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Doctors on Horseback: Pioneers of American Medicine

by Flexner, James Thomas

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1939
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New York: Garden City Publishing , 1939 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 370 page work on the early doctors of American, who "fought riding the wilderness of a new continent and explored the mysteries of the human body". Endpapers are a bit age-toned..
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An American Doctor's Odyssey: Adventures in Forty-Five Countries

by Heiser, Victor (MD)

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Stated First Edition
Published
1936
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New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. "The remarkable personal story of a distinguished American doctor who for more than thirty years has traveled about the world, his life dedicated to a single idea - the application of knowledge to the prevention of disease." 544 pages. .
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The Beloved Physician: Edward Livingston Trudeau

by Chalmers, Stephen

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First Edition
Published
1916
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Hardcover
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Boston and NY: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916 Book. Good Reading Copy. Hardcover. First Edition. Illustrated biography of Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau, founder of the Saranac Lake sanitorium for tuberculosis victims, and the open-air therapy in America. Small red stain on front cover, else light exterior rubmarks/soils, sticker remains inside front cover, fading on edges of the title page..
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The Doctors Mayo

by Clapesattle, Helen

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Second Edition
Published
1967
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Hardcover
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Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1967 Ex-Library. Good. Hardcover. Second Edition. The story of the Mayos - Dr. William, the father, and his sons, Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie - their adventures in life, and accomplishments in the field of medicine; and their founding of the prestigious Mayo Clinic. Illustrated, 426 pages. Dust jacket has library… Read more about this item
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The Fabulous Flemings of Kathmandu: The Story of Two Doctors in Nepal

by Fletcher, Grace Nies

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First Edition
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1964
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NY: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1964 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. The story of two medical missionaries who founded the first modern hospital in Nepal, in 1956. Inspiring story of two who demonstrated their Christian faith by their deeds, in a country where preaching it was forbidden. Illustrated. Dust jacket has moderate rubmarks and light edgewear..… Read more about this item
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The Gold-Headed Cane

by MacMichael, William (MD)

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Good
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New Edition
Published
1953
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Hardcover
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Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1953 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. New Edition. The "autobiography" of the Gold-Headed Cane, and its carriers - Radcliffe, Mead, Askew, Pitcairn and Baillie. The Cane, which now resides in the Library of College of Physicians in England. This medical and literary classic, tells the story of the Cane and the medical profession… Read more about this item
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The Making of a Woman Surgeon

by Morgan, Elizabeth (MD)

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Good
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First Edition
Published
1980
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Hardcover
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9780399123610
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NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1980 Ex-Library. Good Only. Hardcover. First Edition. Personal memoirs of this female surgeon - her long road from medical school to private practice, presented in an outspoken and sometimes funny manner. Coffee-type stain on front endpapers with related very small stains on bottom of first few pages; dust jacket has light wear..
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Microbe Hunters

by De Kruif, Paul

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Edition
Paperback Edition
Published
1943
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Paperback
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New York: Pocket Books, 1943 Book. Very Good +. Soft cover. Paperback Edition. Very nice copy of this classic work by the exciting microbiologist and author, containing stories about Antony Leeuwenhoek, Spallanzani, Louis Pasteur, Robert Koch, Emile Roux and Emil August Behring, Elie Metchnikoff, Theobald Smith, David Bruce, Ronald Ross vs. Giovanni Battista Grassi, Walter Reed, and Paul Ehrlich. … Read more about this item
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The Horse and Buggy Doctor

by Hertzler, Arthur E. (MD)

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Later Edition
Published
1938
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Hardcover
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NY & London: Harper & Brothers, 1938 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Later Edition. Dust jacket has edgewear/tears and is faded. Autobiography of this country doctor, which offers good information about the practice of medicine and health concerns of his day, whose practice was during the last nineteenth / early twentieth century. Illustrated..
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Burma Surgeon

by Seagrave, Gordon S. (MD)

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First Edition
Published
1943
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Hardcover
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New York: W. W. Norton & Co. , 1943 Book. Very Good -. Hardcover. First Edition. Autobiographical stories of personal and professional experiences of the famous missionary surgeon, whose work was in Namkham, Burma starting in the early 20th century, near the Burma-Chinese border. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps. Cover has light wear and moderate rub… Read more about this item
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Deutschland Deine Wunderheiler und Aussenseiter der Medizin

by Ingeborg Byhan und Horst Wolf

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First Edition
Published
1974
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Paperback
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Regensburg: Ratisbona Verlag, 1974 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. Illustrated, 156 pages of stories of Germany's miracle healers and outsiders of medicine. Minor edge wear..
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K Pocatkum Vedecke Drahy J. E. Purkyne, Korespondence s prateli z prazskych let 1815-1823 - Beginnings of the Scientific Career of J. E. Purkyne - SIGNED

by Vladislav Kruta

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1964
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Czeckoslovakia: Lekarska Fakulta University, 1964 Book. Good. Soft cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the half-title page. Jan Evangelista Purkyne (1787 - 1869) was a Czech anatomist and physiologist. In 1839, he coined the term "protoplasma" for the fluid substance of a cell. He was one of the best known scientists of his time. Written… Read more about this item
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Dr. Ramon L. Miranda

by Cesar Rodriguez Exposito

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Published
1963
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La Habana, Cuba: Ministerio de Salud Publica, 1963 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. No.22 from the Cuadernos de Historia de la Salud Publica, Ano de la Organizacion. 119 pages, illustrated. Minor wear/fading. .
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Dr. Enrique Lopez Veitia

by Laura Y Elisa Lopez Y Carvajal

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Published
1971
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La Habana, Cuba: Ministerio de Salud Publica, 1971 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. No.54 from the Cuadernos de Historia de la Salud Publica, Ano de la Productividad. 215 pages, illustrated. .
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Laura Martinez De Carvajal Y Del Camino

by Dra. Maria Julia De Lara

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1964
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La Habana, Cuba: Ministerio de Salud Publica, 1964 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. No.28 from the Cuadernos de Historia de la Salud Publica, Ano de la Economia. 122 pages, illustrated. Fading along bottom edge of the back cover..
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Dr. Francisco Etchegoyen Y Montane

by Dr. Luis F. Caballero Leon

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1971
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La Habana, Cuba: Ministerio de Salud Publica, 1971 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. No.53 from the Cuadernos de Historia de la Salud Publica, Ano de la Productividad. 139 pages, illustrated. .
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Centenario Del Nacimiento Del Dr. Francisco Dominiguez Roldan 1864-1942

by Mario Luisa Dominguez Roldan

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1964
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La Habana, Cuba: Ministerio de Salud Publica, 1964 Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. No.27 from the Cuadernos de Historia de la Salud Publica, Ano de la Economia. 101 pages, illustrated. Fading along bottom edge of the back cover..
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Doctor Squibb: The Life and Times of a Rugged Idealist

by Blochman, Lawrence G.

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Stated First Printing
Published
1958
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Stated First Printing. Dust jacket has minor edge wear and fading, 1" vertical tear on top of front cover. The founder of modern American medical chemistry - Dr. Edward Robinson Squibb - the first man to distill pure either, inventor of the first effective mask for anesthesia in surgery,… Read more about this item
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The Plague and I

by MacDonald, Betty

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1948
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Philadelphia and NY: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1948 Book. Very Good -. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. "Gay, moving, genuinely sympathetic picture of the patients, nurses, and well-meaning 'outsiders' that came [the author's] way when she was going through the crisis of tuberculosis in a sanatorium called The Pines." Dust jacket has significant wear and is faded, inked name on… Read more about this item
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Medecine et Medecins

by E. Littre

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Published
1872
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Paris: Librairie Academique Didier et Cie, Libraires-Editeurs, 1872 Book. Fair. Soft cover. First Edition. Late 19th century, French work on Medicine and Doctors, 512 pages. Binding is quite loose, covers are detached, lacks the spine covering, pages have light age-toning/foxing..
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