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1 GRACEY, C. A. 27 Seasons of Winning: Osteopaths Football.
Kirksville: Still National Osteopathic Museum, 2000. 2000 
8vo. 15 pp. Photos. Printed wrappers. FINE. 
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2 HANDYSIDE, P. D. A probationary essay on osteo-aneurism, or aneurism of the arterial capillaries of bone; submitted, by the authority of the President and his council, to the examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, when candidate for admission into their body, in conformity to their regulations respecting the admission of ordinary fellows.
Edinburgh: Neill, 1833. 1833 Signed
221 x 140 mm. 8vo. [viii], 79 pp. Full blind-stamped navy calf, gilt spine, marbled boards; re-backed preserving original spine. Bookplate of Lord Handyside. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on verso of dedication page: "To William Cunninghame, Esquire of Lamshaw from his most affectionate and obliged nephew, The Author." RARE. FIRST EDITION. Dedicated to Frederick Tiedemann (1781-1861), Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in the University of Heidelberg, where Handyside was a student. First Edition. 
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3 KÖLLIKER, Rudolph Albert von (1817-1905). Die Normale Resorption des Knochengewebes und ihre bedeutung für die entstehung der typischen knochenformen.
Leipzig: F.C.W. Vogel, 1873. 1873 
4to. vi, 86 pp. 8 color plates. Mustard cloth, black-stamped spine title, original printed wrappers bound in at rear. Very good. ?A Swiss by birth, Kölliker received his medical education by attending Müller’s lectures in Berlin and studying at Heidelberg where he was graduated. After serving as prosector for Henle in Zurich, Kölliker was called to Würzburg where he remained for half a century. A genius, possessing remarkable powers of observation, he made enormous strides in the understanding of human and animal tissue. He was the first to apply Schwann’s cell doctrine to embryology and to isolate smooth muscle fiber. Charles Sedgwick Minot (1852-1914) said that Kölliker, knew more by direct personal observation of the microscopic structure of animals than anyone else who ever lived? (Garrison, An introduction to the history of medicine, p. 462). 
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4 LICHTENSTEIN, Louis. Bone tumors.
St. Louis: C. V. Mosby, 1952. 1952 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 315 pp. 155 figs., index. Gilt-stamped gray cloth; rubbed. Ownership signature of Erickson on front paste-down. Very good. First Edition. 
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5 MACEWEN, Sir William (1848-1924). The growth of bone. Observations on osteogenesis; an experimental inquiry into the development and reproduction of diaphyseal bone.
Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1912. 1912 
221 x 146 mm. 8vo. 210 pp. 61 figs. on numerous plates, index; occasional marginal penciling. Dark green cloth, gilt spine; re-backed with original spine laid down. Ownership signature. Ex library rubber stamp. Very good. RARE. FIRST EDITION. Throughout his life Macewen devoted much time to the study of bone growth. Macewen became interested in the biology of bone and carried out a long and critical series of experiments on animals in order to determine the manner in which bones grow and the conditions underlying their repair. He came to the conclusion that the membrane which covers bone (periosteum) cannot produce bone. He published an account of his inquiries in The growth of bone. His researches revolutionized ideas concerning osteogenesis. Garrison and Morton 656.1. First Edition. 
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6 PRESTON, Miller E. Fractures and dislocations; diagnosis and treatment. With a chapter on rontgenology by H. G. Stover.
St. Louis: C. V. Mosby, 1915. 1915 
8vo. xxv, 813 pp. 860 illus., index. Black cloth. Fine. Ownership signature and stamp. Peltier notes in his book, Fractures, (1990, pages 142-3), that, "as early as 1914 it was appreciated that fixation with a peg, nail, or screw was insufficient to prevent varus displacement for extracapsular (lateral) fractures of the hip, and M. E. Preston introduced a nail with a side-plate." 
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7 [JONES] WATSON, Frederick. The life of Sir Robert Jones.
Baltimore: William Wood, 1935. 1935 
8vo. 327 pp. Frontis. port. of Jones, 9 plates, index. Blind-stamped red cloth, gilt spine. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Very good. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of this standard biography of the great orthopedic surgeon. First Edition. 
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