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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
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
[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
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
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
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
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
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
DAVIS, J[oseph] B[arnard]. A popular manual of the art of preserving health; embracing the subjects of diet, air, exercise, gymnastics, general and physical education, occupations, bathing, clothing, ventilation, etc. etc. London. Whittaker and Co., 1836. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [1], 504pp. Original publisher's dark green cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, slight shipping to lettering-piece. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Mr. Hy. Frieman, / with the Author's kind regards / and best wishes, / Jan. 13, 1837'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20905
COLLINS, Robert. A short sketch of the life and writings of the late joseph clarke...containing minute results of his private practice, extending over a series of forty-four years, including three thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight births. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849. First edition. 8vo. 88pp. Original publisher's cloth-backed plain paper boards. Without cloth spine panel, some marking. Without FFEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title; 'With the author's compt. / To Dr. W. Fasque'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 13898
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
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
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
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