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1 BOOTH, E. R. (Emmons Rutledge) History of osteopathy and Twentieth-Century Medical Practice
Cincinnati, OH: Caxton Press 1924 1906x14614714 hardcover . 
Cincinnati, OH:: Caxton Press. 1924. hardcover. .. Thick 8vo. xx, 835 pp. Frontis., numerous illus., index; ownership label removed from title-page without loss of text. Original black cloth, gilt- stamped cover and spine titles; neatly rebacked preserving original spine and end leaves. Handsome copy. . MEMORIAL EDITION. Published privately by Booth in 1906, this updated and expanded edition is a complete history of the discovery and development of osteopathy by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still. In the biographical history of Taylor’s family, it is recounted that “On the morning of July 14, 1786, after members of the Moore family [Still’s great-grandfather] had begun their respective employments, Black Wolf, at the head of thirty or forty Shawnee warriors, attacked the family. Captain Moore ran to the house, but found the door barred by those who had taken refuge in it. Running past the house, he halted only a moment in climbing the yard fence, when he was pierced with seven balls. He ran about forth paces, fell, and was immediately tomahawked and scalped.” [p. 4]. The various schools, hospitals and luminaries of osteopathy are listed, in detail, in this volume. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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2 GRACEY, C. A. 27 Seasons of Winning: Osteopaths Football.
Kirksville: Still National Osteopathic Museum, 2000. 
8vo. 15 pp. Photos. Printed wrappers. FINE. 
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3 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. 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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4 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. 
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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5 LICHTENSTEIN, Louis. Bone tumors.
St. Louis: C. V. Mosby 1952 hardcover FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 315 pp. 155 figs., index. Gilt-stamped gray cloth; rubbed. Ownership signature of Erickson on front paste-do 
St. Louis:: C. V. Mosby. 1952. hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 315 pp. 155 figs., index. Gilt-stamped gray. cloth; rubbed. Ownership signature of Erickson on front paste-down.. Very good.. 2 First Edition. 
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6 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. 
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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7 PRESTON, Miller E. Fractures and dislocations; diagnosis and treatment. With a chapter on röntgenology by H. G. Stover.
St. Louis: C. V. Mosby, 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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8 WILSON, Philip D., & William A. COCHRANE Fractures and dislocations; immediate management, after-care, and convalescent treatment with special reference to the conservation and restoration of function
Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott 1925 hardcover 1 
Philadelphia and London:: J. B. Lippincott. 1925. hardcover. 1. 8vo. xv, 789 pp. 978 illus., index. Red cloth; minor self wear, else fine. . FIRST EDITION of this popular and important work, influenced by the work of Scudder. At the time Wilson was instructor in orthopædic surgery, Harvard Medical School. Cochrane was appointed to fill the first chair of orthopedic surgery at the University of Edinburgh. In 1917 Massachusetts General Hospital established the Fractures Service, under Scudder. The Service gathered much data and resulted in the publication of several books. Wilson and Cochrane's book was the first monograph issued under this new service devoted to fractures, and was based entirely on cases at MGH. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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9 [JONES] WATSON, Frederick. The life of Sir Robert Jones.
Baltimore: William Wood 1935 hardcover 8vo. 327 pp. Frontis. port. of Jones, 9 plates, index. Blind- stamped red cloth, gilt spine. Gift inscription on front free 
Baltimore:: William Wood. 1935. hardcover. 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. . 2 First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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