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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

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Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching, Adams, Norman
2 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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Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages, Alcott, William A.
3 Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages
Alcott, William A.
Andrews McMeel Publishing 2012 1449423140 / 9781449423148 Facsimile Edition Hardback Very Good+ 
Very attractive facsimile edition of William A. Alcott's "Vegetable Diet" originally published in 1838. It was the first American book to advocate a vegetarian diet and the author was a founding member of the first organization to promote vegetarian philosophy, the American Vegetarian Society. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold border, lettering, and a color paste-on decoration. Gilt page edges. No bumping or wear. Green ribbon page marker. Clean marbled endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Anna Thomas. 276 pages. 027227

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The World Within, Aswell, Mary Louise
4 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
5 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

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6 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 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
7 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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The Poison Trail, Boos, William F., M.D.
8 The Poison Trail
Boos, William F., M.D.
Boston / New York Hale, Cushman & Flint 1939 First 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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What Men Live By, Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
9 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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Encyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question (Five volume set), Christian, Eugene, F.S.D.
10 Encyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question (Five volume set)
Christian, Eugene, F.S.D.
New York Corrective Eating Society, Inc. 1914 First Hardcover Near Fine 
First Edition, published August, 1914. in five volumes complete. All five books in excellent condition. Clean green cloth boards with leather spines, gold lettering and small torch on spines. Very little wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt text block edges all around. Beautiful marbled endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Perfect large color fold-out in volume I. A beautiful set. Explains in plain language the chemistry of food and the chemistry of the human body, how to eat to establish normal digestion and health. 027190

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Speaking of Operations, Cobb, Irvin S.
11 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

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The Art of Living Long - A new and improved English version of the Treatise by the Celebrated Venetian Centenarian, Luigi Cornaro, Cornaro, Luigi
12 The Art of Living Long - A new and improved English version of the Treatise by the Celebrated Venetian Centenarian, Luigi Cornaro
Cornaro, Luigi
Milwaukee, Wisconsin William F. Butler 1918 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Very clean hardcover book. Unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean unmarked endpapers. Nicely illustrated with black and white plates. Frontispiece portrait of Luigi Cornaro. With Essays by Joseph Addison, Lord Bacon, and Sir William Temple. 213 pages. 027194

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13 End of the Rainbow
Crenshaw, Mary Ann
New York MacMillan 1981 0-02-528810-5 / 9780025288102 First 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

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Sutures In Ancient Surgery, Davis and Geck
14 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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15 The Experiment
Denker, Henry
New York Simon & Schuster 1976 0-671-22268-6 / 9780671222680 First 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)
16 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 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

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17 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

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The Beetle of Aphrodite and Other Medical Mysteries, Ford, Michael; Peter Howell
18 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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The Black Death Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe, Gottfried, Robert S.
19 The Black Death Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe
Gottfried, Robert S.
New York Free Press 1983 0029126304 / 9780029126301 First 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

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Don't Fence Me In - Leprosy in Modern Times, Gould, Tony
20 Don't Fence Me In - Leprosy in Modern Times
Gould, Tony
London Bloomsbury Publishing 2005 074757510X / 9780747575108 First 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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