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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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  • MATILDA BONE. by Cushman, Karen.
    Cushman, Karen.
    MATILDA BONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Clarion / Houghton Mifflin, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Newbery Award winning author's third novel for older children and young adults set in medieval England. The story of a fourteen year old girl, Matilda, who is an apprentice bonesetter & practicioneer of medicine. Includes an author's historical note and brief bibliography. 167 pp. ISBN: 0-395881560.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86324
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  • ALCHEMY AND MEGGY SWANN. by Cushman, Karen.
    Cushman, Karen.
    ALCHEMY AND MEGGY SWANN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Clarion / Houghton Mifflin, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel for older children and young adults by this Newbery Award winning author, set in Elizabethan England. Meggy has been summoned to London from the country town where she was raised, by her alchemist father. Not only does she find London dirty and teeming with thieves, she feels unwanted by her father also. Includes an author's historical note and brief bibliography. 167 pp. ISBN: 978-0547231846.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86325
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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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  • CHARLES RICHARD DREW: Pioneer in Blood Research. by [Drew, Charles Richard, 1904-1950] Hardwick, Richard
    [Drew, Charles Richard, 1904-1950] Hardwick, Richard
    CHARLES RICHARD DREW: Pioneer in Blood Research.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1967) dj. Hardcover - Biography of this pioneering African American doctor and scientist written for older children and young adults. Drew "improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge to developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II. This allowed medics to save thousands of Allied forces' lives during the war. As the most prominent African American in the field, Drew protested against the practice of racial segregation in the donation of blood, as it lacked scientific foundation, and resigned his position with the American Red Cross, which maintained the policy until 1950." Glossary, index. 144 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 88962
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • THOMAS HODGKIN: Morbid Anatomist and Social Activist. by [Hodgkin, Thomas, 1798-1866] Rosenfeld, Louis R.
    [Hodgkin, Thomas, 1798-1866] Rosenfeld, Louis R.
    THOMAS HODGKIN: Morbid Anatomist and Social Activist.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lanham, MD: Madison Books, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - A clearly wirtten and comprehensive biography of the physician whose name is still associated with the disease he discovered, but whose other accomplishments are almost unknown today. A devout English Quaker, physician and abolitionist, he was also "a scholar, educator, ethnologist and social reformer - particularly as the "father and founder of the Aborigines' Protection Society," which worked to end exported abuses of native peoples around the British Empire. [This book] portrays Hodgkin's exemplary though idiosyncratic character and multiple activities in an era of economic and sociological ferment that extended to medical practice and education. After years at London's renowned Guy's Hospital as a "morbid" (pathologic) anatomist, he was…

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    Lanham, MD: Madison Books, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - A clearly wirtten and comprehensive biography of the physician whose name is still associated with the disease he discovered, but whose other accomplishments are almost unknown today. A devout English Quaker, physician and abolitionist, he was also "a scholar, educator, ethnologist and social reformer - particularly as the "father and founder of the Aborigines' Protection Society," which worked to end exported abuses of native peoples around the British Empire. [This book] portrays Hodgkin's exemplary though idiosyncratic character and multiple activities in an era of economic and sociological ferment that extended to medical practice and education. After years at London's renowned Guy's Hospital as a "morbid" (pathologic) anatomist, he was forced to resign by an elitist, regressive medical establishment that disapproved of his proposed reforms, both social and medical. Deprived of research resources, he continued his humanitarian campaigns until his death in 1866 in Jaffa, where he had gone to work on behalf of poor and persecuted Jews." [Publishers' Weekly] Illustrated with photographs. Extensive notes, bibliography, index. xiv, 344 pp. ISBN: 0-819186333.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 85409
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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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  • A MANUAL OF THE MEDICAL BOTANY OF NORTH AMERICA. by Johnson, Laurence.
    Johnson, Laurence.
    A MANUAL OF THE MEDICAL BOTANY OF NORTH AMERICA.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: William Wood and Company, (1884). Hardcover - A rather scarce American colorplate work of medical botany. a title in Wood's Library of Standard American Authors. Among other things, Johnson was a lecturer on medical botany at the Medical department of the City University of New York. Notable for its Illustrated with nine striking chromolithographs [including frontispiece] by H. Benke and numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text. Not in Bennett, nor in McGrath. Index. xi, 292 pp

    Condition: Very good in embossed brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, red tinting to all edges - some fraying to the top of the spine, a bit of damage to the leaf opposite the frontispiece,rubbing and wear to the corners, but overall tight and sturdy. .

    Book ID: 85136
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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: 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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  • 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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  • 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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