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Medical Contributions to the Study of Evolution

By: Adami, John George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth and Co.: 1918

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 465


1918 MONOGRAPH BY EMINENT BRITISH PATHOLOGIST REVEALING THAT ADAPTATION IN DISEASE CAN ELUCIDATE THE STUDY OF EVOLUTION. 9 inches tall hardcover, publisher's green cloth binding, gilt title to spine, i-xviii, 372 pp, 7 plates, 20 figures in text. Light sunning of spine, light browning to margins of pages, binding tight, pages unmarked, very good (no dust jacket), in custom archival mylar cover. CONTENTS. Part I. Adaptation and Disease: The contribution of medical researc... View more info

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Tumours Innocent and Malignant, Their Clinical Features and Appropriate Treatment

By: Bland Sutton J

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea Brothers & Co.: 1893

Edition: 1st American edition

Seller ID: 33


1893 FIRST EDITION MONOGRAPH BY NOTED BRITISH SURGEON WITH 250 WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND 6 COLOR PLATES. Octavo, 8 3/4 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth boards, spine title gilt. 250 wood engravings and 9 plates (6 colored) with tissue guards, all very good, xvi, 511 pages. Slight rubbing to corners, front hinge starting, handstamp of bookseller to front paste-down, chip top of front free endpaper, stain bottom corner of pages 425-465, not affecting text. SIR JOHN BL... View more info

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Cancer and Vitamin C. A Discussion of the Nature, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment of Cancer with Special Reference to the Value of Vitamin C

By: Cameron, Ewan and Pauling, Linus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA, The Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine: 1979

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 554


1979 SIGNED FIRST EDITION LINUS PAULING'S ARGUMENT FOR HIGH-DOSE VITAMIN C IN CANCER TREATMENT. 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover, publisher's tan cloth covers, blue cloth spine with gilt title, inscribed front free endpaper To Peter Ladd Gilsey--Linus Pauling. 238 pp, corners bumped, very good in very good dust jacket. LINUS PAULING (1901-1994) was one of the founders of the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology. Pauling also worked on the structures of biological... View more info

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The Radium Treatment of Carcinoma of the Breast in The British Journal of Surgery, January, 1932

By: Keynes, Geoffrey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bristol, John Wright & Sons Ltd.: 1932

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 575


1932 FIRST EDITION OF LANDMARK PUBLICATION OF SUCCESSFUL RADIATION THERAPY FOR BREAST CANCER 50 YEARS BEFORE ITS GENERAL ACCEPTANCE. 10 inches tall entire journal issue in gray printed paper covers, pages 415-480, black & white and color figures 312-359, table Analysis of 171 cases of cancer of the breast treated by radium. Corners worn, top of spine frayed, institutional library stamp to cover, pages unmarked, very good. Garrison-Morton No. 5786. Keynes's successes with... View more info

Image for Cancer of the Larynx: 3 volumes by Dr. John Edmund Mackenty and his associates, together with Cancer of the Larynx (1926), together with Malignant Disease of the Larynx (1934), together with Commemorative Meeting in Honour of John Edmund Mackenty, M.D. (1932)

Cancer of the Larynx: 3 volumes by Dr. John Edmund Mackenty and his associates, together with Cancer of the Larynx (1926), together with Malignant Disease of the Larynx (1934), together with Commemorative Meeting in Honour of John Edmund Mackenty, M.D. (1932)

By: Mackenty, John Edmund

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1926-1934

Seller ID: 581


1926-1934 TWO REVIEW PAPERS ON LARYNGECTOMY BY NEW YORK SURGEON TOGETHER WITH COMMEMORATIVE VOLUME BY HIS ASSOCIATES--COPY OF FAMILY OF ONE OF HIS PATIENTS WITH PHOTO. Three hardcover volumes, black cloth binding, gilt title to covers. 1. Mackenty, John Edmund. Cancer of the Larynx, offprint Arch. Otolaryngol. 1926 (3) 205-232. Library numbers bottom spine, bookplate and handstamp of institutional library to front paste-down and front endpaper respectively, 63 pp, 25 bla... View more info

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Some Radium Cases at the Middlesex Hospital. A Photographic Record

By: Macleod, A. Cameron

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1931

Edition: First edition (stated)

Seller ID: 560


1931 SCARCE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF THE BEGINNINGS OF RADIATION THERAPY. 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, printed paper-covered boards, printed title to spine, institutional library bookplate to front paste-down, 154 pp, over 100 black & white photographs of patients' lesions with descriptive text. Very good. FROM THE PREFACE: "Radium now holds an important position in the treatment of many different conditions. Owing to the advent of improved technical methods of radiation, ... View more info

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Lectures on the Diagnosis of Abdominal Tumors, delivered to the Post-Graduate Class, Johns Hopkins University, 1893

By: Osler, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1898

Edition: Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal, 1894

Seller ID: 339


1894 OSLER ILLUSTRATED MONOGRAPH ON ABDOMINAL TUMORS. 8 3/4 inches tall hardcover, original green pebbled cloth bindins, gilt title to spine, black & white illustrations in text. top of front hinge starting, hand stamp to front paste-down, otherwise unmarked, very good. SIR WILLIAM OSLER, 1st Baronet, FRS FRCP (1849 – 1919) was a Canadian physician and one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler created the first residency program for specialty... View more info

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Practical Radium. The Practical Uses of Radium in the Treatment of Obstinate Forms of Disease

By: Robarts, Heber

Price: $100.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, 1909

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 328


1909 RARE FIRST EDITION OF MONOGRAPH BY PIONEER OF RADIUM THERAPY FOR CANCER, WHO SUCCUMBED TO LONG-TERM EXPOSURE TO RADIATION. 7 1/4 inches tall, original green cloth binding, bright gilt title to cover, portrait frontis of author with tissue guard, photographic illustrations throughout. Half title page clipped at top with no loss of text, residue from library pocket on back paste-down, no other library marks. Overall very good. HEBER ROBARTS (1852-1922), a founding mem... View more info