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Offprints of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Solomons Island, MD, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory: 1942-1947

Seller ID: 270


1942-1947 SCARCE ORIGINAL PAPERS ON THE MARINE BIOLOGY OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, MAINLY ON THE BLUE CRAB. Two 9 inches tall volumes, flexible covers, crude black cloth tape binding, titles hand inscribed to covers, collected offprints of publications by the State of Maryland Department of Research and Education on marine organisms in the Cheaspeake Bay, including the blue crab, fish, and plankton. Located where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay, the Chesapeake Bio... View more info

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Apollo-Soyuz Pamphlets 1-9 (complete) together with The Soyuz-Apollo Project, Moscow 1975

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, Moscow, U.S. Government Printing Office, Novosti Press Agency: 1975-1977

Edition: First editions

Seller ID: 290


1970s HISTORIC PAMPHLETS FROM APOLLO-SOYUZ PROJECT (NASA) AND SOYUZ-APOLLO PROJECT (USSR), WITH SIGNED PHOTO OF COSMONAUT. Complete set of 9 (nine) 10 1/2 inches-tall Apollo-Soyuz Pamphlets, color printed paper covers, 30-75 pages each, unmarked, very good. 8 1/2 inches tall Soyuz-Apollo Project pamphlet, color printed paper covers, 32 pages, unmarked, very good; laid in 4 1/2 x 7 inch color photo of 2 Soviet Cosmonauts, signed by Cosmonaut Kubasov, dated 6 July, 76. View more info

Image for United States Atomic Energy Commission: In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer. I. Transcript of Hearing before Peronnel Security Board, and II. Texts of Principal Documents and Letters of Personnel Security Board General Manager Commissioners, together with program for a lecture by Martin J. Sherwin titled Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, February 1, 2006, at CalTech. The program is signed by David Baltimore, 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine and President of Caltech from 1997 to 2006, and panelist who discussed the historical and ethical ramifications of the creation of the atomic bomb with the lecturer. Also included is a program for an October 15, 2003 lecture by Baltimore, Viruses, Viruses, Viruses.

United States Atomic Energy Commission: In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer. I. Transcript of Hearing before Peronnel Security Board, and II. Texts of Principal Documents and Letters of Personnel Security Board General Manager Commissioners, together with program for a lecture by Martin J. Sherwin titled Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, February 1, 2006, at CalTech. The program is signed by David Baltimore, 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine and President of Caltech from 1997 to 2006, and panelist who discussed the historical and ethical ramifications of the creation of the atomic bomb with the lecturer. Also included is a program for an October 15, 2003 lecture by Baltimore, Viruses, Viruses, Viruses.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1954

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 283


1954 ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPT AND TEXTS OF PRINCIPAL DOCUMENTS OF THE FAMOUS US GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL SECURITY BOARD HEARING OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER. Two 9 inches tall books in printed gray paper covers, the transcript 1 1/2 inches thick, the texts of documents stapled, fine--in pristine condition; together with program for a lecture by Tufts University historian Martin J. Sherwin, Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, Feburary 1, 2006... View more info

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Bulletins et Memoires de la Societe Medicale des Hopitaux de Paris, Annee 1918

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Masson et Cie: 1918

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 354


1918 SUMMARY OF HEALTH AND MORTALITY AT PARIS HOSPITALS FOR THE INFLUENZA PANDEMIC 100 YEARS AGO. 10 inches tall 2 inches thick hardcover, tan buckram binding, gilt red leather label, marbled edges, bookplate to front paste-down, institutional handstamp to front endpaper, no other library marks; covers soiled, pages age-toned, overall good+. French language. From review in Nature (8 June 2017) of Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World: The 1918 ... View more info

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Mortality Statistics 1918

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1920

Seller ID: 353


US MORTALITY STATISTICS FOR 1918 DOCUMENTS THE INFLUENZA PANDEMIC 100 YEARS AGO. 12 inches tall hardcover, publisher's navy blue cloth binding, gilt title to spine, handstamp of surplus Library of Congress duplicate to front endpaper, no other library marks, pages age-toned, unmarked, overall very good. From the Introduction: In the 1917 report it was pointed out that, even if no correction m the population were made for the withdrawal of enlisted men, this -withdrawal f... View more info

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The Scientific Study of Marihuana

By: Abel EL;

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson-Hall: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 205


1976 COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF MARIHUANA AT THE BEGINNING OF ITS POPULARITY IN AMERICA. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, xviii, 299 pages, green binding, spine gilt, handstamp of Ates Tanin, [Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Toronto] on front free endpaper and edges of text, otherwise unmarked, very good; dust jacket edges rubbed, price-clipped, very good. CONTENTS: Pharmacology of Cannabis Sativa; Common Experiences Reported by Users of Marihuana; Les Paradis Artif... View more info

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Medical Contributions to the Study of Evolution

By: Adami, John George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth and Co.: 1918

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 465


1918 MONOGRAPH BY EMINENT BRITISH PATHOLOGIST REVEALING THAT ADAPTATION IN DISEASE CAN ELUCIDATE THE STUDY OF EVOLUTION. 9 inches tall hardcover, publisher's green cloth binding, gilt title to spine, i-xviii, 372 pp, 7 plates, 20 figures in text. Light sunning of spine, light browning to margins of pages, binding tight, pages unmarked, very good (no dust jacket), in custom archival mylar cover. CONTENTS. Part I. Adaptation and Disease: The contribution of medical researc... View more info

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Seaside Studies in Natural History. Marine Animals of Massachusetts Bay: Radiates

By: Agassiz EC;Agassiz A;

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1865

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 200


1865 FIRST EDITION ALEXANDER AGASSIZ SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY OF AMERICAN MARINE BIOLOGY BOOK WITH DARWIN CONNECTION. 8 3/4 inch hardcover,vi, 155 pages, original dark green cloth binding, blindstamped covers, gilt title to spine, inscribed front endpaper to 'Prof Jeffries Wyman, with the regards of Alex Agassiz'. 185 fine wood engravings throughout the text. Spine ends frayed, spine dulled, 1/4 inch chip to bottom corner of free endpaper, otherwise unmarked and overall v... View more info

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Letters and Recollections of Alexander Agassiz with a Sketch of his Life and Work

By: Agassiz, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Boughton Mifflin Co.: 1913

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 454


1913 BIOGRAPHY AND LETTERS OF NOTED HARVARD MARINE BIOLOGIST, EDITED BY HIS SON. 9 inches tall hardcover, publisher's brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, 2 folding maps in separate pockets to front and back paste-down, i-vii, 454 pp, portrait frontis of Agassiz with tissue guard, 17 black & white photographic illustrations. corners bumped and worn, cover edges worn, text and maps unmarked, good+, in custom archival mylar cover. ALEXANDER AGASSIZ (1835 - 1910), son o... View more info

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Seaside Studies in Natural History

By: Agassiz, Elizabeth C. and Agassiz, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1865

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 256


BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION ON MARINE INVERTEBRATES OF MASSACHUSETTS BY ELIZABETH AND ALEXANDER AGASSIZ. 9 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth binding, covers blindstamped, spine gilt title, brown endpapers, dedicated to Prof. L. Agassiz, over 180 fine wood engravings mostly by Alexander Agassiz, depicting marine invertebrates, including jellyfish, sea anemones and sea stars. Spine edges and corners rubbed, spine ends frayed, ink signature of previous o... View more info

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The Laws of Health

By: Alcott WA;

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, John P. Jewett and Co.: 1857

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 124


1857 PRE-CIVIL WAR BOOK ON HYGIENE FOR FAMILIES AND SCHOOLS: HOW TO STAY HEALTHY. 8 inches tall hardcover, x, 424 pages, original brown cloth binding, blindstamped design on covers, gilt title on spine, pencil signature and inscription of 'E. C. Gaines, Bethel, Mi, Sept 1858 / Phyllis bought this'. Minimal chipping top of spine, scattered light foxing, small stain to edge of later pages, otherwise unmarked and very good. CONTENTS: Growth and Renovation; Muscular Motion; ... View more info

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A Monograph of the Fresh-Water Polyzoa, including all the known species, Both British and Foreign

By: Allman, George James

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, The Ray Society: 1856

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 308


1856 FIRST EDITION STRIKING LARGE HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF MINUTE MARINE INVERTEBRATES. Folio bound in original paper covered stiff flexible boards with title paper label to cover, black cloth spine, 11 engraved plates (10 hand-colored) engraved by Tuffen West after drawings by the author, and 17 wood engravings. viii, 119 pp. Boards worn with some bubbling, corners rubbed, institutional hand stamp to verso of first title page, and verso of last plate, occasional light... View more info

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Amussat's Lectures on Retention of Urine, caused by Strictures of the Urethra, and on the Diseases of the Prostate

By: Amussat JZ

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell: 1840

Edition: First English translation

Seller ID: 72


EARLY TREATISE ON URINARY RETENTION AND ITS TREATMENT, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE INSTRUMENTS UTILIZED, 9 inches tall hardcover, 103 pages, leather spine, gilt black leather spine label, marbled paper covers, hospital library bookplate to front paste-down, 3 engraved plates. Leather spine worn and hinges cracked, spine label chipped, scattered light spots throughout, overall good condition. JEAN ZULEMA AMUSSAT (21 November 1796 - 13 May 1856) was a French surgeon. special... View more info

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Manuscript book of Copied Medical Papers

By: Anonymous

Price: $300.00

Publisher: ca 1756

Seller ID: 403


UNIQUE 18TH CENTURY LEATHER BOUND VOLUME WITH OVER 500 PAGES OF HAND SCRIPT CONTAINING COPIES OF CONTEMPORARY PUBLISHED MEDICAL PAPERS IN FRENCH AND LATIN. 6 1/2 inches tall hardcover, contemporary full leather binding, spine with raised bands, gilt compartments, faded gilt red leather labels, edges stained red. Light wear to edges of covers and spine, small wormholes margins of covers and top of pages, not affecting text. Pages are consecutively numbered in ink from 1 t... View more info

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Creatures of Accident: The Rise of the Animal Kingdom

By: Arthur, Wallace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 2006

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 505


LEADER IN EVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY (EVO-DEVO) ASKS HOW COMPLEX LIFE EMERGED. 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, gray cloth binding, 255 pp, fine in fine dust jacket. WALLACE ARTHUR (born 1952) is an evolutionary biologist and science writer. He is Emeritus Professor of Zoology at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He was one of the founding editors of the journal Evolution & Development, serving as an editor for nearly 20 years. View more info

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'If Only Someone Had Told Me'

By: Bailey HD

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Shrewesbury Publishing Co.: 1917

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 2


WORLD WAR I--FIRST EDITION GUIDE TO YOUNG AMERICANS ON THE DANGERS AND CONSEQUENCES OF VENEREAL DISEASE. 7 1/4 inch tall hardcover, green cloth boards, bright gilt title to cover and spine, photographic frontispiece and 6 photographic plates, pencil signature of previous owner front endpaper. 75 pages. Slight wear to corners and ends of spine, near fine. Dedication: 'TO THE MYRIADS OF YOUNG MEN AND YOUNG WOMEN WHO ARE IN IGNORANCE OF THE TERRIBLE DANGERS OF VENEREAL DISE... View more info

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London from November 15, 1883 to April 24, 1884

By: Baird, A.W., Darwin, George, Huxley, T.H., Owen, Richard, Scott, R.H. and Vereker, F.C.P.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Harrison and Sons: 1884

Edition: FIrst edition

Seller ID: 281


ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS OF KRATATOA ERUPTION AND GLOBAL CONSEQUENCES WITH LARGE FOLD-OUT PLATES; RIPPLE WAVES IN SAND AND SHAPE OF THE EARTH BY GEORGE DARWIN. 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, 3/4 leather with marbled boards, spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, cover edges rubbed, institutional library handstamp (withdrawn) to title page, bookplate to rear paste-down, overall very good. Contains descriptions of famous volcanic eruption of Krakatoa in August, 1883, with ... View more info

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The Evolution of Earth and Man

By: Baitsell, George Alfred, Schuchert, Charles, Woodruff, Lorande Loss, Lull, Richard Swann, Parker, George Howard, Angell, James Lowell, Maccurdy, George Grant, Keller, Albert Galloway, Huntington, Ellsworth, Conklin, Edwin Grant and Coe, Wesley Roswell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1947

Edition: First edition, second printing

Seller ID: 533


1947--AUTHORITATIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE--THE STATE OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE ORIGIN OF THE EARTH AND OF MAN. Original green cloth boards, spine gilt, corners bumped, frontis we are part of a magnificent creation, 476 pp, 83 figures, including photographic plates and line drawings, cover and spine edges rubbed, lacking front endpaper, binding tight, pages unmarked, good+, no dust jacket. PREFACE: The various chapters in this book present, it is believed, an authoritative and comp... View more info

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An Analytical View of the Animal Economy, calculated for the students of medicine as well as private gentlemen; interspersed with many allegories and moral reflections, drawn from the subject, to awaken the mind to an elevated sense of the Great Author of Nature

By: Ball I;

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Printed for the Author by G. J. Hunt: 1808

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 232


SMALL TEXTBOOK FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS AND THE EDUCATED PUBLIC IN COLONIAL AMERICA, SIGNED COPY OF ONE OF THE ORIGINAL SUBSCRIBERS. 6 3/4 inches tall hardcover, leather w paper-covered boards, recent leather spine with gold bands, covers worn, paper label to cover, signed in large ink script on front endpaper: 'Jacob Covert's Book 1808', hand-colored frontis of heart, great vessels and pulmonary vessels with caption in letterpress, 'In wisdom we're Form'd, By Goodness Susta... View more info

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The Puerperal Diseases, Clinical Lectures Delivered at Bellevue Hospital

By: Barker F

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1874

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 22


SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF LANDMARK 19th CENTURY AMERICAN OBSTETRIC TEXT, TRANSLATED INTO GERMAN, FRENCH, AND ITALIAN. 9 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth boards, xiii, 526 pages. Covers and edges soiled and rubbed, spine ends frayed, ink signature of original owner, 'Mohr A. Reany, 1874' across title page, text otherwise unmarked. FROM THE PREFACE: 'For nearly twenty years, it lias been my duty, as well as my privilege, to give clinical lectures at Bellevue Hospi... View more info