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    Colyer, Sir Frank:  Old Instruments Used For Extracting Teeth.  Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Publishing, 2006. Facsimile Reprint. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 6 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued. 245 pages of text including an index, bibliography and appendices. Illustrated throughout with dreadful drawings and reproductions of earlier works of art. A facsimile reprint of the original 1952 printing by Staples Press of New York City.
    TB27393  $50.00

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    Combe, George:  Notes On The United States Of North America During A Phrenological Visit In 1838-1840.  Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1841. First Edition, First printing. Both volumes of this two volume set are in very good+ condition in the publisher's original dark purple cloth covered boards with a gilt title block on the spines. Both are small octavos measuring 7 1/2" by 5". Volume 1 is missing the upper corner of the first free end page to a depth of 1 1/4" and there is a tear to the same page at the gutter due to a binding error. Volume 2 has a prior owner's name at the upper corner of the first free end page and the cloth at the upper edge of the front board has about 3/4" worn through. Both volumes show minor light foxing to the fore edges of the text blocks and with mild foxing to the end sheets. Volume 1 contains 374 pages of text with some tables and illustrated with a number of line drawings. Volume 2 contains 405 pages of text with a number of tables with scattered line drawings. Combs was a major figure in the area of Phrenology during the Victorian Age. He was a founder of the first organization devoted to that "science", the Edinburgh Phrenological Society (EPS) in February 1820. He authored a number of books on the subject and toured the United States giving lectures on his findings. The title is the result of his two year stay and tour.
    TB24190  $175.00

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    Dalton, S. J.:  Still Life in Motion A Nurse's Notes.  Middletown: Self Published & Young's Printing, 2005. First Edition. Fine in illustrated paper wraps. Without a dust jacket as issued. 71 pages of text and illustrated with strikingly sharp black and white photographs. A collection of 33 poems dedicated to nurses everywhere and based on the author's own experiences from 40 years as an LPN. This is the original and authorized first edition which remains in print. It should not be confused with the pirated edition published by the Llumina Press of Coral Springs, Florida which is little more than a poor quality imitation often seen at much higher prices. This copy is priced at the current list price suggested by the author/publisher.
    TB22519  $12.95

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    Quincy, John, M.D.:  Pharmacopoeia Officinalis & Extemporanea: Or, A Compleat English Dispensatory, In Two Parts Theoretic and Practical.  London: T. Longman, 1749. Twelfth Edition. Fair condition in full, contemporary leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt borders on edge of the bands. A small octavo of 7 7/8 by 4 7/8 inches with the first free end page and title loose, but present and with the front board loose, but present and the rear board ready to part. The end pages are significantly marked up with a prior owner's name and notes in ink. Part I of Book One consists of 256 pages. Part II is in five books containing 504 pges including an index and both are followed by an unpaginated index of 16 leaves. A copy ready for rebinding.
    TB32083  $250.00

  • Slupik, Ramona I., MD:  Complete Guide to Women's Health.  New York: Random House, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown paper covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. A thick, small 4to measuring 9 3/8" tall by 7 1/2" deep. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 759 pages containing an index, text and illustrated with extensive sketches and diagrams.
    TB16619  $10.00

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    Tytler, James:  A Treatise on the Plague and Yellow Fever.  Salem (Mass.): B. B. Macanulty, 1799. First Edition, First printing. Very good with a recent, very attractive 1/4 leather spine with what appear to be very early marbled paper covered boards and new end sheets. The pages of the text block are uniformly tanned with occasional spots of foxing. Without a dust jacket. Published according to act of Congress. 568 pages of text including a 23 page appendix. The book is in three parts. Part I contains 370 pages which is devoted to The Plague. Part II runs from pages 371 to 544 and it is devoted to Yellow Fever. The third part is the 23 page appendix "containing histories of the plague at Athens in the time of the Peloponnesian War: at Constatntinople in the time of Justinian; at London in 1665; at Marseilles in 1720; &c." Lacking the errata sheet at the end of the text and the folding table. (Evans, 36465)
    TB21273  $500.00

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    Weinberger, D.D.S, Bernard Wolf:  An Introduction to The History of Dentistry and An Introduction to The History of Dentistry in America.  Birmingham: Classics of Dentistry Library, 1981. Collector's Edition. Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition in full black leather covered boards with extensive gilt decorations on the front and rear boards with four raised bands on the spines with gilt text stamping and gilt decorations in the compartments. The end papers are marbled paper, there is a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spines and edges of the text blocks are gilt. The first volume covers the general history of dentistry to 1800. The second volume deals exclusively with the history of dentistry in America. Both volumes are small quartos measuring 10" tall by 7' deep overall. Volume I contains 514 pages including an index and volume II contains 408 pages including an index. Originally published in St. Louis by C. V. Mosby Company in 1948. This reprinting is an exact facsimile copy of a first edition presented in a beautiful full, black leather bindings.
    TB18067  $90.00

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