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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.
London: George Bell, 1877. 20 plates and several illustrations throughout the text. 251 pages, 12mo, full blind stamped brown morocco, gold crest on front cover, rubricated edges. Loondon: George Bell, 1877. Very good (+). "Bell's artistic and literary skills combines with his knowledge of anatomy and physiology to make the work a tour de force of art history and the anatomical and physiological basis of facial expression." GM 6604.92.
London: J. & R. Tonson, 1752. 8vo, contemporary calf, with leather spine label. London: J. &. R. Tonson and S. Draper, 1752. First Edition The book contains 11 tracts, each with a separate title page & date, but only one continuous pagination. The subjects include Thoughts on Tar-water, Proposal for converting the Savage Americans to Christianity by a College to be erected...in Bermuda, Exhortation to the Roman Catholic Clergy of Ireland, Discourse to Magistrates, etc.
London: Chapman Hall, 1864. Frontispiece, and several other in-text illustrations. xvi, 304pp. Short thick 8vo, recently rebound in tan cloth with brown leather spine label (inked signatures at top of title; light penciling in margins of several pages, otherwise a near fine copy in a handsome binding). London: Chapman & Hall, 1864. First edition. Very scarce. A history of exercises and gymnastics from its earliest development among the ancients through the ages. Among the topics discussed are public baths, the...
Paris: Crapart, Caille, 1804. 438pp. + 106 pp. Two titles bound together. Several pages foxed, 8vo, 1/2 original boards, lacks spine. Paris: Crapart, Caille & Ravier, 1804. First Edition. Very good. First edition of the principal work of Cabanis the physician. "A history of medicine, retraced by Cabanis in the beginning of the book (chap. 2) allows him to affirm that the succession of nosological systems and the erroneous application of other sciences (physics, chemistry, mathematics) to medicine have discredited...