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Vest Pocket Calorie Counter
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Vest Pocket Calorie Counter

By Williams, Walden R

Los Angeles: The Health Builders, 1963. Softcover. Near Fine. Sterling condition softcover pocket journal with unfurled tips, tight binding, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Revised and expanded edition of 1935 (?) First Edition guide to help "Dial Away Your Fat!" Rotating cardboard dial intact and unworn. Small penciled number written on front cover near top tip, else clean and unmarked. Stored in a protective plastic bag. 48 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$16.00

Communication and Counseling in Health Care
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Communication and Counseling in Health Care

By Riccardi, Vincent M. and Suzanne M. Kurtz

Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1983. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 248 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$17.00

Hazeltine's Pocket Book Almanac 1891, 13th Series
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Hazeltine's Pocket Book Almanac 1891, 13th Series

Warren, PA: E. T. Hazeltine, 1891. Hardcover. Good. Miniature book, 2" x 1 3/8". Pictorial wrappers, somewhat rubbed and edgeworn; front cover creased with tiny chips at top corner and edges and a small stain, tape-reinforced on the inside. Interior clean and unmarked. Month-by-month calendar, phases of the moon, ads for Piso's Cure for Consumption and Piso's Remedy for Catarrh. Intended as an advertising hand-out for Piso's patent medicines: "THOUSANDS OF CONSUMPTIVES, - cases pronounced by physicians hopeless, - have been permananently cured by PISO'S CURE. The best, most agreeable to use, and cheapest, is PISOS REMEDY for CATARRH." This copy personalized as being for sale by "L. & F. Sexauer, Sulphur Springs, O.," most likely a druggist. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$12.95

Culture, Health and Illness, Second Edition
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Culture, Health and Illness, Second Edition

By Helman, Cecil G

London: Wright, 1990. Softcover. Near Fine. 344 pp. A sterling condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Virtually pristine interior, gift-quality condition, but for previous owner's ink-stamps at first free end-paper and along page edges. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$10.00

Sociology for Nurses
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Sociology for Nurses

By Earle, Sarah & Elaine Denny

Polity, 2005. Soft Cover. Fine. Sterling condition softcover copy, gift-quality. Tips unfurled, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 288 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$23.00

Ethics of Manipulation, Issues in Medicine, Behavior Control, and Genetics
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Ethics of Manipulation, Issues in Medicine, Behavior Control, and Genetics

By Haring, Bernard

New York: Seabury Press, 1975. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Binding is tight and text unmarked. There is light water staining to the spine of the book, as well as the inside of the dustjacket at the same spot. Dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly worn but clean. Haring addresses the threat to freedom and human dignity posed by technological advances in medicine. xii + 218 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$9.00