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Culpepper's Complete Herbal, and English Physician...
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Culpepper's Complete Herbal, and English Physician...

By Culpepper, Nicholas

Barcelona, Spain: Harvey Sales. Hardcover. B000JNKY04 240 pages. Index. Colour illustrations. Facsimile reprint of the 1826 first edition. "Wherein several hundred herbs, with a display of their medicinal and occult properties, are physically applied to the cure of all disorders incident to mankind, to which are added rules for compounding medicines, and upwards of fifty choice receipts, selected from the author's last legacies; forming a complete family dispensatory, and system of physic." - subtitle. Dust jacket not included. Small address label atop front free endpaper. Modest amount of markings to contents. Moderate wear to chocolate brown boards. Binding tight. A quality copy. . Good. 1981. Facsimile Reprint.

$199.95

Herbology - Materia Medica
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Herbology - Materia Medica

By International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Vancouver, B.C.: International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Plastic Comb. [18], 744 pages. Text in English. Undated - perhaps circa 2000? Begins with an 18-page alphabetical list of herbs. Balance of book provides detailed information about each of these herbs. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this expansive reference. . Very Good. 2000. First Edition.

$199.95

Saccharine Disease: The Master Disease of Our Time
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Saccharine Disease: The Master Disease of Our Time

By Cleave, Thomas L.

USA: Keats Publishing. Paperback. 0879831170 200 pages. Index. "Presents devastating conclusions. No one interested in his/her own health can afford to ignore them." - back cover. Faint pencil erasure inside front cover otherwise unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound reading copy. . Fair. 1975. Reprint.

$199.95

The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher Containing his Complete Masterpeice, and Family Physician; his Experienced Midwife, his Book of Problems and his Remarks on Physiognomy.
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The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher Containing his Complete Masterpeice, and Family Physician; his Experienced Midwife, his Book of Problems and his Remarks on Physiognomy.

By Aristotle

London: Clifton, Chambers & Co.. Hardcover. B019EFF8M6 This undated edition was published by L. Rene in London, probably in the late 1890s. "Complete Edition, with engravings." - title page. Colour plates. A fascinating nostalgic presentation of the birds and the bees, and the development of the child from conception to birth, and beyond. "Erection is chiefly caused by scuraum, eringoes, cresses, crysmon, parsnips, artichokes, turnips, asparagus, candied ginger, acorns bruised to powder and drank in muscadel, scallion, sea sheel fish, etc... The act of coition being over, let the woman repose herself on her right side, with her head lying low..." - p.10. Hinges open. Some plates loose but present. Above-average but not excessive wear. Tiny binder's tag inside back board, otherwise unmarked. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1898. Reprint.

$249.95

Healing: The Divine Art
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Healing: The Divine Art

By Hall, Manly Palmer

Los Angeles: Philosophical Research Society. Hardcover. 341 pages. Part I - The Historical Road to the Metaphysics of Medicine. Part II - The Philosophy of Healing. "Provides in one volume a wide variety of evidence bearing on the theory and practice of Metaphysical Medicine. Points out certain broad and invariable principles that bear upon the practitioner and his/her practice. I have tried to tell something of the simple and eternal truth of health, as it has been taught by the wise of all ages." - Preface. Small vintage bookseller's sticker inside front board. Light pencil markings to contents, with ink writing on one page. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's brown cloth. Binding sound. A worthy copy of this interesting and informative work. . Fair. 1950. Third Revised Edition.

$69.95

Safe Counsel or Practical Eugenics, To Which Has Been Added The Story of Life
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Safe Counsel or Practical Eugenics, To Which Has Been Added The Story of Life

By Jefferis, B.G.; Nichols, J.L.; Davis, Ozora S.; Drake, Dr. Emma F.A.; Nichols, J.L.

Naperville, Illinois, U.S.A.: J.L. Nichols & Co.. Hardcover. 512 pages. Glossary. Index. Black and white illustrations in text. "Many of the wrecks of humanity which fill our public institutions owe their pitiful condition to the terrible exaggerations, the downright falsehoods, and the shameful sex thrills which pervade the so-called literature of the day. If, therefore, this book serves to wipe out some medieval bigotry, to disperse some entangling misunderstandings, and to increase to some extent, at least, the happiness of the human race, its purpose shall have been splendidly fulfilled." - Preface. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. One of the more intriguing titles we have handled. Something to please, offend or humor most folks on almost every page! . Good. 1926. Thirty-Eighth Edition.

$79.95

Deadly Duo: Tobacco and Convenience Foods: The Other Susbstance Abuse Epidemics Afflicting the First Nations and Inuit of Canada
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Deadly Duo: Tobacco and Convenience Foods: The Other Susbstance Abuse Epidemics Afflicting the First Nations and Inuit of Canada

By Thatcher, Richard William

Canada: National Natives Addictions Partnership Foundations. Paperback. 096892610X 180 pages. Reference List. Index. "As with all successful human group survival strategies, borrowing on the wisdom of the past in conjunction with a robust willingness to adapt and create new solutions will again be essential to effectively tackling the problems described in this book." - from page 2. Clean with light wear and minimal markings/highlights. A quality copy. . Very Good. 2001. First Edition.

$39.95

Healthy Choices Cookbook - Delicious Natural Food to Help Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer
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Healthy Choices Cookbook - Delicious Natural Food to Help Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer

By Brake, June; Johston, Cameron

Canada: June Brake. Plastic Comb. 104 pages. "Low cholesterol, low fat, low sugar, low salt, low cost." - from front cover. Prepared in co-operation with The Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1990. Revised.

$99.95

Inland Architect, Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), February (Feb.) 1974 - New Life for Downtown Peoria
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Inland Architect, Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), February (Feb.) 1974 - New Life for Downtown Peoria

By Miller, Nory; Leposky, George

USA: American Institute of Architects (AIA), Chicago Chapter. Paperback. 26 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Peoria says it's time to redo the '60s - the Demetriou plan for downtown; Skill and Caring - The Art of Richard Nickel; The Chicago School - on tour in Europe; Light researcher John Nash Ott - There's more to light than meets the eye - glass in architecture; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1974. First Edition.

$199.95

Autology, study thyself;: And autopathy, cure thyself,
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Autology, study thyself;: And autopathy, cure thyself,

By Moras, E. R

Highland Park, Illinois. Leather. B0006AIV5U 295 pages. "Cell-Matter is the only Cure-Matter - Mind is not Cell-Matter, therefore, Mind does not cure Matter. As Time and Space are mere conveniences of Cosmic Matter, so Mind and Thought are mere incidences of Cell-Matter." - from forward to first edition in 1903. The author was unseccessful in convincing his 'rutty' medical colleagues to accept his theory so took it directly to the public in this book. Tissue-protected sepia-tone frontispiece portrait of author. Suede exterior adorned with gilt. Unmarked. Average external wear with a half-inch of loss to bottom of backstrip. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this interesting alternative medical theory. . Good. 1912. Eighth Edition.

$199.95

Iridology: The Science and Practice in the Healing Arts, Vol. 2
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Iridology: The Science and Practice in the Healing Arts, Vol. 2

By Jensen, Bernard

USA: Bernard Jensen Intl. Hardcover. 0960836063 (xxvi), 580 pages. Profusely illustrated with high-resolution color photos. Four foldout illustrations. "It is possible, through an iridology analysis, to discern the location of a problem and then, following proper nutrition, the chemical and structural changes in the body will be visually apparent in the iris. This process provides a necessary guide and method to the practitioner to help improve the patient's condition and to better monitor the patient's progress. Above all, it provides a perspective through which a correlation of all the drugless arts may be achieved, emphasizing not the treatment of a disease but the care of the patient." - from author's prefatory note. Average wear. Binding intact. Moderate quantity of markings and high-lighting to contents. A sound copy of this treasured reference. . Good. 1982. First Edition.

$650.00

(McFayden) Vegetable Cook Book (Cookbook)
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(McFayden) Vegetable Cook Book (Cookbook)

By Middleton, Katharine

Winnipeg: McFayden Seed Co. Ltd.. Paperback. B004VZVBVM 40 pages. "Once recognized as valuable additions to tasty menus and adequate nutrition when properly prepared, vegetables will bid fair to outsine other food features. So, comes this little book to you. May it be your guide and philosopher in the preparation of the produce of your vegetable garden or market basket. Read it, cherish it - and follow it closely." - from Introduction. Printed upon orange paper. Illustrated in black and white. Above-average wear and soiling. Few pencil notes in pickling section. A worthy copy of this vintage WWII-era Canadian cookbook. . Fair. 1941. First Edition.

$149.95

Where did we come from, mother dear?
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Where did we come from, mother dear?

By Tyrer, Alfred Henry

Toronto: Marriage welfare bureau. Hardcover. B007Q9597M 46 pages. Illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Charming 1930s explanation of the 'birds and the bees". "This little book is the answer to this most important question which all children ask sooner or later. A child's welfare and happiness throughout life may depend on the way in which its questions are answered. Most parents find difficulty in presenting the true answer. This little book is to help them in their great responsibility." - from title page. Chapters include: Fathers and Mothers, Babies and Love, Love Among Flowers, How Baby Fish Come Into the World, About Eggs, How Baby Birds Come, How Kittens and Puppies and other Babies Come, About Human Babies. Pencil gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1939. First Edition.

$99.95

The Magic Anatomy Book
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The Magic Anatomy Book

By Donner, Carol

New York: W H Freeman & Co. Hardcover. 0716717158 149 pages. Glossary. Colour illustrations on almost every page. This much-loved title relates the adventures of two children as they journey through the human body and learn about its structure. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper. Somewhat above-average wear and front panel patch to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Light wear to book. A sound copy. . Very Good. 1986. First Edition.

$295.00

Eat Yourself Slim
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Eat Yourself Slim

By Montignac, Michel

Canada: Michel-Ange Publishimg. Paperback. 0968402909 228 pages. "The Montignac Method has taught people how to eat healthier while at the same time lose and maintain their ideal weight." - from back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. Related news clippings neatly taped inside back cover. A sound copy . Good. 1999. Reprint.

$49.95

Diet and Cook Book (Cookbook)
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Diet and Cook Book (Cookbook)

By Finkel, Dr. Harry

USA: The Society for Public Health Education. Hardcover. "A vegetarian cook book including recipes and menus that aid in the recovery of every disease." - from title page. "Provides information on foods fit to eat and how to prepare and combine them so they will enable you to regain and maintain your health." - from page 4. 285 pages plus two curious pages of ads at back which appear to have been sealed together by the printer. We say this because the publisher's address on the title page and back board have been stroked out, suggesting some manner of publishing change or dispute after printing. Updated price faintly handwritten on back board. Attractive color-illustrated front board. Moderate wear. Mild age-toning to contents. Binding tight and square. A sound and attractive copy of this vintage health guide. . Very Good. 1925. Second Edition.

$149.95

A Guide to Homoeopathic (Homeopathic) Practice; Designed for the Use of Families and Private Individuals
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A Guide to Homoeopathic (Homeopathic) Practice; Designed for the Use of Families and Private Individuals

By Johnson, I.D.

Philadelphia: F.E. Boericke, Hahnemann Publishing House / Boericke & Tafel. Hardcover. First Edition. xv, [16]-494 pp. 22.5cm x 16cm. Index. Dr. Johnson was a graduate of the Homoeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania, Member of the American Institute of Homoeopathy, and author of 'Johnson's Therapeutic Key'. Bevelled brown cloth-covered boards decorated in black and gilt. Above-average wear. Front hinge half open. Back hinge open. Binding tender. Child's neat practice writing pencilled on front and back of first blank leaf. A worthy copy of this early comprehensive homoeopathic work. (Hoolihan S-646) . Fair. 1879. First Edition.

$950.00

Exercise and Health - Outing Handbooks
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Exercise and Health - Outing Handbooks

By Hutchinson M.D., Woods

New York: Outing Publishing Company. Hardcover. 156 + 8 pages of ads. "Exercise in primitive times was the price of life. It was only after we had learned to live by our wits, and exercise became a luxury, that it began to run into fads." - from page 7. Chapters include: Errors in Exercise; Athletics and the Heart; Muscle Maketh Man; Occupation and Exercise; The Real Danger of Athletics; Exercise that Rests. Handsomely decorated light green front board and backstrip. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Slight lean to spine. Binding tight. A pleasing copy of this attractive vintage exercise guide. . Good. 1911. First Edition.

$250.00

Strength and Health Magazine, February (Feb.) 1938, Volume 6, Number 3 - Sex Relations and Health
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Strength and Health Magazine, February (Feb.) 1938, Volume 6, Number 3 - Sex Relations and Health

By Venables, Gordon; Downing, D.A.; Hoffman, Bob; Grimek, John; Tilney, F.; Mitchell, Bob; Jones, R.L.; Bullock, W.

York, Pennsylvania: Strength and Health Publishing Company. Paperback. 50 pages. Features: Cover photo of George Kiehl; Title page photo of James M. Hafey; The Emperor Giant - Severus; Incredible but True - the brain can still function after incredible injury; What You Should Know About the Body - blood flow and the major blood vessels; Some of the Best Exercises Without Apparatus - with photos of John Grimek; ; An Ideal - And Then Success - Feature article on cover subject George Kiehl; Making Marriage Successful - article with photos of Barton Hovarth, Bill Vanselow, Bob Harley and Orville Wertz-Baugher; A Woman's Life is a Real Beauty Contest - with fantastic double-page photo of female contestants in the "Inter City Beauties - Showmen's Variety Jubilee, Steel Pier" at Atlantic City, Sept 6-12, 1937; Why You Should Maintain a Tranquil Mind; Louis Abele - Latest Strength Sensation; Favorite Exercises of Champions - article with photos of Dave Mayor, Dick Bachtell, Tony Terlazzo, Elmer Farnham, Johnny Terpak, Walter Good, Weldon Bullock, Eddie Harrison and Wally Zagurski; How Strong was Abraham Lincoln?; More About Sex Relations and Health - with photos of Emile Mogyrosky, George Hackenschmidt, Stanislaus Zbysko, John Grun Marx, Otto Arco and Adrien Deriaz; and more. Nice ads for the York Barbell Co. (two in color) and the Perfect Voice Institute. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy of this great issue. . Good. 1938. First Edition.

$149.95

A Cancer Therapy: Results of Fifty Cases
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A Cancer Therapy: Results of Fifty Cases

By Gerson, Max

Bonita, CA, U.S.A.: Gerson Institute. Paperback. 0939236001 432 pages including index. Black and white illustrations. A summary of 30 years of clinical experimentation. "I see in Dr. Gerson one of the most eminent geniuses in medical history." - Prof. Dr. Albert Schweitzer. Unmarked. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear. A sound copy of this vital work . Fair. 1986. Reprint.

$49.95

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