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Coiffures of Style and Quality

By: N/A

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Hyman and Oppenheim: 1918

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003438

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Montreal Neurological Institute;McGill University, Annual Reports Twelfth to Seventeenth, 1946-1952

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, McGill University/ Montreal Neurological Institute: 1952

Seller ID: 004990

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Wide-Awake School (Canadian Hygiene Series)

By: Andress, J. Mace

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ginn and Company:

Seller ID: 007322

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Treatment of the Commoner Diseases Met With By the General Practitioner

By: Barker, Lewellys F. (M.D.)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1934

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004905

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

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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

By: Black, George

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited:

Edition: Entirely New Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 007310

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

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On Self-Culture; Intellectual, Physical, and Moral ; A Vade Mecum for Young Men and Students

By: Blackie, John Stuart

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner, Armstrong, and Company: 1874

Seller ID: 004753

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

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I Am A Grateful Man

By: Boone, Terry

Price: $15.00 USD

Seller ID: 011740

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Cosmic Sounds: Sounds That Heal

By: Chia, Mantak

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chlang Mai, Thailand, Universal Tau Publications: 2002

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 011620

ISBN: 0-935621-32-6

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Purple softcover. Theory, Practice, Sounds, and Daily Practice. 43 pp. View more info

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Enzymes

By: Dixon, Malcolm and Webb, Edwin C.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, & Co., Ltd.: 1965

Edition: Second Edition, Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 007822

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Weather Makers; How We are Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life On Earth

By: Flannery, Tim

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.: 2006

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 011097

ISBN: 0-00-200751-7

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Longevity; The Means of Prolonging Life After Middle Age

By: Gardner, John (M.D.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, William F. Gill and Company: 1875

Edition: Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 006905

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Modern Marriage and Birth Control (Rewritten and Revised)

By: Griffith, Edward F.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1944

Edition: Rewritten and Revised: 16th Impression

Seller ID: 003936

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ heavily taped inside. This book received broad approval as witnessed by the three introductions. 255 pp. with index. View more info

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The Small Outsider; The Story of an Autistic Child

By: Hundley, Joan Martin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., St. Martin's Press: 1972

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006426

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

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Death Ship of Halifax Harbour

By: Laffoley, Steven

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: East Lawrencetown, N.S., Pottersfield Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012443

ISBN: 978-1-897426-09

Condition: Near Fine


Photo-cover paperback of 191 pp. takes the reader on a voyage from England to Halifax, with detailed account of the progress of cholera among the pasengers. View more info

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Clinics in Endocrinology and Metabolism; Calcium Metabolism and Bone Disease

By: MacIntyre, Iain (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, W.B. Saunders Company, Ltd.: 1972

Edition: Volume I, Number I

Seller ID: 007823

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Fifteen lectures on related subjects. 328 pp. with Index. View more info

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The Eustace Miles System of Physical Culture; with Hints as to Diet

By: Miles, Eustace

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, Health & Strength, Limited: 1907

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003315

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

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The Care of Tuberculosis

By: Myers, J.A.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Company: 1924

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006802

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in small script. Clean and sound. 229 pp. including Index. View more info

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Counsels on the Nature and Hygiene of the Masculine Function (The Transmission of Life)

By: Napheys, George H. (M.D.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.G. Fergus & Co.: 1872

Edition: Thirteenth Edition, Enlarged and Revised

Seller ID: 004354

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth with gold titles on boards. Deadly serious advice which often goes directly against the modern grain ! Read it for information or entertainment. 346 pp. plus dozens of testimonials. View more info

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The Essential Natural Health Bible

By: Purchon, Nerys

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Elanora Hts., NSW, Australia, Millennium House: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 007068

Condition: Near Fine


Original laminated green boards. Unclipped DJ. ISBN 978-1-921209-13-0. No writing or damage. A large, heavy book which will need extra postage. Everything you want to know about natural health, herbs, home remedies, recipes, and more. 576 pp. View more info

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Eve's Herbs; A History of Contraception and Abortion in the West

By: Riddle, John M.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Cambidge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 010095

ISBN: 0-674-27024-X

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards lettered in green. A scholarly treatise on birth control, abortion, and related subjects. News clippings laid in. 341 pp. with index. View more info