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Image for Seaside Studies in Natural History. Marine Animals of Massachusetts Bay: Radiates

Seaside Studies in Natural History. Marine Animals of Massachusetts Bay: Radiates

By: Agassiz EC;Agassiz A;

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1865

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 200


1865 FIRST EDITION ALEXANDER AGASSIZ SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY OF AMERICAN MARINE BIOLOGY BOOK WITH DARWIN CONNECTION. 8 3/4 inch hardcover,vi, 155 pages, original dark green cloth binding, blindstamped covers, gilt title to spine, inscribed front endpaper to 'Prof Jeffries Wyman, with the regards of Alex Agassiz'. 185 fine wood engravings throughout the text. Spine ends frayed, spine dulled, 1/4 inch chip to bottom corner of free endpaper, otherwise unmarked and overall v... View more info

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The Laws of Health

By: Alcott WA;

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, John P. Jewett and Co.: 1857

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 124


1857 PRE-CIVIL WAR BOOK ON HYGIENE FOR FAMILIES AND SCHOOLS: HOW TO STAY HEALTHY. 8 inches tall hardcover, x, 424 pages, original brown cloth binding, blindstamped design on covers, gilt title on spine, pencil signature and inscription of 'E. C. Gaines, Bethel, Mi, Sept 1858 / Phyllis bought this'. Minimal chipping top of spine, scattered light foxing, small stain to edge of later pages, otherwise unmarked and very good. CONTENTS: Growth and Renovation; Muscular Motion; ... View more info

Image for Rare Diseases and Lesions: Their Contributions to Clinical Medicine, with a Foreword by Victor A. McKusick

Rare Diseases and Lesions: Their Contributions to Clinical Medicine, with a Foreword by Victor A. McKusick

By: Bean WB;McKusick VA;

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Springfield IL, Charles C. Thomas: 1967

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 186


1967 UNIQUE COMPILATION OF RARE DISEASES WITH HISTORICAL CONTEXT BY MASTER CLINICIAN. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, xxviii, 290 pages, green cloth binding, spine gilt, previous owner signature front endpaper, otherwise unmarked, very good/very good. FOREWORD: 'I can think of at least four reasons that rare conditions are, or should be, of interest to physicians. One reason these rare disorders can teach us much about the normal or about more common disorders. In the secon... View more info

Image for Myographia Nova: or, a Graphical Description of all the Muscles in Humane Body, as they arise in Dissection, together with an Accurate and Concise Discourse of the Heart and its Use; as also of the Circulation of the Blood, and the Parts of which the Sanguinary Mass is Made and Framed. Written by the late Learned Dr. Lower

Myographia Nova: or, a Graphical Description of all the Muscles in Humane Body, as they arise in Dissection, together with an Accurate and Concise Discourse of the Heart and its Use; as also of the Circulation of the Blood, and the Parts of which the Sanguinary Mass is Made and Framed. Written by the late Learned Dr. Lower

By: Browne J

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Medicina Rara Ltd.: 1697

Edition: Facsimile 1970

Seller ID: 49


SUMPTUOUS DELUXE FOLIO FULL LEATHER BINDING OF FINE PRINTING FACSIMILE OF RARE 17TH CENTURY MUSCLE ANATOMY. 8 x 12 1/2 inches tall full leather binding, gilt border to cover, spine with raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, 109 pages, 37 plates, fine condition. In ivory paper covered slipcase lightly soiled with crayon mark on one side. Editions Medicina Rara Ltd., plates made from the original 1697 London edition. The paper is permanent, natural Curtis Rag, bearing t... View more info

Image for The Bridgewater Treatises: On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as Manifested in the Creation

The Bridgewater Treatises: On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as Manifested in the Creation

By: Chalmers, T., Kidd, J., Whewell, W., Bell, C., Roget, P.M., Buckland, W., Kirby, W. and Prout, W.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, William Pickering: 1837

Edition: 5-Feb

Seller ID: 336


FINE BINDING, ILLUSTRATED 1830s EARLY EDITION COMPLETE 12 VOLUMES OF BRIDGEWATER TREATISES WRITTEN BY BRITISH SCIENTISTS IN RESPONSE TO GROWING SECULAR VIEW OF LIFE. 8 3/4 inches tall set of 8 works bound in 12, bound in full calf gilt with double gilt rules, spines with raised bands and twin black leather gilt labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Numerous plates, illustrations. Armorial bookplate of Abel Smith, Woodhall Park, front paste-down of each volume. Spines and ... View more info

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The Giant Panda. A Morphological Study of Evolutionary Mechanisms

By: Davis, D. Dwight

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Natural History Museum: 1964

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 307


FIRST EDITION OF THE GIANT PANDA'S BIBLE-PROBABLY THE GREATEST WORK OF MODERN EVOLUTIONARY COMPARATIVE ANATOMY. 12 inches tall folio monograph, original printed heavy paper covers, 159 superb illustrations, some colored. Cover edges lightly age-toned, top edge soiled, rippling to lower corner of last pages, overall very good. In custom archival mylar cover. Extraordinary anatomical illustrations, detailing the structure and function of the radial sesmoid bone to strip ba... View more info

Image for Physiologie de l'Espece. Histoire de la Generation de l'Homme, precedee de l'Etude Comparative de Cette Fonction dans les Division Principales du Regne Animal

Physiologie de l'Espece. Histoire de la Generation de l'Homme, precedee de l'Etude Comparative de Cette Fonction dans les Division Principales du Regne Animal

By: Grimaud de Caux, G. Martin Saint-Ange, G.J.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Paris, Victor Masson: 1847

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 197


1847 LARGE FRENCH ATLAS OF COMPARATIVE REPRODUCTION WITH SCARCE HAND COLORED PLATES. 8 x 11 inch hardcover, 438 pages, xv plate descriptions, new hand-marbled paper-covered boards, original red leather spine with raised bands, gilt title and decoration, all edges gilt, 12 pairs of facing plates in duplicate, separated by tissue guards, drawn by Martin Saint-Ange: one set by Acarie Baron, lithographed by Bernard and Frey, the second set stipple engraved by Annedouche, pri... View more info

Image for Vom Urtier zum Menschen [From the Primordial Animal to man. An illustrated atlas for pedigree and history of the people].

Vom Urtier zum Menschen [From the Primordial Animal to man. An illustrated atlas for pedigree and history of the people].

By: Guenther, K.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt: 1909

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 347


1909 GERMAN FOLIO VOLUMES DEDICATED TO CHARLES DARWIN ON HIS 100TH ANNIVERSARY: COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND EMBRYOLOGY IN 90 DRAMATIC LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES (17 WITH COLOR). Two volumes, folio, 13 3/4 inches tall color printed yellow cloth covered boards, soiled with edges waterstained; text and plates largely unaffected, but some pages loose. 73 black and white and 17 color lithographed plates of comparative embryology, anatomy, and anthropology (some with tissue guards wit... View more info

Image for Memorandum Book of a Tenth-Century Oculist for the Use of Modern Ophthalmologists. A translation of the Tadhkirat of Ali ibn Isa of Baghdad, the most complete, preactical and original of all the early textbooks on the Eye and its Diseases

Memorandum Book of a Tenth-Century Oculist for the Use of Modern Ophthalmologists. A translation of the Tadhkirat of Ali ibn Isa of Baghdad, the most complete, preactical and original of all the early textbooks on the Eye and its Diseases

By: ibn Isa A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Northwestern University: 1936

Edition: First English translation by Casey A. Wood

Seller ID: 74


FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF ARABIC OPHTHALMOLOGY TEXT FROM THE TENTH CENTURY, WITH MANY ILLUSTRATIONS. 10 3/4 inches tall hardcover, xxxix, 232 pages, original black cloth spine with gilt title, gray paper covered boards with printed paper label to cover, fine printing on heavy paper with many text illustrations and plates of early depictions of eye anatomy and instruments used for medieval eye operations. Some spots to covers, corners worn, text very good. Protected by... View more info

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Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy of the Invertebrate Animals, Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons

By: Owen, Richard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Gree, and Longmans: 1855

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 546


SCARCE ILLUSTRATED MONOGRAPH ON INVERTEBRATES BY ONE OF DARWIN'S FIERCEST CRITICS. 9 inches tall hardcover, publisher's brown cloth binding, blindstamped, expertly rebacked with original spine conserved, bookplate and booksellers ticket to front paste-down, embossed stamp to title and dedication pages, Presented by the Publishers, viii, 689 pp, 235 wood engravings in text, errata, publisher's adverts. RICHARD OWEN (1804 - 1892) was an English biologist, comparative anato... View more info

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The Composite Man as Comprehended in Fourteen Anatomical Impersonations

By: Pratt EH;

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and Chicago, Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1921

Seller ID: 182


UNCONVENTIONAL ILLUSTRATED HUMAN ANATOMY TEXT BY HOMEOPATH ORIGINATOR OF 'ORIFICIAL SURGERY'. 8 inches tall hardcover, 233 pages, black cloth binding, gilt title to cover and spine, 14 black & white and color plates; no dust jacket, very good. PREFACE: 'The object of these impersonations has been threefold. First, to render the study of anatomy sufficiently simple and novel to be attractive, in hopes thatit may be popu-larized; second, to secure recognition, on the part ... View more info

Image for The Human Testis. Its gross anatomy, histology, physiology, pathology, with particular reference to its endocrinology, aberrations of function and correlation to other endocrines, as well as the treatment of diseases of the testes and  studies in testicular transplantation and the effects of the testicular secretions on the organism

The Human Testis. Its gross anatomy, histology, physiology, pathology, with particular reference to its endocrinology, aberrations of function and correlation to other endocrines, as well as the treatment of diseases of the testes and studies in testicular transplantation and the effects of the testicular secretions on the organism

By: Thorek, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J.B. Lippincott Co.: 1924

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 249


1924 COMPREHENSIVE ILLUSTRATED MONGRAPH ON ALL ASPECTS OF THE TESTIS AND ITS DISEASES. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, original red cloth binding, Bookplate of academic urologist to front paste-down, 308 illustrations, overall very good. From the Introduction: Only too often, sad, though true it is, the laboratory worker does not take the trouble to check his results with data gained by the clinician, and the latter usually is too much engrossed at the bedside of patients a... View more info

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Wilson's American Ornithology with Additions Including the Birds Described by Audubon, Bonaparte, Nuttall, and Richardson

By: Wilson A;Brewer TM;

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, Otis, Broaders, and Co.: 1840

Seller ID: 198


1840 SUPERB ILLUSTRATED SINGLE-VOLUME AMERICAN BIRD BOOK WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY AUDUBON AND OTHERS. 5 x 8 x 2 inch hardcover, viii, 746 pages, original blindstamped brown cloth binding, expertly rebacked, conserving original decorative gilt spine title and design, new endpapers, charming engraved half title page with decorative wreath of birds. 25 steel engraved plates with tissue guards, Tightly bound, contemporary owners' signatures to top of title page, very light scat... View more info

Image for The Sponges. Reports on an Exploration off the West Coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Glapagos Islands, in Charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer 'Albatross' During 1891, Lieut. Commander A.L. Tanner, U.S.N., Commanding

The Sponges. Reports on an Exploration off the West Coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Glapagos Islands, in Charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer 'Albatross' During 1891, Lieut. Commander A.L. Tanner, U.S.N., Commanding

By: Wilson HV;

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Museum of Comparative Zoology: 1904

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 196


1904 HISTORIC ATLAS ON SPONGES WITH SPECTACULAR HELIOTYPE PLATES. 10 x 12 inch hardcover atlas, 164 pages, green cloth binding with gilt title to spine, 25 heliotype plates with tissue guards, color fold-out map at rear. Corners bumped, otherwise binding is very good, stains to bottom of first 3 leaves, which also have several small holes through top of pages, library stamp of Bureau of Fisheries--canceled and given to E.L. Goldsborough (American marine biologist). HELIO... View more info