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1 Aubrey C. Kail The Medical Mind of Shakespeare
NSW, Australia Williams and Wilkins 1986 0864330138 / 9780864330130 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 
The dust jacket has some rubbing and shelfwear, the covers have very light shelfwear, the contents are clean, unmarked, and in fine condition. hardback book with dust jacket, 320 pages, well illustrated in color and black and white, In 37 plays, Shakespeare mentions practically all of the diseases and drugs that were known in those days. The author, a medical practitioner in Sydney, New South Wales, has studied Shakespeare's works for years from the medical point of view. This book is the culmination of the effort. He mixes superb illustrations, medieval and modern, to highlight a particular medical point, to add local color and to focus on certain characters. Although this work may catch the eye of devotees of the Bard of Avon as well as physicians, the general reader will also find this unique book to be full of interest and entertainment. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Billings, John S. The History and Literature of Surgery
Argosy-Antiquarian 1970 0872660389 / 9780872660380 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
this is a reprint of the 1895 original, 132 pages, book has been deaccessioned from a medical library and has stamps and card pocket and spine label, spine is sun faded, the contents are fine - appears not to have been read nor circulated, 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Moving Beyond What I Left Behind, Carl Mohler
3 Carl Mohler Moving Beyond What I Left Behind
Privately Printed 2012 1477693998 / 9781477693995 Soft cover As New No Jacket Book 
trade paperback in as new condition, author's 25 year journey to overcome bipolar disorder 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Anatomy, Corner, George Washington
4 Corner, George Washington Anatomy
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. AMS Press 1978 0404589030 / 9780404589035 Facsimile Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
originally published in 1930, 82 pages, inside back cover stamped withdrawn but there are no library stamps or pockets, condition is otherwise fine 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 George Baker An Essay Concerning the Cause of the Endemial Colic of Devonshire
Delta Omega Society 1958 Facsimile Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
hardback book contents clean and unmarked, no dust jacket, reddish-brown book cloth covers have some scuffing, former owner's bookplate inside front cover and former owner's signature on front end paper, former owner was Henry Rust O'Brien, M.D. who worked as a government physician and surgeon. He also worked in medical education for the U.S. government and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. He died in 1970 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Cursing Brain?: The Histories of Tourette Syndrome, Kushner, Howard I.
6 Kushner, Howard I. A Cursing Brain?: The Histories of Tourette Syndrome
Cambridge, Massachusetts Harvard University Press 1999 0674180224 / 9780674180222 Hardcover Good Ex-Library Book 
Hardback book with dust jacket, 303 pages, with some black and white illustrations. Ex-library with the usual markings including a small rectangle removed from the dust jacket along the spine at the back top; overall the binding is tight and the contents are clean and in very good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Doctors' Testimonies of Hiroshima, Kyoto Physicians' Association
7 Kyoto Physicians' Association Doctors' Testimonies of Hiroshima
International Human Network 1998 4901149008 / 9784901149006 3rd Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
former owner name front endpaper otherwise this trade paperback is in fine condition, two letters laid in referring from two physicians' experience with the aftermath of the bombing 
Price: 16.00 USD
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De L'histoire Du Medicament, Lydia Mez-Mangold
8 Lydia Mez-Mangold De L'histoire Du Medicament
F. Hoffmann-La Roche & Cie 1971 Hardcover Fine Good Plus Book 
176 pages, in French, wonderful medical antiques presented, hardback book in fine condition, a horizontal cut to the rear cover of the dust jacket and some rubbing to the dust jacket, due to size and weight will not ship outside USA, thank you 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Homebound, Margie B. Mills and Carlton Morrison
9 Margie B. Mills and Carlton Morrison Homebound
Mercer University Press 1994 0865544743 / 9780865544741 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
softcover format, the joys and pitfalls of home health - homebound patients and the medical professionals and paraprofessionals who take care of them, very light soiling and edgewear to covers, overall condition is fine 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Poisons of the Past: Molds, Epidemics, and History, Matossian, MaryKilbourne
10 Matossian, MaryKilbourne Poisons of the Past: Molds, Epidemics, and History
Yale Univ Press 1989 0300039492 / 9780300039498 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 
hardback book in fine condition, light rubbing and small ink mark to cover of dust jacket 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Biological and Behavioral Aspects of Salt Intake, Morley Kare, Melvin Fregly, Rudy Bernard, Editors
11 Morley Kare, Melvin Fregly, Rudy Bernard, Editors Biological and Behavioral Aspects of Salt Intake
Academic Press 1980 0123977509 / 9780123977502 Hardcover Fine Good Book 
hardback book in fine and clean condition, soiling, short tears, and shelfwear to the Brodart protected dust jacket, this is a subject of increasing need for attention given the USA diets of prepared foods, scholarly text by various contributors: Sections are: Social, Developmental and Anthropological Aspects of Salt Intake, Comparative and Psychophysical Aspects of Salt Intake, Factors Affecting Salt Preference, Neurological Aspects of Salt Intake, Physiological and Pathological Aspects of Salt Intake 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Samuel Clossy, M.D. (1724-1786) Professor of Anatomy at King's College, New York, Morris H. Saffron
12 Morris H. Saffron Samuel Clossy, M.D. (1724-1786) Professor of Anatomy at King's College, New York
New York Hafner Publishing 1967 Limited First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
No. 29 in the History of Medicine Series, hardback book contents are fine - clean and unmarked, stamped withdrawn on the inside back cover but there are no other library markings. Printing was limited to 2000 copies. Brown leatherette binding with no dust jacket. 195 pages plus appendix, 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer, And History, Olson, James Stuart
13 Olson, James Stuart Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer, And History
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. Johns Hopkins Univ Press 2002 0801869366 / 9780801869365 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book Inscribed By the Author
inscribed by author (cancer survivor from one to another) to former book owner on half title, number line complete for first printing, contents of hard back book fine - clean, tight and unmarked, light rubbing to dust jacket and a small hole to bottom of dust jacket over spine 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Polio: An American Story, Oshinsky, David M.
14 Oshinsky, David M. Polio: An American Story
Oxford University Press 2006 0195307143 / 9780195307146 Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 
trade paperback format, I am a survivor and I enjoyed this book very much, it is authoritative but readable, aside from some tiny corner bends to pages 332-4, the condition is fine, clean, tight, unmarked 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Three Vesalian Essays to Accompany the Icones Anatomicae of 1934, Samuel W. Lambert, Willy Wiegand, and William M. Ivins, Jr.
15 Samuel W. Lambert, Willy Wiegand, and William M. Ivins, Jr. Three Vesalian Essays to Accompany the Icones Anatomicae of 1934
Macmillan 1952 1st Edition, 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
price clipped dust jacket had numerous tears repaired and is in a Brodart protector, hardback book contents clean and unmarked, 130 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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16 Thomas A. Chambers Fashionable Disease
UMI Dissertation Service 1999 Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 
full title is Fashionable Dis-Ease: Promoting Health and Leisure at Saratoga Springs, New York and the Virginia Springs 1790-1860, 413 pages, dissertation presented to faculty of Dept. of History at College of William and Mary in Virginia, this is a softcover format bound with card covers, contents are fine - clean and unmarked 
Price: 28.00 USD
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