Troy, N.Y: Wright, Goodenow & Stockwell, 1808. First American edition (First was printed in Newcastle the preceding year)... Read More about A View of the Nervous Temperament
New York: Basic Books, 1958. Second printing. Inscribed to Burgess Meredith. Inscribed to Burgess Meredith. Read More about The Psychodynamics of Family Life. Diagnosis and Treatment of Family Relationships
[Chicago: Herald-American, ca.1950]. Rare pamphlet outlining the A.A. program. A rare pamphlet from the early years of Alcoholics Anonymous, written by a midwest newspaper reporter and providing a detailed and positive overview of the program.The pamphlet prints in full a series of six articles written by Elgar Brown for the..... Read More about So You Can't Stop Drinking? Here's How to Get a Permanent Seat on the Wagon
Paris: Chez Girard Audran, Graveur du Roy, rue S. Jacques, aux deux Piliers d'or, 1783. First edition. High Baroque Ideal Human Proportions. A detailed and elaborate study of the ideal human proportions as derived from the measurement of ancient sculpture, by one of the greatest engravers and etchers of his... Read More about Les Proportions du Corps Humain, Mesurées sur les plus belles Figures de l'Antiquité
n.p: . Signed by Orville Wright. Signed by Orville Wright at the right of the image. Albert Bond Lambert was the son of a pharmaceutical magnate and an early St. Louis flight enthusiast; he purchased a flyer from the Wright brothers in 1909, and took flight lessons from Orville Wright... Read More about Photograph of Orville Wright with Major Albert B. Lambert seated in the Wright Flyer, 1910,...
London: 30th May, [1876?]. Writing of his disappointment that the printer had not yet sent the proof of his Education article and worrying that it might be late. Bain was the author of several books including “Logic” and “Mind and Body” and “Senses and the Intellect.” He founded the periodical..... Read More about ALS to [Edward L.Youmans], the Editor of "Popular Science Monthly."
London: 20 Queen Anne Street, 11 March 1879. Founder of Neurology in England. Asking after Youmans following his accident, noting that he had tried to reach Youmans when he was in England but found that he had left the day before. Writing that he had he no photograph of Clifford... Read More about Autograph letter signed "H. Carlton Bastian"
Frankfurt: Fievet, 1674. Second edition, with additional third part on surgery. Manual on medicine and surgery by the Dutch physician Johannes von Beverwyck (1594-1647). Wellcome refers to this edition as a "Reprint of 1671 ed., with addition of Chirurgia”. Read More about Allgemeine Artzney. In dreyen Theilen verfasset: der erste handelend, von der Gesundheit … der...
Norwich, Vt: Janurary, 1846. Read More about Dr. I.[srael] Newton's Anti-Bilious Bitters, much improved of late...wholesale or retail, of M.K....
Brooklyn, N.Y: 264-266-268 & 270 Fulton Street, c. 1889. Read More about The Bolton Drug Co. Illustrated Price List
Hartford: F.J. Huntington, 1832. First edition. Hunter & McAlpine call this a 'popular...guide to mental hygiene with the stress on social influences.." Brigham was a pyschiatrist who became the first superindendant of the Utica Psychiatric Cente in 1842 and in 1844, became one of the founding members of the Association... Read More about Remarks on the Influence of Mental Cultivation upon Health
Troy, N.Y: Printed by Wright, Goodenow, and Stockwell, 1808. First American edition. Previously published in England in 1806, then again with revisions in 1807; this first American edition is based on the revised edition of 1807. Read More about Observations on Abortion: Containing an Account of the Manner in which it takes place, the Causes...
Marburg: Chr. Garthe, 1829. First edition. Read More about Lehrbuch der Geburtskunde: ein Leitfaden bei akademischen Vorlesungen und bei dem Studium des Faches
London: John Bale, 1936. First edition. Signed by Ashley Montagu. Read More about Variations and Diseases of the Teeth of Animals
Philadelphia: 1839. Fifth American from the Last London Edition. Read More about The Lectures of Sir Astley Cooper, Bart, F.R.S. Surgeon to the King
London: John Thomas Cox, 1835. Eighth Edition. Signed: "Wm. Loughridge Manchester October 10/36." and with his stamp "Dr W. Loughridge No. 45" on title page. Read More about Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Surgery
Paris: L'Auteur, rue de la Paix, No. 19, Méquignon-Marvis & Gabon, 1819. First edition. A Classic of Orthodontics. Read More about Traité de la Seconde Dentition, et Méthode naturelle de la Diriger; suivis d'un Aperçu de...
Trenton, NJ: November 28, 1853. Dix writes about her travel plans between New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, as well about her most recent philanthropic cause–– the procurement of rescue boats and life-saving equipment for Sable Island, in Nova Scotia, a notorious site of shipwrecks on the east coast to which... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("D.L. Dix") to Eben Merriam
1955. Douglas. Donald Wills Douglas, the second son of an assistant cashier of the National Park Bank, was born in Brooklyn, New York, April 6, 1892, and started his education at Trinity Chapel School in New York City. At the age of 17, Donald Douglas entered the U.S. Naval Academy... Read More about ANS to Alfred Eisenstaedt Nov. 1955
New York: Pocket Books, 1966. First edition. Studies LSD, rehabilitation, hallucinogens, sedatives, marijuana and heroin and explains the nature of drug addiction and habituation for preventative actions. Read More about Nightmare Drugs
Philadelphia: 1849. A New American from the Last and Improved London Edition. Read More about The Principles and Practice of Modern Surgery...Edited by F.W. Sargent, M.D
Giessen: Verlag von Emil Roth, 1904. INSCRIBED TO THOMAS ALVA EDISON BY GEORGE MERCK & HIS COUSINS. Notable biography of German pioneer of organic chemistry, Justus von Liebig (1803-1873), published following centennial celebrations in Darmstadt and Giessen. An important part of the nineteenth-century growth of the German chemical industry, upon... Read More about Justus von Liebig. Sein Leben und Wirken. Auf Grund der besten und zuverlässigsten Quellen...
Paris: Chez J.-B. Baillière, 1838. First edition, with half-titles. The First Textbook of Madness - with 27 Plates. One of the first systematic attempts to classify and describe the varieties of mental illness. "Esquirol coined the term monomania, a concept which anticipated the modern view of schizophrenia, and he was..... Read More about Des maladies mentales considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-légal
[New York]: Published by the International Fertility Association, . Editor's Own Copy. Weisman's copy with his name stamped in gilt on the upper cover. In addition to being the editor of this volume Dr. Weisman was also the Associate Secretary General of the International Fertility Association. Read More about Proceedings of the First World Congress on Fertility and Sterility. Edited by Dr. Carlot Guerreo...
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Copy 126 of 250 copies printed on Holland hand-made paper. Read More about Eugene Field. A Study in Heredity and Contradictions
London: Savory & Moore Chemist to the Queen, 143 New Bond Street, after 1862. Savory & Moore was established at 136 New Bond Street by Thomas Field Savory in 1797 and moved in 1840 to 143. In 1845 the name was changed to Savory & Moore.The shop continued to function... Read More about Fitted brown calf case for medecines, with 12 beakers (missing 4), scale, folding inner lid with...