Medicine from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

New Arrivals

No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Johannesburg: Hortors Limited, 1931). 8vo; original olive-green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. xiii + (i) + 352, incl. index; plates. Cloth somewhat stippled; earlier owner's name signed on pastedowns. Very good condition. Henry Gluckman (1893-1987) became Minister of Health and Housing in the United Party government of Jan Smuts in the few years prior to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.74
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1976) 0869781375. 8vo; original green boards, lettered in white on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 131, incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper somewhat rubbed and edgeworn, with earlier owner's tape repairs to extremities of spine panel; bottom edges of boards a little shelf-rubbed; occasional foxing. Good condition. "In 1873, after answering an appeal by the Bishop of Bloemfontein for… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.15
image of The Turnstone. A Doctor's Story

Show Details

Description:
(Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2002) 0853237670. 234 x 156 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xi + (i) + 273, incl. index; plates. Spine a little sunned; trace of spotting to edges. Very good condition. "The Turnstone is a vivid and wide-ranging account of more than sixty years of travel, medical research and clinical practice. The author,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$9.29
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: The Society for the History of Pharmacy in South Africa, 1986) 0620095180. Number 278 of an edition limited to 500 numbered copies, signed by the author: the entire print-run was just 1020. 4to; original light blue boards, lettered in white on spine and upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xiv + 129, incl. index; liberally illustrated with contemporary… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$57.18
No cover image available

And the doctor recovered

by Dingle, D.

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
Item Price
$9.29

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1959). 8vo; original white boards, lettered in red on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. (viii) + 165; cartoon illustrations. Boards a little mottled; endpapers and edges rather foxed; regular browning throughout. Good. Humorous medical recollections. .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$9.29
image of No More Periods? The Blessings of the Curse

Show Details

Description:
(Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2006) 0595386555. 215 x 140 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 191, incl. index. As new. "Dr. Rako discusses a growing body of information that deflates the notion that menstrual suppression is a viable option for women." .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$5.72
image of Civilisation for Africa

Civilisation for Africa

by Ferguson, Duncan

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
ISBN
9780620056007
Item Price
$10.72

Show Details

Description:
(Port Elizabeth: the author, 1981) 0620056002. Author's presentation inscription to front free endpaper. 8vo; original pictorial boards; no dustwrapper; pp. (xii) + 160; photographs. Boards partially sunned, and chipped; front flap of dustwrapper mounted to front pastedown; some foxing. Fair to good. From the upper cover: "A study of the impact of modern scientific medicine… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.72
No cover image available

Die wese van die Man

by Gous, Jana

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
Item Price
$7.15

Show Details

Description:
(Johannesburg: South African Broadcasting Corporation, [1973]). 215 x 135 mm; saddle-stitched wrappers; pp. 19. Earlier owner's hand-stamp to title page. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. ' 'n Reeks praatjies wat uitgesaai is in die program: "Vrouerubriek" van die Afrikaanse Diens van die Suid-Afrikaanse Uitsaaikorporasie gedurende Oktober 1973.' Chapter headings: Die man as gesinsman; Die… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.15
No cover image available

Krankheit und Lebensprobleme

by Tournier, Paul

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
Item Price
$7.15

Show Details

Description:
(Basel: Schwabe & Co., 1967). 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. 295 + (i). Cloth a little sunned; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; some spotting to edges; some underlining. Good. German text. Paul Tournier, famous Swiss physician and moral philosopher, is credited with having… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.15
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Johannesburg: The South African Institute for Medical Research, 1927 and 1929). A two-part work, comprising Numbers XXII and XXIII of 'Publications of the South African Institute for Medical Research', issued in October of 1927 and January of 1929. Two volumes, each 258 x 185 mm; printed wrappers; pp. 82 + (xxviii), [83-170] + (xx); several diagrammatic plates. Wrappers… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$28.59
image of Conseils d'Hygiène aux Indigènes

Conseils d'Hygiène aux Indigènes

by Congo Belge. Service de l'Hygiène

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
Item Price
$21.44

Show Details

Description:
(Brussels: Ministère des Colonies, 1926). 222 x 148 mm; printed card wrappers; pp. 60; plates; line drawings. Wrappers browned and a little worn and soiled; archival tape reinforcing internally; some foxing. Uncommon guide to basic tropical medicine applicable in the Belgian Congo. OCLC citations credit Charles Spire as the author of the earlier 1922 edition, though no… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$21.44
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(London: H. K. Lewis, 1895). 8vo; original blue cloth, blocked in blind, with gilt device to upper cover; all edges gilt; pp. 103 + (iii). Cloth somewhat rubbed; backstrip sunned, and frayed at head; binding slack and hinges starting; earlier owner's name pencilled on title page; foxed throughout, quite severely so in places. "Apart from all specific instructions,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$50.03
image of That's How the Light Gets In. Memoir of a Psychiatrist

Show Details

Description:
(New York: Harmony Books, 2005) 140004605X. 8vo; original papered boards, lettered in metallic red on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 207 + (i). As new. "That's How the Light Gets In is an intelligent and intensely personal story from a highly respected doctor, author, and advocate for women's health issues. Dr. Rako's insightful stories of self, family,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.15
image of The Hormone of Desire. The Truth About Testosterone, Sexuality, and Menopause

Show Details

Description:
(New York: Three Rivers Press, 1999) 0609803867. 200 x 130 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 140 + (i). As new. "This is the book you've been hearing about! Dr. Susan Rako has brought her groundbreaking message about the miraculous benefits of testosterone - the FEMALE hormone - to women and physicians around the world via Oprah!, Dateline… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$5.72
No cover image available

Semrad. The Heart of a Therapist

by Rako, Susan, and Harvey Mazer (editors)

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
ISBN
9780595304110
Item Price
$7.15

Show Details

Description:
(Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2003) 0595304117. 230 x 150 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 206 + (i). As new. "For the past half-century, Harvard trained psychiatrists who learned their art and skill from a genius have quoted this wisdom in their work with patients and in teaching others the practice of psychotherapy. Here is the unique and heralded… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.15
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Edinburgh and London: Churchill Livingstone, 1973). Large 8vo; black boards; purple dustwrapper, a little sunned and edgeworn; pp. xvi + 562 including index; corrigenda slip. Very good condition. "Our object in compiling this book has been to try and offer a guide to medical students, housemen in African hospitals, mission doctors, medical practitioners offering many African patients, even registrars,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14.29
No cover image available

Semrad. The Heart of a Therapist

by Rako, Susan and Harvey Mazer (editors)

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
Item Price
$17.87

Show Details

Description:
(New York, Jason Aronson, 1983). 8vo; original brown cloth; laminated pictorial dustwrapper very slightly rubbed; hand-stamp on front free endpaper; pp. 206. Very good condition. The Boston Globe newspapercomments on Semrad's influence, and his belief that "failure in love brings people to [the psychiatrist] and only some success in love will send them away again." The genius of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$17.87
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(London, H. Bailliere, 3rd edition, 1839). With an account of the diseases of the genito-urinary organs which impair or destroy the reproductive function, and induce a variety of complaints; with the physiology of generation in the vegetable and animal kingdoms; part of a course of obstetric lectures delivered at the North London School of Medicine, Charlotte Street, Bloomsbury, Bedford Square.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$57.18
image of The American Mission Hospital Bahrain: Through the Changing Scenes of Life 1893-1993

Show Details

Description:
(Bahrain, The American Mission Hospital Society, 1993). Author's presentation inscription on front free endpaper. 4to; original black rexine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 288; profusely illustrated. A little very faint spotting to endpapers. Near fine condition. "Modern medical services first became available in the Arabian Gulf region during the last decade of the nineteenth century. These… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$17.87