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Good Health: 1870. A Popular Annual On The Laws of Correct Living, As Developed by Medical Science, Etc.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Alexander Moore: 1870

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018007

Condition: Fine


Original red cloth with a gilt design and lettering on the front cover and spine. 6 X 9 1/2 inches. 576 pages. Copy has 43 black and white illustrations. Copy contains information on the human body, how to live a healthier life, first aid and more. A small sticker on the inside front cover with the name, "M. E. Engley" written in black ink. Slight chipping on head and tail. Slight rubbing on corners. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Overweight and Underweight

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.: 0

Seller ID: 018120

Condition: Fine


Original yellow wrapper with blue lettering on front cover. 5 1/4 X 7 3/4 inches. 32 pages. Contents of this copy are, the causes of overweight, the dangers of overweight, danger in using reducing drugs, how to reduce safely and sanely, special care needed by young people, the body's need for food, food selections, reducing without discomfort, low-calorie menus, maintenance allowance, exercise, constipation, what is correct weight, underweight, high-calorie menus, food t... View more info

The Happy Way To Health. A Little Book On How To Live In Harmony With Natural Law. With Suggestions On The Prevention And Cure Of Those Ailments That Come From A Wrong Use Of The Body And From The Improper Selection Of Food. How To Gain Health And How To Keep It. How To Attain The Highest Efficiency In Work And The Greatest Enjoyment In Play.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Niagara Falls, New York, The Shredded Wheat Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 018395

Condition: Very Good


Original color illustrated wrapper showing a family on the front cover and Black lettering on the front cover. 5 X 6 3/4 inches. 102 pages with 6 pages of black and white photographs and 2 pages of color illustrations. This copy explains how to live a healthy life. It also explains about the Shredded Wheat factory's. Mild discoloration on some pages. Binding is tight. View more info

Natures Remedy (NR Tablets)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Mo, A. H. Lewis Medicine Company: 0

Seller ID: 018469

Condition: Fine


Original color and black and white wrapper with red lettering on the front cover. Single sheet. Folded copy measures, 3 X 6 inches, unfolded copy measures 25 X 6 inches. Copy includes several black and white and color illustrations. Copy contains a brief history of NR Tables and the different functions of the stomach and digestion. A small rubbed spot on the lower edge on the back. Copy is clean. View more info

Health The Magazine That Builds Body, Mind and Soul Vol. 3. No. 7. July, 1935

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mountain View, Ca, Pacific Press Publishing: 1935

Seller ID: 018517

Condition: Fine


Original color wrapper with illustrations of a man, woman and dog on the front cover. 8 1/2 X 11 1/2 inches. 26 pages. Contents in this issue, "A Doctors Afternoon" by The Village Doctor, "What Makes You Head Ache?" by Arthur N. Donaldson, "Hydrotherapy For Infections And Blood Poisoning" by George K. Abbott, M.D., "Beauty (Poem)" by Rna S. Travais, "Say A-A-A-AH Please" by Charles C. Prince, M.D., "Finicky Eaters" by Betty... View more info

Babyology: To the Mothers and Prospective Mothers to whom Fletcher's Castoria Renders a Helpful Service This book is Dedicated by Chas. A. Fletcher

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Centaur Company: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018848

Condition: Very Good


Original wrappers. Illustrated throughout. Castoria is described as "a harmless substitute for castor oil." 32 double column pages of advice for the new mother, including four pages of "Astrological; Indications." 6 x 7 inches. View more info

Fletcher's Castoria Baby Book

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018849

Condition: Very Good


No date, but circa 1929. Inside cover form filled out for a baby named Loraine Farley, born April 3, 1929 in Waubay, South Dakota. Castoria is described as a "harmless substitute for castor oil." Advice for parenting, diet, excercise and general health. 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Illustrated. 32 pages. View more info

Year Book of the American Pharmaceutical Association 1912 : Containing the Fifty-Fifth Annual Report on the Progress of Pharmacy, and the Constitution, By-Laws and Roll of Members; Volumes 1-5, 1912 through 1916

By: Anonymous

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Scio, Ohio, American Pharmaceutical Association: 1914

Seller ID: 3396

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. Illustrations. Annual reports for the years 1912 through 1916. Five volumes. 541 to 803 pages. Volume 1, page 121 has small hole in text; volume 3 has slight fading to front cover; volume 4 has spotting to covers; volume 5 has spotting and slight wear to covers. Books also contain latest information in the field of pharmaceuticals, materia medica, information on inorganic and organic chemistry; etc. View more info

California Medical-Economic Survey; Formal Report on Factual Data; Presenting Factual Information, Compiled in a Study Made During the Years 1934 and 1935 on the Need of Medical Care By Citizens, on the Distribution of Healing Art Practitioners, and the Economics of Healing Art Care in the State of California; November, 1937

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (San Francisco), California Medical Association: 1937

Seller ID: 4238

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


174-pages plus pages i-xivi. Inked stamp imprint on front cover. Contents include: Purpose and Scope of the Study; Distribution of Health Facilities; Professional Incomes and Private Practice; The Organization of Medical Services; Conclusions and Recommendations; etc. Numerous tables including: Distribution of Physicians in California in 1934 by Counties; Hospitals in the United States, According to Size; Family Medical Payments; Total and Average Family Indebtedness; St... View more info

Accidents, Emergencies and Illnesses: A Manual for Reference

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York: 1900

Seller ID: 7974

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's blue ribbed cloth with gilt lettering. Contains alphabetical listings for: Accidents; Emergencies; Poisons; Care of Invalids; Remedies and an index. 171 pages. View more info

How to Keep Well and Live Long from the Standpoint of the New Philosophy Accompanying the Educations Charts for the Prevention of Disease

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The American Society for the Prevention of Disease: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8406

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering. An attempt to explain health, disease prevention and cures though simple statements. Illustrated. Former owner's bookplate (Dr. William Most, Cheney, Wash.) on front pastedown. 108 pages. View more info

The Surgical Clinics of John B. Murphy, M.D. At Mercy Hospital, Chicato, October, 1912, Volume 1, Number 5

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, W.B. Saunders Company:

Seller ID: 8530

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's maroon cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrated (some gruesome). Enjoyable anecdotal accounts of the patients and their maladies. Text pages 613 through 778, plus16 page catalog of other W.B. Saunders books at end. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Hospital Grounds And Ancon Hill from Hotel Tivoli, Panama."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9313

Condition: Collectible-Good


# 21786 (255). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the hospital and the American battle with disease and the mosquito. A view of the hospital grounds and Ancon Hill behind it. Clean copy save a brown spot on the left photo (1/8 inch across). View more info

Reducing the Cost of Medical and Hospital Care.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, The Sutter Hospital: 1932

Seller ID: 10148

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[12] pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (3 3/4 x 9 inch) with envelope canceled January 26, 1932, 2 cent stamp. Pamphlet discusses the medical plan, along with departments, and fee schedule. Blood tests for $1.75, X-Rays $5-10.00, Operations $75.00, Hospital $2.50 or Home $1.75 visits, and so on. An example of an early health plan. View more info

Health for Man and the Domestic Animals.

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Keokuk, Iowa, S.F. Baker & Company:

Seller ID: 10260

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


112 pages; index; tan paper wrapper (4 3/4 x 7 inch). Small tear to the bottom of the spine with folded lower right corner along with a stain to the pages on the corner (1/2 x 1/2 inch). Covers the health of humans in a general way along with some domestic animals recommending S.F. Baker & Co. products as cures to any problems. View more info

Dr. Miles New Joke Book.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Elkhart, Indiana, Miles Laboratories, Inc.:

Seller ID: 10267

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


32 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (6 x 4 3/4 inch). A joke book with ads for Dr. Miles Nervine and Alka-Seltzer. View more info

Memorandum. The Great Hudyan.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Hudyan Remedy Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 10286

Condition: Collectible-Good


32 pages; illustrations; stiff paper wrapper (2 3/4 x 5 inch). Pencil writings on memo pages. Has a calendar for 1900 along with facts about the earth, popular/electoral votes for president in 1896. Filled with ads for vegetable drugs by Hudyan Remedy Co. and there application. View more info

Emerson's Bromo-Seltzer Calendar and Useful Information Pamphlet.

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Emerson Drug Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 10372

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Pocket book calendar (2 3/4 x 4 1/2 inch) with 1915-16 calendar, advertisement for bromo-seltzer, multiplication table, blank writing pages, and sheet-music promo list from the drug company. [16] pages; stiff paper wrapper. Very good clean specimen. View more info

Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of California, During the Years 1873 and 1874.

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sacramento, California, H.A.Weaver, Printer: 1874

Seller ID: 10373

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Fourth Annual . ". 151 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (chips missing along the spine, 2 inch tear on the last page. Stamp of the California State Library on the cover. Contents: Minutes of the Fourth Annual Meeting; "Report on Public Hygiene and State Medicine" by Dr. Thos. M. Logan; "Removal of a Tumor Involving the Parotid Gland" by Dr. Levi C. Lane; "Contribution to the Botany of California" by H.P. Gibbons; Catalogue of the Offic... View more info

Lydia E. Pinkham's Food and Health

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lynn, Mass., Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.:

Seller ID: 10549

Condition: Collectible-Good


32 pages; paper wrapper (4 1/2 x 7 inch) detached, title and illustration on cover. Each page contains a recipe for a different meal with testimonials at the bottom of the page for Pinkman's Vegetable Compound. Circa 1920s. Some browning to the pages due to cheap paper used. View more info