Birmingham: Classics of Surgery, 1985. 8vo, gilt-decorated full leather, a.e.g.; leather bookplate pasted to inside front cover. Birmingham: The Classics of Surgery Library, 1985. A fine copy. The separately printed introductory notes are present Facsimile of the Sydenham Society's London, 1856 edition.
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Milan: Amilcare Pizzi, 1955. Introductory texts in Italian, French, German & English. Profusely illustrated throughout with 100 plates showing 248 images. The mounted facsimiles are faithfully reproduced in original colors, embellished with gold, and protected with lettered tissue. Massive folio, bound in publishers leather-backed pictorial boards (reproducing the original gilt-decorated covers); worn at spine ends, board slipcase broken, worn. Milan: Amilcare Pizzi, 1955. Limited edition -- un-numbered copy from a run of 2030. Internally fine, a very good (+) copy.....
London: Kingfisher, 1984. Profusely illustrated, mostly in color. Thick 4to, blue cloth with inset label, pictorial d.w. London: Kingfisher. (1984). First English edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. In 1859, Adolph Drewsen and his friend Hans Christian Andersen created a birthday gift for Drewsen's granddaughter Christine. This beautiful and elaborate collection of prints, drawings, and original verses has been reproduced here as exactly as possible. V8735.
New York: New York Public Library, 1989. A Photographic and Typographic Facsimile of the Original Notebook in the Berg Collection of English and American Literature. Edited by Patrick Lawlor. Introduction by Nicholas Jenkins. Illustrated. 141pp. Tall narrow 4to, black cloth-backed boards, cloth slipcase. New York Public Library, 1989. A fine copy in a fine slipcase. One of only 500 copies.
New York: Gryphon Editions, 1991. Illustrated. ix + 300pp, Small 8vo, full gilt-decorated leather, small dampstain lower foredge. Birmingham: Privately printed for The Classics of Cardiology Library, Gryphon Editions 1991. A near fine copy. Balfour (1823-1903) was physician to the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh; he wrote especially about the diseases of the vascular system and of the heart. Facsimile of the 1894 first edition.
New York: Privately Printed, 1981. "Ophthalmoduleia" is , 274,  leaves, replete with numerous illustrations reproduced from the 1583 original. "De Oculis" is , , 101 pages. "Treatise on Eie Sight" is , 23 pages. Short thick 4to, red boards. [New York: Privately Printed, 1981]. A fine copy. "Ophthalmoduleia" is the first German textbook of ophthalmology, together with 2 other interesting related works.
Birmingham: Classics of Surgery, 1987. Twenty full-pages plates, most in color. viii + 134 pages, large, oblong 8vo, gilt-decorated, red leather, a.e.g.; leather bookplates with limitation number and owner's name inside front cover. Birmingham: The Classics of Surgery Library, (1987). A fine copy. Facsimile of the London, 1821 edition. With separately printed publisher's notes.
Norwalk: Easton. 2 volumes. Facsimile reproduction of Berryman's two volumes of autographs, each with accompanied by a caricature drawn by Berryman. Oblong 12mo, black leather, a.e.g. slipcase. Norwalk: The Easton Press, n.d. A fine, as new copy. Authorized Reproduction--Treasures of the Library of Congress.
Birmingham: Classics of Cardiology, 1989. Edited by J. Bouillaud and Translated from the French by Charles W. Chauncy. LIII + 449 pages. 8vo, full gilt-decorated grey leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for The Classics of Cardiology Library, 1989. A Fine Copy. Facsimile of the 1833 First American Edition.
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1987. Translated by John G. Coffin. 259 pages, 8vo, full leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine, 1987. Mint. "He (Bichat) is regarded as the founder of modern histology and tissue pathology." GM 537. Facsimile of the Boston, 1813 edition.
New York: Gryphon Editions, 1984. Translated by Charles E. Hackley. Illustrated. xviii + 676pp., thick 8vo, gilt-decorated leather, a.e.g. New York: Privately Printed for the Classics of Surgery Library, Gryphon Editions, 1984. A fine copy. Contains the separately printed Editor's Notes. "Billroth...was the founder of the Vienna School of Surgery. He has also been called the founder of modern abdominal surgery...The above work, which placed him in the front rank, was translated into ten languages." GM 5608. Facsimile of the.....
New York: Delacorte, 1974. Illustrated in color and black-and-white doodles and photography throughout. Un-paginated, very slim 4to, turquoise patterned boards with metallic blue pictorial stamping. New York: Delacorte, 1974. Blacked-out price on front endpaper, else a very good(+) copy. Printed in the authors' handwriting.
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1990. 289pp. 16mo, full burgundy leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Classics of Medicine Library, (1990). Fine. "The first analysis of blood. Boyle's memoirs may be considered the first scientific study in physiological chemistry, exhibiting methods which have become universally adopted. This is Boyle's most important work." GM 861. Facsimile of the 1864 edition.
New York: Harcourt, 1981. 10 full-page color plates, from the original water-color drawings of Hannah Millard. Introduction by Kevin Starr, historical notes by Leon D. Adams. Unpaginated, folio, burgundy cloth with mounted title front cover, printed mylar dust wrapper; very minor fading to bottom edge of cloth. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1981). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Facsimile reprint of the San Francisco: Edward Bosqui & Co., 1877 edition.