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Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1985. Ed. by John P. McGovern and Charles G. Roland. Color Frontis. 3 vols. 4to, full leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine, 1985. Upper corner of 3rd volume is bumped, else a fine set. Volume I: The Philosophical Essays. Volume II: The Educational Essays. Volume III: The Historical and Biographical Essays.
1967. A steering committee member of the Bilderberg Group! Very scarce signed photograph: "James A. Perkins," black and white, 7.25 x 5 inches -- a head-and-shoulders image by Fabian Bachrach, with his imprint and stamp on the back, circa 1967. Fine condition. Seventh President of Cornell University and founder of the International Council for Educational Development.
Philadelphia: Kimber and Conrad, 1812. Woodcut on title and 44 woodcuts throughout (2 per page). Alphabet on verso of title, 23pp. Thin 24mo, original stiff yellow wrappers. Philadelphia: Kimber and Conrad, . First Edition. Some woodcuts are light, otherwise a near fine copy. Welsh 993. Rosenbach 466.
Woodcut initials and headpieces. 543pp. 8vo, cont. limp vellum, ties; several pp. of prelims brownstained. Madrid: Joachim Ibarra, 1762. By the notable Spanish doctor, philosopher and mathematician, this work is comprised of two parts, the first and larger physiology, the second pathology. Piquer (1711-1772) was physician-in-ordinary to the king, and protomedicus of Spain, after a career teaching anatomy and epidemiology in the University of Valencia and contributing to the reform of Spanish medical education. Biog. Med. 6, 421; Hirsch 4.....