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CREATING BODY BEAUTY (YOUR FIGURE)

By: Agniel, Marguerite

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Bernard Ackerman: (1936)

Seller ID: 000015113


Large octavo, blue cloth covers, 228 pages. Lacks front free endpaper. No dust jacket. 49 black and white art photographs of author in nude poses at end of book. 071902A View more info

BODY TOXIC. An Environmental Memoir

By: Antonetta, Susanne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington D.C. Counterpoint. (c. 2001),: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10819


Pages: 242, octavo, hardcover, first edition, first printing. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition, F/F. Health, Environmentally Induced Diseases, Hazardous Waste Sites. 102504A ISBN: 1-58243-116-7 View more info

VISTAS IN CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES

By: Bennett, J. Claude

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Charles C. Thomas, Publisher: 1968

Seller ID: 11546


xii + 314 pages, small quarto. Former owner name on front free endpaper. Some ink underlining in text, Good. Dust jacket Very Good. 091306A View more info

CHILDREN IN HOSPITAL

By: Bergman, Thesi, in collaboration with Anna Freud

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, International Universities Press Inc. (c. 1965),: 1965

Seller ID: 12460


Pages 162,octavo, hardcover. Includes index. Book is in Very Good condition. Dust jacket a little rubbed, wear at edges, near Very Good. 061507A View more info

THE BODY BEAUTIFUL Through Exercise and Vitamins.

By: Boand, Alfred C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, A Junior Press Book, Albert Whitman Co.: 1934

Seller ID: 000017715


Octavo, blue moire cloth covers with gilt titles and pictorial design. Illustrated with black and white photo reproductions. 128 pages. Light wear at head and foot of spine. 020117A View more info

EXERCISES FOR WOMEN

By: Bolton, Florence

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls Co.: 1914

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 000013442


Tan cloth covers with illustration of Winged Victory of Samothrace on front cover. Green dust jacket with some darkening at edges, and a little wear at head of spine and corners. Fully illustrated with over one hundred cuts and half-tones. The author was formerly Director of Women's Gymnasium at Stanford University. 020207A View more info

THE GREAT POWER-LINE COVER-UP. How the Utilities and the Government Are Trying to Hide the Cancer Hazard Posed by Electromagnetic Fields.

By: Brodeur, Paul.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co.: (c. 1992)

Edition: first edition, as stated.

Seller ID: 000016376


Octavo, x + 326 pages. Includes index. Remainder mark on bottom edge of book block. Former owner name on front free endpaper. 071902A View more info

THE STORY OF PASSAVANT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 1865 TO 1972

By: Brown, Vernon K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital: (c. 1976)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017746


Octavo, xii + 252 pages. Illustrated with many black and white photo reproductions. Includes appendix, bibliography, index. No dust jacket. 022904A Chicago Medical History. View more info

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HEALTH RESORTS. An Analytical Study of High Altitudes in Relation to the Arrest of Chronic Pulmonary Disease.

By: Denison, Charles.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Osgood and Co.: 1880

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000017413


Octavo, brown cloth covers, xii + 192 pages + 18 pages of ads.Includes index and folding color map, tipped in between pages 26 and 27. Map has clean tears at folds. There is a pocket in the rear of the book, but no chart. Light wear at head of spine. 090617A View more info

SWEDISH MOVEMENTS OR MEDICAL GYMNASTICS.

By: Hartelius, Dr. T. J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Battle Creek, Michigan, Modern Medicine Pub. Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 000016605


Translated by A. B. Olsen, M.D. With introduction and notes by J. H. Kellogg, M.D. Octavo, gray-brown cloth covers, ix [1], 3-162 pages. Includes illustrations, index. Covers scuffed, worn at edges. Former owner name and date and place (Battle Creek Sanitarium) on preliminary blank. 112304A View more info

In Service to American Pharmacy. The Professional Life of William Procter, Jr.

By: Higby, Gregory J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa and London, The University of Alabama Press: (1992)

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000017311


Part of the series: History of American Science and Technology. Includes black and white illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. Octavo, green cloth covers, xvi [2] 269 [1]; Top cover corners bumped, else Very Good. Signed by the author on the title page. 092108C View more info

BROTHER, HEAL THYSELF. A Textbook of Natural Healing Recipes by Caroline Hills Inches.

By: Inches, Howard V. H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The New Hunger Publications: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000016397


Octavo, 333 pages. Illustrated with black and white photo reproductions. Small abrasian from erasure on front free endpaper, nea Fine. Dust jacket has some chipping at edges; bottom third of rear flap is missing. Bottom half of rear panel is creased and chipped. Inscribed by the author: "Good Health / Howard V H Inches." 021210E View more info

THE PHILOSOPHY OF HUMAN BEAUTY: or, Hints Toward Physical Perfection: Showing How to Acquire and Retain Bodily Symmetry, Health, and Vigor Secure Long Life, and Avoid The Infirmities and Deformities of Age.

By: Jacques. D. H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Wood & Holbrook, Publishers: 1871

Edition: later printing

Seller ID: 000015438


Octavo, xviii + 19-244 pages. Includes many black and white woodcut illustrations. Blind-stamped green pebbled cloth with gilt spine titles in very nice condition. Former owner inscription and bookplate on front endpapers. Clean and tight. 092108D View more info

THE HEALING PROMISE OF QI. Creating Extraordinary Wellness Through Qigong and Tai Chi.

By: Jahnke, Roger.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: (2002)

Edition: 6th printing

Seller ID: 000015256


xvii [1] 316 pages. Former owner name and date on front endpaper, else Fine. Dust jacket is Fine. 120506A View more info

FOOD INSPECTION AND ANALYSIS. For the Use of Public Analysts, Health Officers, Sanitary Chemists, and Food Economists

By: Leach, Albert E

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, John Wiley and Sons, 1905,: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7685


Pages pp: xiv + 787, large 8vo, hardcover, library binding. Includes index, line drawings, and diagrams, one color plate, plus 39 b/w plates in rear of book. Some library stamps inside book, none on covers. Covers lightly soiled, some soil and spotting in text. 072900A . This heavy book may incur additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT. THAT IS THE QUESTION.

By: Medlock, N.D., Addison.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, self-published: (c. 1935)

Seller ID: 000016374


Stapled booklet, octavo, 32 printed pages, plus printed inside covers. Cover edges slightly darkened. 061508C View more info

HEALTH EXERCISES AND HOME GYMNASTICS. How To Train, Strengthen and Develop the Body without use of Dumb-bells or other Appliances. With Some Exercises For Women.

By: Nissen, Hartvig.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Platt & Peck & Co.: n.d.

Seller ID: 000015752


125 pages. Illustrated with numerous black and white photo reproductions of the author in various illustrations of exercise positions. Narrow, octavo, red cloth covers with pictorial design. No date, but circa 1890-1910. Very good condition. The author is credited with introducing Swedish Massage to the United States. He is listed in this book as being an instructor in Gymnastics at Harvard University and Director of Physical Training at Boston Public School. 040414B View more info

HOW TO BE HEALTHY WITH YOGA.

By: Richmond, Sonya.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Bell Publishing Co., Inc.: (1962)

Edition: later printing.

Seller ID: 000016449


Octavo, 157 pages. Blak and white illustrations. Dust jacket has a couple of small closed tears. 122615A View more info

SUNFLOWER SEED: The Miracle Food

By: Rodale, J. I

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Emmaus, Pa, Organic Gardening: 1949

Edition: 4th printing

Seller ID: 000014543


Emmaus, Pa: Organic Gardening, 1949. 4th printing. softcover. Very Good. Stapled pamphlet. 61 pages. Includes black and white illustrations. Organic Gardening Library No. 13. 020207A View more info

The Sick Man's Friend, Being a Plain, Practical Medical work, on Vegetable or Botanical Principles, Designed for the Use of Families, and Individuals. In Six Parts. (Cover titles: The Family Doctor)

By: Sanborn, Dr. P.E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, William Johnson: 1844

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 000017418


Cover has a Boston imprint with publisher as New England Book and Periodical Co., Also, on title page, a second publisher is given, as Dr. Strong, in New York. Softcover, 270 pages, approximately 4 1/2" wide by 7 1/2" tall. Botanical illustrustration in black and white. Front cover partially detached; rear cover entirely detached, but present. Dog-eared page corners. View more info