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cover of A History of Comparative Anatomy from Aristotle to the Eighteenth Century

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London,: MacMillan,, 1949.. viii, 524 pp. 8vo (15,5 x 22,5 cm.). Original publisher's cloth (top & bottom of spine discoloured; remnants of dust-jacket loosely inserted). With 198 illustrations. ¶ The classic reference. Copy with the bookplate of the bookseller John Howell.
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Le Diabète Sucré

by LEPINE, Jacques Raphaël (1840-1919)

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1909.
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Paris,: Félix Alcan,, 1909.. [iv], xv, [i], 704 ; 32 [Catalogue Alcan] pp. 8vo (16,5 x 25 cm.). Half black cloth over marbled boards, spine gilt lettered (outer edges of boards sligghtly frayed). ¶ Lépin, a studend of i.a. Charcot & Virchow is best known for his investigations in experimental medicine, including extensive research involving glycolysis and the… Read more
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cover of Ontleedkundige beschouwingen van het Menschlijk Lighaam in eenen ver gevordenden ouderdom

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Leiden,: A. & J. Honkoop,, 1804.. 126 pp. 8vo (13,5 x 22 cm.). Modern blind blue wrappers and end-papers, uncut. ¶ First edition in Dutch of the first monograph on the anatomy of the elder, originally published in 1799 (Erlangen) under the title "Anatomiae corporis humani senilis specimen". Seiler was the founder of surgical anatomy in Germany, and this… Read more
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Oeuvres Choisies. Sous la direction de Kh. Kochtoïantz. 2e Edition

by PAVLOV, Ivan Petrovich (1849-1936)

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Moscou,: Editions en Langues Etrangeres,, (n.d., ca. 1955).. 690, [ii] pp. 8vo 14 x 20,5 cm.). Original published cloth. With a portrait. Title printed in red and black. ¶ "Pavlov made perhaps the greatest contribution to our knowledge of the physiology of digestion"(G&M 1022). A selection of 60 paper, including Pavlov's authobiography.
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Oeuvres Choisies. Sous la direction de Kh. Kochtoïantz

by PAVLOV, Ivan Petrovich (1849-1936)

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1954.
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Moscou,: Editions en Langues Etrangeres,, 1954.. 679, [i] pp. 8vo 14 x 20,5 cm.). Original published cloth. With a portrait. ¶ "Pavlov made perhaps the greatest contribution to our knowledge of the physiology of digestion"(G&M 1022). A selection of 60 paper, including Pavlov's authobiography.
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cover of Leçons de Physiologie expérimentale appliquée à la Médecine, faites au Collège de France. Cours du semèstre d'hiver 1854-1855 (Leçons I-XXV)

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Paris,: J.-B. Baillière,, 1855.. viii, 512 (=516, including the added pages 504A-504D of the appendix) pp. 8vo (14 x 22 cm.). Contemporary half violet chagreen, spine with 4 raised bands, gilt lettered (some slight rubbing at bottom and top of spine); marbled end-papers. With 22 wood-engraved text illustrations. First edition, fist issue of this great classic. It contains i.a.… Read more
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cover of Dissertation de Elemento Sanguinis a quo Color ejus Ruber praecipue defendet

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Vetero - Pragae,: Udalrici Gröbl,, 1771.. 92 pp. Small 8vo (10 x 16,5 cm.). Contemporary grey wrappers (some slight imperfections), uncut. With two woodcut vignettes and one folded engraved plate. Thesis. A very rare Prague imprint of which only one other copy is recorded (the NLM's). There are several references to van Leeuwenhoek and his microscopic blood cells observations.… Read more
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cover of Histoire des expressions populaires relatives à l'anatomie, à la physiologie et à la médecine

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Paris,: Masson,, 1892.. ix, [i, blank], 348 pp. Small 8vo (12 x 19 cm.). Modern blind wrappers , uncut and partly unopened.- (Some scattered light foxing). gatherings; bookseller's label pasted on title). ** A charming work on the history of popular, folk and slang expressions in the French language, related to medicine.
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cover of Anatomie descriptive des formes humaines a l'usage des Artistes Peintres, Sculpteurs, Graveurs, Elèves et Amateurs... Le Système Ostéologique et le Système Myologique. Edition revue et Augmentée par (César-Auguste-François) Rio

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Paris,: Le Bailly,, (1886).. 48 pp. 8vo (14 x 22,5 cm.). Original printed wrappers, uncut. With 24 charming steel engraved plates. Originally published in 1845. This edition is quite rare (only a few copies in the WorldCat). -- (The plates have some scattered pencil annotation in their margins).
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cover of De Ontleedkundige plaaten van B. Eustachius, met eene Verklaring van dezelve, vervaardigd onder toezigt van wijlen den Hoogleeraar A(ndreas) BONN (1738-1818);  Met een aanprijzend voorberigt van G(erard) C(oenraad) B(ernard) SURINGAR (1802-1874), Hoogleeraar in de Ontleed- Natuur- en Heelkunde aan de Doorluchtige School, te Amsterdam

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Te Amsterdam, bij: Lodewijk van Es,, 1830.. xiii [i], [82] pp. Folio (25.5 x 40 cm.). recent 3/4 grained chesnut morocco, uncut.. With 47 plates on 38 engraved copper plates, of which 8 with partial contemporary hand colouring. The plates are re-engraved after the plates de Wandelaer made for the Albinus edition of Eustachius (1744). ¶ Very rare, being… Read more
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cover of Bootlegging Bodies. A history of body-snatching

Bootlegging Bodies. A history of body-snatching

by GUTTMACHER, Alan Frank (1898-1974)

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1935.
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Chicago,: Soc. of Med. History,, 1935.. 50 pp. 8vo (17.5 x 25.5 cm.). Original printed wrappers (slightly discoloured and a few spots; very small piece torn off from upper corner; some unobtrusive markt on the last 3 pages). ¶ Probably the first history on the subject. "Body-snatching was the bootlegging of human dead for purpose of dissection. A consideration… Read more
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cover of Beschrijving der beenderen van het menschelijk ligchaam, naar aanleiding van Blumenbach

Beschrijving der beenderen van het menschelijk ligchaam, naar aanleiding van Blumenbach

by [Blumenbach].-- VROLIK, Willem (1801-1863)

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1834.
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Amsterdam,: J. Müller & Comp.,, 1834.. viii, 222 pp. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, uncut. With one fine folded lithographed plate. The rare first Dutch edition, inspired by Blumenbach's "Geschichte und Beschreibung der Knochen des Menschlichen Kórpers" (Góttingen, 1786). Willem Vrolik ?exerted himself to enlarge and to describe the fine anatomical collection of his father Gerard, which contained, i.a., numerous… Read more
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cover of Préface d'André Vésale à ses Livres sur l'Anatomie, suivie d'une Lettre à Jean Oporinus, son imprimeur. Texte introduit, établi, traduit et annoté par Louis Bakelants

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Bruxelles,: Edition Arscia,, 1961.. 87, [vi] pp. Small 4to (18 x 23 cm.). Original printed wrappers, uncut. With a frontispiece. ¶ Finely printed with Granjon types on Zerkall Bütten by D.B.K. of Bruxelles. Latin texts with French translation and annotations. Fully indexed. Copy with editor's autograph dedication to Y. & J. Debecq.
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cover of De Morbis Vasorum Absorbentium Corporis Humani sive Dissertationis quae praemium retulit Societatis Rheno-Traiectinae anno 1794

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Frankfurt a M.,: Varrentrap & Wenner,, 1795.. xv, [i, blank], 223, [i, blank] pp. 8vo (12,5 x 21 cm.). 19th century boards, spine gilt lettered on green morcco label (partly rubbed & slightly worn; corners slightly bumped). First edition, rare. Garrison & Morton 2609.1: "Soemmerring noted an association between pipesmoking and cancer of the lip (p. 109)". PP. 183-223… Read more
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cover of Primae lineae Physiologiae in usum praelectionum Academicarum. Quarto auctae et emendatae

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Lausanne,: Apud Franc. Grasset et Socio,, 1771.. [ii], [xii], 562, [ii] pp. Small 8vo. (10.6 x 17 cm.). Contemporary full marbled calf, spine with 5 raisen band in compartments gilt decorated with fleurons and gilt lettered, edges red. With one woodcut header. The best and most complete edition, being the last published and revised by Haller himself. At the… Read more
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cover of Recherches sur le Tissu Muqueux, ou l'Organe Cellulaire, et sur quelques Maladies de la Poitrine... On y a joint une Dissertation du même Auteur, sur l'usage des Eaux de Baréges, dans les Ecrouelles

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A Paris,: Chez Pierre Franç. Didot le jeune,, 1767.. Bound with: L'Usage des Eaux de Baréges et du Mercure, pour les Ecrouelles: Ou Dissertation sur les Tumeurs scrophuleuses, Qui a remporté un Prix à l'Académie Royale de Chirurgie, en 1752. Nouvelle Edition, corrigée. A Paris, Didot, 1767. 2 works in one volume: (iv), x, (ii), 227, (iii); (iv), x,… Read more
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cover of La Voix, l'Oreille et la Musique

La Voix, l'Oreille et la Musique

by [HELMHOLTZ, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinant von. 1821-1894].-- LAUGEL, Auguste

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1867.
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Paris,: Germer Baillière,, 1867.. XII, 163, [III] PP. 12M0 (12 X 18 CM.). Original half red morocco, spine with 4 raised bands, in compartments gilt decorated and lettered, on the front side the gilt supra-libros "Ville de Paris - Collége Municipal Chaptal" (prize binding). First edition of this French vulgarization of Helmholtz' classic works (1863 & 1868) on physiological… Read more
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cover of Traité des Effets de la Musique sur le Corps Humain, ... Traduit du latin, et augmenté de Notes, par Etienne Sainte-Marie

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Paris, Chez Brunot et à: Lyon, Chez Reymann & J. Roger,, An XI (1803).. xxxviii, 352 pp. 8vo (15 x 21,5 cm.). Recent half brown chagrin (shagreen) with marbled boards, spine gilt lettered, entirely uncut "à la barbe". ¶ A very rare and interesting work, being "the first significant work on Music and Medicine. The best edition is the… Read more
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