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Coiffures of Style and Quality
1 Coiffures of Style and Quality
N.Y. Hyman and Oppenheim 1918 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Uncredited Photos and Drawings 
Original brown paper boards with red and gilt decoration. Much of paper backstrip worn away, but cloth hinges intact. A catalog of wigs, toupees, switches, pompadours, transformations, bangs, curls, nets, coloring, and accessories for men and women. A special Holiday Section offers wigs for dolls ! A few pencilled prices, and notes inside back cover. Exceedingly scarce. Edgewear and cover spotting as shown in photo. One 2-inch edge tear. 78 pp. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Montreal Neurological Institute;McGill University,  Annual Reports Twelfth to Seventeenth, 1946-1952
2 Montreal Neurological Institute;McGill University, Annual Reports Twelfth to Seventeenth, 1946-1952
Montreal McGill University/ Montreal Neurological Institute 1952 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original black cloth on boards. Very good condition, with no extraneous writing except previous owner's name and institute stamp. Heavy, so might need additonal postage. Approx 180 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Review of Reviews Course in Physical Trainiing, Health, and Life Extension; Lessons 2,3,4,5, and 7 of 7
3 Review of Reviews Course in Physical Trainiing, Health, and Life Extension; Lessons 2,3,4,5, and 7 of 7
New York Review of Reviews Company. 1920 Soft Covers Very Good No Jackets 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Five green softcover stapled booklets. How to Eat; Air, Sunlight, and Weather; How to Work: Colds, Hayfever, Infections; and The Perfect Body. Spines faded. No writing except ink notes inside rear cover of Lesson 7. From the Rules of Health Formulated by the One Hundred Experts of the Hygiene Reference Board of the Life Extension Institute. Several drawings. 287 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Wide-Awake School (Canadian Hygiene Series), Andress, J. Mace
4 Andress, J. Mace Wide-Awake School (Canadian Hygiene Series)
Toronto Ginn and Company Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Marguerite Davis 
Original green cloth on boards. Outstanding condition health text from the 30's. "An imaginative, dramatic story of the health achievements of the children of a sleepy school and a sleepy community." - Preface. No writing or damage. 184 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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On the Human Body and the Human Brain, Asimov, Isaac
5 Asimov, Isaac On the Human Body and the Human Brain
New York Bonanza Books 1985 0-517-45981 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Anthony Ravielli 
Blue cloth on boards. Two volumes in one. No writing. 704 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Treatment of the Commoner Diseases Met With By the General Practitioner , Barker, Lewellys F. (M.D.)
6 Barker, Lewellys F. (M.D.) Treatment of the Commoner Diseases Met With By the General Practitioner
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott Company 1934 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus  Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original maroon blindstamped cloth on boards. DJ repaired inside. Based upon ten lectures delivered to the Academy of Medicine of Lima and Allen County, Ohio, in 1933. Dr. Barker was Professor Emeritus of Medicine, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. Advances in methods of studying patients, Infectious diseases, Respiratory system, Circulatory system, Blood-building organs, Digestive apparatus, Kidneys and urinary passages, Locomotor system, Nervous and mental diseases, Metabolism and the endocrine system, Index, Index of authors. Grubby, but unmarked. 319 pp.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Young Wife's Advice Book; A Complete Guide for Mothers on Health, Self-Management, and the Care of the Baby, Black, George
7 Black, George The Young Wife's Advice Book; A Complete Guide for Mothers on Health, Self-Management, and the Care of the Baby
London Ward, Lock & Co., Limited Entirely New Edition, Revised Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original khaki cloth on boards. No date, but ca. 1915. Previous owner's name and date 23-8-17. All you need to know about menstruation, pregnancy, and caring for young children, but not a peep about sex ! 160 pp. plus ads. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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On Self-Culture; Intellectual, Physical, and Moral ; A Vade Mecum for Young Men and Students , Blackie, John Stuart
8 Blackie, John Stuart On Self-Culture; Intellectual, Physical, and Moral ; A Vade Mecum for Young Men and Students
N.Y. Scribner, Armstrong, and Company 1874 Hard Cover Good Plus  No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original maroon highly-decorated cloth on boards. The culture of the intellect, On physical culture, On moral culture. 116 pp. plus brief catalog. Bookplate and stamp of Rogers Memorial Library, Bethany Bible College, and card pocket. Riverside Press binder's label. Blackie was Professor of Greek in the University of Edinburgh. Previous owner's name in light pencil.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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I Am A Grateful Man, Boone, Terry
9 Boone, Terry I Am A Grateful Man
Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Self-published tribute to a sister who cared for him through Multiple Sclerosis event, but passed away in September, 2014. Softcover of approx. 200 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Cosmic Sounds: Sounds That Heal, Chia, Mantak
10 Chia, Mantak Cosmic Sounds: Sounds That Heal
Chlang Mai, Thailand Universal Tau Publications 2002 0-935621-32-6 / 9780935621327 Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Juan Li, Udon Jandee Inscribed and Signed By Author
Purple softcover. Theory, Practice, Sounds, and Daily Practice. 43 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Enzymes, Dixon, Malcolm and Webb, Edwin C.
11 Dixon, Malcolm and Webb, Edwin C. Enzymes
London Longmans, Green, & Co., Ltd. 1965 Second Edition, Fourth Impression Hard Cover Very Good Good to Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Charts and Graphs 
Original bright red cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ lightly chipped around edges. Previous owner's name with no other marks or writing. Heavy book will need extra postage. 950 pp. with Index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Weather Makers; How We are Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life On Earth, Flannery, Tim
12 Flannery, Tim The Weather Makers; How We are Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life On Earth
Toronto HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. 2006 0-00-200751-7 / 9780002007511 First Canadian Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Black paper boards. DJ has suffered rough handling, with 3-inch tear to rear fold. No writing. Universal praise from a host of commentators. 275 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Longevity; The Means of Prolonging Life After Middle Age, Gardner, John (M.D.)
13 Gardner, John (M.D.) Longevity; The Means of Prolonging Life After Middle Age
Boston William F. Gill and Company 1875 Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original faded red cloth on boards. Cover and spine titles in gold worn. Previous owner's name in lovely script, which was apparently copied in light pencil above it. Stated purpose of this doctor's book is "To treat of one epoch only...advanced age...to show what is the precise nature of the changes which take place in that epoch...to enumerate the most common troubles...to point out the means ...for ameliorating or avoiding those troubles." - pp. 18-19. Wear to corners and head and foot of spine, but holding together well. 191 pp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Modern Marriage and Birth Control (Rewritten and Revised) , Griffith, Edward F.
14 Griffith, Edward F. Modern Marriage and Birth Control (Rewritten and Revised)
London Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1944 Rewritten and Revised: 16th Impression Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good  Good Minus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings 
Original blue cloth on boards. DJ heavily taped inside. This book received broad approval as witnessed by the three introductions. 255 pp. with index.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Small Outsider; The Story of an Autistic Child, Hundley, Joan Martin
15 Hundley, Joan Martin The Small Outsider; The Story of an Autistic Child
N.Y. St. Martin's Press 1972 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good Good Plus to Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original maroon cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has minor wear head and foot. Previous owner's name. David's mother tells his story, with progressive photos. Set in Australia. 150 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Human Body, Kahn, Fritz (M.D.)
16 Kahn, Fritz (M.D.) The Human Body
London Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd. 1966 First British Edition Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Original blue cloth on boards. Small spots on covers. Previous owner's name. Many illustrations, some in colour. Lower corner tip of last leaf missing. 288 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Practice of Natural Therapeutics (Library of Natural Therapeutics, Vol. II), Lindlahr, Henry (M.D.)
17 Lindlahr, Henry (M.D.) Practice of Natural Therapeutics (Library of Natural Therapeutics, Vol. II)
Chicago Lindlahr Publishing Co. 1920 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Photos and Drawings 
Dark blue cloth on boards. A General Regimen for Wholesome Living. Treatment of Acute Diseases. Treatment of Chronic Diseases. Miscellaneous Treatments. Baby Book. First Aid. Care of the Teeth. Why Grow Old ? 470 pp. plus Appendix ( Ads for Lindlahr College of Natural Therapeutics and Lindlahr Sanitarium, Chicago). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Clinics in Endocrinology and Metabolism; Calcium Metabolism and Bone Disease, MacIntyre, Iain (Ed.)
18 MacIntyre, Iain (Ed.) Clinics in Endocrinology and Metabolism; Calcium Metabolism and Bone Disease
London W.B. Saunders Company, Ltd. 1972 Volume I, Number I Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Charts and Graphs 
Original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Fifteen lectures on related subjects. 328 pp. with Index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Eustace Miles System of Physical Culture; with Hints as to Diet , Miles, Eustace
19 Miles, Eustace The Eustace Miles System of Physical Culture; with Hints as to Diet
London Health & Strength, Limited 1907 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Uncredited Drawings 
Original grey cloth lettered in black with portrait pastedown on boards. Two large foldout exercise charts, one for women and one for men. The chart for men is complete, but torn and unrepaired. Miles was apparently the king of physical culture in his day, and was no slouch in the classics (Kings College, Cambridge) either. Photo shows corners missing from cover portrait pastedown. Two previous owners' names, with no other marks. 139 pp. plus many ads.  
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Care of Tuberculosis, Myers, J.A.
20 Myers, J.A. The Care of Tuberculosis
Philadelphia W.B. Saunders Company 1924 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in small script. Clean and sound. 229 pp. including Index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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