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The First Day of the Week

By Anon.

Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1827. Paperback. Fair. 16mo. 108 pages. A small book measuring about 5 1/2 inches tall by 3 1/2 inches wide. Hardcover quarter bound in black leather with marbled paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed, and some of the marbling is worn away. Small tear in leather hinge at headcap of spine. Corners rubbed down to boards. Heavy damping to lower half of endpapers. Notation written on front pastedown. "Samuel Moore" is written lightly in pencil on front flyleaf. Edges of text are damped and foxed. Occasional spots in text. A very early copy.

$25.00

The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, With A View of the Primary Causes and Movements of the Thirty Years' War. "With Illustrations" 2 Volume Set.

By Motley, John Lothrop

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavos. 389; 475 pages, indexed. Hardcovers bound in three-quarter black leather with marbled boards. The bindings are rubbed and worn but sturdy. Boards show rubbing away of the marbling. Hinges are rubbed but holding. There is some abrasion and bumping to the headcaps of the spines. Raised spine bands. Top edge of text block gilt. Marbled endpapers. Hinges are secure. Contains a portrait and three city scenes. One of the pages at an illustration was opened roughly, resulting to some tearing at the fore edge of the page. Text has toning to outer edges of pages. Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1549-1619) was a Dutch statesman who was instrumental in the Dutch efforts at independence from Spain.

$30.00

Contes Moraux. Illustres de 40 Gravures par Foulquier

By Genlis, Mme. De

Paris and New York: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie. / George R. Lockwood, 1868. Hardcover. Good. Foulquier. 12mo. 287, (1) pages. Hardcover bound in 3/4 brown leather with brown marbled paper-covered boards. The binding is rubbed and scuffed but sound. One of the leather labels on the spine is missing. Hinges rubbed, especially the front hinge. Marbled endpapers. Text is foxed. With 40 illustrations.

$25.00

The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality [and] The Art of Happiness: A Handbook For Living [2 VOLS]
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The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality [and] The Art of Happiness: A Handbook For Living [2 VOLS]

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama; [and] Howard C. Cutler

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2005. Hardcover. Near Fine. Octavos. 216 pages indexed and 319 pages, respectively. Two volume Set. Hardcovers bound in full red leather with gilt decorations on spine and boards. Raised spine bands. Bindings are lightly rubbed. All edges gilt. Yellow silk moire endpapers. Yellow ribbon bookmarks. The bookmark of "The Universe in an Atom" book is frayed at the end. The top corner of the front cover of "The Art of Happiness" is very slightly bumped. Text is clean and sound. These books are NOT signed.

$200.00

The Nervous System of the Human Body. Embracing the Papers Delivered to the Royal Society on the Subject of the Nerves. (The Classics of Medicine Library)

By Bell, Charles

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library / Gryphon Editions, 1988. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto. 238, (clxxvi) pages. Hardcover in full burgundy leather with cover designs embossed in gilt. All edges gilt. Raised spine bands. Binding has almost no wear. The outside edges of text block has foxing on the gilt. Endpapers have faux marbling. Personalised publisher's leather bookplate on the front pastedown. Limited edition number slip has been placed in the front of the book. This is copy 678. Burgundy coloured glossy ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. A staple-bound copy of the editor's notes is included with the book. The booklet has some toning. An attractive volume. Illustrated with several plates at the rear. Facsimile reprint of the 1830 edition.

$40.00

Nouvel Abrege Chronologique de L'Histoire de France, Contenant Les Evenemens de notre Hisoire, depuis Clovis jusqu'a Louis XIV, les Guerres, les Batailles, les Sieges, &c. no Loix, nos Moeurs, nos Usages, &c.... Seconde Partie

By Henault, Charles

Paris: Chez Prault, Desaint, Saillant & Durand, 1788. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. Pages numbered 394 to 701. A small book measuring 7 1/8 inches tall by 4 1/2 inches wide. Hardcover bound in full brown leather. The binding shows some rubbing and wear, but the hinges are quite sturdy. Corners bumped and abraded. The front flyleaf is creased, but the text is generally quite clean. Text is in French. Contains several decorative tail pieces. Covers the period from 1483 to 1643. This is a single odd volume (2) from a larger series.

$21.50

Dis ist das Buch der Cirurgia : Hantwirchung der Wundartzny

By Brunschwig, Hieronymous

New York and Stuttgart: Editions Medicina Rara, 1971. Hardcover. Near Fine. Folio. 128 leaves (foliated; not paginated). Hardcover bound in quarter vellum and brown paper-covered boards. Minimal wear to the binding. Housed in a creme-colored slipcase, which has a little soiling from general handling. Complete with the "Folio" newsletter from Medicina Rara, which is dated 1972. No actual publishing date inside the book itself. Limited Edition; #1006 of 2500 copies. Text is in Latin. Contains several illustrations in color. A facsimile of the edition originally published in 1497.

$35.00

Sir Charles Bell's "Manuscript of Drawings of the Arteries." (Limited Eiditon #1006 / 2500 Copies)

By Bell, Charles

New York and Stuttgart: Editions Medicina Rara, 1971. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto. Unpaginated. (Plus 10 page booklet). Hardcover bound brown cloth. Almost no wear to the binding. Housed in a brown-colored slipcase, which also has minimal wear. Complete with the 10 page booklet from Medicina Rara as well as the 4 page "Folio" newsletter. No actual publishing date inside the book itself, but the newsletter is dated 1971. Limited Edition; #1006 of 2500 copies. A facsimile of the original edition.

$35.00

The Physiognomy of Mental Diseases (Editions Medicina Rara)
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The Physiognomy of Mental Diseases (Editions Medicina Rara)

By Morison, Alexander

Boston and Stuttgart: Editions Medicina Rara, 1974. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 4to. Variously paginated. Hardcover quarter bound in tan leather with black paper covered boards. Includes slipcase and booklet. Slipcase is lightly rubbed but otherwise in very good condition. Joints are solid. Booklet has a few small tears on rear wrapper. Binding of book has a few smudge marks on rear board, only visible in certain light. Text is clean. Limited edition number 1006 of 2800 copies. Illustrations throughout. No date; circa 1974. Originally published in 1843.

$65.00

Ophthalmodouleia Das ist Augendienst. Neuer und Wohlgegründeter Bericht von Ursachen und Erkentnues aller Gebrechen / Schaeden und Maengel der Augen und des Gesichtes.  (EDITIONS MEDICINA RARA Limited Edition in Slipcase; Reprint of 1583 Ed.)
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Ophthalmodouleia Das ist Augendienst. Neuer und Wohlgegründeter Bericht von Ursachen und Erkentnues aller Gebrechen / Schaeden und Maengel der Augen und des Gesichtes. (EDITIONS MEDICINA RARA Limited Edition in Slipcase; Reprint of 1583 Ed.)

By Bartisch von Konigsbruck, Georg

Stuttgart and Boston, Mass.: Editions Medicina Rara, 1970. Hardcover. Near Fine. Folio. Foliated, not paginated. (28), 274, (8) leaves. Hardcover bound in quarter leather with green cloth covered boards and housed in a green slipcase. There is a little bumping to the edges or corners of the slipcase. The book appears nearly new. A facsimile reproduction of the 1583 edition with the illustrations based on woodcuts. Some of the plates have moving parts. Complete with the 36-page publisher's booklet. No actual publishing date. This edition was published about 1970. The publisher's receipt is hand-dated 1977. Limited Edition; #1006 of 2300 copies. Text is in old German.

$95.00

Researches on the Effects of Bloodletting in some Inflammatory Diseases Together with Researches on Phthisis (Classics of Medicine Library)

By Louis, P. C. A.

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1986. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 571 pages, indexed. Hardcover in full blue leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Endpapers have faux marbling. Limited edition number slip has been placed in the front of the book. This is copy 659. Light blue glossy ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. A staplebound copy of the editor's notes is included with the book. The booklet has some toning.

$18.50

The Apologie and Treatise of Ambroise Pare (Classics of Medicine Library)

By Keynes, Geoffrey

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1984. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 227 pages, indexed. Hardcover in full black leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Endpapers have faux marbling. Limited edition number slip has been placed in the front of the book. This is copy 659. Black glossy ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. A staplebound copy of the editor's notes is included with the book. The booklet has some toning.

$11.00

The Extant Works of Aretaeus, the Cappadocian. (The Classics of Medicine Library)

By Aretaeus; Francis Adams

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library / Gryphon Editions, 1990. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 510 pages, indexed. Hardcover in black leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Faux marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. Contains the limited edition bookplate laid in loosely; copy number 659. A staple-bound copy of the editor's notes is included with the set. The booklet has some toning. Facsimile reprint of the 1856 edition.

$22.50

A Systematic Treatise, Historical, etiological, and Practical, on the Principal Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America, as They Appear in the Caucasian, African, Indian, and Esquimauz Varieties of its Population. (The Classics of Medicine Library)

By Drake, Daniel; Edited by S. Hanbury Smith and Francis G. Smith

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library / Gryphon Editions, 1990. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 985 pages, indexed. Hardcover in grey leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Faux marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. Contains the limited edition bookplate laid in loosely; copy number 659. A staple-bound copy of the editor's notes is included with the set. The booklet has some toning. Facsimile reprint of the 1854 edition.

$20.00

Engravings of the Brain and Nerves. (The Classics of Medicine Library) Incliuding Facsimiles of the First Editions of the Anatomy of the Brain Explained in a Se4reis of Engravings (1802); A Series of Explaining the Course of the Nerves (1803); On the Nerves of the Face (1829)

By Bell, Charles

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library / Gryphon Editions, 1982. Hardcover. Fine. Quarto. 330 pages. Hardcover in blue leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Faux marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. Contains the limited edition bookplate laid in loosely; copy number 659. A staple-bound copy of the editor's notes is included with the set. The booklet has some toning. Facsimile reprint of the 1802, 1803, and 1829 editions.

$25.00

The Anatomy of the Absorbing Vessels of the Human Body. (The Classics of Medicine Library)

By Cruikshank, William

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library / Gryphon Editions, 1991. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 214 pages, indexed. Hardcover in grey leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Faux marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. Contains the limited edition bookplate laid in loosely; copy number 659. A staple-bound copy of the editor's notes is included with the set. The booklet has some toning. Facsimile reprint of the 1790 edition.

$22.50

An Account of Two Successful Operations for Restoring a Lost Nose from the Integuments of the Forehead. (The Classics of Medicine Library)

By Carpue, J. C.; (Foreword and Biography by Frank McDowell)

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library / Gryphon Editions, 1981. Hardcover. Fine. Quarto. 102, (2) pages. Hardcover in burgundy leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Faux marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. Contains the limited edition bookplate laid in loosely; copy number 659. A staple-bound copy of the editor's notes is included with the set. The booklet has some toning. Facsimile reprint of the 1816 edition.

$12.50

Observations on the Diseases of the Army. With Notes. (The Classics of Medicine Library)

By Pringle, John; [and] Benjamin Rush

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library / Gryphon Editions, 1983. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 411 pages, indexed. Hardcover in full dark grey leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Endpapers are faux marbled paper. Mauve ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. Contains the limited edition bookplate laid in loosely; copy number 659. A staple-bound copy of the editor's notes is included with the set. The booklet has some toning. A facsimile reprint of the 1810 edition.

$20.00

Outlines of the Principal Diseases of Females (Classics of Medicine Library)

By Churchill, Fleetwood

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1986. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 402 pages, indexed. Hardcover in full green leather with designs in gilt on both boards and spine. Raised spine bands. Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Endpapers are faux marbled. Green glossy ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. Limited edition number slip has been placed in the front of the book. This set is copy 659. A staplebound copy of the editor's notes is included with the set. The booklet has some toning.

$17.50

On Malformations of the Human Heart With Original Case (Classics of Medicine Library)

By Peacock, Thomas B

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1981. Hardcover. Fine. 12mo. 143, (31), pages. Hardcover in full orange leather with a gilt illustration on boards and spine. Raised spine bands.Binding has no wear. All edges of text block are gilt. Endpapers are faux marbled. Gold glossy ribbon bookmark. Text is clean. Limited edition number slip has been placed in the front of the book. This is copy 659. A staplebound copy of the editor's notes is included with the book. The booklet has some toning. Illustrated. This is the facsimile of the 1858 edition.

$15.00

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