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Washington: Centennial Commission, St. Elizabeths Hospital, 1956. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, notation in ink on rear endpapers, ink underlining on pp. 100-101, else clean and tight; ix, 251 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Fort Sam Houston: Borden Institute, US Army Medical Department Center and School, 2013. Fourth United States Revision. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock, clean and tight; On title page "Office of the Surgeon General", "Department of Defense"; xxv, 565 pages, illustrated.
n.p. The Ohio State University, 1980. Facsimile Reprint. 12mo; pp 132; G/no-DJ; dark beige spine with black text; cloth has lightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1885. Octavo; pp 323; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 light brown leather spine with gilt text to burgundy bars; marble boards; front board detached but present; chips to spine; noticeable wear to edges; bumped corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; cracking to gutters; frontispiece; previous owner's name to front pastedown; previous owner's label to front pastedown; browning to interior corners of pastedowns and first endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with charts and graphs.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; G- condition; Dark brown spine with copper text; Boards strong, rubbing, chipping and/or dinging on outer edges and corners, spine is semidetached with large open tear on front hinge exposing lower board; Text block age toned, otherwise clean, text legible; pp 115. Shelve front case.
Place of publication not identified: Publisher not identified, 1869. First Edition. 8vo., 240pp.; VG; bound in brown cloth, no lettering on spine, gilt lettering on front board; mild shelfwear, including peeling to corners, small part of tail of spine missing, wear to head of spine; mild age-toning to pages; interior clean; index in rear; shelved case 1.
Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1944. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is blue with gold text; Boards have some rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, light scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, signed by Max Trumper on front paste down, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 264.
Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1983. Limited, Special Edition. Octavo; vg+/none; red leather spine with gilt designs surrounding gilt lettering; 4 raised bands; text block, clean; all edges, gilt; illustrated; sewn-in ribbon bookmark; 242pp. Bookplate affixed to front pastedown endpaper indicates this is Copy Number 19746 of a limited edition. Booklet and letter from Editors, laid-in.
Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders, 2012. 32nd Edition, First Printing. Thick Small Quarto; pp 2147; Good; raspberry red pictorial spine with white text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; moderately rubbed corners; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York, NY: Federic Fell, Inc., 1972. US Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned b/w DJ spine and jacket front. large gray characters in uppercase, densely fill the strip between smaller white author and publisher. creasing and moderate edgewear to DJ, which is under sheer protective cover. dark yellow clothbound HB with stamped black titling. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. neat ivory sheets, neatly aligned corners and textblock clear throughout. 173 pp. ISBN# 811902080.
London: Henry Colburn, 1818. First Edition. 12mo., 239pp.; VG; spine brown leather, red label and gilt lettering; 1/2 bound in brown calf, marbled boards; corners worn, most leather worn off; 1/4 of label on spine chipped off, vertical quarter close to the front board; some wear to hinges; bookplate on front pastedown; no edition specified on title page, presumed first; slight age-toning to pages; sparse foxing; shelved case 10.
Washington: Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army, 1968. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with blue print; Boards in tan cloth with blue print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight spotting/shelfwear; Text block has owner label on front endpapers, else clean and tight; xxvii, 648 pages, frontispiece (ports.), illustrated.
London: Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, 1907. Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is thin and dark green with gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, marks, rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, joints and hinges are intact but sensitive, design is clear; Textblock has general signs of handling, age-toning, some small amount of foxing, content is clear; pp 196.
London: Moritz & Chambers. 32mo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with tan and black print; Boards in red cloth with black and tan print, mild bumps to corners, wear to edges and hinges, spine head torn away exposing binding, tear along rear hinge, shelfwear; Textblock tinted red on all edges, endpapers brown with age, paper age-toned and brittle, spine break at page 510, pencil erasure on front flyleaf; 512 pages, illustrated with color plates.
New York: John Wiley And Sons, 1975. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Jacket is worn on all edges, some light fraying near the corners and rubbing on both sides; Boards are clean and straight with some bumping at the corners; Previous owner's name inked on half-title page, text block is bright and clean; 194 pp.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1982. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/G+; Spine is sunned to grey, black section at tail with white text; DJ has edge wear, some material loss, some small open and closed tears; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some nicks and bumps, rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 331.
Patavii [Padua]: Josephus Cominus [Giuseppe Comino], 1750. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary paper boards, newly rebacked with spines and labels preserved, spines tan with paper labels and handwritten black lettering; some rubbing and wear to boards; portions of volume 1 uncut, volume 2 largely uncut; small bookseller label to front pastedowns; interiors clean; wide margins; , 592, , xlviii, 415, ; shelved case 10.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1974. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, clean and strong; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Letters in Italian, Latin, or French with summaries and notes in English; xxi, 531 pages.
London, England: Charles Griffin & Company Limited, 1957. First. Octavo; VG/VG; Gray spine with black text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, light rubbing at both ends of spine, tail edge of front inside cover flap has been clipped; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, musty odor, foxing along all edges; pp 194.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1951. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block has inscription in ink on front flyleaf, owner stamp on top edge, tape on front pastedown, clean text; xi, 301 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (including 15 b&w plates).
Paris: J.B. Bailliere et Fils, 1893. second edition. 12mo in 3/4 brown moire and leatherette; condition: Good-; five-band spine with tiny gold letters; front board detached from spine; ex-library copy with hospital stamps; front end page has a small tear; paper heavily faded; text clean; pp. 157; in FRENCH; as is; shelved in Health section.
New York: Raven Press, Publishers, 1973. Thick octavo; vg-/none; blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name inked to front pastedown; text block, clean; head edge, spotted; illus.: figures, tables; 826pp. Offered as is, spotting to head edge of text block.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1938. First American edition. Octavo; VG/G; beige spine with black text; DJ in clear, protective sleeve has aged-toned (darkened) at edges of dust jacket, small closed tears at head of spine and front right bottom; boards are strong and clean; several eraser marks on front free endpaper, otherwise textblock is clean; pp 117.
Madison, WI: The Wisconsin Pharmaceutical Association, 1983. Octavo: VG/VG-: White spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, some small closed tears, scuff marks, slight chipping around corners: Boards are strong and clean with light general shelfwear, some rubbing at head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock has some mild age toning, otherwise clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears beyond front free page which has previous owners name in upper portion: 294 pp.
Detroit, Mich. George S. Davis, 1892. 8vo., xv, 115pp., viii, 228pp., viii Index; VG; spine black with gilt lettering; black cloth boards; some shelfwear and rubbing, especially to corners and head and tail of spine; bumping to corners; general shelfwear to boards; pagination not continuous, two separate title pages; pages age-toned; shelved case 10.
London: Lovat Dickson, 1936. first edition. octavo in bright red cloth hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling; strong binding; previous owner's inscription on ffep; thick paper and large print in good condition; a few photographs; history of drug smuggling in Egypt in the 1930s; shelved in health section.
New York: Chapman and Hall, 1990. First edition. Small Thick Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with red text; Covers have slightly age toned exterior with minor edge wear which are sturdy; Text block show slight shelf wear along exterior edges due to handling but binding is tight; pp 697. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: E.B. Treat, 1891. Third Edition. 10mo; pp 282; Fair/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: Sexual Neurasthenia [nervous Exhaustion] Its Hygiene, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment with a Chapter on Diet for the Nervous; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; light fraying to corners; slightly sunned spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior show minor foxing to few pages; gutters show cracking at pastedowns; previous owner's name stamped to exterior tail edge;.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981. Second printing. Paperback octavo. Good+ with no dust jacket. Green spine with white lettering. Slight scar to rear wrapper. Slight rubbing to wrapper corners and edges. Binding intact. text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 288pp.
New York: Hosford & Sons, 1869. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards half bound with black leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to paper, edgewear; Text block has red-speckled edges, cracked hinges front and rear, pages with center crease throughout, tanning at leather edges of endpapers, else clean and tight; Two columns of print per page; iv, 380 pages.
London: William Pickering, 1834. Early Reprint. 8vo., 348pp.; VG-; spine paneled brown leather with gilt tooling, two labels, one maroon, one brown, both with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with brown leather, marbled paper boards; marbled text block; spine has some wear, including pieces of labels chipped off, rubbing, wear to hinges; rubbing to boards, corners, slight peeling to corners; front pastedown has a bookplate, small booksellers sticker; very mild foxing, primarily to endpapers; shelved case 10.
New York: The Odyssey Press, 1964. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Blue cloth spine with gold text: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing at head and tail of spine and corners, front paste down has description of book glued in by a previous owner: Textblock has some age toning, otherwise clean, front free page has description of book glued in by previous owner, pages otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: 238 pp.
New York, NY: Alan R. Liss, Inc., 1978. Second Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark brown clothbound HB, the golden yellow title centered and author aligned beneath, which is between decorative orange bands--small volume in yellow at tip and publisher close to tail. gently worn extremities. expanded titling in bright yellow centered and aligned within three segments, accented by extended decorative orange striping. bright ivory fep/ffep, with glossy ivory clear textblock, no marks or writing, with tables and figures numbered within the chapters. neat outer edges, all sides. 364 pp. ISBN# 0845110012.
London: John Hogg, n.d. Second Edition. 10mo; pp 311+318; Good+; dark green spine with gilt text and decorations to spines; 2 volumes; no jackets; cloths show slight shelf wear to exteriors; black scroll border to fronts; some rubbing wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks have some foxing to exterior edges; deckled edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; light foxing to first and last few pages;.