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Lyman Brown's Seven Barks Almanac for 1888

By: BROWN, Lyman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Lyman Brown: 1887

Edition: 1888 Annual

Seller ID: 053717

Condition: Solid VG


Lyman Brown's Almanac for 1888. Within his remedy, 'Seven Barks' claimed to cure an number of diseases and ailments though the basic clain was as 'A Cure for Dyspepsia'. 32pp, illustrated, string loop for hanging at top left.. Color litho wrappers of children playing with dogs - each wrapper different. Clean, unmarked interior, sound, stapled binding. Slight wearto some edged but no tears, creases, marks etc. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail [Air] - no Customs delay. View more info

Classics of Medicine and Surgery

By: CAMAC, C. N. B. - Compiler

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 19879

Condition: VG+


Complete unabridged texts of 8 medical classics by authors such as Lister, Harvey, Jenner, Holmes & others. Originally published in 1909. 435pp, Dover Catalog at back. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Clean wraps. Faint creases to spine. Weight, 460g. 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 g unpacked and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calc... View more info

Military First Aid Safety Oriented

By: CANADA DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE; ST. JOHN'S AMBULANCE

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, St. John Ambulance: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33465

ISBN: 0929006259

Condition: About 'As New'


First Aid in illness and injury. Co-published by Dept. of National Defence and the St. John's Ambulance. xii, 453 p. : illustrated ; 21 cm. Includes index. An almost 'as new' copy- bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 502g. View more info

Quarantine Service; International Certificates of Vaccination; 1958

By: CANADA. Department of National Health and Welfare

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Dept of N. H. W: 1958

Edition: Q.S. 6

Seller ID: 053558

Condition: Good Plus


Quarantine Service, International Certificates of Vaccination. International Sanitary Regulations. Carried by travelers as proof of vaccination. 12pp, tendated stamps. Good condition. Odd survival. Postage at cost View more info

Native Foods and Nutrition : an illustrated reference manual.

By: CANADA. MEDICAL SERVICES BRANCH

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Medical Services Branch: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 24138

ISBN: 0662232186

Condition: Almost 'As New'


This new edition was developed in response to the suggestions and comments of the reviewers who participated in the evaluation of "Native Foods and Nutrition" and "Nutrient Bar Graphs for Native Foods" in 1985. The "Nutrient Bar Graphs and Nutrient Values of Selected Foods Commonly Used by Indian and Inuit," have been expanded providing a greater description of regional preferences. 125 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. This copy appears almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Posta... View more info

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The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox

By: CARRELL, Jennifer Lee

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., E P Dutton: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038504

ISBN: 0525947361

Condition: As New


A study of early efforts to conquer smallpox profiles two eighteenth-century health pioneers who flouted the medical conventions of their era to draw on African folk knowledge and Eastern traditions to protect their children. xvii, 474pp, illustrated. 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 830g. View more info

Jacques Cartier et 'La Grosse Maladie'

By: CARTIER, Jacques

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, XIXe Congres International De Physiologie: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22878

Condition: About Fine


'Reproduction photographique de son 'Brief Recit et Succincte narration' suivie d'une traduction en langue Anglaise du chapitre traitant des adventures de Cartier aux prises avec le scorbut et d'une nouvelle analyse du Mystere de l'Annedda'. Limited Edition of 2500 copies. Text in French with a chapter in English, on scurvy, at the rear. 129pp. Bright, clean copy. Booksellers ticket to ffep, otherwise unmarked. No wear to cloth. Weight, 290g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image ava... View more info

Retail Druggist's Narcotic Register; Cedar Cottage Phrmacy, 1956-1960

By: CEDAR COTTAGE PHARMACY

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Dept of National Health & Welfare:

Seller ID: 1563

Condition: VG or Better


Cedar Cottage Pharmacy, on Kingsway in Vancouver. Register of Narcotics dispensed, 1956-1960. 90pp well filled by hand. 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 590g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be r... View more info

The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco

By: Chase, Marilyn

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Random House: 2003

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 041751

ISBN: 0375504966

Condition: As New


Describes an epidemic of bubonic plague that erupted in turn-of-the-century San Francisco and the efforts of scientists to contain the disease, discover its source, and eradicate it from the city. viii, 276 pages : map ; 25 cm. An almost 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Weight, 565g. View more info

The Country Doctors

By: CHATENAY, Henri

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Red Deer, AB, Mattrix Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043677

ISBN: 0969001312

Condition: VG+


'Saga of the country doctor, practising on the prairies after the turn of the century...'. 272 p. : ill., 1 map, ports. ; 23 cm. Maps to endpapers. Bright, clean interior. Gift inscription to the htp otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Minor creases to the front wrapper. See scan. Weight, 480g. View more info

Disaster in Bangladesh

By: CHEN, Lincoln C. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 20900

Condition: Very Good


Health crises in a developing nation. A collection of 17 essays by various contributors. 290pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Minor top-edge wear tored cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear & very minor soiling. Weight, 480g. View more info

Saggio Teorico-Pratico Sulle Malattie Cutanee Sordide: Osservate Nel Regio Spedale Di Bonifazio Di Firenze

By: CHIARUGI, Vincenzio

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Firenze, Edizioni Riviste Scientifiche: 1989

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 23112

Condition: Fine


Two volume set in slipcase. facsimile reprint of the 1799 edition of Chiarugi's celebrated work. Second volume, in dual Italian & English text, explains the work. 59pp, illustrated, plus, viii, 199pp. Published on the occasion of the 1st Congresso dell'Accademia Europea di Dermatologia e Venereologia, Firenze 25-28 settembre 1989. Example No. 1841 of a limited edition. Both volumes and slipcase are about Mint. Weight, 750g. View more info

On indigestion and certain bilious disorders often conjoined with it : to which are added short notes on Diet

By: CHILD, George Chaplin

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Soho, London, John Churchill: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Inscribed Copy

Seller ID: 1087

Condition: VG+


At the head of the title page is stated - ' The Revd. James Smith from the Author'. xi, 219 pages ; 23 cm. xi, 219 pages ; [30pp] publisher's catalogue at rear ;23 cm. OCLC Number: 61580350. Bright, clean interior, pages white, no foxing. Two ownership names etc to the ffep - one in pencil, one in ink. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Black cloth is clean, virtully no wear showing. Image available. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise wit... View more info

The Life and Work of James Leon Williams

By: CLAPP, George Wood

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dental Digest: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34042

Condition: VG+


Biography of a prominent and talented figure in the dental profession, Dr. James Leon Williams. 299pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Attractive copy. Weight, 766g. View more info

A History of the Toronto General Hospital, including an account of the medal of the Loyal and Patriotic Society of 1812

By: CLARKE, Charles Kirk

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, W. Briggs: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1132

Condition: Fine


A history of the Toronto General Hospital, to 1913. Dedicated to its founders - the Heroes of the War of 1912 and dealing with tne medal commemorating them. OCLC Number: 14798210. 147 pages, 20 illustrations, portraits, plates. An amazingly well-survived copy. Interior pages are bright white. Bok ois unmarked. Bindig is tight and square. Red cloth is bright, clean and unmarked. Beautifull copy! Weight, 533g. View more info

The Vancouver General Hospital; Nurses Annual, 1941

By: CLENDENNING, C. L. - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., Vancouver General Hospital: 1941

Edition: 1941 Annual

Seller ID: 055135

Condition: Very Good, or Better


'Nurses Annual' from the Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia for 1941. Commemorating the 39thGraduation from the Training School of the VGH. Attractive, professional publication produced on the ocassion of the Graduation of Nurses after a three-year course of training. 60pp, photo illustrated, artwork, local advertising. No autographs. Text-block is in Fine condition - bright, clean and unmarked. Double Wrappers. Outer with yapp edges shows some light wear and soilin with a little age-discoloration. Embossed crest to front wrapper. Unpacked weight, 227g. Ships via inexpens... View more info

The Vancouver General Hospital; Nurses Annual, 1942

By: CLOUGH, C. - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., Vancouver General Hospital: 1942

Edition: 1942 Annual

Seller ID: 055136

Condition: Very Good, or Better


'Nurses Annual' from the Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia for 1942. Commemorating the 40th Graduation from the Training School of the VGH. Attractive, professional publication produced on the ocassion of the Graduation of Nurses after a three-year course of training. 56pp, photo illustrated, artwork, local advertising. Autographs page. Text-block is in Fine condition - bright, clean and unmarked. Wrapper with yapp edges shows some light wear and soiling with a little age-discoloration. Large Union Flag in colour to front along with a WWII theme. School crest to front wr... View more info

African Encounter: A Doctor in Nigeria

By: COLLIS, Robert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34779

Condition: Near Fine


A British docto's experience in Africa, particularly in Nigeria. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo, 211pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Book is bright, cklean and unmarked with a tight, square binding and no wear to the cloth. Hardcover in green cloth with dustjacket. Dustjacket is price-clipped and a little worn. Weight, 440g. View more info

Principles of Physiology applied to the Preservation of Health

By: COMBE, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Maclachlan & Stewart: 1852

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 28735

Condition: About VG


14th edition, small 8vo, 345pp, a few black & white illustrations. Hardcover in original marbled boards with leather spine and corners etc. Sound condition. Weight, 406g. View more info

Happy Health Stories

By: COMFORT, Mildred Houghton

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Chicago, Beckley-Cardy Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052948

Condition: VG+


Fourth Grade textbook for use in Health Programs at School. 160 pages, color frontispiece, color illustrations. 20 cm. OCLC Number: 18669093. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Very clean cloth with attractive illustrated front panel. Very nearly Fine condition. 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 312g unpacked and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; ... View more info