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Image for Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-18 Vol I. Gallipoli, Sinai & Palestine, German New Guinea.

Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-18 Vol I. Gallipoli, Sinai & Palestine, German New Guinea.

By: Butler, Colonel A. G.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: by Australian War Memorial. Melbourne : 1938

Edition: 2d

Seller ID: k180620a


2d edition; first published in 1939. 8vo. Vol I only [of 3] Blue cloth; xxvi + 873pp., b/w plates, maps, glossary, appendices., bibliog., indexes. A fine copy. A clean, bright, and tight copy. Some light toning adjacent to gutters of end papers; very light wear to edges; some very minor spotting on fore-edge. View more info

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Anatomia Humani Corporis (Atlas of Human Anatomy)

By: Bidloo, Govard

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Roger DaCosta: 1972

Seller ID: 1936


Facsimile edition of Bidloo's noted atlas of human anatomy first published in Amsterdam in 1685. Large 4to (11"x16"), bound in burgundy leatherette, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. No. 411 of 2000 copies printed. A bit of rubbing at top and bottom of spine, otherwise fine. The atlas is illustrated with 105 plates by Gerard de Lairesse, showing the human figure both in living attitudes and as dissected cadavers. The book was later plagiarized by English surgeon William Cowper for his Anatomy of the Humane Bodies (1698), which gave no credit to either Bidloo or de Lairesse. This led to... View more info

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"Syphils sive Morbus Gallicus" [Excerpt from the 1573 edition of his collected works “Opera omnia...."

By: Hieronymi Fracastorii [ Girolamo Fracastoro ]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Venice: I[J]untuas: 1573

Edition: 2d edition

Seller ID: k190203f

Condition: Fair


2d, ed., 8vo, contemporary vellum. First published in 1530, this is an excerpt from the scarce second edition of Fracastoro’s works which utilized a different and more readable translation than the first edition of 1530. [Cambridge Companion to the Italian Renaissance, p. 379.] Condition: Fair -- pp. 170-215 of a larger volume, but with the colophon and registratum present at rear. The text block is generally clean with occasional foxing and toning or browning; front hinge cracked; covers intermittently stained, rubbed, peeled at extremities, endpapers browned. Contains the complete text ... View more info

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Telepathy

By: Mellott, S.H.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: American School of Magnetic Healing: 1899

Seller ID: 111602


1st ed. 16mo, printed blue stapled wrappers, 64 pp. Illus. An unrecorded guide to telepathy published by the American School of Magnetic Healing, Nevada Missouri – the institution usually associated with the work of Professor Sidney Weltmer. (Rear cover includes ads for Weltmer’s works.) Not in OCLC or in the Library of Congress online catalogs, although several copies have previously appeared on the net. Interior is fine; clean and tight. Wrappers lightly rubbed along edges and spine; a ¼” clip from upper right front cover and a small chip from lower corner near spine. Light penciled ... View more info

Image for Cancer: It's Proper Treatment and Cure / The Dr. Nichols Sanatorium / The Value of Escharotics - or Medicines whih will Destroy any Living or Fungus Tissue in the Treatment o fCancer, Lupus, Chronic Ulcers and Tumors

Cancer: It's Proper Treatment and Cure / The Dr. Nichols Sanatorium / The Value of Escharotics - or Medicines whih will Destroy any Living or Fungus Tissue in the Treatment o fCancer, Lupus, Chronic Ulcers and Tumors

By: Nichols, Dr. Perry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: East Aurora [NY], At the Roycroft Shops: 1925

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: 1040


8vo, embossed leatherette covers. 256 pp. The Nichols Sanitorium had treated 3300 patients up to 1918, and by 1956 the list had grown to 70,000. Many medical doctors did not recognize the Sanitorium as a valid medical institution, but the thousands of people who came to Savannah as a last resort and almost without hope, and who left after treatment to live for many years in comfort, seemed to be sufficient proof that this place did relieve suffering and that it added years to the lives of those who were treated. Dr. Nichols died in September 1925 and the Sanitorium passed into the hands of hi... View more info

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Eugenic Marriage, The. Volumes I-IV Complete

By: W. Grant Hague, M.D.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: The Review of Reviews: 1914

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: dg17122301


12mo. Half leather over marbled boards. Tight, square binding. Four of four volumes. Very good; some fading at extremities and spine, several small nicks to spine ends, end papers toned. Internally clean and tight. View more info