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Rawleigh's 60th Anniversary Good Health Guide, Almanac, Cook Book. 1889-1949. Canadian edition.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, W. T. Rawleigh Company.: 1949

Seller ID: 18678

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x16.5 cm.; 31 - [3] pp including covers. Pictorial covers with a saddle stapled binding. Mild wear and scuffing to the covers with a small chip on the fore edge of the front cover and a hole punched through the booklet in the top spine corner. View more info

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Medical Annual and Practitioner's Index: A Work of Reference for Medical Practitioners. 1897. Fifteenth Year.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bristol, UK., John Wright & Company.: 1897

Seller ID: 24272

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; lxxv851 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and a blind stamped faux leather half bound appearance to the externals. Well illustrated with full colour plates to smaller black and white drawings throughout. The text block edges show some surface foxing and there is spotty foxing present inside though not in any great amount. The externals show mild shelf wear and the binding is solid. This volume comes from the personal library of a turn of the century general practitioner from Eganville, a small jewel of a town in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario. View more info

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Women in the Time of AIDS: Women, Health and the Challenge of HIV.

By: .

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York., Orbis Books.: 1996

Seller ID: 3400

ISBN: 1570751064

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xvi - 112 pp. Originally published as "Love in a Time of AIDS" by the World Council of Churches. Paterson uses frank talk and chilling detail to show the myriad ways cultures devalue women and women's experience and contribute to the spread of AIDS. Paterson is religious publisher for the Cassell Publishing Group in London. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Cultivating the Child's Appetite.

By: Aldrich, Charles Anderson.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1932

Seller ID: 26778

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mi - 18.5 x 12 cm.; xv - 137 pp. Blue cloth with raised blue lettering on a faded gilt spine panel, blind stamped lettering on the front board. First published in 1927, this is the second edition with minor textual changes and the addition of a short update chapter "Developments in the Last Five Years". Foreword by Clifford G. Grulee. Library markings are a white accession number on the lower spine, attachment stains and a small remain on the front free end paper and the library seal blind stamped on the leaf comprising pages 39 and 40. Otherwise clean with a good binding. Minor wear... View more info

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A Manual of Hypodermatic Medication. The Treatment of Diseases by the Hypodermatic Method.

By: Bartholow, Roberts.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Philedelphia, Pennsylvania., J. B. Lippincott.: 1882

Seller ID: 24285

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 365 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine with blind stamped border rules on front and back of the bevelled boards. This is the fourth, revised and enlarged edition of the first 1869 edition. The externals show mild wear to the spine tips and the fore corners of the boards and with the some slight rubbing on the raised section of the spine joints. Old bookseller's label on the front paste down end paper, previous owner's name written on the front free end paper, a Dr. R. F. Leeder from Brudenell, Ontario and dated June 2nd, 1883. The interior is quite clean and the b... View more info

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Drills and Fundamentals: Book II. (The Barnes Sports Library).

By: Bee, Clair.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., A. S. Barnes and Company: 1945

Seller ID: 17203

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - (3) - 111 pp. Brown cloth over boards with dark brown lettering on spine and front. First published in 1942, this is the fourth printing from 1945. Illustrated with charts, diagrams and black and white photographs. Shelf and usage wear to the tails of the board edges and the tips of the spine. The text paper is browned as one would expect due to the wartime paper use restrictions and the quality of the paper then available. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Fluorescein Angiography: A Guide to the Interpretation of Fluorescein Angiograms.

By: Berkow, Joseph W. and James S. Kelley with David H. Orth.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California., American Academy of Ophthalmology.: 1984

Seller ID: 29336

Condition: Fair


8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; 160 pp. A volume from the Manuals Program of the Academy. Four page glossary and a 6 page bibliography. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, 1 black and white line drawing, 1 graph, and 1 chart. The covers are quite scuffed with dog-eared corners and a closed tear on the front at the spine tail. The interior is clean with a solid binding. View more info

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Children's Diet

By: Bircher-Benner, M., M.D. and Dr. Max Edwin Bircher

Price: $4.80

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, C. W. Daniel Company.: 1973

Seller ID: 25424

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 63 pp. First published in 1946, this is a later reprint. "Based on the conclusions of modern nutritional research . . . together with additions and directions for practical application." Translated by Reginald Snell. Maximilian Bircher-Benner (1867-1939) was a Swiss doctor and pioneer in nutritional research best known for his invention of muesli cereal. He advocated the eating of more fruits, vegetables and nuts. A clean copy with just a bit of foxing on text block edges. View more info

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Stammering: Its Cause and Correction.

By: Bogue, Benjamin N.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana., Benjamin N. Bogue.: 1939

Seller ID: 4496

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; xii - 287 pp. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. First published in 1919, this is the ninth revised printing. Bogue, himself, was a chronic stammerer for almost 20 years and is the originator of the Bogue Unit Method for restoring normal speech, and Founder and Director of the Bogue Institute for Stammerers. Frontis photo of Bogue. Index. The spine is faded as is the gilt lettering on same. Very minor wear eslewhere. Interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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The Canadian Medical Week: Hamilton, May 27 - June 1, 1918.

By: Cameron, G. Stewart. (editor emeritus).

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1918

Seller ID: 24482

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


4to - 25 x 16 cm.; xv - 360 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped border rules on the boards. Erratum slip tipped in. A selection of presented papers grouped into 9 themed sections and one addenda. The text block edges have some minor surface foxing and the faded spine shows mild wear at the tips. This volume comes from the personal library of a turn of the century general practitioner from Eganville, a small jewel of a town in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario. View more info

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Reforming Our Movement, Reforming Our Culture: How Canadian Pro-Lifers Can Make Abortion Unthinkable in the 21st Century

By: Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Canada, CCBR: 2008

Seller ID: 20077

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 143 pp. Plastic coil binding. A clean copy. View more info

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Addictive Behaviours Among Aboriginal People in Canada.

By: Chansonneuve, Deborah.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Aboriginal Healing Foundation.: 2007

Seller ID: 32103

ISBN: 189728537X

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; iv - 122 pp. Contents: Introductory section on methodology, Chapter 1: "Looking Back to Move Forwards". Chapter 2: "Addictive Behaviours and Residential School Abuse". Chapter 3: "Using the Wisdom of Culture to Promote Healing". Chapter 4: "Five Stories of Hope". Chapter 5: "Promising Practices in Addictions Prevention and Intervention". Chapter 6: "Conclusion and Continuation of the Journey". Three appendices - "Fact Sheets" (13 of them), "List of Key Informants" and "Annotated Bibliography" (9 pages) followed by 6 pages of references. Minor scuffing to the covers and wea... View more info

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Our Need of Love.

By: Chauchard, Paul.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., P. J. Kenedy & Sons.: 1968

Seller ID: 17415

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 188 pp. Translated by Una Morrissy, foreword by Hans G. Furth. "Here are pondered and synthesized in the light of Teilhard's (de Chardin) vision of love a hundred aspects of human reality, among them suffering and sin, secular city and inner city, war and technology, celibacy and sanctity . . ." Dr. Chauchard was a prominent neurophysiologist and professor of psychology and director of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Paris. Red brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Light edgewear, some soiling on text block edges and in text, former owner's name on fro... View more info

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Fraud in Medico-Legal Practice.

By: Collie, Sir John.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, UK., Edward Arnold.: 1932

Seller ID: 9774

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; ix - [3] - 276 pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A detailed and thorough look at the medical facts, symptons and histories of cases the author has been involved in or aware of with relevance to the necessary legal implications. One of the more complete and early works dealing with workplace liability. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Mild shelf wear to the externals with a clean interior and a solid binding. View more info

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A Doctor Looks at Doctors.

By: Collins, Joseph.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26826

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


16mo - 17 x 10.5 cm.; (6) - 32 pp. Patterned green paper over boards with a paste on orange band with black lettering. The text block head edge is stained dark red as issued. One of the "Things-to-Know" series from Harper. From the dust jacket: "This amazingly frank discussion of the medical man by a distinguished physician and psychiatrist . . . He points out why the doctor so often fails and makes a plea for better understanding of the patient". The book shows mild wear to the board corners and spine tips. The unclipped dust jacket, a rather frail affair to start with, is wor... View more info

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Cancer and Common Sense.

By: Crile Jr., George.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: New York., Viking Press.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21515

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; vii - 118 pp. Gray / blue linen cloth over boards with red lettering on spine and front board. No additional printings are noted with this one stated as November of 1955. The externals show mild shelf wear and the spine is a tad darkened or sunned. Signed by the author on the front free end paper: "To Fran, Who can put philosophy into marble. Barney Crile". Fran is Frances Rich, a sculptor from the mid west and the daughter of Irene Rich.; Signed by Author View more info

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Clinical Therapeutics: A Handbook on the Special Treatment of Internal Disease.

By: Croftan, Alfred C.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Cleveland Press.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24407

Condition: Very Good


4to - 25.5 x 16.5 cm.; xiv - 626 pp. Textured dark green cloth over boards with a blind stamped faux half-bound appearance and gilt lettering on the spine. The externals show only mild shelf wear to the tail edges and spine tips and the interior is very clean. The end paper hinge at the front is torn though the underlying mull cloth and case work are sound. There is some play or looseness in this hinge. This volume comes from the personal library of a turn of the century general practitioner from Eganville, a small jewel of a town in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario. View more info

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International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures on Medicine, Neurology, Surgery, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Ophthalmology, Laryngology, Pharyngology, Rhinology, Otology and Dermatology . . . . Ninth Series, 1899. Volumes I, II and III.

By: Daland, Judson. (editor).

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., J. B. Lippincott.: 1899

Seller ID: 24666

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; Volume I, 1899: ix - 303 pp. Volume II, 1899: ix - 310 pp. Volume III, 1899: ix - 298 pp. All are bound in a maroon publisher's cloth with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped border rules on the heads and tails of the boards. With the exception of Volume II which has some scuff marks on the front board, all show only very mild shelf wear and are otherwise very clean and tight. These books come from the personal library of a turn of the century general practitioner from Eganville, a small jewel of a town in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario. View more info

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Simplified Infant Feeding with Seventy-Five Illustrative Cases.

By: Dennett, Roger H.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., J. B. Lippincott.: 1917

Seller ID: 24331

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; vii - 355 pp. Wine red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped border rules on the front and back boards. First published in 1915, this is the fifth printing. Illustrated with 14 full page black and white photographs one of which is the frontispiece. The externals show only very mild wear, the head edge of the text block has some surface foxing and it is noticed that three pages have small closed tears in the tail margins which do not affect any text. Otherwsie very clean with a tight binding. This volume comes from the personal library of a turn of ... View more info

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The Birth of a Child, Obstetric Procedure in Normal Childbirth for Those Who Attend Women in Labour.

By: Dick-Read, Grantly.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, UK., Wm. Heinemann Medical Books.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30416

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; viii - 99 pp. Author (1890-1959) was a British obstetrician and advocate of natural childbirth when it was quite unpopular. Dust jacket missing part of top edge, stained, front flap clipped. Minor soiling on a few pages, fold-out page missing a small section along one of the folds, otherwise, a clean and sturdy volume. View more info