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1 18th Century Surgical Instruments on 12 Engraved Plates
About 1800 Paperbound Good+ or Better Medical Size:11" x 8 3/4" H. Anderson, B. Tanner and Tiebout & Boyd. 
12 engraved plates, mounted & preserved on Japan paper. Plates from an unidentified medical volume, with both stipple & line engravings from H. Anderson, B. Tanner and Tiebout & Boyd. Illustrated Plates are:FRACTURE OF THE CLAVICLE; INSTRUMENTS FOR COUCHING AND THE EXTRACTION OF THE CATARACT; INSTRUMENTS FOR THE EXTRACTION OF THE CATARACT AND FOR THE FISTULA LACHRYMALIS; TOURNIQUETS AND AMPUTATING INSTRUMENTS; INSTRUMENTS FOR LITHOTOMY (2 different plates); TRUSSES; FRACTURE OF THE LEG; TREPANNING INSTRUMENTS; and 3 more plates with no "specific" title, just drawings of different surgical tools. All state "SURGERY" at the top of plate.Two plates, cut with some loss to plate numbering. Light foxing & fingersoiling, else very good. Great conversation pieces - and great medical history. Suitable for framing, mounting, etc. 
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2 1921 SWAMP ROOT ALMANAC
Binghamton, NY Dr. Kilmer and Co 1921 Wraps Good to Good+ Almanac Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 8 3/4" Tables, Photographs 
32 pp. Colored illustrated covers. Front cover of an Indian maiden. One small hole punch at top spine joint on front cover with piece of string,going through to the back, probably for hanging. Minor soiling. Covers are Good to Good+. Interior is clean and tight and VG. Several photographs of the Swamp-Root Laboratory. 
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3 Bulletin of Basic Science Research, Nos. 1 and 2, Nos.3 And 4. Vol. 4. 2 Bulletins. 1932
Cincinnati Basic Science Research Laboratory 1932 Paper Cover Very Good Medicine Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Figures( Graphs)Tables 
Nos. 1 and 2: Two articles by Francis F Heyroth: The Evaluation of Vitamin B1, Concentrates by the Rat Cure Method and Deductions as to the Chemical Constitution of Vitamin B1 from the Absorption Spectra of B1 Concentrates(also written by John R. Loofbourow). By G. Park Goode: The Formation of Vitamin A in Corn Sprouts by Light, and the Transfer of the Vitamin from the Sprout to the Grain. By John R. Loofbourow: Vitamin D-A Review, Part I. Ultra-Violet Absorption Spectra in Relation to Vitamin D (continued). 69 graph illustrations, 8 Tables. 112 pp. ex. mus. stamps on front cover, otherwise covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. Nos. 3 and 4: The Wave-Length Threshold in the Ultra-Violet for the Destruction of the Vitamin A Chromogen and the Absorption at 3280 A. by Robert J. Norris and John R. Loofbourow and 3 articles by Francis F. Heyroth: An Attempt to Confer Antineuritic Activity Upon Thymus Nucleic Acid; An Apparent Effect of Thymus Nucleic Acid on the Incidence of Rat Polyneuritis; and Further Observations on the Changes Induced in Uracil by Irradiation. Preliminary Tests by a Chemical Method. pp.113-135. 2 graph illustrations and 2 tables. ex. museum stamp on front cover, otherwise Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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4 DOAN'S DIRECTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1910
Buffalo, NY Foster-Milburn Company 1909 Wraps Good+ American History Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8" 
Provided by the makers of Doan's Kidney Pills, this is an annual census of the population of the United States, which they claim numbered 90 million in 1910. "Doan's 1910 Directory also contains, in handy and concise form, complete information regarding diseases of the kidneys, a subject so little understood that thousands of fatal cases occur every year that could be prevented by prompt treatment." 32 pp. Decorative paper wraps with image of Uncle Sam on front cover and on back cover, a letter from a doctor assuring Doan's Kidney Pills are safe for treatment. Cover corners are creased and front bottom corner is missing. Small tears to spine edge. Tear to edge of pages 1-3. Red pencil marks on top of page 1. Document in Good+ condition. 
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5 MICROBIAL GENETICS, Biology Colloquium 1960
Corvallis, OR. Oregon State College 1960 Paper Cover Very Good- Biology Size: Approx. 8 1/4 " x 11" Figures, Tables 
Twenty-first Annual Biology Colloquium, April 22-23, 1960. Articles: Microbial Genetics, Introduction to the Colloquium by Aaron Novick with frontis. portrait of Novick.plus Microbial Genetics and the Synthesis of Proteins by Novick; Genetic Studies on the Replication of Bacterial Viruses by Gunther S. Stent with illustrations and table; Genetic Fine Structure in Neurospora by David R. Stadler with illustrations; Recent Studies of Transformation in Bacillus subtilis by John Spizizen with tables; Genetic Recombination Between Genera of the Enterobacteriaceae by L. S. Baron with illustrations and tables; and Conversion by Bacteriophage-A Factor in Bacterial Variation by Neal B. Groman. 53 pp. Grey stiff covers. ex-mus. stamp on cover. Some discoloring/rubbing to top left border from ? dampness? as faint line on title page upper edge and next page. No interference with text. Otherwise covers are Very Good. ex-mus stamp on two separate pages on top margin-not in text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
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6 POPULAR SCIENCE NEWS AND BOSTON JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY.1892-Complete year. 12 issues. Vol. XXVI: Number 1-12. January-December.
Boston Popular Science News Co. 1892 Wraps Good or Better Science Size: Approx. 9 1/2" x 12" Figures (line drawings), Tables, 
Articles by Harlan Hoge Ballard,"then" President of the Agassiz Association; and THE NEW STAR IN AURIGA, by Charles Augustus Young. Articles include: NOVELITIES IN PHOTOGRAPHY (6 etchings); WATER AND AIR BAROMETERS (2 etchings); PHOTOGRAPHING LIGHTING-STROKES(1etching); FLINT IMPLEMENTS OF COCHIN CHINA (1etching); SOME CURIOUS MINERALS (5 ETCHINGS); ABOUT LICHENS(17 etchings); MIMICRY IN ANIMALS (3 etchings); EXPERIMENTS WITH WATER-JETS(3 ETCHINGS); EVOLUTION FOR THE CONTINENTS( 4 etchings); MINIATURE SUN-DIALS (4 etchings); SOUP-BUBBLES (6 etchings); JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (2 etchings); SIMPLIFIED COMPOUND LEAVES (8 etchings). Includes monthly section on MEDICINE and PHARMACY, ASTRONOMICAL PHENOMENA and METEOROLOGY. December Issue includes Index for the Year with List of Articles. All are in Good or better condition. One issue will ex-mus. numbers on front cover (advertisement page). May issue does not have 2 pages of advertisements as its "covers", all the other issues do. Covers lightly soiled or age-toned around borders. One issue torn area on cover (advertisements), but all there. One issue's side edge with tear, but intact. Overall interiors are clean, tight, and in Very Good condition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 SCIENCE RECORD (Formerly Scientific and Literary Gossip), Three Issues 1883-1884.
Boston S. E. Cassino & Co. 1883 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 3/4" Figures (line drawings) 
A monthly journal of Notes and News in all departments of Science. 3 issues: Dec.15,1883 (Vol. 11, No.2); Jan.15, 1884 (Vol.II, No. 3) and Oct.15,1884 (Vol.II, No.12). Articles include: A NEW MICROSCOPE SLIDE CABINET, RESEARCHES ON BACTERIA, MICROSCOPY, SOCIETY OF NATURALISTS IN EASTERN UNITED STATES, BATS, CALIFORNIA SPIDERS, BIRDS, CRUSTACEA, ROCK SECTIONS, WINES, and HARMONY OF THE SPHERES. Jan.1884 issue pages mainly uncut. Illustrations, including publisher advertisements. Paper covers mildly soiled, string-tied. Oct.1884 issue's covers detached from text with tears, still intact. Overall exteriors are Good. Interiors are clean, tight and Very Good. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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8 SCIENCE, April 17, 1885. Volume V. No. 115
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good+ or Better Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Engravings, Drawings, Tables 
Article by Famous American: A. W. GREELY "The scientific results of the Lady Franklin Bay expedition" with full page illustration of "The station of the Greely Party at Lady Franklin Bay". Other articles: "Footprints in the rocks of Colorado" by H.W. Parker with 2 illustrations; and "Successful extraction of a bullet from the brain" with 2 illustrations. Under News and Notes, a paragraph on the "remarkable halo seen in Orleans, France on " 17th of January last" with an drawing of the "halo". Paper covers lightly soiled with light chipping around edges, otherwise Good+. Back cover's lower corner folded back. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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9 SCIENCE, August 27, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 186
New York The Science Company 1886 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etching 
Articles by Famous Americans: J. WILLARD GIBBS: Multiple algebra. in Letters to the Editor: WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period;HENRY B. BAKER: The causation of pneumonia; and E.W.EVANS: The sweating sickness. Another article:"A New Submarine Torpedo Boat" with illustration. ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark along top edge of front cover and on first page top margin inside. watermark at spine hinge. small chipping around edges. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 SCIENCE, December 11, 1885. Volume VI. No. 149
New York The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Tables 
With Science Supplement. Some articles: "A National University"; "The Decay of the Obelisk"(in Central Park) by ARNOLD HAGUE; " The Meeting of the American Public Health Association" with diagram exhibiting the comparative mortality by absolute number of decedents from fifteen most important causes of death, in Rhode Island, during 25 years, from 1860 to 1884; "Telpherage"(in England) with 4 illustrations, under Astronomical Notes: "Two new comets" with table and "The Biela comet meteor-stream" with table. Articles by or about Famous Americans: in Letters to the Editor:E. J. JAMES "NEWCOMB's Political Economy"; and H. M. PAUL "The Biela comet meteor-stream". In Science Supplement: G. BROWN GOODE " Recent Challenger Monographs"(report of Challenger Expedition); "Heights in France"(of country's inhabitants) with map; and "Progress in Metallurgy". Tipped in one page: THREE NEW PORTRAITS OF WASHINGTON". Covers only 1/5 attached, but covers "intact". Slightly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on front cover. Slight chipping at edges. label residue covering up part of "title" contents. Some creasing. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Supplement is in VG condition. 
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11 SCIENCE, December 18, 1885. Volume VI. No. 150
New York The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Etching 
With Science Supplement. Some articles: "The Meeting of the American Public Health Association"; "The government and its scientific bureaus" and "Methods of teaching political economy". Articles by or about Famous Americans: in Letters to the Editor: "NEWCOMB's Political Economy"; LESTER F. WARD "A National university"; P. J. FARNSWORTH "The English sparrow"; and WILLIAM FERREL "The temperature of the moon". In Science Supplement:.I. C. RUSSELL "North Carolina coal-fields"; "Laying a Cable" (joining the two islands Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket); "Physics at Johns Hopkins"; and "The American ferret" with an illustration of one. Covers slightly soiled. Slight chipping at edges. Overall covers are Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Supplement"s edges lightly soiled/chipped, otherwise in VG condition. 
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12 SCIENCE, May 8, 1885. Volume V. No. 118
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good- Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Portraits, Engravings, Map, 
Articles by Famous Americans: S. NEWCOMB "Mortality experience of the Connecticut mutual life-insurance Co."; and in Letters to the Editor ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL "The Wisconsin Bill relating to the instruction of deaf-mutes"; and EUGENE A. SMITH " Tertiary phosphates in Albama". Other articles: "Composite Portraits of Members of the National Academy of Sciences" with a full page of 4 portraits protected by a tissue guard; " American Flash Language in 1798" with Tufts's glossary, 1793-98; "Walking and Running" with 5 illustrations; and under Notes and News, a paragraph on the "earlier floods of the lower Mississippi" with a map. Also "Naval architecture in England, and "Recent British locomotives". Paper covers lightly soiled with chipping around edges. ex-mus. stamp on front cover. Top right corner of front cover missing,and another piece of top border. Bottom edge piece folded up and corner missing. Tearing at spine. Covers still intact. Overall covers are Good-. First 3 pages' upper corners missing, 1 1/2"x1/2", not on text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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13 SCIENCE, November 20, 1885. Volume VI. No. 146
New York The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Tables, Engravings 
With Science Supplement. Article by a Famous American: in Science Supplement: E. J. JAMES "Recent land legislation in England". Other articles: "Blackfoot Tribes"; "Some Reaction-Time Studies" with a table; "Ben Nevis Meteorological Observatory" with an illustration of the observatory; and "Entomology in the National Museum" with a table. In Letters to the Editor: "Effigy mounds in Iowa" with an illustration. Covers slightly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on front. vertical crease, mildly seen throughout publication, very minor. Slight chipping at bottom edge, very slightly at top. Overall covers are Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Supplement's bottom edge mildly chipped otherwise in VG condition. 
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14 SCIENCE, October 30, 1885. Volume VI. No. 143
New York The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etching 
With Science Supplement. Articles by Famous Americans: F.W. PUTNAM "Man and the mastodon" (found in Worchester County, Mass.). In Letters to the Editor: ALPHEUS HYATT "Cruise of the Arethusa"; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN "The care of pamphlets". In Science Supplement:" The Nordenfelt submarine boat" with illustration. Other articles: "The International Geological Congress at Berlin"; " Localization of Functions in the Brain"; plus "Geographical Notes" (Lieut. H.T. Allen's expedition to Copper or Atna River and Lieutenant Cantwell's exploration of the Kowak River); "Astronomical Notes" (Small versus large telescopes, Comet 1885. III.(Brooks), New variable in Cygnus, Common decimal unit of circular measure,and Gould's Zone Catalogue). ex.mus. stamp on front cover. Slightly soiled. Vertical crease, goes through, but very minor. some mild chipping to edges, exterior is Good to Good+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. Supplement's border mildly soiled. Some pages uncut. Overall Supplement is VG-. 
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15 SCIENCE, September 4, 1885. Volume VI. No. 135
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good- Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings 
Articles about/or by Famous Americans: In Letters to the Editor:R.P. WHITFIELD "An American Silurian scorpion"with illustration; CHAS. A. ASHBURNER "The geology of natural gas"; and R. W. SHUFELDT "Probable period of gestation in the 'horned-toad'. Other articles: " The Lick Observatory" with 5 illustrations; and "The Development of the Eye" with 2 illustrations. ex. mus. stamp on front cover. Covers detached. Front cover is Good to Good+. Back cover with tears and missing pieces, Good-. Crease down middle. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
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16 SCIENTIFIC AND LITERARY GOSSIP, 5 Issues 1883
Boston S. E. Cassino & Co. 1883 Wraps Good+ or Better Science Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" 
January-October 1883. Vol.I, No.3 January 15, 1883 Articles: Cuvier, and English Universities. Vol. I, No.6 April 16, 1883, Article: American Museums, Academy of Natural Sciences at Philadelphia, PA. Vol.I, No.7 May 15, 1883, Articles: American Museums, The American Museum of Natural History, New York City, and American Archaeology: The Work of the Peabody Museum. Vol.I, No.8 June 15, 1883, Articles: American Museums: The Lyceum of Natural History at Williams College, American Archaeology: The Work of the Peabody Museum (continued), The Atlantic Right Whales, and Land Leeches of Ceylon. Vol.I, No.12 October 15, 1883 (last issue of "first volume") Article: Color Sense In Man. All issues include articles of Scientific Notes, Book Reviews and publication ads. some issues have uncut pages. ex-mus. numbers on front. lightly soiled covers otherwise Good+ or better. Interiors are clean, tight and VG. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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17 Scribner's Monthly, Volume 12 from May 1876 to Oct 1876
New York Scribner & Co 1876 Leather Good+ Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" Engravings 
Numerous articles by famous authors: John Burroughs; Ernest Ingersoll, Rebecca Harding Davis; Henry James, Jr; Edward Everett Hale; Bret Harte; Philip Bourke Marston; Fanny Hodgson Burnett; etc. Articles include: Portraiture of William Penn; The True Pocahontas; Bowdoin College; John Gutenberg, Old Landmarks in Philadelphia; How America was Named; Union College, N.Y.; Charlotte Cushman; The Story of the Signing (Declaration of Independence); Harvard University; Wesleylan University, Conn; Oliver Madox Brown; Niagara; Insanity and its Treatment; Notes on Salmon Fishing; Massachusetts Agricultural College; John Chinaman in San Francisco by Thomas J. Vivian; Gabriel Conroy, by Bret Harte (Conclusion: Chapters XXXIII-LVI); That Lass O'Lowrie's by Fanny Hodgson Burnett,(Chapters I-VIII) Bride of the Rhine, by George E. Waring, Jr.; Philip Nolan's Friends by Edward Everett Hale (Chapters XII-XXXIII). 916 pp. Profusely illustrated. 3/4 leather covers with gilt lettering/decor on the spine. Edges /spine joints rubbed. Overall covers are Good. Watermark on top page edge which shows on top margin of text from pp. 481 to end. Never on text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Historical stories of the times. 
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18 STATE OF NEW YORK, In Assembly, Annual Report of the Commissioners of Quarantine. 1870
New York 1870 Wraps Good New York Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
No. 20. January 12, 1870. Submitted by John T. Hoffman, Governor of New York (1869 -1872). " In presenting an account ot their proceedings...the terrible disease which has become an annual visitor to our shores, found a large number of victims among those engaged in our commerce with tropical parts during the past summer, our citizens happily escaped its ravages. The source of cholera, which made the years 1866 and 1867 memorable in the history of quarantine in the port of New York, sought its victims in other climes, and left our commercial metropolis undisturbed by its approach..." Includes sections on: Yellow Fever; Quarantine Warehouses; Health Officer's Report; Lightering and Stevedoring; West Bank Hospital; Floating Hospital; Boarding Station and Place of Detention; Residences for Officers and Men; Telegraphic Facilities; Support of Quarantine; Warehouses; Landing and Boarding Station; Infectious and Contagious Diseases; Ship Fever; and Small-Pox. Table with Report of Yellow Fever From June 18th to December 5th, 1869. 25 pp. String-tied. Watermarks on corners which goes throughout pamphlet. No interference with text. Otherwise document is Very Good. 
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19 THE HUMAN BRAIN IN DIACHROME
Milwaukee Milprint, Inc. Soft Cover Very Good + Medicine Size: Approx. 9 3/4"x 6 1/2" Color Figures 
"The diachrome reconstruction of the human brain consists of six double sheets - twelve pages - the two sides of each depicting one group of structures as seen from medical and lateral views." 12 pages. Some bending to the spine, but does not affect the plastic color figures. Interior is in Very Good + condition. A fascinating resource guide for your collection. 
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20 THERAPEUTIC NOTES: January, 1939 to January, 1940
Detroit Parke, Davis & Company 1939 Soft Cover Very Good Magazine Photographs, Figures 
Twelve issues of Therapeutic Notes magazine published from January 1939 to January 1940 with a combined issue in July-August 1939. Articles written include: Hemorrhage, Prothrombin, Vitamin K, Bile; Research on Fungi and Fungicides; Physiologists Take Bile Apart; Sternal Puncture for Anemia Study; Adsorbing Urinary Gonadotropic Hormone; Surgical Approach to Bile Research; Improving Digitalis by Genetics; Trailing the Oxytocic Hormone; "Slow Adrenalin"; Common Duct Exposed for Bile Research; Biologic Assay in Vitamin Research; and The Chemistry of Blood Coagulation. Magazines are bound in red hardcover binder with gilt title on spine. Folder in Good condition. Library stamp and location numbers on front cover of January 1939 issue, and library stamp on back cover of January 1940 issue. Otherwise magazines are clean and in Very Good condition. 
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