Los Angeles: Produced by Elgin Davis Studios Inc., n.d. [1959?]. Paperback. photos,  unnumbered pages. Softcover in original wrapper. Oblong (23 x 15cm.). A fund-raising booklet seeking donations for improvements (a Pediatrics Annex, etc.). Pobably issued by or on behalf of the Foreign Mission Board, National Baptist Convention.
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's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1910. Hardcover. frontis (portrait), photos, 2 fasimiles (1 folding), x, 361p. Original cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 25cm. Scattered pencil (and a couple in ink) line markings in margins (mostly erased). No jacket. Dutch text.
Portsmouth, Virginia: Gui-a-col Med. Co., Inc., 1914. Folded small-format four-page newspaper promoting the use of this patent medicine. 25 x 32cm. Somewhat browned, and worn. Later fold and some splitting along folds. Gui-a-Col was promoted as "containing all of the healing elements of Creosote, but is easy on the stomach."
n.p. n.d. Broadside. 16 x 31 cm. Recently matted but not framed -- unfortunately cellophane tape appears to have been used to attach the broadside at the top. Faint fold creases. Browned. Extravagent promises to heal sickness, stop men and women from deserting their families, make people pay bills, give...
Mysore: Printed at the Wesleyan Mission Press, 1930, 1930 & 1936. Paperback. Original wrappers. 25cm. Issued bi-monthly.
London: 1828. Hardcover. 576p. Later 3/4 leather (boards with leather backstrip and large corners). 21cm. Covers shabby and quite worn. Front cover detached. Lacks any leaves preceding title-page. Contents sound. Poor.
[Philadelphia]: Sun Co, [ca. 1980]. Paperback. illustrations & photos (mostly portraits), (36)p. 23cm. Cover has some uneven browning. Biographical sketches of African American doctors.
New York: China Institute. 1946. Paperback. 67p. Original wrapper. 23cm. Minor cover soil. Issue on health progress in China. Includes an 11-page article on "Psychiatry in China," by Ming-yi Ling.
Cambridge: Printed at the University Press, 1914. 1st ed. Hardcover. This volume only. 34 plates, 681p. Maroon cloth. 25cm. Some cover spotting. No Jacket. This volume contains the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Reports of the Advisory Committee appointed by the Secretary of State for India, the Royal Society and the...
Waltham, Mass. Crossroads Press, (c. 1979). Hardcover. index, viii, 273p. [text double-columned]. Original cloth. 28cm. No jacket (as published?). "... a textbook dealing with indigenous African medicine and its relation to the healing systems introduced to Africa from the West." [from the Preface].
Abidjan: Universite d'Abidjan, Centre National de Floristique, (1979). Paperback. numerous illustrations, index, 358p. Softcover in original wrapper. 29cm. Minor cover fading. Old price sticker removed from back cover. French text. We don't know the significance of the Roman Numeral "I" which precedes the title.
Berkeley: University of California Press, (c. 1984). 1st ed. Hardcover. index, xv, 186, 63p. Original blue cloth. dj. 23cm. Text in English and Arabic.
New York: Press of Chas. C. Morchand Co., n.d. Paperback. x-ray photos, -62p. Wrapper. 28cm. Three standard-sized notebook holes punched in inner margin. Reprinted from Journal of the National Medical Association, Vol. XXXVII, No. 2 (March 1945).
Columbus, Ohio: (c. 1989). 1st ed. Hardcover. photos, 60p. Original blue boards. 28cm. INSCRIBED on front pastedown (by "Ken Allen"). No jacket (presumably as published). This also appears to have been published as a softcover. Allen's biographical information on the last text page reports that he served as Flight Surgeon...
Mexico: 1946. Paperback. illustrations, xli(p.). Wrapper. 23cm. Substantial cover spotting. Some rippling & brown spotting in top margin of text. Spanish text. Cover title: Hospital de jesus (antiguo Hospital de la Concepcion).
New York: (c. 1944). Paperback. American Friends of Greece. Health Centers for Greece. NY: (c. 1944). 14, (1)p. Wrapper. 27cm.
New York: Vantage Press, (c. 1973). 1st ed. Hardcover. 392p. 21cm. INSCRIBED by Ashley. A novel about two brothers; one becomes a doctor, the other a criminal. Ashley, an African American, is identified as a physician.
Beirut: American Press, 1935. 1st Lebanese edition. Hardcover. Translated from the English by Yusuf I. K. Hitti and Shakir K. Nassar. 226p. Original cloth. 24cm. Covers warped. Endpapers browned. No Jacket. INSCRIBED by Bainbridge. Mounted slip from the author, with his NYC address listed, on which has been typed: "This...
London: Published for Dept. of Education, Sudan Government, Khartoum, by Bailliere, Tindall & Cox, 1904. Hardcover. frontis, illustrations, photos, 5 color plates, index, 83p. plus index. 28cm. Light cover soil. No Jacket. Three additional reports were published over the next several years.
Dated February 1958. Letter. One Page. 28cm. Creased where folded for mailing. Mailing envelope not present. Addressed to "Teddy. Three significant paragraphs. The first paragraph reminds Teddy that he met Dr. Montague Cobb about three years earlier in Los Angeles. The second paragraph summarizes information that he had just received...
n.p. . Paperback. 8-page pamphlet. No separate wrapper. 21 x 10cm. Moderate wear. "Read at National Medical Assn. Convention, Aug. 16, 1933." Dr. Barnes was a prominent Philadelphia-based African American otolaryngologist.
Raleigh, N.C. Edwards & Broughton, 1900. Third edition. [so stated]. Paperback. 23p. Softcover in original wrapper. 24cm. Cover has some chipping and is almost completely split along fold. "Barringer" written in red ink on front cover. Numerous red ink underlinings and marginal.notes. Unrestrained bigotry presented as scientific thought by the.....
Gaborone: National AIDS Coordinating Agency, March 2003. Paperback. 76p. Wrapper. 30cm.
Pasadena, Calif. M. S. Sen, (c. 1947). 1st ed. Hardcover. frontis (portrait), 135p. Original green cloth with title on front cover and nothing on backstrip. 23cm. Backstrip somewhat wrinkled. Former owner's name on endpaper.Rust marks on endpapers around hidden staples. No Jacket. 3 newspaper clippings about the author (2 pasted...
New York: Editions Medicina Rara, n.d. [ca. 1970]. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of this rare 1497 German treatise on surgery which contained 50 colored woodcut illustrations. Lightly worn slipcase. 29cm. Copy No. LIX of 300 copies bound in full parchment and numbered in Roman numerals. 2500 copies were also published and...