1918 MORTALITY STATISTICS FOR US AND FRANCE: 2 VOLUMES CHRONICLE THE INFLUENZA PANDEMIC ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC. 1) Mortality Statistics 1918. 12 inches tall hardcover, publisher's navy blue cloth binding, gilt title to spine, handstamp of "surplus Library of Congress duplicate" to front endpaper, no other library marks, pages age-toned, unmarked, overall very good. From the Introduction: "In the 1917 report it was pointed out that, even if no correction in the population were made for the withdrawal of enlisted men, this withdrawal from the civil population of so many young men to enter... View More...
London, University Press of Liverpool, Hodder and Stoughton Ltd. : 1927
Seller ID: 1001
1927 GUIDE TO AFRICAN MOSQUITO VECTORS OF MALARIA BY EXPERT BRITISH ENTOMOLOGIST WITH HER ILLUSTRATIONS--SIGNED BY AUTHOR WITH LETTER TO A COLLEAGUE. 10 1/2 inches tall volume, olive green printed paper covers, inscribed To D. G. S. Carter with the author's Compliments on cover, 79 pp, 10 text-figures and 12 plates, corners bumped, light wear to covers, very good minus. Laid in, ALS from author to Dr. G. S. Carter, dated 5th March 1931, regarding lakes and swamps in Kenya compared to those in Paraguay. ALWEN MYFANWY EVANS (1895 - 1937) was the first female lecturer in Entomology at the Liverpo... View More...
New York, Samuel S. & William Wood : 1855
Seller ID: 14
RARE FIRST EDITION OF 2000 REMEDIES FOR INJURIES AND ILLNESSES IN MID-19TH CENTURY. 7 3/4 inches tall hardcover, brown cloth boards with blindstamped pattern to covers, spine title gilt with library numbers, bookseller's embossed stamp to title page, 390 pages. Light scattered foxing, front endpaper inscribed in ink 'Prof John S. Murphy with respects of the publisher.' Page of publisher's ads inserted before title page, and after last page. Corners and top of spine rubbed, otherwise very good. Contains treatments for accidents, poisons, antacids, antihelminthics, antiscorbutics, antiseptics, a... View More...
Washington, Government Printing Office : 1899
Seller ID: 42
RARE US GOVERNMENT REPORT ON YELLOW FEVER ON THE EVE OF THE DISCOVERY OF ITS TRANSMISSION BY MOSQUITOES (1900). 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, recent black cloth binding, gilt title to spine, iii, 285-454, 98 pages. Abstracted from 1898 Annual Report of the Marine Hospital Service. Very good. CARLOS FINLAY (1833-1915) , a Cuban doctor and scientist, first proposed in 1881 that yellow fever might be transmitted by mosquitoes rather than direct human contact. Since the losses from yellow fever in the Spanish-American War in the 1890s were extremely high, Army doctors began research experiments wit... View More...
Washington, U. S. Department of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey : 1911
Seller ID: 998
1911 REPORT ON THE COLLECTION OF MAMMALS FOR ISOLATION OF TICKS RESPONSIBLE FOR TRANSMISSION OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER--BY AN ORNITHOLOGIST AND FOUNDER OF FROZEN FOOD EMPIRE. 9 inches tall pamphlet, printed paper covers stapled, 24 pages, 12 figures; Library of Congress and withdrawn handstamps to cover, no other marks, archival tape repair to bottom fold of paper cover, very good. FROM THE INTRODUCTION: As has long been known, the so-called spotted fever of many parts of the Rocky Mountain region is peculiarly virulent in Bitterroot Valley, Mont., and the present investigations were und... View More...
Baltimore, The Williams & Wilkins Co. : 1937
Seller ID: 6
SCARCE FIRST EDITION COLLECTION OF LECTURES ON INFECTIOUS DISEASE BY PRESIDENT OF LEAGUE OF NATIONS HEALTH COMMITTEE. 8 inches tall hardcover, maroon cloth boards, ix, 216 pages. Spine gilt title faded, numerous figures, maps, and tables, very good. Fifth Abraham Flexner Lectureship, 1937. This Lectureship was created in recognition of the great service which Doctor Abraham Flexner, as Sec- retary of the General Education Board, rendered to medical education through the reorganization and development of the new School of Medicine of Vanderbilt University. CONTENTS: Control of Venereal Disease ... View More...
Washington, DC, American Association for the Advancement of Science : 1946
Seller ID: 780
1946 PROCEEDINGS OF A SYMPOSIUM TO EVALUATE WATER FLUORIDATION TO REDUCED DENTAL CARIES IN THE UNITED STATES--SCARCE. 10 1/2 inches tall hardcover, black cloth binding, gilt title to spine, viii, 111 pp, tables, illustrations, wear to corners, spine ends frayed, corporate library handstamp to front paste-down, title page, back flyleaf, library stickers and pocket to back paste-down, binding tight, text pages age-toned but unmarked, good+. FOREWORD: Tooth decay is one of the most prevalent diseases of civilized man and of great importance from the standpoint of both the individual and public he... View More...
Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office : 1895
Seller ID: 54
TWO MASSIVE VOLUMES--ILLUSTRATED PROCEEDINGS OF HISTORIC PAN-AMERICAN MEDICAL CONGRESS AT DAWN OF THE RISE IN AMERICAN MEDICINE. Two 9 1/2 inches tall thick hardcover volumes, vol. 1, vi, 1-1145; vol. 2, 1146-2250 pages, original dark navy cloth covers, faded gilt titles to spines. Light surface wear, small spot to lower corner of both covers, corners bumped, text unmarked; 1 loose signature, otherwise very good. CONTENTS: Invitation issued by the President of the United States, Department of State, Washington, October, 1892: 'Sir, The American Medical Association, which is the great national ... View More...