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Every Man His Own Doctor Or, the Poor Planter's Physician

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Williamsburg VA, Printing Office of Colonial Williamsburg: 1971

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 7274


The marbelized paper wraps have creases at the corners. The paper is slightly yellowed, but that may be the way the book was printed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages; This is a facsimile printed in Colonial Williamsburg of a popular self-help guide to medical treatment, written anonymously by John Tennent, known for his discovery of rattlesnake root. Editions were printed in the 1730's by William Parks in Williamsburg and Ben Franklin. This facsimile was hand print... View more info

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Child Life in Home and School

By: Atkinson, Thomas G. , M. D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Monticello, Pepsin Syrup Company: 1922

Seller ID: 10957


Pictorial wraps with illustration of children on the way home from school. Much edge and corner wear. Some missing bits and top right corner is just hanging on. Booklet is square and interior is excellent. ; B&W Drawings and Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 19 pages; Promotioanl pamphlet for patent medicines produced by Pepsin Syrup company. Back has the stamp of Carmichael Drug and Book Co. Of Jackson Georgia, a Rexall Store. Neat, localized bit of advertising. View more info

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Our Babies Their Feeding, Care, and Training

By: Bundesen, Dr. Herman N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dayton, Himes Bros. Dairy Company: 1942

Seller ID: 10307


Baby blue wraps with color painting of a baby. General light wear and aging with some small spots on front (see scan. ) Binding is square and secure. Very light dampstain on top corner on several early pages, not touching text. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 96 pages; This baby book was published annually and most often distributed by the Prudential. This copy from a local dairy in Dayton Ohio is somewhat unusual. View more info

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Diseases of the Skin :Their Description, Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment with Special Reference to the Skin Eruptions of Children

By: Crocker, H. Radcliffe, M. D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, P. Blakiston, Son & Company: 1893

Edition: Second Revised Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11153


Deep maroon cloth over boards with gilt titles on spine. Light edge, corner and surface wear. Book is still square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 987 +ads pages View more info

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Gift of Life: the Blood Assurance Story

By: Dortch, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Blood Assurance: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8976


Book and jacket appear to be New and unread. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 131 pages; As the title says, this book is the story of Blood Assurance a program developed in Chattanooga. View more info

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A Manual of Practical Hygiene for Students, Physicians and Medical Officers

By: Harrington, Charles M. D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea Brothers & Company: 1901

Seller ID: 10836


Dark green cloth with titles in gilt within red rectangle on spine. Some edge, corner and surface wear including an old dampstain on the front that does no affect the interior. Light musty odor. Book is square and binding is secure. ; B&W Plates and Engravings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 729 pages View more info

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Humphrey's Manual on the Care and Treatment of All Diseases Safe to Treat at Home

By: Humphreys, Frederick, M. D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Humphrey's Homeopathic Medicine Company: 1935

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 14287


Stapled brown wraps with dulled yellow titles in black frame. Some edge and corner wear with a couple of small chips and/or scuffs. Square and securely bound, a solid copy of this small manual. The booklet consists of Dr. Humphrey's homeopathic remedies and how to use them along with unsolicited testimonials. ; B&W Frontispiece; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 92 + Ads pages View more info

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Memoire Sur La Cataracte Et Guerison de Cette Maladie Sans Operation Chirurgicale

By: M. T.-M. A. A. de Lattier de Laroche

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez L'Auteur: 1833

Edition: 2nd Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 15178


Beige wrappers with black titles with edge, corner and surface wear and soiling, though quite reasonable for a softcover publication of this age. Book is square and binding secure. Spine is in remarkably nice condition with only minor wear at ends. This Freench medical work on the eye and cataracts is a stated Deuxieme Edition, Augmentee de Neuf Nouvelle Observations. Quite scarce. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 236 pages View more info