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THE PRESCRIBER: A Dictionary of the New Therapeutics with an Essay on "How to Practise Homoeopathy" by John H. Clarke. M.D.

Hardcover 5th Edition in red hardcovers, published by The Homoeopathic Publishing Company, Ltd, London in 1952. Dimensions: 17.5cm x 11cm approx. A comprehensive guide to homeopathic remedies and their prescription.

352 pages.

Condition: Hardcovers good with some light wear and fading to spine. Neat inscription to front free end paper. Internal pages good with some yellowing. Binding tight.

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"THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF INFECTIONS" by D. Geraint James.  1957.

Hardcover First Edition in black cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Blackwell Scientific Publications, London in 1957.  Dimensions: 23cm x 15cm approx.

A "practical and readily intelligible guide to a subject the study of which becomes ever more complex with the increasing use and variety of chemotherapeutic agents."

234 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to dustcover and cloth covers.  Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"PRINCIPLES OF CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY" by T. A. Hyde and . F. Draisey.  1974.

Hardcover First Edition in brown cloth covers with original dustcover (price clipped), published by Butterworths, London in 1974.  Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14.5cm approx.

A comprehensive and extensively illustrated volume - of particular interest to final year medical students, pathologists and biochemists in their immediate post-graduate years.

656 pages.

Condition:  Good. Dustcover has some wear/rubbing/fading. Cloth covers good. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"BIOCHEMISTRY IN RELATION TO MEDICINE" by C. W. Carter, R. V. Coxon, D. S. Parsons, and R. H. S. Thompson.  1959.

Hardcover Third Edition in dark orange cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Longmans, Green & Co, London in 1959.  Dimensions: 22cm x 15cm approx.

A major revision of this comprehensive volume. Designed primarily for students reading for a degree in Biochemistry.

628 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to dustcover and cloth covers.  Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"CELL PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY" by J. F. Danielli.  1950.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth covers, published by Elsevier Publishing, Inc, London in 1950.  Dimensions: 23.5cm x 15.5cm approx.

Based on a series of lectures delivered at University College, London, the volume includes chapters on "The Cell as a Physio-Chemical Unit", "Possible Interactions of Drugs on Surfaces", "Membrane Permeability and Drug Action", "Enzymes and Drug Action" and much more.

156 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"CLINICAL GUIDE TO UNDESIRABLE DRUG INTERACTIONS AND INTERFERENCES" by Solomon Garb.  1971.

Hardcover Edition in printed cloth covers, published by Harvey Miller & Medcalf, London in 1971.  Dimensions: 21.5cm x 15cm approx.

An interesting and useful clinical guide to adverse drug interactions.

491 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"CHEMOTHERAPY OF INFECTIONS" by H. O. J. Collier.  1954.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth covers, published by Chapman & Hall, Ltd, London in 1954.  Dimensions: 19cm x 14.5cm approx.

248 pages with numerous black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Slight foxing to preliminary pages. Binding tight.

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"CHEMISTRY AND MODE OF ACTION OF CROP PROTECTION AGENTS" by Leonard G. Copping and H. Geoffrey Hewitt.  1998.

Paperback First Edition in printed covers, published by The Royal Society of Chemistry in 1998. Dimensions: 23.5cm x 15.5cm approx.

Examines the "chemistry and mode of action of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and plant growth regulators." 

145 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"TRANSCULTURAL MEDICINE - Dealing with Patients from different cultures" by Bashir Qureshi.  1989.

Hardcover First Edition in printed hardcovers, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, London in 1989.  Dimensions: 24cm x 16cm approx.

A collection of articles by Qureshi that explore the problems presented by encounters between doctor or health worker of one ethnic group and a patient of another. An extremely practical volume.

228 pages.

Condition:  Good. Slight wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"EXCERCISES IN THE EVAUATION OF DRUGS AND SURGICAL DRESSINGS" by Edward Joseph Shellard.  1958.

Paperback First Edition in grey card covers, published by Pitman Medical Publishing, Ltd, London in 1958.  Dimensions: 18.5cm x 12.5cm approx. 

An interesting and fairly scarce volume that examines subjects such as Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation of Drugs and Evaluation of Surgical Dressings.

158 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Slight crease to top and bottom corners. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"AN ATLAS OF HISTOLOGY" by W. H. Freeman and Brian Bracegirdle.  1969.

Hardcover Second Edition in black cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Heinemann Educational Books, Ltd, London in 1969.  Dimensions: 25.5cm x 19cm approx. 

A superbly illustrated volume aimed at GCSE A level and first degree students. he companion to "An Atlas of Embryology".

140 pages with numerous black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to dustcover and cloth covers.  Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"PRINCIPLES OF DEVELOPMENT AND DIFFERENTIATION" by C. H. Waddington.  1966.

Paperback First Edition (Second Printing) in printed covers, published by Collier Macmillan, Ltd, London in 1966.  Dimensions: 23.5cm x 15.5cm approx. 

Part of the "Current concepts in biology" series.

115 pages with a number of black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonable. Some wear/rubbing/marking/fading to covers. Spine slightly cracked to front hinge. Internal pages good with just some light pencil markings to margins. Binding tight.

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"HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY" by O. C. J. Lippold and F. R. Winton.  1968.

Hardcover Sixth Edition in black cloth covers with original dustcovers (not price clipped), published by J. & A. Churchill, London in 1968.  Dimensions: 24cm x 16cm approx. 

A comprehensive textbook written for students of medicine, dentistry and the biological sciences.

800 pages with numerous black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to dustcover and cloth covers.  Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"AIDS TO ORTHOPAEDICS FOR NURSES" by Bertha E. Waller.  1945.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth covers, published by Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, London in 1945.  Dimensions: 16.5cm x 11cm approx. 

An interesting and scarce little volume that "provides in concise form the basic information required by the student engaged in orthopaedic nursing."

213 pages with a number of black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to cloth covers. Internal pages very good with just a slight damp mark to some extreme page edges. Binding tight.

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"THE BODY IN QUESTION"  by Jonathon Miller.  1978.

Hardcover First Edition in black cloth covers with original dustcover (price clipped), published by Jonathon Cape, London in 1978.  Dimensions: 25cm x 19cm approx. 

A fascinating book to accompany the incredibly popular BBC television series of the same name. A highly original book that was something of a "ground-breaker" when first published.

352 pages with numerous colour and black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Dustcover good. Cloth covers good. Internal pages good with just very slight yellowing. Binding tight.

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"HEWER'S TEXTBOOK OF HISTOLOGY FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS"  Revised by S. Bradbury.  1969.

Hardcover Ninth Edition in blue cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by William Heinemann Medical Books, Ltd, London in 1969.  Dimensions: 25.5cm x 19.5cm approx. 

"A complete, well-illustrated revision of a book that had become a favourite in the field."

452 pages with numerous illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Dustcover good (and protected by plastic). Cloth covers good. Internal pages good with just some yellowing. Binding tight.

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"PHYSIOLOGY OF THE KIDNEY AND BODY FLUIDS - An Introductory Text" by Robert F. Pitts.  1968.

Paperback Second Edition in printed covers, published by Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc, Chicago in 1968.  Dimensions: 26cm x 18cm approx. 

266 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing to covers which are covered in plastic. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"PHYSIOLOGY OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM - An Introductory Text" by Carlos Eyzaguirre.  1969.

Paperback First Edition in printed covers, published by Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc, Chicago in 1969.  Dimensions: 26cm x 18cm approx. 

216 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing to covers which are covered in plastic. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOPHYSICS OF THE CIRCULATION - An Introductory Text" by Alan C. Burton.  1966.

Paperback First Edition (First Re-print) in printed covers, published by Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc, Chicago in 1966.  Dimensions: 26cm x 18cm approx. 

217 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing to covers which are covered in plastic. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"PHYSIOLOGY OF RESPIRATION - An Introductory Text" by Julius H. Comroe.  1968.

Paperback First Edition (Third Re-print) in printed covers, published by Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc, Chicago in 1968.  Dimensions: 26cm x 18cm approx. 

245 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing to covers which are covered in plastic. Spine slightly skewed. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"ADVERSE DRUG INTERACTIONS"   1974.

Hardcover Third Edition in plastic covers, published by The Guild of Hospital Pharmacists, London in 1974.  Dimensions: 11cm x 15cm approx. 

An interesting and useful book on adverse drug interactions.

144 pages with bound-in compliment slip from the Guild of Hospital Pharmacists.

Condition:  Good. Slight wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"MARINE PHARMACOLOGY"  by Morris H. Baslow. 1969 

Hardcover First Edition in printed green hardcovers, published by The Williams and Williams Co, Baltimore in 1969.  Dimensions: 26cm x 17.5cm approx. 

"A study of toxins and other biologically active substances of marine origin."

286 pages with a number of colour and black and white plates.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"PROBLEM DRUGS" by Andrew Chetley.  1995.

Paperback First Edition (published simultaneously with hardcover) in printed covers, published by Zed Books, London in 1995.  Dimensions: 23.5cm x 15.5cm approx. 

Covers a wide range of drugs including antibiotics, contraceptives, anti-diarrhoeals, analgesics, cough and cold remedies, drugs for use in pregnancy, HRT, psychotropic drugs, growth stimulants, and vitamin supplements.

336 pages.

Condition:  Good for a paperback. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"SPECIFICATIONS FOR PESTICIDES USED IN PUBLIC HEALTH"   1967.

Paperback First Edition (Review Copy) in plain card covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by The World Health Organization, Geneva in 1967.  Dimensions: 24cm x 15cm approx. 

An interesting volume on Insecticides, Rodenticides, Molluscicides, Repellents, and Methods. Complete with a letter addressed to Dr. Peter Cooper requesting that he review the book for the Excerpta Medica Foundation so that an abstract could be published.

300 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"THE ANNUAL REGISTER OF PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTS 1965"

Hardcover Edition in green cloth covers, published by The Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, London in 1965.  Dimensions: 25cm x 18cm approx. 

The complete (and worldwide) register of Pharmaceutical Chemists.

808 pages.

Condition:  Reasonable.  Heavy wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers.  Spine cracked at front and rear hinges and shaken.  Internal pages good with slight yellowing.  Binding tight.

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"A COMPANION IN SURGICAL STUDIES" by Ian Aird.  1949.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by E & S Livingstone, Ltd, Edinburgh in 1949.  Dimensions: 25cm x 20cm approx. 

A large and comprehensive volume designed to add information to surgical "apprenticeship".

1,060 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to dustcover and cloth covers.  Internal pages good with some yellowing. Binding tight.

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"LASER APPLICATIONS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY" Vol II. Edited by M. L. Wolbarsht.  1974.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth covers, published by Plenum Press, London in 1974.  Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14.5cm approx. 

An interesting collection of papers by various contributors on the subjects of "Instrumentation", "Methodologies Employed with Microbeam Radiation" and "Studies on Cell Function and Structure". 

404 pages with numerous black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Good.  Ex-Library copy from Anatomy Dept. Library Univ. Cambridge with normal library markings.  Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to cloth covers.  Internal pages good.  Binding tight.

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"FUNDAMENTALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY" Edited by Robert J. McKenna and Gerald P. Murphy.  1986.

Hardcover First Edition in grey cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Macmillan Publishing Company, New York in 1986.  Dimensions: 27cm x 19.5cm approx. 

A large and comprehensive with contributions by 92 internationally known experts. 

982 pages with numerous black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to dustcovers. Trimming error to dustcover. Cloth covers good. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"A VISION OF THE BRAIN"  by Semir Zeki.  1993.

Paperback First Edition in printed covers, published by Blackwell Scientific Press, Oxford in 1993.  Dimensions: 24.5cm x 18.5cm approx. 

A fascinating book that takes the reader on a journey of discovery, revealing how the human brain actually works.

366 pages with a number of illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Front hinge slightly cracked. Internal pages good with just some wear to extreme page edges. Binding tight.

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"SICKNESS AND HEALTH IN AMERICA - Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health"  Edited by Judith Walzer Leavitt and Ronald L. Numbers.  1980.

Paperback First Edition (First re-print) in printed covers, published by The University of Wisconsin Press in 1980.  Dimensions: 23cm x 18cm approx. 

A collection of readings that form a comprehensive overview of the social history of medicine in America.

454 pages with a number of black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE BLIND and Exhibition of the Arts and Industries of the Blind"  1914.

Hardcover First Edition in burgundy cloth cover, published by Bradbury, Agnew, & Co, Ltd, London in 1915.  Dimensions: 22cm x 15.5cm approx. 

A fascinating record of this international conference that includes the conference programme, the papers presented, the list of delegates and members and much more.

577 pages.

Condition:  Reasonable. Heavy wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers which have been affected by damp to the leading edges of both front and rear covers. Spine cracked at contents page. Internal pages good with just some yellowing and minor marks. Binding fairly tight.

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"THE LAW RELATING TO THE BLIND" by Philip F. Skottowe. 1933.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth covers, published by Butterworth & Co, Ltd, London in 1933.  Dimensions: 19cm x 13.5cm approx. 

An interesting record of the legislation relating to the blind in the early part of the 20th century.

157 pages.

Condition:  Reasonable. Heavy wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers which have been affected by damp to the top of the front cover and top corner of the rear cover. Internal pages good with some yellowing and minor damp marking to the extreme outer edges (does not affect the internal contents). Binding tight.

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"TOXIC ALIPHATIC FLOURINE COMPOUNDS" by F. L. M. Pattison.  1959.

Paperback First Edition in printed covers, published by Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam in 1959.  Dimensions: 19cm x 13cm approx. 

"The most complete survey yet published of the extensive research on the toxic effects of monoflouro compounds carried out by scientists of many countries, including much original work by the author himself." 

227 pages.

Condition:  Good for a paperback. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"DRUG SCENES - A Report on Drugs and Drug Dependence by the Royal College of Psychiatrists" Foreword by Dr. J. L. T. Birley.  1987.

Paperback First Edition in printed covers, published by Gaskell, London in 1987.  Dimensions: 21.5cm x 13.5cm approx. 

An interesting report on the nature and causes of addiction.

238 pages.

Condition:  Good for a paperback. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"THE STUDENT'S GUIDE TO MEDICAL DIAGNIOSIS" by Samuel Fenwick.  1873.

Hardcover Third Edition (Revised and Enlarged) in green cloth covers, published by J & A Churchill, London in 1873.  Dimensions: 17.5cm x 11.5cm approx. 

An interesting little volume on medical diagnosis.

279 pages with a number of black and white woodcuts.

Condition:  A bit tatty. Heavy wear/rubbing/fading/marking to cloth covers which also have a couple of dents. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges. Internal pages fairly good with some yellowing and pen and pencil marking. One page of index loose. Binding fairly tight.

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"SURGICAL ANATOMY" by Grant Massie.  1944.

Hardcover Fourth Edition in red cloth covers, published by J & A. Churchill, London in 1944 as part of their "Churchill's Empire" series.  Dimensions: 23cm x 15cm approx. 

Split into the following sections: "The Head and Neck", "The Upper Limb", £The Abdomen and Pelvis", "The Lower Limb", "The Thorax", and "The Vertebral Column".

440 pages with 158 illustrations (many coloured).

Condition:  Good.  Ex-Libris copy with a bookplate in the name of Peter Cooper.  Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to cloth covers.  Internal pages very good.  Binding tight.

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"BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY" by Susan D. and Leslie L. Iversen.  1975.

Paperback First Edition in printed covers, published by Oxford University Press in 1975.  Dimensions: 21cm x 14cm approx. 

310 pages with a number of black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Good for a paperback.  Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers.  Internal pages good.  Binding tight.

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"DRUGS FROM A TO Z - A Dictionary" by R. R. Lingeman.  1970.

Hardcover First (UK) Edition in cream cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, London in 1970.  Dimensions: 23cm x 14.5cm approx. 

An interesting and useful book that provides a "straightforward reference book" on the subject of natural and pharmaceutically produced drugs, their properties and effects, their chemical uses, and the likely consequences of misuse. 

263 pages.

Condition:  Good. Dustcover has a tear o the front cover and a larger tear to the rear cover but is complete. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to cloth covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"ALL HEAL - A Medical and Social Miscellany" Edited by R. M. Shaw, R. A. Bowen, and G. E. Paget.  1971.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by William Heinemann Medical Books, Ltd, London in 1971.  Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14.5cm approx. 

"A collection of lectures of interest to the general reader given at the Royal Society of Medicine."

244 pages.

Condition:  Very Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to dustcover. Cloth covers very good. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON 1773 - 1973" Edited by Thomas Hunt.  1972.

Hardcover First Edition in brown cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by William Heinemann Medical Books, Ltd, London in 1972.  Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14.5cm approx. 

An interesting book that celebrates the 200th anniversary of the first regularly constituted general medical society to be formed in England. Complete with a compliment slip from the registrar of the society.

141 pages with a number of black and white plates.

Condition:  Very Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to dustcover. Cloth covers very good. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"DISINFECTION AND STERILIZATION" by G. Sykes.  1958.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth covers, published by E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd, London in 1958.  Dimensions: 25.5cm x 16.5cm approx. 

A comprehensive guide to the theory and methods of disinfection and sterilization. Would probably be a useful reference for the UK NHS !!

396 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to cloth covers. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN HEALTH AND DISEASE"  1976.

Paperback Edition in printed covers, published by W. H. Freeman and Company, San Fransisco in 1976 as part of the "Readings from Scientific American" series.  Dimensions: 28.5cm x 21cm approx. 

279 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/creasing to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"METABOLIC AND ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY - An Introductory Text" by Jay Tepperman.  1969.

Paperback Second Edition in printed covers, published by Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc, Chicago in 1969.  Dimensions: 26cm x 18cm approx. 

250 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing to covers which are covered in plastic. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"RECENT ADVANCES IN NEUROLOGY" by W. Russell Brain.  1940.

Hardcover Fourth Edition in red cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by J. & A. Churchill, Ltd, London in 1940.  Dimensions: 21cm x 14cm approx. 

An interesting look a neurology at a time when developments in the field were numerous and the pace of the advancement of knowledge was hectic.

364 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Dustcover is very yellowed with some minor loss to spine leading edge.  Cloth covers good. Internal pages very good with slight yellowing. Binding tight.

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"BY THE LONDON POST - Essays on Medicine in Britain and America" by John Lister.  1985.

Paperback Edition in printed covers, published by The New England Journal of Medicine, Waltham, MA in 1985.  Dimensions: 21cm x 13.5cm approx. 

A complilation of essays originally published as columns for the New England Journal of Medicine between 1952 and 1980.

248 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing to covers. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"A SHORT HISTORY OF ANATOMY FROM THE GREEKS TO HARVEY (THE EVOLUTION OF ANATOMY)" by Charles Singer.  1957.

Paperback Edition in printed covers, published by Constable & Co, London in 1957.  Dimensions: 20.5cm x 13.5cm approx. 

Previously published under the title "The Evolution of Anatomy" and out of print for some time, this is an unabridged republication of the first edition.

209 pages with numerous black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Good. A fair bit of wear/rubbing to covers. Front hinge slightly cracked. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE - MEDICAL SECTION" Eighth Volume.  1915.

Paperback Edition in blue card covers, published by Longmans, Green & Co, London in 1915.  Dimensions: 24.5cm x 16.5cm approx. 

The report of the proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine for the period 1914-1915.

A very scarce publication. 

34 pages.

Condition:  Very Good. Almost unmarked condition.

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"SQUIRE'S COMPANION TO THE BRITISH PHARMACOPOEIA" by Peter Wyatt Squire.  1915.

Hardcover Second Edition in oatmeal cloth covers, published by J & A Churchill, London in 1915.  Dimensions: 16.5cm x 11.5cm approx. 

"Comparing the strength of its various preparations with those of the United States, French and German Pharmacopoeias to which are added not official preparations and practical hints on prescribing and dispensing."

A fairly scarce volume.

1040 pages.

Condition:  Reasonable. Ex-library copy from the Downs Sanctorium, Sutton, Surrey with minimal library markings. Has been re-bound. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to cloth covers. Internal pages good with some rippling due to the thin paper used.  Binding tight.

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"THE CONTENT OF CELLS AND PROTEINS IN THE NORMAL CEREBRO-SPINAL FLUID" by Axel V. Neel.  1939.

Hardcover First Edition in printed blue hardcovers with blue coth spine, published by Oxford University Press / Ejnar Munksgaard in 1939.  Dimensions: 24.5cm x 16.5cm approx.  The volume is signed to the front free endpaper "with the author's compliments, Alex V. Neel".

An interesting volume "describing the diagnostic importance of demonstrating small pathological changes in the cells and proteins - the technique of the investigation."

A scarce volume.

141 hand-cut pages.

Condition:  A little tatty. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Spine has cracked in numerous places and has some taped repairs. Internal pages good with slight yellowing. Binding a bit loose.

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"EXPLORERS OF THE BRAIN"  by Leonard A. Stevens.  1973.

Hardcover Edition in blue cloth covers, published by Angus and Roberts, London in 1973.  Dimensions: 22cm x 14.5cm approx. 

A rather fascinating volume that explains much about brain function as well as providing a history of those who have studied it.

348 pages with a number of black and white photographs and illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK OF DISEASES OF THE EAR - For Students"  by William Milligan and Wyatt Wingrave.  1923.

Hardcover First Edition in mauve cloth cover, published by William Heinemann, Ltd, London in 1923.  Dimensions: 22cm x 14cm approx. 

An interesting medical textbook that focuses on diseases of the ear that are likely to be encountered in general practice.

191 pages with 72 black and white photographs and illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonable. Heavy wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges and covering beginning to split. Internal pages good with just some yellowing and minor marks. Binding fairly tight.

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"ADDICTS AND ADDICTIONS"  by Dr. Vernon Coleman.  1986.

Hardcover First Edition in black hardcover with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Piatkus, London in 1986.  Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14.5cm approx. 

A "simple, straightforward look at the different types of addiction, including certain powerful non-drugs such as gambling, exercise and work. He [the author] explains why each drug has become so widespread in its use, and the mistakes that have been made. He describes how you can recognise an addict; what the dangers are of long-term use, and of withdrawal; and how addicts and addictions should be treated."

Now quite a scarce volume but just as topical and useful as the day it was published.

184 pages.

Condition: Very Good. Slight wear to dustcover. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTIONS - It's Varieties, with their Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment"  by Frederic Treves.  1888.

Hardcover Edition in blue cloth cover, published by Cassell and Company, Ltd, London in 1888.  Dimensions: 17cm x 12cm approx.

A revised, updated and increased published version of an essay by the author that won the Jacksonian Prize from the College of Surgeons in 1884.

515 pages with 60 illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonable. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges. Internal pages good with just some yellowing, some minor marks and some pages creased. Binding tight.

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"PRIMITIVE AND ARCHAIC MEDICINE"  by Henry E. Sigerist.  1967.

Paperback Edition in printed covers, published by Oxford University Press as part of their "History of Medicine" in 1967.  Dimensions: 20cm x 13.5cm approx.

A rather fascinating volume that is of interest to the medical profession, historians, and general readers.

564 pages with a number of black and white photographs and illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good with just some yellowing. Binding tight.

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"CLINICAL NEUROSURGERY - Proceedings of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons"   1959.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth covers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by The Williams & Wilkins Company,  in 1959.  Dimensions: 23.5cm x 15.5cm approx.

The published account of proceedings of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, held in San Fransisco, California in 1958. Includes papers on Surgery of the Brain Stem, Posttraumatic Epilepsy, Regional Hypothermia of the Brain, The Effect of Trauma on the Brain Stem and much more.

289 pages with a number of black and white photographs and illustrations.

Condition:  Good. Dustcover has a fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking. Cloth covers good. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"DIFFICULT LABOUR - A Guide to its Management for Students and Practitioners"  by G. Ernest Herman.  1894.

Hardcover First Edition in green cloth covers, published by Cassell and Company, Ltd, London in 1894.  Dimensions: 19cm x 13cm approx.

A comprehensive guide to dealing with difficult labour with 162 illustrations.

443 pages.

Condition:  Reasonable. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges and a number of places internally. Internal pages good with just some yellowing, some minor marks and a few pen notes. Binding slightly loose.

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"THE VETERINARY FORMULARY - Handbook of Medicines Used in Veterinary Practice" Edited by Yolande M Debuf.  1991.

Hardcover First Edition in printed hardcovers, published by The Pharmaceutical Press, London in 1991.  Dimensions: 22cm x 14cm approx.

Comprehensive information on more than 1600 preparations licensed for use in the UK. Also contains information on 280 preparations licensed only for use in humans but commonly used in veterinary medicines.

448 pages.

Condition:  Good. Slight wear/rubbing to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"PHARMACOGNOSY" by George Edward Trease and William Charles Evans.  1972.

Hardcover Tenth Edition in printed blue hardcovers, published by Bailliere & Tindall, London in 1972.  Dimensions: 23cm x 15.5cm approx.

Dicided into 7 parts: "Introduction", "Plants and their Structure", "Phytochemistry", "Biosynthetic Pathways", "Genetics and Comparative Phytochemistry", "From PLant to Crude Drug", "Drugs of Botanical Origin", "Drugs of Animal Origin", "Microscopal Techniques and Commercial Fibres".

795 pages.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Slight wear/rubbing/marking to covers which are slightly warped. Internal pages good with just some yellowing to page edges and slight wear to extreme edges. Binding tight.

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"DISEASES OF INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD" Vol II by Leonard G. Parsons and Seymour Barling.  1933.

Hardcover First Edition in burgundy cloth covers, published by Oxford University Press, London in 1933.  Dimensions: 23cm x 16cm approx.

This volume covers Diseases of the Upper Respiratory Passages, Diseases of the Respiratory System, Diseases of the Circulatory System, Diseases of the Blood-Forming Organs, Diseases of the Genito-Urinary Systems, Diseases of the Nervous System, Diseases of Muscles, Bones, and Joints, Miscellanous Surgical Conditions, Diseases of the Ear, Diseases of the Skin, and Radiography in the Diagnosis of Disease in Children.

1798 pages with a number of coloured and black and white illustrations and 59 black and white plates.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good with slight yellowing. Last few pages have a minor crease. Binding tight.

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"BRAIN ABSCESS - Its Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic"  by Wells P. Eagleton.  1922.

Hardcover First Edition in black cloth covers, published by The Macmillan Company, New York in 1922.  Dimensions: 24cm x 16.5cm approx.

An interesting volume on brain abscess that is split into 3 main parts: "General Considerations in Intercranial Surgery", "Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic of Brain Abscess", and "Surgical Diagnosis".

297 pages with a number of black and white plates and illustrations.

Ex-Libris from the Royal Society of Medicine with a bookplate stating this is a presentation copy from the author. Also carries library stamp from the Wellcome Institute Library.

Condition:  A bit tatty. Heavy wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges and numerous places internally. One plate loose. Internal pages quite good with some yellowing and edge wear. Binding becoming a bit loose.

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"CONTRIBUTIONS TO ABDOMINAL SURGERY" by Harold Leslie Barnard Edited by James Sheren.  1910.

Hardcover First Edition in burgundy cloth covers, published by Edward Arnold, London in 1910.  Dimensions: 23cm x 15cm approx.

Published after the death of the author, this is a relatively scarce volume on abdominal surgery. Subjects covered include Intestinal Obstruction, Gastric Surgery, The Simulation of Acute Peritonitis by Pleuro-Pneumonic Diseases, Acute Appendicitis, and Surgical Aspects of Subphrenic Abscess.

391 pages with a number of black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good with slight yellowing. Binding fairly tight.

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"THE DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM - A Textbook for Physicians and Students"  by Dr. Ludwig Hirt.  1894.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth cover, published by D. Appleton and Company, New York in 1894.  Dimensions: 23.5cm x 15.5cm approx.

A classic and quite scarce volume on diseases of the nervous system. Split into 2 main parts: "Diseases of the Brain and its Meninges, including those of the Cranial Nerves" and "Diseases of the General Nervous System".

683 pages with a number of black and white illustrations.

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Has been professionally re-bound. Some wear/rubbing to covers. Internal pages quite good with a water mark to the page edges running the whole way through the book and some rippling to pages. Binding tight.

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