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Pick Up the Pieces

By: "North 3-1" (pseud. for Emerson D. Owen)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17309

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[nice clean copy with minimal shelfwear, small light scuff mark to top edge (noticeable as whiteish mark on black topstain), one-time owner's signature on ffep, bookseller's label (Lewis & Sons, Denver) on rear pastedown; jacket shows light soiling, a few tiny tears, very slight paper loss at top of spine]. "For years [the author] was a patient in state asylums and private sanitariums for the insane. Now a successful business executive, he tells of his incredible c... View more info

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Perimenopausal and Geriatric Gynecology

By: Barber, Hugh R.K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Company: (c.1988)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17793

ISBN: 0-02-305880-3

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [minor bumping to top corners, very light wear at most other corners, internally bright and clean]. (B&W photos, diagrams) View more info

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The Conquest of Deafness: A History of the Long Struggle to Make Possible Normal Living to Those Handicapped by Lack of Normal Hearing [*SIGNED* with an interesting assocation]

By: Bender, Ruth E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Press of Western Reserve University: (c.1960)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19939

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dj


[light dampstain to both front and rear covers, several corners bumped and lightly frayed; jacket shows shallow chipping at edges, slight fading along spine and left edge of front panel, minor paper loss at spine ends]. (B&W plates) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author: "To Ann [sic] Bancroft / In appreciation of your / Magnificent performance / in The Miracle Worker / Ruth E. Binder / 1-11-61." The book is described as "the first really comprehensive study of... View more info

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Alcohol: Its Relation to Human Efficiency and Longevity

By: Fisk, Eugene Lyman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/London, Funk & Wagnalls: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4243

Condition: Good


(brown cloth; no dust jacket) [general overall wear, white lettering on front cover partially rubbed away, spine lettering completely rubbed off; binding in shape, text is clean]. "Authorized by The Life Extension Institute," of which the author was Medical Director, as well as "Reviewed and Criticised by Members of the Hygiene Reference Board and Approved by a Majority." Facing the title page is a one-page blurb about the Life Extension Institute (... View more info

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Infantile Paralysis and Cerebral Diplegia: Methods Used for the Restoration of Function

By: Kenny, Elizabeth ["Sister Kenny"]

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18276

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dj


[cloth faded at a couple of spots along bottom edge, moderate foxing to page edges, vintage bookseller's label (H.K. Lewis & Co. Ltd., Medical & Scientific Booksellers, London) on front pastedown; jacket browned at spine and edges, small tears at several corners with minor paper loss, light staining along bottom edge]. (B&W photographic plates) Elizabeth Kenny's pioneering and then-controversial treatise on infantile paralysis -- later to be known more familiarly as poli... View more info

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Atlas der Pathologischen Anatomie [Atlas of Pathological Anatomy]; eine sammlung typischer [etc.]

By: Rossle, (Dr.) Robert, and (Dr.) Kurt Apitz

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, George Thieme Verlag: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7035

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [moderate exterior wear, bumped corners, covers bowed outwards a bit, previous owner's signature on ffep but otherwise quite clean]. (B&W/color photographs) Text entirely in German, but the pictures transcend language -- and if you're a fan of tumors and growths, this is the book for you. Hundreds of photographs (the great majority in color) illustrate a truly mind-boggling array of diseased and/or misshapen internal organs: lungs, heart, intestines, lym... View more info

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My Steve Sax Connection: How a Hero Led an Abused Boy to Manhood

By: Waldman, Alan Bennett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Encino CA, Astor Street Publishing Corporation: (c.1990)

Edition: 1st (unstated)

Seller ID: 18317

ISBN: 0-9626298-1-2

Condition: Near Fine


[bright and tight, appears unread; as-new but for minor bumping here and there at edges]. Trade PB "This is the intimate story of a psychologically abused boy, who fulfilled his dream of writing his book to Steve Sax, his favorite major league baseball player. By envisioning his favorite player as his big brother, he promoted a positive identification, which helped him free his soul from his inner prison, confront his pain and become a man." Imagine if he'd pic... View more info