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1 ALBUTT, Sir T. Clifford. The historical relations of medicine and surgery to the end of the sixteenth century. An address delivered at the St. Louis Congress in 1904.
(New York: AMS Press, 1978). 1978 0404132251 / 9780404132255 
Reprint. Small 8vo. xvi, 125 pp. Teal gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. ISBN: 0404132251 See: Garrison and Morton 6400 (1st ed. of 1905). First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 ANDERSON, Frank J. (1912-). An illustrated history of the herbals.
New York: Columbia University Press, (1977). 0231040024 / 9780231040020 
Second edition. 8vo. xiv, 270 pp. Facsimile illustrations, bibliog., index. Tan cloth, black and copper-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Very good. ISBN: 0231040024 Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 ARANO, Luisa C Tacuinum Sanitatis
(Milan): Electra Editrice 1973 hardcover 1 
(Milan):: Electra Editrice. 1973. hardcover. 1. 4to. 217 pp. 48 color tipped-in facsimile illus., index. Gilt stamped green cloth. Rubber stamp of Crainz (title). FINE. . FIRST EDITION. Study of the medieval medical work Tacuinum Sanitatis with 48 color tipped-in facsimile illustrations. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 AVICENNA. Avicenne, par le Bon Carra de Vaux.
Paris: Félix Alcan, 1900. 
Original first printing. Series: Les Grands Philosophes. 8vo. vii, 302 pp. 1 map. Double-ruled brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine; front cover bubbling slightly, corners rubbed, light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers. Text clean. The first of two ownership signatures is that of William D. Stahlman, an astronomy scholar, author, and critic. The second is that of David Lindberg, a historian of science and recipient of the Sarton medal for lifetime achievement in that field. Lindberg’s ink and pencil notes and marginalia are scattered occasionally throughout. Good. First Edition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 AYVAZIAN, L. Fred. The Fifty-Five Trudeau Medalists (1926-1980): A Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Review.
[no place]: American Review of Respiratory Disease, 1980. 
8vo. 23 pp. Printed wrappers. Reprint. Fine. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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6 BARFOOT, Michael (ed.). â€œTo ask the Suffrages of the Patrons”: Thomas Laycock and the Edinburgh Chair of Medicine, 1855.
London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1995. 1995 0854840621 / 9780854840625 
Series: Medical History, Supplement No. 15. 8vo. xv, 226 pp. Frontis. port. of Laycock, plates, figs., index. Brown cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0854840621 
Price: 29.00 USD
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7 BARONDESS, Jeremiah A. (4 offprints). Includes: BARONDESS. "The unity of medicine." Offprint from: The Pharos of Alpha Omega Alpha, Spring 1979, vol. 42, no. 2.
No place: The Pharos of Alpha Omega Alpha, 1979. 1979 
4to. pp. 2-5. Self-wraps. FINE. The author was associated with the Cornell University Medical College, and graduated from Johns Hopkins University. He served as President of The American College of Physicians. WITH: BARONDESS. "Disease and Illness - a crucial distinction." Offprint from: The American Journal of Medicine, vol. 66, March, 1979. 4to. pp. 375-376. Self-wraps. Fine. WITH: BARONDESS. "Science in Medicine: some negative feedbacks." Offprint from the Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 134, July, 1974. 4to. pp. 152-157. Self-wraps. Fine. WITH: BARONDESS. "The Training of the Internist, with some messages from practice." Offprint from the Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 90, no. 3, March, 1979. 4to. pp. 412-417. Self-wraps. Fine. 
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8 BEAN, William B.; Elliott S. ROBINSON. The Fourth Annual Guthrie Lecture: Some Physicians and Books [with] “The Odyssey of William Bean (or A Visit to South America)”.
[No location]: Guthrie Clinic Bulletin, 1962. 
Offprint. Series: Guthrie Clinic Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 1. 8vo. 8-20, 66-7. Printed wrappers; small front cover stain. Very good. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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9 BELL, Whitefield J. John Morgan Continental Doctor.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1965). 
8vo. 301 pp. Frontispiece, 11 figs., index. Grey cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket; jacket lightly soiled, chipped. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 BELLONI, L. One Hundred Years Ago-Solferino.
Reprint from: â€˜Ciba Symposium,’ vol. 7, no. 1, 1959. 1959 
230 x 170 mm. 8vo. 41-44 pp. 6 color figs. Printed wrappers. Very good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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11 BENDER, George A 15 offprints from the series: Great Moments in Medicine. Includes: "Lister Introduces Antisepsis."
No place: Parke, Davis, 1 2-1964 paperback 1 
No place:: Parke, Davis, 1. 2-1964. paperback. 1. 8vo. [9] pp. Printed wrappers. FINE. . Key moments in the history of medicine. Titles are: "The Hopkins: a Revolution in Medical Education"; "Röntgen: Invisible Rays That Save Lives"; "Claude Bernard: Explorer of Physiologic Frontiers"; "Pasteur: The Chemist Who Transformed Medicine"; "Charcot: Master of Neurology"; "Ramón y Cajal: Charting the Nervous System"; "Ehrlich: Chemotherapy is Launched"; "Walter B. Cannon: Physiologic Investigator"; "The Conquest of Yellow Fever"; "Banting, Best, and Diabetes"; "Medicine Today and Tomorrow"; "The Era of Antibiotics"; "Harvey Cushing and Neurosurgery"; & "Goldberger: Dietary Deficiency and Disease." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 BENEDETTI, Alessandro. Diaria de Bello Carolino (Diary of Caroline War). Edited with introduction, translation, and notes by Dorothy M. Schullian.
New York: Frederick Ungar, (1967). 1967 Signed
240 x 160 mm. 8vo. viii, 276 pp. Frontis., index. Red cloth, dust jacket. Inscribed to Martha Teach Gnudi. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
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13 BERKOWITZ, Edward D. To improve human health: a history of the Institute of Medicine.
Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1998. 1998 0309061881 / 9780309061889 
8vo. xiii, 294 pp. 12 plates. Printed boards. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0309061881 
Price: 7.00 USD
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14 BEWELL, Alan. Romanticism and Colonial Disease.
Baltimore & London: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1999). 0801862256 / 9780801862250 
Series: Medicine & Culture. 8vo. xv, 373 pp. Illus., index. Quarter black gilt-stamped spine over red boards, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0801862256 Colonial experience was profoundly structured by disease, as expansion brought people into contact with new and deadly maladies. Pathogens were exchanged on a scale far greater than ever before. Native populations were decimated by wave after wave of Old World diseases. In turn, colonists suffered disease and mortality rates much higher than in their home countries. Not only disease, but the idea of disease, and the response to it, deeply affected both colonizers and those colonized. ¶ In Romanticism and Colonial Disease, Alan Bewell focuses on the British response to colonial disease as medical and literary writers, in a period roughly from the end of the eighteenth century to the middle of the nineteenth century, grappled to understand this new world of disease. Bewell finds this literature characterized by increasing anxiety about the global dimensions of disease and the epidemiological cost of empire. Colonialism infiltrated the heart of Romantic literature, affecting not only the Romantics' framing of disease but also their understanding of England's position in the colonial world. ¶ The first major study of the massive impact of colonial disease on British culture during the Romantic period, Romanticism and Colonial Disease charts the emergence of the idea of the colonial world as a pathogenic space in need of a cure, and examines the role of disease in the making and unmaking of national identities. ¶ Alan Bewell is a professor of English at the University of Toronto. ¶ " Romanticism and Colonial Disease is an eloquent, powerful and major contribution to a flourishing area of research, a recovery (in the archival rather than the therapeutic sense) of an entire realm of culture: for example the chapters on colonial military disease narratives and John Ritchie's view of Africa. The eloquence of its elegant middle style alone should attract readers. This book will need to be on hand when anyone does work in its fields of study." — Timothy Morton - Romantic Circles Reviews. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 BLISS, Michael. The Discovery of Insulin.
(Chicago): University of Chicago Press, (1982). 0226058980 / 9780226058986 
8vo. 304 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Near fine. ISBN: 0226058980 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 BORDLEY, James & A. McGehee HARVEY. Two Centuries of American Medicine 1776-1976.
Philadelphia, London, Toronto: W. B. Saunders, 1976. 0721618731 / 9780721618739 
Second printing. 8vo. xv, 844 pp. Color frontispiece, 170 figs., appendix, reference, index. Original red cloth, gilt and black-stamped cover and spine titles. Fine. ISBN: 0721618731 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 BRADLEY, Chester. Les opinions de Napoléon sur les complications de l’accouchement....
[no place]: International d’Histoire de la Médecine à Sienne (Italie), 1968. 
21 x 29 cm. Unpaginated. 3 figs., bibliog. Printed wrappers. Very good. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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18 BRAIN, Peter. Galen on bloodletting: a study of the origins, development, and validity of his opinions, with a translation of the three works.
Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York: Cambridge University Press, (1986). 1986 0521320852 / 9780521320856 
Thin 8vo. xiii, 189 pp. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped red cover and spine labels. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0521320852 
Price: 220.00 USD
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19 BREWER, Lyman A., III (ed.). The Early History and Era of Development of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association. The First Twenty-Five Meetings, 1926-1954.
No place given: Lyman A. Brewer III, 1982. 1982 
4to. xvi, 361 pp. Illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 BRIEGER, Gert H. The diseases of runners: A view from the eighteenth century - A commentary.
[no place]: (Alpha Omega Alpha, 1980). 
21 x 28 cm. 3 figs., bibliog. Printed wrappers. Reprint. Fine. 
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