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Alcoholics Anonymous : The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $501.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc.: 1955

Edition: 2nd Edition 1st Printing

Seller ID: 036879


xxx, 575 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/blind stamped title on the front cover & gilt lettering on the spine. This is a 2nd edition, 1st printing, new and revised edition. Contains the misspelling on page xx and has "6000" on p. 16. One of the founders of A.A. was convinced of the need for moral inventory, confession of personality defects, restitution to those harmed, helpfulness to others, and the necessity of belief in and dependence upon God. The book ... View more info

Texas Folk Medicine : 1,333 Cures, Remedies, Preventives, & Health Practices

By: Anderson, John Q.

Price: $30.60

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 032721


xix, 91 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/red lettering on spine & black illustrated frog on front cover, dj cream w/brown-black lettering & w/black illustrations on the front panel of dj & photo of author on the back, SIGNED by illustrator. Whaley #69. Paisano book number five for the Texas Folklore Society. Collection of folk medical practices that were passed down orally from generation to generation. As the American frontier moved westward, pioneers had to make sub... View more info

Aerie Backcountry Medicine : Wilderness First Aid

By: Bleicher, John & McEvoy, Dave & Moore, Greg

Price: $15.94

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Aerie School for Backcountry Medicine: 2003

Seller ID: 038415


112 pp, yel-black SC wraps w/black wire comb w/clear mylar covers. The book is divided into eight sections: introduction, patient assessment, basics of patient management, traumatic emergencies, medical emergencies, environmental emergencies, decision making and utilties. prev owner wrote name on the front cover, the first page and drew an illustration on page 63, some waviness several of the pages. View more info

The Doctors' Big Black Bag of Cures and Remedies

By: Bottom Line Books

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Stamford, CT, Bottom Line Books: 2009

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 050736


ix, 342 pp, maroon SC wraps w/yel-brown border and yellow lettering on the spine & front cover. The publishers through their research have built a network of leading physicians in alternative and conventional medicine. View more info

Brooks' Rpture Appliance

By: Brooks, C. E.

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Marshall, MI, Brooks Rupture Appliance Co.: 1935

Seller ID: 030833


24 pp, wht-black SC wraps w/pictorial front & back panels, tipped in price list. Advertising booklet for rupture appliance & abdominal supporters. slight crease on one corner of the front page. View more info

Kentucky Ham

By: Burroughs Jr., William

Price: $29.71

Publisher: New York, NY, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024881


194 pp, brown papercovered boards w/black lettering & deco, dj blu-brown w/black lettering. William Burroughs, Jr. recounting his life as a drug addict. William Burroughs Jr. was the son of William Burroughs. At fourteen he was summoned by his father to Morocco, where he was given his first "poke on the celebrated medicinal her." He provides an authentic voice telling us some of what we need to know about drugs, our children and ourselves. book slight cocking. View more info

Helping Someone with Mental Illness

By: Carter, Rosalynn with Golant, Susan K.

Price: $48.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Times Books: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016572


348 pp, maroon boards w/gilt letterings, dj maroon-tan-green w/pictorial front, tipped in signature on ffep, SIGNED. A compassionate guide for family, friends, and caregivers. Book offers step-by-step inforamtion on what to do after the diagnosis: seeking the best treatment, evaluating health-care providers, managing workplace, financial, & legal matters. View more info

The Baby's Story Book

By: Chorao, Kay

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: 000636


64 pp, Book includes 15 familiar folktales & fables such as "Gingerbread boy", "Hare and the Turtle" and others View more info

Romper Room Exercise Book : Physical Fitness for Boys and Girls #527

By: Claster, Nancy

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Golden Press: 1964

Edition: 'A' Printing

Seller ID: 036320


unpaginated, aqua-white-blu-green color illustrated front panel w/light green color illustrated rear panel gilt-brown spine. The Romper Room Exercise Elf provides directions for young boys and girls for exercise to stay healthy. prev owner wrote name on FPD, spine covering missing on the spine & rear cover. View more info

The Cooks Encyclopedia of Herbs

By: Clevely, Andi & Richmond, Katherine

Price: $19.51

Publisher: New York, NY, Lorenz Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038057


256 pp, blu SC wraps w/small color pictorials on the front & rear covers and the spine w/wht-gilt lettering. The book is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of growing and cooking with culinary herbs. It has a botanical A-Z directory of herbs for easy plant identification and over 80 recipes from soups, snacks to stews, salads and casseroles. View more info

A Vast Sea of Misery: A History and Guide to the Union and Confederate Field Hospitals at Gettysburg, July 1 to November 20, 1863

By: Coco, Gregory A. w/foreword by Harrison, Kathleen Georg

Price: $212.50

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Thomas Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 036209


xvi, 208 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj tan w/black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels w/green-black lettering. The volume provides maps of the Gettysburg area, alphabetical list of hospital sites, and summary of events. There were nearly twenty-six thousand men who were wounded in the three-day battle of Gettysburg. Of the injured combatants, almost 21,000 were left behind by the two armies, in and around the small village of 2,400 civilians... View more info

Research in the Effects and Influences of the Nuclear Bomb Test Explosions : Vol 1

By: Committee for Compilation of Report on Research in the Effects of Radioactivity

Price: $82.88

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Japan Society for the promotion of Science: 1956

Seller ID: 032736


823 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine. The book contains sections on meterology, physics, chemistry, genetics, agriculture, fisheries science, economics, and medical science. This was research that was based on the effects and influences of the Bikini Atoll Test and also on the aftereffects of the atomic bomb sufferers in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ex-library book, some wear at top & bottom of spine & edges, remnants of checkout labels on en... View more info

The Story of Albert Schweitzer - World Landmark Books #W-33

By: Daniel, Anita

Price: $8.46

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1957

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 050080


[8], 179 pp, [2 pg ads], tan clothcovered boards w/pink-dark green illustration & lettering on the front cover & spine, light green map endpapers w/dark green continents w/small brown illustrations, green stained top edge. This is # W-33 in the World Landmark series. The last two pages in book list to Landmark book #94 and to W-46. The authentic story of Dr. Albert Schweitzer who was a medical Missionary to Equatorial Africa. He built his own hospital on a small g... View more info

Dangerous Plants, Snakes, Arthropods and Marine Life : Toxicity and Treatment With Special Reference to the State of Texas

By: Ellis, Michael D.

Price: $33.79

Publisher: Hamilton, IL, Drug Intelligence Publications, Inc. 1978: 1978

Seller ID: 032558


xiv, 277 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/brown lettering & illustration, color illustrated photos in text. The book was developeed as a reference for physicians, veterinarians, and certain groups of paramedicatl personnel that are responsible for providing treatment for injuries due to encounters wtih dangerous organisms in the United States. View more info

Snakebite First Aid

By: Glass Jr. M.D., Thomas G.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Thomas G. Glass, Jr. M.D.: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 049914


[2], 26 pp, R-15, orange SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel w/black lettering. The booklet contains twelve color slides of snakes and snakebites. The author explains the cause of a snakebite, the effects of a snakebite, and what to do about a bite. First aid is care given to victim from the time of the bite to his arrival at a hospital or medical facility. Treatment for snakebite is the care given by a physician or his agent for the effects of the snakebi... View more info

For the Dead, for the Living

By: Gomez M.D., Efrain A.

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Roslyn Heights, NY, Libra Publishers, Inc.: 1982

Seller ID: 038073


180 pp, dark green boards w/gilt lettering, white dj w/brown-white pictorial front panel & photo of the author on the rear panel. The chronicle of a man who is an expert in his profession but yet unsure of himself and the world around him. He hears the story of Magno Rojas, a simple messtizo, mayor of a small village in the highalnds of Peru, who managed to cure social leprosy and cultural schizophrenia of his people. dj small chips at top and bottom of the spine. View more info

Taking Heart : The Inspiring Medical and Personal History of a Heart Tranplant Operation by a Texas Writer Who Lived Through It

By: Greene, A.C.

Price: $8.42

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032888


222 pp, quarterbound w/tan boards w/red cloth covered spine, dj tan w/dark blu-red lettering w/grey spine w/pink-grey lettering. A first person narrative of heart transplant of A. C. Greene. You go inside the hospital operating room, inside his own body and inside his heart and soul. The story ranges from science to mythology, from the physical to the spiritual, he reveals the pain and pride behind the "zipper", the foot-long scar down his chest. slight sun... View more info

Taking Heart : The Inspiring Medical and Personal History of a Heart Tranplant Operation by a Texas Writer Who Lived Through It

By: Greene, A.C.

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038895


222 pp, quarterbound w/tan boards w/red cloth covered spine, dj tan w/dark blu-red lettering w/grey spine w/pink-grey lettering. A first person narrative of heart transplant of A. C. Greene. You go inside the hospital operating room, inside his own body and inside his heart and soul. The story ranges from science to mythology, from the physical to the spiritual, he reveals the pain and pride behind the "zipper", the foot-long scar down his chest. slight sun... View more info

The Herb Doctor or Nature's Road to Health

By: Illinois Herb Company

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Illinois Herb Company:

Seller ID: 000501


Cicrca 1920's or 1930's. SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrations, pamphlet is 3" x 6-1/4". The pamphlet is a guide to the preparation of valuable botanical medicines for home use. Information on how to cure gall stone, round worms, tape worms, rickets, jaundice and other diseases w/herb teas. View more info

Doctors of the Old West : a Pictorial History of Medicine on the Frontier

By: Karolevitz, Robert F.

Price: $11.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 040646


192 pp, quarterbound w/dark brown papercovered boards w/brown cloth covered spine w/dark brown lettering on the spine, glossy brown dj w/wht-brown lettering and w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book presents the story of the country doctors, the railroad and military surgeons, the nurses and mid-wives who battled cholera epidemics, extracted arrowheads, delivered babies, patched scalps and gunshot wounds in a struggle to preserve life and health on the We... View more info