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The Girdle Of Chastity A Medico-Historical Study

By: Dingwall, Eric John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macaulay Co. Inc. Publishers: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36255

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate adhered to the front inside cover. "According to modern myths, the chastity belt was used as an anti-temptation device during the Crusades. When the knight left for the Holy Lands on the Crusades, his Lady would wear a chasti... View more info

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

By: Eccles, Audrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, Kent State University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33190

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper in blue ink. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with the exception of generalized, noticeable foxing / spotting to the reverse of the dust jacket. "Between sixteenth and eighteenth centuries midwiferly pas... View more info

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THE BALLAD OF TYPHOID MARY

By: Federspiel, J. F. (translated by Joel Agee)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New york, E. P. Dutton: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25961

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some beginning fading / toning to the spine. "The twelve-year-old girl arrives at Castle Garden aboard the disease-ridden Leibnitz, one of a handful of survivors, so pathetic-looking that one of the doctors takes her under his own protection. The only skill she can offer is what she has... View more info

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Familiar Lessons On Physiology / Familiar Lessons On Phrenology (Two Volume Set)

By: Fowler, Mrs. L. N. (Lydia F )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Folwers and Wells: 1851

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A36191

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good only condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, bumping, bumping, rubbing and cracking. The book covers have rubbing and spots of discoloration. The text pages are generally clean, but do have spots of foxing. The front endpaper has been excised. "The Fowlers phrenology was entirely a derivation of the British phrenology formed by Spurzheim and the Combe'... View more info

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The School Of Salernum

By: Harington, Sir John (English Version by) Regimen Sanitatis Salerni

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salerno, Italy, Ente Provinciale Per Il Turismo: 1966

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32122

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This is a large trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good glassine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers and a couple of spots of foxing as well. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and tears and some light wrinkling. "Salerno is, however, speci... View more info

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An Abridgement Of Baron Van Swieten's Commentaries Upon The Aphorisms Of The Celebrated Dr. Herman Boerhaave Volume III Only (Of Five Volumes)

By: Hossack, Colin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, England, Robert Horsfield and Thomas Longman: 1774

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36301

Condition: Good


Full calf leather. This book is in Good only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally solid condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have wear, rubbing and bits missing. The front cover joint is going and the rear joint is in little better condition. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there is some light generalized foxing throughout. There is an inked previous owner's name and date on the front pa... View more info

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An Abridgement Of Baron Van Swieten's Commentaries Upon The Aphorisms Of The Celebrated Dr. Herman Boerhaave Volume II Only (Of Five Volumes)

By: Hossack, Colin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, England, Robert Horsfield and Thomas Longman: 1774

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36302

Condition: Good


Full calf leather. This book is in Good only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally solid condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have wear, rubbing and bits missing. The front cover joint is going and the rear joint is in little better condition. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there is some light generalized foxing throughout. There is a penciled previous owner's name and date on the front ... View more info

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You Don't Have to Die The Amazing Story of the Hoxsey Cancer Treatment

By: Hoxsey, Harry M. (N.D.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Milestone Books, Inc.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29976

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some light foxing to the edges of the text block. The dust jacket has some toning to the spine and spine joints along with a couple of small edge nicks and tears. From Wikipedia: "Hoxsey Therapy or Hoxsey Method is an alternative medical treatment promoted as a cure for cancer. The treatment ... View more info

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Ambidexterity Or Two-Handedness and Two-Brainedness (An Argument for Natural Development and Rational Education)

By: Jackson, John (F. E. I. S)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, England, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36750

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are a couple of small spots of discoloration / spotting to the front cover and spine. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The half title page and reverse of the front endpaper have noticeable toning from a laid-in newspaper article. The fro... View more info

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Operative Procedure

By: Johnson & Johnson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Johnson & Johnson: 1937

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: A32790

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light creasing and edge wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is one "small tear around the bottom staple. This series of plates, published by Johnson & Johnson in the leading surgical journals, is prepared in collaboration with the staff of Surgery... View more info

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Man's Mission On Earth A Short Treatise on Diseases of the Genito-Urinary Organs and Accompanying Nervous Diseases, with a Chapter on Syphilis

By: Kahn, Doctor (R. J. Kahn)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Isaac Goldmann, Co. Printers: 1906

Edition: 39th edition

Seller ID: A32700

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; Revised and Enlarged. This is a trade paperback book with cardstock coves and a side stapled spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners. The bottom front spine joint has a smallish edge tear. There are a couple of white spots of discoloration to the book covers. The text pages are generally clean, though there is tidemarking / f... View more info

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Lectures On The Principles And Methods Of Medical Observation And Research For the Use of Advanced Students and Junior Practitioners

By: Laycock, Thomas (M. D. F. R. S. E. F. R. C.p.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Blanchard and Lea: 1857

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32413

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- to Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends have chips missing and wear, along with fraying and loss of cloth. The covers are noticeably rubbed. The text pages are mostly clean and bright with the exception of some stray spots of foxing. The endpapers are noticeably foxed and the front endpaper and front free page have a previous owner's pencilled name and doodles. "Prof Thomas Laycock FRSE FRCPE (1812... View more info

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Primary Physiology And Hygiene

By: May, Charles H. (M. D. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, William Wood and Company: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37226

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. There is some beginning fraying to the spine ends as well. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The front and rear endpapers have a previous owner's name doodled on the edges several times. "Historically, physiology is one... View more info

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The Ciba Collection Of Medical Illustrations Volume 1 : Nervous System Part 1 Anatomy and Physiology

By: Netter, Frank H. (M. D. ) (edited by Alister Brass & Regina V. Dingle)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Caldwell, NJ, CIBA-GEIGY Corp.: 1991

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A34878

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized book. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a clear plastic dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front endpaper. "Netter was born in Manhattan in 1906 and showed aptitude for art at an early age. During high school, he studied at the prestigious National Academy of Design, where he ... View more info

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Controversial Aspects of Ménière's Disease

By: Pfaltz, C. R. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers / Thieme Inc.: 1986

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34111

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and was most likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Includes contributions by: B. R. Alford, Ch. Beck, P. Bretlau, M. R. Dix, H. Eichner, J. Gleditsch, and more. "Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes episodes in which you feel as if you're spinning (vertigo) , and you have fluctuating hearing loss with ... View more info

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The Kenny Concept Of Infantile Paralysis And It's Treatment

By: Pohl, John F. (M. D. ) In Collaboration with Elizabeth Kenny

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Bruce Publishing Company: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33652

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is a spot of discoloration on the front cover of the book and several other spots along the front spine joint. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have noticeable toning and there is a previous owner's inked name and address. ... View more info

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Yellow Magic The Story of Penicillin

By: Ratcliff, J. D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33619

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright, with the exception of a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge tears, nicks and some rubbing to the corners and spine ends. "Penicillin (PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics which include penicillin G (intravenous use) , penicilli... View more info

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An Abridgment Of The Hygienic Physiology With Special Reference to Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics

By: Steele, Joel Dorman (Ph. D. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1884

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32622

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good to Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers are well worn and have noticeable fraying to the spine ends and edges. There aer numerous white spots on the front cover and a large splotch of white on the rear cover. The text pages are generally clean and bright . The endpapers and blank pages have previous owner's inked names and some scribbles (several math problems and notes regarding the text from previ... View more info

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The True Cause Of Disease

By: Tyrrell, M. D. , Charles A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, L. A. Brinkley: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32144

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a pamphlet style paperback with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have rubbing to the bottom spine and some light generalized toning. The text pages are clean and bright. "This may sound strange, for the majority of people imagine that there is a different and specific cause for every ailment, , and physicians generally do not combat the opinion. But as ... View more info

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Ethical Sex Relations Or The New Eugenics A Safe Guide for Young Men - Young Women (Part II - Home Doctor or Parents' Medical Counselor)

By: Whitehead, C. S. and Charles A. Hoff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, John A. Hertel Co.: 1932

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35798

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is a noticeable slant to the spine of the book. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front pastedown page. Included are chapters on Genito-Urinary System, The Age of Puberty, Lo... View more info