London: Anisson & Posuel, 1718. Early edition. Thick quarto in dark burgundy leather; five-band embossed spine with gilt; VG; moderate amount of soiling and fraying on boards; more shelf wear on spine with tiny tears at bottom and fraying on top; binding strong; gilt edges a bit dusty; paper wavy with little discoloration; offsetting on few pages; Latin text in small print, clean; contains an insert "Synopsis Febrium" folded in four with a tear at center; this is a scarce early edition (first published in 1689) of 7 works compiled in one volume as follows: Book One: Phtisiologia; Two: Tractatus de Morbis Universalibus Acutis; Three: Pyretologia sive Tractatus de Febribus Inflammatoriis; Four: Opera Medica comprising: de Morbis Acutis Infantum by Dr. Gualtero Harris; Hypotyposis by Dr. Gulielmi Cole; Dissertativncvla de Mechanica Ratione by Dr. Gulielmi Cole; Tractatus de Secretione Animale by Dr. Gulielmi Cole; Tractatus de Quibusdam Morbis Chronicis by Dr. Martini Lister; Tractatus de Variolis by Dr. Martini Lister; Processus Integri in Morbis Fere Omnibus Curandis by Dr. Thomae Sydenham; Morton is also known for his notes on “anorexia nervosa” and for his compassionate approach to therapy in the 17th century; shelved in Case 4; please contact us for shipping costs.
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London: Walteri Kettilby [Gualt. Kettilby], 1685 and 1688. Second Editions. 8vo., 3 volumes in one; VG; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; spine rebound, previous boards; boards worn corners rubbed curved, paneled blind-stamping to both boards, flower motif in corners, remnants of gilt tooling to board edges; frontispiece reattached at gutter, chipping and wear to all edges; mild age-toning, no foxing; binding sturdy; each work has a separate title page; Information on each work is as follows: Opera Universa, frontispiece, 321pp., ; Epistolae Responsoriae, , 277pp., , Second Edition p., errata on p.  at end, bookseller's advertisements on p. - at end., within this, "Dissertatio epistolaris" and "Tractatus de podagra et hydrope" each have separate dated title page; pagination and signatures are continuous.; Schedula Monitoria, 127pp., Second Edition; very scarce; shelved case 3.
London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1856. First edition. Octavo in dark brown embossed hardcovers with vinyl wraps; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear on boards; strong binding; paper age-toned; text clean; hand-written date in margin on two pages; one page had a dog-ear; pp. 380; contains chapters on British, German and French asylums until 1853; shelved in Case # 10; JL consignment.
Paris: Chez Rollin, Quillau, Desaint, 1726. First Edition. Quartos, 4 volumes; VG-; bound in full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt lettering to two compartments, uniform gilt tooling to the rest; marbled endpapers; general rubbing and scraping to boards, some wear to hinges, chipping to heads and tails of spines, corners; name written in ink on verso on ffeps; purple stamps of the Grand Consistory of Kentucky (Freemasons) on all title page, some other pages; wide margins, with no writing or marginalia in text; with 71 full page portraits, five folding maps, and one plan; Volume 1: 28 portraits, 3 folding maps; Volume 2: 20 portraits, 1 plan; Volume 3: 5 portraits, 2 folding maps; Volume 4: 18 portraits; text in French; shelved case 7.
London: The Sydenham Society, 1851. Folio; unpaginated; Good; dark green spine without text; green cloth has light smudges to exterior; slight rubbing to corners and edges; green endpapers; small tear to half title page to page 3; slight foxing to first and last few pages; minor chip to rear endpaper at fore edge; profusely illustrated; slight foxing impacting some illustrations; Latin and English text; TG Consignment.
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.
London: author, 1809. First edition. Quarto in 3/4 green marble and brown leather; six-band spine with gold letters; VG; general fraying on leather and moderate shelf wear; penciled inscription inside front cover; age-toned paper with occasional off-setting or foxing; text clean; contains descriptions of experiments; contents of dissertation; essays; pharmacopoeia equina; numerous plates and some illustrations; author was a veterinary surgeon in London and the Academy of Paris; shelved in Case # 10; please contact us for shipping costs; IR consignment.
Philadelphia: Solomon W. Conrad, 1818. First American Edition. 8vo., vi, viii, -170 (viii), [2-Ads]pp; G+; contemporary brown cloth spine on paper boards, tan paper label with black lettering on spine; moderate shelfwear, including wear. scraping, and staining to boards, peeling to board edges; partially uncut; moderate foxing; some water damage, primarily limited to margins; fore edge of text block has some wear; inscription on front pastedown; ffep and title page partially detached; shelved case 6.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916. First Edition. 12mo., vii, 186pp., 6pp ads; VG-; spine green cloth with faded gilt lettering; small stains to front board; rear board fore edge has some paper remnants attached; small waterstain on middle of fore edge from pages 117-end, water reaches text on page 147; no writing or underlining; presumed first printing, as copyright page has no further printings listed; Motte began her nursing career as a tuberculosis nurse in Baltimore and then served as an army nurse in Europe during World War I. The Backwash of War is based on the diary she kept during that time. Due to its graphic depictions and presumed unpatriotic attitude, it was suppressed in the United States, and not republished until 1934, although there was a British edition in 1919; shelved case 10.
London: J. Murray, 1792. Fifth Edition. 8vo., 357pp., [8pp. index]; VG; spine paneled brown leather with a maroon label and gilt lettering; spine rebound; boards have some shelfwear, gilt patterned edges; marbled endpapers; mild foxing and fingerprint marks, primarily isolated towards the beginning of the volume; interior clean of markings; shelved case 10.
Baltimore, MD: R. L. Polk & Co., 1888. First Edition. small 8vo., xii, 414pp.; G+; spine paneled black leather with red label and gilt lettering, gilt lettering on front board; rebacked, original endpapers attached to inside of boards; shelfwear and bumping to corners; boards show wear; pp. i-xii, 408-414 ads; spare spine label loose; numerous light blue tipped-in errata slips throughout; interior clean; shelved case 1.
Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, S.A. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; red/black spines with gilt text; 10 Volumes: v. 1, Prologos, pp 1078 ; v. 2, Discursos, pp 621 ; v. 3, Conferencias, pp 1042 ; v. 4, Articulos y Otros Trabajos, pp 1195 ; v. 5, Biografias, pp 1005, ; v. 6, Biografias, pp 1197 ; v. 7, Biografias, pp 662 ; v. 8, Ensayos, pp 720 ; v. 9, Ensayos, pp 707 ; v. 10, Idearium, pp 653 ; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors; minor wear to exteriors otherwise; slight white marks to tail exterior edges; small chip to front joint of v. 10; strong boards; text blocks shows slight soiling wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; marbled endpapers; frontispiece to each volume; illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1859. 16mo 403pp. hardcover in good condition. Association copy, written on paste down endpaper: "[...]compliments of the author" Brown cloth cover boards show soiling, bumping and some chipping at bottom edge. Head and tail of spine cloth with closed tears; spine sunned. Gutter starting, pg 239. Text is foxed and toned. Leaves warped. A good copy. Spine is brown with gold text. Shelve case 1.
Heidelberg: Kaden Verlag, 2000-2005. Quarto; vg+/none/slipcases; burgundy leather spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/white cloth boards; ex libris, pencil signature, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus., photos, plates, tables, and text figures; some color; ffep, short pencil note; ---Band1, "Historische Entwicklung chirurgischer Operationen," 261 pp.; , ISBN 3-922777-25-2; ---Band2, "Historische Entwicklung des chirurgischen Instrumentariums," 309 pp.; , ISBN 3-922777-26-0; ---Band3, "Historische Chirurgenlexikon: ein biographisch-bibliographisches Handbuch bedeutender Chirurgen und Wundartze," 382 pp.; , ISBN 3-922777-27-9; ---Band4, "Vom Handwerk zur Wissenschaft: die Entwicklung der Chirurgie im deutschen Sprachraum vom 16. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert," 306 pp.; , ISBN 3-922777-28-7; ---Band5, "Erganzungs- und Registerband," 465 pp.; , ISBN 3-922777-29-5; else very good; --TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelve above england.
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.
1875. One piece of paper, measuring approximately 3" x 5". The front is a United States Postal Card, with a stamp marking it as being sent from Massachusetts. The rear contains a handwritten note with a signature at the bottom. Susan Dimock was appointed resident physician of the New England Hospital for Women and Children in 1872, and was the first woman member of the North Carolina Medical Society. She died in 1875, at the age of 28, in the shipwreck of the SS Schiller. Lieberman consignment. Shelved binder case 0.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 252 pages, VG/VG-; white DJ, red/navy blue/black lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, light age-toning to covers (mostly to margins), "$6.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, bright silver lettering: mild bumping/wear to head and tail; mild wear to margins of boards; scattered fingerprint markings to boards; very mild wear to text-block, very light foxing/age-toning to top, fore- and bottom-edges clean; top corners of pages 13/14 and 51-52 dogeared; section of text circled in blue ink to page 13; marginalia and underlining in blue ink to pages 52-53; INSCRIBED by Ted Kennedy to "President McClosky" to ffep, inscription dated 1972; capital "E" in red ink to ffep, inscription unaffected; EM consignment; shelved Case 5.
Detroit: Balamp Publishing, 1973. Octavo; pp 342; VG-/VG-; yellow spine with black text; full title: My World of Reality: The Autobiography of Hildrus A. Poindexter; dust jacket has light sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; mild rubbing to rear joint; cloth has light shelf wear; strong boards; text block has light ivory toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
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.
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.
Detroit, MA: Georges S. Davis, 1889. second, revised edition. small, square octavo in beige soft covers with embossed grey letters; VG; covers with moderate soiling; binding loosening; paper faded and text clean; pp. 113; this is a translation from the German of one chapter of the first, 1883 edition; shelved in Case # 10.
New York: Random House, 1991. First U.S. Edition, Second Printing. Quarto picture book, 92 pages, VG/VG-; white DJ, red and navy blue lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, "U.S.A. $35.00 / Canada $44.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth spine, navy blue matte paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to boards (very mild fading to edges), minor imperfections to interior, text and illustrations unaffected; Christmas inscription by previous owners to ffep; numerous contributions by the following well-known authors: Joyce Carol Oates, Iris Murdoch, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Seamus Heaney, Martin Amis, Erica Jong, Ian McEwan, Nigel Nicolson, Margaret Drabble, Craig Raine, William Boyd, V.S. Pritchett, Doris Lessing, William Golding, Arthur Miller, Ted Hughes, Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, John Updike, Susan Sontag, Anthony Burgess, Douglas Adams, and Patrick Leigh Fermor; section for the letter "Q" features a previously unpublished poem by T. S. Elliot, originally written as a letter to Miss Alice Quinn, age 16, pages 57-60, donated by Mrs. Valerie Eliot; one per cent of the proceeds went to the American Friends of AIDS Crisis Trust "for AIDS research and services to people with AIDS," including the aim to reduce prejudice of persons diagnosed with HIV/AIDS; shelved Front Table.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
New York: Hafner Pubs. 1963. reprinted edition. octavo in green cloth hardcovers with green, black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; DJ has minor shelf wear; strong binding; previous owner's inscription inside front cover; glossy paper very slightly faded with photographs throughout; pp. 291; reprint of the 1917 first edition; shelved in Case # 10.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1165 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has some chipping and general shelfwear; small bumping to corners; paper-clip marks to first two endpages; shelved case 13.
Paris: Librairie Gallimard, 1928. Limited Edition, #1/100 copies. 8vo., 224pp.; VG; 1/4 bound in black leather, paneled spine with red labels and gilt lettering; red paper boards; name written on half-title; mild shelfwear and rubbing; marbled endpapers; bound from wraps, with original covers bound in; of an edition of 120 copies, of which 100 are numbered and 20 are lettered, this is number 1; Author was royal surgeon to kings Henry II, Francis II, Charles IV, and Henry III; shelved front case.
Springfield, IL and Baltimore: Charles C. Thomas, 1941. Octavo; pp 623; VG-/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate sunning to spine; light stain to front exterior; slightly sunned spine; strong boards; some rubbing to edges; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; good binding; previous owner's name to front pastedown; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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.
Birmingham: The Classics of Surgery Library, 1984. Limited Edition, #2347 of 7500. Quarto, 2 volumes; VG; bound in red leather, gilt text; both volumes' boards strong, very minor rubbing on fore corners, slight bumping on spine tail edge, ex-libris plate on front pastedown; both volumes' text blocks have minor wear on exterior edges, gilt edges; volume 2 boards have light soiling on rear; insert included in first volume; Limited Edition [2347 of 7500]; shelved Medicine.
London: Oxford University Press, 1936. Octavo; pp 521; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; with an historical review; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; rubbed edges and corners; strong boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; modest crack to front gutter; slightly cocked spine;.
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.
Philadelphia: George P. Pilling & Son, 1900. Second. CONSIGNMENT; octavo; VG-/no-DJ; maroon spine with no text; front board has almost completely separated from binding at hinge, rear board loosening at hinge, boards have moderately frayed corners, light fading, discoloration, and scuffing to covers and spine, light water damage to covers, light staining to back cover; front paste-down has one 1 inch tear to top right corner and pencil markings from previous owner, front free-end paper has separated almost completely from binding, attached by several pieces of tape at top left corner, has long piece of tape running down the length of its left edge and tearing and chipping down the length of its right edge, has pencil markings from previous owner, general textblock is lightly age-toned but otherwise free of blemishes and markings; 77pp. EB/ND.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1891. Octavo; pp 617; G-/paperback; sage green spine without text; full title: Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-88; The Medicine-Men of the Apache; covers have slight curling to front cover; mild wear to exterior; textured covers without text; possibly rebound; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; price clipped ffep; many illustrations, some with tissue guards; some foxing to interior; few plates impacted with foxing; tight binding.
London: John Churchcill, 1846. Octavo; Poor+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print, top portion torn away; Boards in green embossed cloth with gold print, top portion of spine town away and rest of spine is torn completely from rear hinge and almost completely from front hinge, spine caps and corners are tattered, bump to front bottom edge, shelfwear, rear cover is separated from text block and attached to front cover only by the spine caps; Text block has shaken binding, spine breaks throughout, deckle edge, some pages uncut; xvi, 692 pages, frontispiece.
Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University Press, 1975. First Edition. [Oversized, 17lb boxset. Extra shipping funds necessary for Expedited/International shipping. Economy shipping unavailable] Five slipcased quarto hardcovers in brick-colored cloth boards, all volumes VG+/No DJ as issued . The following characterizes all volumes: minor shelfwear, minor bumping to head and tail of spine. Protective mylar cover is wrapped around each volume, and the mylar cover has some chipping/abrading at the head and tail of the spine for all volumes. Slipcase is in G+ condition: shelfwear, edgewear, splitting at rear top edge. Binding intact and text clean in all volumes. Part of the series Cornell Publications in the History of Science. ISBN for the set: 0801408024. Periods and contents covered by the individual volumes are as follows: Volume I: 1658-1669. Letters 1-214 Volume II: 1670-1683. Letters 215-431. Volume III: 1684-1688. Letters 432-724. Volume IV: 1689-1692. Letters 725-981. Volume V: 1693-1694. Letters 982-1079. Literature Cited. Index. [Spines have brick background and gilt text. Shelved under Fiction Review Table].
New York: Editions Medicana Rara Ltd. Limited Edition Facsimile (189/2800). Folio, 67 pages/ 32 plates; VG; quarter bound in green leather, front and back cover have gilt tooling, paneled spine has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has minor shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has heavy discoloration due to sun exposure and has minor wear; pages clear; housed in marbled publisher's slipcase; shelved front table.
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1988. First Edition. Octavo in blue cloth with blue and yellow DJ in brodart; VG/VG; yellow letters on spine; DJ, binding, text and paper in good condition; author's signature and dedication on ffep (Nobel Prize for Medicine, author rarely signed his books); pp. 317; shelved in Biology section.
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1967. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with white print; Boards in blue cloth with white and black print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, slight age-toning to paper, library pocket taped to front flyleaf; x, 192 pages, illustrated “with 33 figures”.
Topeka, Kan. Temperance Society, (1929). Second Edition. Octavo; 221pp; softcover; printed wraps; covers largely worn around edges with about half an inch loss at top edge; prelims a bit edgeworn; old adhesive tape repair to spine now loosening; first few pages a bit edgeworn; contents else very good. [NOTE: DM Consignment... Inform Rockville].
Paris: Masson et Cie., Éditeurs, Librarires de l'Académie de Médecine, 1918. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, blemish to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has library stamps on fore edge and front endpapers, owner label on front pastedown, penciled number on title page, age-toned paper; xi, 136 pages, illustrated.
Boca Raton, FL: Southern Surgical Association, 1991. First. Quarto; VG/no-DJ Saddle Stitched booklet; Inscribed; White spine no text; Covers clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, author inscription to previous owner at top of front cover, tail corner of front cover and most of text creased outwards, tail corner of back cover and remainder of text creased outwards in the other direction; Textblock clean aside from creased tail corners; pp 499-531 Excerpt reprinted from Annals of Surgery Vol. 213, No. 6, June 1991.
Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, 1969. Revised and enlarged. Octavo; Revised and enlarged edition; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight toning to spine, mild stain on rear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for slight spotting to edge of last page; xv, 552 pages, illustrated (b&w).