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Naval Surgeon: The Voyages of Dr. Edward H. Cree. Royal Navy, as Related in His Private Journals, 1837-1856. Illustrated by the author. Edited and with an introduction by Michael Levien.

By: CREE, Edward Hodges.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, E. P. Dutton, (1982).: 1982

Seller ID: M11931

ISBN: 0525241213


4to. 275 pp. Maroon and cream cloth, dust-jacket, cartographical illustrated pastedowns and end-leaves; top front jacket slightly creased. Fine in near fine jacket. ISBN: 0525241213 View more info

Sea-Sickness: (Cause, Prevention, and Cure) Voyaging for Health, with an Appendix on Ship-Surgeons. A concise practical Treatise.

By: DUTTON, Thomas.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, Bailliere, Tindall, and Cox, [c. 1891].: 1891

Seller ID: M12013


Second edition. Small 8vo. viii, [9]-79, [2], 37 pp. Silver-stamped blue cloth; spine head worn. Mercantile Library rubber stamp to title-page, p. [9], and verso final page. Very good. "This little work treats of a very important subject. . . The author thinks that nothing is to be hoped from improved construction of steamers. . . Dr. Dutton seems to hold that if there is a specific for sea-sickness it is ammonium bromide taken regularly for some days before going on board" ("Sea-Sickness"). Reference: "Sea-Sickness." Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science. 63. ... View more info

Traite d'Hygiene Navale ou de l'Influence des Conditions Physiques et Morales dans Lesquelles l'Homme de Mer est Appele a Vivre et des Moyens de Conserver sa Sante.

By: FONSSAGRIVES, Jean-Baptiste (1823-84).

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Paris:, J. -B. Bailliere, 1856.: 1856

Seller ID: M12016


SCARCE FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xx, 770 pp. 57 figures, 4 folding tables; foxing throughout, but still legible. Early quarter gilt-stamped black leather over green marbled paper-backed boards; extremities worn especially at front cover. Good. Jean-Baptiste Fonssagrives, born in Limoges (1823), earned his doctor of medicine in 1852. He traveled as ship's doctor and later taught naval medicine at the Brest School of Naval Medicine, then became Professor of medicine and hygiene at the University of Montpellier. In his writings he discussed the etiology of yellow fever at length. Fonssagrives was cert... View more info

Naval and Maritime Medicine During the American Revolution.

By: GORDON, Maurice Bear.

Price: $82.00

Publisher: Ventnor, NJ:, Ventnor, (1978).: 1978

Seller ID: M12025


4to. ix, 134 pp. 49 plates, index. White-stamped navy blue cloth. Fine. View more info

Problems of Medicine at Sea.

By: National Maritime Museum. GREENHILL, Basil [introduced by]; James WATT; G. J. MILTON-THOMPSON; D. M. DAVIES.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Greenwich, London:, National Maritime Museum, 1974.: 1974

Seller ID: M11951


Series: Maritime Monographs and Reports, No. 12. Tall 8vo. 35 pp. 16 figures, 7 tables. Original printed wrappers; spine slightly rubbed. Very good. Contains "The Burns of Sea Battles" by Watt, "The Changing Character of the Sailor's Diet and Its Influence on Disease" by Milton-Thompson, and "The Environment of the Nuclear Submarine" by Davies. View more info

Ship's Doctor.

By: RILEY, Terrence.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD:, Naval Institute Press, (1995).: 1995

Seller ID: M12078

ISBN: 155750721X


8vo. [vi], 294, [2] pp. Frontispiece. Quarter silver-stamped black cloth over blue paper-backed boards, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 155750721X View more info

A Short History of Nautical Medicine.

By: RODDIS, Louis H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Paul B. Hoeber, (1941).: 1941

Seller ID: M12081


Second printing (reprinted from the Annals of Medical history). Small 8vo. ix, 359 pp. Frontispiece, 12 illustrations. Gilt-stamped blue cloth; extremities lightly rubbed. Very good. Garrison and Morton 2187. View more info

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Medical Essays: Compiled from Reports to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery by Medical Officers of the U. S. Navy.

By: U. S. Navy.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Washington, DC:, Government Printing Office, 1873.: 1873

Seller ID: M12093


8vo. [x], 345 pp. Light scattered foxing, not affecting legibility. Contemporary quarter gilt-stamped polished calf over green marbled paper-backed boards; corners worn, spine edges and top end darkened, head torn. Quite scarce. Very good. View more info