Hartford, CT: 1857. 2 pages, 10 x 7.75 inches, The Retreat, Hartford, Connecticut, August 4, 1857, to fellow physician and champion of better treatment for the insane, Dr. Rufus Woodward, unable to treat Rufus's brother Stanley, who has spent years in and out of mental institutions, in part: "...Stanley has been more reserved and gloomy of late. Yesterday fearing he would abuse his liberty, I had a conversation with him, cautioning him against abusing his liberty which I had given.....
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J.H. Bufford's Sons. Map. Lithograph. 17" x 18.25". Shows some light damp staining and foxing. Shows some wear and slight separation along original fold lines, however this results in no image loss. In very good condition. A disease map of mid-19th century Boston, MA showing seven zones wherein cases of intestinal diseases in children had been confirmed. Created by the Boston City Physician's Office to accompany a report from the City Physician on Asiatic Cholera (City of Boston, 1866). Rare.....
Birmingham: Classics of Cardiology Library, 1993. 483pp, 8vo, full gilt-decorated leather. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Cardiology Library, 1993. A Fine Copy. "Samuel Johnson called Heberden 'the last of our learned physicians'". Facsimile of the first english edition, 1802. GM 2207.
New York: Rebman, 1904. Two volumes PLUS supplement. 233 wonderful color illustrations (not for the feint of heart) on 125 plates. 4to, green cloth; library copy with book plates and many library stamps, covers rubbed, worn at spine ends and corners, hinges mended. New York: Rebman Company, (1904 & 1907). A very good set.
Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, 1939. xxx + 727pp., tall thick 8vo, cloth; lightly rubbed at corners and edges, bookplate inside front cover. Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, 1939. Second edition. A very good (+) copy. "Collection of classical descriptions of disease by 179 different writers, from ancient times to the present. Foreign papers are translated into English." GM 2241.
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1984. 2 color plates, 88 black & white text illustrations. xvi + 607 pages, 12mo, full leather, decoratively gilt, a.e.g. Birmingham: The Classics of Medicine Library, (1984). A fine copy. "Manson has been called the 'father of modern tropical medicine.' He had vast experience of disease in the Tropics and himself made many valuable contributions to the knowledge of this subject." GM 2266. Facsimiles of the London, 1898 edition.
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1987. Translated by William Alexander Greenhill. 212 pages, 8vo, gilt-decorated full leather, a.e.g. Birminigham: Classics of Medicine Library, (1987). A fine copy. "The first medical description of smallpox was written by Rhazes, about the year 910." GM 5404. Facsimile of the London, 1848 edition.
New York: 1961. 1 page on personal stationery, 7 x 6 inches, New York, October 21, 1961, in part: "There is not satisfactory progress in heading off Leukemia...you may write Dr. Sidney Farben who makes the most encouraging study about Leukemia in childhood..." Accompanied by the original handwritten, postmarked envelope. One horizontal fold; tiny crease in the upper right corner. Very good(+) condition. Hungarian-American pediatrician who gained international renown for the Schick test which determined an individual's susceptibility to diphtheria.....