New York: McGraw-Hill, (1979). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Very good + in Very good white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor browning to edges and spine panel of dust jacket. Minor rubbing to rear panel of dust jacket. Author's inscription to front free end page reads "For Anita and Ernest with Respect and Affection, Barbara Gallatin Anderson." Else is clean and bright. Ms. Anderson is an internationally known specialist on the life cycle. 240 pages. Health. HEA110081. Very Good+ / Very Good.
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New York: Hoeber Medical Division, Harper & Row, 1964. Hardcover. 8vo. Orange cloth covered boards with red and and black title to front board and black title to spine. Light soiling to front board and light bumping to spine ends and corners. Ex libris with stamp to front and rear free end page. Else is clean and bright. Illustrations throughout. Index, includes pages 897-1236. MED/102017. Very Good.
New York: Medicina Rara. Hardcover. Number 447 of 2800 copies. Signed by the artist. Printed at the Curwen Press in London on specially made paper bearing the private watermakr of Medicina Rara. The thirteen illustrations were commissioned by Medicina Rara and were printed from the original drawings. Double-elephant sized portfolio with title in gilt to spine and "Baskin" in gilt to front cover. Minor foxing to some prints. Includes publisher's leaflet. Unpaginated. [14 pages]. Fine.
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.
New Haven: Nathan Whiting, 1816. Hardcover. A later edition of Every Man His Own Doctor (previously printed as "Domestic Medicine,") but the first to include the lengthy appendix on horse and livestock care with advice on buying horses. Part of the appendix is also consists of a family directory including recipes for food and household products. Full brown leather boards with black and gilt title label pasted down to spine. Chipping to leather along head of spine and corners. Cracking to leather along spine. Minor rubbing and wear to covers and edges of boards. Bookplate of Susan Benedict Spencer to front pastedown. Spencer graduated from the New York University College of Medicine in 1941. There is also an older penned ownership signature of William H. Pratt to front free endpaper and rear free endpaper. In similar antiquated pen on the second free endpaper is a note stating "Granby, Connecticut. price $4." He notes on the rear free endpaper that the book was purchased in 1819. Pratt is recorded as having been a Revolutionary War pensioner, buried in the Pratt Cemetery in Granby, CT in 1850 at age 99 and 3 months. Pencil markings to front endpapers. Occasional spots of soiling and dampstaining. Minor uniform browning to pages. 464 plus appendix of 144 pages. MED/030719. Very Good.
New York: The Macmillan, 1949. Hardcover. This copy belonged to Dr. Theodore E. Stacy. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor rubbing to boardsa and spine. Minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. a letter from B.G.B. Lucas of the University College Hospital Medical School, London, dated 1951 is laid-in. 153 pages. Medicine. MED8/5062. Very Good.
New York: The Commonwealth Fund, 1946. Hardcover. 8vo. Revised edition. Near fine in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. In very good cream dust jacket with maroon title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to edges of dust jacket as well as minor fading and rubbing to spine panel and light soiling to front panel. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 134 pages. MED/070717. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
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.
New York: The Dental Digest, 1925. Hardcover. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good in brown cloth spine and brown paper covered boards with black titles to white title labels on front board and spine. Minor wear to spine ends and corners. Minor foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 299 pages. Medicine. MED1/5240. Very Good.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1898. Hardcover. Collins (1866-1950) was an American neurologist and founder of the New York Neurological Institute. Very good in red cloth boards with faded gilt title to spine. Illustrated with 20 figures. Red "gift" stamp to rear endpage; otherwise, the interior is very clean. 432 pages with appendices. 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.
Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, (1971). Hardcover. Small 4to. Two volume set. Red cloth covered boards with silver title to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Interior is clean and bright. 1,734 pages total + indexes in both volumes. This is a heavy set and may require extra shipping. MED/092817. Very Good.
New York: Domestic Health Society, 1922. Hardcover. Volume II only. Very good in maroon leatherette covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor rubbing and bumping to spine and corners. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Old insurance pamphlet laid in. Split between last two signatures though binding remains tight. Index, 1527 pages. Very Good.
Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1928. Hardcover. Small, heavy 4to. Fifth edition, thouroughly revised. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Slight fading to spine and minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Minor rubbing to rear board. Front hinge interior hinge is starting but binding remains very tight. Interior is clean and bright with 1128 illustrations on 923 figures, 201 of them in colors. This is a heavy book and may require extra shipping for Priority or international orders. Index, 1140 pages. MED/101117. Very Good+.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co, 1960. Paperback. Warmly inscribed on front free endpaper by the author to neurosurgeon Lester Mount. First edition. Very good in orange and green paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. A few smudges to cover; clean interior. 224 pages. MED/071312. Very Good.
New York: William Wood and Co., 1886. Hardcover. Scarce. Revised edition; first Wood edition of the revision of the 1875 second edition, expanded with eight additional lectures, of the six lectures originally published in 1866 as “On Railway and Other Injuries of the Nervous System.” This is the standard English book on “railway spine,” spinal injuries resulting from new high-speed trains; malingering and real injuries needed to be distinguished for legal and insurance reasons. Very good in black cloth with gilt title to front cover. Light wear to edges of boards. Ex-library with small call number hand written on spine, embossed stamps of The Hartford Retreat to several leaves, and gold library seal on title page. Asside from the library stamps, the interior is very clean. 163 pages. Very Good.