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1 Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of California, Session of 1889.
San Francisco: Woodward & Co., 1889. First Edition. Hard Cover, Very Good condition 
290 pp., incl. index, list of active members; 8vo; original brown cloth, gilt stamped spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities; pencil notes corner of rear endpaper.

Papers include: Consumption, Mojave Desert; Diphtheria, Antiseptics in the Treatment; Drugs, Domestic Adulteration of; Perityphlitis; Mole, Mole Pregnancy; Pelvic Abscess in Woman. Reports include: Public Hygiene; Medical Botany, Indigenous; Mental Diseases; Surgery, etc., etc., along with other addresses, minutes, reports.. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Handatlas Der Hautkrankheiten fur Studirende und Arzte.  II. Abtheilung. I-M. (Ichthyosis - Myomata Cutis.), Kaposi, Professor M.
2 Kaposi, Professor M. Handatlas Der Hautkrankheiten fur Studirende und Arzte. II. Abtheilung. I-M. (Ichthyosis - Myomata Cutis.)
Wien und Leipzig: Wilhelm Braumuller, 1899. First Edition. Good condition thus. 
4to; issued in loose sheets house in original printed portfolio, including half-title, titles page, chromolithograph plates each preceded by medcal title of condition pictured; 104 plates [22 plates missing but med. titles present] of 126 originally issued. Plates generally in very good or better condition, with occasional light to moderate foxing, soil, and wear at edges or for the most part off images. Portfolio with string ties; joints split but held with clear tape inside; soil and stains to boards and printed paper title label.

Kaposi's name was entered into the history of medicine in 1872, when he described for the first time Kaposi's sarcoma, a cancer of the skin, which he had discovered in five elderly male patients and which he initially named "idiopathic multiple pigmented sarcoma". More than a century later, the appearance of this disease in young gay men in New York, San Francisco and other coastal cities in the United States was one of the first indications that a new disease, now called AIDS, had appeared. Kaposi's sarcoma is a tumor that is caused by a virus, Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus or KSHV, discovered in 1993. Kaposi's sarcoma is now the most commonly reported cancer in parts of sub-Saharan Africa. According to his biographer, Dr. J.D. Oriel, "in his lifetime, Moritz Kaposi was acknowledged as one of the great masters of the Vienna School of Dermatology, a superb clinician and renowned teacher". While his mentor, Ferdinand von Hebra, is considered the "father of dermatology", Kaposi was one of the first to establish dermatology on its anatomical pathology scientific basis. He became the chairman of Vienna School of Dermatology, after Hebra's death in 1880. [Wikipedia]. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 Osler, Sir William. Men and Books. Collected and reprinted from the Canadian Medical Association Journal. With an Introduction by Earl F. Nation, M. D.
Pasadena: Privately Printed at The Castle Press, 1959. Limited Edition. Hard Cover, Near Fine condition 
One of 200 copies printed. This copy inscribed to John Urabec by Earl Nation. 67 pp., photographic frontis; 8vo; tan cloth back, lettered in gilt and marbled paper over boards. In plain paper jacket with age toning and chips at edges. Cloth with two faint, pinpoint spots at top of front near spine.


Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Porter, Roy and G. S. Rousseau. Gout, The Patrician Malady.
New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1998. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap 
393 pp., includes index & extensive bibliography; 8vo; cloth in pictorial dust jacket; reproductions.

The authors track medical thinking across the centuries, from Hippocrates and Galen through Paracelcus and Harvey to Archibald Garrod in the Victorian era and beyond.. 0300073860 / 9780300073867 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Shaw, Christina Byam. Pigeon Holes of Memory. The life and times of Dr. John Mackenzie (1803-1886).
London: Constable, [1988]. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Fine jacket 
443 pp.. portrati frontis; includes select bibliography, glossary; 8vo; green paper over boards, in pictorial dust jacket; black & white photographs, reproductions.

. 0094682801 / 9780094682801 
Price: 35.00 USD
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