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1 MACEWEN, Sir William (1848-1924) Observations concerning trans-plantation of bone. Illustrated by a case of inter-human osseous transplantation, whereby over two-thirds of the shaft of a humerus was restored
In: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. XXXII, No. 213, 1881. London: Harrison and Sons 1881 paperback 2 
In: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. XXXII, No. 213, 1881. London:: Harrison and Sons. 1881. paperback. 2. 214 x 140 mm. 8vo. Pages 232-247. [Entire issue: 103-332, iii, 3 pp.] Printed wrappers. Very good. . FIRST EDITION. "FIRST ALLOGRAFT TRANSPLANATATION OF BONE IN HUMANS." Garrison and Morton. Sir William Macewen was professor of surgery at the University of Glasgow. Macewen was notable for his methods of osteotomy for genu valgum, radical cure of oblique inguinal hernia, treatment of aneurysm by acupuncture, and his monograph of pyogenic infective diseases of the brain, which sums up his brilliant work on the surgery of the brain and spinal cord. Garrison, History of medicine, p. 598. Garrison and Morton 4346.2. First Edition. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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2 McLEAN, Franklin C. & Marshall R. URIST. Bone: An Introduction to the Physiology of Skeletal Tissue.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1955). 
FIRST EDITION. Series: The Scientist’s Library: Biology and Medicine. 8vo. xii, [182] pp. Frontis., photos, figs., tables, index. Gray cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket has small hole on rear cover. Presentation inscription from Marshall R. Urist to Willard E. Goodwin. Very good. First Edition. 
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3 ROTH, Hans. Die Konservierung von Knochengewebe für Transplantationen.
Vienna: Springer-Verlag, 1952. 
250 x 143 mm. 8vo. vi, 222 pp. 16 tables, 147 figs., bibliog., index. Gilt-stamped navy cloth, dust-jacket; jacket chipped and torn. Very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 SÁNCHEZ-YLLADES, Luis & Marcial García GONZÁLEZ. Anatomía y Fisiologia de la Médula Ósea Humana [Roja-Gris-Amarilla].
México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1965. 
8vo. 536 pp. Illustrations (a few in color), index. Reddish-brown cloth, gilt-stamped black spine label, dust jacket; jacket torn. Bookplate of Edwin E. Osgood. Very good. Rare. Dust jacket present. 
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5 WATSON-JONES, Reginald (1902-1972). Fractures and Joint Injuries.
Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1944. Signed
Two volumes. Third edition. 4to. xi, 407; vii, 409-960 pp. Numerous figs. (many in color), indexes. Original navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles; extremities lightly rubbed. Ownership signature and rubber stamp of Clare Gray Peterson. Near fine. RARE SIGNED PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION BY WATSON-JONES: “Good luck to C. Peterson who I am delighted to have met in Oregon, Reginald Watson-Jones, June 7th, 1946.” “[Sir Reginald] was considered to be one of the most outstanding orthopaedic surgeons in the mid-twentieth century and is responsible for bringing the treatment of fractures to the specialized position it holds today… he became most famous for his instructional course lectures on fractures that were held in the early 1930’s. These sessions were so successful and so well attended that he was asked to write his notes into a fracture text. Fractures and Joint Injuries was published just prior to World War II. Most surgeons at the time found the text to be concise and “non-academic,” which was refreshing and enabled them to better understand the concepts. The text served as a guiding hand for all military surgeons during World War II. Prior to this, there had never been a fracture text that dealt as comprehensively with fracture management. This remained a standard reference for decades in dealing with fractures and was translated into many languages. Still today it is a highly demanded book in areas of the world where operative treatment is not practical.” Hagy, “‘Keeping Up with the Joneses’ - The Story of Sir Robert Jones and Sir Reginald Watson-Jones”, Iowa Orthop J. 2004; 24: 133–137. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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