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    • J. MURRAY, 1784
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Later edition Cloth, spine label; an excellent copy. Later edition, first printed in 1759, of this rare and curious work on honey as a remedy for bronchial and related disorders. Hill discusses the nature of honey, identifying several different kinds, including English and foreign (Italian, German, south of France, Swiss, but no mention of American honey!). He examines of the use of honey against specific ailments, including phlegm, hoarsness, coughs, consumption, gravel and stone (cure the gravel and prevent the stone), and sets out the means of curing asthma (of the two kinds of asthma, t... continua a leggere
    • WILKINS, 1740
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Complete with errata and with 3 engraved plates (1 folding), decorated initials, beautiful vignette head- and tailpieces. Contemporary full calf, stamped, gilt lettering on spine; despite some light browning on the preliminaries, a very nice copy from the Library Hospital of Essex (with its stamp on title page) and Colchester and Kenneth Garth Huston, Jr. with his bookplate. First edition of the Gulstonian Lectures of 1740 by the physician Hoadly, where he links diseases of the respiratory organs with the resulting symptoms of respiratory failure. Hoadly gives an account on th... continua a leggere
    • SIMPKIN AND MARSHALL, 1844
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With a hand-colored folding frontispiece showing the front view of the heart and lung, text illustrations and tables. Contemporary blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering on spine; an excellent copy from the library of Robert Mowbray. First edition of a very valuable and revolutionary treatise devoted to the observation of diseases of the lungs and heart. The author investigates the efficacy of inhalation to produce healthy changes to the structure of damaged organs. He shows "in a clear and familiar a style as possible the principles upon which the practice of inhalation is found... continua a leggere
    • WHITTAKER & CO, 1855
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, spine slightly sunned; other than very minor spotting, an excellent copy. First edition. A scientific and philosophical meditation on a doctor's proper practice with a focus on blood, heredity, human nature and inclinations towards good or evil. Spurgin presents a rhetorically flourished first-person account of cases throughout his career. He begins with the theory that heredity (which we now understand as genes, traits, etc.) or "predilections, susceptibilities, and tendencies that constitute human nature" are carried and based in the... continua a leggere
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    • CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON, 1906
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With 15 total plates. Original publisher's cloth, library markings on front covers, tear in first free endpaper of Volume II, interiors otherwise excellent. Bookplates of Cornell University Library noting the gift on Hon. A.D. White (withdrawn stamp), and the ownership signature of Mark A. Cukierski. First edition of this monumental study of chromosomal sex determination in the sperm and egg cells of insect species, an early example of XY sex-determination. The work describes Stevens' research on the generation of sperm cells (spermatogenesis) and their role in the fertilizati... continua a leggere
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    • LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO., 1867
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST AND ONLY EDITION With numerous text illustrations. Original blind-stamped pebbled cloth, gilt stamp of the Obstetrical Society of London on front cover, wear to spine; interior excellent. First and only edition. "The exhibition of obstetrical and other instruments . . . will probably form an epoch in the history of midwifery in this and other countries; for it is no exaggeration to say . . . that it was 'one of the most astonishing historical displays of the mechanical appliances of the obstetrical . . . art ever colleted in one room.' The exhibition was inaugurated by a converzatione... continua a leggere
    • PHILLIPS, SAMPSON & CO, 1851
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST AMERICAN EDITION With 42 text illustrations. Original publisher's decorated cloth; front joint weak, otherwise a very good copy. First American edition (first printed in London the prior year). A book written for the more mature child who perhaps is interested in learning about how the body works. According to the preface, "it is attempted in this little book to supply the explanations and illustrations by which a teacher would win the attention of a child." Rare, with OCLC locating only 6 copies in America of this first edition. continua a leggere
    • N.P., 1749
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Black pen on paper. Bound in contemporary calf-backed marbled boards. An important medical manuscript written in Latin in the early eighteenth century and dedicated to the prominent and noble Gasparrini family of Naples, containing the lectures of Francesco Dolce, a well-know physician and professor of medicine at the famous "Hospital of the Incurables." This manuscript has a unique didactic value with its descriptions of various types of fever (illnesses), including a thorough discussion of the definitions, symptoms, causes, prognosis, treatments and medical procedures to be used. Maladies... continua a leggere
    • 1726
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Modern morocco-backed boards, gilt lettering on spine, elaborate chapter vignettes, pages slightly browned, but overall a good copy. An interesting treatise on the benefits of a new drug to cure gout, rheumatism, jaundice, stone and gravel, and asthma, with testimonies of numerous satisfied users. Bateman's Pectoral Drops are now official in the National Formulary under the title of Compound Tincture of Opium and Gambir. This was a period of change in the apothecary practices and guild power. Buying and selling of drugs was very profitable, and memberships in the guilds were c... continua a leggere
    • PETER B. GLEASON, 1810
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Unbound as issued, stitched; uncut, wide margins, occasional light browning, title and final leaves slightly heavier. First edition of the first treatise published exclusively on what is now known as cerebrospinal meningitis. As Strong explains in his introduction, the deadly disease named for the red spots commonly exhibited on the body had first appeared in the United States four years earlier in Massachusetts. Yet despite having been around several years, little more than a few newspaper articles on the subject had been published in the country when the author presented his... continua a leggere
    • APUD HEIDEGGERUM & SOC., 1745
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    • Note Bibliografiche: editio altera All blanks present. Portrait of the author, woodcut head- and tailpieces, full-page engraving. Contemporary vellum, sprinkled edges; an excellent copy. Later edition (editio altera) of Wepfer's comprehensive treatise on brain diseases, first printed posthumously in 1727. This edition includes an excellent biography of the author. Wepfer (620-1695), one of the most prominent Swiss physicians of the seventeenth century, "was appointed city physician at Schaffhausen and some years later became personal physician to the Duke of Würtemberg. He also served as physician to the Marqui... continua a leggere
    • PIETRO FERRI, 1734
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Fine large historiated engraved initial of two putti displaying a book to the dedicatory epistle. Lacking the engraved portrait of the dedicatee. Separate half-title to Dissertazione. Contemporary vellum boards, raised bands. Ownership inscription "Di Lodovico Mattoli di Folzgno" on front pastedown. First edition of this early treatise on the origins and treatment of gout, framed in terms of physical, medical and chemical principles. The author presents the results of chemical analyses of the blood, urine, and feces of gout sufferers and argues that, once stabilized, gout is n... continua a leggere
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    • HIRZEL, 1892
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Later edition Engraved title vignette. Original green publisher's cloth, spine decorated and lettered in gilt; a.e.g.; some chipping to head and foot of spine, extremities lightly rubbed, and some light browning due to paper stock, otherwise good. Laid in is an engraving of an expectant mother reclining on a chaise. Early edition of this extremely popular handbook addressed to young mothers. Treating the care of the child and the first duties of the young mother after childbirth, it went through over 43 editions from 1827-1927. n n continua a leggere
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    • [N.P.], 1789
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 300 double pages, including nearly 150 woodblock illustrations. Original wrappers with printed labels; interior with minor browning and occasional wormholes, otherwise a fine and complete copy preserved in a folding box. Probably one of the earliest illustrated accounts of Japanese medicine, compiled by the famous court physician Tamba Gentoku, also known as Taki Angen. The work is intended to promulgate medical knowledge among the common people, describing how to remedy maladies of various kinds without the aide of a physician. The illustrations, many botanical in nature, cov... continua a leggere
    • HASWELL & JOHNSON, 1842
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, head and tail of spine chipped; light foxing throughout text. Presentation copy from the author to Doctor Hascall, second ownership inscription, both on first blank, small book-label of Edgar Frank Mauer. First edition of an apparently rare and definitely significant work on dietetic regimen and its relation to the duration of life. Public health and hygiene were widespread areas of concern in the mid-nineteenth century, given the rapidly increasing population of the United States. Bell's work addresses many of the associations between proper nourishme... continua a leggere
    • BUREAU DU BULLETIN GENERAL DE THERAPEUTIQUE, 1862
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With numerous text illustrations of prosthetic devices. Original printed wrappers, uncut and unopened. First printing, apparently for purposes of handing out at a conference of orthopedic surgeons. This work contains fourteen short articles by famous physicians, including presentations of new devices used for massage, artificial limbs, feet (in an article by Duchenne de Boulogne), legs, and other amputated body parts. With absolutely wonderful illustrations, this work is a medically-substantive journal which appears similar to a company's merchandise catalogue. continua a leggere
    • JULES ROUSSET, 1913
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Numerous text tables and illustrations, some in color. Original printed wrappers bound into contemporary half-morocco and marbled boards, gilt spine with morocco label, marbled endpapers. An excellent, uncut copy with a long presentation on the half-title from the author to his mother, stamp of the Biblioteca Madre Vicenta Maria Poloni on the fly-leaf. First edition, published simultaneously in Spanish, of this rare and definitive work on strabismus. Strabismus typically involves a lack of coordination between the extraocular muscles, which prevents directing the gaze of both ... continua a leggere
    • GOLLNERIANIS, 1677
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    • Note Bibliografiche: SECOND EDITION With frontispiece. Full calf; interior excellent with very light water stains on the upper corners of a few pages. Second edition of this rare treatise on general medicine and healing, complete with an index for quick reference. The author tackles a range of ailments from hemorrhoids to the humors, describing their symptoms and various treatments and cures. He also mentions laudenum, an opiate derivative that became extremely popular for pain management and other conditions through to the twentieth century, but little known or used before the 1660s. Thomas Sydenham's seminal ... continua a leggere
    • WILLIAM AND JOHN INNYS, 1727
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    • Note Bibliografiche: SECOND EDITION With the publisher's advertisements, but lacking both blank leaves. Contemporary calf, expertly rebacked; interior excellent. From the library of N. Bruce, with his bookplate and signature and the small stamp of the Fort Pitt Medical Library. Second edition, first printed in 1702. "Good medicines properly administered give assurance of health" (or so they say). Thus the need for this up-to-date dispensatory. The listings cover all aspects of pharmacology, from liquids to preparations of minerals and animals. The index provides for a quick reference of each named medication. S... continua a leggere
    • JOANNIS RAVESTEIN, 1659
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Engraved title of a dissection, 2 folding anatomical plates, 1 engraving and 9 text woodcuts. Contemporary vellum, spine labels. Second edition of the author's book on the anatomy of the liver, originally printed in London (1654). In this work, Glisson gave the "first accurate description of the capsule of the liver (Glisson's capsule) and its blood-supply. He also described the sphincter of the bile duct ("Glisson's sphincter, the sphincter of Oddi") and the thymus as a "glandula nutritia" for the foetus. G&M, 972 & 1098.1 (1st ed.). continua a leggere
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