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1 The Doctors' Attitude Toward Fertilizers: Fifteen Doctors Speak About the Adverse Effects Upon Our Health of Using Chemical Fertilizers

Emmaus, PA Organic Gardening Soft Cover Fine 
Very clean beige wraps with black lettering and small illustration on cover. No creasing or wear. Pages are clean and bright. 96 pgs. The Gardeners' Book Club, Series 3, Number 2. 8vo. Gardening. 005964

Price: 20.00 USD
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The World Within, Aswell, Mary Louise
2 The World Within
Aswell, Mary Louise
Whittlesey House 1947 Book Find Club Ed. Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean red coth boards, Silver lettering and design on spine Silver design on front board 376 pgs. Nr Fine in VG++ DJ - new mylar cover Red cloth book with grey lettering and design on cover. DJ unchipped, not price clipped. Very clean, no writing inside. 8 Vo. self help. 001697

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Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, Benbrook, Edward A.; Margaret W. Sloss
3 Veterinary Clinical Parasitology
Benbrook, Edward A.; Margaret W. Sloss
Ames, Iowa Iowa State College Press 1948 First printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Signed
First Edition, with 1948 on title page and copyright page, SIGNED by author E. A. Benbrook. Very clean green cloth boards with gold title box, black lettering on cover, metal spiral binding in cloth spine. Unfaded, light bumping to spine ends, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers (previous owner name neatly stamped on front fixed endpaper). 187 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with drawings and black & white plates. 017633

Price: 200.00 USD
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4 In Africa with Schweitzer
Berman, Dr. Edgar
Far Hills, NJ New Horizon Press 1986 0-88282-025-7 / 9780882820255 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean gold boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light wear at top & bottom of spine and to one corner, very small closed edge tear (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A remarkable memoir by the U.S. surgeon who worked with Schweitzer". "A moving, in-depth portrait of one of this century's most remarkable men and of the provacative writer-physician who sought him out". 8vo. Biography. 007716

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In Africa with Schweitzer, Berman, Dr. Edgar
5 In Africa with Schweitzer
Berman, Dr. Edgar
Far Hills, NJ New Horizon Press 1986 0-88282-025-7 / 9780882820255 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige boards with toast brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. illustrated with photographs, map. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with light corner wear, one closed edge tear (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008195

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The Poison Trail, Boos, William F., M.D.
6 The Poison Trail
Boos, William F., M.D.
Boston / New York Hale, Cushman & Flint 1939 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing, April 1939" on copyright page. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with dark brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very faint browning to front free endpaper from enclosed newspaper clipping; no names, writing or bookplates. 380 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In this unique book a well known toxicologist tells the story of man's constant struggle against his most insidious enemy. He draws fully from his own experiences as a physician in his special field; as consultant in the use of poison for industrial purposes and foods; and as an expert witness in many of the famous civil and criminal cases of the last twenty years. 023483

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7 A Lot of Little Lessons in the Ways of Health (Complete boxed Set of 23)
Brady, William
Beverly Hills, CA Dr. WIlliam Brady Wraps Fine Very Good Box Jacket 
Dr. William Brady's 23 Little Lessons in the Way of Health. All are in very fine condition--very clean, bright, no chipping, curling or browning. Everything from saving your teeth to improving your complexion to managing diabetes. All in original clean red box with cover (beige with red lettering, some cracking to edges of cover). No publication date -- circa 1940. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Health. 009212

Price: 120.00 USD
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What Men Live By, Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
8 What Men Live By
Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1914 Leather_bound Very Good+ 
"Published January 1914" on copyright page. Clean brown leather boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. A few very light scuffs to spine, tiny closed tear (1/4") at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to outside edges of front and rear free endpaper from leather contact, otherwise clean, no foxing or marks. 341 pp. Author writes on the roles work, play, love and worship in the happiness of humanity. 021011

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Speaking of Operations, Cobb, Irvin S.
9 Speaking of Operations
Cobb, Irvin S.
New York George H. Doran 1915 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Tony Sarg, Illustrator 
Beautiful copy of this decorated binding in original dust jacket. Clean brown paper covered boards with black lettering, black, white and gray illustration on cover in perfect condition. Black lettering and very small decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers (very slight browning, and a name in erasable pencil on front free endpaper). Illustrations by Tony Sarg. 64 pages. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends, a little wear to corners and a some tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Early printing (no GHD symbol; no additional printings listed). An exceptional copy. 025018

Price: 30.00 USD
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10 End of the Rainbow
Crenshaw, Mary Ann
New York MacMillan 1981 0-02-528810-5 / 9780025288102 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards with ivory cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, clean with very slight age-toning. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8 vo.. Drug Abuse. 011030

Price: 12.00 USD
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11 The Experiment
Denker, Henry
New York Simon & Schuster 1976 0-671-22268-6 / 9780671222680 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 256 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Set in a major Midwestern medical research center, this is a powerful novel about brilliant, complex and gifted people caught up in professional jealousies, bitter intrigues and physical passions that threaten to destroy them. 8vo. Fiction. 010205

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The Fifth Avenue Hospital Clinics: First Series, Based on the Material from the Semi-Monthly Staff Meetings, Editorial Board (Joseph Fobes; D. S. D. Jessup, Milton J. Raisbeck; Charles Tenney)
12 The Fifth Avenue Hospital Clinics: First Series, Based on the Material from the Semi-Monthly Staff Meetings
Editorial Board (Joseph Fobes; D. S. D. Jessup, Milton J. Raisbeck; Charles Tenney)
New York Paul B. Hoeber, Inc. 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean burgundy ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed), blind-stamped insignia on front and rear board. Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names or bookplates. Frontis photograph "Entrance view of Fifth Avenue Hospital". Well illustrated throughout with photographs and charts. 336 pgs. with index. 8vo. Non-fiction. 006260

Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Laugh and Live
Fairbanks, Douglas
New York Britton Publishing Co. 1917 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover (face of Douglas Fairbanks), black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Neatly penned P/O name and date on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black & white photographs. 190 pgs. 005642

Price: 10.00 USD
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14 The Beetle of Aphrodite and Other Medical Mysteries
Ford, Michael; Peter Howell
New York Random House 1985 0394547977 / 9780394547978 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale gray boards with blue cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 359 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a couple of short closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Authors of "The True History of the Elephant Man", Michael Howell and Peter Ford, vividly re-create twelve medical mysteries and provide their provocative solutions in this book. With doctors as sleuths, and sometimes even culprits, these skillfully drawn histories encompass the fields of exploration and epidemiology, as well as history and anthropology. 025606

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Black Death Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe, Gottfried, Robert S.
15 The Black Death Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe
Gottfried, Robert S.
New York Free Press 1983 0029126304 / 9780029126301 First Edition, First Printing Book Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very tiny black dot at base of spine, otherwise pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 203 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Traces the causes and far-reaching consequences of this infamous outbreak of plague that spread across the continent of Europe from 1347 to 1351. 018261

Price: 15.00 USD
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Don't Fence Me In - Leprosy in Modern Times, Gould, Tony
16 Don't Fence Me In - Leprosy in Modern Times
Gould, Tony
London Bloomsbury Publishing 2005 074757510X / 9780747575108 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 420 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (L20.00 on front inside flap), slightest hint of edge wear, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superb and enlightened book to throw light into the shadows of a still-feared disease. 023341

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A Physician in the House for Family and Individual Consultation, Greer, J. H.
17 A Physician in the House for Family and Individual Consultation
Greer, J. H.
Chicago The Model Publishing Co. 1939 Popular Price Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautifully clean unworn book in clean original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with rose-red top stained upper page edges. Previous owner name neatly printed on front free endpaper. 889 pages plus extensive appendix and index (960 pages total). Clean and very scarce dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, $2.50 price on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eight volumes in one book with many illustrations. The Human Body; Life and Its Preservation; Disease and their Treatment; Simple Remedies and Formulas; Love, Courtship, Marriage, Happiness; Diseases of Women; The Eye and Its Aids; First Aid in Emergencies and Appendix. 025065

Price: 100.00 USD
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A History of Medicine, Guthrie, Douglas, M.D., F.R.C.S.
18 A History of Medicine
Guthrie, Douglas, M.D., F.R.C.S.
Great Britain Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd. 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition (First published June 1945 on copyright page) in original unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated with 72 plates. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Fading to top 1/2" of spine and lower 1/4" spine. Tiny bit of chipping at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with cleanmap-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Preface by the author. 448 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (30/- net on front inside flap), has some chipping and closed tears, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024061

Price: 40.00 USD
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Long Way Home: A Journey from Despair to Triumph, Harrison, Clark
19 Long Way Home: A Journey from Despair to Triumph
Harrison, Clark
Decatur, GA Barefoot Press 1985 0-932298-42-7 / 9780932298423 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean green-gray cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED and numbered (571 of 1,000) by author. 574 pgs. Clean dustjacket has tiny nick to top front edge, a few very short closed edge tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An inspiring biography of a paraplegic man who took up flying, became a leading businessman who organized multi-million dollar banks and real estate firms, and became one of the founding board members of the Shepherd Spinal Center in Atlanta--in short, learned to live more fully than most of the rest of us. Large 8vo. Biography. 013436

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies
Hawkins, Cora Frear
Ames, IA The Iowa State University Press 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with old photographs. CLean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005273

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