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Burns, Chester R.   PROCEEDINGS: 37TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE SEPTEMBER 2000  
Galveston: U.T.M.B., 2002. 374 pages. Paperback. Proceedings of the 37th biennial Congress of the International Society for the History of Medicine hosted by the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas September 2000. Much of contents in French and Spanish in addition to English. A section of b/w photos from the meeting.
VG/Wraps. In unmarked condition save for a coffee ring on front cover. # B8917. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Canellos, George P.   DORLAND'S HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY SPELLER  
Philadelphia: Saunders, 1993. Reprint. 242 pages. Paperback. 0721637507 0-7216-3750-7.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, no name or marks. No reader crease, no wear. # B3170. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chicopee Manufacturing, Corporation.   CHICOPEE GEORGIA  
New York: Doyle, Kitchen & McCormi, 1927. 39 pages. Boards. Book produced by Chicopee Manufacturing describing their newly-built mill and partly finished company town near Gainesville, Georgia. They would produce gauze, cheese cloth & hygiene products such as Modess. B/w photos of the mill, Experimental Farms, 3,4, & 5 room houses, rules & regs for living there (cleanliness in all things was emphasized). Dated Sept. 1, 1927 & inscribed to J.E. Churchwell, a Johnson & Johnson exec who came down to oversee operations.
VG/No Jacket. Light foxing to covers, else VG+. A very scarce historical item. # B6891. $135.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cruise, Jorge.   8 MINUTES IN THE MORNING FOR EXTRA EASY WEIGHT LOSS  
New York: HarperCollins, 2005. Reprint. 253 pages. Paperback. 0060580852 0-06-058085-2.
New/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. As new. # B1808. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Dauphin, Sue.   SJOGREN'S SYNDROME: THE 'SNEAKY' ARTHRITIS  
Tequesta, FL: Pixel Press, 1987. 1st ed. 158 pages. Paperback. 0962035408 0-9620354-0-8. An examination of Sjogren's Syndrome, an autoimmune disorder which sometimes accompanies rheumatoid arthritis, and presents with dry eye and other glandular abnormalities. .
Fine/Wraps. SIGNED by the author. # B7762. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elliott, Frederick C.   THE BIRTH OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 1585443336 1-58544-333-6. Autobiography of a man who had the vision to be one of the founders of the Texas Medical Center. Edited with an introduction by William Henry Kellar. Index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Has publisher's 'design / production copy' stamped on top edge. # E0640. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ericksen, Henry.   WAISTLINE WORKSHOP: THE WAY TO NATURAL GOOD SHAPE  
Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1978. 80 pages. Hardcover. 0890091684 0-89009-168-4. Diet and exercises to trim the tummy.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A7895. $4.00     Inquire Now  
Ettinger, Stephen J.   TEXTBOOK OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE VOL. 1 AND VOL. 2 FOURTH EDITION  
Philadelphia: Saunders, 1995. 4th ed. 2146 pages. Hardcover. 0721667953 0-7216-6795-3. Clean, tight, unmarked 2 volume set. No wear.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B5967. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Haberer, Darla.   STEDMAN'S DERMATOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY WORDS  
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1999. Reprint. 498 pages. Paperback. 0683400800 0-683-40080-0.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no name or marks. No reader crease or wear. # B3171. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hames, Hooper,, & Houghton.   INSTANT NOTES IN BIOCHEMISTRY  
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1997. 374 pages. Paperback. 0387915206 0-387-91520-6. Diagrams throughout.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, but scattered yellow hi-lighting. # B9549. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ho, Monto.   SEVERAL WORLDS: REMINICENCES AND REFLECTIONS OF A CHINESE-AMERICAN PHYSICIAN  
Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2005. 334 pages. Boards. 9812564098 9-8125640-9-8. Autobiography of the outstanding research physician and infectious disease specialist. Indexed with appendices, b/w photos.
Fine/No Jacket. # B1088. $23.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston Review, .   HOUSTON REVIEW: FALL 1980, VOL. II NO. 3: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF THE GULF COAST  
Houston: Houston Review, 1980. 1st ed. 47 pages. Paperback. Two articles on the history of oil and one on Yellow Fever in the late 1800s in the Houston/Galveston area. B/w photos.
Fine/Wraps. # B5371. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kapit, Wynn, & Macey & Meisami.   PHYSIOLOGY COLORING BOOK 2ND ED 2000  
Menlo Park: Benjamin Cummings, 2000. 2nd ed. 162 pages. Paperback. 0321036638 0-321-03663-8. Excellent graphical learning tool for physiology. Detailed drawings a student colors in, providing visual reinforcement of bodily functions and processes.
New/Wraps. A new copy. # 20103. $18.53   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Karolevitz, Robert F.   DOCTORS OF THE OLD WEST: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE ON THE FRONTIER  
Seattle: Superior Publishing, 1967. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. Vintage b/w photos and illustrations throughout. Index.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket is p[rice-clipped, with a hint of wear. # B8865. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kozel, Maggie.   COLOR OF ATMOSPHERE: ONE DOCTOR'S JOURNEY IN AND OUT OF MEDICINE  
Chelsea, VT: Chelsea Green, 2011. 1st ed. 236 pages. Paperback. 1603582975 1-60358-297-5. A dedicated pediatrician becomes disillusioned with the American health care model and how private insurance intrudes upon the way doctors have to practice and the doctor-patient relationship.
Fine/Wraps. A fine, bright copy. # B7589. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lewin, Philip.   BACKACHE AND SCIATIC NEURITIS: BACK INJURIES, DEFORMITIES, DISEASES, DISABILITIES  
Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1943. 1st ed. 745 pages. Hardcover. 235 illustrations with b/w photos and drawings by Harold Laufman. Dark blue cloth with bright gilt title and spine illustration. Original owner name in gilt on lower front corner.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear or bumps. # B5692. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
M.D. Anderson Hospital, .   GENETIC CONCEPTS AND NEOPLASIA: A COLLECTION OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 23RD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON FUNDAMENTAL CANCER RESEARCH, 1969  
Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1970. 620 pages. Hardcover. A massive collection of cancer research. Printed on glossy photo stock, heavy.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked save previous owner name inked out. Corners sharp. # B1039. $7.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macon, N. Don.   MR. JOHN H. FREEMAN AND FRIENDS: A STORY OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER AND HOW IT BEGAN (SIGNED)  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. 67 pages. Hardcover. Story of the founding and development of the Texas Medical Center, and the great vision of the men who had a hand in it, told largely through interview with Mr. Freeman. B/w photos. Brown cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on front and spine. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Uncommon.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, occasional very light foxing. # B9612. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marti-Ibanez, Felix.   EPIC OF MEDICINE  
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1962. 1st ed. 294 pages. Hardcover. History of medicine with 38 pages in color and over 240 b/w illustrations. Edges foxed.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Price-clipped Dj has a little corner wear. # A8923. $5.25     Inquire Now  
Medical Division, .   PHYSICIAN'S VITAMIN REFERENCE BOOK  
New York: E.R. Squibb & Sons, 1940. 3rd ed. 176 pages. Leather. Presenting to the clinician a useful compendium of the latest facts about vitamins.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Maroon leather, gilt title and decoration. # B1641. $15.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nuland, Sherwin B.   DOCTORS: THE BIOGRAPHY OF MEDICINE  
New York: Vintage Books, 1995. Reprint. 519 pages. Paperback. 0679760091 0-679-76009-1. Chronicles the progression of medical science.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked, no wear. # B8943. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Palmer, Linda Folden.   BABY BOND: THE NEW SCIENCE BEHIND WHAT'S REALLY IMPORTANT WHEN CARING FOR YOUR BABY  
Napierville, IL: Sourcebooks, 2009. 1st ed. 422 pages. Paperback. 1402226578 1402226578. Much on immunology and allergies, benefits of breastfeeding, attentiveness and touch as well as bonding with your child so that the later years are less stressful.
New/Wraps. A new copy. # B2723. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pepsin Syrup Company, .   SALESMEN'S DIARY AND EXPENSE BOOK COMPLIMENTS OF PEPSIN SYRUP COMPANY, MONTICELLO, IL 1927 (DR. CALDWELL'S SYRUP PEPSIN)  
Monticello, IL: Pepsin Syrup Company, 1927. Hardcover. Early day planner from Dr. Cadwell's Pepsin Syrup Company. A few pages of useful data like postal rates, world maps, conversions, etc, then pages for a diary.
VG/No Jacket. Nice, no marks. # B2537. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peters, C.J., & Mark Oshaker.   VIRUS HUNTER: THIRTY YEARS OF BATTLING HOT VIRUSES AROUND THE WORLD (SIGNED)  
New York: Anchor Books, 1997. 1st ed. 323 pages. Hardcover. 0385485573 0-385-48557-3. Autobiography of the former Chief of Special Pathogens at the CDC and his long career tracking down and fighting infectious diseases around the world. B/w photos. Personally inscribed by the author, apparently to a colleague, ending with 'It's time to get out of Level 4, your friend Doc Peters, 2/98'.
Fine/Fine. A beautiful, inscribed copy. # B8814. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Prevention Magazine, .   FUTURE YOUTH  
Pennsylvania: Rodale, 1987. 2nd ed. 646 pages. Hardcover. 0878577211 0-87857-721-1. The Prevention Magazine staff tells us how to get control of the aging process and slow it down or reverse it.
VG/Good+. Address label glued in, couple of tiny tears edge of DJ. # A2718. $4.00     Inquire Now  
Sanders, Lisa.   EVERY PATIENT TELLS A STORY: MEDICAL MYSTERIES AND THE ART OF DIAGNOSIS  
New York: Broadway Books, 2009. 276 pages. Paperback. 1616640669 1-61664-066-9. Stories of a modern medical detective.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9277. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sibley, Marilyn McAdams.   THE METHODIST HOSPITAL OF HOUSTON: SERVING THE WORLD  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1989. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 087611088X 0-87611-088-X. History of Methodist Hospital. B/w photos, index.
New/No Jacket. New Copies. # 00579. $9.00     Inquire Now  
Smith, Virginia.   CLEAN: A HISTORY OF PERSONAL HYGIENE AND PURITY  
New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 1st ed. 457 pages. Hardcover. 0199297797 0-19-929779-7. Cleanliness from pre-historic grooming rituals to New Age medicine.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8518. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spitz, editor, Werner U.   SPITZ AND FISHER'S MEDICOLEGAL INVESTIGATION OF DEATH 3RD EDITION  
Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, 1993. 3rd ed. 829 pages. Hardcover. 0398058180 0-398-05818-0. Guidlines for the application of pathology to crime investigation. B/w photos throughout.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. Light smoker oder. # B9628. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spitz, Henry I., & Jeffrey S. Rosecan.   COCAINE ABUSE: NEW DIRECTIONS IN TREATMENT AND RESEARCH  
New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1987. 1st ed. 338 pages. Hardcover. 0876304617 0-87630-461-7. Clinical data and treatment management.
New/New. New old stock from our archives. # A9556. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Sprio & Rickert, et.al., .   PEPTIC ULCER: A MEDCOM PERSPECTIVE ON PROGRESSS  
Washington, DC: Medcom, 1971. 112 pages. Paperback. Somewhat older owrk on peptic ulcers & gastritis. B/w & color images.
Near Fine/Wraps. # A7145. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Stark, Robert.   PERCENT FAT CALORIES TABLES  
Phoenix, AZ: AZ Bariatric Physicians, 1987. 2nd ed. 47 pages. Paperback. 0961841516 0-9618415-1-6.
VG/Wraps. Stapled booklet. No marks. # B3412. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Steinbrocker, Otto.   ARTHRITIS IN MODERN PRACTICE: THE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF RHEUMATIC AND ALLIED CONDITIONS  
Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1942. Reprint. 606 pages. Hardcover. Blue cloth with bright gilt title in dark red rectangle on spine. B/w photos. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners sharp, no wear. Edges lightly foxed. # B5691. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stockham, Alice B.   KAREZZA: ETHICS OF MARRIAGE  
Chicago: Stockham Publishing, 1896. 144 pages. Hardcover. Green cloth with dark green titles. New edition stated on title page, but only date is copyright date. The author aims to persuade married couples of the joys of coitus reservatus in the most delicate turn-of-the-century language.
Good/No Jacket. Pages, hinges and binding firm. Owner name inside front board. Corners and spine tips bumped, with some wear spots. # B8716. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Talaro, Kathleen Park.   FOUNDATIONS IN MICROBIOLOGY SIXTH EDITION (INTERNATIONAL EDITION)  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008. 6th ed. 834 pages. Paperback. 0071102299 0-07-110229-9.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5022. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
UTMB, .   CENTENNIAL REFLECTIONS: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON 1891-1991  
Galveston: UTMB, 1991. 1st ed. Hardcover. Book in slipcase honoring those who contributed to organizing the centennial celebration. Color photos every page. Shiney black boards with bright silver title and medallion. Matching slipcase.
Fine/No Jacket. Book and slipcase as new. # B8902. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walker, Turnley.   RISE UP AND WALK  
New York: Story Press / E.P Dutton, 1950. 1st ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. Story of polio victim in a hospital ward and his efforts to recover. 1st edition stated, but likely Book Club ed.
Good+/No Jacket. Spine a bit faded, else VG. # A7256. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wolfe, John R.   COMING HEALTH CRISIS WHO WILL CARE FOR THE AGED IN THE 21ST CENTURY?  
Chicago: Univ. Chicago, 1993. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0226905152 0-226-90515-2.
New/New. New book still in publisher shrink-wrap. # 06834. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Zerwekh, JoAnn.   MOSBY'S MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY MEMORY NOTECARDS  
St. Louis: Elsevier Press, 2008. 1st ed. 214 pages. Spiral Bound. 0323045677 0-323-04567-7. Colorful cartoons on durable tear-out cards, this memory aid is companion to Elsevier Medical Terminology textbooks.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # B9819. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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