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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.



Alcoholics Anonymous; The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism by Alcoholics Anonymous

New York: Alcoholics Anonymous 1964, 2nd edition, 1st British printing. (Hardcover) 575pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. The title page imprint is New York and copyright page states 'Printed in Great Britain by Hazell Watson & Viney...&…

From Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB

$892.50


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


[Culinary ephemera : patent medicine] The Herbalist and Herb Doctor by Meyer, Joseph E

Hammond, Indiana: Indiana Herb Gardens, 1918. RARE in the 1918 First Edition. 3" w x 6 3/8" h, blue cloth with black lettering and embossed Native American in medallion front cover. 400 pages, portrait, numerous illustrations in text, index. Ver…

From Dale Steffey Books

$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


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


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


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


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


Modern Medicine - Its Theory and Practice: In Original Contributions By American and Foreign Authors - Complete First Edition Set in Seven [7] Volumes by Osler M.D., Sir William - Editor; McCrae M.D., Thomas; Numerous Contributors

USA: Lea Brothers & Co., 1907. Book. Illus. by Dupuy, G.. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A full-spectrum presentation of medical science as it was in the early 1900s. Edited by Sir William Osler, often con…

From RareNonFiction.com

$5,500.00


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


The Ethnology of the Sixth Sense, Studies and Researches Into Its Abuses, Perversions, Follies, Anomalies, and Crimes by Dr. Jacobus X...., French Army Surgeon [ Louis Jacolliot ]

Paris: Charles Carrington, 1899. pp. xx + 422. [Title page printed in red and black.] Out of a sequence of 1,000 unnumbered copies. Very Good, rebound in dark blue cloth, gilt. Slight weakness to joints, prior owner blind stamp title page, slight browning…

From Dale Steffey Books

$100.00


A Series of Engravings representing the Bones of the Human Skeleton by John Barclay

Good copy of Barclay's scarce book of anatomy with 36 fine copperplate engravings and descriptive textNew edition in quarto size after the first folio-size edition published 1819-1820. A third edition was published in 1829 by Barclay's partner Robert Knox…

From Florilegius

$1,000.00


The Medical Sciences in the German Universities; A Study of the History of Civilisation by Translated from the German of Theodor Billroth, with an Introduction by William H. Welch

New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1924. Near Fine in original dark green cloth, gilt titles and rules at spine, light soiling to top edge of page block, a clean and handsome, unmarked copy. SCARCE in collectible condition. . First American Edition. Cloth. Near…

From Dale Steffey Books

$100.00


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


On the diseases and derangements of the nervous system, in their primary forms and in their modifications by age, sex, constitution, hereditary predisposition, excesses, general disorder, and organic disease. by HALL, Marshall

London: H. Bailliere, 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. pp. xxviii, 380 with 8 plates including frontispiece. Quarter morocco; re-backed preserving original spine. Marbled paper boards rubbed. Inner hinges neatly strengthened. Pages are generally clea…

From Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books

$850.00


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