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Image for The Lakeside Hospital Dedicated in Severance Hall, City of Cleveland, June 17, 1931

The Lakeside Hospital Dedicated in Severance Hall, City of Cleveland, June 17, 1931

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Lakeside Hospital: 1931

Seller ID: 20872


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-p... View more info

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Surgery of Modern Warfare Volume I

By: Bailey, Hamilton (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, The Williams and Wilkins Company: 1944

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 18422


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 count... View more info

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Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe

By: Batiuk, Tom

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 27949


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... View more info

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The Art of Philadelphia Medicine (Museum Brochure Laid-in)

By: Bell, Whitfield J.Jr.; Sellers, Charles Coleman; Tatum, George B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Philadelphia PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25413


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. View more info

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Benjamin Rush: Patriot and Physician

By: Brodsky, Alyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Truman Talley Books / St. Martin's: 2004

Edition: First Editiion

Seller ID: 28266


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. View more info

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The American Orthopaedic Association; A Centennial History

By: Brown, Thornton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The American Orthopaedic Association:

Seller ID: 24644


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. View more info

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Jectofer; Proceedings of a Conference

By: D'Amato, Henry E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sweden, Astra Pharmacuetical Products: 1966

Seller ID: 18797


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. View more info

The Roentgenologist In Court

By: Donaldson, Samuel Wright

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois, Charles C. Thomas, Publisher: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19954


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 ... View more info

The First 150 Years; A History of the Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County 1851-2001

By: Floyd, Barbara; Kroll, Vivki L.; Hussain, S. Amjad M.D.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toledo, Ohio, Literary Circle of Toledo: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18875


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. View more info

The Life & Times of Gaspare Tagliacozzi Surgeon of Bologna 1545-1599

By: Gnudi, Martha Teach; Webster, Jerome Pierce

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Herbert Reichner: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition #1241 of 7500 Copies

Seller ID: 22076


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 appear... View more info

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Farmcarts to Fords: A History of the Military Ambulance, 1790-1925 (Medical Humanities Series)

By: Haller Jr., John S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Southern Illinois University Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28002


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 battl... View more info

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Miscellanea Japonica I

By: Hawley, Frank

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Kyoto, Jaoan, Self-published: 1954

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 28011


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 a... View more info

Virginia Avenel Henderson Signature for Nursing

By: Hermann, Eleanor Krohn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16352


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... View more info

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Fungus Diseases and Their Treatments

By: Hilsick-Smith, Gavin et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25829


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. NOT... View more info

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Medical Essays 1842-1882 (Booklet with Notes from the Editors)

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Medicine Library, Gryphon Editions Inc.: 1987

Edition: Special Edition. No. 16087

Seller ID: 28229


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-... View more info

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For the Children: 120 Years of Rainbow, Babies & Children's Hospital

By: Horwitz, Samuel J. Et al

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, University Hospitals Health System Inc.: 2007

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 28111


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. View more info

Pathology of Infancy and Childhood

By: Kissane, John M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mosby: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19221


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. View more info

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Physiological, Psychological, and Social Effects of Noise

By: Kryter, Karl D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., NASA: 1984

Seller ID: 17046K


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 is... View more info

Hollis Sigler's Breast Cancer Journal

By: Love, Susan M.; Yood, James; Sigler, Hollis

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Manchester, Vermont, U.S.A., Hudson Hills Press: 1999

Inscription: SIGNED by Artist

Seller ID: 17420IN


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... View more info

Adventures in Advertising

By: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Life Insurance: 1924

Seller ID: 15000


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 measuri... View more info