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Bourdet, Chirurgien Dentiste de la Reine:
Soins Faciles pour la Proprete de la Bouche et pour la Conservation des Dents.

Paris: chez Jean-Thomas Hérissant, 1759. First edition. (2) (blank), [ii], 132pp (incl 131-2: Table des Chapitres); (iv) (Approbation, Privilege du Roi); (4) (blanks). Text clean, blank leaves a little foxed. Original marbled endpapers. Two apparently early bookplates to front pastedown; pencilled name on first blank. Red edges. 12.5 x 6.3 cms in contemporary marbled calf with gilt borders, spine blocked with tulip-like floral design in gilt. Joints tender. Boards firm, gilt clear and bright. Some scuffing, and leading upper corner shaved. An attractive copy, with a little fragility. VG.

Price: £280.00


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A.F.M. Willich:
Lectures on Diet and Regimen: Being a Systematic Inquiry into the most rational means of preserving health and prolonging life: together with physiological and chemical explanations, calculated chiefly for the use of families, in order to banish the prevailing abuses and prejudices in Medicine.

London: T.N. Longman & O. Rees, 1800. Third edition. [ii], 674. 19thC armorial bookplates to front pastedown and to front fly: the latter covering an early ownership name. Contents faintly toned but very clean, with a small stain to the head of the first half-dozen pages. In a contemporary binding of quarter calf with marbled boards with vellum corners, spine ruled gilt and with a black label with floral decoration. Firm, boards very rubbed, spine battered but restored with Japanese tissue, rich brown and gilt bright. An attractive volume and a very good read. Very Good+.

Price: £120.00


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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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William Baly, M.D., and William W. Gull, M.D.:
Report on Epidemic Cholera. Drawn up at the desire of the Cholera Committee of The Royal College of Physicians. [Comprising Baly's Report on the Cause and Mode of Diffusion of Epidemic Cholera, and Gull's Report on the Morbid Anatomy, Pathology and Treatment of Epidemic Cholera.]

London: John Churchill, 1854. First edition. xvi, 345; vi, 220: including the three foldout distribution maps and two foldout charts; and followed by [32]pp of adverts. Pages clean, with faint toning. Foldouts very bright, one with a small repair. Tiny inked number to verso of title page: no other indications of previous ownership. In 20thC binding of fawn buckram, spine titled in gilt. Firm and clean with a few faint marks and a bump to the foot of the lower joint. Very nice copy. VG+.
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W. R. H. Stewart, F.R.C.S., etc:
Epitome of Diseases and Injuries of the Ear: with a chapter on naso-pharyngeal diseases causing deafness.

London: H.K. Lewis, 1888. First edition. viii, 126pp. Written in response to requests from practioners and students for a pocket reference. Early ownership name on title page. Text clean and unmarked. Original black endpapers, repaired at the gutter. 12.5x8cms, in the original binding of green cloth titled in gilt. Spine bright, boards dull and mottled, lower corner bumped. Very uncommon: good copy. VG.

Price: £30.00


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A Well-Known Physician:
Medical Advice Directory for the home.

London: Published for the proprietors by Andrew Melrose, n.d. [c.1905]. Presumed first and only edition. 247pp: with advertisements at ends, and on alternate pages throughout. Advice of the day, arranged alphabetically by 'Complaint' on a sort of continuous spreadsheet of three columns, with 'Symptoms' described and 'Treatment' briskly delivered in the other columns. Typewriters, children's literature and insurance advertised, besides remedies for everything. Contents in good order, with a litte foxing at front and back. Quarto, firm in pictorial boards with a dark cloth spine. Boards soiled and marked, edges scuffed. G.
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Michael Tierra; edited by Lesley Gunsaulus:
East West Master Course in Herbology. 36 lessons in 3 volumes.

Santa Cruz: 1981. Presumed first edition. Unpaginated, roughly 800pp in all, with illustrations and tables, and with green blank leaves between sections. A4, with laminated thin card pictorial covers, in red plastic comb binders. A very large repository of lore from Ayurveda and other sources. An enclosed letter explains that the course is affiliated to the Institute for Complementary Medicine. In very fresh condition, and appears complete, although it lacks the first lesson's question sheet, and the second and third lessons' question sheets have been filled in. Very Good+.
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John G. Howells:
Integral Clinical Investigation: An Aspect of Pananthropic Medicine.

London: Macmillan, 1982. First edition. xvii, 258pp. New unread copy. In the original binding of black cloth with spine lettered in silver. Unclipped (unpriced) dust jacket. 'In every medical disorder, whether apparently physical or apparently psychological, both the mind and the body are involved. .. John Howells here provides a practical model for a completely integrated clinical examination, embracing both psychological and somatic elements. .. This book will be of interest to practisiing clinicians in all medical disciplines, and will form a valuable text for medical students..' Fine in fine dust-jacket.

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Harold Ludman, [Stuart Mawson]:
Mawson's Diseases of the Ear: Fifth Edition.

London: Edward Arnold ( Hodder & Stoughton), 1988. First Printing of the Fifth Edition. (xiv), 672pp, illustrated with photographs, diagrams and charts. Contents very clean and unmarked. In original grey cloth-textured binding lettered in gilt. Firm and bright, only base of spine blunted and top edge (2mm) of spine sunned. Unclipped (unpriced) dustwrapper clean and bright, though slightly sunned (yellow lettering on spine slightly paler than on the front). Small tear near base of front flap fold. A very nice copy. Very Good in VG dust-jacket.
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Thankam R. Varma:
Clinical Gynaecology.

London: Edward Arnold, 1991. First edition. x, (ii), 1053pp, illustrated with charts, diagrams, and monochrome photographs. Contents clean and unmarked: some foxing to endpapers. Quarto, in the original binding of red cloth titled in silver and with a design in silver on black. Bright, firm, and clean, corners sharp, head of spine slightly pulled. Very nice copy. Near Fine.
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Patel, Vimal H., and Friedman, Lawrence:
MRI of the Brain: Normal Anatomy and Normal Variants.

Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company (Harcourt Brace), 1997. First Printing. xi, 480pp, illustrated with hundreds of photographs. Contents clean, fresh and unmarked. Quarto, in original binding of pale cloth lettered and illustrated in green and red. Spine ends blunted and a couple of small soil marks, otherwise very smart, clean and fresh. Very Good+.
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Price: £28.00


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Malcolm Khan & Michelle Robson, Kristina Swift:
Clinical Negligence: Second Edition.

London & Sydney: Cavendish Publishing Ltd, 2002. Second edition, first printing xxxv, 542pp. Contents clean and unmarked, appears unread. A few small faint marks to edge of text block. Small knocks to corners. Covers firm, bright and clean, nice copy. VG+.

Price: £32.00


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