• # 18527


    [BROADSIDE; MEDICINE] Cautions, Directions, and Rewards, offered by the Lancashire Humane Society. Instituted November, 1789. For preserving Life in various Cases of Sudden Danger and Seeming Death.

    At head of sheet: To be Hung up in all Servants-Halls, Public, Turnpike, Lonely Houses, Mills, Places of Special Danger, And in any Place where it may be thought useful. N.B. A Pasteboard or a Frame recommended. Any Place wanting a Copy of the Sheet, may be furnished therewith by applying to Mr. Harvey, Apothecary, …

  • # 18371

    FURNEAUX, William S.

    Philips’ anatomical model. A pictorial representation of the human frame and its organs.

    With descriptive text by Dr. Schmidt. London  : George Philip & Son, [c. 1900]. Quarto, illustrated boards, cloth spine, a little marked, pp. 16, diagrams, folding chromolithograph anatomical figure with numerous folding parts illustrating the muscular and skeletal structures, blood flow, digestive system etc. A fascinating and attractive anatomical representation of the human body.

  • # 18068

    HALES, Stephen (1677 - 1761)

    A friendly admonition to the drinkers of gin, brandy, and other distilled spirituous liquors.

    With an humble representation of the necessity of restraining a vice so destructive of the industry, morals, health, and lives of the people. To which are added, in an appendix, directions by a very eminent physician, to such as may be desirous to break off that odious and fatal habit of drinking drams. London : …

  • # 18069

    A friend in need. Facts worth knowing about Arm & Hammer Baking Soda as a proved medicinal agent.

    New York : Church & Dwight Co., 1933. Sextodecimo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28. A guide to the medicinal benefits of bicarbanate of soda.

  • # 18022

    SOLOMON, David (editor)

    The marihuana papers

    New York : Signet Books, 1968. Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. 509. “Should marihuana be banned or legalized? The facts behind the myth’.

  • # 18021

    KAPLAN, John

    Marijuana : the new prohibition.

    New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, 1975. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (a short tear), pp. xii; 387. A detailed argument for legalisation and licensing the sale of marijuana.

  • # 17926

    ALISON, Crichton

    [TRANSVESTISM] Men in women’s clothes.

    New York ; Toronto : Medical Publishing Company, [c.1950]. Octavo, printed stiff wrappers, stapled, 36 pp; a very good copy. ‘Studies in fetishism and transvestism. Medical aspects of men who feel an irresistible impulse to wear women’s clothes. Case histories of transvestists, strange stories, new discoveries. Treatment techniques.’ (Cover) ‘The truth abouth homosexuals and homosexuality. …

  • # 17925


    Order Forms for Opium, etc.

    [Title from cover]. Washington, U.S.A. : U.S. Internal Revenue, Office of the Commissioner, [1928]. Quarto, original printed stiff wrappers (light central fold line, upper wrapper with a few pale stains), stapled, containing 8 duplicate copies of order forms completed and lodged with Internal Revenue agent William W. Porter, Milford, Michigan, by the United Drug Co., …

  • # 17919

    ROWELL, Earle Albert & ROWELL, Robert

    [MARIJUANA] On the trail of marihuana : the weed of madness

    Mountain View, Cal. : Pacific Press Publishing Association, [1939]. First edition. Octavo, original printed cloth boards, 96 pp, b/w photographic illustrations; a fine copy (as issued, without dust jacket). An early work espousing the evils of marijuana, ‘the killer drug’.

  • # 17119


    Manual of health and temperance

    Melbourne : Printed for the Education Department by Robt. S. Brain, 1891. Octavo, cloth boards with gilt lettering, bookplate on front pastedown, pp. 160. With Appendix on Infectious Diseases and Ambulance work, By J. W. Springthorpe

  • # 16575

    POMPE VAN MEERDERVOORT, Johannes Lijdius Catharinus (1829-1908)

    Beknopte handleiding tot de geneesmiddelleer : ten gebruike van de Keizerlijke Japansche Geneeskundige School te Nagasaki.

    Desima [Nagasaki] : ter Nederlandsche Drukkerij, 1862. Octavo, contemporary Japanese binding of half calf over marbled papered boards, mauve endpapers, the front free-endpaper with early inscription in Japanese and straight-line stamp of the Deutsche Jesuiten-Mission Japan e. V. Köln, half title with circular stamp of the same library and early Japanese owner’s seal stamp in red, …

  • # 17332


    [BROADSIDE] Great Living Wonders! / Immense Attraction / The Wild Australian Children

    are Evidently of a Cannibal Race! / Judging From Their Natural Proclivities, Their Long Sharp Teeth, etc. / Perhaps the Only Specimen From That Country Now Living … These Wonders of All Wonders were captured about 7 years ago by a party of gold hunters in the mountainous regions of Australia … Can Be Seen In a …

  • # 17297


    New facts about marijuana

    Pasadena, California : Ambassador College Press, 1970. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (rubbed), staple bound, previous owner’s inscription to inside front wrapper, 48 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; a good copy.

  • # 17298

    BRANDON, Joan

    Art of hypnotism (Successful hypnotism)

    New York : Fawcett, 1956. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers (lightly rubbed and creased), 96 pp, illustrated; a good copy. Includes sections on the use of hypnosis in medicine and psychiatry.

  • # 16745

    MUSKETT, Philip E. (1857-1909)

    The health and diet of children in Australia.

    Sydney : Edwards, Dunlop, [1890]. Second edition. Square octavo, rebound in cloth boards preserving the original gilt lettered front wrapper, pp.187; foxing to original front and rear endpapers, otherwise clean throughout. Containing dietary advice and a selection of simple recipes. Ferguson 13034.

  • # 16895

    BRUNA, Dick (1927-2017)

    [POSTER] Het Groene Kruis

    [= The Green Cross]. [Netherlands] : Het Groene Kruis, [c1970]. Poster, screenprint, 520 x 360 mm, unbacked; faint vertical and horizontal fold lines, short closed tears at edges of centre fold; otherwise in good condition. Poster designed by the celebrated Dutch children’s book illustrator and graphic artist Dick Bruna, creator of Miffy. The Green Cross was a politically non-aligned …