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Leper Colony Printing Plate, Benue Leprosy Settlement

By: Benue Leprosy Settlement

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Benue Leprosy Settlement:

Seller ID: 3002

Condition: very good


Zinc printing plate mounted on a wood block, 6.2 by 7.7 cm. There is some faint corrosion on the plate, but it remains very good. The block, possibly designed for labels, reads “Benue Leprosy Settlement,” with a line in the center meant for a signature. Under that line the top oval reads “Administration,” the bottom oval reads “Med. Superintendent.” Benue is a South-central state in Nigeria, about 350 kilometers south of the capitol Abuja. The Benue Leprosy settlement was founded in 1930 by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission of South Africa. In 1957 leadership changed to the S... View more info

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Oncology Tumors & Treatment: A Photographic History, Selections from the Burns Archive, Four Volume Set including The Anesthesia Era 1845-1875, The Antiseptic Era 1876-1900, The X-Ray Era 1901-1915, and The Radium Era 1916-1945

By: Burns, Stanley B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Burns Archive Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2482

Condition: Very Good


Four volumes, complete, hardcovers with matte illustrated boards, 22.2 by 28.5 cm, not paginated (64 pp. ea.), heavily illustrated in full-color (though most of the images are in sepia or black and white). Very good with some light scuffing and marks to the matte finishes; some light corner bumps here and there, and rubbing at the foot of the spine on the X-Ray Era volume. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. I believe this set was originally issued with a slipcase (like Dr. Burns series on respiratory diseases), but it is not present. Burns, a New York physician, is a well-... View more info

Whittaker's Anatomical Model: A Pictorial Representation of the Human Frame and its Organs

By: Dr. Schmidt, William S. Furneaux

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Whittaker: c. 1900

Edition: First English language edition

Seller ID: 347

Condition: Poor


New York: Thomas Whittaker, c. 1900. First English language edition. Poor. New York: Thomas Whittaker, c. 1900. First English language edition. Poor. Dr. Schmidt, William S. Furneaux. Whittaker's Anatomical Model: A Pictorial Representation of the Human Frame and its Organs. New York: Thomas Whittaker (printed in Germany), c.1890-1900 (date based on Furneaux's other works), presumed first English edition. Decorative paper-covered boards over red cloth spine, 10 inches by 7 ½ inches, pp. 16 plus multi-fold anatomical model inside rear cover. Covers show heavy wear and chipping to the edg... View more info

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Russian Physicians in an Era of Reform and Revolution, 1856-1905

By: Friden, Nancy Mandelker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2215

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, red cloth with gilt spine titles in a black panel, 16 by 24 cm, xvii 378 pp. Very good with bumping at the head of the spine, faint foxing on the top edge of the textblock, and a tiny remainder dot on the bottom edge. The jacket is fair with spots of rubbing (especially on the spine), several tears (some with old tape repairs on the back), and a chip at the head of the spine panel. No writing, highlighting or names. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. “The history of the medical profession in pre-Revolutionary Russia examines an influential segment of t... View more info

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The CIBA Collection of Medical Illustrations Volume 2: A Compilation of Paintings on the Normal and Pathologic Anatomy of the Reproductive System

By: Netter, Frank; Ernst Oppenheimer, editor; John Rock; foreword

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Summit, New Jersey, CIBA Pharmaceutical Products, Inc.: 1954

Seller ID: 2282

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, moss green cloth with gilt spine titles and gilt cover titles in black panel, 24.5 by 31.7 cm, xvi 286 pp., heavily illus. with full-color plates. Hardcover is very good with faint corner wear and a light musty odor. The jacket is poor with several large tears, creases and chips (now is a mylar sleeve). The second volume of Netter’s well-done medical illustrations, focusing on the reproductive system. Many of the plates are disturbing, even horrific for those not in the field. At the same time, they portray an artistic sensibility that Netter had mastered. ... View more info

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Contemporary Targeted Therapies in Rheumatology

By: Peter E. Lipsky (Editor ), Josef S. Smolen (Editor )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Informa Healthcare: 2007

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 28

ISBN: 1841844845

Condition: Near Fine


Informa Healthcare, 2007. First edition. Near Fine. Informa Healthcare, 2007. First edition. Near Fine. Unread copy with only faint shelf wear. No writing, names, or bookplate. First Edition. View more info

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The Knife and Gun Club: Scenes from an Emergency Room

By: Richards, Eugene

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1989

Edition: first edition, first printing

Seller ID: 3026

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, gray cloth with silver spine titles and blindstamped cover titles, 21 by 27.2 cm, 237 pp., heavily illus. with black and white photographs. The hardcover is near fine with only some faint smudges on the ffep; the jacket is very good with some rubbing, edge wear, and a couple of tiny edge tears. A highly influential book told “in the words of the people who work there and in photographs that expose its very soul, photojournalist Eugene Richards explores the emergency room of a big city hospital. Dubbed the ‘Knife and Gun Club’ by local residents, the ER of De... View more info