Category: Public Health


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"The challenge of salmonellosis major public health problem."

By: BOWMER, Ernest J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Reprinted from:, The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Vol. 247, No. 4, (April, 1964).: 1964

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: M3970

254 x 177 mm. 8vo. 117/467-151/501 pp. 5 tables, 1 fig. Self-wraps. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Fine. View more info

The Social Context of Medicine.

By: CHARLES, Sir John.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: (London & Tonbridge):, (Whitefriars Press), 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: M10524

Series: The Rock Carling Fellowship, 1962, Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust. Thin 8vo. 62 pp. Teal cloth, silver-stamped cover and spine titles. Fine. View more info

Cristofano and the plague. A study in the history of public health in the age of Galileo.

By: CIPOLLA, Carlo M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, Collins, 1973.: 1973

Seller ID: S1260

8vo. 188 pp. 4 plates, 6 figs., 6 tables, bibliog., index. Maroon cloth, dust-jacket. Bookplate and ownership signature. Fine. View more info

Traite de medecine legale et d'hygiene publique, ou de police de sante, adapte aux codes de l'empire Francais, et aux connaissances actuelles. . . .

By: FODERE, Francois Emmanuel (1764-1835).

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Paris:, Mame, 1813.: 1813

Seller ID: M8293

Six volumes. 8vo. Engraved frontis. port., 2 folding tables, index; foxed. Early quarter red morocco, morocco corners, gilt spine; rubbed. Ownership signature of P. Forget, avocat a Geneve on front free end-paper of Vol. IV. Bookseller's ticket on front paste-down of Vol. I. Very good. A beautifully bound set. SECOND AND BEST EDITION. "This important publication was for many years the authoritative text-book on [legal medicine and public hygiene] in France." Garrison and Morton. Francois Fodere was born in Savoy, took the medical degree at Turin and continued his scientific studies in... View more info

A Profile of the United States Public Health Service 1798-1948, in consultation with Ralph C. Williams.

By: FURMAN, Bess.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington D.C.:, U.S. Government Printing Office, (1973).: 1973

Seller ID: M10544

DHEW Publication No. (NIH) 73-369. 8vo. xi, 487 pp. Frontis, numerous figs., index. Blue pebbled cloth, gilt-stamped cover ornament, gilt-stamped spine title. Fine. View more info

Prize essay on medical and vital statistics.

By: HOUGH, Franklin B. (1822-1885).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Albany (NY):, Van Benthuysen & Sons, 1867.: 1867

Seller ID: M10553

Thin 8vo. 37 pp. 5 figs., includes material on military hospitals. Example injury worksheet (reprinted from pp. 19-20) loosely inserted. Plain wrappers. Fine. In 1854, Hough was appointed Superintendent of the New York State Census of 1855 (the first complete census of the state) and also for 1865. In 1861, with the advent of the American Civil War, Hough worked as an inspector for the United States Sanitary Commission. In 1862, he enlisted as a surgeon in the 97th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The same year, he translated French military surgeon Lucien Baudens' account of medical con... View more info

Latin American Scientific Societies and Institutions.

By: Pan American Sanitary Bureau.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Pan American Sanitary Bureau, January 1942.: 1942

Seller ID: M10231

First revision. Publication No. 141. Tall 8vo. 146, [6] pp. Index. Printed wrappers; worn, lacks spine, else very good. View more info

The Lancet. A Journal of British and Foreign Medicine, Physiology, Surgery, Chemistry, Criticism, Literature, and News. M DCCCLVI [1856] in two volumes annually. Volume II.

By: WAKLEY, Thomas (ed.).

Price: $160.00

Publisher: London:, Thomas Palmer Lovell, 1856.: 1856

Seller ID: M10956

4to. 716 pp. Issues from July 5, 1856 to December 27, 1856. Modern half tan calf over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine title. Bookplate and ink stamp of University College of North Wales, ink signature of H. J. Evans (Anglesey) on title-page, Fine. Various articles; of particular note, this volume contains: The Fever at the Clergy Orphan Asylum, pp. 617-19, and Intestinal Fever: Its Mode of Propagation, pp. 694-5, both by William Budd. There is also an article by James Campbell (of Glasgow) reporting two cases of accidental poisoning by strychnine, which was then used as a tonic medication.... View more info

Biennial Report: Department of Public Health State of Wyoming.

By: Wyoming State Board of Health, The.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: [no city]:, The Wyoming State Board of Health, (1943).: 1943

Seller ID: M7488

8vo. 140 pp. Numerous charts and tables. Ownership signature of Margaret Jones. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

First [and Second] Report of the Board of Health. 30th April 1805.

By: [English Board of Health]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: [London?]:, n.p., 1805.: 1805

Seller ID: M10849

Small 4to. 27 pp. Original blue wrappers. Housed in a modern quarter morocco clamshell box. Fine. FIRST EDITION. Containing "An outline of a plan to prevent the Spreading of the Plague, or other contagious Diseases, presented by the Board of Health, agreeably to the Instructions of His Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council." The article gives a brief account of how an outbreak of the plague was dealt with in Queen Elizabeth's time, and then presents the then-current practices to prevent the spread of an outbreak. "If the sick die, the Body should be wrapped in oiled Cloth, or ta... View more info

A view of the character and public services of the late John Howard, Esq.

By: [HOWARD, John] AIKIN, John (1747-1822).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London:, J. Johnson, 1792.: 1792

Seller ID: M10461

Small 8vo. 248 pp. Engraved frontis-portrait. Original drab boards, black-stamped spine title, uncut; spine neatly replaced. Ink signature on title-page, notation in same hand on p. 195, "A marble Statue upon a Pedestal with a suitable Inscription has since been erected to his memory in the Cathedral of St. Paul London." J. Pickering [ca. 1795]. Fine. FIRST edition. John Howard (1726-1790), philanthropist and prison reformer. "On 8 Feb 1773 Howard was appointed high sheriff of Bedfordshire. Howard now commenced his career as a prison reformer. In his official capacity the defectiv... View more info

Map of the state of New York 1865. Showing the population of towns & wards.

By: [New York census]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Albany:, Weed & Parsons Co., 1865.: 1865

Seller ID: M10588

Lithographed onionskin sheet, 558 x 468 mm; short closed tear. Blind-stamped red covers, gilt-stamped cover title; extremities rubbed, covers soiled. Very good. View more info

Census of the state of New York, for 1865. Taken in pursuance of article third of the Constitution of the state, and of chapter sixty-four of the laws of 1855, and chapter thirty-four of the laws of 1865. Prepared from the original returns, under the direction of Hon. Francis C. Barlow, Secretary of State.

By: [New York Census] HOUGH, Franklin B. (1822-1885)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Albany:, Charles van Benthuysen & Sons, 1867.: 1867

Seller ID: M10587

4to. cxxvi, 743 pp. Original half maroon morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt-stamped spine title; joints cracked and extremities rubbed. Inscription on ffep.: "Presented by the Hon EP More Esq to John Service Jr, July 21, 1869. Bought at the Service auction by George Holmes and presented to HK Smith by George Holmes." Very good. RARE. This massive census was conducted during the Civil War, published just 2 years after. "The immense expenditures of the war brought the burden of a heavy debt upon the country, which could only be met by taxes upon property and productive ... View more info

The Sanitary Condition of New York.

By: [New York Sanitation] WARING, George E. Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York:, Scribner's Magazine, 1881.: 1881

Seller ID: M10589

Two volumes. Article(s) contained in: Vol. XXII, Nos. 1 & 2, May-June 1881, pp. 64-76 & 179-190. 8vo. 8 (ads.), 160, 9-26 (ads.); 8 (ads.), (161)-320, 9-24 (ads.) pp. Original printed brown paper wrappers. Fine. FIRST EDITIONS. These two issues of Scribner's Magazine contain a fascinating two-part article on the day-to-day sanitation in New York City before the turn of the 20th century. The city had become old enough and cosmopolitan enough that the sanitary infrastructure had begun to crumble. In describing the then-common pan closet (toilet), the author, in true Victorian melodramatic style... View more info

Annual Report of the Metropolitan Board of Health. 1866.

By: [New York State]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, C. S. Westcott & Co., 1867.: 1867

Seller ID: M10912

8vo. 453 pp. 3 folding charts. Modern half brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine title, preserving original marbled paper and leather corners. Inscription on front free endpaper from Edward B. Dalton (Sanitary Superintendent) to Massachusetts General Hospital. Very good. View more info

Reports on the sanitary condition of the labouring population of Scotland, in consequence of an inquiry directed to be made by the Poor Law Commissioners. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, July, 1842.

By: [Scottish Public Health] Poor Law Commissioners.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London:, W. Clowes & Sons, 1842.: 1842

Seller ID: M10616

At head of title: Sanitary Inquiry-Scotland. First edition. 8vo. iv, 334 pp. Tables, charts, numerous contributors. Later brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; new endleaves. Very good. This public health report carries a similar title to Edwin Chadwick's report about the conditions of the laboring classes in England, published at the same time. Authors of the articles in this collection include: Neil Arnott, Charles R. Baird, S. Scott Alison and others. First Edition. View more info

Preliminary Report on The Eighth Census. 1860.

By: [US Census] KENNEDY, Jos. C. G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington:, Government Printing Office, 1862.: 1862

Seller ID: M10953

House of Representatives, 37th Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. No. 116. 8vo. xvi, 294 pp. Lower margins water-stained, prelims. significantly stained. Original dark green blind-stamped cloth; covers stained and soiled. Good. View more info