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CULPEPER'S COMPLETE HERBAL
Written by Nicholas Culpeper.
Stock no. 2135278
Published by W. Foulsham. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Consisting of a comprehensive description of nearly all herbs with their medicinal properties extracted from them. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 430 pages including index.. Colour plates. ISBN: 0572002033. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is marked with some scuffing; nicks at corners.

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WELLINGTON'S DOCTORS: THE BRITISH ARMY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by Martin Howard.
Stock no. 1822094
Published by The History Press. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

The doctors of Britain's Napoleonic army played a crucial role in the war against France. Wellington was the first British general to praise his doctors in dispatches. Here, many rare contemporary Napoleonic memoirs and letters have been consulted to give a unique and vivid picture of the army doctors and the soldiers in their care. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781862274938. First paperback edition.

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CULPEPER'S COLOUR HERBAL
Written by Nicholas Culpeper; David Potterton; E.J. Shellard. Illustrated by Michael Stringer.
Stock no. 1822027
Published by Guild Publishing. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 224 pages including index. Edited by Potterton. Foreword by E.J. Shellard. Fading to spine and lower edges. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE ROYAL GWENT & ST. WOOLOS HOSPITALS
Written by Brian Peeling; et al.
Stock no. 1822025
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A century of service in Newport. B/w photos. Large folding map. ISBN: 1874538085. A clean copy with pictorial dustwrapper which is unevenly faded and a little grubby and scored, top of spine worn.

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THE PENNY CASTLE: A HISTORY OF THE PONTYPOOL & DISTRICT HOSPITAL 1903 TO 1993
Written by Warren William Lewis.
Stock no. 1821924
Published by Warren William Lewis. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book shows the community spirit in its true sense, combining all those people of differing class and social backgrounds working together with one purpose in mind, to build and maintain a Hospital for the district of Pontypool. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0954450302. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to colophon page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 1821535
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Second printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some scuffing and slight bumps to sides.

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HISTORY OF THE ROYAL GWENT HOSPITAL 1839-1948
Written by Thomas Baker Jones; W.J. Townsend Collins.
Stock no. 2134442
Published by R.H. Johns. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

B/w photos. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spine and cover edges are faded, with some other marks; foxspots etc. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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STATISTICS APPLIED TO CLINICAL TRIALS
Written by Ton J. Cleophas; Aeilko H. Zwinderman; Toine F. Cleophas.
Stock no. 1820875
Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2nd 2002. Very good condition.

Second Edition. This book not only explains classical statistical analysis of clinical trials, but also addresses relatively novel issues, including equivalence testing, interim analyses, sequential analysis, meta-analyses, and provides a framework of the best statistical methods currently available for these purposes. Lilac cardwraps. ISBN: 1402005709. Light bowing of covers. It is possible there is some minor annotation present but we did not spot it.

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BAYES AND EMPIRICAL BAYES METHODS FOR DATA ANALYSIS
Written by Bradley P. Carlin; Thomas A. Louis.
Stock no. 1319630
Published by Chapman & Hall/Crc. Circa 2000. Very good condition.

Second Edition. Building on the first edition of their popular text Carlin and Louis introduce EB methords to demonstrate their usefulness in challenging applied settings, and to show how they can be implemented using modern Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods. Red glazed boards. 419 pages. ISBN: 1584881704. 5th printing. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some page corner tips creased. Contents clean.

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BAYESIAN ADAPTIVE METHODS FOR CLINICAL TRIALS
Written by Scott M. Berry; Bradley P. Carlin; et al.
Stock no. 1820371
Published by CRC Press. Circa 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series. For readers involved in clinical trials research, this book significantly updates and expands their statistical toolkits. Blue glazed boards. ISBN: 9781439825488. Boards a little scuffed, remains of label to rear board. Binding error to rear pastedown and endpaper which means the pastedown is creased vertically and last page of index is stuck to the pastedown. Contents otherwise fine.

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DEGENERATION AMONGST LONDONERS
Written by James Cantlie.
Stock no. 2133867
Published by Field & Tuer. Circa 1885. Good condition.

A lecture which attracted much public attention in the newspapers exciting "surprise and suspicion that in this, the most healthy of all large towns, as judged from the death rate returns, there should even be a question of degeneration". Small format. Beige card wraps with dark brown outer layer. 61 pages. Outer wraps darkened and in two halves with some loss. Inner wraps clean and sound. Some pencil annotion in margins. Pages lightly browned.

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C-SIZE: TEN YEARS AS THE DOCTOR OF THE QE2
Written by Nigel Roberts.
Stock no. 1819751
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 1988. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A hilarious and dramatic memoir. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0283996722. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Contents browned. Two dustwrappers... one in English, the other in Japanese - this dustwrapper is SIGNED by the author to front flap.

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