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  1. 1.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. 2.BAILEY, PERCIVAL - Further Notes on the Cerebellar Medulloblastomas. Reprinted from Amer.J. Path. Mar. 1930, pp125-135, 4 plates, wraps.                  $20.00

  3. 3.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. 4.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. 5.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. 6.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. 7.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. 8.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. 9.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. 10.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. 11.(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. 12.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. 13.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. 14.CROWE, SAMUEL JAMES - Halsted of Johns Hopkins. The Man and His Men. Springfield,1957. 8vo., pp.ix, 247, illustrated, dw. vg.      $30.00

  15. 15.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. 16.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. 17.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. 18.(CUSHING)  - Address by Dr. Harvey Cushing. Reprinted from Dr. Cushing’s Seventieth Birthday Party. pp.32-38, wraps.          $20.00

  19. 19.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. 20.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. 21.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. 22.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. 23.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. 24.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. 25.ECCLES, JOHN C. and GIBSON, WILLIAM C. - Sherrington His Life and Thought. Berlin, 1979. 8vo., pp.xv, 269, dw, fine.          $20.00

  26. 26.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. 27.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. 28.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. 29.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. 30.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. 31.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. 32.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. 33.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. 34.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. 35.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. 36.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. 37.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. 38.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. 39.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. 40.KOBLER, JOHN - The Reluctant Surgeon. A Bibliography of John Hunter. Garden City, 1960. 8vo., pp.359, dw.              $15.00

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

  42. 42.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. 43.LEWIS, THOMAS - Clinical Disorders of the Heart Beat. Fifth Editions. London, Shaw & Sons, 1920. 8vo., pp.128, ex.lib.              $18.00

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

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


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

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

  48. 48.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. 49.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. 50.MITCHELL, S. WEIR - Dr. North and His Friends. New York, 1900. 8vo., pp.499, orig green cl. $35.00

  51. 51.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. 52.SMITHERS, DAVID WALDRON - This Idle Trade. On Doctors Who Were Writers. Turnbridge Wells, 1989. 8vo., pp.272, dw., vg.          $35.00

  53. 53.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. 54.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. 55.MACKENZIE, MORELL - Autograph letter signed on his Harley Street stationary. See illustration on webpage instruments.          $175.00

  3. 56.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. 57.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. 58.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. 59.MALLOCH, ARCHIBALD - William Osler. Reprinted from Toronto Acadeny of Med.Bull. May 1932 pp. (8).              $20.00

  7. 60.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. 61.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. 62.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. 63.NEEDHAM, JOSEPH - Order and Life. The Terry Lectures, Yale University. Cambridge, The University Press, 1936. 8vo., pp.175, 45 illustrations, vg.              $20.00

  11. 64.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. 65.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. 66.OSLER, WILLIAM - Cerebro-Spinal Fever. Reprinted from Maryland Med. J. July 16, 1898, p.7 $30.00

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

  15. 68.(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. 69.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. 70.OSLER’S TEXTBOOK REVISITED. Edited by A. McGehee Harvey and Victor A. McKusick. New York, 1967. 8vo., pp.xi, 361, vg.      $25.00

  18. 71.(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. 72.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. 73.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. 74.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. 75.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. 76.PENFIELD, WILDER - No Man Alone. A Neurosurgeon’s Life. First Edition. Boston, 1977. 8vo., pp.xv, 398, dw., vg.           $25.00

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

  25. 78.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. 79.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. 80.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. 81.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. 82.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. 83.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. 84.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. 85.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. 86.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. 87.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. 88.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. 89.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. 90.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. 91.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. 92.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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  1. 1. BAILLIE, MATTHEW - The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body. Second American Edition. Walpole, G.W. Nichols, 1808. 8vo., pp.x, 271, attractive later binding of linen and marbled paper, a nice copy.
    GM 2281 (London, 1793),  Austin 96, Cushing B39, Iowa 1178.      $175.00

  2. 2. BELL, CHARLES - A system of Dissections, Explaining the Anatomy of the Human Body, The Manner of Displaying the Parts, and Their Varieties in Disease. Two Volumes in One. Vo.I Second Ed.; Vol. II First Ed. Edinburgh, Mundell and Son, 1799-1803, Folio, Vol. I (1799), 5 parts and appendix (1801); Vol. II, (1803), 2 parts, pp. xii,(1),(3), 4-6, (5), 2-25, (6), 2-13,14, 13-14-19, 30 engraved plates drawn by Bell as called for, some folding, light browning of some plates and offsetting, cont. 3/4calf, marbled paper, skillfully re-backed, bookplate Society of Apothecaries. Presented by J.A. Upton, esq., 1832.
    GM 402; Gordon-Taylor 2; Wellcome II p.135; Norman 166;l Russell 46-47     $1750.00

  3. 3. BRADFORD, F. KEITH and SPURLING, R. GLENN - The Intervertebral Disc With Special Reference to Rupture of the Annulus Fibrosis With Herniation of the Nucleus Pulposus. Second Edition. Springfield, 1945. 8vo., pp.vii, 192, illus., vg.      $25.00

  4. 4.  BROWNE, SIR THOMAS - Browne’s Religio Medici and Digby’s Observations. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1909. 8vo., pp.5l.,183, 44, parchment boards, worn, ex.lib. This edition of Religio Medici and Digby’s Observations is printed from copies lent by Professor William Osler. See Cushing’s Life of Willliam Osler ii., p.199        $35.00

  5. 5. CAMAC, C.N.B. - Imhotep to Harvey Backgrounds of Medical History. Foreword by Henry Fairfield Osborn. New York, 1931. 8vo., pp.xxv324. Samuel X. Radbill’s copy with his bookplate.
    GM 6423     $75.00

  6. 6. CHESELDEN, WILLIAM - Osteography, 1733. See medical instruments.

    The Anatomical Theater, May, 1941
    Babylonian Medicine, Dec. 1940
    The Discovery of Pathologic Germs, Feb, 1941
    The Army Surgeon, Feb. 1940
    The Vulture in Medical Lore, June, 1942
    $10.00 each, all five $40.00

  8. 8.LORD COHEN OF BIRKENHEAD - Sherrington Physiologist, Philosopher and Poet. The Sherrington Lectures IV. Springfield, 1958. 8vo., pp.xiv, 108, frontis portrait, vg.     $15.00

  9. 9. CUSHING, HARVEY - Surgery of the Head. In Surgery: its principles and practice, Edited by W.W. Keen, 3, 17-276. Philadelphia, 1908, in orig. red cloth binding.
    GM 4880.1 Cushing’s first treatise on neurosurgery. “As a result of this detailed monograph, neurological surgery became almost at once recognized as a clear-cut field of surgical endeavor.      $250.00

  10. 10. CUSHING, HARVEY - The Pituitary Body and Its Disorders. Clinical States Produced by Disorders of the Hypophysis Cerebri. First Edition, first issue. Philadelphia, 1912. 8vo., pp.x,341, illus., folded sheet between pp.166-67, orig. red cloth.
    GM 3896     $350.00

  11. 11. De Re Medicina by Eli Lilly. First Edition. Indianapolis, 1938. 8vo., pp.373, vg. “In offering this publication to the medical profession, Eli Lilly emulates the purpose and title of the original classic work of Celsus, De Re Medicina (the first Treatise for Medical Reference), Florence, 1478. This book is a presentation of therapeutic suggestions in common diseases. One will be amazed at the cardiac drugs available 75 years ago.      $50.00

  12. 12. DAVIDSON, MAURICE - Medicine in Oxford. A Historical Romance. The Fitzpatric Lectures for 1952-53 delivered before the Royal College of Physicians of London. Oxford, 1953. 8vo., pp. 70, plates, dw., vg.      $30.00

  13. 13. (DUNGLISON) - The Autobiographical ANA of Robley Dunglison, M.D. Edited with Notes and Introduction by Samuel X. Radbill, M.D. In: Trans. Amer. Philosophical Soc. Philadelphia, Dec. 1963, 4to., pp.212, illustrated, wraps, vg. This work chronicles  Dunglison’s life from his arrival from England to Virginia in 1824 to become the Prof. of Medicine at the new medical school and his intimate relationship with Thomas Jefferson until moving on to the University of Maryland in1833 and later to Jefferson Medical College.       $50.00

  14. 14. ECCLES, JOHN CAREW - The Physiology of Nerve Cells. Baltimore, 1957. 8vo., pp.ix, 270, ex.lib. else vg.     $12.00

  15. 15. EHRLICH, PAUL - Photograph with attached signature, framed and glazed, 12x8 inches. See medical instruments.

  16. 16. FRANCIS, W.W. - W..W. Francis Tributes From His Friends on the occasion of the Thirty-fifth anniversary of the Osler Society of McGill University. Montreal, 1956. 8vo., pp.xv, 123, vg.     $20.00

  17. 17. FULTON, JOHN F. and KELLER, ALLEN D. - The Sign of Babinski A Study of the Evolution of Cortical Dominance in Primates. Springfield, 1932. 8vo., pp.xi, 165, 65 figs. and charts, new in box.     $30.00

  18. 18. FULTON, JOHN F. - Sir Kenelm Digby Writer, bibliophile and protagonist of William Harvey. New York, Peter and Katharine Oliver, 1937. 8vo.,75, deckle edges, dec. linen binding. One of 300 copies, Laid in “From the author” on his Oxford stationary “29 Charlbury Road, Oxford” Cushing F374    $50.00

  19. 19. GIBNEY of the Ruptured & Crippled. Edited by Alfred R. Shands. New York,1969. 8vo., pp.xiv, 152, illus., ex.lib.     $25.00

  20. 20. GOWERS, W.R. - A Manual and Atlas of Medical Ophthalmoscopy. Second Edition. London, J & A. Churchill, 1882. 8vo., pp.xvi, 384, 16 full page plates, orig. binding, head of spine chipped, signature of “ Charles W. Burr London ’87 on title.
    Osler 2786 (3rd. Ed)         $225.00

  21. 21. HEALING ART IN INDIA. Twelve full-colour facsimiles from the history of Indian medicine. See medical instruments.

  22. 22. HIRST, L. FABIAN - The Conquest of Plague A Study of the Evolution of Epidemiology. Oxford, 1953. 8vo., pp.xvi,478, 16 figs., 6 plates, 3 maps, ex.lib.
    GM 5143      $30.00

  23. 23. HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL. - Our Hundred Days in Europe. First Edition. Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1887.      $150.00

  24. 24. HOLT, L. EMMETT - The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. First Edition, second printing. New York, 1899. 4to., pp.xvii,1117, 204 illus, including 7 colored plates, orig. green cl, near fine.
    GM 6342.2  (1897)       $300.00

  25. 25. HUTCHINSON Jun., J. - The Surgical Treatment of Facial Neuralgia. London, John Bale, Sons & Danielson, 1905. 8vo., pp.151, illus., orig. linen cloth lettered in gilt.
    Together with: DOWSE, T. STRETCH - On Some Practical Points in the Physiology and Pathology of the Fifth Pair of Nerves, in Relation to Neuralgias of the Head and Face. Reprinted from Trans. Odontological Soc. of Great Britian, April, 1888, wraps.     $75.00

  26. 26. KEEN, WILLIAM WILLIAMS - Animal Experimentation and Medical Progress. Introduction by Charles W. Eliot. Boston, 1914. 8vo., ppxxvi,312, vg.
    Cushing K 16         $35.00

  27. 27. KEITH, ARTHUR - Menders of the Maimed. The anatomical & physiological principles underlying the treatment of injuries to muscles, nerves, bones, & joints. FIRST EDITION. London, 1919. 8vo., pp.xii,335, illus., orig. cl. vg.
    GM 4479 Gives details of the work of Hunter, Hilton, Hugh Owen Thomas, Little, Stromeyer in the development of modern orthopedics.       $150.00

  28. 28. KOLK, VAN DER SCHROEDER - On the Minute Structure and Functions of The Spinal Cord and Medulla Oblongata and on the proximate cause and rational treatment of Epilepsy. Translated by William Daniel Moore. London, The New Sydenham Society, 1859. 8vo., pp.291, skillfully re-backed, orig. spine laid down, else vg.     $90.00

  29. 29. (LAVATER, JOHANN CASPER) - The Pocket Lavater, or, the Science of Physiognomy. To which is added, an inquiry into the analogy existing between Brute and human physiognomy, from the Italian of Porta. Hartford, Con., Andrus & Judd, nd. 12mo., pp.116, 44 copperplate Heads. Contemp. calf, skillfully rebacked. Signature on fep. “A.C. Spear 1 Benington, 1867.     $75.00

  30. 30. LEE, BENJAMIN - Contributions to the Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Angular Curvature of the Spine. Philadelphia, 1867, 8vo., pp.xii,129. Sm Lib. stamp on title. The illustrations and cases are more concerned with pediatric cases. $110.00

  31. 31. (LISTER) -The Collected Papers of Joseph, Baron Lister in Two Volumes. Oxford, The Clarendon  Press, 1909. Lg. 4to., pp.xliv,  42 9vii, 589, original cloth, lettered in gilt, vg.
    GM 85 Lister’s contributions to aseptic surgery ranks as one of the most important surgical discoveries. He wrote no books and as such his
    Collected Papers remain his lasting monument. These “papers” should be in the library of any serious collector in the history of surgery.     $600.00

  32. 32. MAUDSLEY, HENRY - Responsiblity in Mental Disease. First American Edition. New York, 1897. 8vo., pp.xi, 338, fine, contemporary 3/4 calf binding.
    Maudsley played a major role in the development of British psychiatry during the second half of the nineteenth century. $25.00

  33. 33. McBURNEY, CHARLES and STARR, M. ALLEN. - A Contribution to Cerebral Surgery. Diagnosis, Localization, and Operation for Removal of Three Tumors of the Brain.... Extracted from Amer. J. Med. Sci. April, 1893, pp.361-387.     $35.00

  34. 34. METCHNIKOFF, ELIE - The Prolongation of Life. English Translation by P. Chalmers Mitchell. New York and London, 1908. 8vo., pp.xx,343, illus.      $20.00

  35. 35. MILITARY MEDICINE - Military Surgery by General Robert M. O’Reilly, M.D. pp.946-1017, with Naval Surgery by Surgeon-General P.M. Rixey, U.S. Navy. pp. 1018-1074. In: Surgery Its Principles and Practice. Volume IV. Edited by W.W. Keen and John Chalmers DaCosta. Philadelphia, 1908.      $30.00

  36. 36. (MILITARY MEDICINE WW I)  Manual for the Medical Department United States Army 1916. Washington, G.P.O., 1917. Part I . General Medical Administration, Part II. The Sanitary Service in War, Part III. Supply Tables. 8vo., pp. 395, orig binding with some wear.     $35.00

  37. 37. MINETREE, HARRY - Cooley The Career of a Great Heart Surgeon. New York, 1973. 8vo., pp. 298, illustrated, vg.     $10.00

  38. 38. MITCHELL, S. WEIR - Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System, Especially in Women. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Philadelphia, 1885, 8vo., pp.287, 5 plates, orig. green cloth, fine.      $225.00

  39. 39. MITCHELL, S. WEIR and SPILLER, WILLIAM G. - A Case of Erythromelalgia, with microscopial examination of the tissue from an amputated toe. Reprinted from Amer. J. Med. Sci. Jan., 1899, pp.13, wraps.     $30.00

  40. 40. NELSON AND HIS SURGEONS. Being an Account of the Illnesses and Wounds Sustained by Lord Nelson and of his Relationship with the Surgeons of the Day. Compiled and Edited by P.D. Gordon Pugh. Edinburgh, 1968. sm. 4to., pp.68, 47 plates, dw. vg.     $30.00

  41. 41. NOTABLE MEDICAL BOOKS From the Lilly Library Indiana University. Indianapolis, 1976. 4to., pp.275, dw., fine. From a list of 200 key books in the history of medicine and surgery compiled by William R. LeFanu, the Lilly collection described here contains 130 works. Each entry is illustrated with a description of its importance. A valuable reference for the collector.      $35.00

  42. 42. OSLER, WILLIAM - The Cerebral Palsies of Children. A Clinical Study From The Infirmary for Nervous Diseases, Philadelphia. London, 1889. 8vo., pp.viii,125, full calf, vg. This is a facsimile copy by the Classiss of Neurology & Neurosurgery. No. 211 of 1000 copies.      $35.00

  43. 43. OSLER, SIR WILLIAM - Pasteur An Introduction to  a New Edition of Rene Vallery-Radot’s Life. (A Foreword to the Life of Pasteur) First Separate Offprint. London, Constable and Co., 1911. 8vo., pp.xvi, orig. linen lettered in gilt, fine.     $30.00

  44. 44. OSLER, SIR WILLIAM - The Old Humanities and the New Science. Introduction by Harvey Cushing. Boston, 1920. 8vo., pp.xxii, 64, frontis port. of Osler holding a copy of De Fabrica, vg.     $50.00

  45. 45. (OSLER) - Bulletin No. IX of the International Association of Medical Museums.... SIR WILLIAM OSLER MEMORIAL NUMBER. Appreciations and Reminiscences. Second Impression. Edited by Maude E. Abbott, M.D. Montreal, Privated Issued, 1927, 4to., pp.xl, 634, copy #2478, orig. blue cloth sl. rubbed. “Inscribed for Mr. R.W. Quinn with best wishes of the Editor Maude E. Abbott. February 18th. 1936.      $150.00

  46. 46. PAGET, STEPHEN - John Hunter Man of Science and Surgeon (1728-1793). New York, 1898. 8vo., pp.272, frontis port., olive cloth dec. in gilt, vg.     $35.00

  47. 47. PANCOAST, S. - Pancoast’s Tokology and Ladies Medical Guide. A Complete Instructor in all the Delicate and Wonderful Matters Pertaining to Women.... (Philadelphia), 1901. 8vo., pp.600, 91 woodcuts and full page colored plates, orig. dec. binding, vg.      $40.00

  48. 48. (PARE) - The Apologie and Treatise of Ambroise Pare containing the voyages made into divers places with many of his writings upon surgery. Edited and with an introduction by Geoffrey Keynes. London, 1951. 8vo., pp.xxii, 227, illustrated, dw., fine.     $25.00

  49. 49. PENFIELD, WILDER and BOLDREY, EDWIN - Somatic Motor and Sensory Representation in the Cerebral Cortex of Man Studied by Electrical Stimulation. Reprinted from Brain 60: 1937, 389-443, wraps, vg.      $25.00

  50. 50. PILCHER, LEWIS STEPHEN - A  Surgical Pilgrim’s Progress. 1845-1925 Philadelphia, 1925. 8vo.,,   451, illus. , vg.     $20.00

  51. 51. POMEROY, OREN D. - The Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Ear. First Edition. New York, 1883. 8vo., pp392, illustrated.      $40.00

  52. 52. POWER, SIR D’ARCY and THOMPSON, C.J.S. - Chronologia Medica A Handlist of Persons, Periods and Events in the History of Medicine. London, 1923. 8vo., pp.iv, 278.     $35.00

  53. 53. RAND, CARL W. - The Neurosurgical Patient His Problems of Diagnosis and Care. First Edition. Springfield, 1944. 8vo., pp.xii,576, illus., vg. Leonard Furlow’s copy with his bookplate.      $25.00

  54. 54. REYNOLDS, J. RUSSELL - Lectures on the Clinical Uses of Electricity. Second Edition. London, J. and A. Churchill, 1873. 8vo., pp.vii, 116, orig. cl. Last edition, based on shorthand notes taken by Gowers. Largely neurological.      $80.00

  55. 55. ROBINSON, BEVERLEY - A Practical Treatise on Nasal Catarrh. First Edition. New York, 1880. 8vo., pp.182, illus. including instruments. vg.      $40.00

  56. 56. SACHS, ERNEST - Fifty Years of Neurosurgery a personal story. First Edition. New York, 1958. 8vo., pp.186, illustrated, dw, worn. “Inscribeds on fep by Dr. Sachs wife to Dr. and Mrs. Erdman Harris, Christmas 1961”. Dr, Sachs bookplate on front pastedown.     $60.00

  57. 57. SHARPE, WILLIAM - Brain Surgeon The Autobiography of William Sharp. New York, 1952. 8vo., pp.xvi,271.      $15.00

  58. 58. SHERRINGTON, SIR CHARLES - The Brain and Its Mechanism. The Rede Lecture delivered before The University of Cambridge, 5 December 1933. Cambridge, 1934. 8vo., pp.35, wraps, vg.     $35.00

  59. 59. SINGER, CHARLES - The Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood. London, 1956. 12mo., pp.x,80, illustrated, vg. An excellant summary of the events from ancient times leading to Harvey’s discovery.      $15.00

  60. 60. SNOW, JOHN - On the Inhalation of the Vapour of Ether in Surgical Operations: containing a description of the various stages of etherization. London, 1847. 8vo.,,88.  This facsimile copy reproduced under the auspices of the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesia.       $20.00

  61. 61. STUDENT AND CHIEF The Osler-Camac Correspondence. Arranged, edited, introduced and annotated and annotated by EARL F. NATION and JOHN P. McGOVERN. Pasadena, 1980. 8vo., ppxiii, 131, this No. 329 of 500 copies, fine. Inscribed “For Terry Cavanagh. Earl F. Nation”.      $50.00

  62. 62. TUBBY, A.H. - Deformities Including Diseass of the Bones and Joints. A Text-Book of Orthopedic Surgery. Second Edition. Two Volumes. London, Macmillan and Co., 1912. 8vo., pp.xxxi, 883; xxiv, 867, illus., orig. red cloth, near fine.
    GM 4366 Includes a valuable discussion of congenital anomalies of the bones and joints from the orthopedic point of view. Greatly expanded second edition.     $200.00

  63. 63. WILLIAMSON, R.T. - Diseases of the Spinal Cord. First Edition, second impression. London, Henry Frowde, 1911. 8vo., pp.viii,432, 283 illustrations & 7 plates, original red cloth, lettered in gilt, near fine.      $110.00

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