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DE PUIS, Guillaume. Guilielmi puteani, Medici Grationopolitani, de occultis pharmacorum purgantium facultatib. Deque Veris ipsarum Causis, Libri duo. Quibis adjecta est Appendicula, de purgatrice Medicamentorum Facultate. Auctore Jacobo Cusinoto... Lugdani, [i.e. Lyon]. Sumpt. Michaelis Duhan, 1664. Second edition. 8vo. [16], 206pp, [2]. With extra-engraved title and final blank. Finely bound in contemporary English red morocco, panelled in gilt with further gilt to spine. Marbled pastedowns, A.E.G. Slightly rubbed and a little marked, bumping to corners, else a handsome copy. Robert Traver's copy, with his ink inscription 'Liber Robert Travers, M.D., e Coll. S. Trinitatis apud Dublinienses' to verso of blank fly-leaf, and a rather ... More > £ 1,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14435
HAWKINS, F[rancis] Bisset. Elements of medical statistics; containing the substance of The Gulstonian Lectures delivered at the royal college of physicians: with numerous additions, illustrative of the comparative salubrity, longevity, mortality, and prevelence of diseases in the principal countries and cities of the civilized world. London. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1829. First edition. 8vo. 8, xii, 234pp. With four initial leaves of publisher's advertisements. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, boards scored, corners bumped, chipping to lettering-piece. internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf: 'For Frank, Louis, and Armaud / Courtois / from their sincere friend / the author'. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20570
CADOGAN, William. A dissertation on the gout, and all chronic diseases, jointly considered, As proceeding from the same Causes; What those Causes are; and A rational and natural Method of Cure proposed. Addressed to all Invalids. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1771. Eight edition. [3], vi-x, [1], 12-100pp. Without half-title. ESTC T120906.

[Bound with:] WILLIAMS, J[ohn]. Advice to People afflicted with the Gout: containing practical observations upon The Treatment of Patients in the different Stages of that Disorder; and The Means of preventing those severe Paroxysms, which are so terrible to the Human Species. London. Printed for T. Becket, 1774. First edition. [4], 86pp, [2]. With a half-title and ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 24654
SIMPSON, J[ames] Y[oung]. Anaesthesia, or the employment of chloroform and ether in surgery, midwifery, etc.. Philadelphia. Lindsay & Blakiston, 1849. First American edition. 8vo. [5], xiv-xv, [2], 18-248pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and bumped, a trifle marked, chipping to head and foot of spine, some surface loss to lower board. Foxed, damp-staining to head of final two gatherings. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Mrs. R. Farnby / from J. Y. Simpson'. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 25602
MEAD, Richard. De variolis et morbillis liber. Londini [i.e. London]. Prostant apud Joannem Brindley, 1747. 8vo. xvi, 197pp, [1]. With a half-title. Later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed, upper joint split, loss to head and foot of spine and lettering-piece. Armorial bookplate with motto 'Nil conscire sibi' and bookplate of Coward College Library to FEP, ink-stamps of the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne to verso of title page and p.51, damp-stained. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19339
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
BERKELEY, George. Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions and inquiries Concerning the Virtues of tar water, And divers other Subjects connected together and arising one from another. London. Re-printed For W. Innys, and C. Hitch...and C. Davis, 1744. Second edition, improved and correct by the author. 8vo. 174pp, [2]. Recent sheep-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Recent book-label of John Stephens to FEP, inked ownership inscription of 'Danvers Osborm 1744' to head of title-page, with very occasional annotations in his hand, slight loss to upper corner of leaf O1. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18715
BUTLER, [Charles]. Butler's medicine chest directory, and family catalogue of drugs, chemicals, etc... Dublin. Printed for Messrs. Butler, Medical Hall, 1832. Third edition. 12mo. viii, [1], viii-ix, [1], 227pp, [1]. With an additional engraved title page and one further engraved plate. Contemporary [4]pp advertisement for London based chemists Blake, Sandford & Blake bound to rear. Bound by John Pritchard of Carnarvon [i.e. Caernarvon] in contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and scored. Marbled endpapers, binder's ticket and contemporary armorial bookplate of Newborough to FEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24520
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
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
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
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
[ALBINOS]. SASSURE, [Horace Benedict de]. A description of the two albinos of europe, (One Twenty-one, the other Twenty-four Years of Age.) Extracted from m. sassure's journey to the alps, In the Year 1785, and now published in the encyclopaedia britannica. Glasgow. Printed by J. Mennons, [s.d., c.1790] 8vo. 15pp, [1]. With a half-title. Later powder blue wrappers. Browned and spotted, damp-staining to head of all leaves, faint inked ownership inscription to half-title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20259