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THE PRESCRIBER'S Memoranda.
New York: William Wood & Company, 1881..
16mo. pp. 1 p.l., 301. original black & gilt-stamped cloth (rubbed & with a few stains, small dampstain & nick to upper margin of first few leaves).
$75 USD                          Book Number: elala2123                         Order / Enquire



(SURGERY).
Classics in Surgery.
[Pointe-Claire, Que.:] Schering Corporation Limited, nd..
8 Parts: Edoardo Bassini, Theodor Billroth, William Halsted, Ambroise Paré, Joseph Lister, Harvey Cushing, Theodor Kocher, John Hunter. 8vo. illus. each part in wrs. the 8 parts inserted in bd. slipcase (some wear to edges).
$80 USD                          Book Number: dola228                         Order / Enquire



ABBOTT, Maude E. (Editor).
Bulletin No. IX of the International Association Of Medical Museums And Journal Of Technical Methods Sir William Osler Memorial Number Appreciations and Reminiscences.
Montreal: Privately Printed, [1927]..
8vo. pp. 3 p.l., xl, 634. 2 photogravure portraits & numerous plates. Second Impression. One of 1500 additional numbered subscriber copies. Appended is a 'Classified And Annotated Bibliography of the Publications of Sir William Osler'. Based on the Chronological Bibliography by Minnie Wright Blogg, compiled, augmented and annotated by Maude E. Abbott, E.B.Krumbhaar, Minnie Wright Blogg and Archibald Malloch, edited by Fielding H.Garrisson and Henry W. Cattell', pp. 471-634.
$150 USD                          Book Number: dola512                         Order / Enquire



ACADEMY OF MEDICINE IN IRELAND (later ROYAL ACADEMY OF MEDICINE IN IRELAND).
Transactions Vol. I Edited By William Thomson [.III.-XXI. [Editor varies].
Dublin: Fannin And Company [Imprint Varies], 1883-1903..
Including index volume (XXI). a complete series except for Vol. II. 8vo. numerous plates (incl. lithographs & photographs) & text illus. original cloth (covers of Vols. IX, X, XI, XII, & XX stained). Including papers (Vol. I) on a locomotor ataxy by H.C.Tweedy, a case of dissecting aneurism of the aorta by J.F.Knott, a case of trephining of the skull for abscess of the brain by J.J,Kilgariff, on excision of the hip by J.K.Barton, on replantation and transplantation of teeth by R.T.Stack, on induction of abortion by W.J.Smyly, on carcinomatous sarcoma by H.R.Swanzy, on penetrating wounds of the bladder by W.Stokes, &c.
$2997 USD                          Book Number: elala1301                         Order / Enquire



ALBERTI, P.W. & D.P.BRYCE (Editors).
Workshops From The Centennial Conference On Laryngeal Cancer.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, [1976]..
8vo. pp. 5 p.l., 939. text in double columns. many illus. (some colour). index. cloth. First Edition.
$250 USD                          Book Number: dola46                         Order / Enquire



ARBUTHNOT, John [1667-1735].
An Essay Concerning The Nature Of Aliments, And The Choice Of Them, According to the different Constitutions of Human Bodies. In which the different Effects, Advantages and Disadvantages of Animal and Vegetable Diet are explain'd.
London: Printed for J.Tonson, 1731..
8vo. pp. xviii, 232. woodcut ornaments & initials. contemporary sprinkled calf (joints cracked, extremities worn). First Edition of this popular work on the role of food and diet in medicine. Physician and wit, Arbuthnot was intimately associated with the leading statesmen of the Harley administration and the most notable literary men of his day, and was a member of the 'Scriblerus Club' together with Swift, Pope, Gay, and Parnell. A fellow of the Royal Society and Royal College of Physicians, he served as physician to Queen Anne. Blake p. 17. Wellcome II p. 52. cfBib. Osleriana 1829.
$749 USD                          Book Number: elala2622                         Order / Enquire



[BARCLAY, John].
Remarks On Mr. John Bell's Anatomy Of The Heart And Arteries. By Jonathan Dawplucker, Esq. [Pseud.].
London: Printed For G.G. and J.Robinson, 1799..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., viii, [9]-68. with half-title. original marbled wrs. (some soiling to outer leaves & some margins, extremities of wrs. chipped, institutional bookplate & small rubberstamp). First Edition. Blake p. 31. Wellcome II 99.
$749 USD                          Book Number: elala3743                         Order / Enquire



BARDSLEY, Samuel Argent [1764-1851].
Medical Reports Of Cases And Experiments, With Observations, Chiefly derived from Hospital Practice: To Which Are Added, An Enquiry Into The Origin Of Canine Madness.
London: Printed by W.Stratford for R.Bickerstaff, 1807..
8vo. pp. viii, [2], 336. contemporary sprinkled calf (rubbed, spine label wanting, back cover detached, front joint cracked, institutional bookplate & blindstamp). First Edition. Based on sixteen years of observations and practice at the Manchester Infirmary, where the author was to serve until 1833, the present work contains reports on chronic rheumatism, diabetes mellitus, the effects of galvanism in paralysis, the medical effects of oxyd of bismuth, and rabies with a plan for its extirpation from the British Isles. Wellcome II p. 100.
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BARKER, John [1708-1749].
Essai Sur La Conformité De La Medicine Ancienne Et Moderne, Dans Le Traitement Des Maladies Aigues.
Paris: P. Guil. Cavelier, 1768..
12mo. pp. 2 p.l., lxvi, 426, [3]privilege. with half-title. contemporary mottled calf, gilt back (binding quite worn but solid, some light foxing & dampstaining). Second Edition in French. Oirginally published in English in 1743 under the title An Essay on the Agreement between Ancient and Modern Physicians, or a Comparison between the Practice of Hippocrates, Galen, Sydenham, and Boerhaave, Barker's treatise was translated into French by Dr. Schomberg and published in Amsterdam in 1749. This second French edition, prepared by Anne Charles Lorry, is considerably enlarged. Barker practised medicine in Salisbury and London, where he became physician to the Westminster Hospital. Shortly before his death he was appointed physician to His Majesty's army in the Low Countries. Blake p. 31. Wellcome II p. 100.
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BAUDELOCQUE, J[ean] L[ouis] [1745?-1810].
Principes Sur L'Art Des Accouchemens, Par Demandes Et Réponses, En Faveur Des Sages-Femmes De La Campagne: Nouvelle Édition, revue, corrigée, augmentée & enrichie d'un grand nombre de Planches en taille-douce.
Paris: Méquignon Sr. 1787..
12mo. pp. xiv, 557, [1]. with half-title. 30 engraved plates (1 folding). modern calf (dampstain to lower outer corner of approximately 40 leaves at beginning & end, library rubberstamp on title). New Enlarged Edition of this classic well-illustrated treatise on midwifery by France's leading obstetrician. Baudelocque published several works on obstetrics and midwifery, including the celebrated L'Art des Accouchemens in 1781. He made important advances in the knowledge of pelvimetry and the mechanism of labour, developed a forceps based on an earlier model of Levret, and invented a pelvimeter of his own design. Blake p. 34 (incomplete). Wellcome II p. 116. cfGarrison & Morton 6255. cfHeirs of Hippocrates 664.
$923 USD                          Book Number: MUDinBAU52                         Order / Enquire



BELL, Charles [1774-1842].
The Hand Its Mechanism And Vital Endowments As Evincing Design.
London: William: Pickering, 1837..
8vo. pp. xvi, 368. with half-title. text illus. anchor device on title. modern bds. Fourth Edition. "Classic work on the anatomy, physiology, bio-mechanics, comparative anatomy, and adaptive importance of the hand." This was the fourth in a series of eight works, on the power, wisdom and goodness of God as manifested in the creation, known as the 'Bridgewater Treatises'. They were written at the request of the trustees of Francis Henry Egerton, eighth and final Earl of Bridgewater [1756-1829], in accordance with the provisions of his will. cfGarrison & Morton 411.1.
$400 USD                          Book Number: elala2386                         Order / Enquire



BERKELEY, George [1685-1753].
Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions And Inquiries Concerning the Virtues of Tar Water, And divers other Subjects connected together and arising one from another.Second Edition, Improved and Corrected by the Author.
Dublin Printed, London Reprinted: For W.Innys, and C.Hitch, and C.Davis, 1744..
8vo. pp. 174, [2]. contemporary mottled calf, rebacked (corners worn, several small library rubberstamps). Second London Edition of Berkeley's most popular work, an exposition of the medicinal virtues of tar-water and instructions for its use. Berkeley regarded it as a cure for virtually every ailment, including fevers, cancers, apoplexies, small-pox and scurvy, and he even set up an apparatus for manufacturing it himself. It was equally beneficial, he maintained, for cattle, and was strongly recommended to improve and sharpen the general health and intellect of infants and young children. Blake 43. Jessop 21e. Keynes 67. Kress 4685. Bib. Osleriana 1071. Wellcome II 149.
$400 USD                          Book Number: elala486                         Order / Enquire



BERNARD, Claude [1813-1878].
Le ons De Physiologie Expérimentale Appliquée À La Medicine Faites Au Collège De France.
Paris: J.B.Baillière Et Fils, 1855-56..
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. viii, 520; viii, 510. complete with half-titles. 100 wood-engraved text illus. modern half cloth (foxing to outer leaves). First Edition. One of the leading French physiologists of his day, Bernard succeeded his teacher Magendie as professor of experimental physiology (1852) and medicine (1855) at the Collège de France. The present work is an elaboration of his lectures there on experimental physiology, 1854-55. Bernard is best known for his important contributions to the chemical and phsiological study of gastric digestion and the experimental section of nerves. "Claude Bernard made strenuous efforts to introduce experimental methods into physiology. The above includes his classical work on the function of the liver, pancreas, and gastric glands." (Garrison & Morton) Bib. Osleriana 1507 (mentioning an Appendix, paged 504 a-d in Vol. I, not present here). Garrison & Morton 615. Waller 954.
$899 USD                          Book Number: MRN oBER18                         Order / Enquire



BILZ, F[riedrich] E[duard] [1842-1922].
La Médication naturelle Traité populaire de l'histoire naturelle de l'homme de sa culture physique de ses maladies et leur guérison par les moyens simples et naturels.
Brussels: Société Commerciale Dekam S.A., [c1900]..
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. [4], iv, 972; [8], 973-1951. 2 5-panel fold-out chromolithographed frontis. (1 panel with single over-lay & 2 panels with multiple over-lays), 40colour plates, & numerous text illus. original quarter cloth (some shelf wear, slightly shaken, spines spotted). Originally published in 1888, the German naturopath's Das Neue Naturheilverfahren (The New Natural Healing) became very popular and was widely translated. In 1895 Bilz founded a health spa at Radeboeul, which soon expanded into a large sanitarium. There he constructed a large outdoor swimming pool (Bilzbad), where he later installed a wave machine.
$250 USD                          Book Number: elala3619                         Order / Enquire



BRACHET, J[ean] L[ouis] [1789-1858].
Recherches Experimentales Sur Les Fonctions Du Système Nerveux Ganglionaire, Et Sur Leur Application À La Pathologie .Deuxième Édition, revue et augmentée.
Paris: Germer-Baillière, Lyon: Ch.Savy Jeune, Montpellier: Sévalle Et Castel, 1837..
8vo. pp. xii, 599. with half-title. 19th century half roan (rubbed, spine faded, light foxing to outer leaves). Second Revised and Enlarged Edition (first: 1830). cfWellcome II 226.
$500 USD                          Book Number: elala2398                         Order / Enquire


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