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  1. 1.BELL, CHARLES - Manuscript of the Arteries. (1797) Facsimile Edition by Medicina Rara from the original manuscript for the first time in a complete colour facsimile true to thee original in the National Library of Medicine. Bell’s Manuscript on the Arteries contains twelve full-page water-colour drawings of the dissected parts and related texts and foot notes. In the printed editions the illustrations were reduced in size and the colour altered. In 1912 the slim note-book came from its private English owner, Dr. Thomas Windsor of Manchester into the National Library.       $300.00

  2. 2.(BELL, SIR CHARLES) - Paley’s Natural Theology, with Illustrative notes by Henry Lord Brougham and Sir Charles Bell to which are added Supplementary Dissertations, by Sir Charles Bell. Two Volumes. London, Charles Knight, 1836. 8vo., pp.xv, 456; viii, 424, period polished calf, raised bands. Gordon and Taylor 65.       $375.00

  3. 3.BELL, JOSEPH - Case of Coin in Air-passages treated by Inversion of the Patient. In Medical News and Abstract, Vol 39, November, 1881, pp. 680-681, volume complete.      $20.00

  4. 4.BILLINGS, J.S., MITCHELL, S. WEIR, and BERGEY, D.H. - The Composition of Expired Air and its Effects Upon Animal Life. The Hodgkins Fund. Washington, The Smithsonian Institution, 1895. Folio, pp.8, fine binding,
    Blocker p.49.     $45.00

  5. 5.COOPER, SIR ASTLEY - The Anatomy and Diseases of the Breast. To Which are added His Various Surgical Papers, now first published in a collected form. First American Edition. Philadelphia, Lea & Blanchard, 1845. 4to., pp. 130, 63,188, 34 full page plates, Contemporary calf biding. Scattered light foxing, the plates for the most part without foxing.
    GM 5769 (London, 1829); GM5769.1 (London, 1840) Benjamin W. Dudley’s copy with his signature on title. Dudley was Professor of Anatomy and Surgery at the Medical College of Ohio.     $225.00

  6. 6.(CRITCHLEY) - T.L.S. from Dr. Macdonald Critchley to Mr. James Hardman (Neurosurgeon) on Critchley’s personal letter head at The National Hospital Queen Square regarding invitation to give The Arthur Hall Memorial Lecture “The Neurology of Blindness” to The University of Sheffield on 3 April 1969. Together with 3 cards: An invitation to Mr. and Mrs J. Hardman to the Lecture, an invitation to the dinner afterwards at the Sheffield Club, and the admission card to the lecture.     $225.00
    As a side note some  years ago Jim Goodrich and I visited Mr. Hardman at his home to see what was arguably the finest collection of rare books in the history of neurology and neurosurgery in private hands.

  7. 7.CRUMMER, LEROY - Clinical Features of Heart Disease. An Interpretation of the Mechanics of Diagnosis for Practitioners. Introduction by Emanuel Libman. Second Editon. New York, 1930. 8vo., pp. xxi, 415, vg.     $30.00

  8. 8.CUSHING, HARVEY and WEED, LEWIS H. - Studies on the Cerebro-Spinal Fluid and its Pathway, No. IX. Calcareous and Osseous Deposits in the Arachnoidea. Reprinted from Johns Hopk. Hosp. Bull,, November, 1915, pp. 15, wraps, vg. $40.00

  9. 9.CUSHING, HARVEY - The Clinical Teacher and the Medical Curriculum. Reprinted from J.A.M.A., March, 1924, pp. 11, wraps, vg.     $25.00

  10. 10.CUSHING, HARVEY - The Western Reserve and Its Medical Traditions. Cleveland, October, 1924, pp. 33, wraps, vg.      $35.00

  11. 11.(CUSHING) - HARVEY CUSHING. Selected Papers on Neurosurgery. Edited by Donald D. Matson, William J. German and a Committee of the AANS. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1969. 4to., pp.xiv, 669, vg.      $50.00

  12. 12.CUSHING, HARVEY - A VISIT TO LE PUY-EN-VELAY. An Illustrated Diary. First Edition. Cleveland, The Rowfant Club, 1944. 8vo., pp. 40. This 1st. ed. is limited to 252 copies. Orig. parchment-backed boards. Intro. by John F. Fulton, designed by Reinhold Gehner. Illustrations by Cushing, hand-colored in pochoir process by Walter Fischer. (This 1900 travel diary is one of Cushing’s scarcest works.)      $400.00

  13. 13.DANDY WALTER E. - Extirpation of the Choroid Plexus of the Lateral Ventricles in Communicating Hyydrocephalus. Reprinted from Ann. Surg. December, 1918, pp.569-79, 9 figs., wraps, fine. $45.00

  14. 14.DANDY, WALTER E. - A Method for the Localization of Brain Tumors in Comatose Patients. Extracted from S.G.&O. Vol.36, #5, 1923, pp.641-56, 16 figs     $30.00

  15. 15.DANDY, WALTER E. - The Treatment of Carotid Cavernous Arteriovenous Aneurysms. Reprinted from Ann. Surg. November, 1935, pp.916-20, 5 figs. He discuses methods of ICA occlusion.      $30.00

  16. 16.DARWIN, CHARLES - The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. Two Volumes. First American Edition. New York, D. Appleton and Co.8vo., pp.vi, 406; v, 436. Publishers brick red cloth lettered in gilt.      $325.00

  17. 17.DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM - In Nelsons Loose-leaf Living Medicine. Vol. VI. New York, 1926. 4to., pp.730. A monumental text of neurology by leading neurologists in the early 20th. century including Gordon Holmes, Pierre Marie, Foster Kennedy, Charles Elsberg, Granger Stewart, Ramsay Hunt and others. The 43 Chapters cover all neurologic disorders.     $40.00

  18. 18.EARNEST, ERNEST - S. W. Mitchell Novelist and Physician. Philadelphia, 1950. 8vo., pp.vii, 279, frontis port.      $35.00

  19. 19.EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MEDICINE IN SCOTLAND.
    DUNCAN, ANDREW - Medical Cases, selected from the Records of the Public dispensary at Edinburgh With Remarks and Observations. Third Edition. Edinburgh, Charles Elliot, 1784. 8vo., pp.viii, 435, fine binding 1/2 calf, marbled paper.
    26 cases are discussed of all organ systems with treatment using electricity, Peruvian Bark, mercury, calomel and tincture of Jalop, etc      $150.00

  20. 20.FAMILIAR MEDICAL QUOTATIONS. Edited by Maurice B. Strauss. Boston, 1968. 8vo., pp.xix, 968, dw., vg.
    GM 6807 Over 7,000 quotations, arranged under broad subject headings, author, and subject indexes.
    $30.00

  21. 21.FREUD, DR. SIGMUND - Delusion and Dream. an Interpretation in the Light of Psychoanalysis of Gradiva, a Novel by Wilhelm Jensen, Which is Here Translated. Translated by Helen M. Downey. First American Edition, second printing. New York, 1919. 8vo., pp.v, 243.     $80.00

  22. 22.FULTON, JOHN F. - Functional Localization in the Frontal Lobes and Cerebellum. Being The William Withering Memorial Lectures Delivered at The Birmingham Medical School 1948. Oxford, 1949. 8vo., xi, 140, dw. vg. Inscribed and signed by Fulton on fep.      $60.00

  23. 23.GOWERS, W.R. - A Manual and Atlas of Medical Ophthalmoscopy. Second Edition. London, J. & A. Churchill, 1882. 8vo., pp.xvi, 384, XVI plates. $175.00

  24. 24.HALSTED, WILLIAM - A Bulkhead Suture of the Intestine.Reprinted from J.Exp. Med., 1912, pp.216-224, wraps, vg.      $25.00

           

  1. 25.HAMMOND, WILLIAM A. - Spinal Irritation: Its Pathology and Treatment. Reprinted from American Clinical Lectures Vol II, No. X, New York, 1876, pp.277-296, wraps, vg.      $25.00

  2. 26.GUTHRIE, DOUGLAS - Lord Lister . His Life and Doctrine. Edinburgh, 1949. 8vo., pp.viii, 128, 20 plates. vg.      $30.00

  3. 27.GUY, WILLIAM A. - The Harveian Oration, 1875. London, Henry Renshaw, 1875. 8vo., pp.56, orig. red dec. cloth. Guy presents a wonderful essay on Harvey’s experiments on the heart. scarce $35.00

  4. 28.HALSTED, WILLIAM - Hypoparathyreosis. Status Parathyreoprivus and Transplantation of the Parathyroid Glands. Reprinted in Amer.J.Med.Sci. July, 1907, pp. 15, wraps.     $15.00

  5. 29.HASSIN, GEORGE B. - Histopathology of the Peripheral and Central Nervous System. Baltimore, 1933. 8vo., pp. xiii, 491, vg.
    Laid in is the program of the American Association of Neuropathologists Annual Meeting June 1st, 1936.      $20.00

  6. 30.HEAD, FRANKLIN H. - Shakespeare’s Insomnia and the Causes Thereof. Chicago, S.A. Maxwell & Co., 1887. 12mo., pp.64. Orig. dec. stiff boards. This is the first trade edition preceded only by pamphlet issued for Claxton Club, Chicago to which the paper was first read in 1886.
    Osler 5440 “An amusing hoax, published privately at Chicago in 1886.... the ‘Causes’ are revealed in ‘recently discovered’ letters to Shakespeare. $60.00

  7. 31.HENOCH, EDWARD - Lectures on Diseases of Children. First American Edition. New York, 1882. 8vo., pp. viii, 357.
    GM 6339 (Berlin, 1881)      $60.00

  8. 32.JONES, SIR ROBERT and LOVETT, ROBERT W. Orthopedic Surgery. Second Edition. New York, 1929. 4to., pp.xvi, 807, 792 figures. vg.
    GM 4391 (London, 1923) Jones was a pupil of Hugh Owen Thomas and a pioneer of active surgical intervention in orthopaedics. He advocated tendon transplantation, bone grafting and other reconstructive and restorative procedures. He did much valuable work during the war 1914-18, and he is one of the greatest figures in British orthopaedics.
    $75.00

  9. 33.KING, LESTER S. - The Medical World of the Eighteenth Century. Chicago, 1958. 8vo., pp.xvii, 346, dw., vg.      $25.00

  10. 34.JOHNSON, LAURENCE - A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America. New York, 1884. 8vo., pp.xi, 292, 160 wood-cut figures and 9 fine full-page colored plates.      $40.00

  11. 35.JOURNAL OF DR. ELIAS CORNELIUS, A Revolutionary Surgeon. Graphic Description of His Sufferings While a Prisoner in Provost Jail, New York, 1777 and 1788. Washington, D.C., 1903. 8vo., pp. 27, wraps.     $25.00

  12. 36.LADD, WILLIAM and GROSS, ROBERT - Abdominal Surgery in Infancy and Childhood. First Edition. Philadelphia, 1941. 4to., pp. xx, 455, illustrated. Original green cloth, gilt lettering, a mint copy.
    GM 6357.57 Ladd pioneered the development of pediatric surgery in the United Stated. Robert E. Gross, his chief resident, succeeded to his position at Boston Children’s Hospital.     $225.00

  13. 37.(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, Andrus & Judd, (1832). 12mo., pp.116, 44 copper-plate heads, cont. calf skillfully re-backed. Signed on f.e.p. “A.C. Spear Binington 1867.
    Corsdasco 30-0551       $60.00

  14. 38.LeFANU, W.R. - A Bio-Bibliography of Edward Jenner 1749-1823. London, Harvey and Blythe, Ltd., 1951, 4to., pp.xx, 176, fine.     $40.00

  15. 39.LeFANU, WILLIAM - A Catalogue of the Portraits and other paintings, drawings, and sculpture in the Royal College of Surgeons of England. London, 1960. 4to., pp.xii, 119, 52 full page of plates, vg. $35.00

  16. 40.LEWIS, SIR THOMAS - Diseases of the Heart. Second Edition. New York, 1937. 8vo., pp.xx, 297, vg.      $35.00

  17. 41.LORD COHEN OF BIRKENHEAD - On The Motion of Blood in the Veins. The Harveian Oration of 1970. 8vo., pp.22, orig. red cloth, gilt. First separate printing of the oration in the B.M.J. $25.00

  18. 42.McKENDRICK, JOHN GRAY - Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz. London, 1899. 8vo., pp.xvi, 299, frontis. port. ex.lib.     $20.00

  19. 43.MACEWEN, WILLIAM - Die Ilnfectios-Eiterigen Erkrankugen des Gehirms und Ruckemarks, Meningitis, Hirnabscess, Infectiose Sinusthrombose. First German Edition. Wiesbaden, Von J.F. Bergmann, 1898. 8vo., pp.xv, 346. 59 illustrations. Bound in full calf with original printed wraps as issued laid in. Scarce German Edition.
    GM 4872 (Glasgow, 1893) Macwen’s greatest work was in connection with the surgery of the brain. Included are extensive case reports of 65 patients under his care with details of operative procedures.
    $350.00

  20. 44.MACKENZIE, SIR JAMES - The Future of Medicine. London, 1919. 8vo., pp.288. Sir James considers medicines failure to fulfill its purpose. An address 100 years ago.     $25.00

  21. 45.MALGAIGNE, J.F. - Surgery and Ambroise Pare. Translated from the French by Wallace B. Hamby. Norman, 1965. 8vo., pp.xxii, 435, dw., vg. $35.00

  22. 46.MARQUARDT, MARTHA - PAUL EHRLICH With an introduction by Sir Henry Dale. London, 1949, 8vo., pp.xx, 255. The author notes this work was largely finished in 1940, but remained unpublished due to the war. She revisited Frankfurt in 1946 meeting members of Ehrlich’s old staff in the partly bombed Institute gaining additional information on the man whose invention of 606 made him famous.      $30.00

  23. 47.Medical Classics, vol.3, no.7, March 1939. John Cheyne - A  Case of Apoplexy in Which the Fleshy Part of the Heart Was Converted into Fat 1818 and William Stokes - Observations on Some Cases of Permanently Slow Pulse. 1846.      $20.00

  24. 48.METCHNIKOFF, ELIE - The Prolongation of Life. Optimistic Studies. English Translation by P. Chalmers Mitchell. New York, 1908. 8vo., pp.xx, 343.     $20.00

  25. 49.MILLS, CHARLES K. - The Sensory Function Attributed to the Seventh Nerve. Reprinted fron J. Nerv. Mental Dis. May and June, 1910, pp273- 309, wraps.     $25.00

  26. 50.MILLS, CHARLES K. and WILSON, GEORGE. - Cerebello-Bulbar Polioencephalitis Originatiing During or After Epidemics of Influenza and of Poliomyelitis. Reprinted from Arch. Neur. and Psych. May, 1919, pp.12, wraps.     $15.00

  27. 51.MITCHELL, S. WEIR - Dr. North and His Friends. First Edition. New York, 1900. 8vo., pp.499, orig. green cl. lettered in gilt.      $30.00

  28. 52.MITCHELL, S. WEIR - Clinical Lesions on Nervous Diseases. First Edition. Philadelphia, 1897. 8vo., pp.vii, 305, vg.
    Cushing M386      $150.0

  29. 53.MODERN MEDICINE ITS THEORY AND PRACTICE. Edited by William Osler assisted by Thomas McCrae. First Edition, Seven Volumes, original red cloth. Philadelphia, 1907-10. This monumental system of medicine edited by Osler with many chapters written by him. Volume VII is important in that Osler’s support for the then young neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing,  evidenced by two chapters on “Tumors of the Brain and Meninges” and “Hydrocephalus”.
    Golden and Roland  1358      $150.00

  30. 54.OLMSTED, F.M.D. - Francois Magendie Pioneer in Experimental Physiology and Scientific Medicine in XIX Century France. Preface by John F. Fulton. New York, 1944. 8vo., pp.xvi, 290. Inscribed and signed by John Fulton on f.e.p.. An interesting section on the “Bell-Magendie” controversy is covered.     $45.00

  31. 55.OLMSTED, J.M.D. and OLMSTED, E.HARRIS - Claude Bernard & The Experimental Method in Medicine. New York, 1952. 8vo., pp.277.  $20.00

  32. 56.OPPENHEIM, H. - Diseases of the Nervous System. Translated from the German by Edward E. Mayer. First American Edition from the Second German Edition. Philadelphia, 1900. 4to., pp.897. $60.00

  33. 57.OSLER, WILLIAM - Internal Secretions Considered in Their Physiological, Pathological and Clinical Aspects. Sporadic Cretinism in America.  In Trans. Cong. Amer. Physic. and Surg. New Haven, 1897. pp.169-206, 20 full page plated of children with cretinism.
    Golden and Roland 687         $35.00

  34. 58.OSLER, SIR WILLIAM - Aequanimitas With other Addresses to Medical Students, Nurses and Practitioners of Medicine. Second Edition. London, 1914. 8vo., pp.x, 475, orig. red cloth binding. $40.00

  35. 59.OSLER, SIR WILLIAM - Remarks on Arteio-Venous Aneurysm. Made at a Symposium on the Subject at Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford on March 26, 1915. Reprinted from The Lancet, May 8, 1915, pp. 25, 5 figures, wraps, vg. scarce.  Lacking from Golden and Roland.      $70.00

  36. 60.OSLER, SIR WILLIAM With the assistance of THOMAS McCRAE. - The Principles and Practice of Medicine. Eighth Edition. New York, 1919. 8vo., pp.xxiv, 1225, original red cloth, vg
    Golden and Roland 1414 -
    The last edition before Oslers death.      $40.00

  37. 61.OSLER, SIR WILLIAM - The Student Life and Other Essays. With an Introduction by H.H. Bashford. London, Constable and Co., 1928. 12mo. , pp.xxxvi, 143, frontis. portrait, vg.     $45.00

  38. 62.(OSLER) - Archives of Internal Medicine, July 1949 Sir William Osler Memorial Number. pp.198. A wonderful collection of remembrances of those who knew Osler.      $60.00

  39. 63.(OSTEOPATHY) - HALLADAY, H.V. - Applied Anatomy of the Spine. Edited by A.G. Walmsley. Kirksville, J.F. Janisch, 1920. 12mo., pp.205, illustrated.     $30.00

  40. 64.PACKARD, FRANCIS R. - History of Medicine in the United States. Two Volumes. New York,  1931. 8vo., pp.xxiv, 656; xi, 659-1323, 103 illustrations, orig. blue cloth, fine.
    GM 6590 An authoritative source-book of the history o medicine in the United States. $150.00

  41. 65.PARE, AMBROISE - Ten Books od Surgery with The Magazine of the Instruments Necessary for It. Translated by Robert White Linker and Nathan Womack. Athens, 1969. 8vo., pp.xvi, 264, wood-cut illustrations.     $25.00

  42. 66.ROBINSON, VICTOR - The Story of Medicine. New York, 1931. 8vo., pp.527. The author traces the history of medicine from the “stone age to modern times.      $20.00

  43. 67.SELECTED PAPERS OF SIR GORDON HOLMES. Compiled and Edited by F.M.R. Walshe. London, 1956. 8vo., pp.xii, 262, wraps.     $45.00

  44. 68.(SHERRINGTON) - Selected Writings of Sir Charles Sherrington. Compiled and Edited by D. Denny-Brown. London, 1939. 4to., pp.xiv, 532, orig. black linen, lettered in gilt, near fine. William H. Sweets copy.     $200.00

  45. 69.SIMS, J. MARION - The Story of My Life. New York, 1968. A reprint of the 1884 first edition. 8vo., pp. 471.      $35.00

  46. 70.SPILLANE, JOHN D. - The Doctrine of the Nerves. Chapters in the History of Neurology. New York, O.U.P., 1981. 4to., pp.xii, 459 (index), dw, fine.
    GM 5019.18 Deals with the structure, function, and diseases of the nervous system to the end of the 19th. century.      $60.00

  47. 71.STOOKEY, BYRON - A History of Colonial Medical Education in the Province of New York, with its Subsequent Development (1767-1830). Foreword by H. Houston Merritt. Springfield, 1962. 8vo., pp.xix, 286, dw, vg.     $30.00

  48. 72.THE EYE AND NERVOUS SYSTEM. Their Diagnostic Relations by Various Authors. Edited by Wm. Campbell Posey and William G. Spiller. Philadelphia, 1906. 4to., pp.xi, 987, illustrated, orig. maroon binding.The authors note this is the First Text on Neuro-Ophthalmology in the English Language.      $125.00

  49. 73.THE HISTORY OF INOCULATION AND VACCINATION For the Prevention and Treatment of Disease. Lecture Memoranda XVIIth. International Congress of Medicine London, 1913. London, (1913) 12mo., pp.310, xvi, folding map showing London Hospitals, illustrated, vg.     $35.00

  50. 74.THOMSON, SIR ARTHUR - The Consummation of William Harvey. The Harveian Oration 1961. London, B.M.A., 1961. 8vo., pp.22      $18.00

  51. 75.WALSHE, F.M.R. - Diseases of the Nervous System. First Edition. Edinburgh. 1940. 8vo., pp.xiii, 288.     $25.00

  52. 76.WELCH, WILLIAM HENRY - Papers and Addresses. Three Volumes. Vol. 1Pathology Preventive Medicine; Vol. 2 Bacteriology; Vol. 3 Medical Education - History and Miscellaneous - Vivisection - Bibliography - Index. Thick 4to., orig. green cloth lettered in gilt, portraits in each volume. Welch was the founder of the first public health school as well as the first institute of medical history in this country. He was the architect of contemporary medical education in America.
    GM 86.2; Cushing W114  This important set belongs in any serious collectors library.      $275.00

  53. 77.WELCH, SPENCER GLASGOW - NEW YORK, NEALE PUBLISHING, 1911. Reprinted by Continental Book Co, Marietta, GA, 1954. 8vo., pp.127, illus. Welch was Surgeon Thirteenth South Carolina Volunteers, McGowan’s Brigade. $45.00

  54. 78.WHITE, PAUL DUDLEY - Heart disease. Second Edition. New York, 1939. 8vo., pp.xxi, 744, vg. $20.00

  55. 79.WHITTERIDGE, GWENETH - The Royal Hospital of Saint Bartholomew London. London, Spotteswoode, Ballantyne and Co., nd. 8vo., pp.27, wraps. Inscribed “To Dr A.E.J. Hollander from Gweneth Whitteridge” 30. xi. 51.
    A very nice short illustrated history of the medieval hospital founded in 1129.      $20.00

  56. 80.WHYTT, ROBERT An Essay on the Vital and other Involuntary Motions of Animals. Second Edition. Edinburgh, John Balfour, 1763. 8vo., pp.x, 437, later fine binding 3/4 calf, raised bands, marbled paper, early signature of John Cardwell Aug/ 91.
    Second edition of Whytt’s most important book, and a classic of neurophysiology. Whytt was the first to prove that the response of the pupils to light is a reflex action (Whytt’s reflex). See McHenry pp.116-19 and Fulton’s “Selected Readings in the History of Physiology”.
    GM 1381, 1751,      $450.00

  57. 81.WILKS, SAMUEL - Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System Delivered at Guy’s Hospital. First Edition. London, J. & A. Churchill, 1878. 8vo., pp.viii, 472, adds, orig. binding, small library stamp on half-title. “This work was a standard source of knowledge among English students of his time. McHenry, p.322. Wilks was the subject on one of Osler’s essays in “Men and Books”. He was said to have been a “ great diagnostician” Osler would usually visit Wilks when in London.     $175.00

  58. 82.WOLFF, HAROLD G. - Stress and Disease. Springfield, 1953. 8vo., pp.199.     $15.00

  59. 83.WILLIAM HARVEY - Lectures on the Whole Anatomy. An Annotated Translation of Prelectiones Anatomiae Universalis. By C.D. O’Malley, F.N.L. Poynter K.F. Russell. Berkeley, 1961. 8vo., pp.239, frontis port. of the Rolls Park portrait of Harvey. $30.00

  60. 84.WOODS, GRACE E. - Cerebral Palsy in Childhood. The Aetiology and Clinical Assessment with Particular Reference to the Findings in Bristol. Bristol, 1957. 8vo., ppxi,157, frontis Photograph from Little’s original article, 1862.     $15.00

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  1. 1.A HISTORY OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY. Edited by A. Earl Walker. Baltimore, 1951. 4to., pp.xii, 583, dw, vg.
    GM 5017 Includes a bibliogrphy of 2371     $175.00

  2. 2.Als A letter from Dr. C.C. Cavindish to an unknown person regarding sending a Dr. Wilson to help with a problem of a Cholera outbreak.   Burlington House Jan 2/1849     $45.00

  3. 3.A NEW SYNDROME - Two articles in NEJM December 18, 1980: Davis, Jeffrey P. et.al. Toxic-Shock Syndrome pp.1429-1435; Shands, Kaathryn N. et.al. Toxic-Shock Syndrome in Menstruating Women. pp.1436-1442, Vol. 303, No. 25 complete.      $25.00

  4. 4.BAILEY, PEARCE - Diseases of the Nervous System Resulting From Accident and Injury. New York, 1906. 8vo., pp.xii, 627, 94 illustrations. A physician of many accomplishments , Dr. Bailey was ne of the founders on the N.Y. Neurological Institute, The Charaka Club and headed the army’s Neuro-Pshychiatric Service in WW I.$40.00

  5. 5.BARTHOLOW, ROBERTS - A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics. Third Edition. New York, 1880. 8vo., pp.xvi, 595, cont. calf . In addition to various medicines, Bartholow has sections on Heat, massage, electricity, acupuncture and blood letting.
    Bartholow was the first to stimulate electrically the cerebral cortex in a conscious human, producing muscular contractions of the contralateral extremities and on increasing the current a focal convulsion occurred, (DeJong; McHenry) He reported this daring experiment in 1874. See GM 1406.1. This is noted on pp.267 in this edition. $60.00

  6. 6.BARTLETT, ELISHA - The History, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Fevers of the United States. Third Edition. Philadelphia, 1852. 8vo., pp.xxv, 49-595, contemporary calf, a vg copy.
    Cushing B130 (4th. ed.); Iowa1652              $150.00        

  7. 7.BELL, CHARLES - The Hand Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design. Second Edition. London, William Pickering, 1833. 8vo., pp.xvi, 314, Illus. , Half title present. Later 3/4 calf. Brit.Med.Lib. stamp on 1/2 title. 
    Cushing B258 (3rd Ed.); Osler 1994 (4th. Ed.) $225.00

  8. 8.BELL, SIR CHARLES - Letters of Sir Charles Bell, Selected From His Correspondence with his Brother GEORGE JOSEPH BELL. London, John Murray, 1870. 8vo., pp.xiii, 434, half-title, 3 drawings by Bell, polished contemporary calf binding, raised bands. very scarce.
    Cushing B261       $400.00

  9. 9.BICK, EDGAR M. - Source Book of Orthopedics. New York, 1968. 8vo., ppxii, 576.
    GM 4482      $35.00

  10. 10.(BLALOCK) - The Papers of Alfred Blalock. Edited by Mark M. Ravitch. Two Volumes. Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press, 1966. 4to., pp.lxvi, 1123; 1196-2026. A fine set in slipcase. Dr. Blalock was one of the great American surgeons of the 20th. Century and a pioneer of surgery for congenital heart disease.      $175.00

  11. 11.BRAIN, SIR RUSSELL - William Harvey Neurologist. The Harveian Oration 1919. London, 1959. 8vo., pp.21, vg.     $25.00

  12. 12.BRAMWELL, BYROM - Diseases of the Spinal Cord. Third Edition. Edinburgh, William F. Clay, 1895. 8vo., pp.xii, 659, illus., orig. olive green pebbled cloth, fine.
    GM 4565 (Edinburgh, 1882) The third ed. is thoroughly rewritten and greatly extended.      $200.00

  13. 13.BRAMWELL,, BYROM - Clinical Studies. A Quarterly Journal of Clinical Medicine. Three Volumes. Edinburgh, 1903-04-05. 8vo., pp. iv, 388; iv, 398; iv, 424, Illus., 3/4 calf bindings. Signature on fep of each volume “F. McGaw,MD , 74 Dublin Road, Belfast.
    Bramwell was Physician to the Royal Infirmary and hardly a single student missed his weekly clinics. His cases included neurologic, cardiac and thoracic aorta, gastrological etc.     $60.00

  14. 14.(BRODEL) - Three unpublished drawings of The Anatomy of the Human Ear by the Late MAX BRODEL. Philadelphia and London, 1946. 4to.,, pp.(8), orig. linen binding. The authors note: “In the last decade of his life, Brodel became intensely interested in the problem of good  illustrations of the anatomy of the human ear.     $35.00

  15. 15.(BROWNE, SIR THOMAS) - Browne’s Religio Medici and Digby’s Observations. Oxford, the Clarendon Press, 1909. 8vo., pp.5L, 183, 44, velum binding, some wear. This edition was printed from copies lent by Sir William Osler. Osler 4470            $45.00

  16. 16.(CARDIOLOGY) - The Einthoven String-Galvanometer. Leiden, n.d. 8vo., pp.24, illus., wraps. This booklet contains a description of the Einthoven String-Galvanometer. In 1924 Einthoven received the Nobel Prize for medicine. See GM842      $18.00

  17. 17.CASSERIO, GIULIO - TABULAE ANATOMICAE. and De Formato Foetu Tabulae. Venice, 1627. Facsimile edition by Medicina Rara. See pictures and full description on oldsoiuth.com website.

  18. 18.CHAIN, ERNEST, FLOREY, H. W., et.al. - Penicillin as a Chemotherapeutic Agent. In The Lancet 2, London, 1940. pp.226-28. This issue complete fine in custom folding case. See picture on webpage.
    GM 1934, P.M.M. 420b. Norman 437 Alexander Fleming had discovered the growth-inhibiting action of the
    Penicillium mold on certain bacteria in the 1920’s. Penicillin had little practical value until Chain, Florey and their research team concentrated the drug, producing a stable product suitable for therapeutic use.     $600.00

  19. 19.CHARCOT, JEAN MARTIN - Clinical Lectures on senile and Chronic Diseases. Translated by William S. Tuke. London, The New Sydenham Society, 1881.First English Edition.  8vo., pp. xvi, 307. 6 plates. This book of Charcot’s was first published in 1867. This was the first formal work on old age to appear in English.      $65.00

  20. 20.CHAUVOIS, LOUIS - William Harvey His Life and Times: His Discoveries: His Methods. Foreword by Sir Zachary Cope. London, 1957. 8vo., pp.271, 18 Plates plus line illustrations.     $25.00

  21. 21.CHESELDEN, WILLIAM - OSTEOGRAPHY London, 1803. Facsimile Edition by Medicine Rara. See oldsouth.com website for pictures and full description.

  22. 22.COMBE, GEORGE - A System of Phrenology Fourth Edition. Two Volumes in One. Edinburgh, 1836. 8vo., pp., 933, numerous wood-cut illustrations. 3/4 calf.
    Combe became an advocate of Phrenology after watching Spurzheim dissect a brain. Combe founded The Phrenological Society of Edinburgh. This early concept of  of cerebral localization would lead to the definitive studies of Hitzig and Fritsch.      $80.00

  23. 23.COMRIE, JOHN  D. - History of Scottish Medicine. Second Edition. Two Volumes. London, 1932. 8vo., pp.396 ; 411-852. A fine copy in blue linen with gilt lettering.
    GM 6541; Cushing C368. Traces fully and accurately the history of medicine in Scotland from the earliest times. $60.00

  24. 24.COURVILLE, CYRIL B. - Birth and Brain Damage. An investigation into the problems of antenatal and paranatal anoxia and allied disorders and their relation to the many lesion-complexes residual thereto. Loma linda, 1971. 4to., pp.xxi, 408, slip case, vg.     $30.00

  25. 25.CRILE, GEORGE - Intelligence, Power and Personality. New York1941. 8vo., pp.vi, 347, vg.  $25.00

  26. 26.CROWE, S.J., CUSHING, HARVEY, and HOMANS, JOHN. Experimental Hypophysectomy.  Extracted from Bull. Johns Hopkins Hosp. May 1910, pp.127-169. $35.00   

  27. 27.CUSHING, HARVEY and WEED, LEWIS H. - Studies on Cerebro-Spinal Fluid VIII The Effect of Pituitary Extract Upon Its Secretion (Choroidorrhoea) Reprinted from Amer. J. Physio. January 1915, pp.77-103.
    With:
    Studies on the Cerebro-Spinal Fluid and its Pathway. No.IX Calcareous and Osseous Deposits in the Arachnoidea. Reprinted form Johns Hopk. Hosp. Bull. November, 1915, pp.15, 3 plates.     $45.00

  28. 28.CUSHING, HARVEY - From a Surgeon’s Journal 1915-1918. First Edition. Boston, 1936. 8vo., pp.xxi, 534, vg. Cushing’s WW I experiences in France.     $45.00

  29. 29.CUSHING, HARVEY - “Dyspituitarism” Twenty Years Later with special consideration of the pituitary adenomas. extracted from Arch. Int. Med. April 1933, pp.487-537, wraps.      $40.00

  30. 30.CUSHING, HARVEY - Medicine at the Crossroads. Reprinted from J.A.M.A. May, 1933, pp.27, wraps. The Presidential Address read before the Congress of Physicians and Surgeons at Washington, D.C. 1933.$35.00

  31. 31.(CUSHING) - Harvey Cushing’s Seventieth Birthday Party April 8, 1939. Speeches, Letters, and Tributes. (Springfield) Published for the Harvey Cushing Society, 1939. 8vo., pp.vii, 146, frontis portrait by Deane Keller, dw. Dr. Cushing died on October 7th. while this book was in the press.     $50.00

  32. 32.DANDY, WALTER E. - The Space-Compensating Functions of the Cerebrospinal Fluid-Its Connection with Cerebral Lesions in Epilepsy. Reprinted from the Johns Hopkins Hosp. Bull. Aug. 1923, pp.16.folding plate, wraps.     $35.00

  33. 33.DANDY, WALTER E. - “Avertin” Anesthesia in Neurological Surgery. Reprinted from J.A.M.A. May 1931, pp. 6, wraps.     $20.00

  34. 34.DANDY, WALTER E. - The Effect of Hemisection of the Cochlear Branch of the Human Auditory Nerve. Preliminary Report. Reprinted from Bull. Johns Hopkins Hosp. March 1934, pp.208-210.     $25.00

  35. 35.DANDY, WALTER E. - The Treatment of Recurring attacks of Low Backache Without Sciatica. Reprinted from J.A.M.A. Aug. 1944, pp.12,      $25.00

  36. 36.DAVISON, WILBURT C. - The Complete Pediatrician. Practical, Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Preventive Pediatrics. Sixth Edition. Durham, 1949. 8vo., pp.vi, 256, Index, vg.     $35.00

  37. 37.DEAVER, JOHN B. - Appendicitis - Its History, Anatomy, Clinical Aetiology, Pathology, Symptomatology, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Technique of Operation, Complications, and Sequels. Third Edition revised and enlarged. Philadelphia, 1905. 4to., pp.xvii, 492, 64 full page plates, 8 colored.     $50.00

  38. 38.DOYLE, A. CONAN - Round the Red Lamp. Being facts and fancies of medical life. Second American Edition (published the same year as the first edition). New York, 1894. 8vo., pp,iv, 307, orig. gilt dec. red cloth. $125.00

  39. 39.DREWITT, F. DAWTREY - The Romance of the Apothecaries’ Garden at Chelsea. Third Edition. Cambridge, 1928. 8vo., pp.xvii, 175, illus. , 1 folding plate, vg. The first cotton seeds sent to the new Colonies came from the Chelsea Physic Garden.     $40.00

  40. 40.EAGLETON, WELLS P. - Brain Abscess Its Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic. New York, 1922. 8vo., pp. xix, 297, illustrated, vg.      $50.00

  41. 41.ECCLES, JOHN C. and GIBSON, WILLIAM C. - Sherrington His Life and Thought. Berlin, 1979. 8vo., pp.xv., 269, dw., vg.     $30.00

  42. 42.FERRIER, DAVID - The Functions of the Brain. Second Edition, re-written and enlarged. London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1886. 8vo., pp.xxiii, 498, orig. green cloth, near fine.
    GM 1409 (London, 1876) Ferrier may be said to have laid the foundation of our knowledge concerning the localization of cerebral function.     $325.00

  43. 43. De Venarum Ostiolis 1603 of Gieronymus Fabricius of Aquapendente (1533-1619) Facsimile edition with introduction, translation, and notes, by K.J. Franklin. Springfield, 1933. 8vo., pp. 98, illus.
    GM 757 Frabricus, teacher of Harvey at Padua discovered the venous valves.      $40.00

  44. 44.FINLAY, CARLOS E. - Carlow Finlay and Yellow Fever. Edited by Morton C. Kahn. New York, Published under the auspices of The Institute of Tropical Medicine of the University of Havana, 1949. 8vo.,  pp.xii, 249, illustrated. Association copy: “To Dr. E.A. Hudson Sincerely yours Gilberto Cepero Habana, Sept. 29, 1951”. Also signed Dr. Pedro Kouri Prof. of Tropical Medicine Universided Habana”. The School of Tropical Medicine is now named “The Pedro Kouri Institute of Tropical Medicine” with a staff of 700.      $150.00

  45. 45.FISK, DOROTHY - Dr. Jenner of Berkeley. London, 1959. 8vo., pp.vii, 288, illustrated with plates. The definitive biography of the great Edward Jenner and the story of vaccination.     $25.00

  46. 46.FOX, SIR THEODORE - Purposes of Medicine. The Harveian Oration 1965. Reprinted from “The Lancet with additions for the Royal College of Physicians. 8vo., pp.15. $10.00

  47. 47.FRANKLIN, J. KENNETH - A Short History of Physiology. Second Edition. London, 1949. 8vo., pp.147, 16 plates of notables in physiology.
    GM 1583, this edition.      $40.00

  48. 48.FULTON, JOHN F. - The Great Medical Bibliographers. A Study in Humanism. Westport, 1951. 8vo., pp.xv, 107, 37 illustrations. Publication No. 26 The Historical Library Yale University School of Medicine.     $35.00

  49. 49.FURLONG, RONALD - Injuries of the Hand. First American Edition. Boston, 1957. 8vo., pp.215, 99 illustrations. Furlong was Asst. Orthopedic Surgeon to St. Thomas Hospital, London.     $30.00

  50. 50.GOWERS, W.R. - Lectures on the Diagnosis of Diseases of the Brain. Delivered at University College Hospital, London. First American Edition. Philadelphia, 1885. 8vo., pp.vii, 246, skillfully re-cased, orig. spine laid down.
    GM  4568 (London, 1885); Iowa 2077     $125.00

  51. 51.GROSS, ROBERT E. - The Surgery of Infancy and Childhood Its Principles and Techniques. Philadelphia & London, 1953. 4to., pp.xxiv, 1000, 1488 illustrations, vg.
    GM 6357.59 Gross developed the speciality of pediatric surgery, inventing numerous operations. This was the first modern comprehensive textbook on the subject. $80.00

  52. 52.GROSS, SAMUEL D. - A System of Surgery; Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative. Two Volumes. Philadelphia, Blanchard and Lea, 1859-62. Vol. I Second Ed. 8vo., pp.1062, 1227 engravings; Vol. II  First Ed. 8vo., pp,1198, 936 engravings. Both volumes have been finely rebound in 1/2 calf and marbled boards with original labels laid down. A very nice set.
    GM 5607; Rutkow GS46 Gross”s Surgery is considered one of the most important surgical treatises of its time and was a truly hurculean effort and went through six editions. $1250.00

  53. 53.GUNN, JOHN C. - GUNN’S DOMESTIC MEDICINE or Poor Man’s Friend; Describing in Plain Language, the Diseases of Men, Women, and Children, and the latest and most approved means used in their cure, and is intended expressly for the benefit of families in the Western and Southern States. ....Tenth Edition. Xenia, (Ohio), J.H. Purdy, 1838. 8vo., pp.768, orig. contemporary calf binding, vg.
    Iowa 1619 (1836)  Gunn was a physician in Knoxville, TN when his handbook was first published in 1830. It became enormously popular and was mentioned in
    The adventures of Huckliberry Finn and was used extensively as a reference source by John Steinbeck in East of Eden. $200.00

    TWO CLASSIC HALSTED REPRINTS

  54. 54.HALSTED, WILLAM STEWART - The Results of Radical Operations for the Cure of Cancer of the Breast. Reprinted from Trans. Amer. Surg. Assoc. 1907, pp. 19, wraps.      $35.00

  55. 55.HALSTED, WILLIAM STEWART - The employment og Fine Silk in Preference to Catgut and the Advantages of transfixing issues and Vessels in Controlling Hemorrhage Also an Account of the Introduction of Gloves, Gutta-Percha Tissue and Silver Foil. Reprinted from J.A.M.A. April 1913, pp.24.     $40.00

  56. 56.HAMMOND, WILLIAM A. - On Certain Conditions of Nervous Derangement Somnambulism-Hypnotism-Hysteria-Hysteroid Affections.Third Edition. New York, 1883. 8vo., pp.256, wood-cut illustrations, fine. $45.00

  57. 57.HEAD, HENRY- Studies in Neurology. In Conjunction with W.H.R. Rivers, Gordon Holmes, and others. Two Volumes. London, Henry Frowde, 1920. 4to., pp.ix, 323l; 333-862, illus., orig. red cloth.
    GM 1304; See Iowa 2241 for additional remarks. $150.00

  58. 58.(HEAD) - Henry Head Centenary Number. Brain A Journal of Neurology. Vol. 84, Part IV., 1961. Complete issue with wraps bound in linen binding. 12 papers by and about Head. There is a photograph of Head and Rivers at work in River’s rooms at St. John’s College, Cambridge. $40.00

  59. 59.HERTZLER, ARTHUR E. - Surgical Operations with Local Anesthesia. New York, 1912. 8vo., pp.205, index, illus.     $25.00

  60. 60.HEUER, GEORGE W. - Dr. Halsted. Supplement to Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital February, 1952. Baltimore, 1952. 8vo., pp.105, frontis Portrait (Dandy’s favorite), bound in hard cover linen.     $45.00

  61. 61.HILTON, JOHN - Rest and Pain. Edited by E.Wl Walls and Elliot E. Philipp. Sixth Edition. London G.Bell & Sons, 1950. 8vo., pp.xxxiv, 503, illus. A title page of the original edition “On the Influence of Mechanical and Physiological Rest in the treatment of Accidents and Surgical Diseases, and the diagnostic value of pain” London, 1863. is bound in.
    GM 5609 A surgical classic which accounts for the sixth edition.      $45.00

  62. 62.HISTORICAL  ASPECTS OF THE NEROSCIENCES. A festschrift for Macdonald Critchley. Editors F. Clifford Rose and W.F.Bynum. New York, 1982. 4to., pp.xix, 537, richly illustrated, dw,  fine.      $75.00

  63. 63.HOLLANDER, EUGEN - Die Medizin in der Klassischen Malerei. Second Auflage. Stuttgart, Verlag Von Ferdinand Enke, 1913. 4to., pp. xx, 477, 272 illustrations. Decorative linen binding. A remarkable collections of illustrations of paintings of notable artist from the 15th. on. depicting various medical scenes, barber surgeons operating on the head and extremities, blood letting etc.
    Reynolds 2016 (3rd. Auflage 1923)      $175.00

  64. 64.HORNER, W.E. - Lessons in Practical Anatomy for the Use of Dissections. Philadelphia, Edward Parker, 1823. 8vo., pp. xxxi, 505, nicely re-bound in linen, light foxing on some pages. On page 120 he describes the Tensor Tarsi (Horner’s )muscle supplying the lacrimal apparatus. . GM 1494)      $45.00

  65. 65.HORRAX, GILBERT - Harvey Cushing 1869-1939. In The Diplomate March, 1940, pp. 90-95.      $20.00

  66. 66.KAGAN, SOLOMON R. - Fielding H. Garrison  A Biography. Boston, 1948. 8vo., pp.104. See GM 6408 $35.00

  67. 67.KAHN, EDGAR A. - Journal of a Neurosurgeon. Foreword by Bronson S. Ray. Springfield, 1972/ 8vo., pp.ix, 172, illus., dw. A fascinating account of the author’s training with Dr. Max Peet in the 1930’s and later during WW II and later in his practice in neurosurgery. $25.00

  68. 68.KANAVEL, ALLEN B. - Infections of the Hand. A  Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and Chronic Suppurative Processes in the Fingers, Hand and Forearm. Third Edition. Philadelphia, 1916. 8vo., pp.499, 161 engravings.
    GM 4386.01 The first comprehensive treatise on hand surgery.      $50.00

  69. 69.KEEN, W.W. - Remarks on Operations on the Gasserian Ganglion with a Report of Five Additional Cases. Reprinted from Amer. J. Med. Sci. January, 1896, pp. 16, wraps.      $35.00

  70. 70.KEEN, W.W. and SWEET, WM. M. - A Case of Gunshot Wound of the Brain in Which the Roentgen Rays Showed the Presence of Eight Fragments of the Bullet. Localization by Sweet’s method made operation inadvisable. With a Description of an Improved Apparatus for Localization of Foreign Bodies. Reprinted from Amer. J. Med. Sci. July, 1903, pp.10, 8 figs.      $45.00

  71. 71.LaWALL,CHARLES H. - Four Thousand Years of Pharmacy. An outline history of pharmacy and the allied sciences. Philadelphia, 1927. 8vo., pp.xv, 665, 64 leaves of plates, facsimile., ports.
    Reynolds 2-1052       $50.00

  72. 72.MILLS, CHARLES K. - The Surgery of Brain Tumors From the Point of View of the Neurologist, With Notes of a Recent Case. Reprinted from Phila. Med. J., Nov. 1902, pp. 20, wraps.      $45.00

  73. 73.MILLS, CHARLES K. - The Cerebral Centers for Taste and Smell and the Uncinate Group of Fits. Based on the Study of a Case of Tumor of the Temporal Lobe With Necropsy. Reprinted from J.A.M.A. Sept., 1908, pp.19, wraps.      $40.00

  74. 74.MITCHELL, S. WEIR and RHEIN, J.H. WALLACE - A Clinical Re-Examination of Chorea. Reprinted from Phil. Med. J., January 1898, pp.10      $20.00

  75. 75.MITCHELL, S. WEIR - Doctor and Patient. Fourth Edition. Philadelphia, 1904. 8vo., pp.177, orig. binding like new.     . $60.00

  76. 76.MOYNIHAN, SIR BERKELEY - American Addresses. Philadelphia, 1917. 8vo., pp.143. Five papers read in Chicago in Oct. and Nov.,1917 before the American College of Surgeons relating to WW I surgery. $45.00

  77. 77.MORTON, LESLIE T. - A Medical Bibliography (Garrison and Morton). An annotated check-list of texts illustrating the history of medicine. Fourth Edition. Aldershot, 1983. 8vo., pp. xii, 1000. An essential reference for the medical book collector.      $50.00

      THE FIRST HOSPITAL IN AMERICA

  78. 78.MORTON, THOMAS G. - The History of the Pennsylvania Hospital 1751-1895. Assisted by Frank Woodbury. Philadelphia, 1895. 4to., pp. viii, 575, numerous illustrations. This book is especially important in the account of medicine in early America, describing the physicians and the diseases they treated. (A side note , Morton was one of the first surgeons to successfully operate for appendicitis in 1887. The case was reported by Woodbury).
    Cushing M534; Reynolds 2881      $90.00

  79. 79.OLIVER, LESLIE C. - Parkinson’s Disease and its Surgical Treatment. London, 1953. 8vo., pp.viii, 87, illustrated, dw,  vg. Laid in is a reprint by the same author “Surgery in Parkinson’s Disease. Division of Lateral Pyramidal Tract for Tremor”. Reprinted from The Lancet, May1949.                                                          $30.00

  80. 80.ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY OF INJURIES. Edited by Sir.. Robert Jones. First Edition. Two Volumes. London, 1921. 4to., pp. xv, 540; viii, 692. Hundreds of illustrations. Contributors include the leading British orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and neurosurgeons of time. The first chapter is “The Principles and Practice of Hugh Owen Thomas. Near fine in original binding.
    Reynolds 2251      $110.00

  81. 81.OSLER, WILLIAM - British Medicine in Greater Britain. The Address in Medicine at the British Medical Association Montreal Meeting. Reprinted from Montreal Med. J., Sept. 1897, pp.18, wraps.     $30.00

  82. 82.OSLER, WILLIAM - Notes on Aneurism. Reprinted from J.A.M.A. June, 1902, pp.12, wraps.      $35.00

  83. 83.OSLER, WILLIAM - Science and Immortality. The Ingersoll Lecture, 1904. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1904, 12mo., pp.54, orig. blue cloth, fine.
    Cushing O107       $100.00

  84. 84.OSLER, WILLIAM - The Coming of Age of Internal Medicine in America. Reprinted from International Clinics, 1915, pp.5, wraps      $30.00

  85. 85.(OSLER) - BIBLIOTHECA OSLERIANA. A Catalogue of Books  Illustrating The History of Medicine and Science Collected, Arranged, and Annotated by Sir William Osler and Bequeathed to McGill University. First Edition. Edited by W.W. Francis, R.H. Hill, and Archibald Malloch. Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1929. 4to., pp.xxxv, 785, corrigenda, Oxford blue cloth binding. Irving A. Beck’s copy with his bookplate.
    GM 6772           $475.00

  86. 86.(OSLER) - Sir William Osler Aphorisms From His Bedside Teachings and Writings. First Edition. Collected by Robert Bennett Bean and edited by William Bennett Bean. New York, 1950. Inscribed “ William B. Bean To Sir. Arthur S. MacNalty with regards and good wishes”. Two great Oslerians. Laid in a reprint by Bean “Origin of the Term ‘Internal Medicine’”, dw. $150.00

  87. 87.(OSLER) - Sir William Osler 1849-1919. A Selection for Medical Students. Edited and with an Introduction by Charles G. Roland. Toronto, 1982. 8vo., pp.vii, 114, (2), dw, fine.      $30.00

  88. 88.(OSLER) - William Osler- The Germanic Connection. Edited by Harold M. Malkin. Berkeley, (1994). 8vo., pp.95, stiff wraps, vg. This work consists of 12 letters Osler wrote to colleagues in North America during the period 1874-1908.     $20.00

  89. 89.PACKARD, FRANCIS R. - History of Medicine in the United States. Two Volumes. New York, 1931. 8vo., pp.xxv, 656; xi, 659-1323, 103 illustrations, fine.
    GM 6590 The authoritative source-book of the history of medicine in the United States.      $125.00

  90. 90.PENFIELD, WILDER - To Cultivate the Groves of Academus. Reprinted from Canadian Med. Assoc. J. July, 1961, pp. 5, wraps.     $15.00

  91. 91.PENFIELD, WILDER - The Difficult Art of Giving. The Epic of Alan Gregg. Boston, 1967. 8vo., pp.xiv, 414, illus., dw., vg.      $30.00

  92. 92.REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES. 1913, corrected to April 15, 1917. Washington, G.P.O., 1917. 8vo., pp.416. Medical Department Article LXXIV. Covers Contract surgeons, The Dental Corps; The Hospital Corps; Nurse Corps (female); Garrison service, ambulances; Field service; General Hospitals etc. pp. 284-301, vg.     $40.00

  93. 93.RICHARDSON, SIR BENJAMIN WARD - Disciples of Aesculapius. Two Volumes. First Edition. London, Hutchinson & Co., 1900. 8vo., pp.viii, 424; viii, 425-827. Original green cloth dec in gilt, Illustrated, vg.
    GM 6721; Cushing R143 (New York, 1901); Waller 16187. This set is one of the finest texts on the history of medicine. Scarce.     $250.00

  94. 94.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, orig. embossed cloth dec in gilt, vg.
    GM 4528 Romberg inaugurated the modern era in the study of diseases of the nervous system. On page 396, Vol.II is to be found the original  description of “Ronberg’s Sign”, pathognomonic of tabes dorsalis.     $475.00

  95. 95.ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND. A Record of the Years from 1901 to 1950. London, 1951. 8vo.., pp.79, illus., gilt dec. maroon cloth.      $15.00

  96. 96.(RUSH) - The Autobiography of Benjamin Rush His “Travels Through Life” together with his Commonplace Book for 1789-1813. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by GEORGE W. CORNER. Princeton, 1948. 8vo., pp. 399, vg.     $35.00

  97. 97.RUSSELL, DOROTHY S. - Observations on the Pathology of Hydrocephalus. London, 1949. 8vo., pp.vi, 138, illus.      $35.00

  98. 98.SLEMONS, J. MORRIS - JOHN WHITRIDGE WILLIAMS Academic Aspects and Bibliography. Baltimore, 1935. 8vo., pp.xii, 109, frontis port. $    18.00

  99. 99.SACHS, ERNEST - The Diagnosis and Treatment of Brain Tumors. First English Edition. London, Henry Kimpton, 1931. 4to., pp. 396, 224 Illustrations, including 10 in colors. vg.                                                     $175.00

  100. 100.SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS OF NEUROLOGY. Edited by Macdonald Critchley, James l. O’Leary and Bryan Jennett. Bath, 1972. 4to., pp.xiii, 502, dw., vg.     $30.00

  101. 101.SEMI-CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY VOLUME OF THE AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 1875-1924. Edited by Frederick Tilney and Smith Ely Jelliffe. Albany, 1924. 4to., pp.651, Vignettes of neurologists of the period with extensive bibliography.
    Cushing A160 Very Scarce          $150.00

  102. 102.SMITHERS, DAVID WALDRON - This Idle Trade - Doctors Who were Writers. Turnbridge Wells,1989. 8vo., pp. 272, dw. fine. The author describes 11 physician writers including John Locke, John Keats, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Somerset Maugham and others. $40.00

  103. 103.SPURLING R. GLEN - Lesions of the Cervical Intervertebral Disc. Springfield,1956. 8vo., pp.xi, 134, dw., vg.     $30.00

  104. 104.TARLOV, I.M. - Sacral Nerve-Root Cysts Another Cause of the Sciatic or Cauda Equina Syndrome. Springfield,1953. 8vo., pp.xi, 134, illus., dw, vg.      $25.00

  105. 105.THE PRECENTRAL MOTOR CORTEX. Edited by PAUL C. BUCY. Urbana, 1944. 4to., pp.xvi, 605, illustrated, vg.       $30.00

  106. 106.THORNTON, JOHN L. - Medical Books, Libraries and Collectors. A Study of bibliography and the book trade in relation to the medical sciences. Introduction by GEOFFREY L. KEYNES. London, 1949. 8vo., pp.xviii, 293. The author describes important medical books from medical incunabula up through the 19th. C. together with important medical libraries. vg.      $40.00

  107. 107.(TROTTER) - The Collected Papers of Wilfred Trotter, F.R.S. London, 1941.8vo., pp.191, vg. in gilt stamped blue linen. Trotter was a British surgeon and a pioneer neurosurgeon. This book is an anthology of his final publications Including “A Landmark in Modern Neurology” in commemoration of Sir Rickman Godlee’s pioneer operation in 1884 and the second Victor Horsley Memorial Lecture to the BMA in 1926.     $40.00

  108. 108.TROUSSEAU, A and PIDOUX, H. - Treatise on Therapeutics. Three Volumes. Ninth Eition revised and enlarged by Constantine Paul. New York, 1880. 8vo., pp. 302,299.379. An encyclopedic listing of all drugs and pharmaceutical agents and their specific uses in the mid 19th. century. Trousseau died in 1867.      $40.00

  109. 109.TRUAX, CHARLES - The Mechanics of Surgery. Detailed Descriptions, Illustrations,  and Lists of the Instruments, Appliances and Furniture Necessary in Modern Surgical Art. Chicago, 1899. 8vo., pp.1022, lacking the last page of index.
    GM  5622.1; Reynolds 2-1756; Rutkow  GS189 “The most comprehensive  and authoritative book ever publised on 19th century American surgical instruments and their usage.     $200.00

  110. 110.WEISENBURG, THEODORE H. - Lectures Delivered by Theodore H. Weinsenburg, M.D. Before the First Class in Neurological Surgery in the United States at The University of Pennsylvania 1918 4to., pp.161, 18, plates, stiff wraps. pages printed on paper similar to mimeograph. . At the beginning of WW I surgeons were given a refresher course in neurosurgery at the University of Pennsylvania under Francis Grant and at the New York Neurologic Institute under Charles Elsberg. This is a very scarce work as very few have survived.     $80.00

  111. 111.WIDDESS, J.D.H. - An Account of the Schools of Surgery Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin 1789-1948. Baltimore, 1919. 8vo., pp.107, illus. sm. lib. stamp on title. Osler in his essay “The School of Physic, Dublin” in his Men and Books  stated “ In the first half of the nineteenth century the Dublin School reached a zenith of world-wide fame in medicine, midwifery, and surgery.               $35.00   

  112. 112.WILLIS, FREDRICK A. and KEYS, THOMAS E.  - Cardiac Classics A Collection of Classic Works on the Heart and Circulation with a Comprehensive Biographic Accounts of the Authors. First Edition. 52 Contributions by 51 Authors. St. Louis, 1941. 4to., pp.xix, 858, 103 illustrations.
    GM 3158       $75.00   

  113. 113.WILSON, S.A. KINNIER - Neurology. Edited by A. Ninian Bruce. First American Edition. Two Volumes . 4to., pp.xxxvi, 751; 753-1813, orig. red cloth, fine.
    GM 4614 Wilson made his mark in neurology at the age of 33 with the publication of his doctorial thesis on “Progressive Lenticular Degeneration”. Wilson died before this monumental work was completed and it was edited by A.N. Bruce. McHenry felt this was the greatest  text on neurology since Oppenheim’s.                        $225.00

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