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

An Autobiographical Fragment, 1905. A facsimile copy of the original manuscript.

By: BILLINGS, John Shaw.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bethesda, MD:, National Library of Medicine, 1965.: 1965

Seller ID: M12117

4to. Unpaginated. Pictorial wrappers. Very good. View more info

Behind the Doctor. With illustrations from contemporary sources, portraits, photographs, and original drawings by James E. Bodrero and Ruth Harris Bohan.


Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf, 1933.: 1933

Seller ID: M12490

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xxi, 458, xi pp. Illustrations, bibliography, index. Brown-stamped green cloth. Very good. First Edition. 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

A Brief Account of Henry Gray and His Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: During a Century of its Publication in America.

By: GOSS, Charles Mayo.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Lea & Febiger, 1959.: 1959

Seller ID: M11244

8vo. 51 pp. Plates. Printed wrappers. Previous owner's inked signature and rubber stamp on front cover. Fine. 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

Lectures on the whole of anatomy. An annotated translation of Prelectiones anatomiae universalis by C. D. O'Malley, F. N. L. Poynter, K. F. Russell.

By: HARVEY, William (1578-1657).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles:, University of California Press, 1961.: 1961

Seller ID: M6532

235 x 160 mm. 8vo. [x], 239 pp. Color frontis. port., 4 figs., index. Gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Ownership signature. Very good. Courville Collection 961. See: Garrison and Morton 758. View more info

Ventures in Science of a Country Surgeon.

By: HERTZLER, Arthur E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: No place given:, (Arthur E. Hertzler, 1944).: 1944

Seller ID: M11266

8vo. 304 pp. 85 numbered figs., index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Previous owner's inked signature and rubber stamp. Very good. 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