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WARD, Elizabeth D.. Timbo: A Struggle for Survival. London. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1986. First edition. 8vo. xi, 147pp. With six photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Boards a trifle rubbed and marked, light fading to upper board. Internally bright and clean. Inscribed by the author to half-title: 'To Laurence Olivier with admiration & best wishes. from Elizabeth D Ward August 1986'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 31414
[ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. Report on examination of medical practitioners. Drawn up by a committee of the royal college of physicians of edinburgh. Received and ordered to be printed 7th may 1833. Edinburgh. Printed by Neill & Company, 1833. First edition. Quarto. viii, 132pp. With manuscript leaf by F. H. Davidson, President of the Royal College of Physicians, tipped in facing title, later ink-stamp of the Ministry of Health to verso. Uncut in modern cloth-backed paper boards, printed paper label to upper board. Scattered spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 30597
RITTER VON RITTERSHAIN, Gottfried. Die pathologie und therapie der rachitis. Berlin. Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1863. First edition. 8vo. x, 316pp, [2]. With four plates. Original publisher's dark green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Extremities rubbed, marked, bumped, and dulled. Inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, scattered spotting. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 31009
[ROSS, Sir Ronald]. Two ross-manson letters. [London]. [Harrison and Son], [1929]. First edition. 8vo. 12pp. Sewn, as issued. A clean and crisp copy. Presentation copy, ink inscription to head of title: 'With Sir Ronald's Compliments'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 28727
[ROSS, Sir Ronald]. Medical life: Sir Ronald Ross Number. New York. Medical Life Press, May 1930 Quarto. [3], 228-267pp, [37]. With 12 terminal leaves of advertisements. Original publisher's printed buff wrappers. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, ink inscription to upper wrapper: 'J. T. Cambridge Esq. / with Sir Ronald's compliments 20.8.30'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 28729
FERNEL, Jean. Joannis fernelii ambiani, doctoris medici parisiensis, Archiatri Regii, Consiliorum medicinalium liber. Exeius adversariis quadringentarum consultationum selectus. Nunc denuo fidelus & accuratius quam antea editus, & a quam plurimis mendis, quibus antea scatebat, repurgatus. Cum indice accurato. Francofurti [i.e. Frankfurt]. Apud Joannem Wechelum, 1585. 8vo. 143pp, [1]. Later blind-ruled calf, morocco lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Leaves lightly browned. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 29812
CLERKE, William, Revd. Sir . Thoughts upon the means of preserving the health of the poor, by prevention and suppression of epidemic fevers. Addressed to the inhabitants of the town of manchester, and of the several populous trading towns surrounding and connected with it. London. Printed for J. Johnson...And J. Edwards, 1790. First edition. 8vo. 27pp, [1]. Modern calf-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece to upper board. Very minor shelf-wear. Single early manuscript correction to p.11 More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 28737
TURNBULL, A[lexander]. Treatment of the diseases of the eye, by means of prussic acid vapour, and other medicinal agents. London. John Churchill, 1843. First edition. 8vo. vi, ii, [1], 4-89, [7]. With an engraved frontispiece and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's buff paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Lightly rubbed, marked, and dulled. Offsetting to title page. Presentation copy, pencilled inscription to FEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18469
TIEDEMANN, Friedrich. GMELIN, Leopold. Recherches expérimentales, physiologiques et chimiques, sur la digestion... Paris. Chez J.-B. Baillière, 1827. First edition in French. 8vo. In two parts. xxiv, 417, [3], 326pp, [2]. With a half-title and a final errata leaf. Contemporary roan-backed marbled paper boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 27757