I have been collecting old Medical Books, specifically old surgical books, for a number of years. This has been a very interesting and educational hobby for me so I thought I might try and capitalize on it.
My special interests are Surgical Books of the 19th Century, especially books of the American Civil War era. I am interested in purchasing old books (1st editions) that are in reasonably good condition. In the future, I will list on this Web Page books which I currently have for sale. I am in the process of inventorying and evaluating my collection in order to expand the list for this Web site.
Books For Sale
Elemens D'ANATOMIE GENERALE
A Paris,1823 by P.A. Beclard, Professor of Anatomy at the Faculty of Medicine of Paris
Noted for excision of the Parotid Gland. Original binding, good condition.
Maladies Des Femmes
Paris 1879, by Gaillard Thomas, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Woman's Hospital of New York
Original binding, good condition.
NOUVEAU SISTEME du MICROCOSME
Paris: Chaubert, 1727 by E.G. Guyot, who was the first to attempt catheterization of the Eustachian tube via the mouth.
First edition of a treatise where the author explains the organs and systems of the body using a large fold out plate. Original boards(calf rebacked).
Expose Sommaire des Theories Transformistes de Lamarck, Darwun et Haeckel
by Arthur Vianna De Lima, Paris, 1885
A treatise on the theories of evolution. First Edition original binding. Excellent condition. Signed by the author.
OPERA MEDICA in Tomos duos divisa. Editio Novissima
Geneva, 1736, by Thomas Sydenham(1624-89)
Sydenham was a great London Physician who was thought to be the father of Epidemiology. These two volumes in Latin describe London epidemics. Original bindings, good condition for age.
LA VIE DE L'HOMME
Paris, 1787 by Francois Thiery, consultant to Louis XVI and on Faculte de Paris.
First edition. Original binding, Rare.
Traite Des Maladies Chirugicales, Troisieme Edition
A Paris, 1822 by Alexis Boyer (1757-1833)
Eleven volume work described as a summary of the works and opinions of the French Academy of Surgery. Original binding, some water marking but generally good condition. Baron Boyer was a student of Desalt and surgeon at the Charite. This is a monumental work and his most famous.
SUBITANEIS DE MORTIBUS
Rome, 1707 by Giovanni Maria Lancisii
Lancisii was noted to be one of the greatest clinicians of his time. He was physician to Pope Clement XI and was an expert on epidemics. This is one of two books written on the subject of sudden death which had been occurring in Rome. Rebound, text in good condition. Rare.
MEDICINA SEPTENTRIONALIS COLLATITIA
Geneva, 1685, by Theophile Bonet
Bonet was a Pathologist. This work is a collection of various clinical cases. Original binding, good condition for its age. Rare.
OPERA MEDICA UNIVERSA
Lugduni, 1679, by Lazarus Riverius, Professor of Medicinae Monspeliensi Universitate
Original binding, good condition for its age.
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