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The Surgery of the Common Congenital Cardiac Malformations

By: Barnard, Christiaan N.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Staples Press: 1968

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 551


1968 GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY BY PIONEER CHRISTIAAN BARNARD, WHO PERFORMED FIRST HUMAN HEART TRANSPLANT. 9 inches tall hardcover, publisher's gray cloth binding, gilt title to spine, 179 pp, black & white illustrations, very good in good dust jacket with faded spine, top spine edge worn, soiling to back cover. CHRISTIAAN N. BARNARD (1922-2001) was a South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first human-to-human heart transplant on 3 December 1967 at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. In 1955, he traveled to the United States and was introduced to the heart... 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 the watermark of Medicina Rara. 300 copies bound in full leather numbered in roman numerals (deluxe binding) of which this is ... View more info

Image for De Aneurysmatibus, Opus Posthumum. Aneurysms: the Latin Text of Rome, 1745, Revised, with Translation and Notes

De Aneurysmatibus, Opus Posthumum. Aneurysms: the Latin Text of Rome, 1745, Revised, with Translation and Notes

By: Lancisi GM;Wright WC;

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1952

Edition: First printing of the first English translation

Seller ID: 107


FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF LANDMARK 18TH CENTURY TREATISE ON ANEURISMS. 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, xxxv, 362 pages, blue cloth binding with silver title on cover and spine, small dark spot on back cover, signature of O. Herman Dreskin, M.D. on front endpaper, inscription verso of half-title page 'To Herman straight from the Horse's mouth--Al Pearlman, apr 62', otherwise unmarked and very good (no dust jacket). GARRISON-MORTON No. 2973. Lancisi noted the frequency of cardiac aneurysm and showed the importance of syphilis, asthma, palpitation, violent emotions, and excess as causes of aneury... View more info

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High Blood Pressure and Longevity and Other Essays Selected from the Published Writings of David Riesman

By: Riesman D

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto, John C. Winston Co.: 1937

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 58


EARLY 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN MEDICAL ESSAYS BY NOTED PROFESSOR AT UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, xii, 726 pages, original gray cloth binding, gilt title to spine, portrait frontis of author. Edges rubbed, spine ends frayed, handstamp to front paste-down, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, overall good. Selected writings of Dr. Riesman collected on the occasion of his 70th birthday. CONTENTS INCLUDE: Cardiovascular system; Diseases of the lungs; Gastrointestinal diseases; Diseases of the nervous system; Endocrine diseases; Infectious diseases; Unclassified co... View more info