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Catalog Last Updated: 11/01/19 42 items.

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Brautbar, editor, Nachman.   HEALTH EFFECTS OF TOXIC CHEMICALS, SILICONE, ASBESTOS, AND MAN-MADE FIBERS  
Princeton NJ: Princeton Scientific Publ., 19. 252 pages. Paperback. 091113199X 0-911131-99-X. Results of various studies. Tables, references, graphs and a few photo illustrations.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E2746. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
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  
Burns, Chester.   SAVING LIVES, TRAINING CAREGIVERS, MAKING DISCOVERIES: A CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2003. 1st ed. 660 pages. Hardcover. 0876111878 0-87611-187-8. The story of UTMB's establishment, growth, and development, and the individuals and groups who shaped and changed the institution for more than ten decades. Old Red on front cover. B/w phots, appendices, index.
New/New. New old stock from our archives. # 24321. $90.00   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. $90.00   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  
Davis, Malcolm B., & Kate Chalmers Jenne.   HEALTH, HAPPINESS AND LONG LIFE OR LOOKING ON THE BRIGHT SIDE  
Malcolm B. Davis, 1911. 1st ed. 256 pages. Hardcover. Self-improvement and how to promote happiness. Advice to young men and young women. Advice on health and well-being at the beginning of the twentieth century. Red cloth-covered boards, white titles, pretty young woman illustration in oval paste-on. 1911 first edition.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, square corners, spine ends softened. Unmarked. # E2694. $45.00   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  
Ferris, Sylvia Van Voast.   SCALPELS AND SABERS: NINETEENTH CENTURY MEDICINE IN TEXAS  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1985. 1st ed. 254 pages. Hardcover. 0890155143 0-89015-514-3. Frontier medicine & the men who practiced it fill this narrative, beginning with doctors who came to Texas in the Spanish colonial period, moving to revolutionary & Republic eras. B/w photos and illustrations. Appendix, bibliography & index. Signed by Ferris on the title page.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A4700. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gunn, .   GUNN'S DOMESTIC MEDICINE, OR POOR MAN'S FRIEND: SHEWING THE DISEASES OF MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN  
Nashville: J.F. Grant, 1834. 2nd ed. 604 pages. Leather. Brown leather-covered boards with gilt title and decoration on spine. Has two apparently hand-painted color plates: One is a view of the heart (p. 141), the other shows the arteries of the arm (p. 491). Title page states second edition.
Fair/No Jacket. Binding and hinges very solid. Corners and spine foot quite worn. Pages are very foxed and browned, but supple as printed on rag paper. # E2717. $499.00   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  
Halstead, Bruce W.   DANGEROUS AQUATIC ANIMALS OF THE WORLD: A COLOR ATLAS  
St. Louis: Darwin Press/Mosby Year Book, 199. 1st ed. 264 pages. Hardcover. 0801669812 0-8016-6981-2. Color photos and drawings for identificatio, with prevention, first aid, and emergency treatment procedures.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, unmarked book. Light scuffing at tips. Price-intact dustjacket has no wear. # E1918. $18.00   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  
Khan, Ali S.   THE NEXT PANDEMIC: ON THE FRONTLINES AGAINST HUMANKIND'S GRAVEST DANGERS  
Washington, DC: PublicAffairs, 2016. 1st ed. 275 pages. Hardcover. 1610395913 1-61039-591-3. Global adventures of Dr. Khan in his and the CDC's fight to keep the world's population safe from virus outbreaks.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E2588. $8.50   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  
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.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, very light foxing on edges. # E1962. $25.00   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  
Houston: Texas Medical Center, 1973. 67 pages. Paperback. 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.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, very light foxing on edges and endpapers. # E2098. $9.00   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. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Maxwell, William Quentin.   LINCOLN'S FIFTH WHEEL: THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SANITARY COMMISSION (SIGNED)  
New York: Longmans, Green & Company, 1956. 1st ed. 372 pages. Hardcover. Political struggles to set up agency to provide care for sick and battle-field wounded during the Civil War. Signed by the author on page specially bound in. Black cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Biographical notes, bibliography, index. First edition.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, owner bookplate. Clean, square corners. Spine ends worn. # E2412. $24.00   View This Item  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  
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  
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  
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  
Traum, Dick.   GO ACHILLES!: A CELEBRATION OF THE POWER OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT THIRD EDITION  
Achilles International, 2015. 3rd ed. 290 pages. Hardcover. 0692397035 0-692-39703-5. Illustrates some of the people and stories that exemplify the Achilles spirit, as people with all kinds of disabilities find a life in sports.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear or marks. Has a bump on the bottom edge effecting the edge of both boards. # E2442. $14.00   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  
West, C. Samuel.   GOLDEN SEVEN PLUS ONE: CONQUER DISEASE WITH EIGHT KEYS TO HEALTH, BEAUTY, AND PEACE  
Orem UT: Samuel West Publishing Co., 1996. Reprint. 319 pages. Hardcover. Textbook for learning the author's methods.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Dustjacket is price clipped. # E2757. $12.00   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  

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