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Image for On the Influence of Atmosphere and Locality; Change of Air and Climate; Seasons; Food; Clothing; Bathing; Exercise; Sleep; Corporeal, and Intellectual Pursuits, &c, &c. on Human Health; constituting Elements of Hygiene

On the Influence of Atmosphere and Locality; Change of Air and Climate; Seasons; Food; Clothing; Bathing; Exercise; Sleep; Corporeal, and Intellectual Pursuits, &c, &c. on Human Health; constituting Elements of Hygiene

By: Dunglison, Robley

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carey, Lea & Blanchard: 1835

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 282


FIRST EDITION EARLY AMERICAN MANUAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BY ROBLEY DUNGLISON, PHYSICIAN TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, SIGNED IN 1835 BY VIRGINIA PHYSICIAN. 8 3/4 inches tall hardcover, full leather binding, expertly rebacked with black leather label, gilt title, ink signature of Wm. A. Baynham, 1835, to front free endpaper, pencil signatures of A. N. Baynham M.D., A.H. Garnett (?) to rear free endpaper, scattered marginal contemporary ink notes throughout. Overall very good. Before I left Virginia I had contemplated to write a work on hygiene, and when the subject, at my suggestion, was added to the dutie... View more info

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The Biology of Death, Being a Series of Lectures Delivered at the Lowell Institute in Boston in December 1920

By: Pearl R;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1922

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 120


1922 FIRST EDITION BIOLOGY OF DEATH BY RAYMOND PEARL, JOHNS HOPKINS PIONEER IN THE STUDY OF AGING. 8 inches tall, 275 pages, original red cloth binding, many figures, graphs, tables, and photographic plates. Light wear to corners and ends of spine, bookplate of previous owner on front paste-down, signature on front free endpaper, very good. In custom archival mylar cover. EDITOR'S ANNOUNCEMENT. 'Biology, which not long ago was purely descriptive and speculative, lias begun to adopt the methods of the exact sciences, recognizing that for permanent progress not only experiments are required but ... View more info

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Life. A Study of the Means of Restoring Vital Energy and Prolonging Life

By: Voronoff, Serge

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1920

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 574


1920 THE SCIENCE BEHIND VORONOFF'S FAMOUS MONKEY GLAND TRANSPLANT PROCEDURE FOR PROLONGING LIFE. 8 1/4 inches tall hardcover, publisher's blue cloth binding, printed title to cover and spine, armorial bookplate of previous owner to front paste-down, xx, 160 pp, 39 figures (including full page black & white plates). Light edgewear to covers, 2 small spots to back cover, binding tight, pages unmarked, very good. FROM TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE: In this translation of my husband's Vivre, I àave endeavored to present in English faithfully and accurately, the profound creative thought of his scientifi... View more info