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A Treatise on Derangements of the Liver, Internal Organs, and Nervous System

By Johnson, James

Thomas and George Underwood, London, 1820. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 224 pages (complete). A gently aging copy. Original boards, replaced spine. The boards are scruffy. The boards are worn all about. They are much marked, scuffed. The spine has light wear. The boards are resolutely steady and sure. The contents are benign. They have the expected marks and areas of discolouration, considering the book's age. However, the pages are also agreeably healthy. They are clean, clear, sound, certain, confident, more than competent. fk

$50.00

Medical Directory of South Africa 1960

By Archer, B Crowhurst (Ed)

Knox Publishing Co., Durban , 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed. Complete. Inscribed to Colonel O(swald) L Shearer of Pietermaritzburg, and signed by Crowhurst Archer on the half-title page (dated: January 1961). Full leather. The boards have corner knocks, the spine has wear about the seams and head and foot. The boards have some light scuffing and shelving/ stacking marks. Stamped gilt titling on the spine and front (bold). Contents have mild evidence of ownership. The thumb-tags have wear. The pages are neat, tidy, clean, clear, tight, thick, healthy, sound. fk

$100.00

Treatise on the Diseases of the Heart and Great Vessels, and on the Affections Which May Be Mistaken For Them: comprising the author's view of the physiology of the heart's action and sounds, as demonstrated by his experiments on the motions and sounds in 1830, and on the sounds in 1834-5
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Treatise on the Diseases of the Heart and Great Vessels, and on the Affections Which May Be Mistaken For Them: comprising the author's view of the physiology of the heart's action and sounds, as demonstrated by his experiments on the motions and sounds in 1830, and on the sounds in 1834-5

By Hope, J

John Churchill, London, 1839. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 639 pages (complete). Rebound by Glasgow Andersonian University, as a presentation copy, in full red leather with stamped gilt borders, decoration and titling. On the front pastedown is a presentation label dated 25th April 1846, to (in full latin) John Douglas Rose to mark his entry as a pharmacology graduate. Signed by his Mentor, Prof J A Easton. A stately copy. The boards have wear about all edges, corners, seams. They are scuffed, marked by handling and storage. The spine has wear to the head and foot and scuffing along the ridged body. The gilt decoration is benign. The titling is faded. The boards and spine are still fit and sure. Marbled paper trims and end papers. The pages are pleasing. There are very shallow smears and pools of foxing. Otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, very healthy, sound, tight, smart, more than competent, very confident. fk

$600.00

Man's Anatomy: a Study in Dissection - Vols 1 & 2
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Man's Anatomy: a Study in Dissection - Vols 1 & 2

By Tobias, P.; Arnold, M.; Allan, J. C

Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg, 1988. 4th Edition. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. Two volumes only of a set of three. Please note that the ISBN refers to Volume I, the reference number refers to both books. Ex-library (EMS & Training, Eppingdust, Cape Town) copies with consequent debris, residue, stamps, annotations, use and wear. Both are much used. Volume I: the covers have user wear, creases and marks all about. They are rigorously assured and secure. The contents have highlighter marks and annotations. There are also some storage-related marks. However, the contents are also clear, tidy, competent, bold. Volume II: ISBN: 1868140385. The covers have storage wear, creases, handling wear. They are benign and sure. The contents have annotations and evidence of intense use throughout. However, the pages also clear, confident, orderly, able, very often smart. Please note that if the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$100.00

The Pfizer Manual of Sports Injuries, Volume 4: Shoulder, Upper Arm, Elbow, Forearm, Wrist and Hand
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The Pfizer Manual of Sports Injuries, Volume 4: Shoulder, Upper Arm, Elbow, Forearm, Wrist and Hand

By Noble, Clive

Pfizer Laboratories, 1991. Softcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Schuster, Audrey. Complete. Five parts in four volumes. The soft cover books are held within a card sleeve. The sleeve has user wear about. It is functional, sound. Each book has the same ISBN. Volume 1: Foot and Ankle (72 pages); Volume 2: Calf and Knee (87 pages); Volume 3: Thigh, Pelvis, Back and Chest (74 pages); Volume 4: Shoulder, Girdle and Upper Limbs; Volume 5: Head, Neck, Internal Injuries and General Trauma Dressings (111 pages (combined)). Each is in excellent condition. Previous owner signature on the frontispages. The covers and contents are fresh, very clean and clear, very neat and healthy, most competent and certain. fk

$150.00

Pharmacopoeia Londinensis: or, The London Dispensatory further Adorned by the Studies and Collections of the Fellows now living, of the said College

By Culpeper, Nich

W Churchill, London, 1718. Nineth Edition. Good/No Jacket. 406 pages (complete). A gratifyingly aged copy of this rare extant ninth edition. At some stage the book was rebound, with consequent retrimming of pages. Half leather with linen-cloth boards. The book has a clear cellophane protective cover. The leathered corners and spine have some light wear about the edges and seams. The spine has five ridges with gilt titling. Despite some light wear to the head and foot and seams, the spine is handsome and clubbable. The boards have some scuffing, shelving wear, handling marks. They are steady and sure. Within: later end-papers. Previous owner signatures on the frontispage. The pages are venerable, elderly. They are tanned, browned throughout from the years they bear. There is amiable wear about the page edges from use and storage and time. There is general foxing. Despite all these distractions, the pages are clean, clear, confident, more than competent, genial, engaging, welcoming, companionable, agreeable and able. fk

$700.00

Elements of Anatomy

By Quain, Jones

Taylor and Walton, London, 1837. 4th Enlarged Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 448 pages (complete). A stout copy. Of interest are the many, assiduous, comprehensive annotations (possibly, even probably contemporaneous). A note by the annotater on the reverse frontispage reads: "The additions to this work, are either from W Quain's lectures, or Dr Sharpey's - or Millers Physiology unless otherwise specified." Full leather boards. These are scuffed, marked, worn all about. The spine leather is cracked , worn, scuffed. They are elderly, venerable, sure. The contents are pleasing. They are clean, clear, confident, fresh (especially for their age), certain, bountiful. fk

$235.00

Syphilis
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Syphilis

By Hutchinson, Jonathan

Cassell and Company, Limited, 1896. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 532 pages (complete). A sound copy. Hutchinson was the first to describe the signs of congenital syphilis. His work on vaccination and other high infectious diseases has led him to be regarded as the father of 'oral medication'. The boards have scuffing, wear, markings from handling, use and storage. They are benign, placid. The contents are assured. The colour plates are terrifying but clear and detailed. The pages have some mild signs of age but are in general, clean and clear, professional and serious, certain and competent. fk

$90.00

Plastic Surgery
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Plastic Surgery

By Bankoff, George

Medical Publications Ltd., London, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 372 pages (complete). A pleasing copy. George Bankoff was a pseudonym for George Sava. This book was published as East Grinstead was discovering new techniques of plastic surgery. Still, this is detailed and diligent. The boards are sound with some light scuffing and corner wear. Within, the contents are bright, clean, clear, confident, very certain. fk

$36.00

The Pharmacopoeia of Japan - Part II (Pharmacopoeia Japonica - Edition Septima - Volumen II)
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The Pharmacopoeia of Japan - Part II (Pharmacopoeia Japonica - Edition Septima - Volumen II)

By Members of the Japan Pharmacopoeia Committee of the Central Pharmaceutical Affairs Council

Society of Japanese Pharmacopoeia, Hirokawa Publishing Company, Inc, Tokyo, 1966. 7th Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 243 pages (complete). A very neat, diligent copy. The cloth covered boards are efficient and smart. There is some shelving wear to the edges and corners. The faces have mild scuffing. A cloth bookmarker (worn) is attached. Within, the contents are very tidy, neat. They are clean, clear. The central pages (about pp 132/133) have an non-invasive oily stain to bottom spine corners. A careful, competent and calm book. fk

$100.00