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Thomae Bartholini Casp. F.
Anatomia ex Caspari Bartholini Parentis Institutionibus, Omniumque Recentiorum & propriis Observationibus, Tertium ad sanguinis Circulationem Reformata Cum Iconibus novis accuratissimis.

Lugdunum Batavorum (Leiden): Apud Franciscum Hackium, 1651. First edition. [xiv], 576, [13]; with additional engraved title, a portrait, and 74 anatomical plates (all called for), of which 6 are folding. Latin text. Professional tissue repairs to top edges of first five leaves, and to some of the foldout plates. Superb plates, and contents overall very good, with minor toning or soiling to the margins, and, in some cases, a small tide stain. In recent quarter calf, spine titled and ruled in gilt, with marbled boards with corners of vellum. A beautiful copy. Very Good+.

Price: £980.00


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William Twining:
A Practical Account of The Epidemic Cholera, and of the treatment requisite in the various modifications of that disease.

London: Parbury, Allen, & Co., 1833. First edition. xvi, 292pp. Contents fresh and clean, with minor foxing to the initial and final blanks. In 19thC full leather binding of contemporary grained calf, boards ruled gilt, labelled spine with four raised bands with decorated compartments and date at foot: some professional refurbishment to joints and spine ends. Marbled endpapers and edges. A very nice copy. Near Fine.

Price: £280.00


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Under the General Editorship of Chalmers Watson [and his wife, Dr Alexandra Mary Chalmers Watson - 'Mona']:
Encyclopaedia Medica. 15 vols, including the Index Vol.14, and the First Supplementary Volume, Voi.15. [All published]

Edinburgh: William Green & Sons, 1899-1904, 1910. First edition. A big set in VG condition, with many expert contributors. With some illustrations in line, and occasional photographs and a few colour plates. Faint spotting to first Vol, otherwise contents all appear clean. Ownership name to endpaper of some vols. Vol 10 has front endpaper gutter repair. Original navy bindings firm, some marks or soiling to cloth. The planned second supplementary volume was apparently never published. A very good set, not often found intact. Very Good.
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Bartlett, Peter and Wright, David:
Outside the Walls of the Asylum. The History of Care in the Community 1750-2000.

London: Athlone Press, 1999. First edition. xiv, 337pp. Contents clean, fresh and unmarked, appears unread. In original black textured binding with silver lettering on spine. Dust jacket equally fresh. As new. Fine in Fine dust-jacket.

Price: £40.00


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Christine F. Salazar:
The Treatment of War Wounds in Graeco-Roman Antiquity. Studies in Ancient Medicine.

Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, 2000. First edition. xxx, 299, [2], including 8 pages of photographs. Contents fresh, clean, and unmarked, appears unread. In the original binding of red cloth, spine titled in gilt, clean, bright and sharp, with slight compression at foot of spine. In the protected pictorial dust jacket, bright and fresh, with very slight blunting of edges. Beautiful copy. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.

Price: £360.00


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