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1 Abe, Mitsuyuki & Takahashi, Masaji, Editors Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Intraoperative Radiation Therapy, November 12-15, 1990, Kyoto
Tarrytown, New York Pergamon Press 1991 0080407021 / 9780080407029 First Edition Cloth Very Good with no dust jacket 
xxv + 412 pp. Index. Illus bw photos,charts,figs. Dark red cloth with gilt to spine and fc show minimal shelf wear, top edge has pencil point size stain, interior front endpapers have two small black marker blots, otherwise crisp and fresh.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 31.89 USD
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2 Abuzzahab, F. S.; Anderson, Floyd O. Gilles De La Tourette's Syndrome. Volume 1, International Registry.
St Paul, Minnesota Mason Pub Co 1976 0917126009 / 9780917126000 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
xi + 223 pp. Index. Bibliography. Dark purple cloth covers with white are clean, just a bit of shelf rubbing to the edges, a little bubbling in the cloth over the boards near the spine, spine is fresh and legible. Interior has a doctor's signature, otherwise crisp, clean and tight. ; Large 8vo 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Bainbridge, William Seaman The Cancer Problem
New York Macmillan 1918 Cloth Good with no dust jacket 
xix + 534 pp + ads. Index. 38 plates, 14 text figs. The 3rd printing of this seminal book. One of the earliest studies of environmental factors in cancer promotion, although Dr. Brainbridge also looks at other factors, treatment, prognosis, research, etc. The author spent 10 years researching and took many trips around the world to study the dreaded disease. "In attempting to meet this need (for a central source of information about cancer), the magnitude of the undertaking has been more and more fully realized as the work of collecting and formulating the data has proceeded. it has been neesswary to touch upon practically every phase of the cancer problem, to state theories, to emphasize facts, to review the work and opinions of those who are qualified to speak with authority, and to maintain throught an attitude of suspended judgment pending proof." Green cloth cover with gilt to spine and fc has bit wear at corners, some light stains, two dark small splotches at bottom fc, spine gilt faded but legible, bit dusting to tips. Interior front hinge starting but holding, may be missing first fly, small mark at half title, interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Bauer, Prof. Dr. Julius Innere Sekretion. Ihre Physiologie, Pathologie Und Klinik
Berlin Und Wien Julius Springer 1927 Cloth Good with no dust jacket 
vi + 479 pp. Index. Mit 56 abbildungen. In German. Pioneering work in endocrinology, illustrated with 56 figs. Black cloth cover with gilt has a little wear. Interior has old ownership signatures, some foxing, but otherwise clean and sturdy. Schwarze Tuchdecke mit gilt hat einen kleinen Verschleiß. Inneres hat alte Eigentumsrechtunterschriften, einen stockfleckig, aber sonst sauber und fest.; Large 8vo 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Binswanger, Prof. Dr. Otto Die Epilepsie; Zweite, Neubearbeitete Auflage
Wien (Vienna) Alfred Holder 1913 Second Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
iv + 548 pp. Mit 1 Abbildung im Text und 2 Tafeln. (5 color figs at rear and 4 b/w figs.) Second edition of one of the classics of medical literature on epilepsy by Otto Binswanger (1852-1929), who studied in Heidelberg, Zürich, Straßburg und Vienna and was graduated in 1877 in Göttingen. He became a professor in 1882 and accepted a job as director of the mental asylum in Jena, where this book was written. Book has a handsome library binding, leather and gilt spine, leather corners, black pebbled boards. The book has an ownership signature of William T. Shanahan, M.D., Director of the Craig Colony for Epileptics in Sonyea, N.Y., as well as a number of stamps of his name, It also 2 library college stamps. The leather is soft and scuffed, front cover has library white ink at bottom edge, top of spine chipped, interior has some underlining in pencil throughout (light). Very handsome 2nd edition, owned by a prominent American specialist on epilepsy. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 79.00 USD
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6 Bishop, Louis Faugeres Arterial Sclerosis: A Consideratino of the Prolongation of Life and Efficiency After Forty
London Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton 1921 First Edition; Third Printing Cloth Good with no dust jacket 
xi + 383 pp. Index. XI plates, 25 figures in text. Oxford Medical Publications. Very scarce. Includes : The Riddle of Arteriosclerosis and the Author's Solution; Causes; Natural History; Symptoms; Blood Pressure; Heart Complications; Treatment; Diet; Angina Pectoris; Ataxia, Vertigo and Disturbances of Sensation; the Liver; Things to be Avoided; Opinions of American Physicians; Prolongation of Life; Prevention; Ear Symptoms; Points in Arterial Disease for the specialist; Nursing; Chemisty of the Proteins; Life Insurance. Dark red pebbled cloth with black, blind stamping to covers, gilt spine is bright, spine tips worn, backstrip starting to lift at top front edge. Interior has front end paper bookplate of cardiologist Sidney Schwarz, interior otherwise clean, plate tissue guards still present. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Histoire De La Faculté De Médecine De Laval, Boissonnault, Charles-Marie
7 Boissonnault, Charles-Marie Histoire De La Faculté De Médecine De Laval
Quebec Les Presses Universitaires Laval 1953 Softcover Good 
438 pp. Blue softcover wraps. French text. Book is in good conditon. Covers slightly faded and edges somewhat bumped. Some pages uncut. Photo of author clipped on front fly page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 21.00 USD
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8 Bonser, Wilfrid Medical Background of Anglo-Saxon England A Study in History, Psychology, and Folklore.
London The Wellcome Historical Medical Library 1963 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
+ (36) 448 pages, contains footnotes and index, DJ tan with green lettering, wear and tears to head and tail, wear to edges and corners, minor smudges on covers, book dark blue with copper lettering on spine, minor wear to head, tail, corners and edges, endpaper signed by author and previous owner Penelope Billings Reed Doob, otherwise pages clear and unmarked, slight smoky scent ; 448 pages 
Price: 79.00 USD
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9 Braune, W. (Christian Wilhelm) in Verbindung Mit O. Fischer Untersuchungen Uber Die Gelenke Des Menschlichen Armes. I. Theil II Theil, Des IXV Bandes Der Abhandlungen, Etc., No II
Leipzig S. Hirzel 1887 Softcover Fair 
81-150 pp. Mit Zwolf Holzschnitten und Funfzehn Tafeln. Folding tables. 1 Theil. Das Ellenbogengelenk von O. Fischer. 2 Theil. Dans Handgelenk von W. Braune und O. Fischer. Braune's famous work on anatomy of the human arm joints, in conjunction with mathematician Fischer. Original paper wraps are worn and chipped at the edges. Spine cover is mostly chipped away and front cover is starting to separate. About half of back cover was either cut away or broken off. Interior some pages are uncut, a little bending at corners, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Very scarce.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Price: 65.00 USD
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10 Camporesi, Piero; (Author) Croft-Murray, Tania; Elsom, Helen (translators) The Incorruptible Flesh Bodily Mutation and Mortification in Religion and Folklore
Cambridge University Press 1988 0521320038 / 9780521320030 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
+ (10) 286 pages, contains notes and index, DJ grey and pink with pink, black and white lettering, black and white illustration on front cover, very minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, book green cloth covers with gold lettering on spine, minor wear to head and tail, pages very lightly browned otherwise clear and unmarked ; Cambridge Studies in Oral and Literate Culture; Vol. 17; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.87 inches; 286 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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11 Cherry, Steven Medical Services and the Hospitals in Britain 1860-1939 (New Studies in Economic and Social History)
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996 052157126X / 9780521571265 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
93 pp + vii + ads. Bibliography,glossary,index. Illustrated with 7 tables. How were medical services organized in Britain before the National Health Service? This book looks at the developments in hospital and primary care before World War II, focusing on service delivery and the "sufferer's agenda." He considers the influences shaping provision, accountability and impact in the context of contingent risks and social need, health care and social policy. Glossy pictorial hardcover has some small sticker residue, otherwise as new.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Christensen, Sten, Editor Lithium and the Kidney
Farmington, Connecticut S Karger Pub 1990 3805550421 / 9783805550420 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
xii + 188 pp. Index. Illus with 23 figures and 5 tables. Volume 3 in the Series: Lithium Therapy Monographs, edited by F. Neil Johnson. This volume complete in and of itself. Aqua blue and white hard covers have minimal shelf wear, very light stain at bottom spine, extremities lightly worn. Interior clean and bright. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 69.00 USD
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Ecological Public Health: from Vision to Practice, Chu, Cordia & Simpson, Rod
13 Chu, Cordia & Simpson, Rod Ecological Public Health: from Vision to Practice
Griffith University Publications 1994 0868575526 / 9780868575520 Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
+ (12) 276 pages, contains illustrations, photographs and multiple bibliographies, glossy blue-green cover with white lettering, minor wear to corners and edges, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 276 pages 
Price: 26.00 USD
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14 Combe, George and Boardman, Andrew Lectures on Phrenology; Including Its application to the Present and Prospective Condition of the United States. With Notes, an Introductory Essay, and an Historical Sketch By Andrew Boardman
New York Samuel Colman 1839 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
389 pp + ads. Frontis illus, hand colored plate. Apparent 1st edition of this work on the then popular "science" of phrenology. Brown paper covered boards with cloth spine is worn at all edges, some chips to the paper on the board, brown spine crumpled a bit, spine tips fraying, backstrip starting to separate. Interior library stamps from the Museum of Natural History (NYC) including back pocket. Some slight foxing throughout, title page has upper right corner tip missing, first few pages starting to pull away from signatures, otherwise all present and clean. ; Ex-Library; Small 8vo 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Neural Dynamics Underlying Interceptive Actions, Dessing, Joost C.
15 Dessing, Joost C. Neural Dynamics Underlying Interceptive Actions
Amsterdam J. C. Dessing/Vrije Universiteit 2005 9090190988 / 9789090190983 Softcover Good Signed by Author
Scarce, doctoral dissertation. 196 pp. References, summary, and publications at rear. Loose sleeve erratum inside front cover. English text. Blue softcover. Book is in good condition, clean with no marks or wear, save signature of author in blue pen on half-title page ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Dobell, Horace, M.D., Editor; Shaw, John Edward, Smith, R. Shingleton; Tidy, Charles Meymott; Wahltuch, Adolphe; Wharry, R. Reports on Diseases of the Chest; Vol. III. June 1st, 1876, to June 1st, 1877
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1878 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
438 pp + 2 pp ads. Index. Presumed 1st edition. The last of the annual reports prepared by Dr. Dobell. Includes reports from Austria, Hungary, Australia, British Kaffraria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, UK, and U.S. Very hard to find. Brown ribbed cloth with gilt insignia, spine backstrip is chipped away, spine tips chipped away. Interior has cardiologist's book plate, hinges are splitting, text is clean, last fly has extensive medical notes, few pages at front are uncut and one has a short tear. Book is a little fragile, but still usable and very unusual.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Ellis, Havelock Studies in the Psychology of Sex: Erotic Symbolism; The Mechanism of Detumescence; The Psychic State in Pregnancy
Philadelphia F.A. Davis Company 1912 Cloth Good with no dust jacket 
285 pp index + x. Errata sheet laid in at title. A classic early study of human sexuality, eroticism, perversion, deviancy, etc. First edition 1906. Brown cloth cover, gilt spine worn but legible. Occasional small marks or wear, otherwise good.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Fabert Essai Historique Sur Les Eaux De Luxeuil
Paris Vincent 1773 First Edition Cloth Good with no dust jacket 
xij + 192 pp. Preliminary materials includes a dedication from Fabert, a letter of M. Le Veillard to M. Prinet, and an avertissement. Handsome small tail piece at xij and nice head piece on page 1. Title page does not include the author's name, but we believe it to be Jean-Joseph Fabert who was a doctor and water inspector in Luxeuil in Franche-Comte. A very scarce look at the mineral waters at Luxeuil. The book has been rebound in cream linen, very simple yet handsome. Title on spine, small stain to back cover. End papers renewed. Any preliminary leaves before the title and after page 192 were not bound in. Paper trimmed at top edge. Title page has old ownership signature which was trimmed in rebinding, very small bit of foxing, light damp stain pages 46-47, else clean and nice. Nice copy of this hard to find volume.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Price: 475.00 USD
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19 Fischer, Otto Zur Kinematik Des Listingschen Gesetzes. Des XXXI Bandes. Der Abhandlungen Der Mathematisch-Physischen Klasse. Der Konigl Sachsischen Gesellschaft Der Wissenschaften. No. 1
Leipzig B.G. Teubner 1909 Softcover Good 
80 pages + 2 tables. Mit 2 Tafeln und 32 Figuren im Text. Auf Deutsch. Very scarce, Fischer's work on the kinetics involved in Listing's Plane. Original paper covers are chipped at the edges with loss at the top corner. Paper spine covers chipped at top and bottom, spine title clear. Interior pages are uncut, clean, some bending at top and bottom corners. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Price: 65.00 USD
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20 Frank, Johann Peter Behandlung Der Krankheiten Des Menschen. Erster Band, Enthalt: Fieber, Entzundungen, Acute Exantheme, Chronische Hautausschlage
Berlin G. Fincke 1835 Cloth Good with no dust jacket 
524 pp. Aus dem Lateinischen ubersetzt von Dr. J.F. Sobernheim. Mit einem Vorwort von Dr. C.W. Hufeland. Auf Deutsch. Dark brown ribbed cloth. Spine gilt is faded, spine tips are worn, chipped at the top. Corners are a little bumped. Interior quite foxed, but otherwise unmarked and sturdy. Gewelltes Tuch des dunklen Brauns. Dornvergoldung verblassen, Dornumkippen getragen, abgebrochen an der Oberseite. Die Ecken sind wenig gestoßen. Innenraum stockfleckig durchaus, aber anders unmarkiert und stark.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 45.00 USD
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