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RUTTY, William. Treatise of the Urinary Passages, &c. Containing their Description, Power, and Uses; Together with the Principal Distempers that affect them; in particular the stone of the kidneys and bladder. London. Printed for J. Whiston, 1750. Second edition, corrected. 8vo in 4s. [8], 72pp. With half-title and four folding copper plates. Recent calf-backed marbled boards with contrasting red lettering-piece, gilt. Very light rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 12793
STEARNE, Johanne. Tractatus de visitatione infirmorum, Seu de eis Parochorum Officiis, quae infirmos, et moribundos respiciunt. In Gratiam Juniorum, & in Visitandis Infirmis minus Exercitatorum Editus. Londini [i.e. London]. Prostant apud A Baldwin, 1704. Second edition. 12mo. [10], 120pp. A1 not present, likely duplicate title as of 1700 edition. Contemporary speckled calf, recently rebacked. Slight rubbing to extremities. Both front and rear pastedowns have worked loose, occasional marginal browning. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12789
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
MISAURUS, Philander. The honour of the gout. Or, A Rational Discourse, demonstrating, That the gout is one of the greatest Blessings which can befal Mortal Man... London. Printed for J. Roberts, 1720. [2], iv, [4], 55pp, [1]. Without half-title. ESTC T94197.

[Bound with:] BROWNE, Joseph. A Practical treatise of the plague, and All Pestilential Infections that have happen'd in this Island for the last Century... London. Printed for J. Wilcox, 1720. First edition. 79pp, [1]. ESTC T26142.

[And:] COLBATCH, John, Sir. A scheme for Proper Methods to be taken, should it please God to visit us with ... More >
£ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 18634
PAGE, William Bousfield. The excision of the os calcis, in incurable disease of that bone, as a substitute for amputation of the foot. With a case. [From Volume XXXIII of the 'Medico-Chirurgical Transactions,' published by the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. London. C. and J. Adlard, 1850. First edition, thus. 8vo. 6pp. With an engraved illustration of a foot in the text. Original publisher's tan paper wraps. Some discolouration and soiling to cover. Slight creasing to leaves with the odd spot of foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12006
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
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
WESLEY, John. Primitive physic: or, an easy and natural method of curing most diseases. Dublin. Printed by Wilkinson ans Courtney, 1809. Twenty-sixth edition. xx, [1], 22-132pp.

[Bound after:] TISSOT, [Samuel Auguste David]. Advice with respect to health. Extracted from dr. tissot. Dublin. Printed by Wilkinson and Courtney, 1809. Seventh edition. 228pp.

12mo. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle marked. Lightly foxed, paper repairs to fore-edges of leaves D2-3 of first bound-work, else internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17441
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS. Pharmacopoeia collegii regalis medicorum londinensis. Dublin. Impensis Gulielmi Wilson, 1772. 12mo. [4], 93pp, [11]. Interleaved throughout, with very occasional inked and pencilled annotations. Finely bound in contemporary (Irish?) gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, slight splitting to joints, some marking. Marbled endpapers, lower margin of leaf K4 shaved, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 14862
MACLAREN, Roderick. On a long Sea voyage in Phthisis Pulmonalis. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1871]. First offprint edition. 8vo. 10pp. Stitched, as issued. Some light marginal dust-soiling, occasional spots of foxing. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of drop-title; 'With Dr. Maclaren's compts.', with annotation in the same hand at foot; 'Reprinted from the Brit. (?) Med-Chir. Review. Jan. 1871.' More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12410
MACLAREN, Roderick. On a case of sub-periosteal excision of the head and part of the shaft of the humerus...Read before a Meeting of the Cumberland and Westmorland Branch of the British Medical Association at Workington, November 1, 1872. [Reprinted from the Lancet, June 7, 1873.]. Carlisle. Printed at the offices of C. Thurman and Sons, 1873. First edition, thus. 8vo. 7pp. Original publisher's paper wraps. Light soiling to cover. All leaves creased down centre. Contemporary sepia photographic portrait illustration of child mounted to blank RFEP - presumably the boy who became the case study for this lecture. Presentation copy (likely to Dr. Henry Lonsdale), inscribed in ink to head of title 'With Dr. Maclaren's compliments'. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12007
PORTAL, Antione. Observations sur la nature et sur le traitement du rachitisme, ou des courbures de la colonne vertebrale, et de celles des extremities superieures et inferieures. A Paris. Chez Merlin, 1797. First edition. 8vo. viii, 388pp. With half-title. Contemporary sheep, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, marbled endpapers. Rubbed, spine discoloured. Half-title browned, leaves lightly toned/spotted. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17017