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The Story of a Surgeon, with a Preamble by Rudyard Kipling

By: Bland Sutton J;

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1930

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 118


1930 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SIR JOHN BLAND SUTTON, NOTED BRITISH SURGEON AND FRIEND OF RUDYARD KIPLING. 9 inches blue cloth binding, xii, 204 pages, gilt title on spine, frontis photograph of author with Rudyard Kipling, 26 photographic plates. spine faded, bookplate of previous owner (Hortense and George Piness) on front paste-down, otherwise very good. SIR JOHN BLAND SUTTON (1855-1936) was a British surgeon specializing in pelvic operations on women. He was knighted in 1912,... View more info

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Doctor Spock. Biography of a Conservative Radical

By: Bloom, Lynn Z.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Indianapolis and New York, Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc.: 1972

Edition: First edition (second printing)

Seller ID: 418


BIOGRAPHY OF LEGENDARY PEDIATRICIAN BENJAMIN SPOCK INSCRIBED TO GEORGE ALBEE, PIONEER IN COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY. 9 inches tall hardcover, black cloth binding, gilt title to spine, inscribed on title page, To George Albee,/ Without whose midwifery in bringing Spock to Cleveland I would never have written this book!/ With appreciation/ Lynn Z. Bloom. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket with edges chipped (very good-). BENJAMIN MCLANE SPOCK (1903 – 1998) was an American ... View more info

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Notes of Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Medicine delivered in the Jefferson Medical College, at Philadelphia

By: Eberle J

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Grigg & Elliott: 1840

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 3


AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY GUIDE FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS AT JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE. 7 1/4 inches tall hardcover, black cloth recent binding with bright gilt title to spine, vii, 248 pages. Age toning and light scattered foxing to first and last pages, otherwise very good. Preface: 'This little work is published expressly for the use of the students attending the author's lectures on the Theory and Practice of Medicine.' Contents include: Angina pectoris, Arachnitis, or Hydroc... View more info

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American Medical Biography or Memoirs of Eminent Physicians who have Flourished in America, to which is prefixed a Succinct History of Medical Science in the United States from the First Settlement of the Country, first published in 1828

By: Thatcher J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Milford House Inc.: 1967

Edition: Reprint of 1828 edition

Seller ID: 27


COMPREHENSIVE 716-PAGE COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS OF THE 19TH CENTURY. Small Quarto, 9 14 inches tall hardcover, original blue cloth boards, gilt silhouette of Dr. Holyoke (1728-1829), spine title gilt. 436 + 280pp + index. Two volumes in one. No dust jacket, very good. JAMES THACHER was 16 when he became an apprentice for Abner Hersey, a doctor from Barnstable, Mass. From 1775 to 1783 he was a surgeon in the Revolution, in the Massachusetts 16th Re... View more info