On this page are the 80 Medical related and medical history titles currently in stock as of  September 10, 2011 at Ray Boas, Bookseller,  in Walpole, New Hampshire, and here is how to order any of them.

1. BLACKFOOT DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION IN TAIWAN REPUBLIC OF CHINA, Taiwan Provincial Health Dep, n.p., 1993, B&W and color ill., tables, 105pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), The first chapter is a basic introduction to the history and causes of blackfoot disease. It describes the collective preventive efforts in the past forty years. Chapter two is written from an epidemiological viewpoint, covering the epidemiological distributions of the disease by geography, gender and age. Chapter two also discusses the possible relationship between blackfoot disease and cancer. The third chapter introduces the symptoms, anatomical changes, disease stages, clinical standards and treatment methods of blackfoot disease. Chapter four discusses the origin of blackfoot disease. Chapter five discusses medical treatments and cures. Chapter six looks at past achievements and future prospects for the prevention of blackfoot disease. Appendix is a collection of all related references to help advance future research., (Order No: 35441 ), $60.00

2. THE ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH: HISTORY, ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT, Rockefeller Inst. Med. Res., New York, 1912, B&W illustrations, 34pp, good, wraps (softcover) light wear to covers and some chips, (Order No: 60210 ), $20.00

3. ANNUAL REPORT OF ST. AGNES' HOSPITAL, BALTIMORE - YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1910, St. Mary's Industrial School, Baltimore, MD, 1911, B&W illustrations, 47pp, good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 29869 ), $20.00

4. Abel, Ernest L., JEWISH GENETIC DISORDERS: A LAYMAN'S GUIDE, McFarland & Company, Inc., Jefferson, NC, (2001), 242pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, lacks front endpaper, ISBN 078640941X, (Order No: 57633 ), $12.00

5. Beardsley, Edward H., A HISTORY OF NEGLECT: HEALTH CARE FOR BLACKS AND MILL WORKERS IN THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY SOUTH, University of Tennessee Pr., Knoxville, TN, (1987), B&W illustrations, 384pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870495232 This book examines the environmental, political, and economic forces that contributed to the poor health and substandard medical care of southern blacks and mill workers in this century., (Order No: 26362 ), $10.00

6. Bedell, Arthur J., PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FUNDUS OCULI - A PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDY OF NORMAL AND PATHOLOGICAL CHANGES SEEN WITH THE OPHTHALMOSCOPE, F. A. Davis Company, Publ., Philadelphia, PA, 1929, B&W illustrations, 2 vols, 317pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover) faint private number on spine, "An Atlas Containing 95 Plates, 324 Single Pictures and 272 Stereoscopic Photographs." From the preface, "This Atlas presents graphic evidence of the interlocking relationship existing between the eye and the general body. The changes showing in the retina, choroid and optic nerve are considered not only as special problems but also as systemic manifestations of constitutional derangements." An exceptionally nice set with extemely nice photographs., (Order No: 44962 ), $300.00

7. Beeson, Nora Sigerist (selected and translated by), HENRY E. SIGERIST: AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL WRITINGS, McGill University Press, Montreal, 1966, 247pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A vivid and lively portrait of the famous medical historian., (Order No: 33641 ), $10.00

8. Bellerose, George, CARING FOR OUR OWN: A PORTRAIT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE, Painter House Press, Middlebury, VT, (2006), B&W illustrations, 212pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0615130496 Photojournalist George Bellerose tackles the question of community health care by listening to residents of Addison County, Vermont., (Order No: 59587 ), $12.50

9. Bennion, Elisabeth, ANTIQUE HEARING DEVICES, Vernier Press, London, (1994), B&W illustrations, 58pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1898825009 This monograph endeavors to show how, before the sophistication of modern electronic aids, the deaf found some help in articles of a rare and beautiful ingenuity., (Order No: 59721 ), $85.00

10. Benthien, Claudia (translated by Thomas Dunlap), SKIN: ON THE CULTURAL BORDER BETWEEN SELF AND THE WORLD, Columbia University Press, New York, (2002) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 290pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 023112502X This important cultural study examines the relations amoung self-conscious, subjectivity, and skin from the eighteenth century to the present. A look at the social aspects of the skin and human skin color., (Order No: 37044 ), $8.50

11. Bier, August (authorized translation edited by Dre. Gustavus M. Blech), HYPEREMIA AS A THERAPEUTIC AGENT, A. Robertson & Co., Chicago, IL, 1905 1st ed, 239pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60380 ), $10.00

12. Bothman, Louis and Bennett, Reuel S., FUNDUS ATLAS - STEREOSCOPIC PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE FUNDUS OCULI - BOTHMAN'S FUNDUS ATLAS, Year Book Publishers, Inc., Chicago, IL, (1939), B&W illustrations, fine, 50 plates in black slipcase - faint private number on box, From the preface, "This Atlas is not intended to illustrate all the diseases found in the fundus oculi. Fifty photographs have been selected to illustrate important or interesting congenital anomalies and fundus disease. ... The pictures are actual photographs ... taken with the reflex free Nordensen Fundus Camera.", (Order No: 44963 ), $100.00

13. Bridgman, Margaret, COLLEGIATE EDUCATION FOR NURSING, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 1953, tables and charts, 205pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), Contents include: The Critical Deficiency In Nursing Services; The Hospital School; Relation Of Education To Supply; Baccalaureate Curricula And The Qualitative Demand; Supplementary And Graduate Programs; Content Of The Baccalaureate Curriculum; The Problems Reviewed., (Order No: 53757 ), $25.00

14. Carter, Edward Champe, THE LONE SCOUT: A TALE OF THE UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE - FIRST EDITION, The Cornhill Company, Boston, MA, (1920) 1st ed, 240pp, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 57856 ), $45.00

15. Committee on the Assessment of Asthma and Indoor Air - Institute of Medicine, CLEARING THE AIR - ASTHMA AND INDOOR AIR EXPOSURES, National Academy Press, Washington, DC, (2000), 438pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0309064961 Evaluates mitigation strategies for affecting the indoor air pollutants implicated in asthma., (Order No: 57553 ), $50.00

16. Conn, Granville P., HISTORY OF THE NEW HAMSHIRE SURGEONS IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION - [FIRST EDITION], Ira C. Evans Co., Printers, Concord, NH, 1906 1st ed, 558pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, Detailed biographical sketches of New Hampshire surgeions; arranged by regiments; some data on the regiments themselves [Nevins; CIVIL WAR BOOKS: I, 72]. Very nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 56470 ), $250.00

17. Dana, Charles L., THE PEAKS OF MEDICAL HISTORY: AN OUTLINE OF THE EVOLUTION OF MEDICINE ..., Paul B. Hoeber, Inc., New York, 1928 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 105pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover), "...FOR THE USE OF MEDICAL STUDENTS & PRACTITIONERS." Contents include: Hippocratic Period; Alexandrian School; Galen and the Post-Galenic Period; The Renaissance of Medicine; The Period of Harvey, Physiology and Research; and, The Period of Jenner and Modern Medicine., (Order No: 54359 ), $15.00

18. Daniell, W. C. (William C.), OBSERVATIONS UPON THE AUTUMNAL FEVERS OF SAVANNAH (GEORGIA), W. T. Williams, Savannah, GA, 1826, 152pp, good, original "marbled" full calf (hardcover) - SEE NOTE, Condition continued - An exceptionally clean and tight copy, foxed throughout, small piece torn from top of front free endpaper (probably removal of former owner's name), loss of leather at top and bottom of spine exposing book block, but not affecting the integrity of a tight binding. One leaf of introduction, loose from improper sewing. A scarce, early medical treatise "upon the character and treatment of the autumnal fevers of Savannah." Errata slip tipped in on last page., (Order No: 27976 ), $450.00

19. Davis, Audrey and Appel, Toby, BLOODLETTING INSTRUMENTS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY, Smithsonian Institution Pr., Washington, DC, 1979, B&W illustrations, 103pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Beginning with an essay sketching the long history of bloodletting, this catalogue provides a survey of the various kinds of instruments, both natural and man-made, that have been used through the centuries., (Order No: 58616 ), $50.00

20. Dock, Lavinia L. and Stewart, Isabel Maitland, A SHORT HISTORY OF NURSING FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY - SECOND EDITION REVISED AND ENLARGED, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1925), 419pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61400 ), $8.00

21. Dolan, Josephine S. and Leifer, Gloria (guest editors), THE NURSING CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA: MARCH 1966, VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1, W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1966), B&W illustrations, 175pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), Includes: Nursing Problems of Persons with Cardiovascular Disorders; The Nurse and the Ill Child., (Order No: 53758 ), $20.00

22. Ellis, Havelock, STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX: ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE - LOVE AND PAIN - THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN, F. A. Davis Company, Publ., Philadelphia, PA, 1903 1st ed, 266pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), This volume deals with some of the most essential problems of sexual psychology., (Order No: 52465 ), $25.00

23. Fishbein, Morris (editor), MEDICAL USES OF SOAP: A SYMPOSIUM, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, (1945), 41 B&W ill., 182pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Articles on soap contained in this volume include: soap technology; normal and abnormal effects on skin; effects of soap on the hair; soaps for the industrial worker; soaps for shaving; and much more., (Order No: 8337 ), $10.00

24. Fowler, O. S., PHYSIOLOGY, ANIMAL AND MENTAL: APPLIED TO THE PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION OF HEALTH OF BODY, AND POWER OF MIND, Fowlers and Wells Publishers, New York, 1855 26th ed, B&W illustrations, 312pp, ads, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) clean and tight some light foxing, From the preface, "Power of Mind depends on the vigor of the body.", (Order No: 56450 ), $30.00

25. Friedman, Lawrence J., MENNINGER: THE FAMILY AND THE CLINIC, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 472pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) LACKS FFEP, ISBN 0394535693, (Order No: 52672 ), $6.00

26. Fulcher, Helen McCracken, MISSION TO SHANGHAI - THE LIFE OF MEDICAL SERVICE OF DR. JOSIAH C. MCCRACKEN, Tiffin Press, New London, NH, (1995) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 275pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 096401818 A look at early 20th century China, its history, and the heart, mind and family life of this devoted Christian physician., (Order No: 46714 ), $7.50

27. Ghadiali, Dinshah P., DINSHAH NATURALIZATION CASE CLEARING CONTESTED CITIZENSHIP, Dinshah Spectro-Chrome Inst., Malaga, NJ, 1944, B&W illustrations, 88pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover)_, "Entertaining Narrative of How a Lawfully Naturalized Citizen of the United States of America, Defeated a Medico-Political Plot to Deprive Him of His Citizenship and Making of Him a 'Man Without A Country'.", (Order No: 60562 ), $40.00

28. Greenwood, Major, SOME BRITISH PIONEERS OF SOCIAL MEDICINE, Oxford University Press, London, 1948, 118pp, very good, dark green cloth (hardcover), University of London Heath Clark Lectures, 1946, delivered at The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Contents include: Medical Culture at the End of the Eighteenth Century; Medical and Vital Statistics of the Eighteenth Century; The Eighteenth-Century Pioneers; Chadwick; William Farr I; William Farr II; Simon; Florence Nightingale and Francis Galton., (Order No: 33405 ), $15.00

29. Hampton, Isabel A. (et al), NURSING OF THE SICK 1893, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1949 1st ed, 218pp, very good, gray cloth (hardcover), One of the most interesting and most significant chapters in American nursing is recounted here in a reissue of papers and discussions originally presented at the International Congress of Charities, Correction and Philanthropy held in Chicago in 1893., (Order No: 53755 ), $95.00

30. Hardy, Robin (with David Groff), THE CRISIS OF DESIRE: AIDS AND THE FATE OF GAY BROTHERHOOD, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1999 1st ptg, 205pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0395745446 This book lays out the gay man's struggle to maintain power over his health and sexuality in the face of a devastating epidemic., (Order No: 24031 ), $8.50

31. Helman, Cecil, THE BODY OF FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER: ESSAYS IN MYTH AND MEDICINE, W. W. Norton Company, New York, (1992) 1st Amer, 151pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393031047 A medical doctor, Helman explores how concepts, words, and images based on history and society's beliefs, rather than just scientific facts, help to make sense of our body's symptoms and cyclical changes, and their relationships to other human bodies within the same society. Review press release laid in., (Order No: 18060 ), $7.50

32. Hofmann, K. B.; and Ultzmann, R. (translated by T. Barton Brune and H. Holbrook Curtis), ANALYSIS OF THE URINE, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE DISEASES OF THE GENITO-URINARY ORGANS, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1879 1st ed, color plates, 269pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) light wear to cloth, (Order No: 55591 ), $35.00

33. Horn, Robert C. (edited by) (with Gretchen Keeler) (foreword by C. Everett Koop), WHO'S RIGHT? WHOSE RIGHT? - SEEKING ANSWERS AND DIGNITY IN THE DEBATE OVER THE RIGHT TO DIE, DC Press, Sanford, FL, (2001) 1st ed, 438pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0970844425 Offers readers the personal stories of ten individuals from various walks of life who have had to look death in the face., (Order No: 56736 ), $14.50

34. Kales, Anthony (editor), SLEEP: PHYSIOLOGY & PATHOLOGY - A SYMPOSIUM, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, (1969), 360pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 9404 ), $3.00

35. Karlen, Arno, BIOGRAPHY OF A GERM, Pantheon Books, New York, (2000) 1st ed, 179pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0375401997 This is high drama played out on a very small stage: a microbe's life seen from its own point of view., (Order No: 36052 ), $7.50

36. Keen, William Williams; James, W. W. Keen (edited by) (introduction by Stanley M. Aronson), KEEN OF PHILADELPHIA: THE COLLECTED MEMOIRS OF WILLIAM WILLIAMS KEEN JR., William L. Bauhan, Publisher, Dublin, NH, 2002, B&W illustrations, 371pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0872331296 "The fascinating life story of one of the most interesting and productive American surgeons of the second half of the nineteenth and early twentieth century.", (Order No: 57355 ), $25.00

37. Kellogg, J. H., THE ITINERARY OF A BREAKFAST, Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York, 1920, B&W and color ill., 210pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) a few pencil marks, A Popular Account of the Travels of a Breakfast through the Food Tube and of the Ten Gates and Several Stations through Which It Passes, also of the Obstacles Which It Sometimes Meets., (Order No: 35363 ), $25.00

38. Kellogg, J. H., A HOUSEHOLD MANUAL ..., Office of Health Reformer, Battle Creek, MI, 1877, 172pp, ads, good+, green cloth (hardcover), "... OF HYGIENE, FOOD AND DIET, COMMON DISEASES, ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES, AND USEFUL HINTS AND RECIPES.", (Order No: 55053 ), $75.00

39. Knopf, Lucille, RN'S ONE AND FIVE YEARS AFTER GRADUATION: A REPORT OF THE NURSE CAREER-PATTERN STUDY, National League for Nursing, New York, (1975), 113pp, very good, wraps (softcover) red pencil marks on about 6 pages, The Nurse Career-Pattern Study, initiated in 1962 by the National League for Nursing, is a longitudinal study designed to obtain definitive information about the biographical characteristics of nursing students, their occupational goals, their reasons for choosing a career in nursing, their contribution to the health field after graduation and, for those who did not complete the program, their reasons for withdrawal and subsequent activities., (Order No: 53756 ), $15.00

40. Kramer, Mark, INVASIVE PROCEDURES: A YEAR IN THE WORLD OF TWO SURGEONS, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1983) 1st ed, 213pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0060151609 You are about to enter the operating room in a way few outsiders ever do--wide awake and with all your wits about you., (Order No: 39075 ), $10.00

41. Kyle, R. A. and Shampo, M. A. (edited by), MEDICINE AND STAMPS, The American Medical Assoc., n.p., (1970), B&W illustrations, 216pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Our stamps allow us to honor, while we learn in doing so, such mighty figures or events in medicine as the discoverer of ether, the conqueror of malaria, the physicians of the world, the conquest of many diseases, the triumph of abdominal surgery and many others not easily appreciated in our everyday life, but none the less of paramount importance to the health of all of us., (Order No: 31440 ), $7.00

42. Lambrecht, Frank L., IN THE SHADE OF AN ACACIA TREE: MEMOIRS OF A HEALTH OFFICER IN AFRICA, 1945-1959, Amer. Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA, 1991, color frontis, B&W ill., 418pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0871691949 A poignant glimpse of a disappearing world in Africa, of a European family interacting with the native population in a loving, respectful way--even to the point of moving a trusted household aide and his family many miles to be with them--and of a dedicated health officer working in frequently primitive conditions to further his research and to treat his patients., (Order No: 52354 ), $7.00

43. Levenson, Dorothy, MONTEFIORE: THE HOSPITAL AS SOCIAL INSTRUMENT, 1884-1984, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, (1984) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 338pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0374212287 This bookseller's grandfather, Ernest, was Medical Director of the Montefiore Hospital from 1920-28., (Order No: 4618 ), $7.50

44. Lolli, Giorgio, SOCIAL DRINKING: HOW TO ENJOY DRINKING WITHOUT BEING HURT BY IT, The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, (1960) 1st ed, 317pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 30287 ), $7.00

45. Maier, Thomas, DR. SPOCK: AN AMERICAN LIFE, Harcourt Brace & Company, New York, (1998) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 520pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) press release & photo laid in, ISBN 0151002037 "Benjamin Spock Raised a Generation of American Children-- and Almost Destroyed His Family and His Career." The first comprehensive biography written with Spock's complete cooperation., (Order No: 14993 ), $5.00

46. Maurois, Andre (translated from the French by Gerard Hopkins) (introduction by Robert Cruickshank), THE LIFE OF SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING - DISCOVERER OF PENICILLIN, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, (1959) 2nd ptg, 293pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 54190 ), $7.50

47. McNamara, John E., STEM CELLS CANCER & ME, Author House, Bloomington, IN, (2007), 518pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 9781434310224 The author's four year battle with cancer., (Order No: 57629 ), $15.00

48. Meyer, Willy, CANCER: ITS ORIGIN, ITS DEVELOPMENT AND ITS SELF-PERPETUATION, Paul B. Hoeber, Inc., New York, 1931 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 427pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) inscribed by author Feb 1931, "The Therapy of Operable and Inoperable Cancer in the Light of a Systemic Conception of Malignancy - A Research.", (Order No: 54360 ), $60.00

49. Miller, Genevieve (edited by), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS OF HENRY E. SIGERIST, McGill University Press, Montreal, 1966, B&W frontis, 113pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The bibliography contains 520 items and is a complete list of Sigerist's numerous published works., (Order No: 33642 ), $25.00

50. Moorhead, John J., HARLOW BROOKS: MAN AND DOCTOR, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1937) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 302pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), An informal memoir of one of the most important figures in contemporary medicine., (Order No: 35430 ), $10.00

51. Mueller, Vinzenz, SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS: AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SURGEON'S INSTRUMENTARIUM, A.S.T.A. Journal Reprint, B&W illustrations, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60735 ), $17.50

52. Peterman, Cy, THE SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY HISTORY OF PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE, Kutztown Publishing Co., Inc, Kutztown, PA, (1974), B&W and color illustrations, 143pp, good, decorated cream cloth (hardcover) lt cover soil SEE NOTE, "A condensed record of the courage, convictions, and the transcending determination of the early Osteopathic Pioneers, and those who hav since carried on their concept of better healing and health care." CONDITION NOTE - Faint dampstain on top edge of the last several pages - nothing stuck, and not affecting text., (Order No: 52003 ), $45.00

53. Porter, Stephen, THE GREAT PLAGUE, Sutton Publishing, Gloucestershire, (2000), B&W illustrations, 213pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 075092571X This well-illustrated study examines the nature of the disease and contemporary opinions regarding its cause together with the measures taken by both national and local government to restrict its spread and to deal with its victims., (Order No: 51481 ), $5.00

54. Power, Helen J., TROPICAL MEDICINE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: A HISTORY OF THE LIVERPOOL SCHOOL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE, 1898-1990, Kegan Paul International, London, (1999), B&W tables, figures, ill., 284pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710306040 This innovative work is both a history of the renowned Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and a study of the development of the discipline of tropical medicine in Britain in the twentieth century., (Order No: 29006 ), $20.00

55. Preston, Ronald Philip, THE DILEMMAS OF CARE: SOCIAL AND NURSING ADAPTIONS TO THE DEFORMED, THE DISABLED AND THE AGED, Elsevier, New York, (1979), 220pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0444990682 Examines social adaptations to deformed, debilitated and aged persons., (Order No: 39920 ), $20.00

56. Putnam, Constance E. (foreword by James E. Wright), THE SCIENCE WE HAVE LOVED AND TAUGHT - DARTMOUTH MEDICAL SCHOOL'S FIRST TWO CENTURIES, Univ. Press of New England, Hanover, NH, (2004) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 375pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 1584653701 Dartmouth Medical School (DMS), the fourth-oldest medical school in the United States, was founded in 1797 in Hanover, New Hampshire by Nathan Smith., (Order No: 56469 ), $25.00

57. Regan, Ciaran, INTOXICATING MINDS: HOW DRUGS WORK, Columbia University Press, New York, (2001) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 169pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231120168 This volume considers the physical consequences of our coevolution with drugs--how they have altered our very being--and offers a glimpse of new drug therapies., (Order No: 32535 ), $5.00

58. Repplier, Agnes, J. WILLIAM WHITE, M.D.: A BIOGRAPHY, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1919, B&W illustrations, 284pp, good+, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), Contents include: Early Years; The Voyage of the Hassler; Blockley and the Penitentiary; Surgeon and Trooper; Milestones; The Years That Count; Last Years of Surgery; A Crisis Past; Four Busy Years; Freedom; The Great War; The End; Index., (Order No: 40365 ), $15.00

59. Roland, Charles G. and Potter, Paul, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN MEDICAL PERIODICALS, 1826-1975, Hannah Inst History of Medic, n.p., (1979), B&W illustrations, 77pp, very good++, dark blue/black cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0772012431 This bibliography is the descendant of an earlier work entitled A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN MEDICAL PERIODICALS, WITH ANNOTATIONS. The present work attempts to rectify errors and omissions present in the earlier book and to continue the bibliography from 1934 down to 1975., (Order No: 48591 ), $12.50

60. Rucker, C. Wilbur, A HISTORY OF THE OPHTHALMOSCOPE, Whiting Printers & Stationer, Rochester, MN, (1971), B&W illustrations, 127pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover) owner's name, The invention of the ophthalmoscope initiated the Golden Age of Ophthalmology., (Order No: 60897 ), $60.00

61. Sachs, Leo; Tomkins, Gordon M.; Schachman, Howard K.; Cotzias, George C.; Edelman, Gerald M.; Fredrickson, Donald S.; et al, THE HARVEY LECTURES: DELIVERED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE HARVEY SOCIETY OF NEW YORK, 1972-1973, SERIES 68, Academic Press, New York, 1974, B&W ill., B&W figures, 475pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0123120683 This volume of The Harvey Lectures 1972-1973 covers topics ranging from regulation of membrane changes, differentiation, and malignancy in carcinogenesis to levodopa, manganese, and the degeneration of the brain., (Order No: 16420 ), $7.50

62. Sax, J. Bradford, THE ORGANIC LAWS; OR THE LAWS WHICH GOVERN THE HUMAN ORGANISM, Fowlers and Wells Publishers, New York, 1851, 261pp, ads, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, From the preface, "...a brief and comprehensive guide to health and happiness... .", (Order No: 56451 ), $150.00

63. Schwartz, Ruth L., DEATH IN REVERSE: A LOVE STORY, Michigan State Univ. Press, East Lansing, MI, (2004) 1st ptg, 151pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0870137069 Chronicles Ruth Schwartz's life with Ana during the tumultuous twelve months following transplant surgery., (Order No: 59694 ), $12.50

64. Shew, Joel, THE WATER-CURE MANUAL, Cady and Burgess, New York, 1848, B&W frontis, 288pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, A POPULAR WORK, EMBRACING DESCRIPTIONS OF THE VARIOUS MODES OF BATHING, THE HYGIENIC AND CURATIVE EFFECTS OF AIR, EXERCISE, CLOTHING, OCCUPATION, DIET, WATER-DRINKING, &C. TOGETHER WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF DISEASES, AND THE HYDROPATHIC MEANS TO BE EMPLOYED THEREIN. ILLUSTRATED WITH CASES OF TREATMENT AND CURE CONTAINING, ALSO, A FINE ENGRAVING OF PRIESSNITZ., (Order No: 54330 ), $45.00

65. Shortt, S. E. D. (edited by), MEDICINE IN CANADIAN SOCIETY: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, McGill-Queen's University Pr, Montreal, (1981), B&W illustrations, 506pp, good++, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0773503560 Selected to appeal to physicians, historians, and students in either discipline, the following essays deal with a mixture of social and medical history., (Order No: 48686 ), $15.00

66. Showalter, Elaine, HYSTORIES - HYSTERICAL EPIDEMICS AND MODERN CULTURE, Columbia University Press, New York, (1997) 1st ptg, 244pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231104588 Welcome to the world of strange new diseases: alien abduction, chronic fatigue syndrome, satanic ritual abuse, recovered memory, Gulf War syndroms; multiple personality syndrome., (Order No: 50807 ), $5.00

67. Spencer, Everett R., A SOCIETY OF PHYSICIANS: AN ACCOUNT OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SOCIETY 1923-1981, Massachusetts Medical Soc., Boston, MA, 1981, 410pp, index, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, (Order No: 59474 ), $9.50

68. Stearns, Carl M., THE EARLY HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN SULLIVAN COUNTY, N.H. (SULLIVAN COUNTY, NEW HAMPSHIRE), Hurd Offset Printing, Springfield, VT, (1974) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 197pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), Author lived in Claremont, NH, where he practiced medicine since 1940. A town by town collection of biographies of the local doctors practicing. The first medical history of any county in the state of New Hampshire., (Order No: 41045 ), $15.00

69. Stoeckle, John D., and White, George Abbott, PLAIN PICTURES OF PLAIN DOCTORING - VERNACULAR EXPRESSION IN NEW DEAL MEDICINE AND PHOTOGRAPHY, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, (1985), B&W illustrations, 250pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0262192365 "80 Photographs from the Farm Security Administration." "Essays and photographs together collaborate artistically to evoke a powerful montage of the medical scene in the bitter impoverished days of the Depression.", (Order No: 50165 ), $12.50

70. Sylvester, Edward J. and Klotz, Lynn C., THE GENE AGE - GENETIC ENGINEERING AND THE NEXT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1983) 1st ptg, 208pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684179504, (Order No: 42622 ), $3.00

71. Temkin, Owsei, THE FALLING SICKNESS: A HISTORY OF EPILEPSY FROM THE GREEKS TO THE BEGINNINGS OF MODERN NEUROLOGY, The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, MD, 1945 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 380pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Epilepsy--The Sacred Disease; Epilepsy in Ancient Medical Science; Epilepsy--The Falling Sickness; Medieval Medical Theories; Theological, Philosophical and Social Aspects; Broadening Experience and Changing Theory; The Great Systems; The Enlightenment; First Period--1800-1833; Second Period--1833-1861; Hughlings Jackson and the End of the "Falling Sickness"., (Order No: 44688 ), $75.00

72. Thomas, Heather S., BEYOND THE FLAMES: A FAMILY TOUCHED BY FIRE, Oak Tree Press, Springfield, IL, (2004) 1st ed, 355pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 1892343444, (Order No: 60885 ), $9.00

73. Ward, Patricia Spain, SIMON BARUCH: REBEL IN THE RANKS OF MEDICINE, 1840-1921, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL, (1994), B&W illustrations, 400pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0817305890 This biography recounts the remarkable life of a Prussian/Polish Jew who immigrated to the United States as a teenager in the 1850s and became one of the nation's best-known physicians by the turn of the century., (Order No: 45657 ), $10.00

74. Washton, Arnold M. & Gold, Mark S. (editors), COCAINE: A CLINICIAN'S HANDBOOK, The Guilford Press, New York, (1987) 1st ptg, B&W ill., tables, 262pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0898627257 The first comprehensive reference on the theory, research, and treatment of cocaine problems. The authors, acknowledged experts in their respective fields, provide a wealth of practical information for assessing and treating cocaine abuse., (Order No: 12116 ), $5.00

75. Whalley, Lawrence, THE AGEING BRAIN - THE AGING BRAIN (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS TITLE), Weidenfeld - Columbia, London - New York, (2001), B&W illustrations, 182pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231120249 (Columbia) 0297645870 (Weidenfeld) From dementia and Alzheimer's to sensory loss, neuroscientist Lawrence Whalley delves into the mystery of the aging brain., (Order No: 34160 ), $5.00

76. Wheelwright, Jeff, THE IRRITABLE HEART: THE MEDICAL MYSTERY OF THE GULF WAR, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (2001) 1st ed, 427pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039301956X Profiles five ailing veterans, unraveling the health mystery through their intimate and fascinating case histories., (Order No: 37857 ), $3.00

77. Wilkinson, P. B., VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY SYDENHAM: SMALL-POX, John Wright and Sons Ltd., Bristol, 1959, 69 B&W illustrations, 40pp, plates, good+, green cloth (hardcover), These observations were made during the epidemic of small-pox which attacked Hong Kong in 1937-8., (Order No: 38304 ), $60.00

78. Wilson, Carter, HIDDEN IN THE BLOOD: A PERSONAL INVESTIGATION OF AIDS IN THE YUCATAN, Columbia University Press, New York, (1995) 1st ptg, 168pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231101902 A dramatic personal account of the resiliant citizens of Merida--gay, straight, and bisexual., (Order No: 30767 ), $7.00

79. Wood, George B. and Bache, Franklin, DISPENSATORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - SIXTH EDITION CAREFULLY REVISED, Grigg and Elliot, Philadelphia, PA, 1845 6th ed, 1368pp, good+, rebound in black leather (hardcover) clean and tight copy, "The objects of a Dispensatory are to present an account of medicinal substances in the state in which they are brought into the shops, and to teach the modes in which they are prepared for use.", (Order No: 58984 ), $75.00

80. Wood, L. N., WALTER REED - DOCTOR IN UNIFORM, Julian Messner, Inc., New York, (1943), ill. by Douglas Duer, 277pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 49414 ), $7.50

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