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The Diseases of Warm Countries A Handbook for Medical Men

By: Dr B Scheube Translated By Pauline Falcke

Price: £188.00

Publisher: London, John Bale Sons and Danielsson Ltd: 1903

Edition: Second Edition Revised

Seller ID: 008327

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on diseases found in the warm regions of the World, 594 pages in bright clean condition just some small foxing spots to first and last couple of blank pages, neat ink number on first blank page,all edges of pages are gilt. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed two photographs have neat ink annotations in margins plus very informative text, five fold out maps at rear in clean condition just very light browning to extreme edges.NO dustwrapper, outer full leather, gold tooled binding, with emblem of Medical Staff College London on front, is a little ... View more info

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A Traveller's Study of Health and Empire

By: Fremantle F.E.

Price: £29.95

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton Ltd: 1917

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 008318

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the state of health and disease around the world at the time of publication.369 pages in overall bright clean condition just some foxing to title page,SEE IMAGE,some very light foxing to first couple of pages and outer edges of pages and very occasional small spots inside. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are bright and clean. A very presentable example of this book in original form SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England: Bodies, Plagues and Politics

By: Healy, Dr Margaret

Price: £89.99

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hants, United Kingdom, Palgrave MacMillan: 2001

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007270

ISBN: 0333963997

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on how people in early England viewed and iterpreted diseases and how their understanding or misunderstandings were used in literature at the time.277 pages in very bright clean condition, several illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, just small light water stain to bottom rear inner flap, not price clipped, A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

The Insanity of Genius

By: J F Nisbit

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002221

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition of this book which studies the closeness of insanity to genius, examining in depth many prominent people from history, Byron, Shakespeare, Michel Angelo and many others. 341 pages, light foxing to outer edges of pages and odd light spots on early pages but overall bright and clean. Looks as if a blank page has been removed from the rear of book this was between last page of index and the rear endpaper. Book is lightly rubbed but still an pleasing copySEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A Contribution to the Bibliography of Scottish Topography 2 Volumes

By: Sir Arthur Mitchell, C G Cash

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, University Press: 1917

Seller ID: 004672

Condition: Good Plus


Two volumes from the Publications of the Scottish History society second series volumes XIV and XV these two volumes deal with the bibliography of Scottish Topography. 705 pages in total with volume 1 dealing with places and volume 2 dealing with publications on many other subjects clans, folklore, gipsies, medical, military, natural history and much more. Pages are overall clean, a little browning to endpapers in both volumes, top edges of pages are untrimmed and a few are uncut. Outer boards of volume 1 are bright and clean with just the lightest of rubbing to corners and top and bottom of s... View more info