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The Dream of Eternal Life - Biomedicine, aging and immortality

By: Benecke, Mark

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia: 2002

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 15292

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 235mm x 157mm green hard card boards, gilt titles, first thus, ix prelims, 196pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with mininal wear, spine bumped, small sticker on front endpaper. Dustwrapper is clean with some wear at edges. In translation from the author's German by Rachel Rubenstein, this is an English edition of Benecke's fine review of the science of human ageing - and what might be done to slow or halt it. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: longev... View more info

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The Kama Sutra of Vatsyanana

By: Burton, Sir Richard ; Arbuthnot, F.F.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1980

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 5544

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 224mm x 132mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 296pp. Very Good/Good +++. Top corner of front board bumped. Block edges dusty, pages all clean. Dustwrapper has been handled occasionally but still bright with no shelfwear. Book Club edition of Burton's classic translation of the ancient Indian guide to love-making. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: Sutra, love, yoni View more info

The Fascinating Forties - A Book for the Over-Forties

By: Cartland, Barbara

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1954

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 14371

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 200m x 127mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 191pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Exterior bumped with spine faded and a little staining here and there, minimal wear to block edges, differential fading to endpapers, pages othewise clean The celebrated romantic novelist offers tips on healthy and happy living for middle-aged people, and not just society ladies like herself. Catalogue: Medical. Keywo... View more info

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Anatomy of Love - A Natural History of Mating, Marriage and Why we Stray

By: Fisher (Ph.D.), Helen

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Books:

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 15306

Condition: Good


Paperback, 209mm x 139mm , 431pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, with extensive highlighting and annotation to early chapters. Later print of 1994 paperback editon of scholarly review of the business of marriage, sex and love. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: sex, relations, infidelity, love View more info

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Sixty Years of Medical Defence

By: Forbes (M.B, CH.B., J.P.), Robert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Medical Defence Union:

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5529

Condition: Good +++


Book feels quite sturdy. Block a little tanned but pages all clean. No date given but surely 1946 or 1947 publication for book celebrating the first 60 years of the professional body protecting doctors involved in legal cases. plus appendix/appendicies, View more info

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Joey Green's Amazing Kitchen Cures

By: Green, Joey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rodale: 2002

Seller ID: 14782

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 238mm x 167mm decorated boards, xii prelims, 369pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean with minimal wear. US publication which offers "1,150 ways to prevent and cure common ailments with brand-name products" by the author of "Magic Brands." Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: blister, sore, wrinkle, pain View more info

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How and Why We Age

By: Hayflick (Ph.D.), Leonard

Price: £4.75

Publisher: New York, Ballantyne Books: 1996

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14399

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 210mm x 142mm , xxxii prelims, 377pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, edges darkened, spine creased, some highlights and notes to opening chapters. Small sticker on spine. Softcover edition of Dr. Hayflick's excellent guide to the facts - and myth - associated with aging. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: longevity, melatonin, 120, biology View more info

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The Roots of Dentistry

By: Hillam, Christine (ed)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, British Dental Association: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16379

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 209mm x 147mm , 73pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is bright and clean with little or no wear, half-title clipped at top. An attractive little volume which offers a brief yet informative history of dentistry from antiquity to modernity, illustrated throughout. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: teeth, medical, hygiene, extraction View more info

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Touched with Fire - Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament

By: Jamison, Kay Redfield

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press Paperback: 1994

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16410

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 214mm x 138mm , xii prelims, 370pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read and has light highlighting and isolated inscriptions, but clean overall. A psychiatrist's account of the relation between manic-depressive illness and artistic achievement, especially amongst poets. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: Byron, Ruskin, genius, suicide View more info

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Journey to Freedom - 13 quantum leaps for the soul

By: Kenton, Leslie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thorsons: 1999

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16378

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 208mm x 197mm , viii prelims, 360pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is a little bumped and worn but still clean with no creasing. Softcover edition of 1998 self-help guide which "explores the power of shamanism and shows you how to do it." Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: shaman, alternative, therapy, spirit View more info

Sexual Behavior in the Human Male

By: Kinsey, Alfred C.; Pomeroy, Wardell B.; Martin Clyde E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & London, W.B. Saunders: 1948

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 16642

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 235mm x 154mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 8th impression, , xv prelims, 804pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been handled over years but still clean overall. Spine bumped, some small indentations to front board, block edges just a little grubby, pages unmarked. Early print of the controversial study of male sexual behavior which stunned a still-prudish post-war world and whose claims and methods concerning c... View more info

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Window on Russia - A Doctor in the U.S.S.R.

By: Miller, Maurice S.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Lawrence & Wishart: 1956

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9666

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 186mm x 124mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 102+pp. plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean, top block edge dusty, no other obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has been handled, with wear and some chipping to edges. An honest and balanced account of a British doctor's experience of work in the Soviet Union in the autumn of 1955, with 8 plate pages of his own photographs. Catalogue: Medical. ... View more info

Medicines - A Guide for Everybody

By: Parish, Peter

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1984

Edition: fifth edition

Seller ID: 11485

Condition: Fair


Paperback, 197mm x 127mm , 636pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Paperback has been much read over years - bumped and worn with spine creased, block edges darkened with stain to right edge. Fifth edition of Penguin Reference guide to medications and their use in treatment of medical conditions. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: medicine, pharmacology, drugs, chemist View more info

Experiments With Handwriting

By: Saudek, Robert

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1928

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16661

Condition: Good


Hardback, 247mm x 165mm blue cloth boards, cream titles, first edition, 395pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, block edges ragged and grubby from handling, pages generally tanned with some light foxing, text otherwise clean. Pamphlet supplement secured inside rear inner board is clean with just a little right edge creasing towards rear. An exposition of fundamental laws of handwriting analysis, seriously detailed with a 64-page... View more info

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A Savage Enquiry - Who controls childbirth?

By: Savage, Wendy

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Virago: 1986

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14436

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 197mm x 127mm , xvii prelims, 189+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, light wear to edges, spine creased. An English obstretician reflects on her suspension from duty in 1985 and later reinstatement after a high-profile enquiry which raised profound issues concerning maternal responsibilities and rights in childbirth. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: childbirth, consultant, medical, legal View more info

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Brain Lock - Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

By: Schwartz (M.D.), Jeffrey M.; Bayette, Beverly

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2009

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16404

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 204mm x 135mm , xxxvi prelims, 219pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with light wear from handling, no creasing. Later print of guide for OCD sufferers which offers "a Four-Step Self-Treatment Method to Change Your Brain Chemistry." Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: OCD, therapy, self-help, affective View more info

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Simpson the Obstetrician - a biography

By: Simpson, Myrtle

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1972

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15291

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 22cm x 14cm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 304+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Book has been well read, block edges worn with some foxing, ends of spine faded. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn at edges, spine colour faded. Biography of James Young Simpson - a pioneering 19th century physician, gynaecologist and ancestor of the author's husband. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: medicine, ether, surgery, childbirth View more info

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Why Therapy Doesn’t Work and what we should do about it

By: Smail, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Robinson: 2001

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14434

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 195mm x 128mm , xiii prelims, 458pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, some wear around edges, spine creased, pages clean. Smail's previously published "Illusion and Reality" and "Taking Care" combined in one volume with a new Introduction, offering an effective critique of mainstream therapeutic counselling, with alternative approaches. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: talking, illusion, reality, anxiety View more info

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In a Harley Street Mirror

By: Stevenson, R. Scott

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1951

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 5514

Condition: Good


Hardback, 223mm x 142mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 278pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/Good. Inscribed by author. Top of front board is faded. Block edges dusty. Book feels tight and solid. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear with 2cm tear to base of front. A top Harley Street doctor tells some intiguing tales of life as a practicioner to well-heeled and celebrity patients. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: medical, harley, ... View more info

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Overcoming Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

By: Veale, David ; Willson, Rob

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Robinson: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16406

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 196mm x 129mm , xxi prelims, 451pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with minimal wear. A practical and proven guide for those with OCD and those who care for them. Catalogue: Medical. Keywords: OCD, affective, psychological, cognitive View more info

Food in Health and Disease

By: Yeo (M.D., F.R.C.P.), I. Burney

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1896

Edition: second edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 16349

Condition: Good


Hardback, 190mm x 124mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, viii prelims, 592pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been read over years, light wear fom handling, corners bumped, boards faded in places, light foxing to block edges and opening/closing pages, clean overall. Revised edition of science-heavy 1889 guide to food, nutrition, diet and health. Catalogue: Medical. Keywo... View more info