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Reminiscent sketches written by members of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service, and those connected iwth the Military nursing Service during the Great War, 1914 to 1918, conveying some idea of the work of the Army nurse in connection with the Expeditionary Forces Overseas. Blue/grey cloth boards, red vignette to front. vi and 80 pages. Covers a little marked. Scattered foxing to text block and margins.
The Royal Cornwall Infirmary was founded by a small group of patriotic and dedicated Cornishmen in the closing years of the 18th century, at a time when England was engaged in a life and death struggle with revolutionary France. This is a story of hardship and endurance, of financial stringency and frugal living, of frustration and disappointment, of administrative errors and harsh decisions. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. Boards mottled and scuffed. Some browning to endpapers and top edge of text block. Sweet odour present. Otherwise contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and a little grubby.
Blue boards, red title to spine. This book is a historical exploration of how the 'Doctor's Bible' - continuously in print for 150 years - was originally created. ISBN: 9780199552993. A little pencil writing to first page. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.
Masters of Medicine series. Thomas Sydenham was a founder of clinical medicine and epidemiology. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w frontis with tissue guard. xvi and 264 pages plus adverts to rear. Corners bumped, gilt to spine fading. Small previous owner's label to front pastedown, name in ink and embossed stamp to front endpaper. Heavy browning to page edges. Foxing to rear endpaper.
THE BLOODY FIELDS OF WATERLOO: MEDICAL SUPPORT AT WELLINGTON'S GREATEST BATTLE
Written by M.K.H. Crumplin.
Stock no. 1817744
Published by Ken Trotman Publishing. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Medical perspectives of the battles from the 16th to 18th June 1815, anecdotal casualties, explanations of medical ranking, with a comprehensive list of medical men, who served at the battle and their career paths. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781907417412. SIGNED and dated 2015 by the author to title page.
ECHOES & REMINISCENCES OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS IN CHELTENHAM OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Written by G. Arthur Cardew.
Stock no. 2130089
Published by Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1968. Very good condition.
Includes list of subscribers to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers, foxing to outer page edges. Some margin marks.
A reprint of the historical souvenir issued by B.W. & Co. on the occasion of the meeting of the British Medical Association at Swansea, 1903. Beige paper boards, gilt title to front. Marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations. 52 pages including index. Covers heavily browned/grubby. Contents clean.
Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper spine faded.
Includes Etiology of Hydramnios, Nervous Disorder, Intracranial Aneurisms, Cleft Palate. Blue card wraps. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers at front. 392 pages. Front joint cracked. Covers a little grubby and creased. Bookplate inside front cover. Endpapers grubby. Contents clean.
Includes Rheumatic Carditis, Structure and Function of the Thymus Gland, Puerperal Fever, Cystic and Dermoid Tumours of the Eye. Blue card wraps. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers at front. 366 pages. Covers a little soiled. Endpapers grubby. Bookplate to inside of front cover., Contents clean.
The British Medical Association 1832-1966. A fascinating chronicle of the BMA's growth into a national institution and a unique historical account, tracing the changes in British medicine against the background of social and political change throughout the Victorian era, two world wars, and beyond. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0727909983. SIGNED by author to front endpaper which is also just a little grubby. Else book and contents in fine condition in a blue dustwrapper which has a 1" closed tear (no loss) to lower rear spine edge.