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Image for Observations on injuries of the spine and of the thigh bone: in two lectures, delivered in the School of Great Windmill Street. The first in vindication of the author's opinions against the remarks of Sir Astley Cooper, Bart. The second on the late Mr. John Bell's title to certain doctrines now advanced by the same gentleman.

Observations on injuries of the spine and of the thigh bone: in two lectures, delivered in the School of Great Windmill Street. The first in vindication of the author's opinions against the remarks of Sir Astley Cooper, Bart. The second on the late Mr. John Bell's title to certain doctrines now advanced by the same gentleman.

By: BELL, Sir Charles (1774-1842).

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1824.: 1824

Seller ID: M6775


318 x 247 mm. 4to. xv, [1], 101, [1], [ads, 2] pp. 5 figs., 9 engraved plates (with plate 9 bound in at front as frontis., 2 folding); light offsetting associated with the plates, marginal water-stains. Quarter red buckram, boards, gilt spine; covers soiled. Blind stamp of The Presbyterian Hospital, Ludlow Library, Philadelphia on title. Ownership signature of Charles A. Carton. Very good. UNOPENED COPY. RARE. FIRST EDITION. The text of these two lectures is, as usual, in Bell's typical lucid style, and the nine plates, drawn by the author, are remarkably effective. The first lecture is given... View more info

Examination and diagnosis of the spine and extremities.

By: HOWORTH, Beckett.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Springfield:, Charles C. Thomas, (1962).: 1962

Seller ID: M1949


255 x 180 mm. 8vo. xiii, 178 pp. 8 tables, 165 figs., indexes. Green cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket insect freckled, else fine. View more info

Image for Spondylotherapy: spinal concussion and the application of other methods to the spine in the treatment of disease.

Spondylotherapy: spinal concussion and the application of other methods to the spine in the treatment of disease.

By: [Medical Quackery] ABRAMS, Albert (1863-1924).

Price: $385.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Philopolis Press, 1910.: 1910

Seller ID: M3760


243 x 162 mm. 8vo. xvii, 400 pp. 97 figs., bibliog., index. White cloth; spine dust soiled, lightly rubbed. Ownership signatures. Very good. FIRST EDITION. The medical spurious technique called by Albert Abrams "Spondylotherapy, " was developed based on principles derived from chiropractic and osteopathic methods. "In the first quarter of the 20th century, Albert Abrams, M.D. devised what may be the greatest medical hoax of all time. His credentials as a medical man, combined with the public's fascination with and lack of understanding of the newly introduced radio set the stage f... View more info