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New York: Van Nostrand. Frontispiece, 7 plates, and other in-text illustrations. 86 pages. Slim 8vo, original gilt-lettered dark blue cloth. New York: Van Nostrand, 1903. First edition. A very good(+) bright copy. Hammer (1858-1934), Chief Engineer with Edison, first suggested and used radium for cancer and tumor treatment. In addition he invented luminous radium preparations used for watch dials, clocks, etc. His work preceded Mme. Curie's Recherches sur les substances radioactives by a year.
4 plates. 29 pages (pp. 28-34 and no. 2, pp. 122-143) IN: "Centralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde und Infektionskrankheiten." 1903, Abt. I, Orig., vol. 34, no. 1. 8vo, original printed wrappers (quite chipped and worn). Jena, 1903. Offered entire. Laboratory research report that discredited the theory of the infectivity of cancer, and established its inoculability. G-M 2628.
3 pages (pp. 113-115) IN: Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie, vol. 35, Beilage. Thick 8vo, contemporary 1/2 calf; ex-lib. Leipzig, 1908. First Edition. Whole volume offered entire. "Schloffer's tumour" -- an inflammatory tumour of the abdomen following herniotomy. GM 2634. A-168 Box 1, wrs., issue complete; 612 Box, 1908, issue #4 offered complete.