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Observations on the Disease of the Hip Joint; to which are added, some remarks on white swellings of the knee, the Caries of the Joint of the Wrist and other similar complaints; The whole Illustrated by Cases, and Engravings taken from the Diseased Parts.
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Observations on the Disease of the Hip Joint; to which are added, some remarks on white swellings of the knee, the Caries of the Joint of the Wrist and other similar complaints; The whole Illustrated by Cases, and Engravings taken from the Diseased Parts.

By Ford, Edward

First edition. Printed for C. Dilly, in The Poultry. London. 1794. Tall octavo. Half title, Title, Dedication. Xxiii, (1), 258pp. 8 aquatint plates (3 folding). Contemporary full calf, original spine relaid, vestiges of original gilt edge dentelles. Slightly scuffed and marked, corners bumped. Light marginal browning to first two and last three pages, due to transference from binding overlay. Short closed tear to stub and intersections of folds to large plate 5. Plate 6 protruding edge browned, with light marking to verso. Occasional light marginal pencil. Provenance: "Richard Davies Colva His Book 1890" Signed to ffep and rfep, possibly by two different hands (father and son). (Colva, Radnorshire. Richard Davies of Llanhailo, Colva mentioned in The Hereford Times 29 May 1858 and in the Brecon County Times 1919 "Mr and Mrs Richard Davies, of Colva, as usual made their house open to all"). Llanhaylow, the late-mediaeval cruck-framed hall-house was demolished around 1980. It was originally Llwyn Hoedliw, of Lewis Glyn Cothi's poem of 1837. Llwyn Hoedlyw,Colfa, Llythyfnwg [RA 213] Hywel Athro (A) Bookplate of Eric Bywaters (1910-2003), British physician. Bookplate and Stamp of J. R. Kirkup. From the library of John R. Kirkup FRCS DHMSA of Weston Hill, Weston Park East, Bath. Orthopaedic surgeon, Archivist to British Orthopaedic Association, Hon.Curator Historic Instruments at RCSE, medical historian and author. Edward Ford (1746 - 1809) Surgeon

$534.04

A Treatise on the Distortions and Deformities of the Human Body. Exhibiting a concise view of the nature and treatment of the principal malformations and distortions of The Chest, Spine, and Limbs.
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A Treatise on the Distortions and Deformities of the Human Body. Exhibiting a concise view of the nature and treatment of the principal malformations and distortions of The Chest, Spine, and Limbs.

By Beale, Lionel J.

Second edition. John Churchill. London. 1833. Octavo. Title. xv, 325pp, (1), (2)pp ads. 4 litho plates. Text illustrations. Half-title not called for. Later half calf, marbled boards. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt rules, and leather label with gilt lettering. Endpapers renewed. Crease and short closed tear to margin of title page. Marginal tear to last page of ads. Pale historic water stain to gutter margins of plates. Occasional spotting, occasional light marginal pencil, a bright copy. Bookplate of J. R. Kirkup to ffep. From the library of John R. Kirkup FRCS DHMSA of Weston Hill, Weston Park East, Bath. Orthopaedic surgeon, Archivist to British Orthopaedic Association, Hon. Curator Historic Instruments at RCSE, medical historian and author.

$300.40

Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture
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Folk Medicine; a chapter in the history of culture

By Black, William George

First edition. Published for the Folk-Lore Society by Elliot Stock. London. 1883. Octavo. 11, (1), 228pp. Blue cloth, gilt to spine, faded. Short splits to joints at head of spine. Rubbed to extremities. Occasional light spotting. William George Black CBE, FSA (1857 – 1932) Scottish antiquary, lawyer and politician. This is the authoritative English work on medical folklore. Publication of the Folk Lore Society XII.

$53.40

Medical contributions to the study of evolution
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Medical contributions to the study of evolution

By Adami, J. G.

First edition. Duckworth and Co. London. 1918. Octavo. xviii, 372pp. 7 plates, 20 text illus. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spine relaid. Endpapers renewed. Corners rubbed and slightly bumped. John George Adami (1862 - 1926) FRS, FRSE, CBE, LL.D., "qualified in medicine at Manchester and in 1892 was appointed professor of pathology at McGill University. At the invitation of the Royal College of Physicians (in London) he delivered the Croonian Lectures in 1917. He chose the title 'Adaptation and disease; the contribution of medical research to the study of evolution'. Adami believed that medical work had brought to light important facts about heredity that had not been communicated adequately to biological scientists. He used the lectures to describe this work, placing particular emphasis on his contention that acquired characters are inherited." M. Buttolph Journal of Medical Biography 2010.

$166.89

J. George Adami.
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J. George Adami.

By Adami, Marie; Rolleston, Sir Humphrey (intro.)

First edition. Constable & Co. London. 1930. Octavo. xiii, 179pp. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Slightly rubbed, sunned and grazed. BMJ Croonian Lectures cuttings from 1917 carefully tipped in to list of publications. Marginal neat chronological addenda. Provenance: From the libraries of two notable doctors. Signature of "A. Sarwood Fry Maj. IMS. Dera Ghazi Khan January 1932. Wetheral April 1949" to ffep. Neat marginalia in his hand. Quotation in his hand to rfep "Nothing can more fully give justification to a human life than the later realisation that a man was a true prophet, saw clearly, divined correctly and was a fore runner of the truth". Bookplate of J. Colin Dagnall to front pastedown. Augustine Sargood Fry (1890 - 1962) M.B., Ch.M., F.R.C.S. C.I.E. British Army Indian Medical Service. In the first world war he served on the North-west Frontier of India and in South Persia. Surgical specialist in Peshawar, including the Khyber Pass area. He held in turn most of the important civil surgeoncies in the Punjab and was civil surgeon in Simla for five years. Professor of Operative Surgery, King Edward Medical College, Lahore. [BMJ] John Colin Dagnall (1927 - ) L.H.D., F.Ch.S. Podiatrist, Chiropodist, Medical historian, Author. John George Adami (1862 - 1926) F.R.S., F.R.S.E., CBE, LL.D.

$53.40

Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, Bart. K.C.B., F.R.S. Regius Professor of Medicine in the University of Oxford. A Memoir.
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Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, Bart. K.C.B., F.R.S. Regius Professor of Medicine in the University of Oxford. A Memoir.

By Atlay, J. B. [Acland, Sir Henry Wentworth]

First edition. Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1903. Octavo. viii, 507pp. Frontis., 5 further plates. Original cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Pages untrimmed. Occasional spotting, foxing to the tissue guards to the plates. Publisher's slip tipped in to fep. Corner cut from ffep. Signature to verso ffep. Sir Henry Ackland (1815 - 1900) Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford from 1857 - 1894. Radcliffe LIbrarian and the first Harveian Orator to deliver the oration in English.

$66.76

Chronicles of pharmacy. Volumes I & II.
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Chronicles of pharmacy. Volumes I & II.

By Wootton, A. C.

First edition. Macmillan and Co. London. 1910. Two volumes. Octavo. xii, 428pp; (3), 332pp. 74 illustrations. Original cloth, gilt lettering and rules to spine. Top edge gilt. Untrimmed, partially unopened. Endpapers toned. "Presentation Copy" blind stamp to lower margin of title Vol. I. No inscriptions. A bright handsome set. Garrison and Morton 2045. Alfred Charles Wootton (1866 -1909) Editor of the "Chemist and Druggist". "The art of the apothecary" from antiquity, "In the course of ages they became associated with magic, with theology, with alchemy, with crimes and conscious frauds, with the strangest fancies, and dogmas, and delusions, and with the severest science."

$53.40

Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the Year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a Short Account of the Climate, Productions, Inhabitants, and Endemial Distempers, of the Island.
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Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the Year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a Short Account of the Climate, Productions, Inhabitants, and Endemial Distempers, of the Island.

By Cleghorn, George

Fourth edition. Printed for T. Cadell and G. Robinson. London. 1779. Octavo. Lacking half-title, xxiv, 311pp. Full calf, spine relaid, original boards showing small areas of surface wear. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt lettering, blind tooling and leather label. Hinges reinforced. Occasional spotting. Medical Society of London stamp to title; 'Withdrawn By The Wellcome Library' to verso. Cleghorn, George (1716–1789), physician. Stationed in Minorca 1736-1749. The comprehensive introduction which covers the Minorquines, festivals, witchcraft and evil, climate, agriculture, wine, minerals, the natural history of the island, lists of plants and animals, together with the native names of several species, is followed by seven chapters on epidemical diseases, plus weather and Meteorological tables. ESTC N10137

$373.83

An elementary text-book of The Microscope; including a description of the methods of preparing and mounting objects, etc.
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An elementary text-book of The Microscope; including a description of the methods of preparing and mounting objects, etc.

By Griffith, J. W.

John Van Voorst. London. 1864. First edition. 8vo. v, (2), 192pp + 16pp publishers adverts bound in to rear. Hand coloured frontis., 11 further hand coloured plates. Original cloth, gilt to spine, decoratively embossed to covers. Spine faded, rubbed with wear to extremities.

$60.08