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The Lakeside Hospital Dedicated in Severance Hall, City of Cleveland, June 17, 1931
1 The Lakeside Hospital Dedicated in Severance Hall, City of Cleveland, June 17, 1931
Cleveland, Ohio The Lakeside Hospital 1931 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
An extraordinary ephemera item published for the dedication of the newly built Lakeside Hospital which replaced the old one on the shore of Lake Erie to become the central unit of University Hospitals Medical Center where it was joined by Hanna House, the nurses' dormitories, the power plant and a new Rainbow Hospital. Booklet is oversized at 9"x11-1/2" and shows a strong black and white architectural detail inset on cover. Most of booklet is comprised of full-page black and white photographs which show an aerial view marking the various surrounding structures, the facade from several angles, the transfer of the first patient from the old hospital to the new, the entrance lobby, a corner view of the Public Ward, the Public Ward solarium, a private room, the solarium of the private ward, the teaching ampitheatre, an entrance hall to the dispensary, the living room of the nurses' dorms, the living room of the Doctors' Home, the library and more. Lists Board of Directors and offers a 60 year overview of the hospital's history. Very hard to find. Clean with toning to edges of cover and one small tiny mark to front right above graphic only faults. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Surgery of Modern Warfare Volume I, Bailey, Hamilton (editor)
2 Bailey, Hamilton (editor) Surgery of Modern Warfare Volume I
Baltimore, Maryland The Williams and Wilkins Company 1944 Third Edition. Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 
Nice, clean, tightly bound book. Former owner's name writtern small to front free endpaper. Handsome dark green buckram boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated profusely and graphically in both color and black and white. Discusses in detail various war related injuries and their treatment as per WWII technology and science. Covers frostbite, burns, skin-grafts, anesthesia, wounds, gas gangrene, maggot therapy, amputations, surgical diseases encountered in sub-tropic countries, transportation of the wounded, and hospital organization in the Emergency Medical Service. 506 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe, Batiuk, Tom
3 Batiuk, Tom Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe
Kent, Ohio Kent State University Press 2007 0873389247 / 9780873389242 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Oblong SIGNED by Author and Illustrator
Crisp, beautiful book with no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to jacket, and no names or writing. Batiuk, the writer and illustrator of the comic Funky Winkerbean, SIGNED on the half title page without personal inscription thus: "All the Best, Tom Batiuk." Those who followed the daily strip the journey of Lisa Moore, one of Funky's friends, and her battle with breast cancer. A journey of laughter, redemption, sadness and more, but always poignant, and now collected in an attractive volume. Book measures 7-3/4" high and 10-1/4" across. 246 pages. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Art of Philadelphia Medicine (Museum Brochure Laid-in), Bell, Whitfield J.Jr.; Sellers, Charles Coleman;  Tatum, George B.
4 Bell, Whitfield J.Jr.; Sellers, Charles Coleman; Tatum, George B. The Art of Philadelphia Medicine (Museum Brochure Laid-in)
Philadelphia PA Philadelphia Museum of Art 1965 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Crisp as new book with no defects of note save a thin line of shiny material adhered to bottom back edge (see last photo). Othewise the book is exceptional and also contains a nice museum brochure for the exhbit laid-in. Published as the catalogue for the exhibition. Measures 8"x10" and is amply illstrated. Three essays speak to art and medicine, medical portariture, and ,medical architecture in the city.131 pages. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Benjamin Rush: Patriot and Physician, Brodsky, Alyn
5 Brodsky, Alyn Benjamin Rush: Patriot and Physician
U.S.A. Truman Talley Books / St. Martin's 2004 0312309112 / 9780312309114 First Editiion Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Very clean, attractive book with no defect of note -- not bumps to boards, no names or wtiting, no chips or tears and no price-clip. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Benjamin Rush appears in many tomes of history, but more in passing than not. Finally a biograohy has centered on him as a member of the First Continental Congress snd leading surgeon for the Continental Army. Book has 404 page including index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The American Orthopaedic Association;  A Centennial History, Brown, Thornton
6 Brown, Thornton The American Orthopaedic Association; A Centennial History
The American Orthopaedic Association Hard Cover Very Good NO DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
There's no date on this one, but it's from the 1980's. Very nice and attractive with navy blue pebbled boards printed and decorated with association seal at face board. Measures by 10-1/2". Illustrated with black and white photogrpahs throughout. 157 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Jectofer; Proceedings of a Conference, D'Amato, Henry E.
7 D'Amato, Henry E. Jectofer; Proceedings of a Conference
Sweden Astra Pharmacuetical Products 1966 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ as per Design 
Very nice, clean, tightly bound book which includes the proceedings of a conference held in Worcester, Massachusetts Sept, 18-19, 1962 on the topic of Jectofer, Astra Pharmacuetical's registered trademark for iron sorbitol. Summarizes the chemical, pharmacological, experimental and clinical data. Illustrated with black and white photos, graphs, charts and drawings. 182 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Donaldson, Samuel Wright The Roentgenologist In Court
Springfield, Illinois Charles C. Thomas, Publisher 1937 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Good-plus 
Book itself is excellent -- pristine brown boards with red, black and gold title box to spine. Inscribed on front free endpaper to Ravenna, Ohio Judge The Honorable Albert Camis from another judge, the Hikniorable D.B.H. Nichols. Pages priitine and only lightly toned. Light tan colored jacket has darkened at edges and at spine and shows a few small edge tears, but looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover.Explores medical jurisprudence from the vantage point of ever increasing malpractice suits in 1937. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Floyd, Barbara; Kroll, Vivki L.; Hussain, S. Amjad M.D. The First 150 Years; A History of the Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County 1851-2001
Toledo, Ohio Literary Circle of Toledo 2001 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Crisp, clean as new book. Handsome red boards printed in gilt at face inside gilt title box. Gilt to spine as well. Pages and page edges pristine with no names or writing. Text examines the history of the Academy, its organization and operation. Also places it within the overarching history of medicine and U.S. medical associations. Photo illustrated in black and white. 195 pages. Indexed. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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10 Gnudi, Martha Teach; Webster, Jerome Pierce The Life & Times of Gaspare Tagliacozzi Surgeon of Bologna 1545-1599
New York Herbert Reichner 1988 Limited Edition #1241 of 7500 Copies Leather Bound Very Good No DJ, As Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Oh, this is a lovely thing -- beautiful as an object and accessible to the reader without a medical background. Bound in navy blue top grade pigskin with five raised bands to spine, gilt page edges on all three sides, and elaborate 22-karat gilding to both face and back boards. It's a hefty tome that feels grand to hold and is a bit oversized at 7"x9-1/2". The pages are pristine and the yellow satin bound-in marker clearly unused.A handsome black bookplate appears at front paste-down, beautiful against the paisley endpapers, and indicates copy number of the limited edition and the name of its original owner, all printed in gilt. Illustrations abound, the paper was specially made for this edition and and the typeface most handsome. Its only fault is a bit of gilt loss to face which, oddly, does not detract from it beauty, but rather lends an air of antiquity.Gaspare Tagliacozzi ranked among the most distinguished physicians of the Renaissance. Not only does the text relate his life story in an interesting fashion, but includes a documented study of the cultural and scientific life of Bologna in the sixteenth century. A gem of a book. 538 pages including index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Farmcarts to Fords: A History of the Military Ambulance, 1790-1925 (Medical Humanities Series), Haller Jr., John S.
11 Haller Jr., John S. Farmcarts to Fords: A History of the Military Ambulance, 1790-1925 (Medical Humanities Series)
U.S.A. Southern Illinois University Press 1992 0809318172 / 9780809318179 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp and clean as new. Former owner's beautiful older bookplate is affixed to front pastedown, partially obscured by front endflap of dustjacket. Otherwise book is pristine inside and out. dustjacket has a brand new mylar cover. Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" with 269 pages, inclduing index. Book contain photos and drawings, but most of the emphasis is on text. Book is the first history of the techn iques, systems and technologies to evacuate the wounded from the battlefield. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Miscellanea Japonica I, Hawley, Frank
12 Hawley, Frank Miscellanea Japonica I
Kyoto, Jaoan Self-published 1954 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very handsome book with burgundy boards and a pristine title box affixed to slim spine. Printed throughout on delicate Japanese paper which shows no tears or writing. Dustjacket is likewise made of Japanese paper but wih color and a subtle stripe. The jacket is in brand new mylar through which can be seen a few flat creases to front at top edge and what appears to be a few areas at bottom front edge which may have lost a thin layer of paper, hence no stripes. There are also a few very small chips to both lower corners, to small area of lower front edge, one small chip to lower back edge and three tiny ones in a cluster at back next to spine.The book measures 9-1/4" x 12" and has 33 pages . Content is comprised of "An English Surgeon in Japan in 1864-1865" (an extract from the Private Journal of John T. Comerford." There is a also one plate, a facsimile of a single page of Comerford's handwritten journal. Book is one of a limited print run of 100 copies, but there is no limitation page at either front or back. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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13 Hermann, Eleanor Krohn Virginia Avenel Henderson Signature for Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 1998 0323002498 / 9780323002493 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Crisp, like new copy. Onlt fault is scratch to back of dustjacket with no loss of color. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Beautifully designed with dark purple boards with bold gilt printing to face and matching purple and lavender shiny dustjacket. Photo of Henderson at frontis. A compilation of essays honoring the foremost nurse of the 20th century chronicling her tenure as faculty member at Teachers College, Columbia University in the 30's to the time of her death in 1996. 114 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Fungus Diseases and Their Treatments, Hilsick-Smith, Gavin et al
14 Hilsick-Smith, Gavin et al Fungus Diseases and Their Treatments
Boston Little Brown 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Book itself is as new -- absolutely pristine with no names or writing. Jacket is crisp and likewise very clean with one short tear (an inch) at bottom front edge, almost invisible in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x11-1/4" and has 494 pages. Printed on coated paper and amply illustrated with grahpic photos.Divides material into types of fungus diseases and then approaches them one disease at a time. An interesting look at the state of medicine in mid-century. NOTE: Due to weight and size this book will require extra charges for overseas customers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Medical Essays 1842-1882  (Booklet with Notes from the Editors), Holmes, Oliver Wendell
15 Holmes, Oliver Wendell Medical Essays 1842-1882 (Booklet with Notes from the Editors)
Birmingham, Alabama Medicine Library, Gryphon Editions Inc. 1987 Special Edition. No. 16087 Top-grain Cowhide Leather Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Book is entirely bound in leather with shiny bright gilt on all three sides of edges. Spine has four raised bands and is decorated with gilt, as is front board. Acoss from the title page is a bookplate provided to the physican who bought the book and upon which is the book number (16087). Inside is a booklet which is as pristine as the book itself. It was originally published from the Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin, Vol. XVIII, 1907, pages 45-51. The booklet measures 4-1/4" x 7-1/2" with 23 pages. Chapter include these: Homeopathy and It's Kindred Delusions; the Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever; Currents and Counter Currents in Medical Science; Border Lines of Knowledge in Some Provinces of Science; Scholastic and Bedside Teaching; The Medical Profession in Massachusetts; The Young Practiioner; Medical Libraries; and Some of My Early Teachers. Book measures 5-1/4" x 7-3/4" with 445 pages. Tightly bound -- appears unread. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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For the Children: 120 Years  of Rainbow, Babies  & Children's Hospital, Horwitz, Samuel J. Et al
16 Horwitz, Samuel J. Et al For the Children: 120 Years of Rainbow, Babies & Children's Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio University Hospitals Health System Inc. 2007 0980055903 / 9780980055900 Presumed First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Oblong 
Crisp, beautiful book with just a a tiny crease to upper back corner. Book is oversized at 10" tall and 12" across with 244 pages. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar. Book's design is exceptional with much text and many photographs, including some in full color. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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17 Kissane, John M. Pathology of Infancy and Childhood
Mosby 1975 0801626714 / 9780801626715 Second Edition Hard Cover New in Shrinkwrap No DJ, as Issued 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall 
Crisp NEW book still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Handsome dark green boards with red title boxes to face and spine, edged in gilt with gilt printing. Boards appears to have lightened a bit in spots from having been wrapped so long, but book is otherwise pristine.This is the second edition with contributions by Frederic B. Askin, Louis P. Dehner, Richard G. Lynch. James S. Nelson and Camillus Witzleben. Massive book and a classic first published in 1967. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Physiological, Psychological, and Social Effects of Noise, Kryter, Karl D.
18 Kryter, Karl D. Physiological, Psychological, and Social Effects of Noise
Washington D.C. NASA 1984 Soft Cover Very Good 
Very clean, nice copy with no spine crease. Tightly bound and no names or writing. Only faults are a few minor faint spots to outer page edges visible when book is closed.A massive paperback with 654 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with charts, graphs and tables. The first four chapters concern themselves with the fundamentals of noise and noise pollution, and hearing and auditory perception, as well as with a definition of terms. The others address such issues as loudness, noisiness and vibration effects; presbycusis, socicusis, and nosocusis; noise-induced hearing loss and its prediction; noise-induced hearing impairment and handicap; mental and psychomotor task performance in noise; nonauditory-system response to noise and effects on health; reactions to community noise and guidelines for the assessment and control of noise. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Love, Susan M.; Yood, James; Sigler, Hollis Hollis Sigler's Breast Cancer Journal
Manchester, Vermont, U.S.A. Hudson Hills Press 1999 1555951759 / 9781555951757 Hard Cover Fine Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall SIGNED by Artist
A lovely book in very nice condition. Book itself is without fault. Dustjacket shows minor rubbing to back which is plain solid black with a few light scratches to same, none of which penentrate the paper's surface. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. SIGNED without inscription by Hollis Sigler on title page and dated 8-15-00. The heart and soul of the book are the beautiful illustrations -- sixty in all captured in full color with commentary by the artist, through which the reader can trace not only Signler's own feelings on the journey, but also a sense of celebratory hope and a look at a wider picture. The book also contains two essays, one by Dr. Susan Love, a well known expert in the field of breast cancer, who discusses the importance of art as a document of the personal impact of the disease. The second is by James Yood who recounts the aesthetic trajectory of the artist's career with special emphasis on the journal itself. A very poignant, beautiful study. 95 pages. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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20 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Adventures in Advertising
New York Metropolitan Life Insurance 1924 Soft Cover Very Good Wraps, Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
An extraordinary collection of ads published in large magazines of the day by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company to inform readers about various health issues. Here they are collected in book form due to the large number of requests for same following the win of two prestigious awards -- the John M. Holcombe Trophy for best insurance ads and the Harvard Advertising Award. The book is entitled Adventures In Advertising and consists of 32 large full-scale ads measuring 10-3/4" by 14." They are bound in brown wraps and very clean and nice with just a small bit of smudging to title page. What's fascinating about these ads is that not only do they cover a wide variety of topics with much info on each, but they were so far ahead of their time. One of the most interesting warns about the dangers of too much fat in the diet. Other topics include the need for instruction in baby and child care, the importance of nurses, the crusade against TB, cooking with science for health, the high danger of pneumonia in March, the importance of turning citizens into immigrants, cleanliness and childbirth, food safety, preventing summer death in infants, cutting down on accidental deaths, the role of happiness in health, the relationship bewtween children's health and learning, the role of the happy workplace, stamping out diptheria, saving for college, medical check-ups, heart disease, financial health, milk in the diet, appreciation of the home, keeping children in school, the importance of a happy childhood, dental health and more. Frameable. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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