Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1967. Introduction, a Translation, and a Commentary By Howard B. Adelmann. 2 volumes, illustrated, 4to,brown cloth, slipcase. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1967). A Facsimile Edition. Fine. "His (Fabricius) illustrations marked a great advance on previous work. Fabricius recorded for the first time the dissection of several embryos." GM 465.
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Illus. 2 pages (pp. 417-418). IN: Berlliner Klinische Wochenschrift, vol. 15, no. 28. Tall slim 4to, modern wrappers. Berlin, 1878. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. Freund performed the first successful abdominal hysterectomy for cancer. Although removal of the uterus by the abdominal route had been carried out earlier, to Freund belongs the credit for the invention of the operation, in which he used Lister's antiseptic method.GM6070.
Philadelphia: Gebbie, 1885. 84 fine lithograph plates, some in sepia, 133 woodcut text illustrations. 276pp., rubricated edges, thick folio, 3/4 brown calf (rubbed), interior is fine. Philadelphia: Gebbie, 1885. Very good (+). Handsomely illustrated with fine, anatomically detailed plates portraying abnormal labor positions. Detailed text includes latest methods in the field of obstetrics.
London: Du-Gardianis, 1651. (26), 1 blank, 301 pages + errata. Small 4to, contemporary vellum, wallet edges; small library stamps on page 1, title page. verso, and page 50. Londini: Typis Du-Gardianis; impensis Octaviani Pulleyn, 1651. First edition. A very good(+) copy with title page re-hinged, and unfortunately lacking the engraved frontispiece but the pages are rather clean aside from the 4 stamps. In this renowned collection of observations on embryology and generation Harvey formulated "the first fundamentally new theory of.....
New York: Hoeber, 1929. Prefatory essay by Le Roy Crummer, with a reprint of Heberden's "Some Account of a Disorder of the Breast". Photogravure frontispiece portrait and 6 other plates. 159pp. Short 8vo, blue cloth. New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1929. First trade edition. Some neat ex-library plates on endpapers, still a very good copy.
New York: Hoeber, 1929. Prefatory essay by Le Roy Crummer, and with a reprint of Heberden's "Some Account of a Disorder of the Breast". Photogravure frontispiece portrait and 6 other plates; some other in-text illustrations. 159pp. Thin 8vo, cloth-backed boards with paper label; board slipcase (broken). New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1929. Limited first edition. A near fine copy in a good box. Number 89 of 230 copies, printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper, with illustrations on Japanese vellum, and signed.....
New York: Gryphon Editions, 1994. x + 445pp.,12mo, gilt-decorated leather, a.e.g. New York: Privately Printed for The Classics of Obstetrics and Gynecology Library, Gryphon Editions, 1994. A fine copy "'The most important American book dealing with the history of medicine up to its day.' (Garrison)." GM 6390. Includes "Homeopathy and its Kindred Delusions," "The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever," "The Medical Profession in Massachusetts," etc. Facsimile of the 1883 First Edition.