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Offprints of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Solomons Island, MD, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory: 1942-1947

Seller ID: 270


1942-1947 SCARCE ORIGINAL PAPERS ON THE MARINE BIOLOGY OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, MAINLY ON THE BLUE CRAB. Two 9 inches tall volumes, flexible covers, crude black cloth tape binding, titles hand inscribed to covers, collected offprints of publications by the State of Maryland Department of Research and Education on marine organisms in the Cheaspeake Bay, including the blue crab, fish, and plankton. Located where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay, the Chesapeake Bio... View more info

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Apollo-Soyuz Pamphlets 1-9 (complete) together with The Soyuz-Apollo Project, Moscow 1975

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, Moscow, U.S. Government Printing Office, Novosti Press Agency: 1975-1977

Edition: First editions

Seller ID: 290


1970s HISTORIC PAMPHLETS FROM APOLLO-SOYUZ PROJECT (NASA) AND SOYUZ-APOLLO PROJECT (USSR), WITH SIGNED PHOTO OF COSMONAUT. Complete set of 9 (nine) 10 1/2 inches-tall Apollo-Soyuz Pamphlets, color printed paper covers, 30-75 pages each, unmarked, very good. 8 1/2 inches tall Soyuz-Apollo Project pamphlet, color printed paper covers, 32 pages, unmarked, very good; laid in 4 1/2 x 7 inch color photo of 2 Soviet Cosmonauts, signed by Cosmonaut Kubasov, dated 6 July, 76. HEA... View more info

Image for United States Atomic Energy Commission: In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer. I. Transcript of Hearing before Peronnel Security Board, and II. Texts of Principal Documents and Letters of Personnel Security Board General Manager Commissioners, together with program for a lecture by Martin J. Sherwin titled Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, February 1, 2006, at CalTech. The program is signed by David Baltimore, 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine and President of Caltech from 1997 to 2006, and panelist who discussed the historical and ethical ramifications of the creation of the atomic bomb with the lecturer. Also included is a program for an October 15, 2003 lecture by Baltimore, Viruses, Viruses, Viruses.

United States Atomic Energy Commission: In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer. I. Transcript of Hearing before Peronnel Security Board, and II. Texts of Principal Documents and Letters of Personnel Security Board General Manager Commissioners, together with program for a lecture by Martin J. Sherwin titled Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, February 1, 2006, at CalTech. The program is signed by David Baltimore, 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine and President of Caltech from 1997 to 2006, and panelist who discussed the historical and ethical ramifications of the creation of the atomic bomb with the lecturer. Also included is a program for an October 15, 2003 lecture by Baltimore, Viruses, Viruses, Viruses.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1954

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 283


1954 ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPT AND TEXTS OF PRINCIPAL DOCUMENTS OF THE FAMOUS US GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL SECURITY BOARD HEARING OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER. Two 9 inches tall books in printed gray paper covers, the transcript 1 1/2 inches thick, the texts of documents stapled, fine--in pristine condition; together with program for a lecture by Tufts University historian Martin J. Sherwin, Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, Feburary 1, 2006... View more info

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The Scientific Study of Marihuana

By: Abel EL;

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson-Hall: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 205


1976 COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF MARIHUANA AT THE BEGINNING OF ITS POPULARITY IN AMERICA. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, xviii, 299 pages, green binding, spine gilt, handstamp of Ates Tanin, [Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Toronto] on front free endpaper and edges of text, otherwise unmarked, very good; dust jacket edges rubbed, price-clipped, very good. CONTENTS: Pharmacology of Cannabis Sativa; Common Experiences Reported by Users of Marihuana; Les Paradis Artif... View more info

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Seaside Studies in Natural History

By: Agassiz, Elizabeth C. and Agassiz, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1865

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 256


BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION ON MARINE INVERTEBRATES OF MASSACHUSETTS BY ELIZABETH AND ALEXANDER AGASSIZ. 9 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth binding, covers blindstamped, spine gilt title, brown endpapers, dedicated to Prof. L. Agassiz, over 180 fine wood engravings mostly by Alexander Agassiz, depicting marine invertebrates, including jellyfish, sea anemones and sea stars. Spine edges and corners rubbed, spine ends frayed, ink signature of previous o... View more info

Image for An Analytical View of the Animal Economy, calculated for the students of medicine as well as private gentlemen; interspersed with many allegories and moral reflections, drawn from the subject, to awaken the mind to an elevated sense of the Great Author of Nature

An Analytical View of the Animal Economy, calculated for the students of medicine as well as private gentlemen; interspersed with many allegories and moral reflections, drawn from the subject, to awaken the mind to an elevated sense of the Great Author of Nature

By: Ball, Isaac

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Printed for the Author by G. J. Hunt: 1808

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 232


SMALL TEXTBOOK FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS AND THE EDUCATED PUBLIC IN COLONIAL AMERICA, SIGNED COPY OF ONE OF THE ORIGINAL SUBSCRIBERS. 6 3/4 inches tall hardcover, leather w paper-covered boards, recent leather spine with gold bands, covers worn, paper label to cover, signed in large ink script on front endpaper: 'Jacob Covert's Book 1808', hand-colored frontis of heart, great vessels and pulmonary vessels with caption in letterpress, 'In wisdom we're Form'd, By Goodness Susta... View more info

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The Puerperal Diseases, Clinical Lectures Delivered at Bellevue Hospital

By: Barker F

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1874

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 22


SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF LANDMARK 19th CENTURY AMERICAN OBSTETRIC TEXT, TRANSLATED INTO GERMAN, FRENCH, AND ITALIAN. 9 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth boards, xiii, 526 pages. Covers and edges soiled and rubbed, spine ends frayed, ink signature of original owner, 'Mohr A. Reany, 1874' across title page, text otherwise unmarked. FROM THE PREFACE: 'For nearly twenty years, it lias been my duty, as well as my privilege, to give clinical lectures at Bellevue Hospi... View more info

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A Comparative Study of Contemporary White and Negro Standards in Health, Education and Welfare, Charlottesville, Virginia

By: Barksdale, James W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, University of Virginia: 1949

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 292


1949 UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MASTER'S DEGREE THESIS ANALYSIS OF RACIAL DISPARITIES IN VIRGINIA HEALTH CARE MID-TWENTIETH CENTURY. 9 inches tall paper bound thesis for Master of Arts at the University of Virginia, printed cover, many tables. Fine. Excerpts from the book: In Charlottesville there is only one state tax supported general hospital for both whites and Negroes, the University of Virginia Hospital. The Martha Jefferson, a private hospital, admits only white patie... View more info

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A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine for the Use of Students and Practitioners

By: Bartholow R

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1880

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 57


SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN MEDICAL TEXT. 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover, xvi, 853 pages, original brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, bookplate of Dr. John A. Murphy to front free endpaper, his signature to title page. Illustrated with 46 wood engravings. Publisher's advertisements at rear. Spine ends frayed, corners bumped, library handstamp to fore-edge and title page, library due date slip and pocket at rear. Good condition. ROBERT [aka ROBERTS] B... View more info

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The History, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Fevers of the United States

By: Bartlett E

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea and Blanchard: 1847

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 37


SCARCE MID-19TH CENTURY MONOGRAPH ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN THE UNITED STATES (TYPHUS, TYPHOID, MALARIA, YELLOW FEVER) BY NEW ENGLAND PHYSICIAN. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, full leather boards with black leather gilt title to spine, xxi, 547 pages. Edges worn and rubbed, previous owner's bookplate to front paste-down (Dr. F. N. Wise, Covington KY), and his signature (FN Wise MD, 1847) top of title page, publisher's advertisements at rear, overall very good. PREFACE TO T... View more info

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Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion

By: Beaumont, William

Price: $1,400.00

Publisher: Plattsburgh, F. P. Allen: 1833

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 172


1833 BEAUMONT'S OBSERVATIONS ON THE GASTRIC JUICE--FIRST EDITION OF RARE EARLY AMERICAN MEDICAL CLASSIC. 9 inches tall hardcover, original brown paper covered boards, more recent brown linen spine with gilt title, new endpapers, pencilled notes on front and back endpapers. 280 pp, 3 wood engravings in text, scattered light foxing, text unmarked, very good. In custom archival mylar cover. WILLIAM BEAUMONT (1785-1853) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army, and was the first to st... View more info

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The French Practice of Medicine: being a translation of L. J. Begin's Treatise on Therapeutics: with occasional notes and observations illustrative of the treatment of diseases in the climate of North America

By: Begin LJ;Tessier X

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, E. Bliss: 1829

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 64


RARE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF FRENCH EARLY 19TH CENTURY TREATISE ON THERAPEUTICS ADAPTED FOR NORTH AMERICAN PHYSICIANS. Two volumes in one, 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, viii, 243; 236 pages, new black cloth boards with paper spine label, very good. Edges of pages darkened and wrinkled, with scattered marginal pencil notations. Signature of Joseph A. Eve, Dec 19th, 18** top of title page, volume 1; signature of Robert C. Eve, 1880 top of Preface. Begin classifies medication... View more info

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Upon the Formation of a Deaf Variety of the Human Race

By: Bell, Alexander Graham

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., National Academy of Sciences: 1884

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 285


1884 FINE COPY OF ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL'S MONOGRAPH ON INHERITED DEAFNESS AND ITS EUGENIC MANAGEMENT. 11 3/4 inches tall hardcover, recent burgundy cloth binding, gilt title to cover and spine, marbled edges, large fold-out graph. Fine. ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL (1847 – 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone and founding the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) in 1885. ... View more info

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Looking Backward 2000-1887

By: Bellamy E;

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Co.: 1888

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 183


1888 VERY SCARCE FIRST PRINTING OF LANDMARK UTOPIAN AMERICAN NOVEL. 7 1/2 inches tall hardcover, vi, 470 pages, in original slate green binding with gilt publisher's emblem to cover. Copyright page with 'Press of J. J. Arakelyan', and misprint ('wore' rather than 'were', line 8, page 210). Wear to rear cover, corners and spine ends worn, hinges starting, overall very good. EDWARD BELLAMY (March 26, 1850 - May 22, 1898) was an American author and socialist, most famous fo... View more info

Image for Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois, together with review extracted from The Quarterly Review, April, 1818, pp 53-78

Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois, together with review extracted from The Quarterly Review, April, 1818, pp 53-78

By: Birkbeck, Morris

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Severn & Co. for James Ridgeway: 1818

Edition: 3rd English edition (first published in Philadelphia in 1817)

Seller ID: 279


LANDMARK DESCRIPTION OF JOURNEY FROM VIRGINIA TO ILLINOIS WITH FOLDING MAP BY ENGLISH QUAKER--SIGNED AND DATED BY AUTHOR. 9 inches tall hardcover, original blue paper covered boards, recent cloth spine, dated and signed by author in ink upper corner of front paste-down, and inscribed Wm Bayly May 7th 1818 top of title page. Octavo, iv, [5]-163, [1], [4, ads]. Large folding frontis map colored in outline. Original boards, rebacked in cloth. Corners worn. Internally a fine... View more info

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Insanity and Its Treatment: Lectures on the Treatment, Medical and Legal, of Insane Patients with a summary of the Laws in Force in the United States on the Confinement of the Insane

By: Blandford GF;Ray I

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philaadelphia, Henry C. Lea: 1871

Seller ID: 46


SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF 19TH CENTURY PSYCHIATRY TEXT THAT WAS IN PRINT FROM 1871 TO 1892. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, original brown cloth boards, bookplate of Library of University of Cincinnati College of Medicine to front paste-down, gift of Drs. Road, ink signature of G. Road, M.D., front free endpaper, viii, 471 pages, publisher's advertisements end of text, cover edges and spine faded, otherwise very good. GEORGE FIELDING BLANDFORD (1829-1911) became closely asso... View more info

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Medicine in Virginia in the Nineteenth Century

By: Blanton, Wyndham B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Garrett & Massie, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 288


1933 FIRST EDITION DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF VIRGINIA IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, IN THE ELEGANT ORIGINAL BINDING. 10 1/2 inches tall hardcover, original highly decorated coth binding, black and white plates, light age-toning of pages, otherwise unmarked and very good. WYNDHAM BOLLING BLANTON, M.D. (1890-1960), physician and historian, was born in Richmond, the son of Charles Armistead Blanton and Elizabeth Brown Wallace Blanton. During his youth, Blanton was exposed to both ... View more info

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The Evolution of Man

By: Bolsche, Wilhelm

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Charles H. Kerr & Co.: 1905

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 478


1905 SCARCE TREATISE ON EVOLUTION BY GERMAN SOCIALIST, PUBLISHED BY RADICAL AMERICAN PUBLISHER. 6 3/4 inches tall hardcover, publisher's sky blue cloth binding, blindstamped cover series title Library of Science for the Workers and embossed title and author to cover and spine, floral design endpapers, age-toning to edges, binding tight, pages unmarked, very good, in custom archival mylar cover. WILHELM BOLSCHE (1861 - 1939) was a German author, editor and publicist. Bols... View more info

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The Sylva Americana; or A Description of the Forest Trees Indigenous to the United States, Practically and Botanically Considered

By: Browne, D.J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, William Hyde & Co.: 1832

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 255


LEATHER BOUND FIRST EDITION EARLY MONOGRAPH ON AMERICAN TREES WITH OVER 100 ILLUSTRATIONS. 9 inches tall hardcover, full calf leather binding, [i]-vii, [viii- List]. [9]- 408 pp., frontis forest scene with deer, 111 wood engravings of leaves throughout text. Dedicated to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Part I, Vegetable physiology; Part II, Dendrology; Part III, Arboriculture; Appendix list of woods and heat generated by combustion; Glossary, Index Latin, Englis... View more info

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Supplemental Studies for the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders: Racial Attitudes in Fifteen American Cities

By: Campbell, Angus and Schuman, Howard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office: 1968

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 289


LANDMARK STUDY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS RIOTS OF 1968--PERSONAL COPY OF NOTED SOCIOLOGIST PETER H. ROSSI. SUPPLEMENTAL STUDIES for the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders: Racial Attitudes in Fifteen American Cities, in original black cloth binding with gilt title on cover and spine, viii, 248 pages, COPY OF PETER H. ROSSI., his gilt name on cover, fine. FOREWORD TO SUPPLEMENTAL STUDIES: On March 1, 1968, the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders issued... View more info