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Illinois: Charles C Thomas, 1963. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Grey spine with black text. DJ has general shelf wear, tiny open tear to front corner, age toning to spine; Boards have very minor rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing to fore edge, Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down, stamp on front free end paper and rear paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 141.
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.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. DJ spine has black uppercase title between red author and publisher, edgewear moderate, concentrated at ends and corners of full jacket, under clear protective cover. pale lavender clothbound HB, purple metallic stamped titling. endsheets with unmarked text interior. 208 pp. ISBN# 0674080483.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; dust jacket w/protective sleeve; spine pale blue w/pink & dark blue txt, very minor creasing at joints, minor shelf wear; boards firm & clean; binding resolutely strong; pages pristine: almost no wear, aging. In excellent condition. Signed by author on free front page. 324pp.
Oak Ridge, TN: The Office of Scientific and Technical Information, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover Small Super Octavo; VG-/VG; Brown and White Spine with White Text; DJ shows notable general shelf ware. Rubbing and creasing on front, back and spine. Open tears on corners. 2 1/2-inch closed tear on front cover. Age tone; Spine is cocked; Text block is lightly age toned but clean; pp 1,963. Additional cost for items designated for expedited/international shipping, or for any items too large or heavy (over 4 Lbs) for Economy shipping. Please contact shipping department for details.
United States: W.B. Saunders Company, 2002. First Edition. First Edition; Quarto; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is light yellow with purple and blue text; Boards have general shelf wear, general edge-wear, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, pen on front paste-down and free-end paper, light age-toning, content is clear; pp 206. Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
Baltimore: University Park Press, 1980. Octavo; VG/G-; Tan spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has sunned spine with fraying edges, two 2 inch and one 1 inch tears at top of front, as well as light rubbing on rear; Boards have edge wear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 450.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1906. Octavo: G+/no-DJ hardback: Dark brown spine with gold text: Boards are strong with general shelfwear, rubbing to edges, bumping in both corners, some mild scuff marks on back, binding is in good condition: Textblock was marble dyed by publisher to exterior, pages have some age toning, free of markings, folds or tears: 255 pp.
Fremantle: Divine Life Society, 1985. first. Octavo; VG-/paperback no-DJ; Spine very slightly cocked, front cover has some slight curvature and a few small wrinkles at upper left from previous moisture exposure, covers have some corner wear, esp. front cover; Textblock mildly age toned, a few wrinkles at top of front end paper, some spotting from moisture exposure on first forty pages at upper edge and upper right corner, occasional small spot around textblock edges, highlighting in first twenty pages of book, interior otherwise clean; 333pp.
Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1961. Octavo; VG/VG; Green spine with white text; Dustjacket in protective plastic cover, DJ age toned, has rubbing and occasional small spot, DJ edges have some minor wear, edge of back cover has tiny closed tear in upper left; Boards straight and strong, boards have some rubbing, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, front end paper has three small name stamps, interior clean; 652 pp.
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.
The New York Academy of Sciences. First Edition. 8vo., paged 206-227, graph; no cover, black print, age-tanned at spine edge, slight bump to upper right corner, tears along spine edge, slight spotting on back with age tanning along spine; clean interior but for ink editorial mark on p. 213; "Reprinted from Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, Ser. II, Vol. 18, No. 3, Pages 206-227, January, 1956."
New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1958. First Printing. Large Octavo; pp 500+510; G/Fair; sunned greenish yellow and dark green spines with ivory text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have noticeable chipping to edges; sunning to exteriors; cloths have slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors lightly toned; ex-library with pouches to ffeps; previous owner's name to exterior edges.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1893. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Burgundy spine with gilt lettering; Boards are worn on all sides and edges, rear board is stained near the top, for 3 inches from water damage; Front board has some creasing, corners are bumped; Binding is sturdy; Some staining to the paste downs and end papers; Text block is age toned but clean; Last few pages are uncut; 412 pages.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Octavo; pp 256; VG; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest sun fading to exterior; mild rubbing to edges and corners; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; ex-library stamp text to exterior edges; tight binding;.
New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1972. Reprint of The Final Report of The Committee on the Costs of Medical Care, 1932; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green spine with gilded text; Edge wear on boards is very occasional and very light; Textblock head edge has a dark spot and a few faint small spots, front end paper has former owner's name in blue ink, a few pages near back of book are stuck together at very top edge, a few pages have very slight fraying at top edge, interior clean; 213 pp.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973. Octavo: VG/G+: Red spine with white text: DJ has age toning, multiple small chips and small closed tears along edges and corners, head and tail of spine have small closed and open tears, multiple scuff marks: Boards are strong and clean with general shelfwear, some bumping at tail of spine and corners: Textblock is clean but with some age toning, pages are free of markings, folds or tears, ex libris with previous owners name written on upper portion of front free page: 308 pp.
New York: William Wood & Company, 1881. Fourth Edition. Hardcover Medium Octavo; VG-; Library stamp on front paste down and head edge of text block; Brown cloth boards with black and gilt text; Boards show some general shelf ware, rubbing on front, back and corners, corners are slightly bumped; Text block age toned, tear down length of binding near front paste down, text legible ; pp 328.
Roma: Da'Torchi di Guiseppe Salviucci, 1822. Booklet [8x11]; pp 27; Fair/paperback; off-white covers have moderate soiling to exterior; no text to exterior; some moisture stains toward spine and fore edges; text block shows noticeable moisture staining toward edges throughout interior; intact binding; Italian text.
Washington, DC: American Pharmaceutical Association, 1996. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Teal and light gray spine with off white text: Boards are strong and clean, light shelfwear, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean, front free page has two stamps from a previous owner, rest of text unmarked: 296 pp.
Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2007. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Surplus Library of Congress duplicate; Black spine with green text/title; boards are strong with some white scuff marks and adhesive residue on the back; surplus Library of Congress stamp 2 pages before the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 154.
Philadelphia and Boston: W.B. Saunders Company, 1912. Reprinted. Large octavo; pp 1194; Fair; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has rubbed corners; some sunning to spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; shaken spine where front gutter has cracked from binding; slight toning to interior, toward edges; profusely illustrated, some in color; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gold text. Boards have general shelf wear, minor soiling, light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing on fore edge and front end paper, previous owner's initials on rear paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 416.
Washington, D.C. Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1873. First Edition. 8vo, 48 pages; G-; pink cover with black print, smudging, stains to upper and lower edges, vertical center crease throughout, chipped and worn corners, slight tears to all edges, spine mostly torn with binding exposed, back cover has inked mailing address and postage stamp on right side; interior has slight spotting on title page, worn page corners with some folded at top, final pages have slight chipping and soiling to outside edge; clean text.
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.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1950. Quarto; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with tan print; DJ has small tears across top edge, long closed tear at top of front, tear to front hinge, tanning to spine, peripheral tanning to rear; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 248 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New Delhi, India: Amerind Publishing Company, 1976. First English language edition. Octavo. Good- in fair- dust jacket. Red spine with black and white lettering. Top two inches of front dust jacket panel torn and chipped away. Bottom inch of dust jacket spine also missing. Soiling and shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Closed tear to bottom of rear jacket hinge. Slight soiling to top inches of front cover where dust jacket panel is torn. Stamp markings to front free end paper. Binding intact. Slight aging to text block edges. Age-toning to pages, otherwise pages clean and free of markings. 200pp. Translated from the much earlier (1933) Russian printing.
Philadelphia, New York & Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999. Large Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Dark brown spine with lighter brown text: Boards are strong with chipping along front tail edge, slight fraying at corners, small bump at tail of spine: Textblock has previous owners name written down fore edge, otherwise clean, front free page and half title page have previous owners name, pages otherwise free of markings: 718 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Edinburgh and London: E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., 1962. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 1703; G-/Poor; beige spines with black text; 2 volumes; jackets have severely chipped edges; some foxing toward edges; price clipped front flaps; cloths show noticeable wear to exteriors; some sunning to spines; slight foxing to boards; vol. 2 has cocked spine; text blocks have foxing to exterior edges; interiors have minor toning toward fore edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Octavo; pp 187; VG/no-DJ; dark blue/red spine with gilt text; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; mylar wraps; text block has light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate pouch to ffep with card; slight writing to ffep; interior clean; illustrated.
Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company, 1993. US Printing. large Qto. VG/ - no DJ. dark gray glossy HC with large white titling between gently bumped ends. gentle rubbing to graphic purple/white enhance graphic cover. prior owner siganature on right fep. glossy white stock textblock with profuse color imagery, no marks or writing. 412 pp. ISBN#072164032X.
Baltimore, Philadelphia, London, Paris: Williams & Wilkins, 1997. third edition. Small quarto; pp 525; VG/no-DJ; sun faded red spine with ivory text; cloth has light wear to fore corners, light wear otherwise, panels are strong and intact; text block shows slight wear to exterior, interior clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.