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  • GIRL NEXT DOOR. by Brooks, Anne Tedlock.
    Brooks, Anne Tedlock.
    GIRL NEXT DOOR.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Arcadia House, 1944. dj. Hardcover first edition - Uncommon young adult romance about nursing in a small town hospital - in addition to the romantic story, this depicts the devastation of polio at that time, and Kit, the young nurse, goes to Minneapolis to be trained in the Kenney method of treatment. 256 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding of light green buckram with white lettering, no dj.

    Book ID: 64827
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  • THE EDITH CAVELL NURSE FROM MASSACHUSETTS: A Record of One Year's Personal Service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, Boulogne - the Somme, 1916-l9l7, with an Account of the Imprisonment, Trial and Death of Edith Cavell. by Fitzgerald, Alice Louise Florence, 1874-1962.
    Fitzgerald, Alice Louise Florence, 1874-1962.
    THE EDITH CAVELL NURSE FROM MASSACHUSETTS: A Record of One Year's Personal Service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, Boulogne - the Somme, 1916-l9l7, with an Account of the Imprisonment, Trial and Death of Edith Cavell.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: W. A. Butterfield, 1917. Hardcover first edition - Edith Cavell was a British nurse who had established a training school for nurses in Belgium; after the War broke out, she saved the lives of those from both sides without discrimination, but she also helped 200 allied soldiers escape from Belgium - and for that she was convicted of treason and executed by the Germans in 1915. Massachusetts established a fund to recruit a nurse to serve in the War in the memory of Cavell - the nurse selected was Alice Fitzgerald, and this little book includes both some comments from her on her service and an account of Cavell's imprisonment. Illustrated with photographs. xv, 95 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards with brown cloth spine (some rubbing and wear to the covers, black ink spots on back board.)

    Book ID: 77558
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  • Florine, Margaret Helen, R. N.
    SONGS OF A NURSE.

    Edition: Second edition, revised and enlarged.

    San Francisco: Philopolis Press, 1918. Hardcover - Collection of poems originally published in 1917, on different aspects of being a nurse ranging from the short and humorous ("At the Zoo - 'These nurses are trained.'/ said the six year old child; /' now, Mother. please show me / the ones that are wild.') to the more melodramatic - "The Drug Fiend, " "In the Silent Watches," "The Night Nurse," etc. 79 pp.

    Condition: Good condition in cream boards, with gilt lettering and small illustration on front cover (discoloration and wear to the spine, prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 35476
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  • FOR THE DURATION. by Jacobsen, Eve Porter.
    Jacobsen, Eve Porter.
    FOR THE DURATION.

    Edition: First printing.

    Raleigh, NC: Pentland Press, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of memoirs which span the years from 1939 to 1946. When war was declared in England in 1939, the author joined the British Red Cross Society and was posted as a nurse to a London hospital and later is sent to India. INSCRIBED on the title page "To dear --- with happy remembrances. Read and enjoy. Affectionately, Eve." Illustrated with photographs. 134 pp. ISBN: 1571970061.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket. (some shelfwear to bottom edge of boards.)

    Book ID: 60431
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  • GO WITH THE RIVER. by Shaw, Mary Wright.
    Shaw, Mary Wright.
    GO WITH THE RIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Palo Alto, CA: Gander Publishing, Inc. (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Stories taken from the author's personal journal, sharing her experiences in childhood, as a student nurse at Massachusetts General in the 1930's, as an army nurse during World War II, as wife and widow, as a mother and grandmother of "brown babies and pink babies," and as an educator and public health advocate. INSCRIBED on the half title page "For -- with love and memories of so many years!" and dated in the year of publication. Illustrated with photographs. 249 pp. ISBN: 0-9639586-07.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55212
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  • POWERS OF ARREST: A Cincinnati Casebook. by Talton, Jon.
    Talton, Jon.
    POWERS OF ARREST: A Cincinnati Casebook.

    Edition: First printing.

    Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book in Talton's Cincinnati series, where he makes the Cincinatti come alive - and revels in it it beauty - just as the Mapstone series created a vivid picture of Tucson. "Thanks to spinal tumor surgery, Cincinnati Homicide Detective Will Borders now walks with a cane and lives alone with constant discomfort. . . When a star cop is brutally murdered, he's assigned to find her killer. The crime bears a chilling similarity to killings on the peaceful college campus nearby, where his friend, pain nurse Cheryl Beth Wilson, is now teaching nursing." SIGNED on the title page. 262 pp. ISBN: 978-1590589991.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75433
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  • CHERRY AMES, ARMY NURSE (#3). by Wells, Helen.
    Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, ARMY NURSE (#3).

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1960, c 1944). Hardcover - Frontispiece. Bound in dusty rose tweed cloth covered boards with light gray endpapers, charcoal gray tinting on top edge. 214 pp.

    Condition: Very good (gift inscription in pencil), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45897
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  • CHERRY AMES, ARMY NURSE (#3). by Wells, Helen.
    Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, ARMY NURSE (#3).

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1960, c 1944) dj. Hardcover - Frontispiece. Bound in dusty rose tweed cloth covered boards with light gray endpapers, charcoal gray tinting on top edge. 214 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a fair only dust jacket (large chip to front cover, chipping and tears to ends of spine, overall edgewear).

    Book ID: 69907
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  • CHERRY AMES, ARMY NURSE (#3). by Wells, Helen.
    Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, ARMY NURSE (#3).

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1950, c 1944) dj. Hardcover - Lists to #11 inside the book. Bound in red boards with plain gray endpapers, charcoal gray tinting on top edge of text block. Frontispiece, 214 pp. Yellow spine on dust jacket.

    Condition: Very good in a poor dust jacket. (missing front flap, overall edgewear to the dj, chip at top of spine.)

    Book ID: 44577
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  • CHERRY AMES, ARMY NURSE (#3 in series). by Wells, Helen.
    Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, ARMY NURSE (#3 in series).

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1959, c 1944) dj. Hardcover - Set during World War II. Cherry has just received her R.N. and she, and her entire nursing school class, sign up for the Army Nurse Corps. Plain frontispiece. Bound in dusty rose tweed cloth covered boards with light gray endpapers, charcoal gray tinting on top edge. 214 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (corners slightly bumped, overall edgewear to dj, tear along fold of flap).

    Book ID: 71161
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