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Etapas De La Vida Medical Del Doctor Juan Madera

By: Abeille, Luciano

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Talleres Graficos De G. Kraft Ltda.: 1939

Seller ID: 24540

Condition: Very Good-

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 413 pages; Original cream colored printed card stock covers. Square sound and solidly bound. Illustrated with numerous glosy stock ills. Cover stock crimping along the edges which overlap the page block by a fraction of an inch. Mild shelf soiling to covers. Upper corner of page block bumped and lightly dogeared. Touch of very mild chipping to cover stock at spine ends. Text solid and unmarked. About VG; Uncommon View more info

Wizards, Aliens, And Starships; Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction

By: Adler, Charles L.

Price: $17.85

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27857

ISBN: 0691147159

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

B&W Graphs and Diagrams; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 378 pages; Tight bright and fresh in clean crisp-edged dust jacket. JUnmarked copy feels and appears about as new. F/F View more info

Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden At Kew. Five [5] Volumes, Complete

By: Aiton, William

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown: 1810

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 29609

Condition: Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; Five volumes, complete. Xl, 1-407; 1-432; 1-432; 1-522; 1-568 pp. Ten page Longman Hurst....publisher's catalog bound in at front. In original drap paper covered boards with paper backed spines with paper title labels. Contents complete and clean. Boards generally detached with a few hanging on by cords; paper backed spines chipped and rubbed with flaking and chipping to title labels. Bookplates to front pastedowns of each volume of a east coast liberal arts college Belles Lettres society. Expected scattered mild spotting to page stock. Uncommon in the enlarged revis... View more info

Calendars. Rules, Explanations, Contradictions As To Ac. To Correct the Erros of Ns. , Os. , and Am; Ae. -Actian; Am-Present Greek [Etc]

By: Aycrigg, B

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Printed for the Author By E. O. Jenkins' Sons: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31291

Condition: Very Good-

Tab;es; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages; Paperbound copy in original title lettered wraps over side staple bound text block; spine unlettered, as issued. Contents clean and neat with just expected mild toning. Cover wraps lightly edge toned with a thin swath of shelf soiling along the front edge of the cover and light shelf rub to extremities. Mild wrinling and short closed stress tear to cover material at base of spine. Wrpas appear to have been reglued over the side-stapled spine. Solid and clean. Scarce monograph with only 3 copies located in institutional holdings searched on Worldcat... View more info

Microscopical Observations Made in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida

By: Bailey, Jacob Whitman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25254

Condition: Very Good-

Lithograph plates; tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 46 pages; Monograph #8 of the 2nd volume of the "Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge". Disbund but soundly sewn with original title page and three full page lithograph printed pictorial plates at rear. Bright and neat. Disbound but overall VG View more info

Microscopical Examination of Soundings, Made by the U.S. Coast Survey off the Atlantic Coast Of The U.S.: (Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge Vol II, Article 3)

By: Bailey, Jacob Whitman U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washingon, DC, Smithsonian Institution: 1851

Seller ID: 28895

Condition: Very Good

Lithograph plate; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 15 pages; Article 3 from Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge Vol II. Disbound but with original separate title page and a full page lithograph plate of the microsopic forms found. Sewn. Fresh bright and neat. This original publication was first issued in 1851 as Smithsonian Institution publication 20; later reprinted here in 1851 as article 3 of volume 2 of the Smithsonian contributions to knowledge. VG thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Duty and Rewards of Industry Considered, (Now First Separately Published)

By: Barrow, Rev. Isaac

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Wetton and Jarvis: 1819

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 21457

Condition: Very Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 184 pages; Bound in full polished calf with chained floral motif ruling to board edges, Soundly bound and clean. Leather at spine a bit sunned and fading with mild surface rub and scuffing. Prior owner name in manuscript to 2nd front endpage. Contents bright and clean. VG copy View more info

Doctors Made in America

By: Bauer, Edward Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32650

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Claude Bernard and Experimental Medicine; Collected Papers from a Symposium Commemorating the Centenary of the Publication of an Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine - and - the First English Translation of Claude Bernard's Cahier Rouge

By: Bernard, Claude & Francisco Grande & Maurice B. Visscher (Eds. )

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Schenkman Publishing Co.: 1967

Seller ID: 20362

Condition: Very Good

B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 330 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and neat copy. Light shelf rub to covers at edges and spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. Solid, neat copy. VG View more info

Hepatitis B; The Hunt for a Killer Virus

By: Blumberg, Baruch S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21419

ISBN: 0691116237

Condition: Near Fine

B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 244 pages; Paperback in glossy title-lettered covers. Inscribed annd signed on the title page by the author, the 1976 Noble Laureate in Medicine. Bright, snug and neat. Superficial shelf/storage evidence to cover edges. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Blumberg's account of the work which led him to the discovery of the Hep B virus and the development of the vaccine - work for which he received the 1976 Nobel. An uncommon signature. VG++ to NF; Signed by Author View more info

The Life of Sir Isaac Newton (Harper's Family Library. No. XXVI)

By: Brewster, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, J. and J. Harper: 1835

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 24374

Condition: Very Good-

Engraved frontis; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 323 pages; HC in publisher's printed cloth covered boards. Reissue of Harper's Family Library. No. XXVI. Cloth covered boards show some toning as is usual with this series of books. List of Harper Family Library titles is printed on the cloth over the rear board. Cloth is thin over the spine edges and ends with superficial fray at crown. Tea colored damp line in the gutter margins of the first 30 or so pages. Pastedowns toned; rear endpage missing half from a swath torn away. Overall solid and neat. VG- View more info

Religio Medici. , ... the Fifth Edition, Corrected and Amended. With Notes and Annotations Never before Published, . Also Sir Kenelm Digby's Observations, Now Newly Added

By: Browne, Thomas & [Thomas Keck] & Kenelm Digby

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, Printed By Tho. Milbourn for Andrew Crook, At the Green Dragon in Pauls-Church-Yard: 1659

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 35806

Condition: Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages; 1659 Printed By Tho. Milbourn for Andrew Crook, At the Green Dragon in Pauls-Church-Yard, London. 5th edition. Lacks extra, engraved title frontis. Otherwise apparently complete. Xvi; 174, [175-184], 185-297; [5], 75, [2] pp. Pages 185-190 misnumbered as 285-290. In period boards with recent rebacking, utitlitarian in quality and design. Paper reinforcement in hinges. Front blan and title browned at edges with shallow chips from edges. Rebacking has resulted in inner margins a little tight; other margins still generoud with no loss of catch words or runnin... View more info

Heraclitean Fire; Sketches from a Life Before Nature

By: Chargaff, Erwin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Rockefeller University Press: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23433

ISBN: 0874700299

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; 2nd printing. HC with pictorial DJ. Snugly bound and neat. General light wear to dust jacket edges. Small 1/4" by 1/4" chip missing from top edge of the rear jacket panel and a short closed tear top edge front. Text unmarked. NF/VG View more info

Archimedes In The Middle Ages; Volume Two: Translations From The Greek By William Of Moerbeke: Parts I & II & III. (3 Parts in 2 Volumes; I. , Introduction; II: Texts; III: Variant Readings, Commentary, Diagrams and Indexes

By: Clagett, Marshall

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Philosophical Society: 1976

Seller ID: 28295

Condition: Good+

Diagrams; facsimile reproduction of manuscipt p[ag; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 698 pages; Volume Two is 2 books, complete with all 3 parts. Snugly bound in original light blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Prior University library ownership with catalog labels to spines, bookplates to front pastedowns and card pockets at rear. Texts of both volumes clean and unmarked. Includes facsimile reproductions of two manuscript plates and an extensive section of diagrams reproduced from Moerbeke's translation. Book/s appear to have been checked out just once. Aside from light libra... View more info

The Hundred Wonders Of The World And Of The Three Kingdoms Of Nature Described According to the Best and Latest Authorities and Illustrated by Engravings

By: Clarke, C. C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Haven & Charleston, SC, John Babcock & Son & S. and W. R. Babcock: 1821

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 29251

Condition: Good

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 816 pages; 1st US edition, from the 10th English edition. Stout small brick shaped book in period calf. Morocco title label detached from spine and laid in at front. Leather well rubbed and scuffed; persihing by rot at spine. Text block sound and complete; boards attached tenuously by cords. Toning and spotting to contents is generally moderate. Some light damp line evidence to margins of first and last few leaves. A prior owner name has been removed from the top edge of the title and preface page by clipping the topmost 1/4 inch from the margins of these pages. Ove... View more info

Philosophy and Medicine The Clinical Management of a Mixed Marriage

By: Clouser, K. Danner

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Society for Health and Human Values: 1975

Seller ID: 34285

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; Paperback in title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Bright fresh copy; no marks. VG++ to NF View more info

Profitable and Necessarie Booke of Observations; Book of Medical Observations (1596)

By: Clowes, William and Leake, Chauncey and D. T. Starnes (Eds. )

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints: 1945

Edition: Facsimile; reprint

Seller ID: 20257

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

facsimile woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 232 pages; Facsimile reprint of the original 1596 text. Square, sound and clean in publishers' dust jacket. No marks. Jacket tips and spine ends moderately torn. Mild soiling to jacket. Modest toning to jacket spine. Original woodcut illustrations reproduced in facsimile. VG+/VG-. View more info

Franklin and Newton; An Inquiry Into Speculative Newtonian Experimental Science and Franklin's Work in Electricity As an Example Thereof (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 43)

By: Cohen, I. Bernard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, American Philosophical Society: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20521

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 657 pages; Stout HC/DJ. 1st edition. Square, sound and neat ex-library copy in original title-lettered dust jacket. Small library ownership stamps to front endpages and top edge. Jacket flap folds glued down. Light soiling and rub to the jacket panels. Binding soid and contents very neat. Illustrated with facsimiles of original documents and drawings; photographs. VG-/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

John Wesley Among The Scientists

By: Collier, Frank W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Abingdon Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20383

Condition: Very Good

Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 351 pages; Bound in bright blue cloth boards with titles in gilt to front cover and spine. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Page stock with mild, expected toning. Gilt lettering at spine a little dulled; mild shelf rub to cloth at spine ends. Prior ownership inscription in pencil to front endpage. VG View more info

Exalted States of the Nervous System; In Explanation of the Mysteries of Modern Spiritualism, Dreams, Trance, Somnambulism, Vital Photography, Faith, Will, Origin of Life, Anaesthesia, and Nervous Congestion

By: Collyer, Robert H.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Henry Renshaw: 1873

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 39415

Condition: Fair

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; Disbound copy, lacking boards and spine. Lacking front matter; first leaf is the title page. Text contents complete. Pseudo-scientific treatise on inducing anaesthesia, trance and spiritist states, describing a vibratory action along the nerves etc. Title page detached but otherwise soundly bound. A binding copy. Fair to good only then. View more info