Category: Medical, Health, Diet, Exercise


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On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-renal Capsules

By: ADDISON, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AB, Classics of Medicine - Gryphon, 1980

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Special, facsimile edition published by the Classics of Medicine Library. Reprint of the 1855 ed. published by Samuel Highley, London. viii, 43 pages, 11 leaves of color plates : illustrations ; 34 cm. Bound in top grain, green cowhide, with endleaves in a marbled design. Gilded edges. Covers are brass die stamped in 22-karat gold. Fixed, silk page marked. An immaculate copy - 'as new'. No 'Notes from the Editors'. Oversized, weight 1.221kg prior to packing. View more info

Meat Hygiene

By: ALBERTSEN, V. E. et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, World Health Organization, 1957

Edition: First Edition

A volume published by the World Health Organization in its Monograoh Series. Numerous contributors cover the subject in great detail. 527pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy, unmarked, with a like dustjacket, unclipped. View more info

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The Scalpel, the Sword : The Story of Doctor Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Dundurn Press Ltd, 2009

Edition: Rerint of 1952

'The Scalpel, the Sword' celebrates the turbulent career of Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939), a brilliant surgeon, campaigner for socialized medicine, and communist. First published in 1952. Here reporinted in the 'Voyageur Classics' series. 368pp, a few photo illustrations. Bright, clean, freshg and unmarked copy - about 'as new'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 480g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer ... View more info

The Scalpel, the Sword; The Story of Dr. Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1952

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Biography of Dr. Norman Bethune, Canadian physician, medical innovator, and noted communist. Bethune came to international prominence first for his service as a frontline surgeon supporting the democratically elected Republican government during the Spanish Civil War. But it was his service with the Communist Eighth Route Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War that would earn him enduring acclaim. xiv, 336pp, photo frontis. Book is bright and clean, and except for a p... View more info

Group of Nurses; Benacre Park, Suffolk, U. K.; Real Photo Postcard

By: ALLEN, Van. H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lyme Regis, UK, Van. H. Allen,

Real photo postcard; view of two rows of a total of 9 nurses. On the front of thecard is noted - Yank Powell, Centre Lodge, Benacre Park, 994. Located in Suffolk, U. K. Divided back, c 1920. Unused. New...LOWER...prices on postcards! Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Sad Mad and Bad; Women and the Mind : A History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800


Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, McArthur & Company, 2007

Edition: First Canadian Printing

"In this fascinating history of mind doctors and their patients, of diagnoses and symptoms, acclaimed writer Lisa Appignanesi probes the ways in which madness, badness, and sadness have been understood over the last two centuries and into our own by philosophers, psychological thinkers, writers, and patients themselves". x, 532pp. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Heavy book w... View more info

The Pill: A Biography of the Drug That Changed the World

By: ASBELL, Bernard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Inc, 1995

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

'First full-scale narrative account of 'the pill' that changed countless people's lives'. 411pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound, tight binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 778g. View more info

The Pill: A Biography of the Drug That Changed the World

By: ASBELL, Bernard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Random House, 1995

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

At least five scientists have been proclaimed "the father of the Pill." We learn here that the credit for its conception belongs to two women who "stand by themselves as the indisputable mothers of the Pill." One of them, Margaret Sanger, was already famous - to many, notorious. The other, Katharine McCormick, didn't even rate an obituary in the nation's leading newspapers. Here is a spellbinding tale of visions and blindness, testing and trials, setbacks... View more info

The Perfect System of Physical Exercise

By: BARKER, Prof. Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Author Published,

Edition: Not Stated

'The Perfect System of Physical exercise which commences in a rational manner, and lays the foundation for absolute success by first developing those three important organs...the Stomach, Heart and Lungs'. No publication data. Undated. Illustrations seem circa 1914 but could have been published later.32pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 50g. View more info

Recent Advancs in Medicine: Clinical Laboratory Therapeutic

By: BEAUMONT, G. E. and DODDS, E. C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada, 1924

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Book details advances in Medicine made from c1914-1924. Blood Analysis, Renal Function, Diabetes, Pancreas, Hepatic Function, Stomach, Basal Metabolism, Heart, Endocrine System, Diptheria etc. 292pp, illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. Minor wear only to red cloth boards. View more info

Celebrating the First One Hundred: 1897-1997


Price: $35.00

Publisher: NJ, Becton Dickinson and Company, 1997

Edition: First Edition

100 years in the life of a Fortune 500 company specialising in medical devices and diagnostic systems. 152pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy in mint condition. Dustjacket shows slight wear to top edge. Heavy book weighing 1.32kg. View more info

An introduction to the study of experimental Medicine

By: BERNARD, Claude; GREENE, Henry Copley; HENDERSON, Lawrence J.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Birmingham, AB, Classics of Medicine Library, 1980

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Reprint of the 1927 ed. published by Macmillan, New York. By Claude Bernard, translated by Henry Copley Greene, A.M., with an introduction by Lawrence J. Henderson. OCLC Number: 6548374. xix, 226 pages ; 25 cm. Fixed, yellow-silk page marker. A volume in the 'Classics of Medicine Library'. A handsome volume bound in top grain cowhide, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt, raised bands to the spine, elaborate gilt patterns to the boards, printed on specail paper, etc. A 'min... View more info

Forceps, fin and Feather:The memoirs of Dr. W. A. Bigelow

By: BIGELOW, Wilfred Abram

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Altona, Manitoba, Canada, D. W. Friesen & Sons, 1969

Edition: Second Paperback Printing

Personal memoir of a pioneer doctor and surgeon from Manitoba. OCLC Number: 558037403. xviii, 116pp, photo plates, ports. 23 cm. Gift inscription to the top of the title page otherwise a bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket shows surface rubbing and has a small, lost chip to the top edge of the front panel. Weight, 262g. View more info

The Vance Stance

By: BONNER, Vance

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1993

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

The Bonner System of structural reprograming for the body. With 34 exercises for strength, flexibility and balanced alignment.176pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with no creases to spine. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 620g. View more info

Shaw and the Doctors

By: BOXILL, Roger

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books, 1969

Edition: First Edition

A stuy of George Bernard Shaw's views on doctors and medicine. 199pp. Vright, clean, unmarked copy in an unclipped dustjacket. Dustjacket shows a little edge wear and a very tiny patch of surface loss to top, front corner [price removal?]. Weight, 430g. View more info