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From antique documents on the curriculums of old American medical schools to posters with detailed illustrations of infinitely small parts of the human anatomy, there are plenty of fascinating books to choose from in the rare medical books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. For medical professionals and students alike, these featured antique and rare medical books are sure to diversify your breadth of knowledge and expertise in the area of medicine. Many of the rare and antique medical books in the Biblio Rare Book Room feature gorgeous bindings and beautiful illustrations, and they are sure to add value to your home or office book collection.



Octoginta volumina by Hippocrates

Folio, 280 x 205 cm, late 18th or early 19th century morocco, stained, spine gilt, darkened, lettered gilt, contemporary marbled endpapers, 410 leaves, woodcut title page border entirely unshaved at the top and rarely found thus, Roman, italic and gothic ...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£30,000.00


HIPPOCRATIS MAGNI COACAE PRAENOTIONES by HIPPOCRATES

1588. HIPPOCRATES. HIPPOCRATIS MAGNI COACAE PRAENOTIONES. Opus admirabile, in tres libros tributum. Interprete & enarratore Ludovico Dureto, Segusiano ... Cum rerum commemorabilium indice amplissimo. Parisiis: Apud Jacobum Du-Puys, via Iacobae, ...

From Boston Book Company

$3,750.00


A Manuall of the Anatomy of the Body of Man, containing the enumeration of the parts of it... by Read, Alexander

London: Francis Constable, 1633. A Manuall of the Anatomy of the Body of Man, containing the enumeration of the parts of it, which usually are shewed in the publike anatomicall exercises. [16],336 pp. LACKS TITLE-PAGE ['Printed by I. L[egate] for Fran...

From Thomas Rare Books

£2,250.00


ANATOMIC COPPERPLATES ALONG WITH EXPLANATIONS; TEN PLATES OF THE INTESTINES, MUSCLES AND LIGAMENTS. by I.C.A. MAYER

BERLIN AND LEIPZIG: I.C.A. MAYER, 1786 RARE MEDICAL BOOK IN GERMAN, 10 COPPERPLATES AND GREAT DETAIL ON INTESTINES, MUSCLES AND LIGAMENTS. BOOK HAS A DARK BROWN COVER DESIGN WITH WEAR ON EDGES. FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT. THICK PAPER WITH LIGHT FOXIN...

From Antique Books Den

$225.50


Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Third Edition (Thumb Index) by Clarence Wilbur Taber

Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Co. 1943Third EditionThumb index (All letter tiles intact).Binding condition is very good (defects listed below).Rare early edition in tight binding.Front end paper, title-, and publisher's page missing (see image).Third Edition ...

From Vetus Libri

$285.00


Tashrih-i Mansuri (Tashrih-e Kifayat Mansuri), early pictorial Pesian Anatomy printed book from the private library of the well-known orientalist Dr. Max Meyerhof by Israphil Mansur b. Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Yusuf b. Fakih Ilyas

Delhi, India: Agha Jan press, 1847 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Lithograph printed in an Indian press (Kar khane-i Agha Khan) in 1847 - 1848, 46 p. Persian text including SIX full page human illustrations. Arabic Ex-libris: Max ...

From Archive

$5,000.00


Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis

This is a first trade, first printing of the 1925 Pulitzer Prize winning novel with the rare duct jacket, The book is VG+. The DJ is VG+ with small areas of expert restoration. The very first printing was a limited signed edition of 500 which is common bu...

From David Shaw

$6,500.00


Dustur al 'Ilaj (the medical constitution) rare Persian manuscript on medicine by Sultan Ali known (al- Tabib) al- Khurasani al- Kanabadi

1682 Handwritten. Very Good. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Persian manuscript on medicine mainly written in Samarkand in 933 AH.,- 1527 AD. and dedicated to the Sultan Mansur Kutchukunji (?) Khan. Very fine Shikaste-Ta'liq Persian black script wi...

From Archive

$10,500.00


OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA by RUYSCH, Frederik

1721. HUYBERTS, Cornelius. RUYSCH, Frederik. OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA. Huc usque edita. Quorum Elenchus pagina sequenti exhibetur. Cum figuris aeneis. Amstelodami, apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1721 [i.e. c. 1733]. 4 quarto volumes. Eng...

From Boston Book Company

$12,500.00


THEATRUM ANOTOMICO-CHIRURGICUM ( VOL. 1,1736 - 1744. VOL. 2, 1745 1785) by Norrie, Gordon

Copenhagen: Levin & Munksgaard. Very Good. 1931-1932. First Edition. Soft Cover. Tan soft covers with slight age toned edges & light edge wear. Texts tight, clean & intact. Deckle page edges. B/W portrait engraved illustrations including a f...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$100.00


Homo anatomicus or zodiac man from a French book of hours. by [Hardouin Brothers]

Paris: Hardouin, 16th century. Single leaf from a French book of hours, printed on vellum and hand illuminated (185 x 115 mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. On the recto, a depiction of the "anatomical man" as a skel...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,000.00


Collection of 100 Curious Old Woodcuts of Surgical Instruments, Modes of Operation, Etc. by [Pare, Ambroise]

Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to (266.7mm x 317.5mm). A collection of mid 17th century surgical woodcuts that appear in an early edition of The Works of that Famous Chirurgion Ambrose Pare Translated out of Latine and Compared with the French by Th[o...

From Minotavros Books

CA$2,500.00


Handbook of the Practice of Medicine, 1878 by Charteris, M., M.D

Lindsay & Blakiston, 1878. First edition.. Cloth. Fair. Type: Book Type: Book Type: Book Tight Copy, Cloth Cover In Fair Condition. Illustrations And Black And White Plates By Dr. Whittaker. Appendix Of Formula And Remedies. Small News Clipping On ...

From Lola's Antiques & Olde Books

$175.00


Human Monstrosities by Hirst, Barton Cooke and Piersol, George Arthur

Philadelphia: Lea Brothers & Co, 1891. First Ediition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio (large). 4 Volumes. Bound in buckram in blue and green boards (not uniform). University markings stamped in gilt. Vol. I: [11] 12-88 p.p. with [7] plates; Vol. ...

From Minotavros Books

CA$10,000.00


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