Category: Medical Biography


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Memoirs of a Surgeon.

By: ATKINS, Hedley.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London:, Springwood Books, (1977).: 1977

Seller ID: M11124

ISBN: 0905947207

8vo. xiv, 265 pp. Frontis. port. of Atkins, illustrations, index. Red paper boards, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Previous owner's inked signature. Very good. ISBN: 0905947207 Dust jacket present. View more info

Biographie Medicale par Ordre Chronologique d'apres Daniel Leclerc, Eloy, etc. Mise dans un nouvel ordre, revue et completee.

By: BAYLE, Antoine Laurent Jesse (1799-1858) & August Jean THILLAYE.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, B. M. Israël, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: M12169

Two volumes. Reprint of the 1855 Paris edition. 8vo. [4], 560; [4], 950 pp. Red cloth, black and gilt-stamped spine titles. Fine. BM Readex (1855 ed.) Vol. 2, p. 630; Garrison & Morton 6712. View more info

L'Oeuvre de Claude Bernard.

By: BERNARD, Claude (1813-1878).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris:, J.-B. Bailliere et Fils, 1881.: 1881

Seller ID: M11141

8vo. viii, 384, (385), ads. [6] pp. Woodburytype frontis. port. of Bernard. Original printed wrappers; covers reattached with kozo, extremities chipped. Pages uncut. Good. FIRST EDITION. The standard bibliography of Claude Bernard's writings. Contains an introduction by Mathias Duval, notices by E. Renan, Paul Bert and Armand Moreau, an analytical index to the complete works of Bernard by Roger de la Coudraie, and a bibliography of Bernard's works by G. Malloizel. Frontis. is an original Woodburytype photograph of Claude Bernard. See Haskell Norman Library 209; Waller 18325. First Edition. View more info

Reseanteckningar utgifna af Kongl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademien Genom H.G. Soderbaum.

By: BERZELIUS, Jons Jacob (1779-1848).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Stockholm:, P.A. Norstedt & Soner, (1903).: 1903

Seller ID: M11146

4to. xii, 430, [1] pp. Color frontis., plates, small text illustrations. Original printed wrappers; faint marginal water-stains. Ex-library bookplate with embossed stamp on title, spine call number painted over. Very good. Ownership signature of noted anatomist, biologist, and historian Olof Larsell (1886-1964) who provided the English translation of the autobiography of Jons Jacob Berzelius (1779-1848). An account of Berzelius' earlier travels, 1812 to London and 1818-19 to England, France, Switzerland and Germany. View more info

Man, Mind & Medicine: The Doctor’s Education. With a Foreword by Alan Pifer.

By: COPE, Oliver.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and Toronto:, J.B. Lippincott, (1968).: 1968

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: M11188

8vo. 144 pp. Indexes. Printed wrappers. Very good. Author’s signed presentation inscription on half-title. View more info

Leonhard Rauwolf. Sixteenth-century physician, botanist, and traveler.


Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, Harvard University Press, 1968.: 1968

Seller ID: M11059

8vo. viii, 321 pp. Frontis, 4 illus., bibliog., index. Grey cloth, silver-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine. Dust jacket present. View more info

Christian R. Holmes: Man and Physician.

By: FISCHER, Martin.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Springfield and Baltimore:, Charles C. Thomas, 1937.: 1937

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: M11230

Large 8vo. [7] ff., 233 pp. Frontis. port. of Holmes, illustrations. Quarter black cloth with blue cloth boards, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Ex-library bookplate with embossed stamp on title, spine call number painted over. Very good. Signed presentation inscription by the author on title-page. View more info

"Available Sources and Future Prospects of Medical Biography." Offprint: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, Vol. IV, No. 5, May 1928.

By: GARRISON, Fielding Hudson (1870-1935).

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York:, New York Academy of Sciences, 1928.: 1928

Seller ID: M11238

8vo. (586)-607 pp. Bound in a library folder with bookplate and stamps (now partially disbound). Very good. View more info

Wiens grosse Arzte.

By: GLASER, Hugo.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: (Wien):, Wiener Volksbuchverlag, (1950).: 1950

Seller ID: M6157

Volksbuchreihe Wien, Band 2. 210 x 135 mm. 8vo. 188 pp. 14 plates. Blue-stamped gray cloth. Ownership rubber stamp on title. Very good. View more info

Image for Autobiography of Samuel D. Gross, M.D., emeritus professor of surgery in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia. With sketches of his contemporaries. Edited by his sons.

Autobiography of Samuel D. Gross, M.D., emeritus professor of surgery in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia. With sketches of his contemporaries. Edited by his sons.

By: GROSS, Samuel D. (1805-1884).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, George Barrie, 1887.: 1887

Seller ID: M12999

2 vols. 8vo. xxxii, 407; viii, 438 pp. Frontispiece portrait, index. Original burgundy beveled cloth, gilt spine title, top edges gilt; spines dulled, both vols. tight and clean, thus very good copies. Ownership signature of W. Schu['] Scott. First edition. A remarkable biographical source for lots of important figures including Gross who is himself one of the most important American physicians of his day. Includes descriptions of the author's colleagues: Samuel Latham Mitchell, Thomas Chalkley James, Philip Syng Physick, Williams Potts Dewees, George McClellan, Bishop Bascom, J.J. Audubon, G... View more info

Lives of Eminent American Physicians and Surgeons of the Nineteenth Century.

By: GROSS, Samuel D. [ed.].

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Lindsay & Blakiston, 1861.: 1861

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: M12357

8vo. Frontispiece, xi, [xii-xvi], [17]-836 pp. Original cloth; spine and extremities worn, spine mounted. Fair to good. BOOKPLATE AND SIGNATURE of Henry Kirke Cushing, father of Harvey Cushing. Also with a later rubber-stamp of G.J. Tucker, M.D. SIGNED TWICE by Cushing on f.f.e.p. and title-page. SIGNATURE OF HENRY KIRKE CUSHING (HIS COPY), FATHER OF HARVEY CUSHING – FIRST EDITION. "In 1861 I edited a work, an octavo volume of upwards of eight hundred pages, entitled Lives of Eminent American Physicians and Surgeons of the Nineteenth Century. ...It was designed to fill a void that ... View more info

Thomas Willis ein Wegbereiter der Modernen Medizin 1621-1675.

By: ISLER, Hansruedi.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Stuttgart:, Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, 1965.: 1965

Seller ID: M10370

Series: Gross Naturforscher, Band 29. Small 8vo. 211 pp. 11 figs. Tan cloth, blue-stamped cover and spine titles, dust jacket, glassine wrapper. Fine. Dust jacket present. View more info

A book about doctors.


Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York:, Carleton, 1864.: 1864

Seller ID: M8524

8vo. 488, [ads 4] pp. Original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt spine; rubbed, head of spine frayed. Very good. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of this series of essays about English physicians such as Thomas Browne, Radcliffe, Akenside, and Lettsom. First Edition. View more info

A Book About Doctors.

By: JEAFFRESON, John Cordy; Moulton, Charles Wells (editor).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Akron OH, and Chicago:, The Saalfield Publishing Co., 1904.: 1904

Seller ID: M12939

Series: The Doctor's Recreation Series, vol. IV. 8vo. 516 pp. Frontispiece depiction of a surgical clinic by Billroth (after a painting by A.F. Seligmann), 3 plates, index. Original brown ribbed cloth, spine stamped in green and gilt, t.e.g.; small nick in spine. Inner hinges both reinforced. Minor pencil notes by Philip S. Hench (not signed, but from his library). Very good. The best of those medical Ana that have been preserved by tradition or literature including stories of English physicians such as Sir Thomas Browne, Sir Kenelm Digby, Sir Hans Sloane, Sir Samuel Garth, John Radcliffe, Ri... View more info

Uniquely Johns Hopkins.

By: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Baltimore):, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1988.: 1988

Seller ID: M10112

8vo. (35) pp. Color photos. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket. Previous owner's ink signature of Willard E. Goodwin. Very good. Includes portraits and biographies of eminent physicians from Johns Hopkins. View more info

Pulmonary Resuscitation-Howard Atwood Kelly, 1894.

By: KELLY, Howard Atwood; POITRAS, Jean-Maurice.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: (Baltimore:, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, 1979).: 1979

Seller ID: M12147

21 x 28 cm. Unpaginated. 2 figs. Printed wrappers. Reprint. Very good. View more info

Medici illustri. Dodici tavole da documenti originali.

By: LATRONICO, Nicola.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Milano:, "Co-Fa", n.d.:

Seller ID: M6292

310 x 213 mm. Portfolio. Unpaginated (leaves loosely laid in, as issued). 12 plates (most color or highlighted in color). Wrappers. Ownership rubber stamp on title. Very good. View more info

Fifty Years of Medicine and Surgery: An Autobiographical Sketch.

By: Martin, Franklin H. (1857-1935).

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Surgical Publishing, 1934.: 1934

Seller ID: M12943

8vo. xxvii, 449 pp. Plates, index. Green gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. "Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, was the founder and managing editor (1905-1935) of the College's journal Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics (SG&O), which is today known as the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS); and was Director-General of the American College of Surgeons (1913-1935). He graduated from the Chicago Medical College, which later became the Northwestern University Medical School in 1880, and served as an intern at Mercy Hospital in Chicago. One of his first contributions to surgery was the found... View more info