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1 ABRAMS, Albert (1863-1924). Spondylotherapy: spinal concussion and the application of other methods to the spine in the treatment of disease.
San Francisco: Philopolis Press, 1910. 
243 x 162 mm. 8vo. xvii, 400 pp. 97 figs., bibliog., index. White cloth; spine dust soiled, lightly rubbed. Ownership signatures. Very good. FIRST EDITION. The employment of remedial measures to the spinal region in the treatment of disease. Cordasco 00-0020. First Edition. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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2 BELL, Sir Charles (1774-1842). Observations on injuries of the spine and of the thigh bone: in two lectures, delivered in the School of Great Windmill Street. The first in vindication of the authorís opinions against the remarks of Sir Astley Cooper, Bart. The second on the late Mr. John Bellís title to certain doctrines now advanced by the same gentleman.
London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1824. 
318 x 247 mm. 4to. xv, [1], 101, [1], [ads, 2] pp. 5 figs., 9 engraved plates (with plate 9 bound in at front as frontis., 2 folding); light offsetting associated with the plates, marginal water-stains. Quarter red buckram, boards, gilt spine; covers soiled. Blind stamp of The Presbyterian Hospital, Ludlow Library, Philadelphia on title. Ownership signature of Charles A. Carton. Very good. UNOPENED COPY. RARE. FIRST EDITION. The text of these two lectures is, as usual, in Bell's typical lucid style, and the nine plates, drawn by the author, are remarkably effective. The first lecture is given over to a criticism of some views by another famous surgeon of Bell's time, Sir Astley Paston Cooper (see No. 1224 ff.). The second lecture is in support of his brother, John Bell, recently deceased, certain of whose findings had been claimed by Cooper as his own (Heirs of Hippocrates 1306). Gordon-Taylor 22; Haskell Norman Library 171; Heirs of Hippocrates 1306; Hirsch, I, p. 378; Orr Historical Collection 53; Thornton, Medical books, libraries and collectors, rev. ed., pp. 153-154; Wellcome, II, p. 136. First Edition. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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3 HOWORTH, Beckett. Examination and diagnosis of the spine and extremities.
Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, (1962). 
255 x 180 mm. 8vo. xiii, 178 pp. 8 tables, 165 figs., indexes. Green cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket insect freckled, else fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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