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Image for Annales de L'Institut Pasteur (Journal de Microbiologie) - Tome Dix-Huitieme  XVIII  Includes  " Etudes expérimentales sur la syphilis " Deuxieme memoire & Troisieme memoire

Annales de L'Institut Pasteur (Journal de Microbiologie) - Tome Dix-Huitieme XVIII Includes " Etudes expérimentales sur la syphilis " Deuxieme memoire & Troisieme memoire

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

Price: $164.99

Publisher: Paris, Masson et Cie (for Institut Pasteur): 1904

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40951

Condition: Very Good


2 p.l. & 780 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. Contents of 1904 include parts two and three of Élie Metchnikoff and Émile Roux's important series on syphilis: ( "Etudes expérimentales sur la syphilis." Deuxieme memoire [pp. 1-6] & Troisieme memoire [pp. 657-671, with 2 color plates). These articl... View more info

THE PRINCIPLES OF SURGERY Revised with additions by F. W. Sargent [Confederate Surgeon, Dr. Robert Leighton Barret 's Copy] Illustrated with two hundred and forty engravings on wood

By: Miller, James ; F. W. Sargent

Price: $449.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Blanchard and Lea: 1852

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 40009

Condition: Very Good


751, 32 (ads) pages; Contents complete and secure in original binding of full sheep with black leather label at spine w/ gilt lettering. Leather rubbed & scraped, small chip to spine label, tide marks to first few leaves, scattered toning/offsetting from laid-in newsclips. OCLC: 8026054 Former owner's signature in ink on ffep - "Dr. R. L. Barret / Louisa Office / VA" also in pencil "R. Leighton Barret / Jefferson Medical College / 1853 Philadelphia" Dr. Robert Leighton Barret (1834, Louisa, VA - 1908, Louisa, VA) graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in... View more info

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About Tuberculosis

By: National Tuberculosis Association

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, John Hancock Mutual Life: 1936

Seller ID: 37118

Condition: Near Fine


15 pages; An informative booklet for the general public about tuberculosis - prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Issued the same year as the documentary short "On the Firing Line: The War Against Tuberculosis," also issued that year was a French postage stamp "La Defense contra la Tuberculose." It was not until 1946 with the development of the antibiotic streptomycin that effective treatment and cure became possible. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lackin... View more info

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Annales de L'Institut Pasteur (Journal de Microbiologie) - Tome Vingt-Quatrieme XXIV including " Recherches experimentales sur le typhus exanthématique " ; "Technique fromagère" ; etc.

By: Nicolle, Charls ; Pierre Maze ; et alus

Price: $199.99

Publisher: Paris, Masson et Cie (for Institut Pasteur): 1910

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40952

Condition: Very Good


2 p.l. & 994 & 1 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. 1910 was a particularly significant year for the Institut Pasteur's 'Annales' -- with contributions detailing progress in understanding and irradicating diseases and their agents, ever expanding understanding of how complex biological systems operate, and a r... View more info

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SIGNIFICANT CHARACTERISTICS OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AS LOCATED IN THE CONRAD INVENTORY

By: Read, Katherine H

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Provincetown, MA, The Journal Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37082

Condition: Fine


22 pages; Offprint from Genetic Psychology Monographs, 1940, 22, pp 455-487. Stapled stiff wrappers. ; 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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Observations sur la phthisie pulmonaire, ou, Essai sur la mousse d’Islande considérée comme médicament, et comme aliment, dans cette maladie

By: Regnault, Jean-Baptiste Étienne Benoît Olive

Price: $274.99

Publisher: Londres [London], Se trouve chez l’auteur, et se vend chez Dulau et Co., Callow ; Paris : chez Pougens: 1802

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39495

Condition: Very Good


101, [1, bl], [1, errata] & [ colophon] pages; Modern tan quarter calf over marbled boards, flat spine lettered in gilt. Title page with a two-line presentation inscription by the author (in French). Neat professional repair to a marginal tear from the fore-edge of the title page (tear intersects, but does not damage, one printed letter of the title, but otherwise takes a path across 3" [8cm] of the blank margin. An interesting treatise on the medicinal use of a lichen in the treatment of tuberculosis. With a lovely full page colored plate depicting the plant ['Lichen islandicus' - whi... View more info

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COOKERY FOR INVALIDS AND THE CONVALESCENT

By: Senn, C. Herman

Price: $29.94

Publisher: London, Food and Cookery Publishing Agency: 1904

Seller ID: 40382

Condition: Very Good+


101, (5) pages; Former owner's name and date "Lillingston, 1904" at top of titlepage, otherwise clean and secure in original orange cloth binding with green lettering and decorative devices, faded at spine, front hinge starting. Measures approximately 4" x 8". An attractive early example of this important cookbook. OCLC: 16758404 Many recipes for nutritious soups, beverages, egg dishes, etc. View more info

Image for Annales de L'Institut Pasteur (Journal de Microbiologie) - Tome Vingt-Troisieme XXIII including " A study of the action of atoxyl and arsacétine "   [ Garrison-Morton 5284 ]

Annales de L'Institut Pasteur (Journal de Microbiologie) - Tome Vingt-Troisieme XXIII including " A study of the action of atoxyl and arsacétine " [ Garrison-Morton 5284 ]

By: Simond Paul-Louis ; Gabriel Bertrand ; et alus

Price: $164.99

Publisher: Paris, Masson et Cie (for Institut Pasteur): 1909

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40954

Condition: Very Good


2 p.l. & 1044 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. Two of the articles contained in this 1909 volume of the 'Annales' are distinguished by inclusion in Garrison-Morton (Norman). First, there is an important article concerning sleeping sickness and its treatment: "Le mécanisme d’action des dérivés a... View more info

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HYGIENE OF THE NURSERY including the General Regimen & Feeding of Infants and Children; Massage and the Domestic Management of the Ordinary Emergencies of Daily Life

By: Starr, Louis

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, P. Blakiston, Son & Co: 1891

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 40438

Condition: Very Good-


Child-rearing practices in the Victorian era. Chapter headings include health, the nursery, the nurse-maid, clothing, exercise and amusements, sleep, bathing, food, dietary needed, massage, and emergencies. Original green cloth binding with lettering and decorative devices stamped in black. A few text illustrations. Clean and tight, endpapers toned,, dhort closed tears to the foreedge of three leaves, cloth rubbed at extremities (see image). ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking i... View more info

Image for Lehrbuch der Laryngoskopie und des local-therapeutischen Verfahrens bei Kehlkopfkrankheiten Zweite umgearbeitete und erweiterte Auflage mit 45 Holzschnitten

Lehrbuch der Laryngoskopie und des local-therapeutischen Verfahrens bei Kehlkopfkrankheiten Zweite umgearbeitete und erweiterte Auflage mit 45 Holzschnitten

By: Tobold, Adelbert

Price: $124.99

Publisher: Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald: 1869

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39586

Condition: Very Good


x & 245 pages; Contemporary binding: dark blue-green pebbled cloth spine over pebble-grained paper covered boards. A sound, tight copy, with some wear and erosion to the paper covering the edges of the boards. This is the second edition of this book by one of the pioneers of laryngology -- Adelbert Tobold [1827-1907]. The first edition had been issued by the same publisher; this second edition had grown substantially from the 1863 original (viii & 148 pp.) to 245 pages. The detailed wood-engraved plates are informative; many depict instruments designed by Professor Tobold for his field. ... View more info

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THE PHYSICIAN'S VADE MECUM; BEING A COMPENDIUM OF NOSOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS, FOR THE USE OF STUDENTS

By: Townsend, The Rev. Joseph

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Boston, Edward Cotton: 1805

Seller ID: 39175

Condition: Very Good+


300 pages; Printed by David Carlisle for Edward Cotton from the Sixth London edition. xii, 96, 61-252 pages. OCLC: 220833945 Former owner's name (Boston, 1814), otherwise clean and tight in contemporary early 19th century full calf binding with red leather ttile label at spine and gilt lettering. Two tiny spots of erosion to leather, light rubbing to edges. A beautifully preserved pocket reference for physicians. Printed by David Carlisle (1771-1835) who apprenticed to Isaiah Thomas at Worcester, Mass., printer and publisher at Walpole, N.H. from about 1793 until 1802, from 1793 to 1796 as T... View more info

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PRACTICAL POINTS A volume preserving contributions to the 'Dental Brief' compiled by Mrs. Walker between 1894-1907

By: Walker, Mrs. J. M. ; [ Dr. Jeanie Mort Walker ]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, L.D. Caulk: 1899

Seller ID: 40986

Condition: Very Good


Date is approximate. Contemporary maroon buckram, brief title "Practical Points" lettered in gilt on the spine. This is a nonce volume consisting mostly of the column conducted by "Mrs. J. M. Walker" in the monthly pages of the noted dental journal -- 'Dental brief : a monthly magazine of dental art, science and literature.' The author achieved wide renown in the circles of American dentistry in the last decade of the nineteenth century, and the first decade of the twentieth. She had been born Jeanie Mort in New York in 1836, but she was very much a Southerner, first by sym... View more info