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INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH, ABERCROMBIE, John
1 ABERCROMBIE, John INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH
Edinburgh Waugh and Innes 1832 Third Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, full polished tan calf, foliate gilt in compartments with red title label, borders in blind, xv + 441pp. Some loss of gilt at spine, very small patch of abrasion at rear outer hinge, minor rubbing, foxing at edges, prelims. and later leaves, text mostly free from effects. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 125.00 EUR
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2 ACHESON, E.D. MEDICAL RECORD LINKAGE
London Oxford University Press 1967 Hard Cover Good 
(From the Oxford Record Linkage Study and the Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Clinical medicine, University of Oxford) Octavo, xviii + 213pp., figures, tables (including foldiing). Dustwrapper a little rubbed, book with edges foxed, not penetrating. A good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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3 ALBERTI, Fay Bound MATTERS OF THE HEART: HISTORY, MEDICINE, AND EMOTION
Oxford Oxford University Press 2010 0199540977 / 9780199540976 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, viii + 228pp., mono. illustrations. Owner's neat inscription at front paste-down endpaper, a little wear at half-title corner; otherwise a very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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EPILEPSY THROUGH THE AGES: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CLASSIC WRITINGS ON EPILEPSY, ARTS, Nicolaas (ed.)
4 ARTS, Nicolaas (ed.) EPILEPSY THROUGH THE AGES: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CLASSIC WRITINGS ON EPILEPSY
Alphen aan den Rijn Van Zuiden Communications 2001 Hard Cover 
Large octavo, laminated pictorial boards, 357pp., mono. illustrations. Front paste-down endpaper turned over at corner; minimal wear. No dustwrapper, but a near-fine copy, scarcely used 
Price: 115.00 EUR
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5 ASHLEY, David J.B., foreword R. Winston Evans HUMAN INTERSEX
Edinburgh E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, 357pp., table. Book with a little edge foxing (chiefly top edge), dustwrapper with a few soils (chiefly rear panel), owner's name at fly-leaf, and one pen amendment at index. Text clean, no significant wear, and in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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6 BARBER, Bernard et al RESEARCH ON HUMAN SUBJECTS: PROBLEMS OF SOCIAL CONTROL IN MEDICAL EXPERIMENTATION
New York Russell Sage Foundation 1973 0871540908 / 9780871540904 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, viii + 263pp., tables. Dustwrapper partially faded, and with light wear, book with light foxing at top edge, contents clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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7 BAXBY, Derrick JENNER'S SMALLPOX VACCINE: THE RIDDLE OF VACCINIA VIRUS AND ITS ORIGIN
London Heinemann Educational Books 1981 0435540572 / 9780435540579 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, xiv + 214pp., top edge tinted dark orange, mono. illustrations. Unclipped dustwrapper partially sunned at front panel, just a touch of yellowing/foxing at dustwrapper turn-ins and endpapers. Minimal wear. A good, sound, clean copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 40.00 EUR
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8 BEAUMONT, William EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS ON THE GASTRIC JUICE AND THE PHYSIOLOGY OF DIGESTION
New York Dover Publications 1959 Soft Cover 
(Facsimile of the original edition of 1833 together with a biographical essay, 'A Pioneer American Physiologist' by William Osler.) Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, xl + 279pp. + adverts. Wraps and edges a little tanned, minimal wear. Small label of Constable & Co. pasted-down at title page. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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9 BONNAR, Alphonsus MEDICINE AND MEN
London Burns & Oates 1964 Cardinal Books Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff red and white wraps (faded to white at spine, title remaining strong), x + 162pp. Edges tanned, minor creasing at wraps and spine, no significant defects. A good, sound copy. 
Price: 18.00 EUR
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10 BRAZIER, Mary A.B. A HISTORY OF THE ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY OF THE BRAIN: THE FIRST HALF-CENTURY
London Pitman Medical Publishing Co., Ltd. 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, vii + 119pp., mono. illustrations, chiefly portraits. Unclipped dustwrapper with a little foxing, and a few small soils, a little loss at margins; book with some foxing at top edge, no remarkable wear, text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 40.00 EUR
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11 BROCKINGTON, C. Fraser PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Edinburgh E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, viii + 287pp., mono. illustrations. Very mild rubbing at unclipped dustwrapper; book with some foxing, not serious, largely confined to edges, endpapers, only slightly at margins. Text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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12 BROWNE, O'Donel T.D. THE ROTUNDA HOSPITAL 1745-1945
Edinburgh E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. 1947 First Edition Hard Cover 
Quarto, beige cloth. title in gilt at spine, green armorial decoration at front board, portrait fronts., xx + 296pp., mono. illustrations, folding graph, page-marker showing list of masters. No dustwrapper, small bump at bottom edge, rear board, with just a little consequential internal creasing, nothing serious. Top edge (tinted green) fading, remainder with some foxing. Contents clean, a sound, square copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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13 CAMAC, C.N.B. (collected) CLASSICS OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY
New York Dover Publications 1959 Soft Cover 
(Formerly titled "Epoch-making Contributions to Medicine, Surgery and the Allied Sciences") Octavo, publisher's printed wraps, x + 435pp., mono. portrait. Wraps faded, chiefly at spine, and with very minor soiling; top edge with some foxing, fore-edge quite tanned. Very slight wear only, text clean. A sound copy. (Small label of Constable & Co. pasted-down at title page) 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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14 CHADWICK, Edwin (ed. M.W. Flinn) THE SANITARY CONDITION OF THE LABOURING POPULATION OF GT. BRITAIN
Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 1965 Hard Cover Very Good 
Large octavo, 443pp. Edges a little tanned (foxing at top edge), dustwrapper with a little rubbing, mostly at spine edge, nothing serious. A very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 22.00 EUR
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15 CLEMENT, G. THOU SHALT NOT KILL: A DOCTOR'S BRIEF FOR THE UNBORN CHILD
Philadelphia The Peter Reilly Company 1930 Hard Cover 
(Authorized translation from the fourth French edition) Octavo, black cloth, gilt title at spine, 152pp. Ex-library (stamps of the Commissariat of the Holy Land, Washington, DC), no dustwrapper, cloth tired but without significant wear; edges tanned/foxed, some internal foxing, chiefly at endpapers. Reasonably sound, certainly usable, but fair only. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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16 COPE, Zachary ALMROTH WRIGHT: FOUNDER OF MODERN VACCINE-THERAPY
London Nelson 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 184pp., plates, figures. Some foxing at edges, principally the top edge. Not penetratingMinimal wear. A very good, sound copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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17 CROOKE, Helkiah, from Ambroise Paré AN EXPLANATION OF THE FASHION AND USE OF THREE AND FIFTY INSTRUMENTS OF CHIRURGERY
Edinburgh West Port Books 1982 Facsimile. Hard Cover Very Good 
Small octavo, 117pp. printed in facsimile. Very minor soiling at (clipped) dustwrapper, the same with a light abrasion and very minor tear; light tanning/foxing at text block edges. Gift inscription at fly-leaf. Text clean, no significant defects. Sound, and quite presentable in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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THE ACTION AND USES IN MEDICINE OF DIGITALIS AND ITS ALLIES, CUSHNY, Arthur R.
18 CUSHNY, Arthur R. THE ACTION AND USES IN MEDICINE OF DIGITALIS AND ITS ALLIES
London Longmans, Green and Co. 1925 Hard Cover 
Octavo, dark blue cloth, title in gilt at head of spine, in blind at front board, mono. portrait fronts.,xi + 303pp., figures. A little shaken (endpapers splitting over hinges, though far from detaching), soiling at cloth, rubbed at edges; any tanning/foxing almost wholly confined to endpapers and edges, edges with some darkening/smudging, not carrying into contents, just a little at prelims. Text clean, good. 
Price: 85.00 EUR
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19 DAVENHILL, Rachael (ed.) LOOKING INTO LATER LIFE: A PSYCHOANALYTIC APPROACH TO DEPRESSION AND DEMENTIA IN OLD AGE
London Karnac Books 2007 1855754479 / 9781855754478 Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, xix + 343pp., mono. illustrations. Just a hint of edge and endpaper foxing, scarcely remarkable; gift inscription (probably from author) at half-title. Little used. A very good copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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20 DAWSON, E. Rumley THE CAUSATION OF SEX IN MAN: A NEW THEORY OF SEX BASED ON CLINICAL MATERIALS TOGETHER WITH CHAPTERS ON FORECASTING OR PREDICITIONG THE SEX OF THE UNBORN CHILD
London H.K. Lewis & Co. Ltd. 1917 Hard Cover 
(title continues "and on the Determination or Production of Either Sex at Will) Octavo, dark green cloth, gilt, xiv + 226pp. + 32pp., figures. Very mild wear, very minor soiling at cloth; worm tracks at front endpaper, penetrating neither through board, nor text block; rear endpaper stained, with slight effect on final adert. leaf., cosmetic only. Binding presentable, text clean, a sound copy. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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