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The American Illustrated Medical Dictionary: Sixteenth Edition, DORLAND, W. A. Newman
1 DORLAND, W. A. Newman The American Illustrated Medical Dictionary: Sixteenth Edition
81243 Philadelphia W.B. Saunders Company [c.1930-35] Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Stated sixteenth edition. This hefty work provides all manor of reference material in the fields of medicine, dentistry and related fields. With lots of black & white drawings depicting ailments, bodily systems, and portraits of leading medical practicioners. Thumb indexed, with extensive index and reference material at rear of volume. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards with titling and frames gilt-stamped on cover and spine. --- Volume lacks the title page, making it impossible to fix the date of publication (estimating 1930-1935). With some rubbing to covers, dampstains to a few leaves but overall a sound, sturdy copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 1493 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Body Has A Head, Eckstein, Gustav
2 Eckstein, Gustav The Body Has A Head
73222 New York Harper & Row 1970 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
The complexities of the human body are explained in an understandable way. A good Book Club copy, in full turquoise cloth on board covers. With bumped corners; clean interior. Dust jacket some chipping at spine ends; in good overall shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 799 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Writings of Hippocrates -and- On the Natural Faculties by Galen (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series), HIPPOCRATES and GALEN
3 HIPPOCRATES and GALEN Writings of Hippocrates -and- On the Natural Faculties by Galen (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World series)
81393 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1979 Hardcover Near Fine 
A deluxe leatherbound edition combining the writings of two early Greek thinkers in the fields of medicine and anatomy: Hippocrates of Kos and Galen of Pergamon. Illustrated with Medieval and Renaissance woodcuts. Issued as part of the publisher's collection, the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full dark blue bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Blue silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Volume lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A very nice copy but with very slight loss of gilding to textblock top edge, otherwise bright and lacking additional damages or evidence of having been read.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (8), 468 pages 
Price: 66.00 USD
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Going Higher: Oxygen, Man, and Mountains, HOUSTON M.D., Charles
4 HOUSTON M.D., Charles Going Higher: Oxygen, Man, and Mountains
77366 Seattle The Mountaineers 1998 0898865808 / 9780898865806 Trade Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stated Fourth Edition of a work first published in 1980 as 'Going Higher: The Story of Man and Altitude'. The author examines the effects of oxygen deprivation at high altitudes, and ways climbers can adapt. With a history of the study of man and high altitude. Includes numerous b&w photos & illustrations; indexed. --- A clean, firm, unmarked softcover copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Physical Fitness Encyclopedia, KUNTZLEMAN, Charles T. (editor)
5 KUNTZLEMAN, Charles T. (editor) The Physical Fitness Encyclopedia
76648 Emmaus, Pennsylvania, Rodale Press 1971 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated second printing, 1971. Comprehensive guide to exercise in a good copy. In light blue cloth-covered hardcovers. Includes numerous drawings, photos and charts. Indexed. --- A firm, clean copy with a discreet notation on page 1. Jacket with photo of happy runner on cover; is somewhat rubbed but otherwise in good shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 582 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Happy Family, Munroe, John Levy and Ruth
6 Munroe, John Levy and Ruth The Happy Family
73049 New York Alfred A Knopf 1950 Thirteenth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Landmark work in a nice copy. Stated 13th printing (1950); first published 1938. In full black, lightly scuffed covers. Interior clean and unmarked. ; 1.2 x 8.1 x 5.4 Inches 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Out of My Life and Thought: An Autobiography, SCHWEITZER, Albert.
7 SCHWEITZER, Albert. Out of My Life and Thought: An Autobiography
80998 New York Henry Holt and Company 1949 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated fourth printing (October 1949) of the autobiography of the noted German-French physician, theologian, writer, and organist. Dr. Schweitzer abandoned his stable life in Europe to establish a hospital in West-Central Africa, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952. Translated from the German by C. T. Campion. Includes a postscript by Everett Skillings. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Simple blue jacket with unclipped flap price. --- With interior notes and underlinings on perhaps as many as 15 pages, else a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, remains bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (10), 274 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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