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Accidents and Ill-Health at Work
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Accidents and Ill-Health at Work

By John L. Williams

London: Staplles Press, 1960. First edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 640 8vo. Ex-library. Related newspaper cuttings left laid in. Black cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 516 pages. Condition notes: Library shelf mark to spine, library label remnants to front paste down, 'Withdrawn' stamp to front free end paper (H M Stationery Office), acquisition information to title page (Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance Library Service), boards bumped, pages unmarked, binding firm.

$15.78

Medicine in the Mining Industries
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Medicine in the Mining Industries

By J M Rogan

London: William Heinemann Medical Books, 1972. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 726 8vo. Illustrated from photographs (including medical illustrations in colour), photomicrographs, diagrams etc. Chapters include one each on the pathology of silicosis, pneumoconiosis and asbestosis (including some mention of mesothelioma) as well as discussing topics such as radiological hazards, occupational dermatitis and hazards from extremes of temperature. Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, purple and white dust jacket, 397 pages. Condition notes: Dust jacket a little soiled, book clean and sound; spine a little faded.

$26.31

Pneumoconiosis, Industrial Diseases of the Lung caused by Dust.
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Pneumoconiosis, Industrial Diseases of the Lung caused by Dust.

By PF Holt

London: Edward Arnold, 1957. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 551 8vo. Previous ownership stamp to front free end paper- "Moler Products Limited". Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 268 pages, illustrated in run of text from diagrams, photographs and photomicrographs. Condition notes: Boards clean and sound, with only a little rubbing to rear board, internally clean and bright.

$32.89

Noxious Gases and the  Principles of Respiration Influencing Their Action
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Noxious Gases and the Principles of Respiration Influencing Their Action

By Yandell Henderson

New York: Reinhold Publishing, 1943. 2nd edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 728 8vo. Co-author Howard W Haggard. In the American Chemical Society Monograph Series; second, revised edition. Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 294 pages plus list of titles in this series to rear. Condition notes: Some soiling to spine strip, small traces of wear to boards, internally clean, bright and unmarked.

$19.73

Toxicity of Industrial Organic Solvents, Summaries of Published Work
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Toxicity of Industrial Organic Solvents, Summaries of Published Work

By Ethel Browning

London: HMSO, 1937. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 875 8vo. Medical Research Council Industrial Health Research Board Report No. 80. Compiled under the direction of the Committee on The Toxicity of Industrial Solvents. Ownership stamp of Albert E. Parkes, Analytical Chemist, 8-Feb 1938, to front free end paper. Paginated i-iii, then 396 pages. Red cloth-covered boards, with red paper covers of (presumed) paper covered edition pasted to boards. Condition notes: Boards rubbed and bumped, fore edges soiled, stain to bottom corner of several pages (laboratory origin?), binding firm.

$19.73

Biological Hazards of Atomic Energy
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Biological Hazards of Atomic Energy

By A. Haddow

London: Oxford University Press, 1952. First edition. Hardback. Good/No jacket. 734 8vo. Being the papers read at the conference convened by the Institute of Biology and the Atomic Scientists' Association, October 1950. Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 235 pages, many Illustrations from photographs. Condition notes: Front board very blotchy (chemical damage?), age-toning to endpapers, previous owner's name to front free and paper, otherwise a clean, sound, and marked copy.

$13.15

Thorium: Its Industrial Hygiene Aspects
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Thorium: Its Industrial Hygiene Aspects

By Roy E. Albert

New York: Academic Press, 1966. First edition. Hardback. Very good/Good. 572 8vo. Summarising the usage and hazards of thorium. Great cloth-covered boards, blue and black titles to front board, blue and black titles to spine, blue and white dustjacket, 222 pages, illustrated with diagrams and occasional photographs. Condition notes: The book is in excellent condition, slightly marred only by a manufacturing fault in the cloth covering the front board. The dustjacket is somewhat soiled, with edge wear.

$19.73

Industrial Maladies
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Industrial Maladies

By Sir Thomas Legge

London: Oxford University press, 1934. First edition. Hardback. Good/No jacket. 704 8vo. In the series Oxford Medical Publications. Topics covered include bacterial infections, lead poisoning, phosphorus and mercury poisoning, arsenic poisoning benzene and other organic compounds, skin conditions, cancers caused by pitch, tar, paraffin and mineral oil. Red-brown cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board, gilt titles to spine, 234 pages. Condition notes: Boards bumped, rubbed and a little dulled, some foxing to verso of foldout chart, but overall borderline good/very good. Previous owner's names to front free end paper.

$23.68

2000 Accidents, a Shop Floor Study of their Causes
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2000 Accidents, a Shop Floor Study of their Causes

By P.I. Powell

London: National Institute of Industrial Psychology, 1971. Paperback. Very good/No jacket. 310 8vo. A shop floor study of the causes of 2000 accidents based on 42 months' continuous observation. Co-authors Mary Hale, Jean Martin, Martin Simon. Softcover, 189 pages. Condition notes: Ownership stamps (illegible, but I believe from a government office) and initials to front cover, otherwise a clean, unmarked copy, in excellent condition.

$10.52

Industrial Maladies
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Industrial Maladies

By Sir Thomas Legge

London: Oxford University press, 1934. First edition. Hardback. Good/No jacket. 704 8vo. In the series Oxford Medical Publications. Topics covered include bacterial infections, lead poisoning, phosphorus and mercury poisoning, arsenic poisoning benzene and other organic compounds, skin conditions, cancers caused by pitch, tar, paraffin and mineral oil. Brown cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board, gilt titles to spine, 234 pages. Condition notes: Boards a little bumped and rubbed, ownership stamp and subsequent withdrawal stamp (HMSO) to front paste-down, Crown stamp "Supplied for the Public Service" to verso of title page. Lighter patch to spine suggests an institutional label. Only these ownership traces downgrades this copy from "Very Good" to "Good", and of the two copies we have on sale at the moment, this is the brighter, inside and out, with no foxing to the foldout chart.

$26.31

The Advance to Social Medicine
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The Advance to Social Medicine

By Rene Sand

New York: Staples Press, 1952. First edition. Hardback. Good/Fair. 896 8vo. Brown cloth-covered boards, grey dustjacket, decorative endpapers, 655 pages. Published in the early years of the British NHS, when "a solution is being sought to the problems raised by the introduction of sickness benefit services on a national scale". Condition notes: The book is sound and clean, the dustjacket worn, with repairs, and sadly the dustjacket has been taped to the front and rear paste down of this otherwise very good book. The book itself is sound, clean and unmarked. One page is creased in the margin and this has slightly affected two or three of the subsequent pages.

$39.46

Exploring the Dangerous Trades, the Autobiography of Alice Hamilton, M.D.
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Exploring the Dangerous Trades, the Autobiography of Alice Hamilton, M.D.

By Alice Hamilton

Boston, Mass. USA: Little, Brown and Company, 1943. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 797 8vo. With illustrations by Norah Hamilton. Light brown cloth-covered boards, blind-stamped motif to front board, blue-black titles to spine, 433 pages, illustrations from drawings. Alice Hamilton was the founder of industrial medicine in the USA. Condition notes: Boards bumped and rubbed, especially along the spine joints, but binding sound and pages clean and unmarked (borderline Very Good/Good).

$98.66

Hunter's Diseases of Occupations
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Hunter's Diseases of Occupations

By P A B Raffle

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1978. 5th or later edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 1628 8vo. Co-editors WR Lee, RI McCallum and R Murray. Donald Hunter died in 1978, and this sixth edition is the first edition to be published after his death, and is described by the publishers as "a new book. It has the same objective as the original, to serve clinicians who need information on the investigation and diagnosis of possible occupational diseases". Blue boards, blue/grey dust jacket (price-clipped), blue slip-case, 1005 pages, related material left in. Condition notes: Excellent condition; a firm, bright copy with little sign of use.

$26.31

Johnston's Students' Atlas of Bones and Ligaments

By Charles W Cathcart

Edinburgh: W and A.K. Johnston. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 788 4to. Undated. Co-author F. M. Caird. Dark green cloth covered boards, gilt titles to front board, contents comprising thirty plates 'born from nature', all coloured and illustrating bones and ligaments of the human body, followed by twenty-three pages of explanatory text. Condition notes: Cloth lifting a little to front board, which is bumped and rubbed. Some foxing and age toning to End papers. Binding firm and all of the plates in excellent condition.

$72.35

Public Health in European Capitals, Berne, Paris, Brussels, Christiania, Stockholm, and Copenhagen

By Thomas M Legge

London: Swan Sonnenschein and Co, 1896. First edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 374 8vo. Dark red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 201 pages, some illustrations from photographs, diagrams in the run of text, one foldout map (in the chapter on the water supply), one fold-out graph. Topics covered include water supply, sanitary administration, meat inspection and abattoirs and milk control. Condition notes: Some wear to the boards, light foxing here and there, wear to extremities of spine strip, which is somewhat soiled, but overall a sound, clean copy.

$52.62

The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery

By T. Wharton Jones

Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea, 1863. 3rd edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 782 8vo. Third American edition based on the second London edition. With 117 illustrations. 444 pages (including a glossary) plus index. Publisher's advertisements to rear (32 pages). Blind stamped brown cloth covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Condition notes: Boards very rubbed, mottled and worn, titles to spine only just legible. Age darkening to pages. Binding firm.

$52.62

Beryllium: Its Industrial Hygiene Aspects
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Beryllium: Its Industrial Hygiene Aspects

By Herbert E. Stokinger

New York: Academic Press, 1966. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 855 8vo. Prelims to p xii, then 394 pp including author and subject indexes. Refrences to the end of each chapter. Condition notes: Dust jacket discoloured and worn, book clean, bright and unmarked.

$39.46

Report of the Departmental Committee for Compensation for Industrial Diseases
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Report of the Departmental Committee for Compensation for Industrial Diseases

London: HMSO, 1907. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio. An original printing of the Report but bound in brown cloth-covered boards (without its blue wrappers); containing also the Minutes of Evidence and Appendix of the second, 1908 Report. Protective deckled tinting to all page edges. The 1907 Report is paginated (after title page and one leaf of Terms of Reference and Table of Contents) 1- 386, then 3 graphs as folded plates, then to 409. The Minutes of Evidence and Appendix of the second report are paginated 1-73. Arranged into sections based on types of disease and illness- poisoning, skin deseases, eye diseases, rspiratory system diseases, miscellaneous illnesses and injuries not due to accident. Condition notes: A trifle musty. Boards with some rubbing and wear.

$230.20

Modern Trends in Occupational Health

By R.S.F. Schilling

London: Butterworth, 1960. First edition. Very Good/Good. 958 4to. Chapters by 25 authors. References to each chapter. Black cloth-covered boards, octavo/quarto borders in size, gilt titles on blue to spine. 313 pages plus index. Condition notes: Previous owner's name to front free end paper, otherwise a clean, crisp copy. Dust jacket worn, spine faded, some tears, with repairs.

$32.89

Diseases of Occupation, From The Legislative, Social, And Medical Points Of View

By Thomas Oliver

London: Methuen, 1916. 3rd. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 678 8vo. Third edition, revised. Red cloth-covered boards, blind-stamped, gilt titles to spine, 476 pages including index, publisher's advertisements to rear (4 leaves). Condition notes: A firm, clean copy. Pencil price to front free end paper.

$52.62

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