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Image for The Principles of Bacteriology: A Practical Manual for Students and Physicians.

The Principles of Bacteriology: A Practical Manual for Students and Physicians.

By: ABBOTT, Alexander Crever (1860-1935).

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Lea Brothers & Co., 1895.: 1895

Seller ID: MMRM1390


8vo. 493, [1], [16] (ads) pp. 98 figs., 17 in color, index. Maroon blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; joints and spine ends repaired with kozo, rear endleaf loose. Waterstained, not affecting text pages 1-166; p. 489 margin chipped. Inked owner signature and pencil notes on front paper, "R. Ronald Dettre, 1899". Good. Third edition, enlarged and thoroughly revised. View more info

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by a Square.

By: ABBOTT, Edwin Abbott.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pasadena:, Grant Dahlstrom, 1978.: 1978

Seller ID: GG01598


4to. xii, [2], 82, [2] pp. Quarter black silver-stamped cloth, decorative boards. Fine. Includes a letter by George Kinney, co-owner of the Castle Press, to well-known cartographer Neal Harlow. View more info

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A History of the Nursing Profession.

By: ABEL-SMITH, Brian (1926-1996).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London:, Heinemann, 1977.: 1977

Seller ID: MMRM1389

ISBN: 0435320041


8vo. xiv, 290 pp. Frontis., 17 illus., 25 tables, index. Original wrappers. Ownership inked signature of Russell C. Maulitz. Very good. ISBN: 0435320041 View more info

Image for Dedication of Monuments Erected by the State of Iowa, commemorating the death, suffering and valor of her soldiers on the battlefields of Vicksburg, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Shiloh, and in the Confederate Prison at Andersonville. November Twelfth to Twenty-Sixth, Nineteen Hundred And Six.

Dedication of Monuments Erected by the State of Iowa, commemorating the death, suffering and valor of her soldiers on the battlefields of Vicksburg, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Shiloh, and in the Confederate Prison at Andersonville. November Twelfth to Twenty-Sixth, Nineteen Hundred And Six.

By: ABERNETHY, Alonzo (compiler).

Price: $70.00

Publisher: (Des Moines):, (Emory H. English, State Printer), 1908.: 1908

Seller ID: LLV2331


27 cm. 301 pp. 29 plates, including frontispiece, 4 maps. Half gilt and blind-stamped morocco over tan cloth, deckled edges; extremities worn. Good. View more info

Image for Anthrax – The Glorious Past; Robert Koch – Louis Pasteur; A Sourcebook [+ book of Addenda].

Anthrax – The Glorious Past; Robert Koch – Louis Pasteur; A Sourcebook [+ book of Addenda].

By: ABSOLON, Karel B.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Rockville, MD:, Kabel 2002. 2 volumes.: 2002

Seller ID: M13345

ISBN: 1575290944


4to. 450, [8] pp. Frontis. portraits, fold-out illustrations, plates (some color), specimens, index. Navy gilt-stamped cloth. Near fine. ISBN: 1575290944 A compendium of significant historical work on the pathology and treatment of anthrax, including significant articles and research by and concerning Koch and Pasteur. [MK] View more info

Image for The Philosophical History and memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris: or, . . . . The Whole Translated and Abridged, by John Martyn, F.R.S., and Ephraim Chambers, F.R.S. [5 volumes].

The Philosophical History and memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris: or, . . . . The Whole Translated and Abridged, by John Martyn, F.R.S., and Ephraim Chambers, F.R.S. [5 volumes].

By: Academie Royale des Sciences (France), Paris; MARTYN, John; CHAMBERS, Ephraim (translators).

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for John and Paul Knapton. . . , 1742-53.: 1742

Seller ID: SS13441


5 volumes. 8vo. Vol.1: [4], x, 11-456, [16]; Vol.2: [2], 407, [15], 10; Vol.3: [2], 422, [16]; Vol.4: [2], 410, [14], 11-26; Vol.5: [2], 426, [14] pp. The first 10 pages of the "Addenda" are bound at the end of vol.2, pp.11-26 are bound at the end of vol.4. 44 of 45 engraved plates (mostly folding) [I: 17; II: 6; III: 6; IV: 6; V: 9 [of 10] plates [pl. 10, supplied in facs., see p. 422] TOTAL: 44 + 2 folding tables [vol. I]], tables (some folding), addenda, indexes; 2nd wasp plate (vol. V) with small scrape effecting some of the image. Original speckled calf; rebacked and with later en... View more info

Image for Academie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des Instructions Faciles pour apprendre a les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition, Augmentee, & mise en meilleur ordre.

Academie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des Instructions Faciles pour apprendre a les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition, Augmentee, & mise en meilleur ordre.

By: Academie Universelle Des Jeux.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, n.p., 1763.: 1763

Seller ID: LLV2074


// Two volumes. Sm. 8vo. 176 x129 mm. Collation: [-]2, A-Y8 Z4 (Z4, blank); [-]1, A-R8 S2. Pagination: [4], 358, [2 blank]; [2], 276 pp. Title is an insert. Illustrated woodcut [as chapter-title heading], 1 typographic ornament [vol. II chapter-title heading]; paper flaws in margin [vol. I pp.115-118], light spotting, occasional worming (at gutter), one signature loose. Original plain paper wrappers, completely untrimmed. Very good. This enormously popular collection of games was first published in 1717 and went through numerous editions well into the 19th century. Gaming in the eighteenth ce... View more info

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Essayes of Natural Experiments made in the Academie del Cimento, under the protection of the most serene prince Leopold of Tuscany. Englished by Richard Waller, Fellow of the Royal Society.

By: Accademia del Cimento (Florence, Italy); WALLER, Richard (translator).

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Benjamin Alsop, 1684.: 1684

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S13749


4to. [24], 160, [i.e.164], [10], [2] pp. Elaborate engraved allegorical half-title signed by R. Waller [showing Aristotle, an uncovered Mother Nature, and the Academy, presenting their work to the seated Royal Society], title-page with double-ruled border, 19 engraved plates. Original calf; worn, joints splitting. Kenney Sale copy. Shelf mark of Gordon Castle on title, with related bookplate. Good. First edition in English. This work was first published in Florence in 1666. Richard Waller's translation of Saggi di naturali esperienze fatte nell'Accademia del Cimento (1667) was sponsored by th... View more info

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A System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry. Volume II [only].

By: ACCUM, Fredrick. [showing as spelled on title] [Frederick] [Friedrich Christian Accum] (1769-1838).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for the Author, 1803.: 1803

Seller ID: SS13442


8vo. [iv], xxvii, [1], 360, xxxi, [1] pp. 4 engraved plates of apparatus (Plate II acts as frontispiece, all plates are unnumbered), index. Crudely rebound in quarter calf, marbled paper over old boards. Armorial bookplate of Aske's Boy School, Haberdasher's Livery Company. Ownership signature on title of Jas. Law Jones, "rec'd from Messrs. Rickers staff & Jones – 15 Sept. 1803". Scarce. First edition, vol. II only. With added paper (laid in): A Manual of Analytical Mineralogy. Review. Quarterly Review, 1809. 9 pp. pp. 153-161. "This clearly written and well organized book ... View more info

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Old Age in the New Land; The American Experience Since 1790.

By: ACHENBAUM, W. Andrew (b. 1947).

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979.: 1979

Seller ID: MMRM1391

ISBN: 080182107X


Second printing. 8vo. xii, [2], 237, [1] pp. 18 tables, 8 illus., index. Brown gilt-stamped cloth. Near fine. ISBN: 080182107x View more info

Image for Medicine & Ethnology; Selected essays [by] Erwin Ackerknecht. Edited by H. M. Koelbing and H. H. Walser.

Medicine & Ethnology; Selected essays [by] Erwin Ackerknecht. Edited by H. M. Koelbing and H. H. Walser.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin H. (1906-1988).

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins Press, 1971.: 1971

Seller ID: PW1003

ISBN: 0801813077


8vo. 195, [1] pp. Index. Blue gilt-stamped cloth. Very good. ISBN: 0801813077 Garrison and Morton 6467.2. View more info

Image for Medicine at the Paris Hospital 1794-1848.

Medicine at the Paris Hospital 1794-1848.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin H. (1906-1988).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: PW1004


8vo. xiv, 242 pp. Figs., index. Quarter black cloth, boards, dust-jacket; jacket torn with portion of upper dj torn away. Very good. Garrison and Morton 1766.607. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for Malaria in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1760-1900.

Malaria in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1760-1900.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin H. (1906-1988).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins Press, 1945.: 1945

Seller ID: PW1002


Series: Supplements to the Bulletin of the History of Medicine, no. 4. 25.1 cm. viii, 142 pp. figs., 5 folding maps. Original Light blue printed wrappers; wrapper extremities slightly chipped. Good +. Rare. First edition. Ackerknecht's first published work, Malaria in the Upper Mississippi Valley traces the rise of Malaria as a serious health problem in the United States. First Edition. View more info

Image for Therapeutics; From the Primitives to the 20TH Century; with an Appendix: History of Dietetics.

Therapeutics; From the Primitives to the 20TH Century; with an Appendix: History of Dietetics.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin Heinz (1906-1988).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York:, Hafner Press, 1973.: 1973

Seller ID: MMRM1074


8vo. x, 194 pp. Index. Burgundy gilt-stamped cloth. Ownership rubber stamp of Russell C. Maulitz. Near fine. ISBN: 028400607 PROVENANCE: Russell C. Maulitz, M.D. is a distinguished physician, author and medical historian. He has published more than 200 reviews of books dealing with medicine and the history of medicine. View more info

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A Short History of Medicine.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin Heinz (1906-1988).

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York:, Ronald Press, 1955.: 1955

Seller ID: MMRM1072


8vo. xviii, 258 pp. 28 plates, numerous illustrations, tables, index. Burgundy silver-stamped cloth. Near fine. View more info

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History and Geography of the Most Important Diseases.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin Heinz (1906-1988).

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York:, Hafner Publishing Company, 1972.: 1972

Seller ID: MMRM1392


Small 8vo. xiv, 210 pp. 13 maps and charts, index. Gilt-stamped brown cloth. Good plus. First edition. Preface by George Rosen (1910-1977). Ackernecht was a devoted Trotskyist who was forced to flee Germany after Hitler's rise to power. He became renowned in the United States as a historian of medicine, eventually chairing Wisconsin's department on the subject. First Edition. View more info

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Medicine and Ethnology; Selected Essays.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin Heinz (1906-1988).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins Press, 1971.: 1971

Seller ID: MMRM1073

ISBN: 0801813077


8vo. 195, [1] pp. Index. Blue gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. ISBN: 0801813077 Edited by Hans Huldrych Walser (1920-) and Huldrych Martin Koelbing (1923-2007). Introduction is a 10-page interview with Ackerknecht. Contents: Typical Aspects; Culture and Medicine of the Cheyennes, Dobuans, and Thonga; The Shaman and Primitive Psychopathology in General; Autopsies and Anatomical Knowledge; Surgery and Its Paradoxes; On the Collecting of Data; Some Problems; Naturalistic and Supernaturalistic Diagnoses and Treatments; Incubator and Taboo; Primitive Medicine's Social Function. Garrison and Morton 6467.2... View more info

Image for Our Feathered Families: Game and Water Birds. Being an Anecdotal and Descriptive Account of the feathered game and wild fowl, with their allied species, found in Great Britain. To which is added a Practical Chapter on Doves and Pigeons.

Our Feathered Families: Game and Water Birds. Being an Anecdotal and Descriptive Account of the feathered game and wild fowl, with their allied species, found in Great Britain. To which is added a Practical Chapter on Doves and Pigeons.

By: ADAMS, Henry Gardiner (1811/12-1881).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, James Hogg and Sons, [ca. 1862-74?].: 1862

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GG01204


Printed by Spottiswoode and Co. Small 8vo. 345 pp. Numerous wood-cuts, index. Original full chocolate brown gilt-stamped morocco, a.e. marbled. The covers are stamped: "Honoris Causa; Rottingdean" [Eton?]. Bookplate of A. Carleton Ambler (ca.1960s). Inscribed to "H.A. Powell, Class Prize in ii.B. T.H. Field House July 1874." Fine. View more info

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The Great Design: Two Lectures on the Smithson Bequest by John Quincy Adams.

By: ADAMS, John Quincy (1767-1848).

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Washington, DC:, Smithsonian, 1965.: 1965

Seller ID: PW1006


8vo. 95, [5] pp. Plates. Quarter black cloth, marbled boards; some wear to edges, spine faded a bit. Very good. On the origins of The Smithsonian Institution. Reprints lectures given in 1839 at the Quincy Lyceum, in Boston. View more info

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New York:

By: ADAMS, Mark B. [ed.]. The Wellborn Science. Eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1990., Series: Monographs on the History and Philosophy of Biology.:

Seller ID: PW1007

ISBN: 0195053613


8vo. x, [2], 242 pp. Index. Black gilt-stamped cloth. Bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0195053613 "Eugenics is the branch of biology concerned with the improvement of hereditary qualities in humans. It draws scientists into direct contact with social and political policy makers. Yet, eugenic movements which have been mainly implemented by politicians, often differ significantly from the original aims of the scientists. The four contributors to this volume examine the eugenic movements in Germany, France, Brazil, and the Soviet Union. The scientific components of those programmes are considered ... View more info