London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd, 1928. Hardcover. General Series No. 141. Inscribed by the author "Prof T.M. Lowry from W.R.B." on the front free endpage. Thomas Martin Lowry (1874 - 1936) was an English physical chemist who developed the Bronsted-Lowry acid theory and was a founding member and president of the Faraday Society. He published a few hundred papers and several books. Red cloth spine with beige paper covered boards. Beige paper title label with red title to spine. Darkening and a few small chips to spine label. Browning and rubbing to covers and spine. Foxing to endpages and a few spots of foxing to interior pages. Previous owner's signature in pencil to front endpage. 132 pages plus 1 pages of ads. PSYCH/080912. Very Good.
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1909. Hardcover. Thick 8vo. Dark olive green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to edges and corners. Light damp stain to bottom corner of text block. Else is clean and bright with 195 illustrations in the text and 5 colored plates. This is a heavy book and may require extra shipping charges if shipping priority or international. Index, 1205 pages. MED/101717. Very Good.
Basel: Benno Schwabe & Co., 1961. Paperback. Heinrich Bircher was a surgeon, demographer, and military doctor. Very good in original tan paper wrappers with black title to front cover. In German. Includes frontispiece, diagrams, and illustrations. Stamp on front free endpage from previous book store. 88 pages. In German. GER/2153. Very Good.
London: Johannis Clarke, 1742. Hardcover. Thin 8vo. IN LATIN. Frank Nicholls (1699 - 1778) lectured at Oxford on rarely taught minute anatomy including the structure of blood vessles. This is a later edition in a modern binding. The first was issued in 1738. It includes a summary of anatomy, physiology, morbid anatomy, pharmacology, and midwifery. Bound in brown cloth backed green paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Minor scuffing to boards. Large open tear to title page along with a few small holes. Illustrated with six plates out of seven. Plate 3 is missing. The first three pages and the last page of this book are soiled, though the text remains bright and legible. There are two dark colored stains on the last page which have bled through to several previous pages. The stains are fairly dark, but the text remains legible on all pages. The remainder of the interior is foxed rather consistently, but the foxing is very light in color. Tight binding. MED/051005. Very Good.
New York and London: Plenum Press, 1980. Hardcover. Belonged to microbiologist Daniel Nathans and is signed by him. Very good+ black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations and diagrams throughout. In black dust jacket with white title to spine panel. Minor edgewear to dust jacket includes minor creasing and chipping. Index, 620 pages. Medical. MED/9192. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Basel: S. Karger, 1952. Hardcover. Very good very thick 8vo., blue cloth boards w/faded spine, gilt titling. Interior bright and clean w/no foxing. Binding nice and tight except for crack between title page and subsequent page. Polyglot text in English, French, and German. Many diagrams, charts, graphs, etc. 1143 pp. Medicine. MED/5023. Very Good.
Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, (1971). Softcover. Very good in blue and white illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front and spine panels. Minor yellowing, rubbing, and creasing to wrappers and laminate on wrappers is peeling off. Light highlighting on several pages. Light yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 115 pages. MED/092117. Very Good.
London: E.T. Brain & Co., n.d. [c. 1852]. Hardcover. Second edition of this comprehensive compendium of medical and health information. In addition to covering everything from "abscess" to "zinc," the work includes an account of medicines in common use and a complete treatise on diet. Included are several full page plates illustrating various bone fractures, and the appearance of certain ailments such as dropsy, scrofula, and chicken pox. Bound in three quarter brown leather with marbled paper boards. Leather is scuffed, rubbed, and bumped. Paper covers are abraded, chipped, and worn. Spine labels with titling. Hinges are cracked but text blocks are holding tight. Scattered browning and spots throughout. Still a nice copy of this rather uncommon book. Measures 5 x 8.5 inches. 1079 pages [continuous pagination] plus errata, list of plates, and preface to second edition. MEDICINE/101821. very Good.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1988. Hardcover. A brief history of Hopkins University with a spotlight on several important doctors and contributors. Gift bookplate to front pastedown. Thin 4to. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Clean and bright. In white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Housed in a blue cloth covered slipcase. Minor wear and rubbing to edges and panels of slipcase. 36 pages. BALT/042121. Fine / Fine.
München: Druck und Verlag Carl Kuhn, 1910. Paperback. Facsimile reprint of the first known edition of this book on obstetrics from 1500. Bound in brown paper wrappers with black title to edge of spine. Covers and spine are browned and chipped. Browning to end papers. Several signatures are loose. Approximately 50 pages. GER/022099. Very Good.
Chicago: Surgical Publishing Company of Chicago, 1927. Hardcover. 4to. Thick dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Bump to front bottom corner, minor rubbing to hinges and spine. Slight yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean, tight and bright. Filled with illustrations throughout. 868 pages. Medicine. MED/5103. This is a heavy book and may require extra shipping. Very Good.
Baltimore: Offprint from the Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, May, 1947. The authors of this study were affiliated with the Pavlovian Laboratory of the Phipps Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins University. The study examines certain aspects of complex behaviors studied by Pavlov. In wraps with side-stapled binding. Pages 231-253. Glue from note on last page has discolored the back cover otherwise very good. PSYCH/020215. Very Good.
Philadelphia and London: Lea & Febiger, 1992. Third Edition. Hardcover. Two volume set. Third Edition. Gold paper covered boards with red title to front boards and to spine. Light rubbing to exteriors. Light bumping to spine ends and corners. Pristine interiors with illustrations throughout. 3,379 total pages plus over 100 pages of index in each book. This set is very heavy and may require extra shipping. MD/092117. Very Good+.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins. Pamphlet. Reprinted from Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Vol. XLI, No. 3, pages. 139-153, September, 1927. Beige side stapled wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Light wear to edges of wrappers including browning. Interior is clean and bright. Baltimore. BALT/090415. Very Good + in Wraps.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1973. Hardcover. Revised and Updated. Grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bump to front cover. Clean interior with black and white illustrations and four color plates. In white dust jacket with black title to spine spine and front panels. A few short closed tears to edges of jacket. 283 pages. BALT/121218. Very Good / Very Good.
Baltimore: 1916. Paperback. Includes laid in original photograph of the class of 1911 (according to a pencil notation on the back of the photo). The photo measures 5 x 7 inches and is mounted on cardstock measuring 8 x 10 inches. The top corner of the cardstock has been reattached with tape. The book is bound in flexible green suede boards with gilt title to front cover. Minor wear to edges of covers. Clean and bright. In addition to normal yearbook features such as pictures and descriptions of the classes and clubs, it includes short stories, poetry, and illustrations. 154 pages plus ads. BALT/071017. Very Good.
Paris: Octave Doin Et Fils, Editeurs, 1910. Hardcover. SCARCE. 4to. Maroon leather backed marble paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Leather corners. 5 raised bands to spine. Minor fading to spine and minor rubbing to endges and hinges. Marbled end pages. Untrimmed page edges. Interior is clean and bright with many photographic illustrations throughout. 136 pages. IN FRENCH. Medicine. med#30/022099. Very Good+.