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BURTON, [Robert] [1577-1640].
Melancholy Anatomized: Showing Its Causes, Consequences, And Cure, With Anecdotal Illustrations Drawn From Ancient And Modern Sources.
London: William Tegg, 1867..
8vo. pp. [xi], 292. engraved frontis. contemporary half calf, gilt back (somewhat worn, spine label chipped). Second Edition of Tegg's abridgement.
$100 USD                          Book Number: elala4924                         Order / Enquire

BUTLIN, Henry T[rentham] [1845-1912].
Diseases Of The Tongue.
London, Paris.: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1885..
16mo. pp. viii, 451, 8(ads). with half-title. 8 chromolithographed plates. several text illus. original cloth, recased (spine ends frayed, occasional pencil scoring). First Edition.
$205 USD                          Book Number: MTLseBUT60                         Order / Enquire

CANNIFF, William [1830-1910].
A Manual Of The Principles Of Surgery, Based On Pathology For Students.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1866..
8vo. pp. xii, [17]-402. original cloth (cloth spotted & stained, extremities worn & frayed, internally very good). First Edition of one of the first Canadian medical textbooks. The work is mainly based on Canniff's lectures on general pathology and surgery delivered at Victoria College, formerly John Rolph's Toronto School of Medicine, Canniff's alma mater. In 1868 Canniff became professor of surgery and sub-dean of the medical faculty at Victoria College, and the following year was appointed to the staff of the Toronto General Hospital. In 1870 he was made a consulting surgeon to the Toronto Eye and Ear Infirmary, and upon Rolph's retirement became dean of the medical faculty at Victoria. He was appointed president of the Canadian Medical Association in 1880, and in 1883 became Toronto's first medical health officer, playing an important role in promoting basic principles of sanitation and disease control. Canniff's major work, The Medical Profession in Upper Canada, 1783-1850, was published in 1894.
$850 USD                          Book Number: elala5197a                         Order / Enquire

CARPENTER, William B[enjamin] [1813-1885].
Elements Of Physiology, Including Physiological Anatomy.
Philadelphia: Blanchard And Lea, 1851..
8vo. pp. xvi, [17]-566 + [34]ads. with half-title. 2 engraved plates & numerous wood-engraved text illus. A nice copy in contemporary sprinkled calf (dampstain to outer margin of plates & preliminary leaves). bookseller's ticket of A.H.Armour, Toronto & ownership entry of Thomas Savage. Second American, From A New And Revised London Edition. Carpenter was Fullerian professor of Physiology at the Royal Institution but is best known for his researches in marine zoology and for his Use and Abuse of Alcoholic Liquors in Health and Disease (1850), which was one of the first books to consider alcoholism as a disease.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala5281                         Order / Enquire

CARRO, Jean De [1770-1857].
Observations Pratiques Sur Les Fumigations Sulfureuses.
Vienna: Charles Gérold, 1819..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 250, [2]. contemporary half sheep, gilt back (bit rubbed, few small wormtracks, paper embrowned). First Edition. Not in Wellcome.
$275 USD                          Book Number: elala2308                         Order / Enquire

CASTELLI, Pietro [1570-1657].
Breve Ricordo Dell'Elettione Qualita, Et Virtu Dello Spirito, Et Oglio Acido di Vitriolo.
Rome: Giacomo Mascardi, 1621..
small 4to. pp. 30. complete with final blank. woodcut title vignette, tailpiece & initial. modern bds. (small early ownership stamp on title, some foxing). First Edition. A scarce work on the therapeutic value of sulphuric acid by Pietro Castelli, Italian professor of medicine, botany, anatomy and chemistry at the universitites of Rome and Messina. Included is an extensive list of the various diseases for which sulphuric acid can be prescribed with notes on other medical writers who have recommended it. NUC cites two copies in North America: National Library of Medicine and the Medical Library at Yale. Ferchl p. 88. Waring p. 705. Wellcome I 1343.
$675 USD                          Book Number: MSTevCAS20                         Order / Enquire

The Lewellys F.Barker M.D., LL.D., Festschrift In Honor Of His Sixty-Fourth Birthday On September 16th, 1931.
Philadelphia & London: J.B.Lippincott Company, 1932..
8vo. pp. vii, 534. frontis. portrait & 19 plates (some double-page). text illus. & diagrams. original cloth (spine ends bit worn). Limited to 100 numbered copies printed for presentation and signed by Barker. The contributions were wriiten at the request of Henry Catten and originally published in the medical journal 'International Clinics' in 1931 and 1932. Dr. Barker [b. 1867], who was born in Norwich, Ontario, succeeded Osler as physician-in-chief at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and made important contributions to the study of anatomy, neurology and clinical pathology. Two of his works, on endocrinology and metabolism, and on sensory paralysis, are listed in Garrison and Morton (3798 & 4584). The papers in the festschrift mainly deal with diseases of the heart and blood, diseases of the lungs, diseases of the brain, and transmissible diseases. Among the contributors are A.L.Bloomfield, H.A.Christian, F.A.Evans, F.H.Garrison, and others who also have works listed in Garrison and Morton.
$641 USD                          Book Number: MTTeCATT28                         Order / Enquire

CAVEN, John.
Post-Mortem Examinations Methods And Technique.
Toronto: J.A.Carveth & Co., [1900]..
8vo. pp. 40. interleaved. 6 plates. original gilt-stamped cloth (light coloured pencil scoring to several pages). First Edition.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala2462                         Order / Enquire

CAZEAUX, P[aulin] [1808-1862].
Traité Théorique Et Pratique De L'Art Des Accouchements Comprenant L'Histoire Des Maladies Qui Peuvent Se Manifester Pendant La Grossesse Et Le Travail; L'Indication Des Soins À Donner À L'Enfant Depuis La Naissance Jusqu'À L'Époque Du Sevrage.Ouvrage adopté par le conseil supérieur de l'instruction publique.
Paris: F.Chamerot, 1853..
8vo. pp. xv, 1088. with half-title. 4 engraved plates & numerous wood-engraved text illus. contemporary quarter roan, gilt back (rubbed, scattered foxing). Fourth Revised Edition. cfWellcome II p. 317.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala512                         Order / Enquire

CHAILLY-HONORÉ, [Nicholas Charles] [1805-1866].
Traité Pratique De L'Art Des Accouchements.Ouvrage Adopté Par Le Conseil De L'Instruction Publique.
Paris: J.-B.Baillière., 1853..
8vo. pp. xxiv, 1051. with half-title. 274 wood-engraved text illus. 19th century half calf (worn & oxidized, joints cracked, gilt library stamp on spine). Third Enlarged Edition. cfWellcome II p. 322 (New York Edn.).
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala2314                         Order / Enquire

Opening Ceremonies.
[Toronto: 1954]..
4to. pp. 56. text in double columns. colour frontis. portrait. 3 other illus. wrs. (some soiling to wrs. & edges with short tears). Including addresses and papers by Sir Lionel Whitby, Sir Henry Hallett Dale, E.D.Adrien, Setlev W. Bronk, Bernardo Houssay, Elliott P. Joslin, Wilder Penfield (Director of the Neurological Institute, Montreal), R.D.Lawrence, and Joseph P. Hoet ('Carbohydrate Metabolism During Pregnancy'). Bronk, Houssay. Joslin, Penfield and Whitby were presented with honorary degrees in a special convocation held before opening of the Best Institute.
$150 USD                          Book Number: dola852                         Order / Enquire

CHEESMAN, J[ohn] E[ric].
Baillière's Synthetic Anatomy.
New York: Clay-Adams Company, Inc., [c1926]..
14 Parts in 1. 8vo. 168 transparent colour anatomical plates on onionskin. some parts with printed matter. each part with original wrs. cloth binder (cloth discoloured & stained). [Paste-over cancel imprint:]
$500 USD                          Book Number: elala3134                         Order / Enquire

CHOPART, [François] [1743-1795] & [Pierre Joseph] DESAULT [1738-1795].
Traité Des Maladies Chirurgicales, Et Des Opérations Qui Leur Conviennent. 2 Volumes in 1.
Paris: Chez Villier, An IV [1795/96]..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 274, vi, [blank leaf]; 2 p.l., 392. with half-titles. contemporary mottled calf (corners worn, joints partly split, occasional light foxing). Second Edition of this surgical text by two of the leading French surgeons of the period. The name of Chopart is associated with his method of amputating the foot (1792), while Desault, the teacher of Bichat, founded an important surgical periodical, the Journal de Chirurgie (1791-92), did much to improve the treatment of fractures, and developed the technique of ligating blood vessels for aneurysms. Blake p. 88. Wellcome II 343.
$599 USD                          Book Number: elala1251                         Order / Enquire

CHURCHILL, Fleetwood [1808-1878].
The Theory And Practice Of Midwifery...With Notes And Additions, By D.Francis Condie. A New American, From The Last Improved Dublin Edition.
Philadelphia: Blanchard And Lea, 1851..
8vo. pp. xviii, [33]-510 + 32(publisher's catalogue). 139 wood-engraved text illus. contemporary sprinkled calf (marginal repairs to 2 leaves).
$135 USD                          Book Number: elala5283                         Order / Enquire

CLARK, J[ohn] Paterson.
A New System Of Treating The Human Teeth: Explaining The Causes Which Lead To Their Decay, And The Most Approved Methods Of Preserving Them.To Which Is Added, Some Account Of A Discovery Made By The Author For The Cure Of Tooth-Ache And Tic-Douloureux.
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, And Green, 1830..
8vo. pp. xvi, 199, [1], contemporary half calf (joints cracked & weak, spine ends chipped, marginal browning to outer leaves). Hospital library bookplate. Second Edition. First published in 1829. The author includes a description of the use of 'anodyne cement' in the treatment of toothache, which he began to use successfully in 1825. Crowley 1574. cfWellcome II p. 353 (1st Edn: 1829).
$410 USD                          Book Number: MARNeCLA79                         Order / Enquire

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