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1 Armour, Richard. It All Started with 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... 
Price: 10.00 USD
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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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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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. Good, with edgewear that includes bumped corners and fraying along spine. Photographs provided upon request. International orders will require additional postage. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4 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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5 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). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 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. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 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. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 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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9 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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 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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11 Gluck, Charles M. D. Permanent Good Health: The Control of Our Common Foundation of Disease.
New York: The Permanent Good Health Publishing Company, 1936. Third, Revised and Enlarged Edition. 
Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), 335 pp. Good, with light edgewear, in a Good, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes light chipping and soiling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 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. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 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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14 Marion, John Francis. Philadelphia Medica. Being a Guide to the City's Historical Places of Health Interest.
Harrisburg, PA: SmithKline Corporation, [1975]. 
Octavo, softbound, 144 pp. Fine. Illustrated in full-color. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Massler, Maury and Isaac Schour. Atlas of the Mouth and Adjacent Parts in Health and Disease. Drawings by Carl T. Linden.
Chicago: American Dental Association, n.d. 
Quarto, blue pebbled cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, [iv], [98] pp. Very Good+. Illustrated with 180 illus., 19 in color, 49 photographic plates. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 Melrose Medical Supplies. Appearance Counts: Uniforms for Professional Men and Women.
Melrose Park, Ill.: Melrose Medical Supplies, (1937). 
Duodecimo, color-illustrated self-wrappers, stapled, [24] pp. Illustrated throughout. Catalog of doctor, nurse, and patient coats, gowns, and uniforms. Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Orland, Dr. Frank J. The First Fifty-Year History of the International Association for Dental Research.
The Univeristy of Chicago, (1973). First Edition. 
With Signed Bookplate. Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gitl letters, ix + 417 pp. Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Podiatry Supply Headquarters, Inc. (Formerly Chiropody Supply Headquarters, Inc.) Podiatry Equipment, Appliances, Instruments and Supplies: Catalog No. 100.
New York: Podiatry Supply Headquarters, [1963]. 
Octavo, softbound, 223 pp. Photos, illus. Very Good. “Podiatry Supply Headquarters, Inc., is the largest distributor in the world to the profession. We have everything in or showrooms, from a roll of adhesive tape to a complete operation equipment setup.” 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Pugh, P. D., comp. and ed. Nelson and His Surgeons: Nelson Chirurgiique; Being an Account of the Illness and Wounds Sustained by Lord Nelson and his Relationship with the Surgeons of the Day. Foreword by H. JAckson Burrows.
Edinburgh: E. & S. Livingstone, 1968. First Edition. 
Monograph based on an Exhibition held at the Royal Naval Hospital, Hasler, in connection with the 1967 Spring Meeting of the British Orthopaedic Association. Slim octavo, blue boards (hardcover), [iv], 68 pp. Illustrations. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Roe, John O. The Pathology and Radical Cure of Hay Fever, or Hay Asthma. Second Article. Reprinted from The New York Medical Journal.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1884. 
1st edition. Presentation copy, stamped "Compliments off the Author.” Octavo, printed wrappers, 16 pp. Good; cover soiled; lacks a tiny piece of the lower corner of each page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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