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1 Armour, Richard. It All Started wit Hippocrates: A Mercifully Brief History of Medicine. With Illustrations by Campbell Grant.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1966). First Edition, Stated. 
Octavo, black cloth & green boards (hardcover), 136 pp. Near-Fine, with light foxing (age darkened spotting) to page edges; in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From dust jacket: Blending impeccable fact with outrageous imagination and scintillating turn of phrase, [noted historian, Richard Armour] draws upon his own acquaintance with medicine (for sixteen years he has been writing for Postgraduate Medicine) to explore the development of the healing arts from the Stone Age (when anesthetics were primitive and occasionally permanent) to Medicare and diagnosis by computer. He makes a merry shambles of the consulting rooms of all the great physicians of history, and shakes the labs with laughter. Incorporating all he has learned from the reading of heavy medical histories, Richard Armour has given us a light book, a bright book... 
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2 Aylor Instrument Companies. Tycos Blood Pressure Manual.
Rochester, NY: Taylor Instrument Companies, 1931. 
Narrow 12mo, paperbound (stiff brown textured wrappers, stapled), 40 pp. Illustrated. Fine (As New). Contents: Physiology; Methods of Determining Blood Pressure; Blood Pressure Normals; Interpretation of Blood Pressure; Functional Tests for Cardia Efficiency; Hypertension and Its Treatment; Hypotension and Its Treatment; Blood Pressure in Disease; Blood Pressure in Surgery; Types of Sphygmomanometers. 
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3 Bayle, Francois. Croix Gammee Contre Caducee: Les Experiences Humaines en Allemagne Pendant la Deuxieme Guerre Mondiale.
Neustadt: By the Author, (195). First Edition. 
Royal octavo, xxiii + 1521 pp. Photos., facsimiles. Very Good. International orders will require additional postage. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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4 Bell, John. Discourses on the Nature and Cure of Wounds [In Three Parts]. Part I. Of Generals. Of Procuring Adhesion. Of Wounded Arteries. Of Gun-Shot Wounds. Of The Medical Treatment of Wounds. Part II. Of Particulars. Of Wounds of the Breast. Of Wounds of the Belly. Of Wounds of the Head. Of Wounds of the Throat. Part III. Of Dangerous Wound of the Limbs. Of the Question of Amputation.
Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute; and T. Cadell Junr and W. Davies, 1795. First edition. 
Octavo, original polished calf rebacked in old-style polished calf (hardcover, leather), calf label, marbled endpapers, vi, [title leaf for Part I], 241, [title leaf for Part II], 169, [title leaf for Part III], 67 pp. Two engraved plates. Small circular faded medical college stamp on the title and bearing the bookplate of Robert Mowbray inside from cover; generally a clean, handsome copy. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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5 Bell, Whitfield J., Jr. The Colonial Physician & Other Essays.
New York: Science History Publications, 1977. Revised Second Printing. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 235 pp. Near-Fine, with bookplate, in a Fine dust jacket. Contents: Intorduction by Elizabeth Thomson; A Portrait of the Colonial Physician; John Redman, Medical Preceptor (1722-1808); Philadelphia Medical Students in Europe, 1750-1800; THomas Parke, PHysician and Friend; James Hutchinson (1752-1793): A Physician in Politics; Benjamin Franklin and the Practice of Medicine; James Smith and PUblic Encouragement of Vaccination; Lives in Medicine: Thacher, Wiliams, and Gross; Joseph M. Toner (1825-1896) as a Medical Historian; John Morgan: Adventures of a Biographer; Adam Cunningham's Atlantic Crossing, 1728; William Shippen's Introductory Lecture, 1762; Body-Snatching in Philadelphia; An Eighteenth Century American Medical Manuscript; Dr. James Rush on His Teachers; Index. 
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6 Bernard, M. Claude. Introduction a l'Etude de la Medecine Experientale.
Paris: J. B. Bailliere, 1865. First edition, second issue, with the E. Martinet imprint. 
Octavo, bound in modern blue morocco, gilt decorated spine, 400, 48 [ads] pp. “Probably the greatest classic on the principles of physiological investigation and of the scientific method as applies to the life sciences.” -- Garrison & Morton (5th) 1766.501; Printing and the Mind of Man 353. This copy is from the library of Tenney L. Davis, organic chemist distinguished in the field of the history of chemistry, and bears his signature. Near-Fine. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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7 Brauer, Carl M. Champions of Quality in Health Care: A History of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Lyme, Connecticut: Greenwich Publishing Group, Inc., (2001). 
Large, square octavo, hardcover (blue cloth), gilt letters, full-color illus. paper label, 144 pp. Fine (As New). 
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8 Buffum, Herbert E., et al. The Household Physician: A Twentieth Century Medica, A Practical Description in Plain Language of All the Diseases of Men, Women, and Children, With the Latest Discoveries in Medicine and Most Approved Methods of Treatment.
Boston: Woodruff Publishing Co., 1918. New Edition. 
Royal octavo, pebbled cloth & linen, marbled edges, 1444 pp. Fully illustrated with manikins, colored and half-tone plates. Good; light wear, three newspaper clippings pasted to front endpapers. This very large volume will require additional funds for international orders. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 Burgess, Dr. W. H. Chronic Disease: The Natural Method of Diagnosis and Successful Treatment.
Chattanooga, Tennessee: Dr. W. H. Burgess, (1907). First Edition. 
Octavo, stiff wrappers, stapled, 320 pp. The diagnosis and treatment of various diseases by “natural methods.” Near-Fine. 
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10 Cameron, Sir Hector C. On the Evolution of Wound-Treatment during the Last Forty Years.
Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1907. 
Dr. James Watson Lecture delivered at the Faculty of Physcians and Surgeons of Glasgow in February, 1906. First Edition. Presentation copy, with a slip laid-in indicating that this book was given “With the Author's Compliments.” Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), 96 pp. Very Good. 
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11 Chevalier, Thomas. A Treatise on Gun-Shot Wounds, Which Obtained the Premium Given by the College of Surgeons in London for the Year 1803.
London: Printed for Samuel Bagster, 1806. Third Edition. 
This copy originally owned by a McVeagh, a surgeon in the Royal Navy, who left his ownership signature on the title page. It was later owned by and bears the bookplate of Edward Delos Churchill, an American surgeon known for his work in thoracic surgery, was Theatre Commander of Surgery for the Mediterranean during World War II, was President of the American Surgical Association just after the war, and later served as Chief of Surgical Services at Massachusetts General. After his retirement in 1962, Churchill developed an interest in the history of wound management. Duodecimo, calf & boards (hardcover), 160 pp. Fold-out plate. Original boards are well-worn; spine was at some point detached and re-attached with glue. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12 Clark, Orville R., ed. The First Century of the Kansas Medical Society. The Journal of the Kansas Medical Society. Volume LX, No. 5 (May 4, 1959).
Topeka, Kan.: Kansas Medical Society, 1959. 
This copy is the editor's copy, hardbound, and bearing the title and his name stamped on the front cover. The copy has also been signed by 7 of the contributors: Pauline Farrell, David E. Gray, Richard Greer, John A. Segerson, Dwight Lawson, Orville R. Clark and Perce Harvey, Jr. 4to, original stiff wrappers bound in fabricoid, 178 pp. Photos, illus. Clipping annoucing the book's publication pasted to front endpaper; otherwise Near-Fine. 
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13 Coffin, A. I., M.D. A Treatise on the Diseases of the Generative Organs with the Means of Cure by Botanical Remedies. Eleventh Edition.
London: A. I. Coffin & Co., n.d. [ca. 1900]. 
16mo, cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, viii + 199 pp. Joints breaking; otherwise, attractive, clean, and tight. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 di Ghilini, U. L. Regain and Retain Health.
New York: International Health Association, 1931. 
Octavo, paperbound, 168 pp. Very Good, with light edgewear to wrappers. 
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15 Flint, Austin. Compendium of Percussion & Auscultation, and of the Physical Diagnosis of Diseases affecting the Lungs and Heart.
New York: William Wood, 1872. Fourth edition. 
Duodecimo, original cloth, rebacked in cloth (hardcover), 36 pp. Very Good; light shelf wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Garrison, Fielding H., A.B., M.D.; Lieutenant-Colonel, Medical Corps, U. S. Army, Surgeon General's Office, Washington, D.C. An Introduction to the History of Medicine, with Medical Chronology, Suggestions for Study and Bibliographic Data.
Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders Company, (1968). Fourth edition. 
Octavo, brown cloth (hardcover), turquoise spine label, gilt letters, 996 pp. Very Good, with light wear to covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Good, Peter P. A Materia Medica Animalia, Containing the Scientific Analysis, Natural History, and Chemical and Medical Properties and Uses of the Substances That Are the Products of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, or Insects. Illustrated by Colored Engravings of Original Drawings Copied from Nature.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Published by the Author, (1853). First Edition. 
Octavo, brown blind-stamped cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 24 color plates + title. Professionally repaired, light foxing to interior. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Jamieson, E. B. Illustrations of Regional Anatomy. [Seven Volumes]. Section 1: Central Nervous System; Section II: Head & Neck; Section III: Abdomen; Section IV: Pelvis; Section V: Thorax; Section VI: Upper Limb; and Section VII: Lower Limb.
Edinburgh: F. & S. Livingstone, 1944. Section VI is a 3rd edition (1942); the others are 5th editions (1944). 
Seven volumes. Octavo, stiff printed wrappers, a total of 319 pp. Color plates throughout. Good to Very Good; each of the volumes shows some wear (to varying degrees); Section VII has some spotting to the covers. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Johnson, I. D. A Guide to Homoeopathic Practice; Designed for the Use of Families and Private Individuals.
Philadelphia: Boericke & Tafel, 1927. 
Octavo, illustrated red cloth, gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, xv, 494 pp. Very Good+, with light edgewear, speckling, foxing (age darkened spotting), former-owner signature. 
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20 Keynes, Geoffrey. The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William Harvey De Montu Cordis 1628: De Circulatione Sanguinis 1649: The first English text of 1653 now newly edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Issued on the occasion of the tercentenary celebration of the first publication of the text of De Montu Cordis.
London: The Nonesuch Press, n.d. Printed by Job. Enschede en Zonen on Dutch paper, is limited to 1450 copies for sale in England and America. This copy is number 267. 
Octavo, leather (hardcover), gilt letters, upper edge gilt, uncut, . Contents: De Montu Cordis: Dedication to King Charles: P. VII; Dedication to Dr. Argent: P. IX; Index of the Chapters: P. XIV; The Proeme: P. 1; Anatomical Exercises concerning the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Living Creatures: P. 16. De Circulatione Sanguinis: Two Anatomical Exercitations concerning the Circulation of the Blood, to John Riolan, the Son; The first Anatomical Exercitation: P. 121; Another Exerciation: P. 145; Additions by the Editor: Bibliographical postscript: P. 197; Textual notes: P. 201; Illustrations: Four figures illustrating the valves in the veins in the veins of the forearm engraved by C. Sigrist after a drawing by Stephen Gooden: Facing P. 87. 
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