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Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1980. Plates. 2 volumes in one, thick 12mo, full leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine, 1980). Spine slightly sunned, else a fine copy. "The first book on orthopaedics, which term Andry himself introduced. " GM 4301. Facsimile of the London, 1743 edition.
Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke, 1823. 3 parts in 1 volume, separate titles & paging. Heavily foxed. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, leather label; worn, front cover detached. Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke & Sons, 1823. First American edition from the Second London edition First Amer. Edn., with illustrations on the efficacy of Balsam of Copaiva and Sulphureous waters, when treating inflammations of the mucous membranes.
Philadelphia: 1826. 3 parts in 1 volume, separate titles & paging. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, leather label; foxed, covers worn, front cover detached. Philadelphia, 1826. Second American from the Second London edition. illustrations on the efficacy of Balsam of Copaiva and Sulphureous waters, when treating inflammations of the mucous membranes.
A General View of the Pathology and Treatment of Chronic Diseases: with Illustrations of Sulphureous Waters, and Observations on the efficacy of the Balsam of Copaiva. 3 parts in 1 volume. Seperate titles and paging. 8vo, contemporary calf; worn, hinges cracked but sound, heavily foxed. Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke & Sons, 1823. First American Edition from the Second London Edition.
New York: Baker & Scribner, 1848. Portrait and color frontispiece, plus 47 (of 48) unusual lithographed plates, mostly color (the plates are bound out of sequence with 1 lacking). Several in-text figures. 272pp. 4to, contemporary calf (recased in leather with original black label preserved; scattered foxing throughout). New York: Baker & Scribner, 1848. Very good. A treatise on obstetrics, with a supplement on gynecology and pediatrics, by the founder of "Eclecticism" in the United States. Beach "believed in founding the...
Berlin: Heinrich August Rottmann, 1774. 432pp. 8vo, contemporary sheep; rubbed and lightly worn, small ink stamp on lower margin of title page. Berlin: Heinrich August Rottman, 1774. First Edition. Good. Girtnanner (1760-1800) set out to produce a text on pediatrics which was based on first-hand observations rather than a reformulation of earlier books on the subject. The work is comprised of 16 chapters detailing the differences between the child and adult, nutrition, care of the newborn, wet-nursing, weaning, etc. Chapter...
Stockholm: Kongl. 534pp. + index. 8vo, contemporary mottled lcalf, rubbed; hinges weak, very light waterstaining to margins of first 65 pages, occasional and light foxing, Stockholm: Kongl, 1771. Very good. Third edition of GM 6323, one of the most important works in the history of pediatrics, by the physician to the king of Sweden and one of the original members of the Swedish Academy of Sciences. The present work "was at once recognized as a work of great value... the...
New York: Johnson Repritn Corporation, 1977. Translated by Anders Sparrman, biographical assesment by Bo Valquist and introduction by Torgny T. Segerstedt. xv + 43pp. Facsimile is 364pp. index, 8vo, brown cloth. New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1977. Very Good (+). First reprinting of the 1776 English translation from the Swedish editon of 1771 printed in Uppsala.
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, virtually eliminating the dreaded disease.
Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1869. 29 pages (447-470) IN: Virchow's Archiv fur Pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und fur klinische Medicin. Volume 46, 1869. Whole volume offered entire with 16 plates. 8vo, calf-backed marbled boards with gilt spine. Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1869. ex-library, but still a very good clean copy. Improvements in school hygiene and the regular inspection of school children were brought about by the efforts of Virchow. GM 1617.