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image of SLEEPING BEAUTY II : GRIEF, BEREAVEMENT AND THE FAMILY IN MEMORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY : AMERICAN & EUROPEAN TRADITIONS

SLEEPING BEAUTY II : GRIEF, BEREAVEMENT AND THE FAMILY IN MEMORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY : AMERICAN & EUROPEAN TRADITIONS

by Burns, Stanley B., with Elizabeth A. Burns

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Published
2002
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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New York: Burns Archive Press, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Folio. [186] pp., including numerous black-and-white and color photographic illustrations. In English and French. Black cloth, stamped in silver, in matching black dust jacket. Signed by Stanley B. Burns on the title page and inscribed to Johnny Fox and Valeria Duarte on facing page, "Presented To… Read more
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image of THE COMING MEDICAL MAN; AN ANNIVERSARY DISCOURSE BEFORE THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, DECEMBER 8, 1874

THE COMING MEDICAL MAN; AN ANNIVERSARY DISCOURSE BEFORE THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, DECEMBER 8, 1874

by Roosa, D. B. St. John

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Published
1874
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1874. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 26 pp. Original pictorial wrappers, stitched. Purple inkstamp of the Purple Collection on front wrapper. One-inch cosed tear at head of front wrapper, early tidestains and toning throughout, else very good. Uncommon treatise on medical education and certification. Daniel Bennett St. John Roosa (1838-1908) was a prominent… Read more
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image of ROBERT NESBITTS OSTEOGENIE ODER ABHANDLUNG VON ERZEUGUNG DER KNOCHEN IM MENSCHLICHEN KÖRPER IN ZWEEN VORLESUNGEN ERKLÄRT, DIE AUF DEM ANATOMISCHEN THEATER DER WUNDÄRZTE IN LONDON DEN ERSTEN UND ANDERN DES HEUMONATS, IM JAHR 1731. GEHALTEN WORDEN . . .

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Altenburg: Paul Emanuel Richters, 1753. First German-language edition. Hardcover. Good. Quarto. [8],xxviii,[4],104 pp. plus six folding plates. In German. Contemporary three-quarter leather and speckled paper over boards. 19th-century ex-dono inscription in title page and occasional 19th-century marginal notes in German. Spine and nearly all leather perished, joints cracked. 2 x 2 cm. square excision in front free endpaper.… Read more
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image of AN EVENING'S ENTERTAINMENT BY MR. SELDEN CROSBY : SUBJECT-PHRENOLOGY .... THE WORKING POWER OF ELECTRICITY .... ALSO A MAGIC LANTERN EXHIBITION ... [caption title]

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[S.l.: s.n., 1880. Broadside. Very good. [ca. 1880]. Broadside, 19¼ x 8 inches. Early horizontal fold, minor chipping, two closed tears (1-inch and 1¼-inch) in lower margin, small marginal stains, very light occasional foxing. Very good. An unrecorded broadside advertising a lecture by Selden Crosby on phrenology and electricity, with public phrenological examinations offered, skulls shown, an electric… Read more
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image of THE CONNEXION OF LIFE WITH RESPIRATION; OR, AN EXPERIMENTAL INQUIRY INTO THE FFFECTS [sic] OF SUBMERSION, STRANGULATION, AND SEVERAL KINDS OF NOXIOUS AIRS, ON LIVING ANIMALS: WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE NATURE OF THE DISEASE THEY PRODUCE; ITS DISTINCTION FROM DEATH ITSELF; AND THE MOST EFFECTUAL MEANS OF CURE

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London: Printed by T. Spilsbury, for J. Johnson, 1788. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. [i-ii],[2],[iv-v],[iii-iv],[v]-xvi,126 pp. (leaves A2 and A3 reversed), including dedication leaf (cancel), plus three plates (one folding). Modern calf, gilt leather spine label. Light scattered foxing, light dust soiling in title page, p. xvi scuffed, modern ink annotation on p. 31, offsetting from plates on… Read more
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image of COLLEGIUM CURIOSUM PRIVATISSIMUM PHYSIOGNOM- CHIROMANT- METOPSCOP- ANTHROPOLOGICUM, JOH. PRAETORII, P. L. CAES. ODER EIN SEHR NÜTZLICHES WERCK, DARINNEN CURIEUS UND DOCH VOLLKÖMMLICH ABGEHANDELT WIRD, WAS ZUR PHYSIOGNOMIE, CHIROMANTIE, METOPOSCOPIE UND ANTHROPOLOGIE GEHÖRET

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Frankfurt and Leipzig: Philipp Wilhelm Stock, 1704. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. [14],128 pp., including several in-text illustrations, plus ten plates (nine folding). In Latin. Modern marbled paper over boards. Moderate toning throughout, mild foxing in some plates, minor loss along upper fold of third plate with archival tape repair and residue of earlier tape repair, apparent loss… Read more
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image of SILENI ALCIBIADIS.* I.E. ARS SANANDI, CUM EXPECTATIONE. OPPOSITA ARS CURANDI NUDA EXPECTATIONE: SATYRA HARVEANA CASTIGATAE. CUPIDUS PRUDENTI USUI: STUPIDIS RUDENTI LUSUI. . .

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Paris: Fr. Horth-hemels, 1730. Hardcover. Very good. [10],246 pp. plus frontispiece and two folding tables. In Latin. Early three-quarter vellum and speckled paper over boards, raised bands, manuscript paper title and shelf labels. Early shelf number inscription in front free endpaper, light institutional inkstamp in title page. Lightly rubbed, extremities worn. Very good. George Ernest Stahl’s influential… Read more
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image of DE IPECACUANHA DISSERTATIO QUAM VENIA EXP. FAC. MED. UPSAL. PRÆSIDE C. P. THUNBERG. . . PRO GRADU MEDICO CONSCRIPSIT ET PUBLICÆ CENSURÆ OFFERT IMMANUEL BILLBERG. . . PARS PRIOR [and] . . . JOH. OTTO LINDSTRÔMER. . . PARS ALTERA

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Uppsala: Excudebant Regiae academiae typographi, 1824. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Two volumes: 22;[1],[23]-38 pp. In Latin. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Small marginal tear in second leaf, very minor dust soiling in outer leaves, else fine. Medical dissertations submitted by Johan Immanuel Billberg and Johan Otto Lindströmer at Uppsala University on the topic of ipecacuanha. Johan Immanuel (or… Read more
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image of ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY IN CONNECTICUT

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY IN CONNECTICUT

by Swett, Paul P

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Published
1946
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Separate Edition
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$40.00

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[S.l.], 1946. First Separate Edition. Hardcover. Fine. [3],76,[2] pp. Original half gray and green cloth. Fine. Reprinted from the Connecticut State Medical Journal.
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image of HYDROPHOBIA: MEANS OF AVOIDING ITS PERILS AND PREVENTING ITS SPREAD, AS DISCUSSED AT ONE OF THE SCIENTIFIC SOIREES OF THE SORBONNE

HYDROPHOBIA: MEANS OF AVOIDING ITS PERILS AND PREVENTING ITS SPREAD, AS DISCUSSED AT ONE OF THE SCIENTIFIC SOIREES OF THE SORBONNE

by Bouley, H. [Henri Marie]; A. Liautard (trans.)

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Published
1874
Condition
Very good
Edition
First English Language Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. First English Language Edition. Softcover. Very good. 61 pp. Original printed wrappers. Faint contemporary pencil ownership signature in upper margin of front wrapper. Some wear to wrappers, unobtrusive tape repair at tail of rear wrapper. Overall very good. First English-language edition of a lecture on rabies delivered before the Sorbonne during… Read more
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image of OVER HERMAPHRODITUS SPURIUS FEMINUS

OVER HERMAPHRODITUS SPURIUS FEMINUS

by Halbertsma, H.J.

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Published
1855
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Amsterdam: C.G. Van Der Post, 1855. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. 18 pp. including in-text anatomical illustrations, plus two plates. Quarto. Original printed wrappers. Minor wear at edges, light foxing, two pinholes in plates, not affecting images. Very good. First of two editions. A treatise on false hermaphroditism in females by the Dutch anatomist Hidde Justuszoon Halbertsma… Read more
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THE ORIGIN OF THE CONNECTICUT STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY

by Barker, Creighton

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Published
1942
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Separate Edition
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$45.00

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[New Haven], 1942. First Separate Edition. Softcover. Near fine. 9 pp. Original printed wrappers, stapled. Slight edgewear, else fine. Offprint from CONNECTICUT STATE MEDICAL JOURNAL, Vol. V., No. 12 (December, 1941). A narrative of the founding process of the Society from its precursors in Litchfield and New Haven counties to its charter and first meeting in 1792.
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