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The Natural History of Viruses

By: Andrewes, C. H.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1967

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 16403


Some edge wear to boards and price-clipped dustjacket. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 237 pages View more info

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Darkened House Cholera in Nineteenth Century Canada : 1832-1871

By: Bilson, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 17145


Card covers show light edge wear, minor creasing. ; A bright, solid book.; Social History of Canada #31; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages View more info

Fasting for Health How to Fast / Why Fasting Helps / What to Do / How to Break the Fast (Little Blue Book, No. 1321))

By: Carrington, Hereward

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Girard, KS, Haldeman-Julius Publications: 1928

Seller ID: 14513


Faded blue covers , top fore corner bumped, pages lightly tanned ; A tight solid book. ; 32 pages View more info

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Cells to Civilizations The Principles of Change That Shape Life

By: Coen, Enrico

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17793


A bright, solid book, DJ is crisp and clean. This volume is in "as new" condition, text unmarked. ; 9.29 X 6.38 X 1.18 inches; 322 pages; "Cells to Civilizations is the first unified account of how life transforms itself--from the production of bacteria to the emergence of complex civilizations. What are the connections between evolving microbes, an egg that develops into an infant, and a child who learns to walk and talk? Award-winning scientist Enrico Coen... View more info

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MENTAL-PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY

By: Dorchester, Frank E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Metropolitan Press: 1914

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1670


Signed by Author; B&W Photographs; Red cloth boards are soiled with some water markings. Front hinge started. Top of spine has short tears. Some yellowing. The author has inscribed this to a private in the army, dated July 13st 1915. View more info

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The Private Science of Louis Pasteur

By: Geison, Gerald L.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 17716


Slight edge wear to card covers; A bright, solid book, card covers are bright and crisp. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 378 pages; "Gerald Geison has written a controversial biography that finally penetrates the secrecy that has surrounded much of this legendary scientist's laboratory work. Geison uses Pasteur's laboratory notebooks, made available only recently, and his published papers to present a rich and full account of some of the most famous episodes in the hist... View more info

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Quest for the Killers

By: Goodfield, June

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 1985

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 17819


Card covers show very light shelf wear, some spotting bottom page edges.; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp, text unmarked.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages; "From the highlands of New Guinea to the streets of Greenwich Village this book tales the reader on an epidemiological journey that shows just how doctors and scientists work to eradicate disease. In separate chapters. the author describes the search for the cause & cure of five really de... View more info

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A Practical Handbook of Midwifery and Gynæcology for Students and Practitioners

By: Haultain, W.F.T. & Kennedy, Clifford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, E. & S. Livingstone Ltd.: 1947

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 8824


Red cloth covered boards show light wear, white T on spine, some notations and underlining of text; A tight solid book; B&W Illustrations; 388 pages View more info

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Infant Feeding, a Handbook for the Practitioner

By: Hess, Julius

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Chicago, American Medical Association: 1924

Seller ID: 18575


some damage to lower front edge of front board, a few small rust stains from rusty paperclip at back of book. Previous owner's name on front free end paper ; A bright, solid book, hinges intact. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles front and spine. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 152 pages View more info

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Medical Works of the Knights Hospitallers of Saint John of Jerusalem

By: Hume, Professor Edgar Erskine

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18365


Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine, corners a little bumped. Previous owner's stamp and written name on front free end paper. Light foxing on page fore edges and first few pages, light shelf soil bottom page edges. ; A tight solid book, gilt titles on spine. B&W illustrations throughout, hinges intact. Tissue guard still on frontispiece. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.84 X 7.87 X 0.59 inches; 371 pages; "The Hospitallers arose, in the early 12th century, a... View more info

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Poisons of the Past Molds, Epidemics, and History

By: Matossian, Professor Mary Kilbourne

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16339


Only slight wear.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 190 pages; Argues that epidemics, sporadic outbursts of bizarre behaviour and low fertility and high death rates from the 14th to the 18th centuries may have been caused by food poisoning from microfungi in bread, the staple food in Europe and America during this period. View more info

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The Life and Destruction of Saint Mary's Hospital

By: McEvoy, Jaimie

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New Westminster, BC, St. Mary's Health Foundation: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18369


Only slight wear, as new. ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Generously illustrated throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; 272 pages; "The Life and Destruction of Saint Mary's Hospital is the story of Saint Mary's Hospital in New Westminster, British Columbia, from its founding in 1887 by the Sisters of Providence, with forty-two beds and a staff of five, through its modernization and growth into one of the finest surg... View more info

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Kato's Integrated English-Japanese Medical Dictionary

By: none

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Japan, Nanzando: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15057


Withdrawn stamp on front free end paper, library stamp top page edges, previous owner's name on back end paper. Only light wear. ; A bright, solid book, gold imprinted titles front and spine. Despite condition grading, this is in very nice condition. ; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1718 pages; Text in English and Japanese. This is a reprint of the 1960 first edition. View more info

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The Cutting Edge; Reminiscences of Surgery at the Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia, 1915-1985

By: Patterson, Frank P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Hatzic Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14266


Signed by Author; Only slight wear; Signed by the author on half title page. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 235 pages; Doctor Patterson was head of Orthopaedics at the UBC School of Medicine from 1950-1973 at which time he became Head of Surgery View more info

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Histoire et petites histoires des veterinaires du Quebec

By: Pepin, Michel

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, Editions Francois Lubrina: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15910


Signed by Author; Light wear to glossy pictorial boards, small dent back board ; A bright, solid book. Handwritten dedication to Duncan McNab McEachran, a major subject of the book.; French Edition; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 351 pages; A history in French about veterinary medicine in Quebec. View more info