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Emphasizing the MEDICAL HUMANITIES,  i.e.,  Medicine esp. as drawing on, related to, & reflected in Literature, Philosophy, History, Law, Religion, Ethics &/or Psychology, Ethnography, Natural History, Cultural Studies, Gender, Commerce, & Cookery

Builder of the First New World Utopian Community
(A Vigorous Visionary as to MEDICINE, among Other Things).  Moreno, Juan Joseph.  Fragmentos de la vida, y virtudes del v. illmo. y rmo. Sr. Dr. D. Vasco de Quiroga primer obispo de la santa iglesia cathedral de Michoacan, y fundador del real, y primitivo Colegio de s. Nicolàs obispo de Valladolid ... Con notas criticas, en que se aclaran muchos puntos historicos, y antiguedades americanas especialmente michoacanenses. Mexico: en la imprenta del Real, y mas antiguo Colegio de S. Ildefonso, 1766. Small 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [13] ff., 202 pp., [2] ff., 29, [1 (errata)] pp., port.
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Americana, ALCHEMY, Culinary Recipes, Medical Cures, &Many, MANY SECRETS
Alessio, Piemontese, Girolamo Ruscelli (?).  The secretes of the reuerende Maister Alexis of Piemount: contayning excellent remedies agaynste diuers dyseases, woundes, and other accidentes, with the maner to make dystillations, parfumes, confitures, dyings, colours, fusions, and meltings. ... Translated out of French into Englishe, by William Warde. London: Imprinted ... By Henry Bynneman, for Iohn Wight, 1568. 4to (18 cm; 7"). [6], 117, [11] ff. [with his] The seconde parte of the Secrets of maister Alexis of Piemont, by him collected out of diuers excellent authors, and nevvly translated out of French into English. With a generall table of all the matters conteyned in the sayde booke. Imprinted at London: By Henry Bynneman, for Iohn Wyght, 1568. 4to. 75, [5] ff. [also with his] The thyrde and last parte of the Secretes of the reuerende Maister Alexis of Piemont, by him collected out of diuers excellent authors, with a necessary table in the ende, contayning all the matters treated of in this present worke. Imprinted at London: by Henry Denham, for John Wyght, [1566]. 4to. [1], 15, 17–75, [9] ff. [also with his] A verye excellent and profitable booke conteyning sixe hundred foure score and odde experienced medicines, appertayning vnto phisicke and surgerie, long time practysed of the expert and reuerende Mayster Alexis, which he termeth the fourth and finall booke of his Secretes ... Translated out of Italian into Englishe, by Richard Androse. Imprinted at London: By John Wyght, 1578 [but really Imprinted at London: By Henry Denham, 1569]. 4to. [32], 52, 57, 50 [i.e., 51] pp.
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BACON onNATURE
Bacon, Francis.  Sylva sylvarum, sive historia naturalis, in decem centurias distributa. Lug. Batavor.: Apud Franciscum Hackium, 1648. 12mo (12.9 cm, 5.1"). Add. engr. t.-p., [34], 612, [48], 87, [1] pp.
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The Andrade Set inQuarter Red Morocco
Barcía, Andrés González de.  Ensayo cronologico, para la historia general de la Florida. Madrid: Imprenta de los Hijos de Doña Catalina Piñuela, 1829. 12mo. 2 vols. I: [2] ff., 508 pp., fold. table. II: [2] ff., 512 pp.
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By aMegastar Medical Professor
Boerhaave, Herman.  Aphorismi de cognoscendis et curandis morbis, in usum doctrinae domesticae digesti ... editio sexta. Edinburgi: R. Drummond & Soc. for G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, 1744. 12mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). [8], 330, [24 (index)] pp.
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The Author Was aStrange (Mental) Case
Browne, Simon.  A defence of the religion of nature, and the Christian revelation; against the defective account of the one, and the exceptions against the other, in a book, entitled, Christianity as old as the creation. London: Richard Ford, 1732. 8vo (20.6 cm, 8.1"). vi, [2], 267, 272–512 pp.
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Aristotle Said MELANCHOLY MEN of All Others Are MOST WITTY
Burton, Robert.  The anatomy of melancholy. New York: George H. Doran Co., copyright 1927. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 487, [1] pp., [1] f., 1 plt. II: Frontis., [2] ff., pp. 491–1033, [1] p., [1] f.
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Laugh a Little Cringe a LittleCarrington Curiosa
Cabanès, Augustin.  The secret cabinet of history peeped into by a doctor. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1897. 8vo. x pp., [2[ ff., 3–239, vii, [1 (blank) pp., [4 (ads)] ff.
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Makes the Weak StrongPeculiar to Itself
C.I. Hood & Co.  Hood's pansy. Lowell, MA: C.I. Hood & Co., [ca. 1890]. 16mo (10.5 cm, 4.2"). [16] pp.; illus.
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Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
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How to Treat & CURETertian Fevers
Cleghorn, George.  Observations on the epidemical diseases in Minorca. From the year 1744, to 1749. To which is prefixed, a short account of the climate, productions, inhabitants, and endemial distempers, of that island. London: Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand; and G. Robinson, in Pater-Noster Row, 1779. 8vo (20.5 cm; 8.125"). [iii]–xxiv, 311 pp. Lacks half-title.
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“In the ALPS of America”
(Colorado Spa).  [cover title] Hotel Colorado. Glenwood Hot Springs, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. [Chicago: W.H. Hall, printing company, ca. 1900]. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 24 pp., plus printed and illus. wrps.
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Sheriffs & Coroners
The compleat sheriff in theory and practice; shewing the importance, nature, and duty, of that high office ... to which is added, the office and duty of a coroner. London: Pr. by W. Strahan & M. Woodfall for G. Kearsly, 1778. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). [4], 468 pp.
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The Rector's Wife'sONGOING Cookery Endeavors 1786
Crownfield, Martha.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Recipe book. [Norfolk]: 1786. 4to (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [8] ff.
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LOTS ofJolly “Non-tabularContent in This One . . .
Daboll, Nathan.  New-England almanack, and farmer's friend, for the year ... 1825... By Nathan Daboll. New-London [Conn.]: Pr. by Samuel Green, [1824]. 12mo. [16] ff.
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TrulyCLASSIC in Its Field: MAGIC
Del Río, Martin Antoine.  Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, et uanarum superstitionum confutatio, utilis theologis, iurisconsultis, medicis, philologis. Moguntiae: Apud Joannem Albinum, 1603. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). [12 ff.], 276 pp., [8] ff.; [2 ff.], 268 pp., [10], [2] ff., 250 pp., [5] ff. (without the folding table in book II).
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More Than 1000 Illustrations byPieter van der Borcht
& with Evidence of Readership
Dodoens, Rembert.  Remberti Dodonaei Mechliniensis medici caesari Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX. Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1583. Folio (36 cm; 14"). [10] ff., 860 pp., [13] ff., illus.
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Cholera in Mexico after the
Mexican-American War
Duck, William Ward.  Método curativo racional para el cholera morbus asiático, por Guillermo Ward Duck. México : Tipo. de R. Rafael, 1850. 8vo. 16 pp.
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The State of a Significant Bishopric, POST-Revolution
A Two-VolumeFRENCH Sammelband
Du Trousset d’Héricourt, Bénigne-Urbain-Jean-Marie, Bishop of Autun.   [Mandements, etc.]. Autun: L'Imprimerie de Dejussieu, 1829–1852. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.7"). 2 vols. I: [~550] pp. II: [~500] pp.; various paginations.
$575.00
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Gout? or Scarlet Fever?  BOTH Are Covered Here
Endter, Christian Ernst.  Ausführlicher Bericht, von denen schmertzhaften Glieder-Kranckheiten, als nemlich: Gicht, Podagra, Chiragra, Gonagra, Malo ischiatico ... Mit noch einer Zugabe, von denen Ursachen eines kurtzen oder langen Lebens derer Menschen, und dassalle Kranckheiten anfangs, mit leichter Mühe, ohne, oder durch wenige Kosten zu curiren sind ... [with another]. Franckfurt: No publisher/printer, 1741. Small 8vo (17.3 cm; 6.875" ). 189, [1 (blank)] pp., lacks final blank leaf.  [bound with] Johann Pelargus Storch. Practischer und Theoretischer Tractat vom Scharlach-Fieber, wie solches von etlichen und zwantzig Jahren her, als eine etwas seltsame, jedoch zuweilen grassirende Kinder-Kranckheit, aus vielen zur Hand gekommenen Casibus kennen gelernet. Gotha: verlefts Christian Mevius, 1742. Small 8vo (17.3 cm; 6.875"). [4] ff., 280, [3] pp., lacks final blank leaf.
$875.00
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CORNERSTONE for an AMERICAN SPORTING LIBRARY
“Gentleman of Philadelphia County, A” [i.e., Jesse Y. Kester].  The American shooter's manual, comprising such plain and simple rules, as are necessary to introduce the inexperienced into a full knowledge of all that relates to the dog, and the correct use of a gun; also a description of the game of this country. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.125"). [2] ff., pp. [ix]–249, [1] p., [1 (errata)] f., [3 (ads)] ff.; frontis., 2 plts.
$1800.00
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Polenta before It Was Made withTurkey Wheat”
& Woodcuts from theMoretus Press
Gerard, John.  The herball, or, General historie of plantes. London: Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton & Richard Whitakers, 1636. Large folio (35.5 cm; 14"). [19 of 20] ff., 1630 [i.e., 1634] pp., [24 of 25] ff. (without the initial and final blank leaves).
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A Very Broad Range of Natural History & Philosophy,
in(Just) Two Volumes
Good, John Mason.  The book of nature. Boston: Wells & Lilly, 1826. 8vo (22.9 cm, 9"). 2 vols. I: xii, 435, [1] pp. II: [4], 443, [1] pp.
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Cowper's Life aStriking Instance of
the Instability of Earthly Hopes
Greatheed, Samuel.  A practical improvement of the divine counsel and conduct, attempted in a sermon, occasioned by the decease of William Cowper Esq; preached at Olney, 18 May 1800. Newport-Pagnel: J. Wakefield, [1800]. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). [4], 47, [1] pp.
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Poetry from Springfield, Massachusetts
     &  the Mansion” Hotel at Pas'comuck
Greene, Aella.  After night, a summer-place talk, with other poems. Boston: Lee & Shepard; New York: Lee, Shepard & Dillingham, 1873. 8vo. Frontis., 93, [1] pp.; 2 plts. (incl. in pagination).
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A Plea for Training Women in the MEDICAL ARTS
Gregory, George.  Medical morals, illustrated with plates and extracts from medical works; designed to show the pernicious social and moral influence of the present system of medical practice, and the importance of establishing female medical colleges, and educating and employing female physicians for their own sex. New York: Published by the author, 1852. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 48 pp.
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War & Peace, & Prosperity?
(Guatemala in the 1870s).  A collection of 17 broadsides, 2-page publications, and pamphlets. Guatemala: Various publishers/presses, 1870–79. All items folio.
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More than One Lifetime's Worth of Adventure & Interesting Ideas
Harriott, John.  Struggles through life, exemplified in the various travels and adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, of John Harriott, Esq. London: Pr. for the author, 1815. 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., xvxv, [1], 443, [1] pp. II: xii, 428, [2] pp. III: vii, [1], 479, [1] pp. (lacking pp. 69–72); 1 fold. plt., 1 plt.
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Know Thyself”And FEAR Thy Sex Life
Hayes, Albert H.  The science of life; or, self-preservation. A medical treatise on nervous and physical debility, spermatorrhoea, impotence, and sterility, with practical observations on the treatment of diseases of the generative organs. Boston: Peabody Medical Institute, © 1881. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). xviii, 286 pp.; 4 plts. (1 fold.).
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Not Perfect butEvocative on Many Fronts
Hazlemore, Maximilian.  Domestic economy: Or, a complete system of English housekeeping ... also, the complete brewer ... likewise the family physician. London: J. Creswick & Co., 1794. 8vo. xxxii, 392 pp. (lacking pp. 331/32, 341–44, 357–62, & 365–84 ).
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Sutton's Hospital inCharterhouse
    & The FamousCharterhouse School
Herne, Samuel.   Domus carthusiana: Or an account of the most noble foundation of the charter-house near Smithfield in London. Both before and since the Reformation. London: Pr. by T.R. for Richard Marriott & Henry Brome, 1677. 8vo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). Frontis., [46], 287, [1] pp.; 2 plts.
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He Sent Copies of Two Scores
Hervé [i.e., Louis Auguste Florimond Ronger].  Autograph Note Signed (“Hervé’) to “Cher Docteur,” in French. Cernay prés Permont, Seine et Oise, France: 14 October 1880. 12mo (18 cm; 7"), 2 pp.
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Plants for BothOrnament & Medicine
Hill, John.  The British herbal: An history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty. London: Pr. for T. Osborne & J. Shipton, J. Hodges, J. Newbery, et al., 1756 [–1757]. Folio (41.3 cm, 16.25"). Frontis., [4], 536 pp.; 75 plts.
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The Medicinal Virtues of PlantsIllustrated
Hill, John.  The family herbal, or an account of all those English plants, which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their descriptions and their uses, as proved by experience. Bungay: J. & R. Childs, 1822. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). viii, xl, 376 pp.; 54 col. plts.
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ToAmputate or Not?
Hooper, Robert.  The surgeon's vade-mecum: containing the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of surgical diseases. Accompanied by the modern and approved methods of operating, select formulae of prescriptions, Latin and English, and a glossary of terms. Albany: Pub. & sold by E.F. Backus...; E. & E. Hosford, printers, © 1813. 12mo. xviii, 275, [1 (blank)] pp., [5] ff.
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The Operational Rules for a Hospital EXCLUSIVELY
for the Treatment of INDIANS
Hospital Real de Indios (Mexico).  Constituciones, y ordenanzas, para el regimen y govierno del Hospital Real, y general de los indios de esta Nueva España, mandadas guardar por S.M. en Real Cédula de 27 de Octubre ... de 1776. Mexico: Impresas ... en la Nueva Oficina Madrileña de D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1778. Folio (28 cm; 9"). [17] ff., 64, [2], 6 p.
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Skepticism from anEcclesiastical Savant
Huet, Pierre-Daniel.  Pet. Dan. Huetii episcopi Abrincensis De imbecillitate mentis humanae libri tres. Amstelodami: Apud H. Du Sauzet, 1738. 12mo (17 cm, 6.75"). xxxviii, [10], 223, [1] pp. (frontis. lacking).
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