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Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching, Adams, Norman
1 Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching
Adams, Norman
New York Bell Publishing Company 1972 0517135973 / 9780517135976 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (letterline on copyright page begins with "a") in clean dust jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs.152 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The horrible history of body-snatching, which reached its peak at the beginning of the 19th century. Fron Land's End to John o'Groats, people lived and died in terror of the bodysnatchers, for the old saying you are worth more dead than alive was never as true as in those days, when the ressurectionists busied themselves in the graveyards of the land at the dead of night--in search of "things for the surgeon." 026845

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Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, Benbrook, Edward A.; Margaret W. Sloss
2 Veterinary Clinical Parasitology
Benbrook, Edward A.; Margaret W. Sloss
Ames, Iowa Iowa State College Press 1948 First 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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In Africa with Schweitzer, Berman, Dr. Edgar
3 In Africa with Schweitzer
Berman, Dr. Edgar
Far Hills, NJ New Horizon Press 1986 0-88282-025-7 / 9780882820255 First 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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What Men Live By, Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
4 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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Winged Arrow's Medicine, Castlemon, Harry
5 Winged Arrow's Medicine
Castlemon, Harry
Akron, Ohio Saalfield 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket W. H. Fry, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding with Native American theme. Clean green cloth boards with white, brown and black feather and arrow decoration on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 293 pages. 025339

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Green Enchantment: The Magic Spell of Gardens, Clarkson, Rosetta E.
6 Green Enchantment: The Magic Spell of Gardens
Clarkson, Rosetta E.
New York Macmillan 1940 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean green cloth boards with crisp white lettering on cover and spine. Small spots of wear-through at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers have slight browning. Illustrations from Early Gardening Books and Herbals. 328 pages with index. A fascinating history of the garden, the Golden Age of Herbalists, flowers in food and medicine, beginnings of flower gardens, the modern role of ancient herbs. 027734

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Clara Maass: A Nurse - A Hospital - A Spirit, Cunningham, John T.
7 Clara Maass: A Nurse - A Hospital - A Spirit
Cunningham, John T.
New Jersey Rae Publishing 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Clean color illustrated cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean - clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 96 pages. Illustrated jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The biography of nurse Clara Maass and a history of the hospital that was named after her. 028140

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Sutures In Ancient Surgery, Davis and Geck
8 Sutures In Ancient Surgery
Davis and Geck
Brooklyn Davis & Geck, Inc. 1927 First Very Good+ 
28 beautiful monochrome plates on cream-colored stock depicting historical surgeries and each one is attributed to the performing surgeon, dated 1927-1942, in original softcover portfolio with gilt lettering on cover. All plates are unworn, a few have very faint waterstain to left edge. Brown marbled paper portfolio cover has slight edge wear. Landmark surgeries such as Caesarean sections and repairing skull fractures. 027495

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The Beetle of Aphrodite and Other Medical Mysteries, Ford, Michael; Peter Howell
9 The Beetle of Aphrodite and Other Medical Mysteries
Ford, Michael; Peter Howell
New York Random House 1985 0394547977 / 9780394547978 First 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

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A History of Medicine, Guthrie, Douglas, M.D., F.R.C.S.
10 A History of Medicine
Guthrie, Douglas, M.D., F.R.C.S.
Great Britain Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd. 1945 First 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

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Herbal Healing - A Practical Introduction to Medicinal Herbs, Hallowell, Michael
11 Herbal Healing - A Practical Introduction to Medicinal Herbs
Hallowell, Michael
London Ashgrove Press 1994 0895296047 / 9780895296047 First Paperback Near Fine 
First British Printing with full number line. Very clean trade paperback - no chipping, curling or creasing. Pages and edges are clean - no names, writing or marks. Foreword by Jack Ho. Illustrated by Graham Fleming. 191 pages with index. Compresses, liniments, teas - nature's own medicine cabinet. Description and uses of one hundred of the most commonly used herbs; identification, collection and storage of medicinal plants. Making herbal medicines, dosage tables, and use of herbal medicine throughout the world's cultures. 027880

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Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners - A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery, Hayes, M. Horace
12 Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners - A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery
Hayes, M. Horace
New York Arco Publishing Company 1968 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Third printing of the Fifteenth Revised Edition - The Standard Work for Over 80 Years - An illustrated manual of horse medicine and surgery in original dust jacket. Over 100 illustrations. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, endpapers are clean - no names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. 656 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, previous owner horse farm name neatly penned on upper margin of front panel, a scattering of faint water spots, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scientific and clear-thinking approach to the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, ailments and diseases affecting horses - this book is one of the best of its kind. 028085

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The Lord God Made Them All, Herriot, James
13 The Lord God Made Them All
Herriot, James
New York St. Martin's Press 1981 0312498349 / 9780312498344 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean black cloth-covered boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 373 pages. Dust jacket has slight age-toning, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Joyous sequel to "All Things Wise and Wonderful", author's story of his life as a country veterinarian in Yorkshire. 027915

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Every Living Thing, Herriot, James (Alf Wight)
14 Every Living Thing
Herriot, James (Alf Wight)
New York St. Martin's Press 1992 031208188X / 9780312081881 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. No bumping or wear. Clean teal boards with blue-gray cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages are clean. Unmarked teal endpapers. 342 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028060

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Doctor and his Patients - The American Domestic Scene as viewed by the Family Doctor, Hertzler, Arthur E.
15 The Doctor and his Patients - The American Domestic Scene as viewed by the Family Doctor
Hertzler, Arthur E.
New York Harper & Brothers 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with turquoise and gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 316 pgs. Unfaded illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has 3/4" piece missing at base of spine, a few additional chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Horse and Buggy Doctor", Dr. Arthur E. Hertzler now looks at life and love, at American women, and at the problems of the American domestic scene. For half a century as a Kansas doctor he watched and ministered to the physical and mental pain of thousands of average human beings--out of his experience he developed his own theories about the causes of sexual maladjutstment, the intimate needs of men and women, the part which male sexual dominance has played, women's struggle for emancipation, the role of children in civilization. Interesting views from a time when doctors made house calls. 017950

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16 The Horse and Buggy Doctor
Hertzler, Arthur E.
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards has some paint on board bottom edges. Otherwise very clean with no wear or fraying. Small illustration in white on cover, gold lettering on cover, bright white lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 322 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small chips and closed tears, 1/4" loss at top of spine.. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011485

Price: 15.00 USD
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Bad Blood: The Scandalous Story of the Tuskegee experiment--when Government Doctors Played God and Science Went Mad, Jones, James H.
17 Bad Blood: The Scandalous Story of the Tuskegee experiment--when Government Doctors Played God and Science Went Mad
Jones, James H.
Free Press 1981 0-02-916670-5 / 9780029166703 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 272 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge nicks and very short closed edge tears, slight vertical surface wrinkle due to manufacturing on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Authentic and appalling study of government syphilis medical research on 400 African American men from 1932 to 1972. 8vo. Black History. 015492

Price: 35.00 USD
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Bolahun: An African Adventure, Junge, Werner
18 Bolahun: An African Adventure
Junge, Werner
New York G. P. Putnam's 1952 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with African mask decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying, no wear-through. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 013572

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19 The Work of Her Hands
Knowles, Anne
New York St. Martin's Press 1983 0-312-88951-8 / 9780312889517 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 222 pgs. Stated First U.S. Edition, flap states book club edition. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The life of a young woman who is a country animal doctor in England. 8vo. Animals. 007247

Price: 10.00 USD
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Early American Gardens "For Meate or Medicine", Leighton, Ann
20 Early American Gardens "For Meate or Medicine"
Leighton, Ann
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and small decoration on cover, gold lettering with black decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (. Illustrated endpapers, with very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 441 pp. with index, 84 illustrations of the period. Jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with 3" closed tear at top spine fold, a few additional short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gardens from a time when a garden was the prime necessity of life for food, flavorings, drinks, tonics, insect repellents, candies, narcotics, medicine, and laying out the dead. In pithy language and amusing detail, the author describes these early American gardeners whose influence is still strong in our daily lives. In an indispensable appendix Miss Leighton lists 200 of the common plant names, the names of those who used them, and brief descriptions from their own books of reference recording what they believed or expected of each plant. 019342

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