One engraved plate at end. 33 pages. Slim 8vo, modern wrappers. Paris: Guillaume, n.d. (circa 1820's). An enlightened treatise on the proper ventilation of hospitals. The writer had some advanced ideas regarding air-born germs certain to be present in the stagnant air of closed clinics, etc.
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. Illus. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, (2006). Very good.
New York: Edmund Jones, 1859. 8vo, original brown blind stamped cloth; top of spine chipped. New York: Edmund Jones, 1859. First Edition. Very good (+). First Edition by the Philadelphia surgeon and lecturer, the first in this country to write comprehensively on hydrology as well as on subjects of personal and public health. This work includes a resume of public hygiene from the time of the Egyptians.
Paris: Bechet, 1843. Three volumes. 1362pp. (continuous pagination), 8vo, half leather over marbled boards; lightly edgeworn, heavily foxed. Paris: Ancienne Maison Bechet, 1843. A heavily foxed, but sound, tight very good set.
London: Macmillan, 1913. 2 volumes. Each volume has a frontispiece portrait and three illustrations. xxxi + 507 pages and xiv + 509 pages (some foxing on preliminary and ending pages, text block clean), large 8vos, blue cloth, spines a bit faded. London: Macmillan, 1913. First edition. A very good copy. Volume I, 1820-1861. Volume II, 1862-1910. Multiple previous owner's, bookplate, label, and inscription on front endpapers.
Many illustrations, charts & plans. Small folio, cloth (spine a bit sunned and joints somewhat worn). Hamburg: Paul Hartung, 1928. A very good(-) copy, internally clean.
New York: Gryphon Editions, 1993. Frontis., Illustrated. xvi + 686pp., 8vo, gilt-decorated 1/2 leather. New York: Privately Printed for The Heirs of Hippoccrates Library, Gryphon Editions, 1993. A fine copy. Facsimile of the Revised, 1924 Third edition.
Neue vermehrte Auflage. 2 vols. in 1. Small 8vo, cont. marbled boards, corners rubbed; lacks front free endpaper. Jena, 1802. Hufeland's Makrobiotik was one of the most popular books of its time on personal hygiene. It was translated into all European languages and saw many editions of which this one followed 5 years after the first publication in 1797 (GM 1602). A friend and physician of Goethe, Schiller, and Herder, Hufeland was also one of the great pioneers of medical...
London: John Starkey, 1678. , 168 pages, Narrow 16mo, calf spine and marbled endpapers but lacking both covers. London: For John Starkey, 1678. First edition. Scarce. Lessius, a Jesuit of Louvain, died in 1623 at 69; his "Hygiasticon" is translated by Timothy Smith, apothecary. Carrison calls Carnaro's Work, here translated by George Herbert, "the best treatise on peersonal hygiene and the simple life in existence." Garrison-Morton 1557. The third is a "Paradox: That a Spare Diet is better than a....
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 maroon cloth, d.w. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. Very good.
3 engraved plates. 629pp. + index. 8vo, cont. sheep; t.p. worn. London, 1833. Volume I only. First volume of a two volume work by the soi-disant "Hygeist", including several articles, having continuous pagination, but preceded by individual t.p.s dated from 1825-1830. Morison's Hygeian System consisted of the Universal Vegetable Medicine, as well as warm baths and vapor baths. The "British College of Health" was an institution of his invention. Morison's Pills were frequently ridiculed by Carlyle and others. - D.N.B......
Lyon: J.S. Grabit, 1786. Nice contemporary mottled calf (a bit rubbed overall, corners soft), with gilt-decorated spine, marbled edges. Lyon: J.S. Grabit, 1786. Very good. Uncommon. First Edition with the half-title and privilege. By a Lyon surgeon.
Paris: Moutard, 1777. Translated from the Latin and with notes by Fourcroy. lxxvi + 573pp., 12mo, half leather with gilt-decorated spine over marbled boards. Paris: Chez Moutard, 1777. First French edition. A very good (+) copy. First French edition of De morbis artificum diatriba (1700). The Padua professor of medicine "was the first to deal with occupational disease; his book was the first systematic treatise on the subject". GM 2121. Brunet 1093. Hirsch 716. Blake 370.
London: Oxford University Press, 1956. Illustrated. 78pp. 8vo, green cloth, ex- lib. London: Oxford University Press, 1956. First Edition. Very good (+).
15 pages. Slim 8vo, original printed wrappers. Boston: Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, & Co., 1876.
London: James Flesher, 1650. , 417 pages. Square 8vo, handsomely rebound in full brown morocco with simple blind-stamped panels and gilt lettering on spine with raised bands (scattered foxing, mostly quite clean). London: Printed by James Flesher for Henry Hood, 1650. Third edition, much enlarged. Near fine. One of the most popular books on regimen of the period, with much information on diet and nutrition. Venner (1577-1660) advocated moderation in smoking, but tears down some of the contemporary superstitions on...
London: R. Bishop, 1638. , 364 pages. Short square 8vo, rebound in plain brown cloth with red leather spine label (title page cropped close at top edge, otherwise a near fine copy with minimal light scattered foxing). London: Printed by R. Bishop for Henry Hood, 1638. Second edition. Near fine, clean copy. One of the most popular books on regimen of the period, with much information on diet and nutrition. Venner (1577-1660) did much to popularize the therapeutic waters of...
London: Felix Kyngston, 1628. (12), 226 pages + 24 page annex of a Treatise of Famous Baths of Bathe (by the same author). Short square 8vo, beautifully rebound in full brown morocco; gilt-decorated borders and spine with red leather labels and raised bands (title repaired at edges; some contemporary ink underlining throughout; some pages are quite toned and with scattered foxing). London: Felix Kyngston for Richard Moore, 1628. Third edition, the first with the 24 page annex. A very good(-)...