English Physician Enlarged with Medicines Makde of English Herbes That Were Not in Any Impression Until This
London: E. Ballard, 1775. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 8vo. 1775. (12) 387 (9). ESTC T136153. c.p. Disbound in orginal full calf. Pages browned with some creasing to corners. Boards and spine worn. Images available on request. (Book ref. 21128) £35.00
HEAL YOUR CAT The Natural Way
London. Mitchell Beazley. 1997. Hardback. 128 pages. Colour illustrations. Fine in illustrated boards, in a fine d.w. with some uneven yellowing to dust cover due to age and shelf exposure. Ex shop stock. Unread book. ISBN: 1-85732-812-4. (Book ref. 6257) £9.95
Homeopathic Medicines for Pregnancy and Childbirth
Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: North Atlantic Books, 1992. Paperback. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 1556431376 Homeopathy offers a useful alternative set of medications for the childbearing cycle. The book offers an introduction to the philosophy and practice of homeopathy, as well as case presentations of successful homeopathic treatments for mother and child, including labor pain, teething, depression, irritability, and marital discord. 288pp. N.B. Corners slightly bumped. (Book ref. 028119) £7.50
HINTS TO MOTHERS ON THE TREATMENT OF THEIR CHILDREN
LONDON: JOHN STEEDMAN & CO. Soft Back. VG. 115x90mm Approx Limp red cloth with black lettering to front and advert to rear panel. 64pp. all edges stained red. 4pp b/w photos printed on art paper of babies and children glowing with health and ostensibly submitted by delighted mothers who have used the company's product. Undated 5th Edition Circa 1900's. Booklett giving advice on many complaints of babies and young children and promoting the administration of "Steedman's Soothing Powders " for their efficacious treatment. A charming example of advertising ephemera of a bygone age. VG ( A little foxing to end papers else little sign of wear, previous owner use or shelf soiling). See our image of the actual book offered for sale. (Book ref. 10661) £5.00
The Herbal Drugstore : The Best Natural Alternatives to Over-the-Counter and Prescription Medicines!;
Rodale, Emmaus, Pennsylvania, 2000; 3rd impression. Hardback. Nr fine condition. xiii, 609pp with black/white illustrations. Laminated decorated covers. . (Book ref. 16824) £8.00
The New Science of Healing or the Doctorine of the Unity of Diseases forming the Basis of a Uniform Method of Cure, Without Medicines and Without Operations. An Instructor and Adviser for the Healthy and the Sick;
London, Williams & Norgate (Leipsic), 1904; Original Hardback. Eighteenth authorized English Edition, translated from the thoroughly revised and greatly enlarged 100th German Jubilee-Edition by Kenneth Romanes. Very good/ No dust jacket. x, 460pp with portrait steel-engraving frontis. plus numerous illustrations in the text and 4pp publishers ads. Paterned endpapers. Green lightly scuffed covers with gilt title on front & spine with black floral decoration. All edges red. (Book ref. 18753) £28.00
A Treatise on Pharmacy: Designed as a Text-Book for the Student, and as a Guide for the Physician and Pharmacist, Containing the Officinal and Many Unofficinal Formulas, and Numerous Examples of Extemporaneous Prescriptions
London: Baillière, Tindall and Cox, 1874. 4th Edition. Half-Leather. Fair. xvi 977 pp, illustrated by 280 sketches and diagrams; index, marbled endpapers and page edges. The book is bound in green pebbled cloth with black leather back-strip (five bands) and corners. The Fourth Edition was enlarged and thoroughly revised by Thomas Wiegand. The covers and spine are worn, the front hinge is broken and the rear hinge is cracked. The text-block is in sound and clean condition, however. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown, a handwritten inscription on one of the front endpapers, "W P Parry, Ceiri, Deiniol Road, Bangor" and a small ink stamp on the title page, "T Webster MPS, Chemist, Bangor". This book will weigh about 1750 grams when it is packed, so extra postage will be needed if it is sent overseas. Digital images of this book can be sent by e-mail if this is requested. (Book ref. 008474) £65.00
Healing Threads, Traditional Medicines of the Highlands and Islands
Edinburgh, Polygon, 2004 Paperback edition in mint condition, no dustjacket. (Book ref 4075) (Book ref. 2183) £16.00
Sixty-Fourth REPORT of the COMMISSIONERS of His Majesty's INLAND REVENUE. For the Year ended 31st March, 1921.
London: HMSO, 1922. 163pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmnd.1436. Neat number marking. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158138) £12.00
Culpeper's Complete Herbal Consisting of a Comprehensive Description of Nearly All Herbs with Their Medicinal Properties and Directions for Compounding the Medicines Extracted from Them
London: W. Foulsham, no date 1st. ed. thus HBK +d/w. Index 430pp. + colour plates of 117 herbs. Jacket small tear foot front, price clipped. O/w VG/G+. (Book ref. 10120) £7.50
Domestic Medicine Or, A Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of Diseases by Regi,men and Simple Medicines With An Appendix Containing a Dispensatory for the Use of Private Practioners.
London: A. Strahan et al, 1791 8vo Full Calf 12th Edn. xxxii, 716 pp. [Index] Covers well rubbed; split in backstrip; frequent dustmarking; staining to final leaves. (Book ref. 35597) £75.00
The English Physician enlarged with three hundred and sixty-nine medicines ; made of English herbs, that were not in any impression until this. Being an astrologo-physical discourse of the vulgar herbs of this nation …
London : Printed for the booksellers,, 1799 Pages xii, 348, large 12mo, contemporary sheep, gilt ruled spine, with label, gilt : wanting a front blank flyleaf and with just a little wear at the headbands : a very good to nice copy of a type of book usually found 'read to pieces'. Henrey I.240 No.102. Of this edition ESTC locates L and Lrcp copies in UK and nine in USA. 1799 (Book ref. 14513) £225.00
The London Practice of Physic: Wherein the definition and symptoms of diseases, with the present method of cure, are clearly laid down. With proper tables, exhibiting the doses of medicines, and the Quantity of Purgatives, Opiates, and Mercurials, in the Compositions of the London Dispensatory; and complete index of the diseases. The whole calculated for the General Use of Young Practitioners.
Printed for W. Johnston and G. Robinson. 1773. Second Edition, with large additions and amendments, xii,400,pp., with the suggested author’s name of James Bogle French supplied in ink in a cont. hand, cont. calf, expertly re-backed with orig. spine laid-down, morocco label to spine, a nice copy. (Book ref. 25923) £138.00
PACK UP YOUR MEDICINES An Account of the Work of Pharmacists in the Services During the Second World War
Purnvic Books, 1998. 1st edn signed by author on title page. 8vo. Original gilt lettered blue cloth (Fine), dustwrapper (near Fine). Pp. 414 (small sticker pasted to front endpaper; no other inscriptions), illus with b&w photos and maps. (Book ref. 52830) £22.00
REPORT of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Inland Revenue on the INLAND REVENUE for the Year ended 31st March 1972 HUNDRED and FIFTEENTH REPORT.
London: HMSO, 1972. v pp + 77pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmnd.5168. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 156960) £8.00
Culpeper's Herbal: The English Physician Enlarged
London: The Folio Society, 2007. First thus. Fine large-format HB in olive/gilt cloth boards with silk headbands, in fine slipcase. 361pp plus intro by Richard Mabey. Includes numerous superb colour plates from Elizabeth Blackwell's "Curious Herbal" of 1737. As new. (Book ref. 65207) £30.00
The New London Cookery: Adapted to the Use of Private Families
London: Joseph Smith, no date, c 1838. 9th edition, "greatly augmented and improved". Fair, pocket-size HB (5.25" x 3.25") in publisher's original, slightly grubby maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped design, gilt decoration on spine. Ffep removed, bottom edge torn off reps. 579pp with index, plus 4-page preface, 4 b/w plates and 1 fold-out plate. Hundreds of recipes, plus Management of the Kitchen Garden and recipes for medicines and household cleaners. Binding tight. (Book ref. 65150) £120.00
AN ACCOUNT OF SOME EXPERIMENTS... ON MRS. STEPHEN'S MEDICINES FOR DISSOLVING THE STONE.
n.d. (circa 1740) 70pp. lge. 8vo. Fold. plate. Recent boards. Stained throughout. Title remounted. SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 823) £140.00
Domestic Medicine: Or, a Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of Diseases, By Regimen and Simple Medicines with an Appendix Containing Dispensatory for the Use of Private Practitioners
1826. 22nd. edn. with cons. additions. "660pp large octavo. Sl. worn pub. cloth & boards, uncut. Internally fine. * .First published in 1769, Buchan's Treatise rapidly became the foremost ""home"" medical book in Great Britain and the US, selling 80, 000 copies during his lifetime and going through over 100 editions. As a physician, Buchan was far ahead of his contemporaries, in realising the importance of basic hygiene and nutrition to public health and the capacity of ordinary people to treat their own disorders" SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 380) £260.00
Recipes for Medicines.
n.d. (circa Early 19C?) Qto. Handwritten. 1/4-cloth & marbled boards. Some wear. SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 35) £220.00