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  • IN THE LAND OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Ahmed, Qanta.
    Ahmed, Qanta.
    IN THE LAND OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, (2008). First edition - When she was denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, accepted a position in Saudi Arabia. She saw this as more than a new job, but also a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong. Instead she discovers that The Kingdom is a world apart - she finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love - and she finds a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith. Endnotes. ix, 444 pp plus a reading group guide.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79367
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  • CHARLATAN: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him and the Art of FlimFlam. by [Brinkley, John.] Brock, Pope
    [Brinkley, John.] Brock, Pope
    CHARLATAN: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him and the Art of FlimFlam.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Crown, (2008.). First edition - An account of one of the most 'creative criminals in American history.' 'John Brinkley was a multi-millionaire, surgeon, broadcasting pioneer (he put his powerful station in Mexico, on the other side of the Rio Grande and is responsible for introducing country and western music to the nation), politician (candidate for governor of Kansas) and friend to the rich and famous. He was also a con-man who cheated millions with his 'cure' for impotence. In 1917 he introduced a bizarre surgical method - inserting goat testes - to restore the virility to farmers and it attracted thousands of paying customers. The quackbuster Morris Fishbein, editor of the AMA journal, however, vowed to put…

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    New York: Crown, (2008.). First edition - An account of one of the most 'creative criminals in American history.' 'John Brinkley was a multi-millionaire, surgeon, broadcasting pioneer (he put his powerful station in Mexico, on the other side of the Rio Grande and is responsible for introducing country and western music to the nation), politician (candidate for governor of Kansas) and friend to the rich and famous. He was also a con-man who cheated millions with his 'cure' for impotence. In 1917 he introduced a bizarre surgical method - inserting goat testes - to restore the virility to farmers and it attracted thousands of paying customers. The quackbuster Morris Fishbein, editor of the AMA journal, however, vowed to put Brinkley out of business and a cat-and-mouse game ensued. Yet for many years Brinkley continued to prosper and kill and maim patients by the score! Bibliography, notes, . 310 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 57740
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  • THE BARBARY PLAGUE: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco. by Chase, Marilyn.
    Chase, Marilyn.
    THE BARBARY PLAGUE: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fascinating account of the story of the fight against the bubonic plague epidemic that hit San Francisco (first in Chinatown) between 1900 and 1905, and returned after the earthquake of 1906 and the efforts of Dr. Joseph Kinyoun, who was unsucessful, and later of Dr. Rupert Blue, who was sucessful in keeping the plague under control and limiting the number of deaths - but who was not able to stop it from escaping the city, where it crossed over to the wild population of squirrels and other ground rodents, and remains endemic in the Sierras and in the Southwest to this date. Selected as one of the best books…

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    New York: Random House, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fascinating account of the story of the fight against the bubonic plague epidemic that hit San Francisco (first in Chinatown) between 1900 and 1905, and returned after the earthquake of 1906 and the efforts of Dr. Joseph Kinyoun, who was unsucessful, and later of Dr. Rupert Blue, who was sucessful in keeping the plague under control and limiting the number of deaths - but who was not able to stop it from escaping the city, where it crossed over to the wild population of squirrels and other ground rodents, and remains endemic in the Sierras and in the Southwest to this date. Selected as one of the best books of 2003 by the San Francisco Chronicle Notes and bibliography. Illustrated with photographs, 276 pp. ISBN: 0-375-504966.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52555
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  • Clifford, Eth.
    THE WILD ONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - A fictionalized biography written for older children about the rebellious youth of Santiago Ramon y Cajal, a Spanish boy in a small town in 1886, who resisted his strict doctor father and wanted to become an artist, but grew up to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work on the nervous system. Illustrated by Arvis Stewart. ISBN: 0-395-194911.

    Condition: Very good+ in a very good dust jacket (short edge tears to dj.)

    Book ID: 23853
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  • REPORT OF THE PHILADELPHIA RELIEF COMMITTEE, APPOINTED TO COLLECT FUNDS FOR THE SUFFERERS BY YELLOW FEVER, AT NORFOLK AND PORTSMOUTH, VA 1855. by Committee of Relief, Thomas Webster, Jr., Chairman.
    Committee of Relief, Thomas Webster, Jr., Chairman.
    REPORT OF THE PHILADELPHIA RELIEF COMMITTEE, APPOINTED TO COLLECT FUNDS FOR THE SUFFERERS BY YELLOW FEVER, AT NORFOLK AND PORTSMOUTH, VA 1855.

    Edition: First edition.

    Philadelphia: Inquirer Printing, Office, 1856. Hardcover first edition - Includes a description of the outbreak, suggestions for avoiding similar outbreaks in the future, a detailed accounting of all funds, and an appendix with selected letters to and from the committee. Frontispiece engraving of the monument built to honor the Philadelphia volunteers who devoted themselves to the assistance of the plague stricken communities. 136 pp.

    Condition: Tidemarks to outer margins of the pages, but otherwise very good condition in a charcoal gray 20th century buckram binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Very uncommon.

    Book ID: 67337
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  • Czatt, John H., M.D.
    MIGHTY TIMBER.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Antonio, Texas: The Naylor Co., (1961.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Autobiography of an early 20th century medical doctor, born in Ohio, and who, after serving overseas during World War I, went to medical school and practiced medicine both in Columbus, Ohio and then in Modesto, California. He was also very active in the community - especially with the Boy Scouts. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper "To some very wonderful people, wholesome and patient and thoughtful" (not personalized.) Fronstispiece. 327 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a good dustjacket (some chipping and edgewear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 36958
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  • Disch, Thomas M.
    THE M.D. : A Horror Story.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover - 'A mesmerizing novel of suspense and supernatural horror-set in the recent past and a near future grislier than anyone could possibly imagine-in which the caduceus, the winged, serpentine emblem of the physician's healing art, becomes the ultimate instrument of corruption and death.' Finalist for the 1992 Bram Stoker Award for best novel. Dustjacket praise from Dean Koontz and Stephen King (who says 'The M.D. is simply one of the best novels of horror-fantasy I've ever read.') 401 pp. ISBN: 0-394-58662X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28463
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  • ETHNOMEDICAL SYSTEMS IN AFRICA: Patterns of Traditional Medicine in Rural and Urban Kenya. by [Ethnobotany] Good, Charles M.
    [Ethnobotany] Good, Charles M.
    ETHNOMEDICAL SYSTEMS IN AFRICA: Patterns of Traditional Medicine in Rural and Urban Kenya.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Guilford Press, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the survival, adaptation and utilization of traditional medical systems in a rapidly modernizing country and suggests that a collaboration between traditional and Western biomedicine would advance the goals of community health. Photographs, references, index. xxi, 354 pp. ISBN: 0-89862-7796.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53820
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  • THE PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOGNOSY: An Introduction to the Study of the Crude Substances of the Vegetable Kingdom. by Fluckiger, Fiedrich A. and Alexander Tschirch.
    Fluckiger, Fiedrich A. and Alexander Tschirch.
    THE PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOGNOSY: An Introduction to the Study of the Crude Substances of the Vegetable Kingdom.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: William Wood & Company, 1887. Hardcover first edition - Translated by Frederick B. Power from the second and completely revised (and expanded) edition of 'Grundlagen der Pharmaceutischen Waarenkunde,' originally published in Germany in 1873. Includes 186 illustrations in the text. Index. xiv, 294 pp.

    Condition: Ex-medical society library but with only a few marks, and overall tight and clean in original dark green cloth with gilt lettering and bands on the spine. A few shallow scratches to the cloth.

    Book ID: 80973
    Keywords: Ethnobotany, medicine
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  • Freeman, Walter, M.D.
    THE PSYCHIATRIST: Personalities and Patterns

    Edition: First edition.

    New York & London: Grune & Stratton, (1968). Hardcover first edition - A look at the human side of psychiatrists - the first section focuses on psychiatrists as critics of pyschiatry, while others look at the discovers, the theorists, the dynasties. Includes a detailed look at two Philadelphia clinicians - Benjamin Rush, 1746-1813, and S. Weir Mitchell, 1829-1913. Photographs, index. x, 293 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in green cloth in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 76875
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  • Gonzalez-Crussi, F.
    THERE IS A WORLD ELSEWHERE: Autobiographical Pages

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - Memoir of this immigrant from Mexico who becomes well known pathologist, essayist and natural history author - covers the story of his mother, who was brought by her widowed mother to the barrio of Mexico City in 1913 when she was just a year old, and his early years of poverty and ends with his arrival in the United States as a young physician . 209 pp. ISBN: 1-573221171.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 35421
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  • MYSTERY IN THE MINSTER. by Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    MYSTERY IN THE MINSTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Sphere, (2011.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Seventeenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew, set at Michaelhouse at the University of Cambridge in 1358 - a darker series of medieval mysteries than those of Ellis Peters. Historical note. 389 pp. ISBN: 9781847442970.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket (spine slant).

    Book ID: 59386
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  • THE MARK OF A MURDERER. by Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    THE MARK OF A MURDERER.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Time Warner, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Eleventh Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew, set at Michaelhouse at the University of Cambridge in 1355 - a darker series of medieval mysteries than those of Ellis Peters. Historical note. 469 pp. ISBN: 0-316-726400.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 51262
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  • THE HAND OF JUSTICE. by Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    THE HAND OF JUSTICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Little Brown, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Tenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew, set at Michaelhouse at the University of Cambridge in 1355 - a darker series of medieval mysteries than those of Ellis Peters. ISBN: 0-316-861855.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket (some spine slant).

    Book ID: 50039
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  • THE TARNISHED CHALICE. by Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    THE TARNISHED CHALICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Time Warner, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Twelfth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew, set at Lincoln in the winter of 1356 - a darker series of medieval mysteries than those of Ellis Peters. 503 pp. ISBN: 0-316-726419.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50040
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  • TO KILL OR CURE. by Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    TO KILL OR CURE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Sphere, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Thirteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew, set at Michaelhouse at the University of Cambridge in 1357 - a darker series of medieval mysteries than those of Ellis Peters. Historical note. 436 pp. ISBN: 0-316-726419.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50041
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  • A VEIN OF DECEIT. by Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    Gregory, Susanna (pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys)
    A VEIN OF DECEIT.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Sphere, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Fifteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew, set at Michaelhouse at the University of Cambridge in 1357 - a darker series of medieval mysteries than those of Ellis Peters. Map, historical note. 458 pp. ISBN: 9781847441102.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 71803
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  • READINGS IN PHARMACOLOGY. by [Higgins, Charles B., inscribed] Holmstedt, B. and G. Liljestrand, editors.
    [Higgins, Charles B., inscribed] Holmstedt, B. and G. Liljestrand, editors.
    READINGS IN PHARMACOLOGY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1963. Hardcover first edition - A book which presents a comprehensive overview of pharmacology from Egyptian and Graeco-Roman Medicine through Byzantine and Arabian Medicine and the school of Salerno in Renaissance Italy up through 1959, from the discovery of effective therapeutics - cinchona bark, ipecac, digitalis - to an age of experimental pharmacology. Included are discussions of anesthetics, psychopharmacology, chemotherapy, vitamins and hormones, antibiotics and more - and of the scientists who worked with these substances. This copy is INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "For Clare, the scholar, with bright admiration" and SIGNED and dated Charles Higgins, 1965. The following year, in 1966, he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Medicine. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. x, 395 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in dark green cloth with silver lettering on the spine. Newspaper clipping about Higgins Nobel Prize laid in.

    Book ID: 83984
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  • AFRICAN PULSE: Scenes from an African Hospital Window. by Jarrett-Kerr, Martin.
    Jarrett-Kerr, Martin.
    AFRICAN PULSE: Scenes from an African Hospital Window.

    Edition: First printing.

    London & New York: The Faith Press / Morehouse-Barlow Co., (1960). Hardcover first edition - Anecdotes from years at a hospital in South Africa, including a discussion of the differences between traditional medicine and Western medicine. Illustrated with black and white photographs on glossy paper. Preface, prologue. 127 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in green cloth (sunning to the spine, corners slightly bumped, address stamped on front end paper), lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 54586
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  • THE ECLECTIC ALKALOIDS, RESINS, RESINOIDS, OLEO-RESINES AND CONCENTRATED PRINCIPLES (Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica, #12, Pharmacy Series, No. 2, 1910) by Lloyd, John Uri.
    Lloyd, John Uri.
    THE ECLECTIC ALKALOIDS, RESINS, RESINOIDS, OLEO-RESINES AND CONCENTRATED PRINCIPLES (Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica, #12, Pharmacy Series, No. 2, 1910)

    Edition: First printing.

    Cincinnati, Ohio: J.U. and C.G. LLoyd, 1911. First edition - In addition to the primary article, this includes portraits and brief biographies (printed on the tissue guards for each portrait) of several of those involved in this field - John King, William Stanley Merrill, Alexander Wilder, Grover Coe and others. References. 53 pp

    Condition: Near fine in printed brown wrappers.

    Book ID: 54774
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  • CURARE: Its History, Nature and Clinical Use. by McIntyre, A. R., Ph. D.
    McIntyre, A. R., Ph. D.
    CURARE: Its History, Nature and Clinical Use.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1947. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive monograph on this South America drug used as an arrow-poison from its historical use to modern studies of its effects. Extensive references at the end of each chapter. Map frontispiece, charts and tables. Index. 240 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in green cloth.

    Book ID: 72049
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  • McPhee, John.
    TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1985.) dj. Hardcover - A selection of 8 shorter pieces, originally published, as most of McPhee's work has been, in the New Yorker. They range from descriptions of the arrival of telephones in a small village in the Artic to the arrival of bears in New Jersey. Included is one of his best known pieces on the family practice medical speciality 'Heirs of General Practice' and the story of another John McPhee, a bush-pilot, writer and fish-and-game warden in northern Maine. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-374-272417.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 36790
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  • McPhee, John.
    TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A selection of 8 shorter pieces, originally published, as most of McPhee's work has been, in the New Yorker. They range from descriptions of the arrival of telephones in a small village in the Artic to the arrival of bears in New Jersey. Included is one of his best known pieces on the family practice medical speciality 'Heirs of General Practice' and the story of another John McPhee, a bush-pilot, writer and fish-and-game warden in northern Maine. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-374-272417.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (gift inscription, short tear at fold of dj flap)

    Book ID: 38201
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  • DOCTOR OLAF VAN SCHULER'S BRAIN by Menger-Anderson, Kirsten.
    Menger-Anderson, Kirsten.
    DOCTOR OLAF VAN SCHULER'S BRAIN

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2008. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's unique and highly praised first book, a series of interconnected stories which cover almost five centuries of "peculiar" New York doctors from the 17th century when Dr. Olaf van Schuler emigrated from Holland to New Amsterdam in 1664 to today. Each generation applies what was then the current medical wisdom to things like explaining a death by spontaneous combustion, resuscitating a boy's corpse and using phrenology to predict human behavior. SIGNED on the title page. Small format. 290 pp. ISBN: 9781565125612.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 55327
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  • DOCTOR OLAF VAN SCHULER'S BRAIN by Menger-Anderson, Kirsten.
    Menger-Anderson, Kirsten.
    DOCTOR OLAF VAN SCHULER'S BRAIN

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2008. First edition - The author's unique and highly praised first book, a series of interconnected stories which cover almost five centuries of "peculiar" New York doctors from the 17th century when Dr. Olaf van Schuler emigrated from Holland to New Amsterdam in 1664 to today. Each generation applies what was then the current medical wisdom to things like explaining a death by spontaneous combustion, resuscitating a boy's corpse and using phrenology to predict human behavior. Small format. 290 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55328
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  • AN AMERICAN PLAGUE: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793. by Murphy, Jim.
    Murphy, Jim.
    AN AMERICAN PLAGUE: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Clarion Books / Houghton Mifflin, (2003). Hardcover - A book for older children which "describes the illness known as yellow fever and the toll it took on Philadephia's residents, relating the epidemic to the major social and political events of the day and to 18th-century medical beliefs and practices. . . [He] spotlights the heroic role of Philadelphia's free blacks in combating the disease, and the Constitutional crisis that President Washington faced when he was forced to leave the cityand all his paperswhile escaping the deadly contagion. A Newbery Honor Book and nominated National Book Award Illustrated with fascinating archival prints. Map, sources, index. Slightly over-sized format. 165 pp. ISBN: 0-395776082.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78411
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  • ICE BOUND: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole. by Nielsen, Dr. Jerri with Maryanne Vollers.
    Nielsen, Dr. Jerri with Maryanne Vollers.
    ICE BOUND: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The true of Dr. Jerri Nielsen, the physician stranded at a South Pole research station who diagnosed and treated her own breast cancer until she could be airlifted out several months later. In addition, though, this is a book about the wonders of Antarctica and of the difficulties encountered by the scientists and researchers there. Boldly INSCRIBED on the title by Nielsen. Map, photographs. xvi, 362 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-66845.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (the pen used in signing scored the title page.)

    Book ID: 55025
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  • ICE BOUND: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole. by Nielsen, Dr. Jerry (with Maryanne Vollers.)
    Nielsen, Dr. Jerry (with Maryanne Vollers.)
    ICE BOUND: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Neilsen was the physician at the Admundsen-Scott South Pole Station when she discovered a lump in her breast after the ice had set in, isolating the station from any help. This is her account of how she treated herself, of the support of the other members, and finally was air-lifted out in a dangerous rescue flight. Illustrated with photograhs. 362 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-66845.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42533
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  • A HEALER'S CALL And Other Selected Short Stories. by Owens, Harry Jr.,M.D.
    Owens, Harry Jr.,M.D.
    A HEALER'S CALL And Other Selected Short Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Powell Butte, OR: Big Juniper Press, (1992). SIGNED first edition - A collection of seven short stories by this doctor who has spent many years working in the Alaskan Arctic and then overseas in third world countries. Includes an introduction by Richard Moss and two prologues and an epilogue by the author. INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in 1995. 117 pp. ISBN: 0-962756938.

    Condition: Very good in stiff glossy cream wrappers printed in blue (a bit of wear the the base of the spine)

    Book ID: 81793
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  • ETHNOMEDIZIN UND SOZIALMEDIZIN IN TROPISCH-AFRIKA. / ETHNOMEDICINE AND SOCIAL MEDICINE IN TROPICAL AFRICA : BeitrŠge zur Ethnomedizin, Ethnobotanik und Ethnozoologie III / Contributions to Ethnomedicine, Ethnobotany and Ethnozoology III. by Paul, Sigrid, editor.
    Paul, Sigrid, editor.
    ETHNOMEDIZIN UND SOZIALMEDIZIN IN TROPISCH-AFRIKA. / ETHNOMEDICINE AND SOCIAL MEDICINE IN TROPICAL AFRICA : BeitrŠge zur Ethnomedizin, Ethnobotanik und Ethnozoologie III / Contributions to Ethnomedicine, Ethnobotany and Ethnozoology III.

    Edition: First printing.

    Hamburg: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnomedizin, 1973. First edition - Text is in German, English and French. The introductory essay by Ludwig Brandl - "A Short History of Ethnomedicine in Tropical Africa" - is in both English and German. Also includes essays on Les Plantes Magiques Senegalaise (in French) by Joseph Kerharo, The Fundamental Basis of African Traditional Medicine (in English) by Yaw Osei and much more. Bibliographies, photographs. 288 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in printed pale green wrappers.

    Book ID: 53813
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