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HEATH, George Y.. Address in Surgery, Delivered at the Thirty-Eight Annual Meeting of the British Medical Association, Held in Newcastle, August 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th. 1870.. [London]. T. Richards, [Reprinted from the British Medical Journal], [1870]. Offprint. 8vo. [2], 18pp. With the colour plate illustrating the results of surgery on three different afflictions of the leg; an amputation through the knee joint, a mal-united fracture and a club foot. Sewn within original publisher's pale-blue paper wraps. Slight creasing, else a fine presentation copy from the author. Inscribed 'H. Lonsdale M.D. With authors Compt.' to head of title, with a short annotation in the ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 10090
HEISTER, Lorenz. A compendium of the practice of physic. London. Printed for J. Payne, 1757. First edition in English. 8vo. [2], ii, [4], 501pp, [3]. With three terminal advertisement pages. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, worming to head of upper joint, loss to lettering-piece. Loss to blank free endpaper, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16407
HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. Border lines of knowledge in some provinces of medical science... Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1862. First edition. 8vo. [4], 80pp. Original publisher's brown blind-stamped buckram, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked, some loss to head of spine, sunned, slight splitting to upper joint. Near contemporary ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Ed. W. Sawyer / Harvard Medical College / Boston / Mass / Dec. 18th 1870', with his armorial bookplate to FEP, later ink-stamps of 'I. N. Danforth' to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16196
JARROLD, T[homas]. An enquiry into the causes of the Curvature of the Spine, with suggestions as to the best means of preventing, or when formed, of removing the lateral curvature. London. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Co. et al., [1823]. First edition. 8vo. xxii, 147pp, [3]. With two engraved plates. Errata slip pasted to FEP. Original publisher's drab boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and a trifle marked, chipping to head and foot of spine. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to half-title: 'J. Rymer Esq. / with the respects / of the Author'. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17388
JOHNSON, James. The economy of health, or, the stream of human life from the cradle to the grave: with reflections moral, physical, and philosophical on the septennial phases of human existence. London. S. Highley, 1836. First edition. 8vo. viii, 220pp. With an engraved plate. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate to FEP of Guy Haswell Furness, recent bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to verso of FFEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16517
LOGAN, William. Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula: in which A new Theory of those Diseases is attempted; with some Reasons why Bathing in Fresh Water must be much superior to that of the Sea. London. Printed for E. and C. Dilly, 1771. Second edition. 8vo. [4], 45pp, [1]. Recent grey paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. A clean and crisp copy. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17583
MACBRIDE, David. A Methodical Introduction to the theory and practice of physic. London. Printed for W. Strahan et al., 1772. First edition. Quarto. [4], iii, [13], 660pp. With half-title. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Small marginal worm-trail throughout a majority of the text-block - in no instance touching text, occasional browning and spotting. More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 12394
MACLAREN, Roderick. On a long Sea voyage in Phthisis Pulmonalis. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1871]. First offprint edition. 8vo. 10pp. Stitched, as issued. Some light marginal dust-soiling, occasional spots of foxing. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of drop-title; 'With Dr. Maclaren's compts.', with annotation in the same hand at foot; 'Reprinted from the Brit. (?) Med-Chir. Review. Jan. 1871.' More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12410
PAGE, William Bousfield. The excision of the os calcis, in incurable disease of that bone, as a substitute for amputation of the foot. With a case. [From Volume XXXIII of the 'Medico-Chirurgical Transactions,' published by the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. London. C. and J. Adlard, 1850. First edition, thus. 8vo. 6pp. With an engraved illustration of a foot in the text. Original publisher's tan paper wraps. Some discolouration and soiling to cover. Slight creasing to leaves with the odd spot of foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12006
PEKELHARING, C[ornelis] A[drianus]. WINKLER, C[ornelis]. Beri-beri: researches concerning its nature and cause and the means of its arrest. London. John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd., [1893]. First edition in English. 8vo. xiii, [3], 160pp. With half-title and 12 colour plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of John Yudkin to FEP, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to title-page, else clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17010
PORTAL, Antione. Observations sur la nature et sur le traitement du rachitisme, ou des courbures de la colonne vertebrale, et de celles des extremities superieures et inferieures. A Paris. Chez Merlin, 1797. First edition. 8vo. viii, 388pp. With half-title. Contemporary sheep, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, marbled endpapers. Rubbed, spine discoloured. Half-title browned, leaves lightly toned/spotted. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17017
RUSSELL, Richard. A dissertation concerning the use of sea water In Diseases of the glands, &c. to which is added An epistolary dissertation To R. Frewin, M. D.. Oxford. Printed at the Theatre: and Sold by James Fletcher...and J. and J. Rivington, 1753. First edition. 8vo. [2], xv, [1], 398pp, [2]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, a terminal corrigenda leaf, and seven engraved plates. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17584
RUTTY, William. Treatise of the Urinary Passages, &c. Containing their Description, Power, and Uses; Together with the Principal Distempers that affect them; in particular the stone of the kidneys and bladder. London. Printed for J. Whiston, 1750. Second edition, corrected. 8vo in 4s. [8], 72pp. With half-title and four folding copper plates. Recent calf-backed marbled boards with contrasting red lettering-piece, gilt. Very light rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 12793