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Source Book of Medical History

by Clendening, Logan

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Scraps of American History
Published
1942
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$50.00

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New York: Paul B. Hoeber, Inc., 1942. First edition thus. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 685 pages, with index. A vast collection of medical writings from the time of early Egyptian civilization to the 20th Century. Green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, blindstamped titles on front cover. Some spotting of cover with a little fading, some edge wear,… Read more
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North Carolina Medical Journal, Volume 8, January - December, 1947

by Johnson, Wingate M. and others, Editorial Board

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Scraps of American History
Published
1947
Condition
Good
Edition
Probable First Edition
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$40.00

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina: The Medical Society of the State of North Carolina, 1947. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 806 pages with index, illustrated with charts, diagrams and black and white photographs. Bound copies of the journal for the year 1947. Black cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, former owner's name imprinted in gilt on front cover,… Read more
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Surgery, Its Principles and Practice, Volume IV

by Keen, William Williams, and John Chalmers DaCosta, Editors

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Scraps of American History
Published
1919
Condition
Fair
Edition
Later printing
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$40.00

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Philadelphia: W. B Saunders Company, 1919. Later printing. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 1194 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Also Known as Keen's Surgery, this volume covers Intestines, Rectum, Hernia, Genito-Urinary Organs, Eye-Ear. Military,Naval, Tropical Surgery. Red cloth binding with gilt titles and bands on spine. Cover heavily spotted, edge worn, corners and… Read more
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Classic Descriptions of Disease

by Major, Ralph H., M. D.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1939
Condition
Good
Edition
Second edition
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$40.00

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Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1939. Second edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 727 pages with index, illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Covers infectious diseases, metabolism diseases, diseases of the circulatory system, blood, kidneys, allergies and diseases caused by deficiencies, mostly described by classical authors. Burgundy cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Gilt faded some slight… Read more
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Plane and Solid Geometry

by Milne, William J.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1899
Condition
Fair
Edition
Not stated
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$22.00

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New York: American Book Company, 1899. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 384 pages. A different approach to teaching geometry. Quarter leather over brown cloth boards, gilt titles on spine, imprinted titles on front cover. Heavy chipping and cracking of spine leather, gilt still bright, back cover a bit scuffed, some edge wear, corners bumped, former owner's name "Edw.… Read more
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The Travels of Birds

by Chapman, Frank M.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1916
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
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$12.00

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New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1916. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 160 pages with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and maps. A study of bird migration written by "The Bird's Historian." Yellow illustrated cloth binding with red titles on front cover and black titltes on spine. Cover darkened and a bit soiled, some… Read more
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Locomotive Appliances

by Kirkman, Marshall Monroe

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Scraps of American History
Published
1903
Condition
Good
Edition
Probable First Edition
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$25.00

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New York and Chicago: The World Railway Publishing Company, 1903. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 499 pages with index plus advertising, illustrated with numerous drawings and one fold-out diagram of a locomotive. Brown boards with half leather, gilt titles and bands on spine, marbled page edges. Some wear and scratching of leather, corners and spine ends bumped,… Read more
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Building and Repairing Railways,

by Kirkman, Marshall M.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1903
Condition
Good
Edition
Probable First Edition
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$45.00

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New York and Chicago: World Railway Publishing Company, 1903. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 669 pages with index plus advertising, illustrated with numerous drawings. A supplement to Kirkman's twelve volume master work. Green boards with half leather, gilt titles and bands on spine, marbled page edges. Some wear and scratching of leather, corners and spine ends bumped,… Read more
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Blondes and Brunets

by Blackford, Katherine M. H., edited by Arthur Newcomb

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Scraps of American History
Published
1916
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$15.00

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New York: The Review of Reviews Company, 1916. First edition thus. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 54 pages. Written by the creator of a science that claimed to determine the character of a person by observing his physical and mental qualities. Green cloth binding with brown titles and decorations on front cover and spine. Spine faded and darkened, some edge… Read more
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The Social Contract

by Ardrey, Robert

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Scraps of American History
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition, as stated
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$10.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1970. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/fair. Ardrey, Berdine. 405 pages, indexed with black and white illustrations. The controversial author with a thesis that challenges the concept that all men are created equal. Handsome brown cloth binding with author's name imprinted in gold on front cover and gold titles and blue bands… Read more
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Male Sexual Performance

by Julty, Sam

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Scraps of American History
Published
1975
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition, as stated
ISBN
9780448116051
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$12.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1975. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good +/Good. 353 pages. Ex-library. A candid and open book about impotence in men, with interview with men that have dealt with the problem and with women and doctors. Red cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Dust jacket is fastened to book, but cover looks to… Read more
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After a Hundred Years

by Stefferud, Alfred, Editor

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Scraps of American History
Published
1962
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Good
Edition
First edition
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$10.00

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Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 688 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and charts. Foreword by Orville L. Freeman, Secretary of Agriculture. Title refers to the 100 year existence of the Department of Agriculture. Quarter blue cloth over decorative boards, tan titles on spine, illustrated end… Read more
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1904 Handbook of Gasoline Cars

by Purdy, Ken

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Scraps of American History
Published
1969
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
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$10.00

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Chelsea House Publishers, 1969. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 83 pages, printed mostly on one side, with black and white illustrations of early automobiles and descriptions in two-color red and white. Red cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, red end papers. Cover darkened, spotted and scratches, some edge wear, gilt faded, corners and spine… Read more
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Our Sex Life

by Kahn, Fritz; Translated from the German into English by George Rosen

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Scraps of American History
Published
1947
Condition
Good +
Edition
Second edition, revised
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$11.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. Second edition, revised. Hardcover. Good +/good. 459 pages, illustrated with black and white and color plates. Translated by George Rosen. A complete sex manual, covering everything up to diseases and reflecting the morals and attitudes of a changing world. Maroon cloth binding with gilt titles and bands on front cover… Read more
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The Modern Steam Car and Its Background

by Derr, Thomas S.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1934
Condition
Good
Edition
Revised
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$12.00

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Los Angeles, California: Floyd Clymer, 1934. Revised. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 148 pages with advertisements, plus blank memo pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. Written in 1932 and revised in 1934, this history of steam powered vehicles is supplemented by an article on Historical Steam Cars by Floyd Clymer. Bright yellow illustrated wraps with black… Read more
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A Treatise on the Differential and Integral Calculus,

by Courtenay, Edward H.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1857
Condition
Fair
Edition
Early printing
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$50.00

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New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1857. Early printing. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 501 pages, illustrated with formulas and figures. Written by a professor of mathematics in the University of Virginia, copyright 1855, and published after his death in 1853. Quarter leather over brown textured cloth binding with blindstamped designs in front and back covers and gilt titles… Read more
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What Arithmetic Shall We Teach?

by Wilson, Guy Mitchell

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Scraps of American History
Published
1926
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
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$14.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 149 pages with bibliography. Exploring new methods of teaching mathematics in schools. Brown cloth binding with blindstamped titles and embossed decoration in front cover and gilt titles on spine. Spotting of cover, light edge wear, corners and spine ends a little bumped, gilt bright, end papers a little… Read more
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A Short Guide for the Rational Treatment of children, In Health and Disease, By Water

by Schieferdecker, C. C.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1852
Condition
Good +
Edition
Early printing
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$95.00

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Philadelphia: J. W. Moore, 1852. Early printing. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 299 pages, plus publisher's advertising. Treatment of a number of children's diseases with a treatment the author called Hydriatics. Brown boards with blindstamped and pebbled decoration on front and back cover, gilt titles and blindstamped bands on spine, yellow end papers. Some spotting of cover, edge wear,… Read more
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Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture 1909

by Arnold, Jos A., Editor

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Scraps of American History
Published
1910
Condition
Good
Edition
First printing
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$15.00

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1910. First printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 652 pages with index, illustrated with beautiful color plates and black and white plates and charts. Excellent articles about agriculture in the early 20th century. Blue cloth binding with blindstamped emblem on front cover, silver titles on spine, green marbled end papers. Some wear to cover with… Read more
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Wood: Colors and Kinds

by Kukachka, B. Francis, Douglas A. Zischke and Frederick A. Strenge

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Scraps of American History
Published
1956
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition
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$10.00

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Washington DC: United States Department of Agriculture, 1956. First edition. Vintage paperback. Good +/No jacket. Russell, Roger B. and Donovan R. Every. 36 pages, illustrated with color plates. Identification of American hardwoods and softwoods. Tan illustrated wraps with brown titles on front cover, two staple binding. Former owner's name in red on front cover, old price stamp on… Read more
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