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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
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
RUSSELL, Richard. A dissertation concerning the use of sea water In Diseases of the glands, &c. to which is added An epistolary dissertation To R. Frewin, M. D.. Oxford. Printed at the Theatre: and Sold by James Fletcher...and J. and J. Rivington, 1753. First edition. 8vo. [2], xv, [1], 398pp, [2]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, a terminal corrigenda leaf, and seven engraved plates. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17584
MACBRIDE, David. A Methodical Introduction to the theory and practice of physic. London. Printed for W. Strahan et al., 1772. First edition. Quarto. [4], iii, [13], 660pp. With half-title. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Small marginal worm-trail throughout a majority of the text-block - in no instance touching text, occasional browning and spotting. More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 12394
DAWSON, Thomas. An Account of a Safe and Efficacious Medicine in Sore-Eyes and Eye-Lids. London. Sold By J. Johnson, 1782. First Edition. 8vo. [4], 15pp, [1]. With half-title. [Bound behind:] WARE, James. Remarks on the Ophthalmy, Psorophthalmy, and Purulent Eye. With Methods of Cure, considerably different from those commonly used; and Cases annexed, in Proof of their Utility. London. Printed for Charles Dilly, 1780. First Edition. vii, [1], 133pp, [1]. With half-title. [And:] WARNER, Joseph. A Description of the Human Eye, and its Adjacent Parts; Together with their ... More > £ 600.00 Antiquates Ref. 10408
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
CELSUS, Aulus Cornelius. Aurelii cor. celsi de re medica libri viii... Lugundi [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Joan. Tornaesium, & Gulielmum Gazeium, 1554. 16mo. 581pp, [25]. Later vellum, contrasting calf lettering- piece. Lightly marked and rubbed, some chipping to lettering-piece. Later manuscript inscription to title page: 'BURGOWERORUM / Basilea missg (?) Seaphalia fui ad Jos. Burg. 1621'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19231
PEKELHARING, C[ornelis] A[drianus]. WINKLER, C[ornelis]. Beri-beri: researches concerning its nature and cause and the means of its arrest. London. John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd., [1893]. First edition in English. 8vo. xiii, [3], 160pp. With half-title and 12 colour plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of John Yudkin to FEP, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to title-page, else clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17010
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
SPENCE, James. Cases of Tracheotomy in Croup, and for the Removal of Foreign Bodies. Edinburgh. Printed By Murray and Gibb, 1858. First edition. 8vo. 19pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece of two anatomical diagrams. Original publisher's plain tan paper wraps. Dust-soiling to extremities, remnant of postage stamp to lower wrap. All leaves and plate creased down centre, some tearing and loss to top margin of a majority of leaves, and no point touching text. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 10412
MUSGRAVE, William. De arthritide anomala, sive interna dissertatio... Amstelaedami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Wetstenios, 1710. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition]. 8vo. [16], 391pp, [17]. Title in red and black. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities a trifle discoloured. bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP, very small hole to text of K3 - without loss of sense, leaves lightly toned/foxed. Formerly of the Radcliffe collections, with their armorial bookplate to FEP. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14621
ROUPPE, Louis. De morbis navigantium, liber unus. Accedit observatio de effectu extracti cicutae storkiano in cancro. Lugduni Batavorum [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Theodorum Haak, 1764. First edition. 8vo. [8], 338pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed and discoloured, remnants of cloth ties. Upper board held by front endpapers only, bookplate of Luis Bardon, Madrid to FEP, recent bookplate of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995) to recto of FFEP, small hole to leaf X6 - with loss of catch-word on p.331, leaves toned, occasional ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17015
HOWELL, John. Disputatio medica inauguralis de ambustionibus: quam, annuente summo numine: ex auctoritate reverendi admodum viri, D. Georgii Baird, SS.T.P. Academiae Edinburgenae Praefecti: necnon amplissimi senatus academici consensu, et nobilissimae facultatis medicae decreto: pro gradu doctoratus, summisque in medicina honoribus ac privilegiis rite et legitime consequendis / eruditorum examini subjicit Joannes Howell, Cambro-Britannus, Lycei Medici Londiniensis, et Societ. Physic. Lond. Guisianae Socius Ordinarius. Edinburgi [i.e. Edinburgh]. Execudebant Adamus Neill et Socii, 1805. First edition. 8vo. [8], 33pp, [1]. With half-title. Attractively bound in contemporary marbled calf, gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Rubbing to spine and joints, some loss to lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of 'Pentre' to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14357