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Alka-Seltzer Song Book

By: Alka-Seltzer

Price: $4.94

Publisher: Miles Laboratories: 1937

Seller ID: 41833


27 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. In addition to ads for medicines, this booklet contains lyrics for 27 popular songs and music for six. For example "I'll take you home again, Kathleen;"The Wearing of the Green," "Give me a toot on Tommy's Tooter," Froggie went a Coutin," View more info

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BRUNNENDIAETETIK

By: Ammon, Friedrich August von

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Weidmann: 1841

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 38871


xvi, 256 pages; Anweisungen zum zweckmässigen Gebrauche der Gesundbrunnen und Mineralbäder Deutschlands. Contemporary (publisher's?) plum-colored ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Minor insect damage to a smalll portion of the spine, rubbing to the tail of the spine, otherwise a clean and sound copy of this scarce little guide to the mineral waters and spas of Germany. Vierte Auflage. This same fourth edition is the only one to appear in t... View more info

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De la Generation des Vers dans le Corps de l'Homme - Tome Second (only)

By: Andry de Bois-Regard, Nicolas

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Paris, La Veuve Alix : Lambert & Durand: 1741

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 40287


Vol. 2; De la nature et des especes de cette maladie; des moyens de s'en preserver et de la guerir. Troisiemme edition, considérablement augmentée, & formant un ouvrage nouveau. Volume 2 only. Contents clean and tight in contemporary 18th century full mottled calf binding with five raised bands at spine and extensive gilt decorative stamping in compartments, leather titles label at spine with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges red. Leather beginning to s... View more info

PHARMACOPOEA BORUSSICA

By: Anonymous

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Berolini [Berlin], Rudolphus Decker: 1846

Seller ID: 41511


xiv, [2], 312 pages; Contemporary half plum-colored diced calf (or roan leather) , over pattern-printed boards, flat spine paneled with pairs of gilt rules, title lettered in gilt in the second panel. Plain endpapers moderately foxed, as are the first and last few leaves -- most of the text has only light scattered foxing and faint browning to a few leaves. Sixth revised edition of this important Prussian parmacopoea, first published in 1799. See Schelenz 728: [Schlelenz... View more info

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THE CENTRAL NERVOUS MECHANISM FOR EMOTIONAL RESPONSES

By: Brown, Clarence W

Price: $8.94

Publisher: Journal of Comparative Psychology: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37081


20 , [365-385] pages; Twenty page offprint from the Journal of Comparative Psychology, Vol XIV, No. #, December 1932 . Stamped "Compliments of the author" with previous owner's name - Herbert S. Conrad, former director of the Institute for Child Welfare at University of California. A couple marginal pencil notes.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking ... View more info

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Le Cabinet secret de l'histoire Quatrieme serie

By: Cabanès, [Augustin] Docteur

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Paris, A. Maloin: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38613


Autograph; Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to Georges Cain [1856-1919] artist and author, who wrote a number of histories of Paris in the early years of the twentieth century. Someone has tipped an illustration by Cain and a short biography of the artist to the bottom of the half title page with the inscription, and there is a mark from cellophane tape (removed) to the gutter of this leaf and the original... View more info

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MATERIEL DE ETABLISSEMENTS HOSPITALIERS - Religieux, Militaires, Maritimes, Penitentiaires, etc.

By: Dehaitre, Fernand

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Vincent Jamati: 1894

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39066


A wonderful treatise on hospital equipment from the 19th century. Everything from heating systems to sterilization equipment to rotisseries for the massive kitchens. Filled with terrific wood engraved illustrations. Quarter red leather with raised bands & gilt lettering & decorative devices over marbled boards, edges of boards rubbed, otherwise Very Good+. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that... View more info

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Handbuch der speziellen Pathologie und Therapie für Thierärzte und Landwirthe oder: Die Kunst, die innern Krankheiten der Pferde, Rinder und Schafe zu erkennen, zu verhüten und zu heilen

By: Dieterichs, J. F. C. (Joachim Friedrich Christian) [1792-1858]

Price: $134.94

Publisher: Berlin, Verlag der Buchhandlung von Carl Fr. Amelang: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39458


xii, 675 & [1, ad] pages; Contemporary half calf over patterned paper-covered boards. A worn, but complete, copy of the first edition of this extensive manual of veterinary pathology. Pencil and pen scribbling and notes on the paste-down endpapers (there are no blanks or free endpapers, either front or rear). Scattered pen marks throughout, several transparent ink smudges, a few scattered stains, marks and minor tears. The first leaf of text is wrinkled but complete, ... View more info

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Étude sur l'Uranoplastie dans ses applications aux divisions congénitales de la voûte palatine

By: Ehrmann, Jules-Amédée Dr.

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Paris, J.-B. Baillière et fils: 1869

Seller ID: 41586


102, [1] pages; Contemporary red half morocco over pebbled red cloth, title lettered in gilt directly on the spine, marbled endpapers, edges decoratively marbled to match -- with the original printed front and rear wrappers bound in at the end. Minor rubbing, with a few scuffs to the spine. First edition of a treatise on uranoplasty, the surgical repair of damage or congenital defects to the human palate. The author [1835-1918] was the son of another important French ... View more info

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HISTORICAL ASPECTS OF ORGANIC EVOLUTION

By: Fothergill, Philip G

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter: 1952

Seller ID: 40014


xvii, 427 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in a Near Fine DJ (price-clipped) With A Foreword By J. W. Heslop Harrison. The development of modern evolutionary theory. The last major, pre-DNA treatise on evolution. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Massenpsychologie und Ich-Analyse Zweite Auflage (6.--10. Tausend)

By: Freud, Sigmund

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Leipzig/Wien/Zürich, Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag: 1923

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39588


2 p.l 119 & [1] pages; Contemporary, but not the publisher's, boards -- black cloth spine over pebble-grained paper covered boards, white ink ms. title on spine. Second edition (1923) of this major work by Freud, published two years after the original (5000 copy) edition, in which the creator of psychoanalysis sought an understanding of society through analysis of the individual. Grinstein 147. View more info

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LIFE, LETTERS AND ADDRESSES OF AARON FRIEDENWALD

By: Friedenwald, Harry, ed. ; (Aaron Friedenwald) [SIGNED]

Price: $64.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Lord Baltimore Press: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39051


Autograph; 356 pages; Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth with gilt lettering at spine. A limited edition "Printed for private circulation". This biography, plus letters and speeches of an immigrant Jewish doctor in Baltimore was written by Harry Friedenwald "ophthalmologist, educator, medical historian, rare-book collector & pioneer in the Zionist movement" INSCRIBED by the author. Both Harry and Aaron Friedenwald were members of the distinguis... View more info

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FRONTAL LOBOTOMY AND AFFECTIVE BEHAVIOR

By: Fulton, John Farquhar

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38816


Fulton founded the first American laboratory for primate physiology. John Farquhar Fulton was a physiologist, an historian, an experimental neurosurgeon, a researcher, a bibliophile and bibliographer, a writer of astounding range and productivity, and the foremost exponent of a union of medicine and humanities, science and history, in the teaching of medicine. He is known for his pioneering work in neurophysiology -- he outlined the basic concepts of the workings of the... View more info

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THE USE OF TOBACCO, and the Evils, Physical, Mental, Moral, and Social, Resulting Therefrom

By: Griscom, John H.

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam & Son: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39474


37 pages; Original owner's name and date of June 29, 1869 in pencil on first blank after slate green endpapers. Otherwise clean and tight in original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at front board. Minor rubbing at spine ends, otherwise Near Fine. OCLC 5857298 Dr. John Hoskins Griscom, a physician with Quaker roots, was a leader of American sanitary science in 1840s and 1850s. In this work he argues against the use of tobacco examining its numerous h... View more info

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An Inquiry into the Ventilation of Cinematograph Theatres

By: Haigh, William E.eye

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Derby [England], County Borough of Derby (J. W. Simpson & Sons, Printers): 1929

Seller ID: 37133


26 & [1, blank] pages; Publisher's grey wrappers, two metal staples at spine, title printed in black. The author is identified as Assistant Medical Officer, County Borough of Derby. The Derby authorities requested this study based on the growing popularity of cinema halls, having noted that the cinemas in Derby provided accommodation for over 10,250 people (in 1929!) It was a matter of concern that the nature of cinema, with its continuous programme made demands on th... View more info

BRAINSTEM MECHANISMS OF BEHAVIOR [ SIGNED ]

By: Klemm, W. R. ; and Robert P. Vertes ; [ Dr. Paul D. MacLean ]

Price: $174.94

Publisher: Johannesburg, John Wiley and Sons: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41515


Autograph; HARDCOVER First Edition in Dustjacket. SIGNED by the two authors / editors and inscribed to the author of the foreword - Dr. Paul D. MacLean - with thanks for the inspiration they derived from his concept of the Triune Brain. MacLean made significant contributions through his research to the fields of physiology, psychiatry, and brain research. Through his research at Yale Medical School and at the National Institute of Mental Health, MacLean was instrumental... View more info

LA CHIRURGIE DU CANCER DU POUMON, BASES ANATOMO-CLINIQUES EXPERIMENTALES ET TECHNIQUE OPERATOIRE

By: Lambret, O. & H. Malatray & J. Driessens

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Paris, Masson et Co.: 1936

Seller ID: 40433


Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Annales de L'Institut Pasteur (Journal de Microbiologie) - Tome Dix-Septieme XVII including " Etudes expérimentales sur la syphilis. Premier mémoire "

By: Metchnikoff, E. ; Émile Roux ; et alus

Price: $164.99

Publisher: Paris, Masson et Cie (for Institut Pasteur): 1903

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40950


2 p.l. & 868 pages; Contemporary binding, red half morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands on the spine, title, date and volume number lettered directly in spine panels in gilt, top edges lightly marbled to match the marbled endpapers. Just a hint of light rubbing at the edges and corners; the binding is clean and handsome. The first gathering of the text (pp. 1-16) shows a short, internal break in the paper -- (this appears to have been minor damage to these le... View more info

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Annales de L'Institut Pasteur (Journal de Microbiologie) - Tome Vingt-Deuxieme XXII including E. Metchnikoff's 'Etudes sur la flore intestinale'

By: Metchnikoff, E. ; et alus

Price: $164.99

Publisher: Paris, Masson et Cie (for Institut Pasteur): 1908

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40949


2 p.l. & 1020 pages; Contemporary binding, red half morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands on the spine, title, date and volume number lettered directly in spine panels in gilt, top edges lightly marbled to match the marbled endpapers. Just a hint of light rubbing at the edges and corners; clean and handsome. This 1908 volume contains a significant article by the co-founder of modern immunology, published in the same year that Metchnikoff was awarded the Nobel... View more info

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Annales de L'Institut Pasteur (Journal de Microbiologie) - Tome Dix-Neuvieme XIX including " Etudes expérimentales sur la syphilis - Quatrieme memoire "

By: Metchnikoff, E. ; Émile Roux ; Edmond and Etienne Sergent ; et alus

Price: $164.99

Publisher: Paris, Masson et Cie (for Institut Pasteur): 1905

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40953


2 p.l. & 9828 pages; Contemporary binding, red half morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands on the spine, title, date and volume number lettered directly in spine panels in gilt, top edges lightly marbled to match the marbled endpapers. Just a hint of light rubbing at the edges and corners; the binding is clean and handsome (with a tiny ding of little consequence along the bottom edge of the rear board). This nineteenth volume of the papers of the Institut Pas... View more info