163 pages. Small 8vo, later plain paper wrappers. Romae: Typis Philippi Neri in Platea Vallicelliana, 1790. A treatise on the physiology and pathology of old age. Extremely rare; not in NUC, nor in Wellcome.
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Birmingham: Classics of Ophthalmology, 1991. 95 text illustrations. 208pp. 8vo, full decoratively gilt green leather, a.e.g. (New York: Privately Printed for the Classics of Ophthalmology, 1991). A fine copy. German born ophthalmologist who founded the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Facsimile of the N.Y., 1880 edition.
Paris: DEville Cavellin, 1834. Volumes I and II only: Maladies de L'Abdomen, 8vo, lacks spines, marbled boards. Paris: Deville Cavellin, 1834. Good. Andral held the Chair of General Pathology and Therapeutics at Paris and was the author of several widely-used pathology texts. He is best known for his researches on the pathology of the blood, in the course of which he invented the terms "anemia" and "hyperemia". Osler 1815. Waller 405.
Paris: Gabon, 1829. 2 volumes. Thick 8vos, volume I is in modern wrappers, volume II in original printed wrappers, well-worm; lacks Part 2 of Volume II. Paris: Gabon, 1829. Some foxing, still a very good copy with mostly unopened pages. First Edition. Andral held the Chair of General Pathology and Therapeutics at Paris and was the author of several widely-used pathology texts, such as the above in pathological anatomy. He is best known for his researches on the pathology of...
39 pages. Short slim 4to, modern wrappers. Montpellier, 1849. Thesis presented before the Faculty of Medicine, Montpellier.
Edited by Clark H Millikan. 90 illus. and 112 tables. 428pp., 8vo, cloth. Baltimore, 1966. Volume XLI.
Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1945. Edited by Jefferson Browder et al. 243 illus. and 44 tables. 679 pages. Thick 8vo, burgundy cloth. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1945. First edition. A very good(+) copy. Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease, Volume XXIV.
Albany: Barber & Southwick, 1795. 8vo, contemporary calf (a well-worn ex-library copy, lacking spine). Albany: Barber & Southwick, 1795. First American Edition. Poor but the text block is clean and firm. "The first systematic textbook of morbid anatomy, treating the subject for the first time as an independent science."--GM 2281; 2736.
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1986. 314pp. 8vo, full black leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine, 1986). Fine. "The above is the first systematic textbook of morbid anatomy, treating the subject for the first time as independent science." GM 2281. Facsimile of the London, 1793 edition.
Gottingae: Christian Dieterich, 1776. 6 volumes bound in 3. Folding copper plate. Thick 8vo, rubricated edges, contemporary 1/2 calf, leather spine labels. Gottingae, 1776-1780. Vol. 5 is bound with Baldinger, Ernst Gottfried, comp. Selecta doctorum virorum opuscula, in quibus Hippocrates explicatur. 351pp. 8vo. Gottingae, 1782. Very good (+). Two compilations of medical writings, by the Gottingen professor who was one of the most outstanding figures in 18th century German medicine. The first collection contains 55 dissertations and other recent treatises...
Lugd. Batav: Gaasbekios, 1669. By Frederick Deckers. engraved half title. 248pp. + index. 12mo, sheep, worn, covers detached though the inside is together and clean. Lugd. Batav.: Gaasbekios, 1669. Author was a surgeon. This work contains sections on the heart, epilepsy, and the gastro-intestinal system.
Illustrated. 12 pages (pp. 437-448) IN: Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 31, no. 5. Slim square 8vo, modern wrappers. Chicago, 1920. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. Barron confirmed the experimental work of Ssobolew. It was while reading the above that Banting first formulated the hypothesis upon which he based his successful experiments. GM 3965.
Paris: Germer-Bailliere, 1856. 2 vols. 8vo, half leather (rubbed), cloth boards. Paris: Germer-Bailliere, 1856-57. Good. Bayle of "Bayle's Disease" was a most distinguished physician and pathologist, pupil of Corvisart.
New York: Baker & Scribner, 1848. Portrait and color frontispiece, plus 47 (of 48) unusual lithographed plates, mostly color (the plates are bound out of sequence with 1 lacking). Several in-text figures. 272pp. 4to, contemporary calf (recased in leather with original black label preserved; scattered foxing throughout). New York: Baker & Scribner, 1848. Very good. A treatise on obstetrics, with a supplement on gynecology and pediatrics, by the founder of "Eclecticism" in the United States. Beach "believed in founding the...
New York: Appleton, 1926. 191 text illustrations, many charts. 920pp., thick 8vo, bluecloth library binding, ex.-lib. New York and London: Appleton, 1926. Very good.
Paris: Brossom, 1906. 8vo, old calf, worn; covers detached, text block is fine.. Paris, Brossom, Gabon et Cie, An VIII (1805). Third Edition. In this famous work, Bichat brought together all his concepts under a majestic doctrine of vitalism. He assigned a specific vital property or different mode of vitalism to each of the tissues he had defined, which he credited with their own type of sensibility and contractility. He brought histology to the service of pathology, and he is...
Boston: Richardson and Lord, 1827. Translated from the French by F. Gold. 334 pages (small water stain on margins of first pages, 8vo, full mottled calf (rubbed), red spine label.Boston: Richardson and Lord, 1827. Very good. Early owners name on fly-leaf.
Birminham: Classics of Cardiology. Translated from the French by Tobias Watkins. XX + 300pp, 8vo, full gilt-decorated tan leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: The Classics of Cardiology Library, 1990. A Fine Copy. Facsimile of the 1809 First American Edition. GM597.
Berlin: Hirschwald, 1895. 80 pages. 8vo, original gray printed wrappers, uncut. Berlin: Von August Hirschwald, 1895. A very good copy.
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...
London: Glaisher, 1898. Illustrated. 53 pages. 8vo, blue cloth wrappers. London: Henry J. Glaisher, 1898. Very good.
3 pages (pp. 97-99) IN: Centralblatt fur Klinische Medicin, 1889, vol. 10, no. 6. Slim 8vo, modern wrappers. Berlin, 1889. First Edition. Whole numberoffered entire. Duodenal aspiration GM 3496.
Trad. par Bartoli et Calvet. 5 folding plates, engr. by Ransonnette. Orig. bds., paper label, uncut. Paris, An XII--1804.
St. Louis: Mosby, 1939. 35 plates, 10 color, and 166 text illustrations. 300pp. 8vo, blue cloth. St. Louis: Mosby, 1939. Very good (+).
Paris: Delaunay, 1829. Consignee dans L'examen des Doctrines Medicales. 2 vols., 8vo, full contemporary calf; worn, spine of volume I mended. Paris and Brussels: Delaunay, 1829. Very good. Broussais (1772-1838) saw disease as "real entities, independent of the organism." He declared that fevers are only reactions to certain inflammations. He "lived at a time when a monistic system of pathology was still possible. His was a kind of "Brownism" in reverse, in which the phenomena of illness are different from...