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Catalogue 42. A selection of Rare Books on Medicine, Science and Technology. A [ Emil Offenbacher, bookseller's catalogue, 1990 ]

by Offenbacher, E. ; Emil Offenbacher

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Spring 1990
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Emil Offenbacher, Kew Gardens (NY), bookseller's catalogue, Spring 1990. Laminated wrappers, 8vo,. 40 pp. 120 items. A well-annotated catalogue, with a subject index. Datestamp on rear inside wrapper. Good.
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Catalogue 35. Medicine and Science. A selection of Rare Books. [ Emil Offenbacher, bookseller's catalogue, 1983 ]

by Offenbacher, E. ; Emil Offenbacher

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Spring 1983
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Emil Offenbacher, Kew Gardens (NY), bookseller's catalogue, Spring 1983. Laminated wrappers, 8vo,. 56 pp. 177 items. A well-annotated catalogue, with a subject index. Good.
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The Baglivi Correspondence from the Library of Sir William Osler
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The Baglivi Correspondence from the Library of Sir William Osler

by Baglivus, G. ; Schullian, D.M

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1974
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Cornell University Press, Ithaca, first edition, 1974. Cloth, large 8vo, 28 cm,. xxi, 531, [4] pp. includes 173 letters in Latin, Italian and French, with English summaries and introduction. Bibl.: p.417-495. - Index. Letters in Latin, Italian, or French, with English summaries and commentaries. . Contents: '... includes letters to Baglivi, numerous drafts of his replies, and a… Read more about this item
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Bibliography of Harvey Cushing's Writings [Bound photocopied extract from: Harvey Cushing: Selected Papers on Neurosurgery.]

by The Harvey Cushing Society

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Used - Reprinted with additions, from A Bibliography of the Writings of Harvey Cushing Prepared on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birth
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1969
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Photocopied extract from the volume published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1969. Cloth, gilt spine-title :'Cushing', 8vo, a bound photocopy,. pp [621] - 663 photocopied as single pages so that the text appears on the rectos only. 333 entries. Reprinted with additions, from A Bibliography of the Writings of Harvey Cushing Prepared on the Occasion of… Read more about this item
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A History of Medicine

by Guthrie, D

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Bookplate of A R Dugdale-Bradley on front free endpaper, Good in used dustwrapper which is torn with slight loss
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1945
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Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., London, first edition, 1945. Cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,. xvi, 448 pp, 72 plates. From the introduction: ".., an attempt has been made in the following pages to construct an outline of the progress of medicine from the days of Imhotep to those of Sir William Osler. An outline does not aim at finality,… Read more about this item
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Portraits of Doctors and Scientists in the Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine

by Burgess, R. ; Wellcome Institute for the History of, Medicine

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1973
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Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, [first edition, 1973Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, first edition, 1973. Cloth, large 8vo, 30 cm,. xxiv, 459 pp, with illustrations of 377 portraits.portraits. 3269 entries + 36 in the addenda, giving details of some 12.000 portraits. From the foreword: "The extent of the collection of medical and scientific… Read more about this item
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Libro de los Medicamentos Simples [with] Commentary Volume. [ 2 vols, M. Moleiro, facsimile plus commentary ]

by López Piñero, José María , Elaguina, Natacha & López Terrada, María Luz

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Used - Facsimile Copy No. 63. Fine in the publisher's matching solander box (41 x 32 cm), which is also Fine. And with the separate
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Limited edition of 987 numbered copies
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2001
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Facsimile: brown leather with gold decoration, 36 x 26 cm, commentary volume: cloth, 4to,
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9788488526670
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M. Moleiro Editor, Barcelona, first edition, 2001. Limited edition of 987 numbered copies. Facsimile: brown leather with gold decoration, 36 x 26 cm, commentary volume: cloth, 4to,. Facsimile: 340 pp, 386 ills; commentary: 432 pp. 8488526679 8488526687 A very high-quality facsimile of the "Livre des simples médecines" The book of simple medicines) of the Russian National Library, St… Read more about this item
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Tractatus de Corde. Item de Motu & Colore Sanguinis, et Chyli in eum Transitu

Tractatus de Corde. Item de Motu & Colore Sanguinis, et Chyli in eum Transitu

by Lower, R

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Used - Bumped at the head of the spine with some wear there, otherwise Very Good in the marbled board slipcase
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1976 facsimile reprint of 1669
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Imitation leather, marbled endpapers, 16 cm,
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9782858710089
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Score, Paris, 1976 facsimile reprint of 1669 edition. Imitation leather, marbled endpapers, 16 cm,. [16], 232 pp, ills, folding plates. Facsimile of original published in Amsterdam by Danielem Elzevirium, 1669. Bumped at the head of the spine with some wear there, otherwise Very Good in the marbled board slipcase.
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Catalogue 36. [ Rare and Significant Books in Medicine and Science. [ Emil Offenbacher, bookseller's catalogue, 1984 ]

Catalogue 36. [ Rare and Significant Books in Medicine and Science. [ Emil Offenbacher, bookseller's catalogue, 1984 ]

by Offenbacher, E. ; Emil Offenbacher

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Used - Date of receipt noted on front wrapper, otherwise Near Very Good.
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Spring 1984
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Emil Offenbacher, Kew Gardens (NY), bookseller's catalogue, Spring 1984. Laminated wrappers, 8vo,. 56 pp. 176 items. A well-annotated catalogue, with a subject index. Date of receipt noted on front wrapper, otherwise Near Very Good. .
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The iconographic collections of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine

The iconographic collections of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine

by Schupbach, William ; Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine

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Used - Tippex stains to rear wrapper, otherwise near Very Good
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1989
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Laminated illustrated wrappers, 8vo, 25 cm,
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9780854840809
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Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, first edition, 1989. Laminated illustrated wrappers, 8vo, 25 cm,. 71, [1] pp, colour ills. Tippex stains to rear wrapper, otherwise near Very Good.
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Tabulae Anatomicae clarissimi viri Bartholomaei Eustachii quas è tenebris tandem vindicatas.

by Eustachi, B.; Lancisi, G.M

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Used - Copy No. 2038. Fine in lightly soiled plain slipcase
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One of 2300 copies bound in half leather from a total edition of
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undated [c.1976] reprint of the
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Leather-backed boards, silver cover title, folio,
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Editions Medicina Rara, n.p., undated [c.1976] reprint of the 1714 edition. One of 2300 copies bound in half leather from a total edition of 2800. Leather-backed boards, silver cover title, folio,. xliv, 115, [11, 5] pp, plates. The plates for this printing were made from a copy of the 1714 Lancisi edition belonging to the Württembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart.… Read more about this item
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A Treatise on the Science of Muscular Action

by Pugh, J

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One of 2500 copies bound in three-quarter leather and buckram fr
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undated reprint of the 1794 edi
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Editions Medicina Rara, Ltd, n.p., undated reprint of the 1794 edition. One of 2500 copies bound in three-quarter leather and buckram from a total edition of 2800. Three-quarter leather and buckram, folio,. xi, v-xvi, 106, [1], plates. Printed on esparto paper at the Curwen Press. Copy No. 2038. Fine in partly faded plain board slipcase.
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Robert Whytt, the Soul, and Medicine

by French, R.K

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Used - Very Good in price-clipped dustwrapper
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1969
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Cloth, 8vo,
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9780854840045
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Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine, London, first edition, 1969. Cloth, 8vo,. [3], 182 pp. Very Good in price-clipped dustwrapper.
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Catalog of the Robert L. Sadoff Library of Forensic Psychiatry and Legal Medicine

by McKenzie, J. ; Morman, E.T. ; College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library

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Used - Residue of a partly removed label on front free endpaper and library stamp on rear pastedown endpaper, otherwise Very Good in a
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2004
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Cloth, 4to, 29 cm,
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9780881352788
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published for the College of Physicians of Philadelphia by Science History Publications, Sagamore Beach, first edition, 2004. Cloth, 4to, 29 cm,. xi, 178 pp, ills. Residue of a partly removed label on front free endpaper and library stamp on rear pastedown endpaper, otherwise Very Good in a duststained dustwrapper which has a small blank ;label on… Read more about this item
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The History of Scurvy and Vitamin C

by Carpenter, K.J

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1988
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9780521347730
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, first paperback edition, 1988. Laminated illustrated wrappers, 8vo, 23 cm,. viii, 288 pp, ills. From the blurb: "With the exception of famine, scurvy is probably the nutritional deficiency disease that has caused the most human suffering in recorded history. Scurvy plagued sailors on long ocean voyages and broke out whenever groups of people had… Read more about this item
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The History of Paediatrics : the progress of the study of diseases of children up to the end of the XVIIIth century

by Still, Sir George F

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Used - Pictorial bookplate of Robert Mowbray on front pastedown endpaper, spine somewhat faded, otherwise Good
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1965 reprint of 1931 first edit
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Cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,
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Dawsons of Pall Mall, London, 1965 reprint of 1931 first edition. Cloth, 8vo, 23 cm,. xviii, 526 pp, ills, facs. From the introduction - ".. I have chosen to be largely biographical, but I have also endeavoured to trace at the same time the growth of medical interest in children and in their diseases, and have reproduced in… Read more about this item
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Documents and dates of modern discoveries in the nervous system

by Walker, A

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Used - An ex-library copy with a label round the spine, stamps and numbers on the front pastedown endpaper amnd title-page, number on l
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1973 reprint of the 1839 editio
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Cloth, gilt cover-title, 8vo, 22 cm,
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9780810806641
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Scarecrow Reprint, Metuchen, 1973 reprint of the 1839 edition with a new introduction. Cloth, gilt cover-title, 8vo, 22 cm,. xi, xii, 172 pp. From the introduction: "Walker's Documents and dates . . . thus merits reprinting because it is a fascinating document in itself, because of its historical importance in making Bell's Idea generally available for the first… Read more about this item
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The Longer Life : a critical survey of many claims to abnormal longevity, of various theories on duration of life and old age, and of divers attempts at rejuvenation

by Ernest, M

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Used - Good in torn and duststained dustwrapper
Published
1938
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Cloth, 8vo, 22 cm,
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Adam & Co., London, first edition, 1938. Cloth, 8vo, 22 cm,. [10], 249, [1] pp, plates, ills. Contents include: Section One. Section Two. Abnormal Longevity. Section Three. Man's And Other Life Spans. Section Four. Infirm Old Age. Section Five. Attempts At Rejuvenation. Section Six. Conclusions. Good in torn and duststained dustwrapper.
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The Influence of Harvey and his Contemporaries on Paediatrics : the Harveian Oration, 1950 delivered on St Luke's day, October 18th, 1950

by Parsons, Sir Leonard G

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Used - Boards slightly scuffed, otherwise near Very Good
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1950
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Headley Brothers, London, first edition, 1950. Cloth, gilt cover-title, 8vo, 22 cm,. 23 pp. From the introduction: " There is nothing that I can add to the details of Harvey's life given by my predecessors, nor shall I attempt to prove that Harvey was a paediatrician, although parts of De Generatione show an interest in paediatrics. My concern… Read more about this item
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A History of the Study of Human Growth

by Tanner, J.M

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Used - Label of Lewis's Lending Library on front board and front pastedown endpaper, datestamps on verso of rear free endpaper, top
Published
1981
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Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,
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9780521224888
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1981. Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,. xi, 499 pp, ills. From the blurb: "Profcssor Tanner's volume traces the history of studies of the physical growth of children from the time of the Ancient Greeks to the present day. The author summarises the background to and the achievement of the surveys of child growth made in… Read more about this item
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