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A litil boke the whiche traytied and reherced many gode thinges necessaries for the . . . pestilence . . . made by the . . . Bisshop of Arusiens . . . [London], [1485?] Reproduced in facsimile from the copy in the John Rylands library.

By: BENGT KNUTSSON, bp. of Vesterds; Vine GUTHRIE.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Manchester:, University Press, 1910.: 1910

Seller ID: BL3361


Series: John Rylands facsimiles, no. 3. 24 cm. xxxvi, [2], [18] pp. Facsimile. Quarter gilt-stamped white vellum over pale blue paper boards. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. View more info

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Observations on the Oriental Plague and on Quarantines, as a Means of Arresting Its Progress, Addressed to the British Association of Science, Assembled at Newcastle, in August, 1838.

By: BOWRING, John, Sir (1792-1872).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, William Tait, 1838.: 1838

Seller ID: M12987


8vo. [4], 45 pp. Disbound. Half-inch trimmed from title-page upper margin (not affecting text). Very good. First printing. Bowring was an English political economist, traveler, writer, polyglot, collector of coleoptera, and, in 1854, the 4th Governor of Hong Kong. "When at Akka, I heard of a case of plague, and was convinced, as I endeavoured to show in a paper on Oriental Plague and Quarantine, which I read at a meeting of the British Association, that plague cannot be communicated beyong the infected regions, and only in certain atmospheric conditions. I showed that, when the plague bro... 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: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley:, University of California Press, (1973).: 1973

Seller ID: RH1042

ISBN: 0520023412


8vo. 188 pp. Illus., index. Maroon gilt-stamped cloth, dust jacket; jacket spine faded. PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION, on title, to Roger Hahn from Author, Carlo Cipolla. Fine. ISBN: 0520023412 Dust jacket present. 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: $40.00

Publisher: London:, Collins, 1973.: 1973

Seller ID: S0413


22 cm. 188 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. 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: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles:, University of California Press, 1973.: 1973

Seller ID: S12970

ISBN: 0520023412


8vo. 188 pp. Illus., index. Red gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn. Ownership ink signature. Very good. ISBN: 0520023412 / 0-520-02341-2 View more info

The Black Death. Natural and human disaster in medieval Europe.

By: GOTTFRIED, Robert S.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York:, Free Press, (1983).: 1983

Seller ID: S10798

ISBN: 0029123704


8vo. xvii, 203 pp. Printed wrappers. Very good. ISBN: 0029123704 View more info

Der schwarze tod im vierzehnten jahrhundert. Nach den quellen fUr aerzte und gebildete nichtarzte bearbeitet von. . .

By: HECKER, Justus Friedrich Carl, (1795-1850).

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Friedrich August Herbig, 1832.: 1832

Seller ID: M2354


213 x 137 mm. 8vo. vi, 102 pp. Pencil underlining and marginalia, foxed. Modern quarter black morocco, German paste-paper boards, new end-leaves. Fine. FIRST EDITION. Der schwarze tod was Hecker's first important work on the history of the BLACK DEATH and the great epidemics of the Middle Ages. This volume contains a historical document describing the persecution, interrogation, and confession of Jews from Montreux, Evian, and other localities, who were accused of causing the Black Death of 1348 by poisoning drinking water and food. The defendants (one a famous surgeon from Thonon) are identi... View more info

Schiff und Seuche 1795-1799.

By: LARSEN, Øivind.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: (Oslo):, Universitetsforlaget, (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: M9318


8vo. 267 pp. Photos, figs., bibliog., index. Pictorial wrappers. A fine copy. On naval medicine in the late 18th century. View more info

A Short Discourse Concerning Pestilential Contagion, and the Methods To be used to Prevent it.

By: MEAD, Richard (1673-1754).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London:, Sam. Buckley & Ralph Smith, 1720.: 1720

Seller ID: M10660


First edition. Small 4to. (198 x 123 mm) [8], 59 pp. decorative head- and tail-pieces, and factotum. Modern quarter black cloth over grey boards, gilt-stamped spine title. Contemporary ink ownership inscription on title-page, "Ex Libris Guilielmi Hillary A.D. 1722". Very good. [PZ41] FIRST EDITION. "Mead was asked for advice concerning the plague, and replied with the above tract. It was afterwards expanded into a book and is almost a prophecy of what was to develop as the English public health system. [Garrison & Morton]. "In 1719, in response to the public alarm over the out... View more info

"An Outbreak of Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease in North-Western Afghanistan."

By: MOHABBAT, Omar, et al.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: In:, The Lancet, volume II, no. 7980, Saturday 7 August, 1976.:

Seller ID: M9055


280 x 200 mm. (269)-271 pp. 1 chart (article). (269)-316 pp. (whole issue). Charts, figures, photos. Printed wrappers; minor ink notation on front cover. Very good. View more info

The Great Plague: The Story of London's Most Deadly Year.

By: MOOTE, A. Lloyd & Dorothy C. MOOTE.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Baltimore and London:, Johns Hopkins University Press, (2004).: 2004

Seller ID: BL1859

ISBN: 0801877830


First printing. 8vo. xxi, 357 pp. Illustrations, tables, index. Quarter black cloth with purple paper sides, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0801877830 First Edition. View more info

Bring out your dead; the great plague of yellow fever in Philadelphia in 1793.

By: POWELL, J. H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1949.: 1949

Seller ID: M7998


221 x 147 mm. 8vo. xi, [5], 304 pp. Frontis. port. of Benjamin Rush, 4 plates, index. Black cloth, map in end-leaves; lightly rubbed. Very good. View more info

The plague killers.

By: WILLIAMS, Greer.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons, (1969).: 1969

Seller ID: M8111


FIRST EDITION. 216 x 147 mm. 8vo. xii, 345 pp. Frontis., bibliog., index. Green cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket. Fine. First Edition. View more info

The Black Death.

By: ZIEGLER, Philip.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row, (1969).: 1969

Seller ID: S11014


8vo. 319 pp. Printed wrappers. Ownership signature on ffep. Fine. ISBN: 061315508 View more info

Exhibit of Early Medical Texts Illustrating Practice in Fevers, Plague, etc. Exhibition Room, Fine Arts Department, Boston Public Library.

By: [American Medical Association] STREETER, Edward Clark.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: [Boston:, American Medical Association, 1921].: 1921

Seller ID: BL3358


21 cm. 42, [4] pp. Illustrations. Original printed wrappers; extremities frayed. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Limited to 450 copies; another 50 were issued on handmade paper. View more info

Anweisung zur Bekampfung der Pest.

By: [Plague]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Julius Springer, 1902.: 1902

Seller ID: M10230


LATER EDITION. 8vo. 74 pp. Self-wraps. Library rubber stamp on front cover. Good. On fighting the plague. View more info