Medicine

  1. Chadwick, Edwin.: Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain 1842. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press,1965. 1st. edn. thus. 433 pp. Edited and with an introduction by M.W.Flinn. D/w a trifle rubbed on extremities and with one small tear otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 728) £20.00

 

  1. Digby, Sir Kenelm.: Of Bodies and of Mans Soul: to discover the immortality of reasonable souls with two discourses of the powder of sympathy and of the vegetation of plants. London: Printed by S. G. and B. G. for John Williams and are to be sold on Little Britain over against St. Buttolphs Church, 1669. Rebound in half calf. Spine with raised bands, contrasting title label, gilt lettering. Bookplate to front pastedown and neat ink signature. Bonding slightly rubbed on corners and edges, some foxing throughout but, overall, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 1840) £400.00

 

  1. Hippocrates.: The Medical Works of Hippocrates. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1950. 1st. edn. thus.viii, 301 pp. A new translation by John Chadwick and W.N.Mann. D/w chipped and worn on extremities otherwise a clean and sound copy. (Stock ref 638) £15.00

 

  1. Laycock, Thomas.: A Treatise on the Nervous Diseases of Women: comprising an inquiry into the nature, causes and treatment of spinal and hysterical disorders. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Greene and Longmans, 1840. 1st. edn. xxxii, 356 pp. Paper covered boards with blind stamped decoration, rebacked with original spine laid on, gilt lettering. Binding rather rubbed and worn but, internallly a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 1841) £100.00

 

  1. Mellor, Ethel.: Manipulation as a Curative Factor: osteopathy and medicine with an appendix on hay fever. London: Methuen & Co., 1931. 1st. edn. xiii, 255pp. 12 text figures. Inscribed by the author. D/w a little rubbed on corners and edges with four, small, closed tears in top edge. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3659) £10.00

 

  1. Orta, Garcia da.: Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India. London: Henry Sotheran, 1913. No. 136 of an edn. limited to 150 copies. xxi, 509 pp. The new edition (Lisbon, 1895) edited and annotated by the Conde de Ficalho translated with an introduction and index by Sir Clements Markham. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown. Some light foxing to prelims. Teg. Blue cloth gilt slightly marked otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1835) £350.00

 

  1. Wake, Roy.: The Nightingale Training School, 1860-1996. London: Haggerston Press, 1998. 1st. edn. 265 pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2769) £12.00

 

  1. Wilson, Dudley.: Signs and Portents. London: Routledge, 1993. 1st. edn. ix, 215pp. 31 b/w illus. Some ballpoint scribbling to half-title. D/w very slightly dust marked on back panel, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3083) £50.00