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1 Atkyns, Arabella [pseudonym]. The Family Magazine: in Two Parts Containing Useful Directions in all the Branches of House-Keeping and Cookery.
London: printed for J.Osborn 1741. 
Octavo. xiv, [ii], 123, [iii], [ii], 324pp. First edition. Part II has a separate title-page, pagination and register. Contemporary calf, repaired. Illustrated in the text. Oxford, English Cookery Books. Oxford p. 71; Maclean p. 49; Bitting p. 550; Cagle 673; Pennell p.150; Simon 658; ESTC T87836 
Price: 400.00 USD
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2 Barrow, John. Dissertatio medica, inauguralis, de catarrho.
Edinburgi: Apud Balfour et Smellie, Academiae Typographos, 1785. 
Octavo. [6], 32pp. []3, A4-D4. With the half-title present. Wrappers. ESTC N6341. Presentation copy. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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3 Bernard, Claude. Leçons sur la Physiologie et la Pathologie du Système Nerveux.
Paris: J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1858. 
Octavo. 2 volumes. I: VIII, 520 pages; II: 4, 560 pages. First edition. Unopened. In the original wrappers. In a clamshell box. Illustrated with 65 plates. GARRISON-MORTON 1399; WALLER 957; OSLER 1509. Ths work provides the first description of "Horner's syndrome." Fine. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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4 Bernard, Claude. Leçons sur les Propriétés Physiologiques et les Altérations Pathologiques des Liquides de l'Organisme.
Paris: J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1859. 
Octavo. 2 volumes. I: XVI, 524 pages; II: 480 pages, and 8 pages of ads. First edition. Unopened. In the original wrappers. In a clamshell box. Illustrated with numerous plates. GARRISON-MORTON 1234.1; Heirs of Hippocrates 1796; NORMAN 203; WALLER 963. Fine. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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5 Cooke, James. Mellificium Chirurgiae: Or, The Marrow Of Chirurgery Much Enlarged. To which is now added Anatomy, Illustrated with twelve Brass Cuts, And also the Marrow of Physick: Both in the newest way.
London: Printed by J.D. for Benj. Shirley, 1676. Medicine Surgery 
Octavo. [10] leaves, 872, [16] pages. Third edition of this surgical manual, the first to include the 'Anatomy' and the illustrations. In a contemporary calf binding, repaired. Frontispiece portrait of the author by R. White, six plates in the anatomical section, and five other plates of surgical instruments. Wing C6014; Wellcome II p. 386. 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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6 Foster, Edward. The principles and practice of midwifery: in which are comprized and methodically arranged under the four general heads of generation, gestation, delivery, and recovery, all the anatomical facts physiological reasonings, pathological observations, and practical precepts, necessary to constitute the fullest and most complete system of midwifery.
London: Printed for R. Baldwin, no. 47, Paternoster-Row, 1781. 
Octavo. [xi], 316pp. []2, a4, B8-U8, X6. With the half-title present. First edition. Quarter burgundy calf over marbled boards by Henderson & Bisset. With the bookplate of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, given by Sir Alexander Russell Simpson in memory of Sir James Young Simpson. ESTC T139918. 
Price: 6000.00 USD
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7 Gesner, Konrad. Secrets de medecine et de la philosophie chimique. Par M. Jean Liebaut, Dijonnois, Docteur Medicin à Paris.
A Rouen: Chez Nicolas L'Oyselet, 1643. 
Octavo. [7], 297, [14]ff. ã8 (ã8 blank), A8-Z8, Aa8-PP8, Qq6. Headpieces and decorated initials. Contemporary limp vellum. Hand-lettered spine title. Woodcuts in text. Caillet 6680 (same place and date, variant title); Ferguson II, p. 36; Debon-Ainé 2700 (for Quatre Livres de Medicine). 
Price: 800.00 USD
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The connexion of life with respiration: or, an experimental inquiry into the effects of submersion, strangulation, and several kinds of noxious airs, on living animals, with an account of the nature of the disease they produce; ..., Goodwyn, Edmund.
8 Goodwyn, Edmund. The connexion of life with respiration: or, an experimental inquiry into the effects of submersion, strangulation, and several kinds of noxious airs, on living animals, with an account of the nature of the disease they produce; ...
London: Printed by T. Spilsbury, Snow-hill, for J. Johnson, in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1788. First Edition 
Octavo. [iv], xvi, 126pp. []1, A9, B8-I8 (- I8 blank). First edition. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Upper corner of lower cover damaged. With two plates. Ex Sion College and Stationer's Company libraries. First published, 1786, in Latin, as inaugural dissertation at Edinburgh University under title: Dissertatio medica de morte submersorum. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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9 Greenfield, John. [Groeneveldt, Joannes]. A Compleat Treatise of the Stone and Gravel. Comprising its Origin, Symptoms, best way of easing, true method of cutting and divers remarkable histories of Curing afflicted patients.
London: printed for Ralph Smith, under the Royal-Exchange, and B. Lintott, at the Cross-Keys, between the Two Middle-Temple-Gates, Fleetstreet, 1710. 
Octavo. xxiv, [i], 286, [8]pp. First edition. Contemporary calf, rebacked. With 23 plates of stones, surgical tools, and surgical procedures; 3 of the plates are folding. Garrison-Morton 4280; ESTC T64149. 
Price: 9000.00 USD
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10 Hippocrates. Aphorismi Hippocratis Nicolao Leoniceno Vicentino interprete, lib. VII; eivsdem Praesagia Gvlielmo Copo Basiliensi interprete, lib. III; eivsdem De ratione victus i[n] morbis acutis, lib. IIII; eivsdem De natvra hvmana Andrea Brentio Patauino interprete. Galeni Ars medicinalis i[n]terprete Nicol. Leoniceno.
Paris: Simon Sylvius (Du Bois), 1527. 
Small octavo. 208ff. a8-z8, aa8-cc8. Lacks cc8. Lacks last leaf. Woodcut initials. Contemporary blindstamped panelled pigskin over wooden boards. Clasps intact. Not in Durling. A previous owner's signature on the verso of the title-page is dated 1623. Pagination for the Du Bois editon does not match with the Wellcome Library copy (per COPAC data). One other copy recorded, at the National Library of Poland, Biblioteka Narodowa. 
Price: 4000.00 USD
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11 Hippocrates. Les Aphorismes d'Hippocrates avec les Commentaire de Galien sur le Premier Livre. Traduicts ... par M. J. Breche ... plus les Aphorismes de J. Damascene.
Lyon: Par Loys Cloquemin & Estienne Michel, 1576. 
Sextodecimo. [ii], 254ff. A8-Z8, Aa8-Kk8. Contemporary morocco. Baudrier IV, p. 50; Not in Durling. 
Price: 3500.00 USD
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The Works of John Hunter, F.R.S. with Notes., Hunter, John.
12 Hunter, John. The Works of John Hunter, F.R.S. with Notes.
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Longman,1835-37. 
Octavo and large quarto. 4 volumes of text - octavo, and 1 volume of engraved plates. The octavo volumes bound in blue buckram (NOT EX-LIBRARY HOWEVER), and quarto volume in original black cloth. 
Price: 2700.00 USD
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13 Hunter, John. Traité des Maladies Vénériennes. Traduit de l’Anglois, par M. Audiberti, Docteur en Médecine...
Paris: chez Méquignon, l’aîné, 1787. 
Octavo. a8-b8, A8-Z8, Aa8-Dd8. xvi, 17-32, 430, (2) pages. First French edition. Woodcut printer's device on the title-page, and several woodcut head- and tailpieces in the text. First edition dates from 1786. In a contemporary mottled calf binding, hinges cracked. Illustrated with 7 engraved folding plates containing a total of ten figures. Some worming in the plates not affecting images, repaired. BLAKE, p. 226; WELLCOME III, p. 317; WALLER 5002; BLOCKER, p. 202; Le FANU, John Hunter: A List of His Books, p. 13; BLOOMFIELD, A Bibliography of Internal Medicine: Communicable Diseases, pp. 298-300. Not in Pauly. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Betrachtungen über die Operation der Durchschneidung der Knorpel der Schoosbeine., Hunter, William.
14 Hunter, William. Betrachtungen über die Operation der Durchschneidung der Knorpel der Schoosbeine.
Göttingen: J.C. Dieterich, 1783. 
Octavo. 36pp. A8-B8, C2. Wrappers. Protective case. With two folding plates. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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15 James, Robert. A medicinal dictionary; including physic, surgery, anatomy, chymistry, and botany, in all their branches relative to medicine. Together with a history of drugs; ... With copper plates. By R. James, M.D. ...
London: printed for T. Osborne; and sold by J. Roberts, 1743-1745. 
Folio. Three volumes. No pagination. Text in double columns. Modern half calf over marbled boards. With 63 plates. Hazen, pp. 68-73; ESTC N10868; Garrison-Morton 6799. Includes dedication and probably some articles by Samuel Johnson. Originally published in weekly numbers. A very fine copy of a book that rarely comes complete on the market. A very fine copy. 
Price: 8500.00 USD
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16 Lavater, John Caspar. Essays on the Physiognomy.
London: printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D.D. Charles’s-Square; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache’s-Row, Hoxton, 1789-1798. 
Large quarto. Three volumes in five. Volume II, part 2 and volume III, part 2 have half-titles only. Contemporary rose diced russia, fillet borders. With engraved vignettes on 3 titles, 174 plates & 366 text illustrations. Illustrations by Blake, Bartolozzi, et. al. Bentley & Nurmi 390; Garrison-Morton 154; Keynes 102; Ray 20; Osler 3178; Essick XIX; Lewine, Bibliography of 18th Century Art & Illustrated Books, pp. 297-298; ESTC T139902. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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17 Mena, Fernando [SIR JAMES Y. SIMPSON'S COPY]. Ferdinandi Mena doctoris et medici cvbicvlarii Philippi Regis Hispaniarum, rerum omnium clarissimi, ac inuictissimi, Complutensisq[ue] scholæ primarij professoris Methodus febrium omnium, et earum symptômatum curatoria; ...
Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1568. 
Quarto. 167, [1], 110, [2]pp. Later calf, rebacked. Bound with: Wolff, Hans Kaspar. Gynaeciorum ... With the Latin text of: "Libellus Hipp. Peri eptam?nou, hoc est, De septimestri partu …" and of "Libellus Hipp. De medicamentis purgantibus ..." Both works are attributed to Hippocrates but in fact are by an unknown author. A lovely copy. Additionally, this item has an intriguing entry that points to a wonderful provenance. On one of the front free endpapers, the name 'Sir James Y. Simpson' is boldly inscribed. I cannot ascertain whether the inscription is in Sir James Simpson's hand, or whether he signed his name as 'Sir James Y. Simpson' in later years. Signatures of his that I have seen on-line look rather different. It is possible, however, that this was a simple acknowledgement by Sir James Y. Simpson of his ownership of the item. Secondly, this book came from a collection of other medical books containing the bookplate of Sir Alexander Russell Simpson in memory of Sir James Young Simpson, so that the association with the Simpsons is undeniable. 
Price: 21000.00 USD
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18 Olulluxean, Yovakim. [O'ghullukhean, Hovakim]. Niwt' bskakan ays e Karcarot storagrut'iwn amenayn goyic', ork' pargeweal en mez yamenakarolen ar I gorcacelu hanapaz t'e ibrew kerakur, t'e ibrew del, ew noc'a gorcacelun kerpe, ksark'e ew amanake.
Venice: S. Lazar, 1806. 
Octavo. 275pp. Contemporary sheep. Illustrated. Nersessian, Vrej, Catalogue of Early Armenian Books 1512 - 1850, p. 91, # 275 [The British Library, 1980]. 
Price: 2100.00 USD
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19 Paré, Ambroise. Opera. A Docto viro plerisque locis recognita: Et Latinitate donata, Iacobi Guillemeau labore & diligentia.
Parisiis: Apud Jacobum Dupuy, 1582. 
Folio in 6's. [xii], 1-884, [22]pp. a6, A6-DDd6, EEe4, FFf6, GGg5. First Latin edition, third edition overall, this being translated from the second French edition of 1579. Contemporary vellum. With the woodcut portrait of Paré on a4v and 362 woodcuts from the blocks of the 1575 Oeuvres with the additions of the 1579 edition. Doe, 45, a; Garrison-Morton 5565; Osler 661. Marginal repair to QQ4 not affecting text, at least 15 page mis-numberings. First edition in Latin of Pare's groundbreaking work, and the principal instrument of its huge success. 'This translation into Latin made the work immediately available to all the nations of Europe, since Latin was universally the language of the scholar' (Doe). 
Price: 12500.00 USD
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20 Pratensis, Jason. De arcenda sterilitate, et progignendis liberis, liber unus, D. Iasonis Pratensis, Zyricaei.
Amstelaedami: Sumptibus Joannis Blaeu, 1657. 
Duodecimo. [xii], 216pp. *6, A12-I12. Vellum, repaired. Bound with: Pratensis, Jason. De pariente et partu liber Iasonis a Pratis, Zyricaei. Amstelaedami: Sumptibus Joannis Blaeu, 1657, and Pratensis, Jason. De uteris libri duo Iasonis a Pratis, Zyricæi, in quibus opulentissimam ac lautissimam naturalium rerum & historiarum supellectilem invenies. Amstelaedami: Sumptibus Joannis Blaeu, 1657. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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