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On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-renal Capsules

By: ADDISON, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AB, Classics of Medicine - Gryphon: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 049837

Condition: As New


Special, facsimile edition published by the Classics of Medicine Library. Reprint of the 1855 ed. published by Samuel Highley, London. viii, 43 pages, 11 leaves of color plates : illustrations ; 34 cm. Bound in top grain, green cowhide, with endleaves in a marbled design. Gilded edges. Covers are brass die stamped in 22-karat gold. Fixed, silk page marked. An immaculate copy - 'as new'. No 'Notes from the Editors'. Oversized, weight 1.221kg prior to packing. View more info

Meat Hygiene

By: ALBERTSEN, V. E. et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, World Health Organization: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10957

Condition: Near Fine


A volume published by the World Health Organization in its Monograoh Series. Numerous contributors cover the subject in great detail. 527pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy, unmarked, with a like dustjacket, unclipped. View more info

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The Scalpel, the Sword : The Story of Doctor Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Dundurn Press Ltd: 2009

Edition: Rerint of 1952

Seller ID: 25145

ISBN: 1770703993

Condition: About 'As New'


'The Scalpel, the Sword' celebrates the turbulent career of Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939), a brilliant surgeon, campaigner for socialized medicine, and communist. First published in 1952. Here reporinted in the 'Voyageur Classics' series. 368pp, a few photo illustrations. Bright, clean, freshg and unmarked copy - about 'as new'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 480g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer ... View more info

The Scalpel, the Sword; The Story of Dr. Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 1374

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Dr. Norman Bethune, Canadian physician, medical innovator, and noted communist. Bethune came to international prominence first for his service as a frontline surgeon supporting the democratically elected Republican government during the Spanish Civil War. But it was his service with the Communist Eighth Route Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War that would earn him enduring acclaim. xiv, 336pp, photo frontis. Book is bright and clean, and except for a p... View more info

Group of Nurses; Benacre Park, Suffolk, U. K.; Real Photo Postcard

By: ALLEN, Van. H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lyme Regis, UK, Van. H. Allen:

Seller ID: 052669

Condition: About Fine


Real photo postcard; view of two rows of a total of 9 nurses. On the front of thecard is noted - Yank Powell, Centre Lodge, Benacre Park, 994. Located in Suffolk, U. K. Divided back, c 1920. Unused. New...LOWER...prices on postcards! Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Real Photo Postcard of the Ninette Sanatorium in Manitoba, 1927

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Manitoba, Publisher not Identified: 1927

Seller ID: 054499

Condition: VG+


Mid-distance view of the Sanatorium at Ninette, Manitoba, due West of Winnipeg.. Real Photo Postcard. Postally used, 1927. Note on back refers to the Sanatorium. The facility opened in 1909 and clsed in 1972. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Sad Mad and Bad; Women and the Mind : A History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800

By: APPIGNANESI, Lisa

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, McArthur & Company: 2007

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 31611

ISBN: 1552786765

Condition: As New


"In this fascinating history of mind doctors and their patients, of diagnoses and symptoms, acclaimed writer Lisa Appignanesi probes the ways in which madness, badness, and sadness have been understood over the last two centuries and into our own by philosophers, psychological thinkers, writers, and patients themselves". x, 532pp. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Heavy book w... View more info

The Pill: A Biography of the Drug That Changed the World

By: ASBELL, Bernard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 34709

ISBN: 0679411003

Condition: Fine


'First full-scale narrative account of 'the pill' that changed countless people's lives'. 411pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound, tight binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 778g. View more info

The Pill: A Biography of the Drug That Changed the World

By: ASBELL, Bernard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Random House: 1995

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 33449

ISBN: 0679411003

Condition: As New


At least five scientists have been proclaimed "the father of the Pill." We learn here that the credit for its conception belongs to two women who "stand by themselves as the indisputable mothers of the Pill." One of them, Margaret Sanger, was already famous - to many, notorious. The other, Katharine McCormick, didn't even rate an obituary in the nation's leading newspapers. Here is a spellbinding tale of visions and blindness, testing and trials, setbacks... View more info

Recent Advancs in Medicine: Clinical Laboratory Therapeutic

By: BEAUMONT, G. E. and DODDS, E. C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1924

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 13740

Condition: Very Good


Book details advances in Medicine made from c1914-1924. Blood Analysis, Renal Function, Diabetes, Pancreas, Hepatic Function, Stomach, Basal Metabolism, Heart, Endocrine System, Diptheria etc. 292pp, illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. Minor wear only to red cloth boards. View more info

Celebrating the First One Hundred: 1897-1997

By: BECTON DICKINSON and Co.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NJ, Becton Dickinson and Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24141

Condition: Fine


100 years in the life of a Fortune 500 company specialising in medical devices and diagnostic systems. 152pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy in mint condition. Dustjacket shows slight wear to top edge. Heavy book weighing 1.32kg. View more info

An introduction to the study of experimental Medicine

By: BERNARD, Claude; GREENE, Henry Copley; HENDERSON, Lawrence J.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Birmingham, AB, Classics of Medicine Library: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 049188

Condition: As New


Reprint of the 1927 ed. published by Macmillan, New York. By Claude Bernard, translated by Henry Copley Greene, A.M., with an introduction by Lawrence J. Henderson. OCLC Number: 6548374. xix, 226 pages ; 25 cm. Fixed, yellow-silk page marker. A volume in the 'Classics of Medicine Library'. A handsome volume bound in top grain cowhide, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt, raised bands to the spine, elaborate gilt patterns to the boards, printed on specail paper, etc. A 'min... View more info

Forceps, fin and Feather:The memoirs of Dr. W. A. Bigelow

By: BIGELOW, Wilfred Abram

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Altona, Manitoba, Canada, D. W. Friesen & Sons: 1969

Edition: Second Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 040578

Condition: Near Fine


Personal memoir of a pioneer doctor and surgeon from Manitoba. OCLC Number: 558037403. xviii, 116pp, photo plates, ports. 23 cm. Gift inscription to the top of the title page otherwise a bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket shows surface rubbing and has a small, lost chip to the top edge of the front panel. Weight, 262g. View more info

Personal Needs for Men and Women; Price List No 66A, 1971

By: BLACK'S MAIL ORDER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Winniped, MB, Black's: 1971

Edition: No 66 A

Seller ID: 054187

Condition: About Fine


Unfolds to 14" by 6", printed on both sides. Exttensive list of Male Prophylactics, with one sample included, plus, Female birth control items. Illustrated, prices. Includes original mailing envelope, postmarked 1971, and a Business Reply envelope with order Forms. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

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The Vance Stance

By: BONNER, Vance

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated: 1993

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 20464

ISBN: 156305311X

Condition: Near Fine


The Bonner System of structural reprograming for the body. With 34 exercises for strength, flexibility and balanced alignment.176pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with no creases to spine. Almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 620g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size ... View more info

Shaw and the Doctors

By: BOXILL, Roger

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35098

Condition: Near Fine


A stuy of George Bernard Shaw's views on doctors and medicine. 199pp. Vright, clean, unmarked copy in an unclipped dustjacket. Dustjacket shows a little edge wear and a very tiny patch of surface loss to top, front corner [price removal?]. Weight, 430g. View more info

The Boys' Brigade Ambulance Handbook and Manual of First Aid

By: BOYS' BRIGADE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Boys' Brigade: 1939

Edition: Third Impression, 1940

Seller ID: 24523

Condition: Very Good


Boys' Brigade Ambulance Handbook, 1939 Edition, Third Impression, 1940. 199pp, illustrated. Stamped inside front cover 'Sixth Vancouver Co., The Boys' Brigade'. Text clean & bright. Sound binding. No appreciable wear to green cloth, but a vertical crease at centre of front board. Weight, 120g. View more info

Dr. Richard Bright [1789-1858]

By: BRIGHT, Pamela

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13654

ISBN: 0-370-30474-8

Condition: Fine


Biography of British Doctor, physician to Queen Victoria and researcher into kidney disease, Richard Bright. 312pp, illustrated. Book is bright and fresh with a tight binding. Dustjacket nearly similar. Scan available. Weight, 524g. View more info

Freud's Contribution to Psychiatry

By: BRILL, A. A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25929

Condition: About Very Good


An evaluation of the development pf psychoanalysis by the author, an intimate of Sigmund Freud and his first English translator. 244pp. Clean interior. Previous owner's ink signature to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. No significant wear to cloth. Dustjacket, though complete, is extremely taty - creasing, edge wear, internal taping, etc. Weight, 390g. View more info

British Columbia Medical Plan Contract; 1965

By: BRITISH COLUMBIA. Government of

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, Government of B. C.: 1965

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 2057

Condition: VG+


Initial Contract for the B. C. medical Plan - 'A non-profit medical service plan available to every resident of British Columbia, initiated by the Government of British Columbia and approved by the Doctors of British Columbia'. A comprehensive Medical Service Plan for Individuals. [$150.00 per annum for a whole family]. Folding leaflet expands to 3 panels, printed on both sides, measuring 25" by 10.75". Clean and unmarked with original folds. Weight, 16g. View more info