3 volumes (of 7). Profusely illustrated with hundreds of photographs, including a few in color. Tall 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth. Wien: Verlag Wilhelm Maudrich, 1949-1952. Text in German. Very good(+) copies. Band I: Untersuchungsmethoden, Cortices - Flores. 1949. 401pp. Band II: Folia. 1950. 457pp. Band III: Fructus - Ligna. 1952. 558pp.
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Paris: Panckoucke, 1814. 5 (of 8) Volumes. Illustrated with 291 exquisite color plates from drawings by P.J.F Turpin, interleaved with tissue guards. xvi, 209; iv, 236; 265; 266; & 280pp. Water stain effects lower right corner on the set. The tissue guards have protected most of the plates from the water stain and foxing. 8vo, red leather-backed marbled boards with ornate gilt-stamped spines (boards are well-worn at edges). Paris: C.L.F. Panckoucke, 1814-1818. First edition. Text in French. A very scarce...
Editio altera, priori emendatior. 259 pages. 12mo, old calf, quite worn and with covers detached. Amstelaedami: Thomae Fantini, 1661. By the English author and diplomatist with a bent for the occult. "Digby first described his well-known weapon-salve, or powder of sympathy, in the discourse alleged to have been delivered at Montpellier in 1658. Its method of employment stamps it as the merest quackery. The wound was never to be brought into contact with the powder, which was merely powdered vitriol...
New York: Hall, 1869. Vol. XVI., Nos. 1-12 (January - December 1869.) 312pp. + ads. 8vo, brown blind stamped cloth, corners worn. New York: Hall, (1869). Very good (+). With index. The author established a consultation practice in N.Y. City, "strictly confined to chronic ailments of the throat and lungs." - D.A.B.
Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1842. v, [iii], 72 pages. Thin 12mo, original brown boards (neatly re-backed in plain brown cloth; light foxing throughout; embossed library stamp on title and contemporary ink inscription on front endpaper). Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1842. First Edition. A very good(-) solid copy. The first issue, with the errata following the preface at the bottom of page V.
New York: Gryphon Editions, 1994. x + 445pp.,12mo, gilt-decorated leather, a.e.g. New York: Privately Printed for The Classics of Obstetrics and Gynecology Library, Gryphon Editions, 1994. A fine copy "'The most important American book dealing with the history of medicine up to its day.' (Garrison)." GM 6390. Includes "Homeopathy and its Kindred Delusions," "The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever," "The Medical Profession in Massachusetts," etc. Facsimile of the 1883 First Edition.
Valencia: Ildefonso, 1829. Tercera edicion de Mompie. Copperplate frontispiece portrait. 463pp. 1mo, full Spanish calf; bookplate. Valencia: Ildefonso, 1829. Very good (+). This edition not in NUC.
Boston: 1861. 2 pages, each two-page spread measuring 8 x 10 inches, on "Lewis' New Gymnastics" letterhead, Boston, July 28, 1861. Written to F.B. Sanborn, chairman of the Mass. Board of State Charities. In this letter, Lewis stated that he was having trouble collecting "a small Indebtedness for apparatus owing me by a school in your village..." Two small smudges on the first page; natural folds. Very good condition. Physician, proponent of homeopathy. He wrote numerous pamphlets and papers in...
Chicago: Nature Cure Co., 1919. Frontispiece portrait, color plate. 438pp., ads. 8vo, blue loth. Chicago: Nature Cure Co., 1919. Very good (+).
Paris: Librairie Commerciale, 1907. Illustrated with 24 nicely printed color plates, 3 folding and many black & white images throughout the text. 4 volumes, 730 + 713 + 764 + 434 pages, printed on woodpulp paper, evenly toned throughout. Short thick 4to, charming pictorial red cloth, spine lettering rubbed; rubricated titles and marbled page edges. Paris: Librairie Commerciale, 1907. Very good.
Antwerp: Plantini, 1579. Latio deinde donata & annotationibus, iconibusque affabre depictis illustrata a Carolo Clusio atrebate. Illustrated by with 13 woodcuts (8 are full-page). Printer's device on title page. 84, pp. Thin 12mo, 19thc century boards with paper spine label. Antverpiae: Christophori Plantini, 1579. Altera editio. Text in Latin, translated by Clusius [Charles de l'Escluse]. A fine clean copy. An excellent clean copy of this very scarce book - OCLC lists only 10 copies. This is a somewhat altered version...
Philadelphia: Schenck & Son, 1886. 32pp. Square 12mo, printed yellow wrappers, decorative cover. (Philadelphia: Schenck & Son, 1886). Very good (+). The first few pages are comprised of Dr. Schenk's article "Your Own Stomach...", which is mostly an advertisement for Schenk's Mandrake Liver Pills. Part II is made up of testimonials and endorsements of these pills and Part III "What to Do in Emergencies."