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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

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

Distinctiveness and Memory
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Distinctiveness and Memory

USA: Oxford University Press. Hardcover. 0195169662 xiv, 476 pages. References. Author and subject indexes. "The first book to present an historical overview of distinctiveness and memory, the results of current research, and several new theories. A valuable resource for student and professional researchers in neuroscience and cognitive, developmental, and social psychology." - dust jacket. Underlining and marginalia to first 70 pages, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. . Good. 2006. First Edition.

$49.95

The Search for an Abortionist
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The Search for an Abortionist

By Lee, Nancy Howell

Chicago: Univ of Chicago Pr. Hardcover. 0226470016 207 pages. Bibliography. Index. "A study of 114 women who underwent abortions - their reasons, their reactions, and the ways in which they found this 'invisible' service. The first detailed empirical study of the whole range of factors - psychological, social, medical, financial, and legal - that affect the woman who seeks an abortion." - dust jacket. One of twenty-three books selected for inclusion on the 'Forbidden Bookshelf'. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper. Light pencil markings to first seventeen pages. Average wear to book. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound first edition copy of this suppressed title. . Good. 1969.

$750.00

Absorbine "The Antiseptic Linament" - Vintage Horse Medication Promotional Booklet
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Absorbine "The Antiseptic Linament" - Vintage Horse Medication Promotional Booklet

By W.F. Young, P.D.F.

Springfield, MA: W.F. Young, P.D.F.. Paperback. 48 page booklet measuring 6" x 3.5" with index and black and white illustrations. "A lame, sore, blemished horse can be made clean and sound with Absorbine, the antiseptic linament." - inside front cover. Provides instructions for using this product to treat a multitude of medical conditions exhbited by horses including Wind Puff, Capped Hock, Thorough-Pin, Bog Spavin, Shoe Boil, Fatty Tumors, Enlarged Glands, Puffs and Swellings. Inkstamp on front cover suggests a printing date of 1918. Includes manufacturer's return mail card. Clean and unmarked with light wear. An intriguing and well-preserved item. . Very Good. 1918. First Edition.

$99.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February (Feb.) 15, 1952 - Physicist Dr. Harold Johns Treats Cancer with Radiation
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February (Feb.) 15, 1952 - Physicist Dr. Harold Johns Treats Cancer with Radiation

By Hutton, Eric; Mitchell, W.O.; Walsh, Thomas; Smith, Ronald R.

Toronto, Ontario: Maclean-Hunter. Single Issue Magazine. 64 pages. Features: Nice cover art shows older sister being taken on big date while younger sister looks on wistfully from the staircase; Colour-photo ad for Frigidaire ranges inside front cover; Vintage ad for Allis-Chalmers excavating equipment; Editorial - What is the Right to Strike?; My Christmas in Sing Sing - Beverley Baxter writes from New York; Jane Russell is featured in Jergen's Lotion ad; B.C. Coalition Commits Suicide - report on B.C. politics by Blair Fraser; The Atom Bomb that saves lives - Dr. Harold Johns designed a cobalt-bomb machine to treat cancer patients (radiation treatment) - article with photos; A Butcher Talks Back - Len Edwards explains why meat prices are so high; The Riddle of Louis Riel, by W.O. Mitchell - part 2 of 2 - illustrated; Philippe Takes the Count - story by Ronald R. Smith, illustrated by Barling Ville; What Kind of Canadians are we Getting? - our most adaptable settler, the British family man, finds it hardest to get in - article with photos; Wild Animals I Have Known... Slightly - humour by Rober Thomas Allen, illustrated by Duncan MacPherson; Fredericton - The Aristocrat under the Elms - feature article with photos of this New Brunswick city; How to Miss the Mobs - article cartoon illustrated by Peter Whalley; Full-page army recruiting ad; 1952 Dodge Coronet ad; Lovely full-page colour Coke ad shows mom taking tray of bottles to kids watching TV; 1952 Plymouth ad; Colour LaZboy ad; The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment) are honoured in a colour ad for O'Keefe's Brewing Company. Please note: missing pages 29-30 (we believe these contained ads) and pages 45-46 which appear to have contained the end of the Riel article. Clipping from ad on page 47. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1952. First Edition.

$199.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 July, 1949 - Edmonton / Mao Tze-tung
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 July, 1949 - Edmonton / Mao Tze-tung

By Callwood, June; Pfeiffer, John E.; Bedford, John; Wuorio, Eva-Lis; Berton, Pierre; Israels II, Josef; Lieberman, Henry R.; Shaftel, George A.; Rutt, Edwin; al, et

Toronto: Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers. Single Issue Magazine. 56 pages. Features: Cover illustration of oxen pulling timbers at the Lunenberg Shipyard; What Happened in the Bismarck - One of the few German survivors, Helmut Keune, tells what happened when his ship was sunk after it sunk the Hood; Ordeal (fiction); Blind Date With Fate - side-street swamis/fortune-tellers; New Hope for Arthritic Cripples - Dr. Edward C. Kendall of the Mayo clinic and his new drug, an extract from the adrenal glands; Doesn't Anybody Like Kids? - angry father accuses adults of making this world unfit for happy youngsters; They Live Next Door to the Russians - tiny Finland sticks to her own fierce brand of freedom; Edmonton - A Boom at the Crossroads; Leading Lawyer Margaret Hyndman; After Twenty Years Guy Lombardo is still Tops; Sailer's Son (fiction); China's Red Ruler - photo-illustrated article on Mao Tze-tung; Dow Brewery ad highlights Fred Ryan of Toronto who halted a runaway train; Nice colour Massey-Harris ad shows tractor on African peanut plantation; O'Keefe's ad features nice colour illustration of bazaar by Rex Woods; Nice colour vintage Coke ad on back cover features picnic scene; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy. . Good. 1949. First Edition.

$299.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 August (Aug.), 1949 - The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company / Hong Kong Gold Smuggling
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 August (Aug.), 1949 - The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company / Hong Kong Gold Smuggling

By Gardner, Ray; Katz, Sidney; Anglin, Gerald; Elliott, Robert; Costello, William; Bannerman, James; Holliday, Kate; Hoogstraten, Vinia; Perowne, Barry; Duncan, Thomas; al, et

Toronto: Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers. Single Issue Magazine. 56 pages. Features: Great cover illustration of steam shovel; Beads to Billions - The Story of the H.B.C.; Cloak and Dagger Marriage (fiction); How Toronto's Evening Papers Slanted the Election News; The Joey Smallwood Saga; How to Brew Good Coffee; Hong Kong - The Port of Bloodstained Gold - article with great photos; The Man Who Wouldn't Tell (fiction); The Amazing Mechanical Kidney - Doctor Gordon Murray; Gullible's Travels - James Fitzpatrick creates MGM's "Travel Talks"; and more. Front cover missing piece from top corner and secured with archival tape. Back cover missing. Unmarked with above-average wear. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1949. First Edition.

$299.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 February (Feb.) 1949 - Gangway for Winston Churchill / Margerine / Lady Doctors at Women's College Hospital
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 February (Feb.) 1949 - Gangway for Winston Churchill / Margerine / Lady Doctors at Women's College Hospital

By Power, Hon. C.G.; Gardner, Ray; LeCocq, Thelma; Hamilton, Frank; Symons, John J.; Harris, J.N.; al, et

Toronto: Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers. Single Issue Magazine. 52 pages. Features: Great cover illustration by Franklin Arbuckle of Penalty box scene at the Montreal Forum with Rocket Richard of the Canadiens glaring at a Toronto Maple Leaf, with formally-dressed crowd in background; Nice colour ad for International trucks inside front cover features Truck Roadeo champions John A. Welsh, Eugene S. Riddell, Norman J. Tomlinson, Douglas R. Chalmers, and Bernard E. Jones; One-page Maclean-Hunter ad proudly announces their new North Yonge St. printing plant in Toronto; Editoria complains that the Canadian Medical Association and various provincial association refuse to license DP (Displaced Persons / immigrant) doctors to practice in Canada; Wanted - A Ceiling on Election Spending; Do Whistling Wovles Bite? - article considers if lamppost Lotharios are a menace or merely amusing; Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair (fiction); Gangway for a Warhorse - Winston Churchill seeks to belt Attlee off his throne in the next election; Margerine - Bread's Other Spread; The Doctors Wear Skirts - ladies stand on their rights at Women's College Hospital in Toronto; Article on Sharks; Mazo de la Roche - Canadian creator of the Jalna Whiteoaks; Forbes Radford - Gentleman; They're in the Chips - the carvers of St. Jean Port Joli - photo-illustrated article; Gerhard William Kennedy - Sporty Clothier; One-page recruiting ad for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN); and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1949. First Edition.

$299.95

A Very Good Inning: A Biography of G.L. Cooke, M.D.
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A Very Good Inning: A Biography of G.L. Cooke, M.D.

By Blair, W.R.N.

Cornwall, Ontario: Creative Concepts. Paperback. B004UWQ116 121 pages. Reference list. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Printed upon glossy stock. A tribute to G.L. Cooke, M.D., a pioneer family physician who has served Lloydminster, Alberta, Alberta/Saskatchewan since 1912. Contents clean and unmarked. Above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1980. First Edition.

$99.95

Mission's Living Memorials
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Mission's Living Memorials

By ROBERTSON, Betty; MARCELLUS, Catherine; DANDY, Betty

Canada: Friesen Printers. Hardcover. 1550562053 Signed by all three authors without inscription upon front free endpaper. xii, 218 pages. Footnotes, list of references cited and index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Presents the history of Mission Memorial Hospital in Mission, B.C. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. . Fine. 1992. First Edition.

$99.95

Surgical Pathology of Diffuse Infiltrative Lung Disease
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Surgical Pathology of Diffuse Infiltrative Lung Disease

By Flint, Andrew; Colby, Thomas V.

USA: Grune & Stratton. Hardcover. 0808918672 234 pages. Index. "Provides an up-to-date guide to the evaluation of lung biopsies obtained from patients with diffuse infiltrative lung disease." Includes over 200 photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Doctor's inkstamp to endpapers and text edges otherwise clean, bright, tight and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1987. First Edition.

$59.95

Surgeon with the Kaiser's army
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Surgeon with the Kaiser's army

By Westman, Stephen Kurt

London: Kimber. Hardcover. 0718300211 185 pages. "With his firs-hand experience of the horrors of trench warfare, the author writes with deep compassion for the lot of the ordinary soldier on both sides caught up on a war he did not understand. Conveys not only what it was like to take part, but the utter uselessness and waste of this 'war to end war'." - from dust jacket. Bits of writing upon front endpaper, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Average wear to dust jacket. A sound copy. . Good. 1968. First Edition.

$49.95

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

Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities
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Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities

By Hoppenfeld, Stanley

USA: Prentice Hall. Hardcover. 0838578535 276 pages. Black and white illustrations. Clean and unmarked with light wear. First blank page neatly removed. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1986. Reprint.

$49.95

The Ship Captain's Medical Guide - 1946
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The Ship Captain's Medical Guide - 1946

By Transport, Ministry of War

London: Ministry of War Transport. Hardcover. 225 pages. Index. List of illustrations. Printed on glossy stock. Black and white photographic plates. Small bookseller's sticker inside front board. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Minor lean to spine. A sound copy. . Good. 1946. First Edition.

$89.95

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

The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 21, 1954: Our Daughter Had Polio / They Hit Red China Where it Hurt
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The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 21, 1954: Our Daughter Had Polio / They Hit Red China Where it Hurt

By Reiten, Grace; Jarman, Rufus; Whiting, A.; Carter, Hodding; Yoder, Robert; Lyons, L.; al, Et

USA: Curtis Publishing Company. Paperback. 116 pages. Features: Great Rockwell cover illustration of excavator attempting to dig up kid's baseball field in a vacant lot; Our daughter had polio - Kay Reiten had to be treated in an iron lung; Don't sneer at the catfish - great article on the popular catfish with photo of Leon Bishop and Carl Yarbrough holding huge catfish they hauled out of the Tallahatchie River, near Abbeville, MS, with their bare hands; They Hit Red China Where it Hurt - over 4,000 Chinese Communists surrendered in Korea, allowing them a chance to explain why they swallowed Communism, and how Mao's tyranny can be defeated; The Republicans Muffed the Ball in Dixie - where are the Eisenhower voters now?; TV's Shoestring Surprise - The Johns Hopkins Science Review has rung up one of TV's longest hit runs; Colony of the Outcast Kings - color-photo feature of Estoril, Portugal, now a swanky resort; Never Marry an Actress - they may be delightful on stage, but around the house they're vain, insincere, and obsessed with themselves. Fiction: Shackles for the Groom; The Sitting Duck; The Seeds of Hate; The Hard-Luck Type; The Mask of Alexander (part 2 of 6); Invitation to Murder (part 6 of 8). Ads: Elegant one-page color-photo ad for Packard cars; Nice color-photo ad for a cream-colored Cadillac convertible; Two-page ad for Du Pont's nylon for truck tires features photos of Leonard Bisgrove of Red Star Express in Auburn, NY, and Edward Benkert of Fairmount Foundry in Philadelphia; Gorgeous color-photo ad for the 1954 Chrysler New Yorker De Luxe Newport (blue); Champion Spark Plug ad features photo and endorsement by racer Jim Kimberly; Nice two-page color ad for the Scenicruiser by Greyhound bus lines; Nice color Chevrolet ad features an off-white Bel Air Convertible plus an inset color photo of a Corvette convertible, "First of the Dream Cars to Come True!"; Fascinating one-page photo ad by the Pan-American Coffee Bureau of a trucker enjoying a 'Coffee-break', suggesting this campaign may have introduced this term now used throughout North America; Prest-O-Lite battery ad features photo of footballer Doak Walker of the Detroit Lions; Sweet half-page vintage color ad for Dairy Queen Malts and Shakes; Color ad for the Northern Pacific Railway's Vista Dome/North Coast Limited service; Back page Camel cigarette ad features photos of John W. Fincher of Cairo, GA, A.R. Schneidewind of Upper Montclair, NJ, Mrs. B. Collins Edgar of Lookout Mountain, TN, W.C. Fowler of Dallas, TX, J. Russell Fraser of Detroit, Mrs. Katharine B. Coelsch of The Dalles, OR, and Evelyn Terjesen of New York City. Above-average wear. Unmarked. A worthy reference copy of this great vintage issue. . Fair. 1954. First Edition.

$199.95

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning in British Columbia
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Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning in British Columbia

By Quayle, D.B

Ottawa: Fisheries Research Board of Canada. Paperback. B002EO8G5Q 68 pages. References. Tables. Graph. Map. Colour photo of bloom of Noctiluca scintillans in Dixon Entrance. Chapters include: Shellfish Poisoning; Assay Procedure; Chemistry of P.S.P.; History; Specific Occurences in British Columbia; Ecology; Forecasting; Detoxification; Control Measures; and more. Printed upon glossy stock. Average wear. Unmarked. Bit of price sticker remnant upon front cover. A sound copy of this excellent reference. . Good. 1969. First Edition.

$149.95

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