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Octavia Wilberforce; The Autobiography of a Pioneer Woman Doctor

by Wilberforce, Octavia (Biography of Octavia Wilberforce; Edited by Pat Jalland.)

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London: Cassell [0-304-32230-X] 1989, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 196pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. A previous owner's inscription and book stamp on the front free endpaper, and a publicity information form has been taped to the rear free endpaper. "Octavia Wilberforce (1888-1963) was one of the second generation of pioneer… Read more
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Body Worlds; The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies; Catalog on the Exhibition

by Von Hagen, Gunther (Also known as . Also known as )

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9783937256047
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Heidelberg: Arts & Sciences 978-3-937256-04-7 [978-3-937256-04-7] 2001. (4to paperback) 319pp. Very good. Black and white and color photographs, illustrations, diagrams, graphs. There is a slight reading crease to the spine and the covers are a bit edgeworn. "Plastination unveils the beauty beneath the skin, frozen in time between death and decay" - Gunther von… Read more
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Famous Illnesses in History

by Stevenson, R. Scott

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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode 1962, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 239pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Blue cloth with silver lettering to the spine. Illustrations, references. A previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. "What did Napoleon really die of? Why did such secrecy attend the operation on President Cleveland in 1893?....In… Read more
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New York: Pantheon Books [0-679-41249-2] 1998, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 397pp. Very good in near fine dust jacket. The corners are lightlly bumped. "The Hand delineates the ways in which our hands have shaped our development - cognitive, emotional, linguistic, and psychological - in light of the most recent research being done in anthropology, neuroscience,… Read more
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The Chloroform Man; The Story of Sir James Simpson

by Rowland, John (Biography of James Simpson.)

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London: Lutterworth Press 1961, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 136pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and rubbed, there is a previous owner's name and blindstamp on the front free endpaper with notation to the inner flap of the dust jacket. "When James Simpson was a medical… Read more
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New York: Viking Press [0-670-47398-7] 1971. (Hardcover) 361pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top edge stained pink, illustrations, diagrams, tables, notes, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped and there is a previous owner's name and blind stamp on the front free endpaper. "The award-winning author of Life on Man goes on… Read more
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press [0-8018-4230-1] 1991. (Hardcover) 257pp. Very good in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. "For generations, people who were elderly or terminally ill died at home, attended by family and friends in familiar surroundings. During the past century, changing medical practices… Read more
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A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica

by Clarke, John Henry

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New Delhi: B. Jain Publishers 81-7021-135 [81-7021-135] 1985. (Hardcover) 951, 1635pp. Good in good dust jacket. Three volumes. The covers and spine are edgeworn, the dust jackets are edgeworn with some closed tears and are glued to the inside covers, and there is a previous owner's address label on the front free endpaper of each… Read more
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The Day of St. Anthony's Fire

by Fuller, John G.

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New York: Macmillan Company 1968, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 310pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top edge stained red, illustrated endpapers, index. Lightly worn, the dust jacket is price-clipped. "This is the strange, true, yet almost incredible story of a small French village where in 1951 hundreds of respectable townspeople went totally mad… Read more
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image of Beeton's Medical Dictionary; A Safe Guide for Every Family. Defining, in the Plainest Language, the Symptoms and Treatment of All Ailments, Illnesses & Diseases with Accounts of the Different Parts of the Human Body, and of the Various Substances Used in Medicine, and Full Explanations of Medical and Scientific Terms, &c.

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London: Ward, Lock & Bowden, Limited 1878. (Hardcover) 292pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Brown cloth with black lettering and decoration to the cover and spine. Advertisements, tables, notes. The spine is lightly worn with very small punctures, the fore and top edges are a bit soiled, the endpapers are toned, there is… Read more
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The Book of Ages

by Morris, Desmond

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9780670109487
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New York: Viking Press [0-670-10948-7] 1984. (4to) np. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. The spine is lightly worn and there is a previous owner's blind stamp and book stamp on the front free endpaper and half-title page. "How old are you? Are you young or old for your age? Did… Read more
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New York: Simon & Schuster [0-7432-4355-2] 2004. (Trade paperback) 236pp. Very good plus. Photographs, illustrations, appendices. There is a small diagonal crease to the first page. "If you've been searching for an excellent way to bond with your baby and improve his or her health, Itsy Bitsy Yoga is the solution you've been looking… Read more
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Spokane: Timeless Books 978-1-932018-13-4 [978-1-932018-13-4] 2006. (Trade paperback with French flaps) 277pp. Near fine. Photographs, illustrations, musical notation, appendices, bibliography, index. The front flap has a vertical crease. "HATHA YOGA: the HIDDEN LANGUAGE takes the study and practice of Hatha Yoga far beyond a series of physical exercises. Building on the classical foundations of… Read more
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Morell MacKenzie; The Story of a Victorian Tragedy

by Stevenson, R. Scott (Biography of Morell MacKenzie.)

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London: William Heinemann 1946, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) 194pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Frontispiece, photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with some shallow chips and closed tears to the edges and a previous owner's book stamp on the front free endpaper. "This book, long contemplated, was written in… Read more
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart [0-7710-7562-6] 2000. (Hardcover) 352pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. "In 1995, Heather Robertson flew to Winnipeg to care for her father after he was told that he had terminal cancer. To her great dismay, she realized that, in practical and emotional ways, she was totally unprepared for his death. She… Read more
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The Limits of Sex

by Haddon, Celia

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9780718120795
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London: Michael Joseph [0-7181-2079-5] 1982. (Hardcover) 202pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Bibliography, index. There is a previous owner's book stamp on the front free endpaper. "This controversial book examines the sexual myths of our society. A new and persuasive orthodoxy has grown up, which is almost as harmful as… Read more
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The Quality of Mercy: The Lives of Sir James and Lady Cantlie

by Stewart, Jean Cantlie (Biography of James Cantlie; Mabel Cantlie.)

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9780049200661
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London: George Allen & Unwin [0-04-920066-6] 1983, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 277pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "This biography of James Cantlie, doctor, surgeon, founder of civilian first aid and specialist in tropical diseases, to whom Sun Yat Sen, First President of China, owed his… Read more
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The Body in Question

by Miller, Jonathan

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9780224015905
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London: Jonathan Cape [0-224-01590-7] 1978. (4to) 352pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, bibliography, index. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. "Dr. Miller considers the functioning of the body as a subject of private experience. He explores our attitudes towards the body, our… Read more
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Physician's Reference Notebook

by McGarey, William A. (editor)

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Virginia Beach: A.R.E. Press 87604-175-6 [87604-175-6] 1983. (Small 4to) 436pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Green leather with gilt lettering. Tables, glossary, index. There is residue where a sticker has been removed from the top corner of the front cover and the front free endpaper has a shallow, diagonal corner clip. "All of… Read more
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