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CRYSTAL ENERGY - Put the Power in the Palm of Your Hand
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CRYSTAL ENERGY - Put the Power in the Palm of Your Hand

By Gold, Gari

Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1987. 114 pp. Oblong trade paperback. Still in the original shrink wrap from the publisher with the original quartz crystal attached to the package. No obvious markings. Crystal healing is an alternative medicine technique that employs stones and crystals which are supposed to have great healing powers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

KOHILA - The Shaping of an Indian Nurse
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KOHILA - The Shaping of an Indian Nurse

By Carmichael, Amy

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1939. (xii) 187 pp. Followed by a list of illustrations, which is then followed by sepia-toned photographs. Blue cloth with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; blue edged all round; illustrated endpapers. A bit of wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some darkening around the edges and on the spine; price intact; some aging but no interior markings. Mostly written while the author was in India, the Contents are: Part One: Childhood: Kohila; The Upper Springs and the Nether Springs; Remove Silly Objects; The Cuttle-Fish's Ink Pot; The Nugget; From an Old Preface; Seeds of Song Are Immortal Things; There Arose a Storm and He Arose. Part Two: Girlhood: Carrying Stones and Earth and Sand; About the Pattern; How We Were Helped; Deserve More Rather Than Win More; You Have Come to Learn How to Read; Forgiven from Egypt Even Until Now; The Half Hour; Porana. Part Three: Soldiership: Vocational Training; Rather Like King David; Climbing; Unimpeded Commerce with the Sun; Fallings from Us, Vanishings; Live Loose to Them; Self Discipline, Self Pity; Preparing for the Place of Healing; The Stone Breaker; Through Dimness to Clearness; A Note; Stand Up to the Difficulties of Life; Their King Knew; Must, Must Not; Of One Mind in an House; Send Us to the Seeking Heart; Free Solitude; In Whatsoever Day; God Never Wastes His Servants' Time; The Wheel; The First Baptism in the Hall of Good Tidings; and Lilies.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$29.95

R. G. FERGUSON - Crusader Against Tuberculosis
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R. G. FERGUSON - Crusader Against Tuberculosis

By Houston, C. Stuart

Toronto: Hannah Institute and Dundurn Press, 1991. 155 pp. Beige boards lettered in gilt on the spine; cream coloured endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. The dustjacket features Portrait of R. G. Ferguson by Nicholas de Grandmaison. Very lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Robert George Ferguson was a leader in North America's fight against tuberculosis. After his appointment as acting medical superintendent of the first provincial sanatorium in Saskatchewan, he became secretary of the Saskatchewan Anti-tuberculosis Commission and began his lifetime campaign against the disease. The Contents are: Foreword; Education; Founding of the Anti-Tuberculosis League; Fort San; Baseline Studies 1921 - 1924; Three Sanatoria; Tuberculosis Among Indians; The Last Decade; Man with a Mission; and Postscript; followed by appendices and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Nicholas de Grandmaison;. 8vo.

$9.95

ACHES AND PAINS
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ACHES AND PAINS

By Binchy, Maeve

Toronto: McArthur and Company, 1999. 79 pp. Light wear with a crease on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Wendy Shea. The author calls this a survival manual, nannyish advice about how to muddle through a time of aches and pains. A cheer-up book for when things could be a bit better.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Wendy Shea;.

$4.95

HAPPINESS IN THE HOME
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HAPPINESS IN THE HOME

By Pierce, Dr. V. M.

Buffalo, New York: V. M. Pierce, 1925. 48 pp. Digest format. Nicked and chipped around the edges and corners; somewhat fragile, which, taking into account its age and the paper, should not be considered unusual. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This entire publication is dedicated to health and the good doctor's many medications seem to have a cure for everything and anything from Glorious Youth to Maidenhood - Girls, After You Leave School Your Serious Problems Begin; How Contagious Diseases May be Reduced to a Minimum or Prevented; Don't Lose Your Grip on Life; The Bride - Happy and Radiant She Starts Out on Life's Adventure; Are You Attractive? - So Often Women Lose Charm; Colds Cost Money - Fortify Yourself Against Them; Don't Envy a Pretty Woman but be One; Can I Look Young and Attractive? - This Is What Every Woman Wants to Know; Best for Liver, Bowels and Stomach; For Pale Anemic Woman - Dr Pierce's Purifying and Strengthening Lotion Tablets; Every Married Couple - Take Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery; The Alluring Irrestible Charm of Women; and on and on, cures for everything and including coupons for a discount. Snake oil salesman? Hmmm.... First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 12mo. Ephemera.

$24.95

BEYOND HYPNOSIS
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BEYOND HYPNOSIS

By Pulos, Lee

San Francisco: Omega Press, 1990. (x) 134 pp. Red cloth decorated in black on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: History and Theory of Hypnotism; The Subconscious; Induction Techniques; Communicating with the Subconscious; Mental Imagery and Imagination; Affirmation and Self-talk; Qualities of High Performance Persons; and Visions of the Future Mind.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

NURSE - Hear You Hear Me
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NURSE - Hear You Hear Me

By Tymchuk, Lillian R. (R. N.)

Great Falls, Montana: Wordstorm Productions, 1997. 388 pp. Signed by Lillian Tymchuk on the title page. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. True stories from the nursing profession. Nurse Tymchuk has gathered hundreds of true stories during her years as a Registered Nurse. Some of them are sad, some happy, some funny and some downright frightening, tricks of the trade, as it were. Dealing with pain, injury and death are part of the daily routine of nurses the world over and she has encountered them all.... Signed by Author. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$19.95

DIAGNOSIS AND NONSURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS
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DIAGNOSIS AND NONSURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS

By Brandt, Kenneth D.

Caddo, Oklahoma: Professional Communications, 1996. (viii) 225 pp. Light edgewear with some faint creasing on the upper right of the front cover and a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. The Contents are: General Information: Definition of Osteoarthritis; Epidemiology; Pathology; Pathogenesis; Diagnosis: Clinical Features; Pitfalls in the Diagnosis of OA; Synovial Fluid Analysis; Radiography; Bone Scintigraphy; Therapy: Nonmedicinal Therapy; Pharmacologic Managment of OA; Alternative Therapies; Surgical Intervention; Disease-modifying Drugs for OA; and Conclusion: A Rational Strategy for Management of OA.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo.

$9.95

SCOURGE - The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox
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SCOURGE - The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox

By Tucker, Jonathan B.

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001. (vii) 291 pp. Quarter-bound in red on red boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; beige endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The dustjacket features a painting by William Blake, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Diseased disaster, the Chapters are: Monster on Death Row; Smallpox and Civilization; Dr Jenner's Vaccine; Launching the Crusade; Global Eradication; Long Road to Zero; Realm of the Final Inch; The Soviet Betrayal; Stay of Execution; Washington Reconsiders; Decision in Geneva; and The Unfinished Conquest; followed by source notes, author interviews and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by William Blake;. 8vo.

$14.95

MANUAL OF THE DISEASES OF THE EYE - for Students and General Practitioners
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MANUAL OF THE DISEASES OF THE EYE - for Students and General Practitioners

By May, Charles H.

New York: William Wood, 1924. 445 pp. Green cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; headband. Very light wear on the corners; illustrated with colour plates and half-tones. The chapters are: External Examination of the Eye by Means of Inspection and Palpation; Subjective or Functional Examination of the Eye; Objective Examination of the Eye Conducted in the Dark Room - Oblique Illumination and the Ophthalmoscope; Affections of the Eyelide; Diseases of the Lacrymal Apparatus; Diseases of the Orbit; Diseases of the Conjunctiva; Diseases of the Cornea; Diseases of the Sclera; Diseases of the Iris; Diseases of the Ciliary Body; Diseases of the Choroid; Sympathitic Ophthalmitis - Panophthalmitis; Intraocular Tumors; Glaucoma; Diseases of the Vitreous; Diseases of the Lens; Diseases of the Lens; Diseases of the Retina; Diseases of the Optic Nerve; Amblyopiz, Amaurosis and Distrubances of Vision Without Apparent Changes; General Optical Principles; Optical Consideration of the Eye; Errors of Refraction; Anomalies of Accommodation; Disturbances of Motility of the eye; Ocular Therapeutics - General Rules for Eye Operations; The Ocular Manifestations of General Diseases.. Eleventh Edition - Revised. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

EARL MINDELL'S NEW HERB BIBLE
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EARL MINDELL'S NEW HERB BIBLE

By Mindell, Earl

New York: Simon and Schuster - Fireside Books, 2002. 331 pp. Signed by Earl Mindell on the first blank page. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Subtitled: "A Complete Update of the Bestselling Guide to New and Traditional Herbal Remedies - How They Can Help Fight Depression and Anxiety, Improve Your Sex Life, Prevent Illness, and Help Heal You Faster," the Chapters are: What is an Herb; The Hot Hundred; Traditional Favorites; Herbs from Around the World; The Herbal Medicine Cabinet; A Woman's Body; A Man's Body; Anti-Aging Herbs; Looking Good; Aromatherapy; and an index.. Signed by Author. Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$14.95

BETTER THAN EVER - Cosmetic Surgery for You
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BETTER THAN EVER - Cosmetic Surgery for You

By Fragen, Ronald A. MD

Palm Springs, California: Fragen Center for Cosmetic Surgery, 1988. (v) 135 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; some ink marks on the front endpaper. The Contents are: Welcome to the World of Cosmetic Surgery: Selecting a Surgeon; Fees; About Surgery; Risks; Facelift; Mini Facelift; Brow Lift; Cheek Implants; Eyelid Surgery; Chemical Peel; Dermabrasion; Chemo-abrasion Collagen Injection; Fat Extraction and Fat Injection; Eyeliner; Correction of Drooping Upper Lip; Hair Transplants; Nose Surgery; Chin Surgery; Jaw Surgery; Surgery for Protruding Eyes; Liposuction; Tummy Tuck; Breast Enlargement; Breast Reduction; Breast Uplift; Mastectomy: Male Breast Reduction; and Life After Cosmetic Surgery.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

CIVILIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS
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CIVILIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS

By Freud, Sigmund (translated by Joan Riviere) (revised and edited by James Strachey)

London: The Hogarth Press, 1979. (xiii) 94 pp. The International Psycho-Analytical Library 17. Red boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; sticker ghost on the lower right corner of the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. This contains: Editorial Note by M. Masud R. Khan; Editor's Introduction; Civilization and its Discontents; List of Abbreviations; Bibliography and Author Index; and General Index.. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

GUILT - Theory and Therapy
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GUILT - Theory and Therapy

By Stein, Edward V.

Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1968. 238 pp. Gray cloth lettered in black on the spine. Some wear a the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Foreword; Guilt: Why So Important; The Guilt Process: Some Questions and Assumptions; Superego Formation; Superego Maturation; Guilt in the Sociopathic Personality; Neurotic Guilt; The Psychotherapy of Guilt; Guilt and the Religion of Love; and Epilogue: Some Speculative Propositions About the Implications of the Guilt System in Man; followed by Notes.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

PASSIONATE LONGEVITY - The 10 Secrets to Growing Younger
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PASSIONATE LONGEVITY - The 10 Secrets to Growing Younger

By Dembe, Elaine

Toronto: Macmillan Canada, 1995. (iv) 233 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed by Elaine Dembe on the title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Tenacity; Sociability; Productivity; Unity; Mobility; Vitality; Responsibility; Creativity; Flexibility; and Spirituality; followed by an index.. Signed by Author. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE MANUAL OF NATURAL THERAPY - A Sussinct Catalog of Complementary Treatments
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THE MANUAL OF NATURAL THERAPY - A Sussinct Catalog of Complementary Treatments

By Olshevsky, Moshe; Noy, Shlomo; Zwang, Moses (with Robert Burger) (foreword by Ted Kaptchuk)

New York: Facts on File, 1989. (xii) 372 pp. Quarter-bound in gray cloth on blue boards; lettered in dark green on the spine; headband. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a short tear and minor associated creasing along the upper edge of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Alternative Medical Arts - Their Place in Modern Treatment; The Digestive System; Ear Nose and Throat; The Respiratory System; The Circulatory System; Pain and Neurological Disorders; The Skin System; The Reproductive and Urinary Systems; The Immune System and Systematic Diseases; The Eye System; and Psychiatric Disorders; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$29.95

EMERGENCY - True Stories from the Nation's ERs
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EMERGENCY - True Stories from the Nation's ERs

By Brown, Mark

New York: Villard Books, 1996. (xv) 221 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. This contains far too many stories to list them all but some of the highlights are: Trauma Center by Jerry Balentine; The Children of St Barnard's by Tracey Goessel; Evidence Collection in the Emergency Room by Keith N. Byler; Treasure Hunt by William Maloney; Hard to Swallow by Randal P. DeFelice; Please Take a Number by Stephen J. Payne; A Bloody Mess by Lawrence M. Linett; Damsel in Distress by Brenda Hill; Unsafe Sex by Denise Abadie; The Grapes of Wrath by Barbara Nutini; Colostomy by Richard A. Oyler; Doggie Style by Carmen Diaz; Plastic Surgery by Donald Graham; A Little Prick by Michael S. Zbiegien; Communicating in the ER by Rhonda L. Perry; and many, many more.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

HYPNOSIS - Theory Practice and Application
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HYPNOSIS - Theory Practice and Application

By Rhodes, Raphael H. (foreword by Foster Kennedy)

New York: Gramercy Publishing, 1950. (xiv) 176 pp. Red boards lettered in black on the spine. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Hypnosis - Theory and Application: The Theory of Psychic Relative Exclusion; General Application of Theory; Therapeutic Application - External Control; Therapeutic Application - Self-induced Control: Autohypnosis; Therapeutic Application - Autosuggestion and Subjectively Controlled Slumber; Other Theories. Hypnosis - Technique and Specific Application: Securing Hypnotic Control; Maintaining and Extending Hypnotic Control; Waking the Subject; Specific Application - Hints for the Practioner; and Representative Cases; followed by an index.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

UNLOCKING THE FAMILY DOOR - A Systemic Approach to the Understanding and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa
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UNLOCKING THE FAMILY DOOR - A Systemic Approach to the Understanding and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa

By Stierlin, Helm; Weber, Gunthard

New York: Brunner Mazel Publishers, 1989. (ix) 244 pp. Blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Illustrated with diagrams. The Chapters are: A Family with an Anorectic Daughter; Social Aspects; Related Individuation; The Familes of Anorectics; Familes of Anorectics and Others: Similarities and Differences; Introduction to the Principles and Procedures of Systemic Therapy; Context Setting and Referral and Selection of Families; The First Interview with an Anorectic Family; Therapy After the First Interview; A Course of Family Therapy; and Lessons from a Follow-up Study; followed by an appendix, a bibliography, a name index and a subject index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

APOSTROPHE TO DR BELL - The Alexander Graham Bell Lecture Series
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APOSTROPHE TO DR BELL - The Alexander Graham Bell Lecture Series

By Silverman, S. Richard (re: Alexander Graham Bell)

Northampton, Massachusetts: The Clarke School for the Deaf, 1975. 16 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The Alexander Graham Bell Lecture Series was initiated by the Clarke School Board of Trustees to recognise significant work done in the field of deafness and related areas, to encourage continuing interest and effort on the part of those currently involved and to stimulate new participation.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

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