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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Intraoperative Radiation Therapy, November 12-15, 1990, Kyoto

By: Abe, Mitsuyuki & Takahashi, Masaji, Editors

Price: $31.89

Publisher: Tarrytown, New York, Pergamon Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001238

ISBN: 0080407021

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

xxv + 412 pp. Index. Illus bw photos,charts,figs. Dark red cloth with gilt to spine and fc show minimal shelf wear, top edge has pencil point size stain, interior front endpapers have two small black marker blots, otherwise crisp and fresh.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Gilles De La Tourette's Syndrome. Volume 1, International Registry.

By: Abuzzahab, F. S.; Anderson, Floyd O.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St Paul, Minnesota, Mason Pub Co: 1976

Seller ID: 002016

ISBN: 0917126009

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

xi + 223 pp. Index. Bibliography. Dark purple cloth covers with white are clean, just a bit of shelf rubbing to the edges, a little bubbling in the cloth over the boards near the spine, spine is fresh and legible. Interior has a doctor's signature, otherwise crisp, clean and tight. ; Large 8vo View more info

Up from Little Egypt

By: Bailey, Percival

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Buckskin Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10090

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

Xiii, 265 pp. CV and publications by Bailey at rear. Full color plate of Bailey at frontis, illustrated with black and white photos throughout. Cream DJ with red in Mylar, spine a little darkened, a few small chips at the top back. Book itself is clean and crisp except that the former owner, himself a doctor, put some pencil notes on the verso of the first blank and has marked occasional passages with pencil underlinings and check marks. Otherwise a nice copy of this autobiography of a noted neurologist who started life in povery in southern Illinois. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 265 pages View more info

The Cancer Problem

By: Bainbridge, William Seaman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1918

Seller ID: 001335

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

xix + 534 pp + ads. Index. 38 plates, 14 text figs. The 3rd printing of this seminal book. One of the earliest studies of environmental factors in cancer promotion, although Dr. Brainbridge also looks at other factors, treatment, prognosis, research, etc. The author spent 10 years researching and took many trips around the world to study the dreaded disease. "In attempting to meet this need (for a central source of information about cancer), the magnitude of the undertaking has been more and more fully realized as the work of collecting and formulating the data has proceeded. it has ... View more info

Die Epilepsie; Zweite, Neubearbeitete Auflage

By: Binswanger, Prof. Dr. Otto

Price: $79.00

Publisher: Wien (Vienna), Alfred Holder: 1913

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003098

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

iv + 548 pp. Mit 1 Abbildung im Text und 2 Tafeln. (5 color figs at rear and 4 b/w figs.) Second edition of one of the classics of medical literature on epilepsy by Otto Binswanger (1852-1929), who studied in Heidelberg, Zürich, Straßburg und Vienna and was graduated in 1877 in Göttingen. He became a professor in 1882 and accepted a job as director of the mental asylum in Jena, where this book was written. Book has a handsome library binding, leather and gilt spine, leather corners, black pebbled boards. The book has an ownership signature of William T. Shanahan, M.D., Director of ... View more info

Arterial Sclerosis: A Consideratino of the Prolongation of Life and Efficiency After Forty

By: Bishop, Louis Faugeres

Price: $49.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton: 1921

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 001528

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

xi + 383 pp. Index. XI plates, 25 figures in text. Oxford Medical Publications. Very scarce. Includes : The Riddle of Arteriosclerosis and the Author's Solution; Causes; Natural History; Symptoms; Blood Pressure; Heart Complications; Treatment; Diet; Angina Pectoris; Ataxia, Vertigo and Disturbances of Sensation; the Liver; Things to be Avoided; Opinions of American Physicians; Prolongation of Life; Prevention; Ear Symptoms; Points in Arterial Disease for the specialist; Nursing; Chemisty of the Proteins; Life Insurance. Dark red pebbled cloth with black, blind stamping to covers, gilt spi... View more info

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Histoire De La Faculté De Médecine De Laval

By: Boissonnault, Charles-Marie

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Quebec, Les Presses Universitaires Laval: 1953

Seller ID: 7098

Condition: Good

438 pp. Blue softcover wraps. French text. Book is in good conditon. Covers slightly faded and edges somewhat bumped. Some pages uncut. Photo of author clipped on front fly page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Medical Background of Anglo-Saxon England A Study in History, Psychology, and Folklore.

By: Bonser, Wilfrid

Price: $79.00

Publisher: London, The Wellcome Historical Medical Library: 1963

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5679

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

+ (36) 448 pages, contains footnotes and index, DJ tan with green lettering, wear and tears to head and tail, wear to edges and corners, minor smudges on covers, book dark blue with copper lettering on spine, minor wear to head, tail, corners and edges, endpaper signed by author and previous owner Penelope Billings Reed Doob, otherwise pages clear and unmarked, slight smoky scent ; 448 pages View more info

Untersuchungen Uber Die Gelenke Des Menschlichen Armes. I. Theil II Theil, Des IXV Bandes Der Abhandlungen, Etc., No II

By: Braune, W. (Christian Wilhelm) in Verbindung Mit O. Fischer

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leipzig, S. Hirzel: 1887

Seller ID: 002253

Condition: Fair

81-150 pp. Mit Zwolf Holzschnitten und Funfzehn Tafeln. Folding tables. 1 Theil. Das Ellenbogengelenk von O. Fischer. 2 Theil. Dans Handgelenk von W. Braune und O. Fischer. Braune's famous work on anatomy of the human arm joints, in conjunction with mathematician Fischer. Original paper wraps are worn and chipped at the edges. Spine cover is mostly chipped away and front cover is starting to separate. About half of back cover was either cut away or broken off. Interior some pages are uncut, a little bending at corners, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Very scarce.; 4to - over 9¾"... View more info

The Incorruptible Flesh Bodily Mutation and Mortification in Religion and Folklore

By: Camporesi, Piero; (Author) Croft-Murray, Tania; Elsom, Helen (translators)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 5689

ISBN: 0521320038

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

+ (10) 286 pages, contains notes and index, DJ grey and pink with pink, black and white lettering, black and white illustration on front cover, very minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, book green cloth covers with gold lettering on spine, minor wear to head and tail, pages very lightly browned otherwise clear and unmarked ; Cambridge Studies in Oral and Literate Culture; Vol. 17; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.87 inches; 286 pages View more info

Plague and the Poor in Renaissance Florence

By: Carmichael, Ann G.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10285

ISBN: 0521268338

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Xv, 180 pp. Index Bibliography. Illustrated graphs, maps, tables. Octavo. Black cloth covers with gilt to spine. Covers are clean and unmarked, minimal shelf wear. Interior is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Cambridge Studies In The History Of Medicine; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages View more info

Medical Services and the Hospitals in Britain 1860-1939 (New Studies in Economic and Social History)

By: Cherry, Steven

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000516

ISBN: 052157126X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

93 pp + vii + ads. Bibliography,glossary,index. Illustrated with 7 tables. How were medical services organized in Britain before the National Health Service? This book looks at the developments in hospital and primary care before World War II, focusing on service delivery and the "sufferer's agenda." He considers the influences shaping provision, accountability and impact in the context of contingent risks and social need, health care and social policy. Glossy pictorial hardcover has some small sticker residue, otherwise as new.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Lithium and the Kidney

By: Christensen, Sten, Editor

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Farmington, Connecticut, S Karger Pub: 1990

Seller ID: 002751

ISBN: 3805550421

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

xii + 188 pp. Index. Illus with 23 figures and 5 tables. Volume 3 in the Series: Lithium Therapy Monographs, edited by F. Neil Johnson. This volume complete in and of itself. Aqua blue and white hard covers have minimal shelf wear, very light stain at bottom spine, extremities lightly worn. Interior clean and bright. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Lectures on Phrenology; Including Its application to the Present and Prospective Condition of the United States. With Notes, an Introductory Essay, and an Historical Sketch By Andrew Boardman

By: Combe, George and Boardman, Andrew

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Samuel Colman: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001601

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

389 pp + ads. Frontis illus, hand colored plate. Apparent 1st edition of this work on the then popular "science" of phrenology. Brown paper covered boards with cloth spine is worn at all edges, some chips to the paper on the board, brown spine crumpled a bit, spine tips fraying, backstrip starting to separate. Interior library stamps from the Museum of Natural History (NYC) including back pocket. Some slight foxing throughout, title page has upper right corner tip missing, first few pages starting to pull away from signatures, otherwise all present and clean. ; Ex-Library; Small 8v... View more info

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Neural Dynamics Underlying Interceptive Actions

By: Dessing, Joost C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, J. C. Dessing/Vrije Universiteit: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7046

ISBN: 9090190988

Condition: Good

Scarce, doctoral dissertation. 196 pp. References, summary, and publications at rear. Loose sleeve erratum inside front cover. English text. Blue softcover. Book is in good condition, clean with no marks or wear, save signature of author in blue pen on half-title page ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Reports on Diseases of the Chest; Vol. III. June 1st, 1876, to June 1st, 1877

By: Dobell, Horace, M.D., Editor; Shaw, John Edward, Smith, R. Shingleton; Tidy, Charles Meymott; Wahltuch, Adolphe; Wharry, R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001425

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

438 pp + 2 pp ads. Index. Presumed 1st edition. The last of the annual reports prepared by Dr. Dobell. Includes reports from Austria, Hungary, Australia, British Kaffraria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, UK, and U.S. Very hard to find. Brown ribbed cloth with gilt insignia, spine backstrip is chipped away, spine tips chipped away. Interior has cardiologist's book plate, hinges are splitting, text is clean, last fly has extensive medical notes, few pages at front are uncut and one has a short tear. Book is a little fragile, but still usable and very unusual.;... View more info

Studies in the Psychology of Sex: Erotic Symbolism; The Mechanism of Detumescence; The Psychic State in Pregnancy

By: Ellis, Havelock

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company: 1912

Seller ID: 000402

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

285 pp index + x. Errata sheet laid in at title. A classic early study of human sexuality, eroticism, perversion, deviancy, etc. First edition 1906. Brown cloth cover, gilt spine worn but legible. Occasional small marks or wear, otherwise good.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Edward Archibald Surgeon of the Royal VIC

By: Entin, Martin A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 10004

ISBN: 0773529519

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Xi, 195, [26] pp. 26 unnunmbered pages of plates at rear. Pictorial gray hardcover with pale aqua spine is clean, minor shelf wear. Interior is clean but has an occasional pencil underlining. ; Fontanus Monograph Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 234 pages View more info

Essai Historique Sur Les Eaux De Luxeuil

By: Fabert

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Paris, Vincent: 1773

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002475

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

xij + 192 pp. Preliminary materials includes a dedication from Fabert, a letter of M. Le Veillard to M. Prinet, and an avertissement. Handsome small tail piece at xij and nice head piece on page 1. Title page does not include the author's name, but we believe it to be Jean-Joseph Fabert who was a doctor and water inspector in Luxeuil in Franche-Comte. A very scarce look at the mineral waters at Luxeuil. The book has been rebound in cream linen, very simple yet handsome. Title on spine, small stain to back cover. End papers renewed. Any preliminary leaves before the title and afte... View more info

Zur Kinematik Des Listingschen Gesetzes. Des XXXI Bandes. Der Abhandlungen Der Mathematisch-Physischen Klasse. Der Konigl Sachsischen Gesellschaft Der Wissenschaften. No. 1

By: Fischer, Otto

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leipzig, B.G. Teubner: 1909

Seller ID: 002252

Condition: Good

80 pages + 2 tables. Mit 2 Tafeln und 32 Figuren im Text. Auf Deutsch. Very scarce, Fischer's work on the kinetics involved in Listing's Plane. Original paper covers are chipped at the edges with loss at the top corner. Paper spine covers chipped at top and bottom, spine title clear. Interior pages are uncut, clean, some bending at top and bottom corners. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info