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1 ARMSTRONG, Harry G. Principles and practice of aviation medicine.
Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins 1939 hardcover 8vo. xii, 496 pp. 86 figs., 47 tables, index. Blind-stamped slate gray cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket chipped, else fine 
Baltimore:: Williams & Wilkins. 1939. hardcover. 8vo. xii, 496 pp. 86 figs., 47 tables, index. Blind-stamped slate. gray cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket chipped, else fine.. Ownership signature.. FIRST EDITION. “Used by all American flight surgeons during World War II.” Garrison and Morton 2137.10. . 1 First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 BENFORD, Robert J. Doctors in the Sky: The Story of the Aero Medical Association.
Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, (1955). Signed
8vo. xv, 326 pp. Photos, index. Blue cloth, silver stamped spine title, dust-jacket; top jacket edge lightly frayed, jacket spine has a few small water stains. Signed and dated presentation inscription from the author. Very good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 BERT, Paul Leçons sur la Physiologie Comparée de la Respiration
Paris: J. –B. Baillière 1870 978146146xxxx paperback 1 
Paris:: J. –B. Baillière. 1870. paperback. 1. 8vo. xxxv [1 blank], 588 pp. Numerous text illustrations; light water stain on half-title. Modern paper boards with the original printed wrappers laid down. Housed in a quarter black morocco chemise with gilt- stamped spine title, and matching slipcase. FINE. Very rare. . FIRST EDITION. This first edition of Bert’s early researches on respiration is dedicated to Claude Bernard. Bert was Bernard’s favorite pupil and successor at the Sorbonne. He was a brilliant scientist and inaugurated the modern period in aviation physiology. In this early work, he includes important investigations on the respiration of the tissues, blood gas, respiratory mechanics and respiration under various atmospheric conditions. This is also valuable for a historical review of the subject and his fine bibliography (pp. xix-xxxv). Garrison, History of Medicine, p. 548; Hirsch: I, pp. 498-500; Hoff & Fulton, Bibliography of Aviation Medicine, p. 3. Not in Waller, Osler or Cushing. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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4 JONES, Isaac H. Equilibrium and vertigo. With an analysis of pathologic cases. Adopted as standard for Medical Division, Signal Corps, Aviation Section by Surgeon General, and Chief Signal Officer, U. S. Army.
Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott, (1918). 
236 x 161 mm. 8vo. xv, 444 pp. Frontis., 129 figs. (including 9 stereographic figs. inserted in envelop mounted on rear paste-down), 45 charts, index. Dark red cloth, gilt spine. Ex library rubber stamps. Fine. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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5 PRAVAZ, Charles-Gabriel (1791-1853). Essai sur l’emploi médical de l’air comprimé.
Lyon: Giraudier; Paris: J.-B. Baillière, 1850. 
230 x 150 mm. 8vo. xi, 377 pp. Occasional browning. Modern quarter dark brown morocco, raised bands, gilt spine, marbled boards, marbled end-papers; new end-leaves. Untrimmed. Fine, handsome copy. FIRST EDITION. Pravaz’s essay on the uses of compressed air in medicine. Charles-Gabriel Pravaz, the son of doctors, was Director of the Orthopedic and Pneumatic Institute of Lyon. He invented the modern galvanocautery. Garrison and Morton 5603. He is known for the introduction of the hypodermic needle into Europe in 1851 (Garrison, History of medicine, p. 656). Hirsch, IV, p. 622. First Edition. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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6 [Menu: GODDARD, James L.]. The Address of Dr. James L. Goddard: "Medical Investigations of Civil Aircraft Accidents." First International Congress on Research in Burns, September 21, 1960.
[no place]: 1960. 
Folded pamphlet; ink notations inside, list of nations penciled on back. Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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7 [World War I, Aviation Medicine] U.S. War Department, Air Service, Division of Military Aeronautics. Air service medical.
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office 1919 hardcover 267 x 190 mm. Tall 8vo. 446 pp. Color frontis., extensively illustrated, tables (1 folding), index. Gilt-stamped navy cloth; rub 
Washington, D.C.:: Government Printing Office. 1919. hardcover. 267 x 190 mm. Tall 8vo. 446 pp. Color frontis., extensively. illustrated, tables (1 folding), index. Gilt-stamped navy cloth;. rubbed. Very good.. This extensively illustrated manual for the medical personnel of the United States Air Service contains numerous figures and plates including photographs of aviation equipment in use, physical examinations of flight candidates, and test equipment constructed to test the physiological effects of flight conditions. . 2 
Price: 200.00 USD
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8 [World War I, Aviation Medicine] U.S. War Department, Air Service, Division of Military Aeronautics. Air service medical.
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office 1919 hardcover 267 x 190 mm. Tall 8vo. 446 pp. Color frontis., extensively illustrated with photographs of aviation equipment in use, physical 
Washington, D.C.:: Government Printing Office. 1919. hardcover. 267 x 190 mm. Tall 8vo. 446 pp. Color frontis., extensively. illustrated with photographs of aviation equipment in use, physical. examinations of flight candidates, and test equipment constructed to. test the physiological effects of flight conditions, tables (1. folding), index. Gilt-stamped navy cloth; rubbed, inner hinge. cracked. Very good.. 2 
Price: 200.00 USD
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