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[ALBINOS]. SASSURE, [Horace Benedict de]. A description of the two albinos of europe, (One Twenty-one, the other Twenty-four Years of Age.) Extracted from m. sassure's journey to the alps, In the Year 1785, and now published in the encyclopaedia britannica. Glasgow. Printed by J. Mennons, [s.d., c.1790] 8vo. 15pp, [1]. With a half-title. Later powder blue wrappers. Browned and spotted, damp-staining to head of all leaves, faint inked ownership inscription to half-title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20259
BERKELEY, George. Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions and inquiries Concerning the Virtues of tar water, And divers other Subjects connected together and arising one from another. London. Re-printed For W. Innys, and C. Hitch...and C. Davis, 1744. Second edition, improved and correct by the author. 8vo. 174pp, [2]. Recent sheep-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Recent book-label of John Stephens to FEP, inked ownership inscription of 'Danvers Osborm 1744' to head of title-page, with very occasional annotations in his hand, slight loss to upper corner of leaf O1. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18715
COLLINS, Robert. A short sketch of the life and writings of the late joseph clarke...containing minute results of his private practice, extending over a series of forty-four years, including three thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight births. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849. First edition. 8vo. 88pp. Original publisher's cloth-backed plain paper boards. Without cloth spine panel, some marking. Without FFEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title; 'With the author's compt. / To Dr. W. Fasque'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 13898
DAVIS, J[oseph] B[arnard]. A popular manual of the art of preserving health; embracing the subjects of diet, air, exercise, gymnastics, general and physical education, occupations, bathing, clothing, ventilation, etc. etc. London. Whittaker and Co., 1836. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [1], 504pp. Original publisher's dark green cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, slight shipping to lettering-piece. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Mr. Hy. Frieman, / with the Author's kind regards / and best wishes, / Jan. 13, 1837'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20905
DE PUIS, Guillaume. Guilielmi puteani, Medici Grationopolitani, de occultis pharmacorum purgantium facultatib. Deque Veris ipsarum Causis, Libri duo. Quibis adjecta est Appendicula, de purgatrice Medicamentorum Facultate. Auctore Jacobo Cusinoto... Lugdani, [i.e. Lyon]. Sumpt. Michaelis Duhan, 1664. Second edition. 8vo. [16], 206pp, [2]. With extra-engraved title and final blank. Finely bound in contemporary English red morocco, panelled in gilt with further gilt to spine. Marbled pastedowns, A.E.G. Slightly rubbed and a little marked, bumping to corners, else a handsome copy. Robert Traver's copy, with his ink inscription 'Liber Robert Travers, M.D., e Coll. S. Trinitatis apud Dublinienses' to verso of blank fly-leaf, and a rather ... More > £ 1,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14435
GRANVILLE, A[ugutus] B[ozzi]. The spas of germany. London. Henry Colburn, 1839. Second edition. 8vo. [2], lviii, [2], 516pp. With a half-title, a large engraved folding map, 14 engraved plates, 21 engraved vignettes, and a folding table. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt to spine. A trifle rubbed and marked. Inked initials to front endpapers, else internally immaculate. A fine copy. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20449
HAMBERGER, George Edward. I. N. I. dissertatio medica inauguralis de scorbuto frigido quam annuente divino numine rectore magnificentissimo serenissimo principe ac domino domino ern. avu. constantino duce saxoniae iuliaci cliviae montium angariae et westphaliae, reliqua sub praesidio georgii erh. hambergeri... Jenae [i.e. Jena]. Litteris Ritterianis, [c.1721]. First edition. Quarto. [6], 30pp. Unbound. Text block secured by marbled paper strip. Light foxing to title, marginal loss to bottom corner of C2. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13091
HEATH, George Y.. Address in Surgery, Delivered at the Thirty-Eight Annual Meeting of the British Medical Association, Held in Newcastle, August 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th. 1870.. [London]. T. Richards, [Reprinted from the British Medical Journal], [1870]. Offprint. 8vo. [2], 18pp. With the colour plate illustrating the results of surgery on three different afflictions of the leg; an amputation through the knee joint, a mal-united fracture and a club foot. Sewn within original publisher's pale-blue paper wraps. Slight creasing, else a fine presentation copy from the author. Inscribed 'H. Lonsdale M.D. With authors Compt.' to head of title, with a short annotation in the ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 10090
HEISTER, Lorenz. A compendium of the practice of physic. London. Printed for J. Payne, 1757. First edition in English. 8vo. [2], ii, [4], 501pp, [3]. With three terminal advertisement pages. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, worming to head of upper joint, loss to lettering-piece. Loss to blank free endpaper, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16407
HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. Border lines of knowledge in some provinces of medical science... Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1862. First edition. 8vo. [4], 80pp. Original publisher's brown blind-stamped buckram, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked, some loss to head of spine, sunned, slight splitting to upper joint. Near contemporary ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Ed. W. Sawyer / Harvard Medical College / Boston / Mass / Dec. 18th 1870', with his armorial bookplate to FEP, later ink-stamps of 'I. N. Danforth' to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16196
JOHNSON, James. The economy of health, or, the stream of human life from the cradle to the grave: with reflections moral, physical, and philosophical on the septennial phases of human existence. London. S. Highley, 1836. First edition. 8vo. viii, 220pp. With an engraved plate. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate to FEP of Guy Haswell Furness, recent bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to verso of FFEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16517