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  1. 1.BARTHOLIN, THOMAS - ANATOME EX omnium Veterum Recentiorumque Observationibus.ex Caspari Barthonini. Ad Circulationem Harvejanam....Leyden, Hackiana, (1674), Title page dated 1673, added engraved t.p. 1674. 8vo., pp. (6L), (7L), engraved port. of Thomas Bartholin, 804, (8L). 131 plates (lower 1/2 of one plate torn off), cont. calf binding, skillfully re-backed, raised bands.
    GM 1377.3 (Leyden, 1641) In this revision of his father’s anatomical treatise Thomas included the first depiction of the fissure of Sylvius, the lateral cerebral fissure and the only part of the cerebral hemisphere to be given a name “island of Reil” between 1641 and the 19th. C. Wellcome II p.107.     $475.00   See pictures on web page.        $1200.00

  2. 2.BASTIAN, H. CHARLTON -  On the Symptomatology of Total Transverse Lesions of  the Spinal Cord. With special reference to the condition of the various reflexes. Extracted and rebound from Medico-Chirurgical Trans. Vol. 73, London, 1890, pp.151-217.
    GM 4577 “Bastian’s Law”, transverse lesion of the spinal cord above the lumbar enlargement results in the abolition of the tendon reflexes of the lower extremities. Scarce      $80.00

  3. 3.BELL, CHARLES - Engravings of the Arteries; Illustrating the Anatomy of the Human Body, and Serving as an Introduction to Surgery of the Arteries. Second American Edition, from the Third London Edition, corrected. Philadelphia

A. Finley, 1816. Sm. 4to., pp.78, 12 plates (includes un-numbered plate of the aortic system and an additional plate VI). Plates drawn by Bell and hand colored, half-title present, contemporary calf binding, contents remarkably clean without foxing and slight off-setting of the plates.      $375.00

  1. 4.BELL, SIR CHARLES - The Hand Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design. Third Edition (one year after the first) London, William Pickering, 1834. 8vo., pp.xvi, 348, illus., cont. 3/4 calf and marbled boards.
    Cushing B258; Iowa 1309 Bell has an enormous range of anatomical knowledge which he expressed fully in this treatise. He took great interest in continuing to change and improve the book and made a number of additions for this third edition.     $150.00

  2. 5.BELL, SIR CHARLES - The Anatomy and Philosophy of Expression as connected with the fine arts. Third Edition. London, George Bell & Sons, 1904. 8vo., pp., x, 254, 17 plates, orig. green cl. lettered in gilt, vg.             $45.00

  3. 6.BOURGERY, D.M.P. - A Treatise on Lesser Surgery;  or, the Minor Surgical  Operations. Translated from the French Ed. by William C. Roberts First American Edition. New York, Charles S. Roberts, 1834. Recommend by John C. Warren, Geo. McClellan and Valentine Mott. 8vo., pp.xvi,376, xxviii, cont. linen binding.                  $80.00

  4. 7.BRODIE, SIR BENJAMIN - Select Surgical Works. Containing Clinical Lectures on Surgery, Surgical Observations on the Diseases of the Joints and The Diseases of the Urinary Organs. Philadelphia, 1847. 8vo., pp.352; 172; 194. A nice tight copy.
    Cushing B688; Iowa 1386. Brodie’s Lectures were extremely poplar and the publisher decided to issue them in book form. $125.00

  5. 8.BROWN (BRUNO), JOHN - The Elements of Medicine; or, A Translation of the Elementa Medicinae Brunois, With large Notes, Illustrations, and Comments by the Author of the original work. Two Volumes. London, J. Johnson, 1788. 8vo., pp.xx, 308; 346, errata, cont. calf.
    As Garrison notes the Brunioan theory, as it was called, actually held attention of Europe for a quarter-century and as late as 1802 Benjamin Rush took it up in America.      $125.00

  1. 9.CATLIN, GEORGE - The Breath of Life or mal-Respiration. and its effects upon the enjoyment & Life of man. New York, John Wiley & Son, 1872. 8vo., pp. 76, (1), illustrated, orig. cl., vg.
    GM 3267 Osler (2254, 1861)  Catlin was a famous explorer among the American Indians and as he states in this curious, fact filled little book, he visited and studied 150 tribes in North and South America. He was particularly impressed of health of the mouths of these native peoples, whose health he attributed largely to their good breathing habits, that is, with mouth shut.              $80.00

  2. 10.CHAIN, ERNEST , FLOREY, H.W. - Penicillin as a Chemotherapeutic Agent. In Lancet London, 1940, 2, pp.226-28. This issue complete, fine in custom folding case.
    GM 1934 Fleming discovered the growth-Inhibiting action of penicillium mold in 1929 but was unable to make a pure and stable compound. Chain and his co-workers concentrated penicillin and showed that it was probably the most effective chemotherapeutic  drug known and relatively non-toxic. This led to mass production of the drug which saved millions of lives. See picture on webpage                $850.00


  3. 11.CHARCOT, J.M. - Clinical Lectures on Senile and Chronic Diseases. London, The New Sydenham Society, 1881. 8vo., pp.xvi, 307, 6 plates, vg.
    Charcot is one of the great physicians who made the name of Salpetriere famous. In addition to his works in neurology he published a book on old age which was translated into English in 1881. This was the first formal work on old age to appear in the United States.
    GM 2222                    $60.00

  4. 12.COMBE, GEORGE - A System of Phrenology. Fourth Ed. Two Volumes in one. Edinburgh, 1836. 8vo., pp.933, frontis piece showing  names of phrenological organs.
    Combe became an advocate of phrenology after watching Spurzheim dissect a brain. Combe founded The Phrenological Society of Edinburgh. This early concept of cerebral localization would lead to the definitive studies of Hitzig and Fritsch.          $125.00

  5. 13.CUSHING, HARVEY - The Clinical Teacher and the Medical Curriculum. Reprinted from JAMA, March, 1924, pp. 11, wraps. $20.00

  6. 14.CUSHING, HARVEY and DAVIDOFF, LEO M. - The Pathological Findings in Four Autopsied Cases of Acromegaly With a Discussion of Their Significance. In Monographs of The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. New York, 1927, pp.131, 104 figures, stiff wraps. W.G. MacCallum’s copy with “MacCallum” in ink on front cover, vg.
    CB 12 This monograph represents the most detailed pathological study of individual cases of acromegaly available in the literature.  $80.00

  7. 15.CUSHING, HARVEY and DAVIDOFF, LEO M. - Studies in Acromegaly IV. The Basal Metabolism. Reprinted from Arch. Int. Med. May, 1927, 27 pp., wraps, vg.     $20.00

  8. 16.CUSHING, HARVEY - William Beaumont’s Rendezvous With Fame. 8vo., pp113-26, frontis of Beaumont’s birthplace wraps. Reprinted from Yale J. Biol. & Med, 1935 ,     $25.00

  9. 17.(CUSHING) - Harvey Cushing’s Seventieth Birthday Party April 8, 1939 - Speeches, Letters, and Tributes. Springfield, 1939. 8vo., pp.vii, 146, illus., dw., vg. This celebration was attended by 47 active members.     $50.00

  10. 18.DANDY, WALTER E. - Benign Tumors in the Third Ventricle of the Brain: Diagnosis and Treatment. Springfield,1933. Sm. 4to., pp.171, 120 Figs., 4 folding charts, vg.     $225.00

  11. 19.(DUCHENNE) - Selections from the Clinical Works of Dr. Duchenne (de Boulogne. Translated by G.V. Poore. London, The New Sydenham Society, 1883. 8vo., pp.xxii, 472, wood cut illus. Frontis piece showing Duchenne faradising the frontal muscle.      $ 75.00

  17. DUNGLISON, ROBLEY - General Therapeutics, or, Principles of Medical Practice;
With Tables of the chief remedial agents, and their preparations; and of the different p      isons and their antidotes. Philadelphia, Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1836. 8vo ., pp.xi, 580, An exceptional copy, cont. calf, skillfully rebacked.
After arriving in America he was brought to The University of Virginia.
Cordasco 30-0285; Iowa 1601         $200.00

  1. 20.FERRIER, DAVID - The Functions of the Brain. First American Edition. New York, 1876. 8vo., pp.xv, 323, illus., rebound in linen, ex.lib. library stamp on title.
    GM 1409 Ferrier may be said to have laid the foundations of our knowledge concerning the localization of cerebral function. His book includes his earlier work published in the West Riding Lunatic Asylum Reports.
    GM 1409 London, 1876         $225.00

  2. 21.FLEMING, SIR ALEXANDER - Chemotherapy Yesterday, To-day, and To-morrow.  The Llinacre Lecture Delivered at Cambridge on May 6, 1946. Cambridge, University Press , 1946. 8vo., pp.39, stiff wraps. $80.00

  3. 22.FLEMING, SIR ALEXANDER - Penicillin Its Practical Application. London, 1946. 8vo., pp.x, 380,, illus.                 $125.00

  4. 23.FONTAINE, A DE - The Book of Prudential Revelations; or the Golden Bible of Nature and Reason, and the Confidential Doctor at Home; .... Boston, By the author, 1846. 8vo., pp.507; 53, contemporary calf, occasional light foxing.                  $35.00

  5. 24.FULTON, JOHN F. - Robert W. Smith’s Description of Generalized Neurofibromatosis (1849). Reprinted from New. England J. Med., June, 1929. pp.12,  wraps, fine. Inscribed on front wrap “To Dr. Blume with kind remembrances John Fulton”.  $35.00                

  6. 25.FULTON, JOHN F. - Dedication Address. The Harvey Cushing General Hospital. Framingham, 1944. Privately Printed by A. Colish. 8vo., pp.11, stiff wraps.     $20.00

  7. 26.FULTON, JOHN F. - Functional Localization in the Frontal Lobes and Cerebellum with Particular reference to the operation of Frontal Lobotomy. The William Withering Memorial Lectures delivered at The Birmingham Medical School, 1948. 8vo., pp.xiii,140, illus, dw. vg. Inscribed on fep. “To Peter with warmest regards John Fulton, August, 1949 $90.00

  8. 27.FULTON, JOHN F. - Aviation Medicine in its Preventive Aspects. An Historical Survey. London, 1948. 8vo., pp.vii, 174, illus. Presentation copy “For Eve Stern in appreciation John F. Fulton”.
    GM 2138                  $90.00

  9. 28.GALEN on the Natural Faculties. English Translation by Arthur John Brock. London, 1916. 8vo., 339.          $20.00

  10. 29.GIBSON, JAMES E. - Dr. Bodo Otto and the Medical Background of the American Revolution. Springfield,1937.     $30.00

  11. 30.GOODMAN, HERMAN - Electricity Number. Story of Electricity and a Chronology of Electricity and Electrotherapeutics. In: Medical Life vol. 34, Nov. 1927. 8vo., pp.575-626, wraps, 12 illus., vg.             $25.00

  12. 31.GOSSILIN, L. - Clinical Lectures on Surgery, Delivered at the Hospital of La Charite. Translated from the French by Lewis A. Stimson. Philadelphia, 1878. 8vo., pp.350, 21 illus.
    Bound with:
    CHAARCOT, J.M. - Lectures on The Diseases of The Nervous System. Delivered at La Salpetriere. Translated by George Sigerson. Philadelphia,  1879. pp.271, illis.     $125.00

  13. 32.GRANIT, RAGNAR - Charles Scott Sherrington An Appraisal. New York, 1967. 8vo., pp.xi,188, illus., vg.          $25.00

  14. 33.GRAVES, ROBERT J. - Clinical Lectures  on the Practice  of Medicine. Two Volumes. London, The New Sydenham Society, 1884. 8vo., pp.xxiv, 673; xii, 651, embossed cloth lettered in gilt.
    GM 2218 (Dublin, 1843) Graves was one the founders of the Irish School of Medicine and one of the most important figures in Irish medicine in the middle of the 19th. C. $90.00

  15. 34.HAMMOND, WILLIAM A. - Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System. New York, 1874. 8vo., pp.viii, 291. Lectures delivered at the N.Y. Hosp. for Diseases of the Nervous System and Bellevue Hosp. Medical College.                 $200.00

  16. 35.HARDING, PETER - The Corner of Harley Street - Being some familiar correspondence of Peter Harding, M.D. Boston, 1911. 8vo.,pp.271. Interesting letters of a Harley Street physician on things medical and other occurrences at the early 20th. C.              $20.00

  17. 36.HARVEY, WILLIAM - The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William Harvey. De Motu Cordis 1628: De Circulatione Sanguinis 1649: The first English text of 1653 now newly edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Issued on the occasion of the tercentenary celebration of the first publication of the text of De Motu Cordis. London, The Nonesuch Press, 1928. 8vo., pp.xvi, 200, full niger morocco ruled in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, teg.,  deckle edges. No. 924 of 1450 copies printed by Job. Enschede en Zonen on Dutch paper. This text of the greatest physician of the 17th. Century should be in every medical library collection. vg.                 $225.00

  18. 37.(HARVEY) The Anatomical Lectures of William Harvey. Prelectiones Anatomie Universalis De Musculis. Edited and translated by  Gweneth Whitteridge. Edinburgh, For The R.C.P., London, 1964. 4to., pp.lxiv, 504, 7 plates, dw.
    GM758                 $40.00

  19. 38.HEAD, HENRY - On Disturbances of Sensation with Especial Reference to the Pain of Visceral Disease. Parts I & 2 extracted from Brain Vol. XVI, 1892, pp.132;142, 2 plates, illus., some loss of text p.129
    GM 4581 “Heads areas”, zones of hyperalgesia of skin, associated with visceral disease. $35.00

  20. 39.JACOBI, PROFESSOR - Portfolio of  Dermochromes. Second Ed. Translated by John James Pringle. Two Vols. New York,1904. 4to., pp.181, 78 full page colored  plates of dermatologic diseases. Leather bindings, usual wear.                  $50.00

  21. 40.KELLY, HOWARD A. - Walter Reed and Yellow Fever. First Ed. New York, 1906. 8vo., pp.xv, 293, illus. vg. The author ascribes to Reed as making “the greatest American medical discovery.  $40.00

  22. 41.KOBLER, JOHN - The Reluctant Surgeon A Biography of John Hunter. Garden City, 1960. 8vo. pp.. 359. vg.             $15.00


  1. 42.KRAUSE, FEDOR - Surgery of the Brain and Spinal Cord. Vol. I translated by Herman A. Haubold; Vols. II & III by Max Thorek. First American Edition. New York, Rebman Co., 1909-1912. 4to. 82 full-color plates, 15 mostly color plates; 335 text illustrations. Original Cloth, a very good set.
    Krause, the father of German neurosurgery stands with Cushing and Macewen as one of the pioneers of neurological surgery. This set is his most comprehensive work and constituted an accurate picture of surgery of the brain and spinal cord at the time.
    GM 4880.2, (Berlin 1908-11) Cordasco 00-2020; Reynolds 2355.         $975.00

  2. 43.KYLE, D. BRADEN - A Text-Book of the Diseases of the Nose and Throat. Fifth Ed. Philadelphia, 1914. 4to., pp. 856, 272 illus, 27 in color.                   $25.00

  3. 44.LEWIS, SIR THOMAS - Diseases of the Heart. First Edition. New York, 1933. 8vo., pp.xx,  297, orig, binding, vg.          $50.00

  4. 45.LONG, ESMOND R. ED. - Selected Readings in Pathology From Hippocrates to Virchow. First Ed. Springfield, 1929. 8vo., pp.xiv, 301 (3), 25 plates, vg.
    GM 2318                  $35.00

  5. 46.MACEWEN, WILLIAM - Die Infectios-Eiterigen Erkrankungen des Gehirms und Ruckenmarks, Meningitis, Hirnabscess, Infectiose Sinusthrombose.  First German Ed. Wiesbaden, 1898. 8vo., pp.xv, 346, 59 illustrations. Rebound in full calf with original printed wraps as issued bound in. vg.
    GM 4872 (Glasgow 1893); Cushing M24. $300.00

  6. 47.MACKENZIE, SIR JAMES - The Basis of Vital Activity. Being a review of five years work at the St. Andrews Institute for Clinical Research. London, 1926.  8vo. pp.132. vg.
    Mackenzie became the greatest heart specialist in the world. The last phase of his life was the establishment of the Institute of Clinical Medicine.                  $20.00

  7. 48.MACMICHAEL, WILLIAM - The Gold-Headed Cane. With an Introduction by Sir William Osler. New York, 1926. 8vo., pp.xxiv, 261, vg, with dw.              $30.00

  8. 49.MAJOR, RALPH H. - Classic Descriptions of Disease With biographical sketches jof the authors. Third Edition, Enlarged. Springfield, 1945. 8vo., pp.xxxii, 679.
    GM 2241 287 selections in English from the original epoch-making discoveries. $20.00

  9. 50.MEDICINE and SCIENCE in the 1860‘s. Proceedings of the sixth British Congress on the History of Medicine University of Sussex, 6-9 Sept. 1967. F.N.L. Poynter Ed. London, 1968. 8vo., pp.xiii,  324, dw., vg.          $35.00

  10. 51.    MITCHELL, S. WEIR and REICHERT, EDWARD T. - Researches upon the Venoms of  Poisonous Serpents. Washington: The Smithsonian, 1886. 4to., pp.ix,186, 5 full page colored plates.
    GM 2106 The authors showed snake venom to be protein in nature, and demonstrated the presence of toxic albumins. Mitchell was one of the first to investigate the snake venoms. $175.00

  11. 52.MITCHELL, S. WEIR - Doctor and Patient. Fourth Edition. Philadelphia, 1904. 8vo., pp.177, a bright copy. Includes a chapter on “Pain and the Opium Habit”.         $45.00

  12. 53.MORTON, LESLIE T. - A Medical Bibliography (Garrison and Morton) An annotated checkl-list of texts illustrating the history of medicine. Fourth Ed. London, 1983. 8vo., pp.1000.             $60.00

  13. 54.MUMFORD, JAMES GREGORY - A Doctor’s Table Talk. Boston,1912. 8vo., pp.257, vg. Dr. Rudolph Matas’ copy with his bookplate and signature on title.            
    Cushing M574             $50.00

  14. 55.NEILL, JOHN - Outlines of the Arteries; The Nerves; The Veins and Lymphatics. Three Vols. in One. Philadelphia, 1847. 4to., pp.30, 30, 29, errata. 23 plates some colored, foxing of some plates.1/2 calf binding.           $35.00

  15. 56.NEWMAN, C.E. - The Art of The De Motu Cordis. London1974. 8vo., pp.18.     $8.00

  16. 57.OSLER, WILLIAM - Lectures on Angina Pectoris and Allied States. New York, 1901. 8vo.,, 160, orig. green cloth., near fine.
    Golden and Roland 669 (1896)     $225.00

  17. 58.OSLER, WILLIAM - Aequanimitas With other Addresses to Medical Students, Nurses and Practitioners of Medicine. FIRST  AMERICAN EDITION. Philadelphia, P. Blakiston’s Son & CO., 1904. 8vo., pp.vii, 389, an unusual bright copy in original maroon cloth lettered in gilt, teg. First editions of Osler’s much quoted classic are very scarce.            $225.00

  18. 59.OSLER, WILLIAM - The Pupil Symptoms in Thoracic Aneurysm. A clinical lecture Radcliffe Infirmary. Reprint from The Practitioner,
    April, 1910, pp.8, wraps.         $30.00

  19. 60.(OSLER) - Counsels and Ideals from the writings of William Osler. Second Ed. Compiled by C.N.B. Camac. London, 1921. 8vo., pp.xxiv, 355, vg.          $45.00

  20. 61.PENFIELD, WILDER - Tls. on Montreal Neurological Institute stationary to Samuel X Radbill regarding his book plates. July 12, 1975.                  $45.00

  21. 62.OTT, ISAAC - The Actions of Medicines. Philadelphia, 1878. 8vo., pp.xiv, 168, 22 illustrations, Lib. stamp “ Royal College of Physicians Edinborugh.      $20.00

  22. 63.PENFIELD, WILDER - No Other Gods. Boston, 1954. 8vo., pp.340. Penfield’s novel tells the story of Abram and Sarai and presents a vivid description of the origins of the Hebrew nation.                  $18.00

  23. 64.POOL, H. EUGENE and McGOWAN, FRANK J.  - Surgery at the New York Hospital One Hundred Years Ago. New York, 1930. 8vo.,, 188, vg.              $25.00

  24. 65.POWER, SIR D’ARCY - A Short History of Surgery. London, 1933. 8vo., pp.91 $25.00

  25. 66.SAYRE, LEWIS A. - Lectures on Orthopedic Surgery and Diseases of the Joints, Delivered at Bellevue Hospital Medical College During the Winter Session of 1874-1875. New York, 1879. 8vo., pp.x, 476, 274 woodcut illustrations. Sm chip off lower spine. Scarce     
    GM 4342.1              $150.00

  26. 67.SMITHERS, DAVID WALDRON - Dicken’s Doctors. Oxford, 1979. 8vo., pp.xiii,111, illus., dw. Laid in “Dickens and Medicosocial Reform from JAMA, April, 1971         $35.00

  27. 68.TAYLOR, FRANCIS LONG. - Crawford W. Long & The Discovery of Ether Anesthesia. Foreword by Francis R. Packard. New York, 1938. 8vo., pp.xiii, 237, 8 full-page plates, Ex.Lib. The Osler Library Montreal. $45.00

  28. 69.THE ETHICS OF BRAIN SURGERY. - From the Cahiers Laennec. Translated from the French by M.G. Carroll. Edited by Dom Peter Flood. Cork, 1955. 8vo., pp.61, stiff wraps. $15.00

  29. 70.THACHER, JAMES - Observations on Hydrophobia, Produced by the Bite of a Mad Dog or Other Rabid Animal. Plymoth, Joseph Avery, 1812. 8vo, pp.301,(1), Cont. calf skillfully re-backed. Bookplate of Dr. William Edward Coale, U.S. Navy. Of special interest ia a hand-colored plate of the  “skull cap” a plant which was used (unsuccessfully) in treating the diaease.
    Cushing T40, Iowa 1124          $150.00

  30. 71.WALKER, KENNETH - The Story of Medicine. First Ed. London,,1954. 8vo., pp.343, illus., vg. Presentation copy from the great medical bibliographer. John L. Thornton. “ To John Brown with best wishes. From John L. Thornton, Christmas, 1955”.      $40.00



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  1. 72.ABERNTHY, JOHN - Surgical Observations on Tumors and on Lumbar Abscesses. Third Edition. London, Longman, Hurst...., 1822. 8vo., pp.221, orig. blue boards, skillfully rebacked, signature on half-title “George Scharin Hyde 1859”.
    Reynolds 45               $135.00

  2. 73.BAILEY, PERCIVAL - Further Notes on the Cerebellar Medulloblastomas. Reprinted from Amer.J. Path. Mar. 1930, pp125-135, 4 plates, wraps.                  $20.00

  3. 74.BELL, CHARLES - Letters Concerning The Diseases of the Urethra. London, Longman, Hurst...., 1811. 8vo., pp.xi, 149, 6 plates drawn by Bell, and 2 were etched by him. In a series of three letters Bell presents his observations on various types of strictures of the urethra.
    Iowa 1302                   $160.00

  4. 75.BELL, SIR CHARLES and WYMAN, JEFFRIES - Animal Mechanics. Cambridge, The Riverside Press, 1902. 8vo., pp.xi, 135, illustrated. These Papers are selections from the writings of Sir Charles Bell and Dr. Jeffries Wyman. They are memorable examples of careful observations, sound reasoning, and clear description of the objects which they treat. This monograph seems to be scarce.      $90.00

  5. 76.BIANCHI, LEONARDO - The Mechanism of the Brain and the Function of the Frontal Lobes. Translated from the Italian by James H. Macdonald. First English Edition. Edinburgh, E. & S. Livingstone, 1922. 8vo., pp.348, orig. lavender cloth, lettered in gilt, spine sun faded, else vg.
    GM 4891 Bianchi showed that bilateral destruction of the frontal lobes caused character changes, a finding put to practical use by Egas Moniz and others.                   $175.00

  6. 77.BING, ROBERT - Compendium of Regional Diagnosis in Affections of the Brain and Spinal Cord. Third Edition from the Sixth German Edition. St. Louis, 1929. 4to., pp.xviii,204, 102 illustrations, vg.                  $18.00

  7. 78.BLACKBURN, I.W. - Illustrations of the Gross Morbid Anatomy of the Brain in the Insane. A selection of seventy-five plates showing the pathological conditions found in post-mortem examinations of the brain in mental disease. Washington, G.P.O., 1908. 4to., pp.vii, 154. $110.00

  8. 79.BRAMWELL, BYRUM - Diseases of the Spinal Cord. Third Edition. Edinburgh, William F. Clay, 1895. 8vo., pp.xii,659, 170 illlustrations, orig. olive cloth, vg.
    GM 4565 (1882)              $200.00

  9. 80.CAMPBELL, WILLIS C. - Operative Orthopedics. First Edition, First Impression. St. Lewis, 1939.  4to., pp.xix, 1154, illustrated, Custom binding in fine 3/4 calf. See pictures on webpage..
    GM 4403.2 The most influential American textbook of orthopedics in the twentieth century. $650.00

  10. 81.CANNON, WALTER B. and ROSENBLUETH, ARTURO - The Supersensitivity of Denervated Structures. A Law of Denervation. New York, 1949. 8vo., pp.x, 245, illus., dw., vg.      $35.00

  11. 82.(CANNON) - The Life and Contributions of Walter Bradford Cannon 1871-1945. His Influence on the Development of Physiology in the Twentieth Century. Edited by Chandler McC Brooks New York, 1975. 8vo., pp.xxii,264, illus. vg.     $25.00

  12. 83.CAIRNS, HUGH - A rare collection of Fifty Nine Reprints from 1941-1949. Included are his War-Time papers and those of his associates in the Nuffield Department of Surgery, Radcliffe, Oxford. Two bound volumes with 7 papers lain in. Several inscribed “With Professor Hugh Cairns Compliments”. Also bound in is The British Journal of Surgery “Supplement No. 1 Wounds of the Head, 1947, pp.268. Sir Hugh Cairns was Cushing’s Asst. res. surg. Oct. 1926-Sept. 1927.      $650.00

  13. 84.CHISOLM, J. JULIAN - A Manual of Military Surgery, for the use of Surgeons in the Confederate
    States Army; with an appendix of the
    Rules and Regulations of the Medicl Department of the Confederate States Army. Second Edition - Revised and improved. Richmond, VA: West & Johnston, 1862. 8vo., pp.xii,515, one folding chart, original binding, lettered in gilt on spine, scattered light foxing. See pictures on webpage.
    Blocker p.77; Reynolds 927; Rutkow GS48 “This book is extremely scarce due to the poor quality of the paper it was printed on and the fact that it was so widely used by Confederate surgeons on the battle-field.                  $5,000.00

  14. 85.CROWE, SAMUEL JAMES - Halsted of Johns Hopkins. The Man and His Men. Springfield,1957. 8vo., pp.ix, 247, illustrated, dw. vg.      $30.00

  15. 86.CUSHING, HARVEY - The Boston Tins. Reprinted from The Boston Med. Surg. J. July 5, 1923, p.13, wraps.  The poignant story of the sterile dressings packed in tins shipped to France with the Harvard Unit in 1915.              $25.00

  16. 87.CUSHING, HARVEY and EISENHARDT, LOUISE - Meningiomas Arising from the Tuberculum Sella with the syndrome of primary optic atrophy and bitemporal field defects combined with a normal sella turcica in a middle-aged person. Reprinted from Arch. Ophthal. Jan. and Feb. ,1929, pp.78, wraps,vg. This is truely one of the classic papers of Cushing recognizing suprasella lesions in an era before modern scans. A second paper on the “chiasmal syndrome” was published a year later which included other tumors.      $90.00

  17. 88.CUSHING, HARVEY - Consecratio Medici and other papers. Boston, 1940. 8vo., pp.276, dw. A new edition of a collection of 14 literary and biographical essays originally published in 1928      $30.00

  18. 89.(CUSHING)  - Address by Dr. Harvey Cushing. Reprinted from Dr. Cushing’s Seventieth Birthday Party. pp.32-38, wraps.          $20.00

  19. 90.DANA, CHARLES L. - The Peaks of Medical History. An Outline of the Evolution of Medicine. New York, 1926. 8vo., pp.105, illustrated with 40 full-page plates and 16 text illustrations.  $45.00

  20. 91.DANDY, WALTER E. - The Brain. Hagerstown, 1966. 4to., pp. 671; 11, illustrated throughout. The editors of Lewis’ Practice of Surgery elected to publish this classic neurosurgical treatise as a seperate offprint in 1966. It first appeared in Lewis’ Surgery in 1932 and became the standard American neurosurgical text.               $200.00

  21. 92.DANDY, WALTER E. - A Sign and Symptom of Spinal Cord Tumors. pp. 335-441
    Together with:
    SICARD, J.A. and FORESTIER, JACQUES - Roentgenologic Exploration jof the Central Nervous System with Iodized Oil (Lipiodol), p.420-434. In: Arch. Neur. Psych. Oct. 1926          $30.00

  22. 93.DAVIS, AUDREY and APPEL, TOBY - Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology. Washington, 1979. 4to., pp.v, 103, illustrated and historical description of bleeding, cupping, use of scarifactors etc. $40.00

  23. 94.DEADERICK, WILLIAM  H. - A Practical Study of Malaria. First Edition. Philadelphia, 1909. 8vo., pp.402, 102 illustrations. In November 2013 the AMA reported cases of malaria in the US reached a 40-year high.                    $35.00

  24. 95.EAGLETON, WELLS P. - Brain Abscess Its Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic. First Edition. New York, 1924. 8vo., pp.xix,297, 40 illus., vg.                  $60.00

  25. 96.ECCLES, JOHN C. and GIBSON, WILLIAM C. - Sherrington His Life and Thought. Berlin, 1979. 8vo., pp.xv, 269, dw, fine.          $20.00

  26. 97.ERICHSEN, JOHN ERIC - On Concussion of the Spine, Nervous Shock and other obscure injuries of the nervous system. In Their Clinical and Medico-Legal Aspects. London, Longmans, Green, 1875. First Edition. 8vo., pp.xv, 340, later linen binding, label in gilt on spine, vg.
    Cushing E90 (NY, 1886)           $175.00

  27. 98.FLEMING, ALEXANDER - Streptococcal Meningitis Treated With Penicillin. Measure of Bacteriostatic Power of Blood and Cerebruspinal Fluid. Reprinted from The Lancet, Oct. 9, 1943, p.12. Signed “A Fleming” on first page. In clam shell case, near fine.
    This was the first case in which intrathecal penicillin was used. 
    SEE PICTURES ON WEBPAGE                 $1600.00

  28. 99.FLINT, AUSTIN, JR - The Physiology of Man;.... Vol. 4 Nervous System. New York, D. Appleton and Co., 1872. 8vo., pp.470, orig. pebbled cl., vg. Hammond’s “Diseases of the Nervous System” was published the year before in 1871. The publishers were desirous of this work though independent of Hammond’s as a sort of companion work.
    Cordasco 70-1118 locates only four copies of this scarce work.              $150.00

  29. 100.FINNEY, J.M.T. - A Personal Appreciation of Sir William Osler. Reprinted from J.A.M.A. Dec. 24, 1921, pp.19, wraps              $25.00

  30. 101.FULLER, HENRY WILLIAM - On Rheumatism, Rheumatic Gout, and Sciatica, Their Pathology, Symptoms, and Treatment. First American Edition from the Third London Edition. Philadelphis, 1864. 8vo., pp.424, orig. embossed cloth binding. Owner’s name “Dr. Bruce L. Tippitt Kingswood, WVa on title page. The author covers rheumatic heart disease as well as other consequences of rheumatic fever treated at St. Georges Hospital, London.  $45.00

  31. 102.GOWERS, W.R. - Lectures on the Diagnosis of Diseases of the Brain. Delivered at University College Hospital. Second Edition. London, J.&A. Churchill, 1887. 8vo., pp.vii,254, orig. olive cloth, sm. lib. stamp “Reception Hospital St. Andrews”,vg.
    GM 4568 (London, 1885); Osler 2785     $150.00

  32. 103.GROSS,  SAMUEL D. - A System of Surgery; Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative. Two Volumes. FIRST EDITION. Philadelphia, Blanchard and Lea, 1859. 4to., pp.xxiv, 35-1162; xxiv, 19-1198, 936 engravings, contempory full calf bindings. See pictures on webpage.
    GM 5607; Iowa 1678; Rutkow GS46 This work was considered one of the most important surgical treatises of its time. Only 2000 copies were printed. A second edition was printed in 1862 early in the Civil War. His section of treatment of head injuries was especially important.          $1850.00

  33. 104.GULL, WILLIAM WITHEY - A Collection of Published Writings. Medical Papers. London, The New Sydenham Society, 1894. 8vo., pp.ix, 600, 10 plates & woodcut illustrations, orig. embossed binding, vg. The section on Diseases of the Brain cover cerebral abscesses and cerebral aneurysms. Bookplate of Dr. Michael Jefferson.      $110.00

  34. 105.GUTHRIE, DOUGLAS - Lord Lister His Life and Doctrine. Edinburgh, 1949. 8vo., pp.viii, 128, well illustrated. A very readable biography of the man who revolutionized surgery.          $25.00

  35. 106.HOLMES, GORDON - The National Hospital Queen Square 1860-1948. London, 1954. 4to., pp.xii, 98, dw.  A history of the British neurologists who founded the speciality of English neurology in the second half of the 19th. C.           $50.00

  36. 107.HORNER, WILLIAM E. - A Treatise on Special and General Anatomy. Two Volumes. Fifth Edition. Philadelphia, Lea & Blanchard, 1840. 8vo., pp.519; 524, orig calf binding. Signature of owner “Mathew Wallace University of Virginia October 1846” in ink on fep. Horner a native of Warrenton, VA later succeeded Philip Syng Physic as Professor of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania. $90.00

  37. 108.JEFFERSON, SIR GEOFFREY - The Invasive Adenomas of the Anterior Pituitary. The Sherrington Lectures III. Springfield, 1955. 8vo., pp.ix, 66, Illustrated, vg.              $15.00

  38. 109.KAHN, EDGAR A. - Journal of a Neurosurgeon. Foreword by Bronson S. Ray. Springfield, 1972. 8vo., pp.ix, 172, illus., vg. Noteworthy is Dr. Kahn’s experiences in his early training at the University of Michigan and his WW II service.      $15.00

  39. 110.KELLY, HOWARD A. and WARD, GRANT E. - Electrosurgery. Philadelphia, 1932. 8vo., pp.xix, 305, 382 illustrations by William P. Didusch and others. The authors cover the application of electro-surgery to all branches of surgery and a interesting history of electrosurgery.           $120.00

  40. 111.KOBLER, JOHN - The Reluctant Surgeon. A Bibliography of John Hunter. Garden City, 1960. 8vo., pp.359, dw.              $15.00

  41. 112.LEFANU, W.R. - A Bio - Bibliography of EDWARD JENNER 1749-1823. London, 1951, 4to., pp.xx, 176, frontis. port., fine.          $25.00

  42. 113.LEONARDO, RICHARD A. - History of Surgery. New York, 1943. Thick 8vo., pp.xvii, 504, 100 plates, vg.
    GM 5812 The plates make this work one of the best works on the history of surgery.      $125.00

  43. 114.LEWIS, THOMAS - Clinical Disorders of the Heart Beat. Fifth Editions. London, Shaw & Sons, 1920. 8vo., pp.128, ex.lib.              $18.00

  44. 115.LEWIS, THOMAS - Pain. New York, 1943. 8vo., pp.xiii,192, illustrated.         $15.00

  45. 116.LIBBY, WALTER - The History of Medicine. In its Salient Features. First Edition. Boston, 1922. 8vo., pp.x,427, 9 plates.              $20.00


  46. 117.CRONIN, A.J. - The Keys of the Kingdom. Boston, 1941. 8vo., pp.344.             $20.00

  47. 118.CRONIN, A.J. - The Green Years. New York,1944. 8vo., pp.311, dw.              $20.00

  48. 119.DOYLE, A. CONAN - Round the Red Lamp. Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life. First American Editon. New York, 1894. 8vo., pp.v, 307, orig. red cl. dec. in gilt, vg.             $175.00

  49. 120.MAUGHAM, W. SOMERSET - Of Human Bondage. New York,1936. Second printing. 8vo., pp.565, vg. in a worn dw. Maugham’s classic novel of a tragic physician in which he states “this is a autobiographical novel; fact and fiction are inextricably mingled.”.           $45.00

  50. 121.MITCHELL, S. WEIR - Dr. North and His Friends. New York, 1900. 8vo., pp.499, orig green cl. $35.00

  51. 122.MITCHELL, S. WEIR - The Youth of Washington. Told in the Form of an Autobiography. New York, 1904. 8vo., pp.290, orig. yellow cl., dec. in gilt. Dedicated to John S. Billings.          $35.00

  52. 123.SMITHERS, DAVID WALDRON - This Idle Trade. On Doctors Who Were Writers. Turnbridge Wells, 1989. 8vo., pp.272, dw., vg.          $35.00

  53. 124.WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS - White Mule. First Edition. Norfolk, New Directions, 1937. 8vo., pp.293, orig. cotton cloth, lettered in black, vg. Williams tells his stories as they must be from his pediatric experiences.          $60.00


  1. 125.MACKENZIE, MORELL - A Manual of Diseases of the Throat and Nose including the pharynx, larynx, trachea....New York, 1884. 8vo., pp.400, 92 woodcut illustrations.                 $25.00

  2. 126.MACKENZIE, MORELL - Autograph letter signed on his Harley Street stationary. See illustration on webpage instruments.          $175.00

  3. 127.MACMICHAEL, WILLIAM - The Gold-Headed Cane. New Edition. Foreword by James J. Waring and a Preface by William J. Kerr. Containing the text and illustrations of the fifth edition, including the introduction by George C. Peachey and his annotations. Springfield, 1953. 4to., pp.xxxii,186, partially unopened, vg.          $45.00

  4. 128.MAJOR, RALPH H. - Disease and Destiny. Preface by Logan Clendening. First Edition. New York, 1936. 8vo., pp.xiv, 338, 47 illustrations. Frontis piece - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Durer. The author shows how disease played a dominant role in the destiny of the human race.
    GM6432                    $45.00

  5. 129.MAJOR, RALPH H. - Classic Descriptions of Disease With Biographical Sketches of the Authors. Third and best Edition. 4to., pp.xxxi, 679, dw, vg.
    GM 2241 A collection of classic descriptions of diseased by 179 different writers.        $30.00

  6. 130.MALLOCH, ARCHIBALD - William Osler. Reprinted from Toronto Acadeny of Med.Bull. May 1932 pp. (8).              $20.00

  7. 131.MILLS, CHARLES K. and KEEN, W.W. - Tumor of the Superior Parietal Convolution, Accurately localizes and Removed by Operation. With a Pathological Report on the Nature of the Growth by W.G. Spiller. Reprinted from J. Nerv. and Ment. Dis. May, 1900, pp.21, wraps, vg. This tumor described as an endothelioma was removed in Nov. 1899.                 $50.00

  8. 132.MOORE, NORMAN - The Harveian Oration Delivered before The Royal College of Physicians of London on October18, 1901. 8vo., pp.59, vg. The address focuses on the College during Harvey’s time in the early 17th. century.         $15.00

  9. 133.NAEGELE, DR. FRANZ CARL - The Obliquely Cantracted Pelvis. Mainz, 1839. Centennial Edition Newly Translated from the Original German, New York, 1939. 4to., pp.x, `69, 16 full page plates. This copy is No. 40 of a limited edition of 360 copies.
    GM 6257  See pictures on webpage.   $80.00

  10. 134.NEEDHAM, JOSEPH - Order and Life. The Terry Lectures, Yale University. Cambridge, The University Press, 1936. 8vo., pp.175, 45 illustrations, vg.              $20.00

  11. 135.OPPENHEIM, H. - Diseases of the Nervous System. Translated by Edward E. Mayer. First American Edition. Philadelphia, 1900. 8vo., pp.899, 293 illustrations.              $35.00

  12. 136.OSLER, WILLIAM - Aneurysm of the Anterior Cerebral Artery exhibited at autopsy by Dr. Osler. In The Canada Medical Record. 11: No.11, p.241, Aug., 1883. (Absent from Golden and Roland). This number complete. Scarce          $30.00

  13. 137.OSLER, WILLIAM - Cerebro-Spinal Fever. Reprinted from Maryland Med. J. July 16, 1898, p.7 $30.00

  14. 138.OSLER, WILLIAM - Intermittent Claudication. Reprinted from Montreal Med. J. Feb., 1902, wraps, vg.                  $35.00

  15. 139.(OSLER) - The First Osler Memorial Celebration of the Canadian Medical Association. Reprinted from Canadian Med. Assoc. J. 1929, pp.15. The Osler Library by W.W. Francis is signed in ink at end of article, wraps, vg.               $35.00

  16. 140.OSLER, SIR WILLIAM - The Evolution of Modern Medicine. First Edition, fifth printing. New Haven, 1935. 4to., pp.xv, 243, illus., orig. green cl. lettered in gilt.
    GM 6414 This is one of the most interesting short histories of medicine written in Osler’’s usual charming style, and is still one of the best books with which to commence the study of medical history.                  $90.00

  17. 141.OSLER’S TEXTBOOK REVISITED. Edited by A. McGehee Harvey and Victor A. McKusick. New York, 1967. 8vo., pp.xi, 361, vg.      $25.00

  18. 142.(PAGET, STEPHEN) - Confessio Medici by the writer of “ The Young People” London, 1908. 8vo., pp.ix,158, vg. Paget states; “I only want to confess what I have learned, so far as I have come, from my life, so far as it has gone. Essays on Vocation, Hospital Life, An Essay for Students, Practice, The Discipline of Practice etc.
    Osler 3605                   $35.00

  19. 143.PAVLOV, I.P. - Conditioned Reflexes. An Investigation of The Physiological Activity of the Cerebrall Cortex. First English Edition. Translated and Edited by. G.V. Anrep. Oxford, University Press, 1927. 8vo., pp.xv,430.           $80.00

  20. 144.PAYNE, JOSEPH FRANK - Thomas Sydenham. London, 1900. 8vo., pp.xvi,264, frontis port. The great Sydenham is noted as the designer of modern clinical medicine and “The English Hippocrates”.                 $25.00

  21. 145.PENFIELD, WILDER - No Other Gods. First Edition. Toronto, 1954. 8vo., pp.340. An historical novel based on the Biblical story of Abram. $15.00

  22. 146.PENFIELD, WILDER and ROBERTS, LAMAR - Speech and Brain-Mechanisms. Princeton, 1959. 8vo., pp.xiii, 286, illus., dw., vg. The authors state this book is the outcome of ten years of carefully planned study of brain dominance, and of Aphasia and other speech disturbances.      $20.00

  23. 147.PENFIELD, WILDER - No Man Alone. A Neurosurgeon’s Life. First Edition. Boston, 1977. 8vo., pp.xv, 398, dw., vg.           $25.00

  24. 148.RACHFORD, BENJAMIN KNOX - Diseases of Children. First Edition. New York, 1912. 8vo., pp.xvii, 783, 107 illus., 6 plates.      $45.00

  25. 149.RANNEY, AMBROSE L. Lectures on Nervous Diseases. First Edition. Philadelphia, 1888. 4to., pp.xiv, 778, profusely illustrated including 14 plates, errata, vg.                  $40.00

  26. 150.RIESE, WALTHER - A History of Neurology. New York, 1959. 8vo., pp.223. The author has also outlined a Neurological Chronology of eminent neurologist from Galen to modern times.
    GM 5019.1                  $40.00

  27. 151.ROMBERG, MORITZ HEINRICH - A Manual of the Nervous Diseases of Man. First English Edition. Translated and Edited by Edward H. Sieveking. Two Volumes. London, The Sydenham Society, 1853. 8vo., pp.xvi,368;viii,450, original olive embossed cl., dec. in gilt, vg.
    GM 4528 (Berlin, 1846)  Romberg inaugurated the modern era in the study of diseases of the nervous system. He translated Sir Charles Bell’s “The Nervous System of the Human Body”. See Viets in Haymaker’s Founders of Neurology.      $475.00

  28. 152.RUSSELL, J.S. RISIEN and HORSLEY, SIR VICTOR. - Discussion on the Treatment of Epilepsy.  Extract from The London Med. Soc. Trans. 26: 120-142, London1903      $45.00

  29. 153.SENN, NICHOLAS - Tahiti The Island Paradise. Chicago, 1906. 8vo., pp.254, 50 half-tone illustrations, orig. blue cloth dec. in gilt. Inscribed “ Mr. & Mrs. Heurotin with kindest regards and thanks of the Author”. Senn was Professor  of Surgery at the University of Chicago and Rush Medical College. He also was Chief of the Operating Staff during the Spanish-American War. $75.00

  30. 154.SHERRINGTON, SIR CHARLES - The Intergrative Action of the Nervous System. With a New Foreword by the Author & A Bibliography of His Writings. Canbridge, 1947. 8vo., pp.xxiv,433, illus. dw. Book Plate “Presented by The Physiological Society on the occasion of the XVII International Physiological Congress Oxford July 1947.
    GM 1432 (New York, 1906)           $90.00

  31. 155.SINGER, CHARLES - A Short History of Scientific Ideas to 1900. New York, Oxford Univ. Press, 1959. 8vo., pp.xviii, 525, 188 illustrations., vg. $35.00

  32. 156.TANDLER, J. and RANZI, E. - Chirurgische Anatomie und Operationstechnik des Zentralnervensystems. Berlin, 1920. 4to.,, 157, 92 figures, some in color.          $45.00
    See pictures on webpage.

  33. 157.TEMKIN, OWSEI - The Falling Sickness. A history of epilepsy from the Greeks to the beginning of modern neurology. Second Edition Revised. Baltimore, 1971. 8vo., pp.xv, 467, dw, fine.
    GM 5015                    $35.00

  34. 158.THE ROYAL HOSPITAL OF SAINT BARTHOLOMEW 1123-1973. Edited by Victor Cornelius Medvei and John L. Thornton. London, 1974. 8vo., pp.423, illustrated, dw. fine. Inscribed “With best wishes, John L. Thornton, Aug. 30, 1978”.                  $35.00

  35. 159.THOMPSON, C.J.S. - The History and Evolution of Surgical Instruments. Foreword by Dr. Chauncey D. Leake. New York, 1942, 4to., pp.113 beautifully illustrated, one of 1000 coopies printed, vg.
    GM 5811                  $75.00

  36. 160.THORNTON, JOHN L. and REEVES, CAROLE  - Medical Book Illustration. A Short History. Cambridge, 1983. 4to., pp.xiv, 142, 55 plates, dw., fine. A beautifully illustrated book illustrating medical illustration from ancient times to the 20th. century.             $30.00

  37. 161.VIRCHOW, RUDOLF - Die Cellularpathologie. Zweite, neu hurchaesehene Auflage. Berlin, von August Hirschwald, 1859. 8vo., pp.xviii, 444, 144 woodcuts, contemporary 1/2 calf, gilt lettering, marbled boards, corners bumped else a vg. copy. This second edition was published just 9 months following the first edition.
    GM 2299 (Berlin, 1858) Virchow was the greatest figure in the history of pathology. This book is one of the most important books in the history of medicine and the foundation stone of cellular pathology.             $ 600.00   
    See pictures on webpage.

  38. 162.WHITE, JAMES C. and SWEET, WILLIAM H. - Pain Its Mechanisms and Neurological Control. First Edition. Springfield, 1955. 4to., pp.xxiv, 736, illus., dw., vg.                  $25.00

  39. 163.ZULCH, KLAUS JOACHIM - Otfrid Foerster Physician and Naturalist. November 9, 1873 - June 15, 1941. New York, 1969. 8vo., pp.viii,96, (13). illustrated.
    Foerster was one of the important German neurologist and a self tought neurosurgeon. He was appointed by Cushing as Surgeon-in- Chief
    pro tempore at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1930             $45.00

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