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image of Spectacles_Eye Glasses... Dr. Geo. H. Yeaton Optician, Is now in Town, and takes this method to inform you that he will call at your residence with a Superior Collection of his Celebrated Perfected Spectacles_Eye-Glasses. Advertising Circular

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Massachusetts, 1880. Very good overall. A wonderful, illustrated advertising broadside that was circulated from the "Manufactory, Southbridge Mass." and talks about the efforts to provide "the Perfect and Scientific Spectacles " George Herbert Yeaton was born in New Hampshire in 1852 and by 1876, was the city optician for Lynn, MA. A wonderful use of typeface,… Read more
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Nicholas Culpeper

by [Culpeper, Nicholas]

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1790
Condition
Very good condition
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$75.00

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London?, 1790. Ephemera. Very good condition. Head and shoulders portrait with a zodiac around his portrait, crest below with his name. A fine impression of this copperplate with impression mark & margin. Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654), English physician, herbalist and astrologer. In 1649, Culpeper translated the College of Physicians' Pharmacopoeia from Latin to English. The book included sections on… Read more
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Transactions of the Hongkong Medical Society, Volume I (all printed)

by Jordan, G.P.; Manson, P.; Thomson, John C. (eds)

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1889
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing
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$950.00

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Hong Kong: Kelly and Walsh, Ltd., 1889. First printing. Paperback. Fine. Papers and Cases read during the First Two Years of the Society's existence. Includes articles entitled: Cocaine - its uses in minor surgery by J. Milford Atkinson, Malarial Fevers of Hongkong by W. Watson Pike; The Telluric Causation of Disease by T.J. Preston; On Some Cases of… Read more
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Leprosy in HongKong

by Cantlie, James, M.A. M.B., F.R.C.S.

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Published
1890
Condition
Otherwise very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$950.00

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Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh Ltd., 1890. First edition. Cardboard Covers. Otherwise very good condition. A bound monograph paper describing the disease in Hong Kong, with case studies and illustrations. James Cantlie [1851 - 1926] was a Scottish physician, pioneer of first aid, and co-founder of the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese (at the Alice Memorial… Read more
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The Traveller; or a Prospect of Society a Poem

by Goldsmith, Oliver

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1784
Condition
Good condition
Edition
Irish pirated edition
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$375.00

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Dublin: Messrs Price, Sleator, Watson et al., 1784. Irish pirated edition. Pamphlet. Good condition. An early Ulster County NY association of a pirated Irish edition of Goldsmith's work. The previous owner signatures add a wonderful provenance. The names include Miss Maria Graham, New Hurley; Chichester Brown (his book March 14th ---; Miss Jemima Graham Bruyn,… Read more
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Surgery Diploma for early Eye Surgeon

by [Medicine; Surgery] Tyrrell, Frederick

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Published
1830
Condition
Very good overall
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$650.00

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London: Hardy & Son, St. Paul's Church Yard, 1830. Very good overall. An elegantly engraved certificate made out to Mr. Marmaduke Thompson, for attendance at two courses of lectures on the "Principles and Practice of Surgery", in May of 1830, signed by Frederick Tyrrell, one of the private medical school's founders. Frederick Tyrrell (1793 -… Read more
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The Old English Herbals. Limited Edition

by Rohde, Eleanour

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine in find dj
Edition
Limited to 500 copies
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$30.00

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London: Minerva Press, 1972. Limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. Fine in find dj. Discusses the early English herbal books - a neglected branch of garden literature. First printed in 1922, this is a handsome facsimile reprint limited to 500 copies. 8vo, 243pp, col. & b&w plts. Orig. gilt buckram.
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Chicago: Duncan, 1879. Hardcover. Good + overall. Early American work on nursing in the period when formal training for nurses had just begun: the first American nursing school was the Bellevue Hospital School of Nursing, founded in New York City in 1873. The author makes a direct request in the preface for a "benevolent minded lady" to… Read more
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The Effigies of Hippocrates of Coos, the Prince of Physicians. Woodblock portrait

by Pare, Ambroise; Thomas Johnson

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Published
1600
Condition
Very good condition
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$125.00

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London: Printed by Th: Cotes and R. Young, 1600. Very good condition. Striking portrait of the famous physician of ancient Greece, Hippocrates (460-377 BC) the first to establish medicine as a science. Showing a waste up view of the bearded Hippocrates at a table resting his forearm on a human skull as he dissects the head of… Read more
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Itinerary of the "Denver Special" to the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association at Denver, Colorado, June 7th - 10th 1898

by Wabash Railroad; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway

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Published
1898
Condition
Very good + condition
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$175.00

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American Medical Association, 1898. Wraps. Very good + condition. Unrecorded guide to the railway trip (and preliminary program) for the 1898 American Medical Association meeting in Denver by way of the Wabash Railroad (St. Louis to Kansas City), and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway (Kansas City to Denver). The guide includes description of the train… Read more
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London: Longmans Green, 1879. Hardcover. Very good condition. In Proceedings of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool. Vol XXXIII. Complete with color folding diagram of the calendar of the Dakota nation (pp 233 - 253). Also an article by Nevins, on Keeling Islands; as well as Marrat on shells from the Keeling and… Read more
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The Principles and Practice of Obstetrics

by Hodge, Hugh L.

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1864
Condition
Good -
Edition
First edition
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$275.00

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Philadelphia: Blanchard & Lea, 1864. First edition. Hardcover. Good -. The best American midwifery text book in the Civil War era, unusual for the early use of lithographs based on photography in some of the illustrations. This is the time in which delivering babies evolved away from being a field dominated by female practitioners and became a… Read more
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The Mediterranean Shores of America. Southern California: its Climatic, Physical, and Meteorological Conditions

by Remondino, P.C.

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1892
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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Philadelphia, 1892. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Dark blue gilt cloth with slt. etched marks, but very bright. Detroit doctor who lived in San Diego for a brief time. 8vo, 160pp, xiv, color folding map. The last page with wood block of Hotel Arcadia, Santa Monica Cal. Cowan. p. 529.
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A memorial of Constantine Hering, born January 1, 1800, died July 23, 1880

by [Hering, Constantine]

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Published
1880
Condition
Good + overall
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$275.00

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Philadelphia: Globe Printing House, 1880. Hardcover. Good + overall. Tribute to Constantine Hering (1800 - 1880), considered to be one of the founders of homeopathy in America. A pioneer in the expansion of homeopathic studies and observations of the healing process known as "Hering's Law of Cure"; Hering also used nitroglycerine to treat heart conditions 30 years… Read more
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Lyon: Bernuset, 1780. Wraps. Good + overall. Treatise on the effects of electricity on human health, by Pierre Bertholon de Saint-Lazare, French physicist noted for his experiments with electricity, and his friendship with Benjamin Franklin. Bertholon (1741 - 1800), was a French physician and member of the royal society of Lyon. He taught physics at… Read more
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Perth, 1896. A letter of introduction sent by John Forrest to the Agent General, London, introducing Dr. Leger Erson. Erson was a doctor with a long career in public health, active during the 1890s and early 1900s, holding positions in New Zealand, Philip Island and Woolamai, Victoria, and Adelaide. He was public vaccinator at Peak Hill, W.A.… Read more
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The Scale of Medicines with Which Merchant Vessels Are to Be Furnished, the Health of Seamen

by Wells, Spencer

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Published
1861
Condition
Fair
Edition
Second edition
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$45.00

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London: Churchill, 1861. Second edition. Hardcover. Fair. The standard work on first aid at sea, written by the naval surgeon Thomas Spencer Wells and first published in 1851. It contains a scale of medicines for a government medicine chest which all ships were required to carry, and also advice on how to maintain the health of crew… Read more
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The Constituents of Climate, with Special Reference to the Climate of Florida. Pamphlet

by [West Point Foundry; Florida] Lente, Frederick

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Published
1878
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Louisville, KY: Richmond and Lousville Medical Journal Book and Job Steam Press, 1878. Wraps. Mr. Livingston's signed copy of a pamphlet pertaining to Florida as a suitable "health resort" for Northern patients, by Frederick Lente MD. Dr. Lente (1823 - 1883) was the primary surgeon at the West Point Foundry, Cold Spring NY, during the Civil War. … Read more
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Moffat's Pills. Handbill with New York street map showing shop location

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Published
1845
Condition
Very good condition
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$125.00

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New York, 1845. Very good condition. Handbill with text in a variety of type fonts, for the New York City medicinal bitters manufacturer located at 335 Broadway, with a plan of Broadway from Wall Street to Leonard Street printed on the verso to assist strangers visiting New York to find Dr. Moffatt's office. John Moffatt introduced medicinal… Read more
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Tobacco and Alcohol

by Fiske, John

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1869
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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New York: Leypoldt & Holt, 1869. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. Small 8vo, 163pp, ads. Maroon cloth with gilt title on cover and spine. Spine sunned and marked; cloth at front board a bit rippled. Signs of bookplate removal at front and rear paste down; owner signature at ffe. The author's first work, extolling smoking and… Read more
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