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41 Druitt, Robert and Joshua Flint (Ed) The Principles and Practice of Modern Surgery, from the Second London Edition
Philadelphia Lea & Blanchard 1842 First American Edition Leather Bound Good+ 
Woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 534 pages; 1842 Lea & Blanchard. 1st US edition, fromt the 2nd British edition. Illustrated with fity wood cut engravings. Original speckled calf leather binding. Page block is solid and clean with light scattered toning and foxing. Front board detached and rear board tenuous at joint. Leather at spine stressed and darkened with cracking to hardened surface. Morocco leather title label is darkened but legible. An age darkened prior owner paper label at spine is missing portions. A perior manuscript ownership signature to front padtedown is largely erased with two succeeding ownership signatures present to the front endpage. Extensive catalog of publisher ads at rear. Text block VG but binding fair to Good only. Could be rebacked retaining original binding materials. Overall G+ to VG- 
Price: 100.00 USD
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42 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 7" - 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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43 Dunglison, Robley & Richard J Dunglison (Ed. ) History of Medicine, From the Earliest Ages to the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century
Philadelphia Lindsay and Blakiston 1872 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 287 pages; Soundly bound in original maroon cloth with ruling and cornerpieces to boards stamped in blind and titles at spine in gilt. Prior ownership in pencil to front end and title pages. Silverfish scars to the cloth's emuslion at the topmost inch of the spine, not affecting the gilt titles; mild sunning to cloth at spine. Expected light toning to page stock; one page mid-book has an inch long and half inch deep chip missing from the front margin and a short edge tear; mended with archival japanese repair tissue. Solid clean copy. VG- 
Price: 49.50 USD
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44 Eager, Harold Lancaster General Hospital; 100 Years of Caring, 1893 - 1993
Lancaster Lancaster General Hospital 1993 Paperback Fine 
Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 136 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Fresh unread copy; as new. Fine 
Price: 19.50 USD
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45 Esmarch, Friedrich and H R H Princess Christian (Trans. ) Early Aid in Injuries and Accidents
Philadelphia Henry C. Lea's Son & Co 1883 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Woodcuts; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 117 pages; 1st American edition. Bound in original brown cloth with titles in gilt to spine and triple rules in blind to board edges. Cloth rubbed with shallow fray at spine ends. Boards lightly bumped at corners. Several signatures starting a little at front edge. Prior owner name penned top edge of title page. Catalogue of other Lea medical titles at rear. Illustrated with woodcuts. A detailed and professional guide to first aid; uncommon in the original edition. G++ 
Price: 55.00 USD
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46 Farmer, John L. A Surgeon's Duty; The World War II Memoir of John L. Farmer, M.D.
Richmond, VA A.H. Farmer 2004 0974496006 / 9780974496009 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, sound, and clean. Signed by author to the title page. Text unmarked. Front corners gently bumped; mild shelf evidence to cover surfaces. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.50 USD
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47 Feudtner, Chris Bittersweet; Diabetes, Insulin, and the Transformation of Illness
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 2003 0807827916 / 9780807827918 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 290 pages; Tight bright and fresh in clean crisp-edged dust jacket. Just a touch of shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges; superficial horizontal one inch scratch to jacket front panel. Just about as new. NF/NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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48 Fiennes, Richard Zoonoses of Primates; The Epidemiology and Ecology of Simian Diseases in Relation to Man: Manuals in Biology
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1967 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages; HC/DJ is snug and solid in original title-lettered dust jacket. Jacket spine panel sunned and faded. Just a hint of wear to jacket corners and edges. Trace foxing to fore and top edges of page block. Slight shelf soiling to rear cover. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpaper and to top edge of the jacket's front panel. Illustrated with B/W tables. VG+/VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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49 Fishbein, William, Ed. Sleep, Dreams and Memory
Lancaster, England MTP Press Limited 1981 088331200X / 9780883312001 Hardcover Near Fine 
B&W Graphs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; HC in pebbled orange boards with title lettering in black. Tight bright and fresh; no marks. Just a whisper of shelf/handling evidence to externals at edges. Feels and appears about as new. Presumably issued without dust jacket. NF 
Price: 65.00 USD
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50 Forster, Robert & Orest Ranum (Eds. ) with Elborg Forster & Patricia M. Ranum (Trans. ) Medicine and Society in France, Selections from the Annales: Economies, Societes, Civilizations. Volume 6
Baltimore, MD The Johns Hopkins University Press 1980 0801823056 / 9780801823053 Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 176 pages; HC in publisher's red boards with titles in white to front cover and spine. Bright, sound and square. A page or two observed with brief pencil margin note. Illustrated with B&W distribution maps. Solid copy. VG 
Price: 8.00 USD
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51 Fox, Renee C. Essays In Medical Sociology; Journeys into the Field
New Brunswick Transaction Publishers 1988 0887386822 / 9780887386824 Second Edition Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 711 pages; Stout paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Tight bright and fresh; no marks. Just a touch of shelf/handling wear to covers; mild stress crease to lower corner of cover. Solid copy that feels and appears unread. NF 
Price: 30.00 USD
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52 Fox, Renee C. Experiment Perilous; Physicians and Patients Facing the Unknown
New Brunswick Transaction Publishers 1998 1560009497 / 9781560009498 Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; Trade paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Tight bright and fresh; no marks. Just a whisper of shelf/handling evidence. Feels and appears unread. NF 
Price: 17.50 USD
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53 Gaertner, Gustav Reducing Weight Comfortably; the Dietetic Treatment of Obesity
Philadelphia, Pa. Lippincott 1914 First Edition Hard cover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages; Rare early diet book-1914 medically informed study of dietary and exercise methods for reducing weight. Found in only a handful of scholarly and specialist libraries, this is a rare early "diet book" that hews closely to observable facts and the actual results of the author's medically formed treatment/diets. In original ribbed blue cloth with ruling in blind to boards and titles in gilt to spine, a little rubbed and dulled. Rear board has some moderate splotchy spill stain and superficial surface rubbing. Binding is sound and contents clean; no marks. A solid copy. Gaertner was a well regarded Austrian physician and pathologist who made study of nutrition a special interest. He is credited with a number of medical innovations. His treatment of obesity acknowledged the varying ability of different physical types to metabolize caloric intake and his suggestions for diet included elements of a physical regimen. He expresses disdain for quack methods and purgative, low water intake methods. As such, his book-which reads more as a medical text, than a diet book, per se is one of the first modern books to prescribe specific methods of dieting in a substantial and effective manner. An important book in the field of diet and nutrition. Exceptionally uncommon. This copy G+ to VG-[The English language translation of the author's Dia Tetische entfettungskuren [1913], published originally in Leipzig, Germany. ] 
Price: 195.00 USD
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54 Geyman, John P. (Ed. ) Journal of Family Practice; Volumes 10 & 11
New York Appleton-Century Crofts 1980 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 2275 pages; All 12 issues for 1980 bound together in heavy blue cloth. Prior owner's name in gilt to lower front corner of the upper board. Soundly bound and clean. VG+ ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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55 Geyman, John P. (Ed. ) Journal of Family Practice; Volumes 6 & 7
New York Appleton-Century Crofts 1978 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 2655 pages; All 12 issues for 1978 bound together in heavy blue cloth. Prior owner's name in gilt to lower front corner of the upper board. Soundly bound and clean. VG+ ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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56 Geyman, John P. (Ed. ) Journal of Family Practice; Volumes 8 & 9
New York Appleton-Century Crofts 1979 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 2424 pages; All 12 issues for 1979 bound together in heavy blue cloth. Prior owner's name in gilt to lower front corner of the upper board. Soundly bound and clean. VG+ ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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57 Gilman, Sander L. Creating Beauty To Cure the Soul Race and Psychology in the Shaping of Aesthetic Surgery
Durham Duke University Press 1998 0822321114 / 9780822321118 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; HC in original black cloth with title lettering in silver to spine. Snugly bound and very neat; no marks to text. Lacking dust jacket and with a small remainder mark bottom edge. VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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58 Gladwin, Mary E. Ethics; Talks To Nurses.
Philadelphia W. B. Saunders Company 1931 Third Printing Hardcover Good+ in Poor dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages; HC with remnants of dust jacket. 3rd printing. HC in original green cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Binding a little shaken in the spine; mild shelf rub to cloth at extremities. Some minimal pencil marginalia and underlining scattered to a few pages; light foxing to endpages. Dust jacket spine, rear panel and flap are laid in at rear. Sound decent copy with partial dust jacket. Book is good plus with a poor jacket 
Price: 15.00 USD
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59 Good, Peter P. The Family Flora and Materia Medica Botanica, [Vol I only (of II)]; Containing the Botanical Analysis, Natural History, and Chemical and Medical Properties and Uses of Plants.
Cambridge, MA Peter P. Good, (Self-Published) 1854 Revised Expanded Edition Hardcover Good 
Hand colored lithographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1854 Peter P. Good, (Self-Published). HC Vol I only of the revised and exapanded edition which doubled the number of color plates of the earlier 1945 edition. Text and plates complete with 48 tissue guarded, hand colored lithographs of botanical specimens. Front board detached; spine cloth missing in entirety. Plate # 11 damaged with two small oval pieces cut from the plate. Most tissue guards served as a practice template for a young hand to practice tracing with outlines of the flowers in pencil - somethimes shaded in by pencil. To be clear these pencil doodles are on the tissue guards and not the plates. Paged with lv pp of introduction and glossary followed by 48 sections of 4 printed pages, a blank sheet and a handcolored plate - detailing 48 botanical specimens. [10] pp of ads at rear include an engraved portrait of the author, again with a pencil defaces tissue guard. Here and there some light spotting and soiling; a few instances of shallow crescent shaped damp lines to the edge of a slim section of pages. Externally rough but textually complete. A candidate for rebacking and restoration. Good only thus. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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60 Green, Henry An Introduction to Pathology and Morbid Anatomy
Philadelphia Henry C. Lea 1871 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Wood cuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; 1871 Henry C. Lea. HC in original cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. 1st US edition same year as UK first publication. Illustrated by wood cuts. Binding sound but tender in the joints. All original endpages and matter present and clean. No marks. Cloth stressed and a little frayed at spine ends. Corners a little bumped with mild fray. A short closed tear to the fabric along the front spine edge has been archivally restored. Light damp stain along the front edge of the boards has softened the cloth but does not affect any internals. Uncommon 1st edition in serviceable condition. Minimal restoration would be of immense benefit. G+ 
Price: 90.00 USD
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