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1 Andrus, E. Cowles, et al., eds. Advances in Military Medicine Made by American Investigators Working under the Sponsorship of the Committee on Medical Research. Volume I (of 2) only. [Science in World War II series].
Boston: Atlantic Monthly/Little, Brown & Co., 1948. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth (hardcover), liv + 472 pp. Photos., illustrations. Very Good in dust jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Bell, Sir Charles. Insitutes of Surgery: Arranged in the Order of the Lectures Delivered in the University of Edinburgh.
Philadelphia: A. Waldie, 1840. First American Edition. 
Octavo, 3/4 black calf & marbled boards (hardcover), viii, 416, [ii] pp. Fair; ex-library copy, bearing several small stamps from the New York Mercantile Library, front cover detached, some foxing. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 Bichat, Marie Francois Xavier. Recherches Physiologiques sur la Vie et la Mort... Troisieme Edition.
Paris: Chez Brosson et Gabon, Ann. XIII-1805. 
Octavo, full polished calf (hardcover, leather), calf labels, blind-stamped decorations to spine, xx, 347 pp. Bichat, the French anatomist and pathologist, is best known as the Father of Histology. For his research in this particular work, he obtained permission to examine recently guillontined bodies in order to perform his experiments and propose his theories of the relationships of the brain, heart, and lungs in violent or sudden death. Third edition of Garrison & Morton (5th) 597. Very Good, bearing the bookplate of David Gibson, M.D. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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4 Bichat, X. [Marie Francois Xavier]. Recherches Physiologiques sur La Vie et La Mort [with:] De la Division la Plus Naturelle des Phenomenes Physiologiques, par F.-R. Buisson [with:] Experiences sur le Principe de la Vie... par C. Legallois.
Paris: Adolphe Delahays, 1855. 
Octavo, calf & patterned boards (hardcover), double-columned, vii, 406 pp. Bichat famously defined life as “those set of Functions which resist death.” His career is recounted in George Eliot's Middlemarch. Very Good. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Billroth, Dr. Theodor. Historische Studien uber die Beurtheilung und Behandlung der Schusswunden vom funfzehnten Jahrhundert bis auf die neueste Zeit.
Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1859. First Edition. 
Octavo, original green printed wrappers bound in red cloth (hardcover), iv, 92 pp. Known both as a surgeon and a musician, Billroth was a close friend of Brahms and is generally regarded as the founder of modern abdominal surgery. Fine, bearing the bookplate of Sven Wall. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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6 Billroth, Dr. [Christian Albert] Theodor. Chirurgishe Briefe aus des Kriegs-Lazarethen in Weissenburg und Mannheim 1870. Ein Beitrag zu den Wichtigsten Abschnitten der Kriegschirurgie, mit Besonderer Rucksicht auf Statistik.
Berlin: August Hirschwald, 1872. First Edition. 
Octavo, quarter green calf & marbled boards (hardcover, leather), vi, 349 pp. Illustrated. Billroth is remembered as the Father of Abdominal Surgery and one of the most innovative medical surgeons and educators of the 19th century. Because of his interest in military surgery, he volunteered to work in the field hospitals of Mannheim and Weissenburg during the Franco-Prussian War. Fine. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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7 Bowlby, Sir Anthony. The Hunterian Oration on British Military Surgery in the Time of Hunter and in the Great War.
London: Adlard & Son & West Newman, 1919. First Edition, Presentation copy, with a slip, With the Author's Compliments, tipped-in. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), 47 pp. Very Good, bearing several small stamps indicating that this copy is from a medical college library. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Brunschwig, Hieronymus. Das Buch der Cirurgia des Hieronymus Brunschwig. Begleit-Text von Gustav Klein.
Munchen: Carl Kuhn, 1911. Facsimile of the 1497 Strassburg edition, with commentary by Gustav Klein. 
Small folio, vellum over boards (hardcover), 272, xxxviii pp., 16 plates. Facsimile woodcuts. Good to Very Good; covers have warped out and have some soiling; interior clean and tight. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Cooper, Samuel. A Dictionary of Practical Surgery: Comprehending All the Most Interesting Improvements, from the Earliest Times down to the Present Period; An Account of the Instruments and Remedies Employed in Surgery; the Etymology and Signification of the Principal Terms; and Numerous References to Ancient and Modern Works. From the Sixth London Edition. With Numerous Notes and Additions by David Meredith Reese. [Two volumes, complete].
New York: Printed and Published by J. & J. Harper, 1830. 
Two volumes. Octavo, original mottled calf, calf labels, double columns, [iv ads], vi, [ii], 489 pp + 510, [ii ads] pp. Cooper produced his Dictionary with no assistance. It represents an immense amount of surgical information, and for the thirty year period before 1838, it was the textbook of every surgical student. Good, bearing the old bookplate of a university library; the front joint of each volume has been professionally repaired, moderate foxing; still a handsome set. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Cooper, Samuel. The First Lines of the Practice of Surgery. Being an Elementary Work for Students, and a Concise Book of Reference for Practitioners. In Two Parts. Part I: General Surgical Subjects. Part II: Particular Surgical Subjects, With Plates.
Boston: Timothy Bedlington, 1828. First American edition, from the 3rd London edition, revised and corrected. 
Octavo, original calf (hardcover, leather), calf label, xvi, 17-447 pp., 8 plates. Good; front joint has been nicely repaired, moderate foxing. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 Cuneo, B., et al., eds. Journal de Chirurgie: Revue Critique.
Paris: Masson et Cie., (1928). volume XXXII, Part 2. 
Royal octavo, quarter red claf & marbled boards (hardcover), marbled endpapers, 764, 196 pp., plus ads. Photos., illustrations. Very Good; some shelfwear. International orders will require additional postage. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Cushing, Harvey. From a Surgeon's Journal 1915-18.
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1936. First Canadian Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), xxi, 534 pp. Photos., maps. One of the fathers of neurosurgery, Cushing served in France during World War I. During his time there, he developed the use of electromagnets to extract shrapnel from some brain injuries. Good; spine dull, small old tape stains inside front cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Desport, M. Francois. Traite des Plaies d'Armes a Feu.
Paris: Chez d'Houry, 1749. First Edition. 
Duodecimo, orginal calf (hardcover, leather), gilt-decorated spine, [viii], xxvii, 415, [iii] pp. Good, shelf worn. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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14 Doe, Janet. A Bibliography, 1545-1940, of the Works of Ambroise Paré, 1510-1590, Premier Chirurgien & Conseiller du Roi. Descriptive and Annotated Bibliography of the Original Books, Collected Works, Extracts and Translations, with an Introduction, Appendixes and an Index.
Amsterdam: Gerard Th. Van Heusden, (1976). First Edition. 
Octavo, softbound, xx, 275, [viii ads] pp. Illustrations. Near-Fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Duncan, Louis C. Medical Men in the American Revolution, 1775-1783.
Carlisle Barracks, PA: Medical Field Service School, 1931. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth-backed stiff printed wrappers, [vi], 414 pp. Portraits, maps. Good; author and title written on spine in black marker; otherwise, clean and tight. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Ebstein, Dr. Wilhelm. Die Drankheiten im Feldzuge, gegen Russland (1812). Eine Geschichtlich-Medizinische Studie.
Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, 1902. First Edition. 
Octavo, printed cream wrappers (paperbound), 82 pp. Very Good; small chips at head and foot of spine, otherwise clean and tight. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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17 Fabrizio, Girolamo [Fabricius ab Aquapendente]. Oeuvres Chirurgicales de Hierosme Fabrice d'Aquapendente; Fameux Medecin, Chirurgien, & Professeur Anatomique en la Celebre Universite de Padoue, Divisees en deux parties. Dont l'une Contient le Pentateuque Chirurgical; l'Autre, Toutes les Operations Manuelles, qui se Practiquent sur le Corps Human. Le Tout Fidellement Traduict de Latin en Fracois, en Faveur des Vrays Amateurs de la Chirurgie.
Lyon: Chez Pierre Ravaud, 1649. 
Octavo, original vellum, [xvi], 936, [xxii] pp. Woodcut illustrations. Fabricius (1533-1619), a teacher of Harvey at Padua, is considered to be one of the pioneers of modern anatomy. Good; the text shows some damp-staining, with two small worm holes in top margin of first 63 leaves. There is an inscription on the verso (reverse) of the title page dated 1739 that bleeds through. Bears the bookplate of Gordon W. Jones of Falmouth, Virginia, well-known collector of the history of medicine and Renaissance science. International orders will require additional postage fees. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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18 Faye, George de la. Principes de Chirurgie. Septieme Edition.
Avignon: Jean-Albert Joly, 1792. 
Duodecimo, original calf (hardcover, leather), gilt-decorated spine, xii + 456 pp. Woodcut headpieces. Near-Fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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19 Franz, Dr. Carl. Lehrbuch der Kriegschirurgie.
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1942. Third Edition. 
Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), vi, 460 pp. 128 illustrations. This copy bears a bookplate and a small stamp indicating that it was a Library of Congress duplicate; otherwise, Very Good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Freke, John. An Essay on the Art of Healing. In Which Pus Laudabile or Matter Also Incarning and Cicatrising, and The Causes of Various Diseases, Are Endeavored to be accounted for both from Nature and Reasoning.
London: Printed for W. Innys, 1748. First Edition. 
Octavo, boundin 20th century quarter calf & linen (hardcover, leather), [ii], ii, [iv], [i errata], [i blank], xiv, [i], 16-272 pp. John Freke is credited with becoming the first ophthalmic surgeon, designing several surgical instruments, and along with Percival Pott, separating the profession of surgery from that of a barber. A very nice copy, bearing the handstamp of Warrington Dispensary Library on the title and a few small stains here and there in the text. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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