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"Study of the pathological changes occurring in trifacial neuralgia, with the report of a case in which three inches of the inferior dental nerve were excised."

By: MEARS, James Ewing (1838-1919).

Price: $140.00

Publisher: In: The Medical News; A Weekly Medical Journal, Vol. XLV, July-December 1884. Philadelphia:, Henry C. Lea's Son, 1884., 1884


4to. Pages 58-63. [Entire volume: [iv], 735 pp. 4 figs. Contemporary cloth; spine replaced with kozo, covers rubbed. Ex library bookplate of the Barlow Medical Library, Belt bookplate. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "Mears first suggested Gasserian ganglionectomy for trigeminal neuralgia." Garrison and Morton. "In this paper he stated that if a suitable case presented he would not hesitate 'to enlarge anteriorly the ovale foramen by the application of a burr to t... View more info

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A Dissertation on the Mutual Influence of Habits and Disease. Submitted as an Inaugural Thesis, to the Examination of the Reverend John Andrews, D.D. Provost, …

By: DARLINGTON, William (1762-1863).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Joseph Rakestraw for the Author, 1804., 1804


8vo. [3], [1 blank], [5]-35 pp. Faint marginal foxing throughout, not affecting legibility. Disbound. RARE. Generally very good. Austin 615. The text mentions Benjamin Rush, Erasmus Darwin, Cullen, and Dr. Samuel Johnson, ""It is said that the celebrated Doctor Johnson intirely conquered a propensity for drinking ardent spirits, by the free use of strong tea." (p.25). Darlington was a prominent botanist, physician, and politician, serving three terms as a De... View more info

American medical practice in the perspectives of a century.

By: STERN, Bernhard J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York:, Commonwealth Fund,1945., 1945


Series: Studies of the New York Academy of Medicine Committee on Medicine and the Changing Order. 8vo. xvi, 156 pp. Tables, index. Blind- and gilt-stamped navy cloth. Dust-jacket clipped and mounted in preliminaries. Ownership signature. Very good. View more info

Essays on Various Subjects of Medical Science.

By: HOSACK, David (1769-1835).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York:, J. Seymour, 1824., 1824


First edition. Two volumes. Sm. 4to. 380; iv, [9]-472 pp. 6 engraved plates; offsetting from damp-staining to second plate (facing p.23), some browning, mostly along edges, deckled edges partially unopened pp. 447-448 of vol. 2 causing top margin tear, not affecting text. Rebound in later blue gilt-stamped buckram (closely matched set); rubbed, call numbers at foot of spine. Bookplates of Columbia University in the City of New York, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Li... View more info

Functional Disorders of the Foot. Their Diagnosis and Treatment.

By: DICKSON, Frank D., & Rex L. DIVELEY.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott, (1944)., 1944


Second edition. 8vo. xiv, 352 pp. 202 illustrations, bibliography, index. Full gilt stamped red cloth, dust jacket; jacket worn and torn, jacket spine faded and soiled. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

Medicine in America, historical essays.

By: SHRYOCK, Richard Harrison (1893-1972).

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Baltimore and London:, Johns Hopkins Press, (1972)., 1972


Second printing. 8vo. xviii, 346 pp. Index. Green cloth. Very good. Garrison and Morton 6596.2. View more info

Medicine in territorial Arizona.

By: QUEBBEMAN, Frances E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Phoenix:, Arizona Historical Foundation, 1966., 1966


8vo. xxi, 424 pp. Frontis. port., illus., index. Gilt-stamped cloth-backed boards. Fine. FIRST EDITION of this work on pioneer physicians in Territorial Arizona. First Edition. View more info

Report of the Proceedings of the Medical and Surgical Society of the University of the State of New York: During the Winter of 1811-1812. Being the Fifth Session of the Society.

By: [Medical and Surgical Society N St. Univ.] CARPENTER, John (secretary).

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York:, printed by C. S. Van Winkle, 1812., 1812


Small 8vo. 11 pp. Later quarter red cloth; early minor ink notation and rubber stamp on title, institutional bookplate. Very good. First edition. Pamphlet showing lists of members, theses and dissertations relating to the society. First Edition. View more info

The doctor in Oregon; a medical history.

By: LARSELL, O.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portland:, Published by Binfords & Mort for the Oregon Historical Society, (1947)., 1947


8vo. x, 671 pp. Plates, indexes. Navy cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn. Very good. Scarce. View more info

The Hospital Formulary of the Department of Public Charities and the Department of Bellevue and Allied Hospitals of the City of New York.

By: DREYFUS, Wolfram E.

Price: $52.50

Publisher: New York:, Department of Public Charities and the Department of Bellevue and Allied Hospitals of the City of New York, 1903., 1903


Sixth revised edition. 8vo. 160 pp. Tables, index. Printed wrappers; extremities and spine worn, early notation rear inside cover and front blank. Early ownership signature on cover of Paul A. Ferrier. Very good. Scarce. View more info

The march of medicine; selected addresses and articles on medical topics, 1913-1937.

By: WILBUR, Ray Lyman.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Stanford:, Stanford University Press; London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, (1938)., 1938


8vo. x, 280 pp. List of Wilbur's papers and articles. Silver-stamped navy cloth. Ex library white ms. spine number, rubber stamps, bookplate removed from front paste-down. Ownership signature of Dr. Dorothy L. Morse. Very good. View more info

The physician and sexuality in Victorian America.

By: HALLER, John S., Jr. & Robin M. HALLER.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Urbana, etc.:, University of Illinois Press, (1974)., 1974


8vo. xv, 331 pp. Figs., bibliog., index. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth, dust-jacket; block marking pen numerals on jacket spine (neat). Fine. View more info