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1 Ackerman, Diane One Hundred Names for Love A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2011 039307241X / 9780393072419 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 336 pages; New copy from sample stock of publisher's sales rep. New 1st printing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Armstrong, John W. The Water of Life, A Treatise on Urine-Therapy
Rustington, Sussex True Health Publishing Co. By Health Science Press 1948 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 136 pages; No date given [circa late 1940's] HC/DJ True Health Publishing Co. By Health Science Press. Tight, fresh copy in original light aqua dust jacket with title lettering design in red to cover and spine. Bound in blue cloth with dark red title lettering to spine. Dust jacket price clipped to lower corner of the front flap; lightly toned to spine panel with two trace damp/drip lines to the spine panel - not visible to board, not internals. Attached to the lower edge of the front pastedown is a vintage bookshop label of the eminent occult and esoteric book seller, Samuel Weiser. NF/VG 
Price: 135.00 USD
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3 Atkinson, William Walker Suggestion and Auto-suggestion
Chicago Progress Company 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 217 pages; Snugly bound in original green cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Small ink stamp of a period bookstore to the front endpage. Contents bright and fresh. Just a whisper of shelf evidence rubbing to cloth at tips. Handsome and very well preserved copy of this uncommon quasi-mesmerist, subliminal messaging tract intended for business and health. VG++ to NF 
Price: 135.00 USD
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4 Barnes PT, John F. Healing Ancient Wounds; The Renegade's Wisdom
Paoli, PA Rehabilitation Services, Inc. , T/A 2000 1929894058 / 9781929894055 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 345 pages; Tight bright and fresh in immaculate, crisp-edged dust jacket. Illustrated with b&w drawings. Unmarked copy feels and appears as new. F/F. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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5 Bird, Golding Lectures On Electricity And Galvanism, In Their Physiological And Therapeutical Relations Delivered At the Royal College of Physicians, Revised and Extended
Philadelphia William H. Hazzard 1854 First American Edition Hardcover Fair 
Woodcut figures; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 212 pages; HC 1st American edition from the last London edition. Soundly bound but shabby. Original brown cloth binding damp mottled and with titles at spine illegible; some insect worming to the cloth at spine. Damp lines to first and last few leaves; otherwise just occasional light spotting scattered in text. Illustrated with a number of small woodcut figures in the text. Binding sound and contents generally clean. Shabby externals. Fair to Good only 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Ciccolina, Sophia Marquise A. & Edgar S. Werner (Trans. ) Deep Breathing, As a Means of Promoting the Art of Song, and Curing Weaknesses and Affections of the Throat and Lungs, Especially Consumption
New York M. L. Holbrook & Company 1883 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Silhouette diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; HC 1st American edition. Soundly bound in original maroon cloth with titles decoratively in gilt to cover board; spine unlettered, as issued. Floral endsheets toned; front flyleaf cracking in the gutter. Text is bright but with brief pencil underlining and margin check marks scattered through the text. Light shelf rub to cloth at spine ends and tips. An extensive catalog of Holbrook published health and diet tracts appended at rear. G+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Duncan, Thomas C. Children, Acid and Alkaline; "Health, the Golden Mean" : The Law Of Diet Selection, Contraria, The Therapeutic Law, Similia
Philadelphia Boericke & Tafel 1900 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 148 pages; Presumed 1st edition of this hard to find title. Soundly bound in original dark green cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. Front flyleaf endpage cracked in the gutter and laid in loose at front. One page mid-book is corner creased. Just mild shelf evidence to cloth at board extremities. Uncommon. VG- 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8 Eidson, Deborah Vibrational Healing; Revealing the Essence of Nature through Aromatherapy and Essential Oils
Frog, Ltd. 2000 1583940316 / 9781583940310 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good- 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 241 pages; Trade paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Solid decent copy has light reader and handling wear. Mild essential oil fragrance. Light reader crease to spine and a nick to the binding at the base of the spine. VG- 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9 Fisher, Irving & Eugene Lyman Fisk How to Live; Rules for Healthful Living, Based on Modern Science
New York & London Funk & Wagnalls 1932 Nineteenth Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs & tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages; Tightly bound and fresh in original title lettered dust jacket. 19th edition, revised. Burgundy, textured cloth with titles embossed to cover and spine. Publisher's red top stain is bright and uniform. Dust jacket lightly toned with some nicking and rubbing and superficial silverfish predation to spine panel. Solid neat copy. NF/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Gallavardin, Jean-Pierre & Irenaeus D. Foulon (Trans. ) The Homoeopathic Treatment of Alcoholism
Philadelphia Hahnemann Publishing House 1890 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 138 pages; 1st US edition, excerpted and translated from the author's French work. "Alcoholisme et Criminalite´" Tightly bound in original port red colored cloth with titles brightly in gilt and double rules in blind to upper board. Spine unlettered, as issued. Superficial crimping to cloth at spine ends and a whisper of fading to cloth color at spine. Prior owner name/s penned to front endpage. A very bright, snug and well preserved copy. Quite uncommon in the original edition. VG++ to NF 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11 Gentilcore, David Healers and Healing in Early Modern Europe; Social and Cultural Values in Early Modern Europe
Manchester Manchester University Press 1998 0719041996 / 9780719041990 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pages; HC is snug, solid and neat in maroon cloth with title-lettering in gilt to spine; mild ex-library indications include a catalog label at spine, bookplate at front and small barcode label to rear endpage. Illustrated with reproduced engravings, maps and tables. A tight clean copy with minimal institutional ownership indications. VG- 
Price: 125.00 USD
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12 Ginsburg, Carl & Lucia Schuette-Ginsburg The Intelligence Of Moving Bodies - A Somatic View Of Life And Its Consequences
Santa Fe, NM Awareing Press 2010 0982423500 / 9780982423509 Paperback Good+ 
Diagrams and drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 304 pages; Larger 8vo paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Soundly bound and generally neat; no marks. There is a mild damp ripple to the first several pages including front matter and up to about pg 9. Perhaps the result of a drink ring or a modest spill. Page 10-304 without any appreciable ripple. Mild curl to the cover at the front edge and trace sunning to the front cover along the top edge. Solid unmarked copy. Scarce. G+ to VG- 
Price: 110.00 USD
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13 Green, G. G. Green's Diary Almanac, 1882 and 83
Woodbury, NJ G. G. Green Laboratories 1882 Wraps Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Pictorial almanac for the years 1882 & 83. Bound in ornately illustrated and lettered, and vibrantly color printed covers. Patent medicine remedy testimonials and instractions on rectos with facing verso calendar and memo note pages. Original small string loop through the top spine corner has pulled through the paper leaving a small closed tear in the upper corner of the pages. Covers bright and quite attractive; contents complete. Young child's small pencil drawing to a few of the blank memo areas of the calendar pages. About VG 
Price: 37.50 USD
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14 Hay, William Howard A New Health Era
New York The Hay System 1934 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Holmes, Robert Watch Your Nerves; an Introduction to a Method That Has Brought Health to Sufferers of Nervous Troubles.
Jersey City Self-Published 1933 Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; Robert Holmes (self-published). 8vo paperback in original title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Bright clean and very neat. Mild offset toning to the surface of the rear cover from an adjacent volume on the shelf. Otherwise nearly as new. Uncommon. VG++ 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Horn, Raymond A. Jr. The Pennsylvania German Herb Garden At Historic Schaefferstown
Millersville, PA 1977 Paperback Very Good+ 
Historic Shaefferstown Record Special Series No. 1, June 1977; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Saddle-stapled in pictorial paper wraps. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to wraps at edges and a tiny spot of soiling to front cover. Gorgeously illustrated with detailed drawings of plants by local artist, Karen Wenger. VG++ to NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Joshi , Sunhil Dr. Ayurveda And Panchakarma; The Science of Healing and Rejuvenation
Lotus Press 1997 0914955373 / 9780914955375 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Solid decent copy has light general reader and handling wear. Mild essential oil fragrance. Light reader's curl at front edge; a few pages creased at top corner to mark place. VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Kallet, Arthur and Schlink, F. J. 100,000,000 Guinea Pigs; Dangers in Everday Foods, Drugs, and Cosmetics
New York Vanguard Press 1934 Twenty-Third Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Original publisher, later (23rd printing). Superb copy is bright, tight and fresh in original yellow and black, title lettered dust jacket. Binding of jet black cloth is uniformly bright with paper title labels to cover and spine immaculate. Publisher's red top stain is brilliant and unmarred. Dust jacket crisp edged and bright with original $2.00 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage; mild offset toning to the endpages adjacent to the jacket flaps. A mere whisper of a surface rub to the jacket's front panel. Remarkable well preserved copy of this ground breaking and prescient examination of dangerous additives in everyday food and consumer items. Appears about as new; exceptionally uncommon in condition. F/NF 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 Krutch, Joseph Wood Joseph Wood Krutch Herbal
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 255 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Bound in green quarter cloth and patterned pictorial paper covered boards. Dust jacket is largely complete and bright but had been torn along the entirety of the front spine edge. Old tape repairs to the closed jagged tears on the reverse surface have fallen away and we have mended the jacket with archival paper tape alo on the reverse surface. The result is the jacket is rather attractive despite the long closed tears; fresh mylar jacket cover newly added. A shorter closed tear at the front corner of the cover panel has a small open snag. Light general toning to the whites of the jacket. Contents cela and neat. Profusely illustrated with full page reproductions of 16th century botanical woodcuts. VG/G++... Oversize book will require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Leyel, C. F The Magic of Herbs; A Modern Book of Secrets
New York Harcourt, Brace & Company 1926 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; 1st American edition bound with sheets printed in London. HC in original dark green cloth with title lettering in yellow to the spine. Soundly bound and generally neat. Light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges and mild crimp to cloth at spine ends. Small area of loss to green sizing in the cloth along the lower spine edges from apparent silverfishing. Binding slightly shaken in the spine. Expected mild toning to text stock. Prior owner's address label mounted to front pastedown. Sound decent copy. G++ to VG- 
Price: 95.00 USD
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