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THE SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE OF MICHAEL FARADAY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by L. Pearce Williams.
Stock no. 2126323
Published by Cambridge University Press. Circa 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Volume 1 covers the period 1812-1848, Volume 2 covers 1849-1866. Edited on behalf of The Royal Institution of Great Britain by Williams, with the assistance of Rosemary FitzGerald and Oliver Stallybrass. A few spots to covers. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrappers are edge-creased and chipped with minimal loss; some browning.
THE DOUBLE HELIX
Written by James D. Watson.
Stock no. 2125768
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Fine condition.
A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA. Black cloth spine with gilt green title, black paper boards with green pattern. Black endpapers. B/w photos and diagrams. Slip case is very good; bumping to a couple of corners; a few scuff marks.
Written by Clyde Fenton.
Stock no. 2125280
Published by Georgian House. 2nd 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, black title to spine. B/w photos. Second edition, revised. The Flying Doctor service in Australia. Some browning to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing and tears and chips; repaired with yellowing sticky tape.
MASH: AN ARMY SURGEON IN KOREA
Written by Otto F. Apel; Pat Apel.
Stock no. 1816044
Published by University Press of Kentucky. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
When North Korean forces invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, Otto Apel was a surgical resident living in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife and three young children. A year later he was chief surgeon of the 8076th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital near the front lines in Korea. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine.B/w photos. ISBN: 0813120705. 2nd printing.
A TREATISE ON THE OPERATIONS OF SURGERY, WITH A DESCRIPTION AND REPRESENTATION OF THE INSTRUMENTS USED IN PERFORMING THEM
Written by Samuel Sharp.
Stock no. 2125059
2nd 1739. Good condition.
Second edition. ..Used in performing them; to which is prefixed an introduction on the nature and treatment of wounds, abscesse's and ulcers. The author was a Surgeon of Guy's Hospital. Modern binding; brown cloth with leather spine. Modern binding is in excellent condition; new endpapers. Original pages; inscription in ink to title page. Some grubby marks to pages. What looks like a few small book worm holes to margins of a few pages to rear. Some heavy damp marking going down some pages, also mostly to rear of book. It's a lovely tight binding - contents are still in good reading condition!
THE DANGEROUS SKY: A HISTORY OF AVIATION MEDICINE
Written by Douglas H. Robinson.
Stock no. 1815654
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The development of flight from the balloon in 1783 to the modern supersonic jet aircraft, and relating how medical men first investigated the hazards to which flying subjected the human organism, and how these were overcome. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854291385. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.
UNITY IN DIVERSITY: THE SHORT LIFE OF THE UNITED OXFORD HOSPITALS
Written by E.J.R. Burrough.
Stock no. 1815366
Published by E.J.R. Burrough. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The history of a famous group of hospitals. A narrative of some achievements, some reverses and some memorable characters. A family story which treats the life of a hospital upstairs and downstairs and in the corridors in between. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 095050081X. Spine slightly cocked. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
THE ELEMENTS OF MATERIA MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Jonathan Pereira.
Stock no. 2123935
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 2nd 1842. Almost very good condition.
Second edition, enlarged and improved. Leather spines and corners. Marbled boards. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedowns and title pages of books. Leather starting to come unstuck on spine of Vol 2. Chipping along cover edges. Damp markings to page margins and corners. Some foxing.
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE AT HARLEY STREET
Written by Harry Verney.
Stock no. 1814793
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition.
Florence Nightingale's reports to the Governors of her Nursing Home from 1853-1954, with an introduction by Sir Harry Verney. 7.5 x 5 ins. Blue/purple paperboards with purple paperboard spine, outlined in gilt. Maroon/gilt inscription onlay on front board. ISBN: 0460039725. Board edges lightly rubbed.
PALAEOPATHOLOGY: DISEASES AND INJURIES OF PREHISTORIC MAN
Written by Paul A. Janssens.
Stock no. 1814735
Published by John Baker. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Palaeopathology is the study of the diseases and malformations of the past, and in particular of those times for which their exists no literary sources. Purple boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. 170 pages including index. ISBN: 0212998447. Blue dustwrapper is scuffed.
THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 1609671
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.
Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Second printing. Contained in black slipcase which has a few marks.
THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 1609516
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Fine condition.
Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Contained in a slipcase.