, ...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis

This is a first trade, first printing of the 1925 Pulitzer Prize winning novel with the rare duct jacket, The book is VG+. The DJ is VG+ with small areas of expert restoration. The very first printing was a limited signed edition of 500 which is common bu...

From David Shaw


Medical Topography of Upper Canada by DOUGLAS, John

London: Burgess and Hill, 1819. Hardcover. Very good +. 126 p. 22 cm. Bound in full leather with blank and gold impressing and burgundy spine label. Marbled endpapers. Binder's label on rear pastedown. Checkmark in top corner of title page. last pag...

From Attic Books


Modern Medicine - Its Theory and Practice: In Original Contributions By American and Foreign Authors - Complete First Edition Set in Seven [7] Volumes by Osler M.D., Sir William - Editor; McCrae M.D., Thomas; Numerous Contributors

USA: Lea Brothers & Co., 1907. A full-spectrum presentation of medical science as it was in the early 1900s. Edited by Sir William Osler, often considered the father of modern medicine. Each volume contains approximately 900 pages and an index. Vol...



Secreti Diversi & Miracolosi. Racolti dal Falopia, & Approbati da altri Medici di Gran Fama. Novamente Ristampati, et à Commun Beneficio di Ciascuno, Distinti in Tre Libri... by [Fioravanti, Leonardo] Falloppio, Gabriele (attributed)

Venice: Alessandro Gardane [for Giacomo Leoncini], 1578. Small octavo (145 x 90 mm). Early-18th century vellum, paper covered spine with manuscript library label, blind fillets, red speckled edges. Publisher Giacomo Leoncini's woodcut device to title pag...

From Alembic Rare Books


Healths Improvement; or, Rules comprizing and discovering the nature, method, and manner of preparing all sorts of food used in this nation. Written by that ever famous Thomas Muffett ... Cor. and enl. by Christopher Bennet .. by Muffett, Thomas [Moffett (1553-1604); Bennet, Christopher (1617-1655), editor]

London: Printed by T. Newcomb for S. Thomson, 1655. Quarto (17 x 11 cm.), 8, 296 pages; signatures: A-Pp4 (incorrectly numbered - skipping J & V - yet complete). Woodcut initials, and section ornaments. "Imprimatur" leaf from the Royal College of Surgeon...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


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