Category: Health, Medicine & Nutrition


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VIRUSES AND COLDS. The Modern Plague

By: Adams, John M

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, American Elsevier Pub. Co., (c. 1967),: (1967)

Seller ID: 7515

Condition: Near fine

170 pp., 8vo, hardcover. Book is in near fine condition; dust jacket has a few small tears and creases at edges, very good. 092108E View more info


By: Agniel, Marguerite

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Bernard Ackerman: (1936)

Seller ID: 000015113

Condition: Very good

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

ISBN: 1582431167

Condition: Fine

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


By: Bennett, J. Claude

Price: $9.00

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

Seller ID: 11546

Condition: Good

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


By: Bergman, Thesi, in collaboration with Anna Freud

Price: $7.00

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

Seller ID: 12460

Condition: Very Good

Pages 162, octavo. 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

Condition: near Very Good

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


By: Bolton, Florence

Price: $65.00

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

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 000013442

Condition: Near Fine

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

ISBN: 0316109096

Condition: Near fine

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


By: Brown, Vernon K.

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017746

Condition: Fine

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

TREATMENT BY MANIPULATION. Enlarged (1951) Edition

By: Burrows, H. Jackson and W. D. Coltart.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: (1951)

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 000017902

Condition: near fine

"Practioner Handbooks". Illustrated with black and white photo reproductions. Octavo, 5 3/4" wide by 8 5/8" tall, 80 pages, red cloth covers. Former owner initials and date on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some chipping and a couple of closed tears. Review copy , with review slip laid in. 061508B Chiropracters, Chiropractic. View more info

NURSE ON CALL. The True Story of a 1950s District Nurse.

By: Cotterill, Edith.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: (2010)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000016307

ISBN: 0091941482

Condition: Fine

Originaly published in 1986 by Century Hutchinson Ltd. Octavo, pictorial boards, 320 pages. Includes a glossary of Blackcountry terms. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. 061508D 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

Condition: Very Good

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


By: Gardner, Marlin & Benjamin H. Aylworth.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Cooperstown, NY, Printed for the Authors, By H. and E. Phinney: 1836

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017849

Condition: Good

"Part I--A short System of Anatomy; II--On Materia Medica, or a Description on Medicinal Vegetables; III--On Pharmacy, or the preparation of Medicines.; IV--On Physiology, or the description and treatment of Diseases. Drs. Gardner and Aylworth were botanic physicians, in the tradition of the Thomsonian system. "The vegetable medicines described in this work, remove all curable diseases with the utmost facility, and without the least danger of producing any deleterious effects. --from the Preface. Duodecimo. Full calf, iv, 143 pages, lacks front fly leaf, waterspots, joints and head o... View more info


By: Hartelius, Dr. T. J.

Price: $35.00

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

Seller ID: 000016605

Condition: Good

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

THE GREAT PATENT MEDICINE ERA, or, Without Benefit of Doctor.

By: Hechtlinger, Adelaide.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Galahad Books: (c. 1970)

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 000018178

ISBN: 0883651120

Condition: Very good

Quarto (approx. 9 1/2" wide by 11 5/8" tall), 248 pages. Many illustrations. Top corner of front free end paper clipped; some ink notes on last page, else Very Good. Dust jacket price clipped, otherwise in very good condition. "Here, with lavish illustrations and in loving detail, is the story of American Folk Medicine from the end of the Civil War until 1906, when Congress, by passing the Pure Food and Drug Act, put an end forever to some of the nation's more bizarre nostrums. It was a time of Indian Snake Root Oil and Electric Belts, of tonics and phosphates, of pills, powders,... View more info


By: Hertzler, Arthur E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1938

Edition: 12th edition

Seller ID: 000018610

Condition: Fine

Octavo, blue cloth covers, ix [3] 322 pages. Includes black and white illustrations. Dust jacket has some wear along edges, still Very Good. The story of an American country doctor, practicing in the late 1800s and early 1900s. 092108B 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

ISBN: 0817305912

Condition: Very good

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

Condition: near Fine

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

Condition: Very good

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

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

Condition: Good +

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