Science, Medicine and Technical

AINSWORTH, JAMES [Publisher]: The Imperial Journal of Art, Science, Mechanics and Engineering. Embracing Treatises on Anatomy .... Daguerreotyping .... Mechanics ... Navigation ... Also Arts of Dyeing ... German Sheet Glass ... and a Series of Practical Papers on the Steam Engine .........

Item No. 13426

Manchester: James Ainsworth, n.d. Volume 2 only. Frontispiece, engraved pictorial title and numerous folding plates some being very large, e.g. that illustrating phrenology (tear with no loss) and illustrations in the text. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches), 672-pages. Nicely bound half brown calf, marbled boards, spine with raised bands and black lettering and numberig pieces; an attractive binding in very good condition, internally very good also.


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ASH, LEE: Serial publications containing medical classics. An index to Garrison-Morton. With the story of the Garrison-Morton bibliography of medical classics by Leslie T. Morton.

New Haven: The Antiquarium, 1961. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), 147-pages; original brown cloth; corners bumped, spine lettering dulled.


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CETRON, MARVIN J. & GOLDHAR, JOEL D. [Editors]: The Science of Managing Organized Technology. Four volumes complete.

New York, London, & Paris: Gordon and Breach. 1970. 4 volumes. 8vo, pp.1697, original cloth, very good in the original printed white d.w's. The d.w's very good apart from one corner chip.


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CHAVASSE, PYE HENRY: Advice to a Wife on the Management of her own health .... Incidental to Pregnancy, Labour, and Suckling .... Addressed to a Young Wife.

Item No. 17490

London: John Churchill, 1870. 9th edition. Small 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: xvi:(1):253. Nicely bound full polished brown calf, ruled in blind to sides, spine ruled in gilt, raised bands and lettering piece. Very mnior rubbing to extremities; the binding by Corner, Wellington, with their ticket. Foxing to prelims. Free from inscriptions. Very good.


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COOKE, JAMES: Mellificium Chirurgiae, or, The Marrow of Chirurgery : An anatomical treatise ; Institutions of physick, with Hippocrates's Aphorisms largely commented upon; The marrow of physick, shewing the causes, signs and cures of most diseases incident to humane bodies ; Choice experienced receits for the cure of several distempers. The fourth edition, enlarged with many additions, and purged from many faults that escaped in the former impressions. Illustrated in its several parts with twelve brass cuts, by James Cooke of Warwick, practitioner in physick and chirurgery.

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Item No. 17598

London: Printed by T. Hodgkin, for William Marshall at the Bible in Newgate-Street 1685. 10 plates (of 12); 7 folding. 4to (7 3/4 x 6 inches), pages: [16]: 616: [10], lacking boards; text block in two. Lacking last leaf of index. Title browned, some damp marking to earlier leaves. Two 1 1/2 inch tears to one leaf of text without loss. One plate with 4-inch tear without loss, another with 2-inch tear without loss. Small piece torn from lower fore corner of page 287 with the loss affecting just a few words over 3-lines. Plate at page 333 split in two with some loss only to blank margin. In need of binding and priced to allow for such.


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FREDERIKS, J.A.M; BRUYN, G.W; & ELING, P. (Editors): History of Neurology in the Netherlands.

Item No. 16498

Amsterdam: Boom, 2002. First edition. Illustrations. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), 408-pages. Original yellow pictorial laminated boards; fine. With long typed letter sgned from Prof. Dr. H. Meinsrdi (he contributed the chapter on Epileptology to this work) regarding this work and other matters.


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FREEMAN, S. [STEPHEN] M.D. and man-midwife: The New Good Samaritan : Or, Domestic Practical Physician; extracted chiefly from the medical essays of the learned academies in Europe. To which is prefixed a physiological account of pulses. Of the properties and virtues of milk, as an animal fluid, as food, and as a medicine. Of the recovery of persons supposed to be drowned. Likewise, for the use of married ladies is added the practical midwife, by question and answer. With an elegant engraving of the different positions of the infant in the womb. The whole made familiar to every capacity. By S. Freeman, M.D. and man-midwife.

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London : Printed for the author, and may be had at his House in Prujean Square, opposite Surgeon's-Hall near Ludgate-Street, [1780?]. Folding plate. 8vo (7 x 4 1/4 inches), pages xii:432. Contemporary full sheep with crimson lettering piece; rubbed, chipped at head and tail of spine, corners rubbed through. Four inch tear to folding plate without loss, piece shaved from lower right of folding plate not affecting the engraved images but slightly cropping imprint, otherwise internally very good. Inscription, "Dr. John Smith, Yoxford, Suffolk, 1790" on front fly. Rare.


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FORSYTH, J.S: A Dictionary Of Diet; Being A Practical Treatise On All Pabulary And Nutritive Substances, Solid And Fluid, With Their Compounds, Used As Food; Including The Observations Of Eminent Philosophers, Physicians, Gastronomers .......

London: Henry Cremer, 1834. Second edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece of John Abernethy. 8vo, pp. xxvii:403, original cloth-backed boards. In need of rebinding, the binding very worn and broken. Damp staining to portrait and to a small extent to title, stitching broken, some foxing, the uncut edges to the text block dusty. The contents pages at front end with the letter "S" indicating the want of a further leaf but several other copies of the second edition consulted also end at page xxviii; most likely a printer's or binder's fault at time of publication.


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FREUD, SIGMUND: The Future of an Illusion. International Psycho-Analytical Library No. 15.

London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1934. 2nd impression of this English translation. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 inches), 98-pages. Original green cloth; binding faded, lower cover marked and scuffed. Signature on front free endpaper.


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FREYER, P.J: The Modern Treatment of Stone in the Bladder by Litholapaxy. A Description of the Operation and Instruments with Cases Illustrative of the Difficulties and Complications met with.

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Item No. 3322

London: J & A Churchill, 1886. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo, pp. viii:[1]:116:(16, publisher's catalogue), original cloth. Library stamp of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland on title and endpaper. Headbands a little rubbed else very good.


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JOHNSTONE, JOHN: An Account of the Mode of Draining Land, according to the System practised by Mr. Joseph Elkington. Drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture. The Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.

Item No. 7939

London: by B. McMillan, Printer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Sold by G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty, 1801. 19 folding engraved plates. 8vo, pp. xvi:164, contemporary full tan calf, narrow gilt rule to sides. Binding very rubbed, spine darkened, crazing to surface of boards, short crack to upper hinge, joints very firm however. Some foxing and browning to text & plates.


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JUNG, C.G. [Carl Gustav]: Dream Analysis. Notes of the Seminars in Analytical Psychology given by Dr. C.G. Jung, Zurich November 1928 - June 1929.

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Item No. 6836

Zurich: 1958. Third edition. Two volumes, 4to, pp. 215 & pp.298, original tan linenover boards; some pencil marking to lower cover of volume 1 else excellent. Volume 1 annotated in pencil throughout with notes and alterations for the fourth edition.

*From the library of Cornelia Brunner.The respected Swiss analyst Cornelia Brunner, one of Jung's long-time associates, was the author of the classic Jungian work, "Anima as Fate", originally published as "Die Anima als Schicksalsproblem des Mannes", a study from the C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich; the work originated at the suggestion of Jung. She was President of the Psychologischer Club, Zurich, and co-authored the 1975 centenary of Jung's birth exhibition catalogue.

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JUNG, C.G. [CARL GUSTAV]: Psychologische Interpretation von Kinderträumen. Seminar von Prof. Dr. C.G. Jung, Wintersemester 1939/40. (Redigiertes Stenogramm).

Zurich: Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule n.d. [c.1940]. First edition. Folio, pp. 121, 'multigraphed' typescript text, original cloth-backed boards; split to outer joint, headband pulled, inner joints strained. *Cornelia Brunner's copy with her signature on front free endpaper. Her paper, the 10th Dream, "jährigen Mädchens", pp. 84-96, bearing her annotations in pencil.

The respected Swiss analyst Cornelia Brunner, one of Jung's long-time associates, was the author of the classic Jungian work, "Anima as Fate", originally published as "Die Anima als Schicksalsproblem des Mannes", a study from the C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich; the work originated at the suggestion of Jung. She was President of the Psychologischer Club, Zurich, and co-authored the 1975 centenary of Jung's birth exhibition catalogue.


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KIDD, JOHN: On the Adaptation of External Nature to the Physical Condition of Man.

Item No. 2575

London: William Pickering, 1837. Bridgewater Treatise No. 2. 5th edition. 8vo, pp.xvi:375, with the half-title. Contemporary attractive full tan calf, spine gilt with double lettering pieces. Armorial bookplate.


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KILLIAN, PROF. DR. H & KRAMER, G: Meister der Chirurgie und die Chirurgenschulen im Deutschen Raum.

Stuttgart: Georg Thieme, 1951. Plates and diagrams. 8vo, pp. viii:232, original blue cloth; upper cover stained, one marginal annotation, else very good. Errata slip loosely inderted. £15.00

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LOCKE, JOHN: The Works of John Locke in Nine Volumes [complete] The Twelfth Edition.

Item No. 17212

London: C. and J. Rivington (& many others), 1824. Portrait with tissue guard, large folding table. Nine volumes 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches). Contemporary full tan calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spine gilt on raised bands and headbands with black lettering and numbering pieces, all edges marbled.

Chipping to head and base of the spine of Volume1; short crack to upper joint of Volume1 but very firm, lower joint of Volume 6 cracked but held on cords, chip out of the headband of Volumes. 4 & 7; headbands of Volumes 2 & 8 rubbed; some rubbing to extremities; foxing to premlims. but text largely unaffected; otherwise bindings sound and strong and attractive on the shelf. The folding table is an "Analysis of Mr. Locke's Doctrine of Ideas in his Essay on Human Understanding"; this with a little creasing.


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MACAULAY, ALEXANDER: A Dictionary of Medicine: designed for popular use. Containing an account of diseases and their treatment, including those most frequent in warm climates, with directions for administering the various substances used as medicines the regulation of diet and regimen, and the management of the diseases of women and children.

Item No. 17139

Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1834. The 4th edition. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: xvi:614. Contemporary half dark blue calf, marbled boards, the spine elaborately gilt within compartments and on raised bands, with green lettering piece. A little light rubbing but overall excellent both externally and internally.


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MACKENZIE, WILLIAM [Publisher]: The Record of the International 1862 Exhibition.

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Glasgow: William Mackenzie, 1862. Folding views of the London Exhibition buildings, plates, some folding of the exhibits, numerous woodcut illustrations of the exhibits in the text; also a plate of specimens of coal tar dyes, this with actual mounted specimens of fabrics. 4to (11 1/4 x 9 inches), 592-pages, contemporary half tan calf, spine gilt with lettering piece. Cloth sides faded and marked, headband chipped, some scattered foxing. Overall very sound


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MIDDLETON, ERASMUS: The New Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences : or, an universal system of useful knowledge. Containing A full Explanation of every Art and Science, whether liberal or mechanical, in which the Difficulties attending a thorough Knowledge of them are clearly pointed out, and such Directions given as cannot fail of making their Acquisition easy and familiar to every Capacity Exhibiting, among the various other Branches of Literature, a copious Elucidation of the following, viz.

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Agriculture, Algebra, Anatomy, Architecture, Arithmetick, Astronomy, Book-Keeping, Botany, Carving, Catoptricks, Chemistry, Chronology, Commerce, Conicks, Cosmography, Dialing, Dioptricks, Ethicks, Farriery, Fluxions, Fortification, Gardening, Guaging, Geography, Geometry, Grammar, Gunnery, Handicrafts, Heraldry, History, Horsemanship, Husbandry, Hydraulicks, Hydrography, Hydrostaticks, Law, Levelling, Logick, Maritime and Military Affairs, Mathematicks, Mechanicks, Medicine, Merchandize, Metaphysicks, Meteorology, Musick, Navigation, Opticks, Oratory, Painting, Perspective, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physick, Pneumaticks, Rhetorick, Sculpture, Series and Staticks, Statuary, Surgery, Surveying, Theology, Trigonometry, &c. The Whole upon an improved Plan, the Marrow and Quintessence of every other Dictionary and Work of the Kind being preserved, and their Superfluities and Obscurities entirely omitted. Particular Attention has been given to every Thing valuable in Chambers, The Encyclopedie, printed at Paris; The Encyclopediae Britannica, and other Publications of later Date. Including not only all the valuable modern Improvements which have been made by several eminent Members of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy, and the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, but also a great Variety of other important Discoveries; which have been made and communicated to the Authors of this Work, by some of the most distinguished Characters of this and other Nations. Eminent Engravers and Designers in the several Departments have been engaged at a very great Expence to unite their Abilities in producing the most masterly and superb Set of Copper-Plates, representing upwards of One Thousand exact Figures, such as Machines, Instruments, Implements, Tools, Plans, Schemes, Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Fossils, and other Articles relative to the Subjects treated of in a Work of the utmost Consequence to Mankind. The Theological, Philosophical, Critical, and Poetical Branches, By the Rev. Erasmus Middleton, Lecturer of St. Bennet's, Grace-Church-Street, and of St. Helen's, Bishopsgate-Street; The Medicinal, Chemical, and Anatomical, By William Turnbull, M. D. Of Wellclose-Square, London; The Gardening and Botanical, By Thomas Ellis, Gardener to the Lord Bishop of Lincoln, and Author of The Gardener's Pocket Calendar; The Mathematical, &c. By John Davidson, Author of A Complete Course of Mathematicks; And the other Parts by Gentlemen of approved Abilities in the respective Branches which they have engaged to illustrate.

Item No. 17401

London: Sold by Alex Hogg, 1778. Two volumes in one. Frontispiece and 80 engraved plates. Folio, unpaginated, but to 6B2 & 6G2 in twos. Contemporary reversed calf. Lacking spine, boards worn. Stitching partly broken, many leaves proud and a little dusty on fore-margins. Worming to lower blank margin of earlier leaves of vol.1. Some plates with creasing, marginal tear to plate 72, soiling to one leaf of text. Small piece torn from blank lower margin of frontispiece. An excellent candidate for restoration. Although there are 80 plates as called for there is no plate 28 and there is a duplicate of plate 25 in its place. Obviously an early binder's error.


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NOKES, B.C.G: Soap-Making at Stoke Works, Bromsgrove, and its connection with the Salt-Making Industry there.

Privately printed, 1959. Title and 3-pages (signle sheet folded); edge browned. Signed by the author.


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PHILLIPS, SIR RICHARD: A Million of Facts, of Correct Data, and Elementary Constants, in the Entire Circle of the Sciences, and of all the Subjects of Speculation and Practice.

Item No. 2360

London: Darton & Clark, 1841. Stereotyped Edition, much enlarged, and carefully revised and improved. 8vo, pp. xlviii:546, plus unpaginated index. Contemporary half polished tan calf, spine gilt ruled , raised bands, with lettering piece. An attractive copy. Bound without the portrait of the author as called for on title.


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PREEZ, J.P. DU: Psychology and Religion. An Inaugral Lecture given in the University of Fort Hare on the 18th March 1976.

Fort Hare University Press, n.d. [ 1976 ]. 8vo, pp. 24, original wrappers. Inscriptioin inside front wrapper.


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PARKER, JOHN W. (Publisher): Minerals and Metals; Their Natural History and Uses In The Arts; WIth Incidental Accounts of Mines and Mining.

Item No. 15698

London: Johmn W. Parker, 1837. The Second edition. Plates. Small 8vo (5 1/2 x 4 inches), 248-pages. Grained green binder's cloth lettered in gilt; approx. half inch missing at head of spine. Foxing to prelims.


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REDGROVE, H. STANLEY & FOAN, GILBERT A: Hair-Dyes and Hair-Dyeing Chemistry and Technique. A New Edition, Completely Revised. With eight plates and numerous illustrations in the text.

London: Heinemann Medical Books, 1939. 8vo, pp. xiv:214, original grained red cloth; a good copy.


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ROYAL COMMISSION: Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue. Volume II. Section III. Manufactures, Classes 11 to 29. Section IV. Fine Arts, Class 30. Colonies.

Item No. 15193

Item No. 15193

London: Spicer Brothers, 1851. Plates and illustrations. Large 8vo (10 3/4 x 7 inches), pages: 479-1002, original blindstaped blue cloth blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Some discolouration to binding, 4-inch split to cloth of upper joint but firm, headbands and extrenities rubbed, cracked at one gutter; overall sound and internally very good.


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SHAMS, F.A. & KHAN, MRS. KHALIDA [Editors]: Resource Potential of Mountainous Regions of Pakistan.

Lahore: Centre for Integrated Mountain Research, Punjab University, 1987. Maps. 4to, pp.75, softcover; some shelf-wear, else very good.


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SMILES, SAMUEL: Lives of the Engineers with An Account of their Principal Works; comprising also a History of Inland Communication in Britain.

Item No. 17210

London: John Murray, 1861. First edition. Published 1861-62. Engraved portraits, numerous illustrations in the text. Three volumes 8vo (9 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches), pages: xvi:(1):484; xiv:502; & xx:(4):512. With the half-titles.Contemporary polished brown calf, narrow gilt rules to sides, spines ornately gilt in 4 compartments and with burgundy lettering piece and green numbering pieces. Some light spotting to the boards. Light foxing to prelims. and at ends. A handsome binding in excellent and strong condition.


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SOUTTAR, SIR HENRY: Frederich Von Muller.

British Medical Journal, 1951. A 4-page offprint from the British Medical Journal August 11, 1951, on Von Muller by Souttar. Inscribed and signed with initials by Souttar. Slso a review of his book "Masters of Surgery", this also signed with initials & inscribed by Souttar. The two


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