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CORONER / MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE. 2 BOOKS.

by Shulman, Morton.

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Published
1975
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First Editions.
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9780889020177
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Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1975. 2 volumes by the crusading coroner and NDP member of the Ontario Legislature - 9 1/4" H. B&w political cartoons. 1. Coroner - 154 pp, 1975 first edition, ISBN 0889020175. "Dr. Shulman believed that the (Ontario Chief) coroner's job was not merely to determine the cause of unnatural deaths, but to take steps to… Read more
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image of FARRIERY IMPROVED: OR, A COMPLEAT TREATISE UPON THE ART OF FARRIERY.

FARRIERY IMPROVED: OR, A COMPLEAT TREATISE UPON THE ART OF FARRIERY.

by Bracken, Henry, M.D.

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Published
1773
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Fair
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Eleventh Edition.
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London: J. Rivington, et al., 1773. 363 pp, & Index (35 pp), 12 mo (approx. 7" H), full leather with five raised bands, red leather title label (gilt lettering) on spine. Title page preceded by front free endpaper (no half title page). Title continues: "Wherein is fully explain'd / The Nature, Structure, and Mechanism / of that Noble and Useful… Read more
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ADDRESSES DELIVERED BEFORE THE CANADIAN CLUB OF TORONTO. VOLUME XXXV. SEASON OF 1937-38. (PROCEEDINGS).

by Shackleton, Edward; Banting, Frederick, Sir; McMillan, Ernest, Sir; Sandwell, B.K.; Shih, Huh, Dr.; Scot, H.G., Capt.; Pickford, Alfred D., Sir; McNaughton, A.G.L., Maj. Gen.; Street, Arthur G.; Birkett, Norman; Simons, Hans, Dr.; Wilcox, Herbert; et al.

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Published
1938
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Toronto: Warwick Bro's and Rutter, 1938. 352 pp, 8 7/8" H, red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Addresses include: Farming in England, by Arthur G. Street; "The Rome Berlin Axis", by Dr. Hans Simons; The British Motion Picture Industry, by Mr. Herbert Wilcox and Miss Anna Neagle; The Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition, by Edward… Read more
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YOUR FIRST BABY! MODERN METHODS OF CARE AND FEEDING AND A PERSONALIZED BABY RECORD BOOK.

by Glemser, Louise Cripps. Introduction by Dr. Stanley S. Zipser.

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Published
1943
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Very Good-
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First Edition
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New York: A.S. Barnes, 1943. 90 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs. A mid-20th century manual on baby care, concluding with pages laid out for keeping your baby's records (not filled in), such as birth information, feeding, first photograph, health record, physical development, progress, snapshots, milestones, accomplishments, character development, habits, funny sayings.) Contents: Introduction; Before Baby Comes;… Read more
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image of THE WORKS OF THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHER, CONTAINING HIS COMPLETE MASTER-PIECE, AND FAMILY PHYSICIAN, HIS EXPERIENCED MIDWIFE, HIS BOOK OF PROBLEMS, AND REMARKS ON PHYSIOGNOMY.  TO THE ORIGINAL WORK IS ADDED, AN ESSAY ON MARRIAGE; ITS DUTIES AND ENJOYMENTS.

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High Holborn, London : J. Smith 352 pp, 5" H. Slightly faded maroon cloth (more so on spine) with black banding, bright gilt lettering and decoration (Victorian-style fairy) on spine, black banding and decoration of front and rear boards. All edges red. B&w plates, including frontispiece, decorated half-title page. This title was originally published in the… Read more
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MODELING FOR MOTHERHOOD: HEIR CONDITIONING THE MODERN MRS.

by Heinz, Doris Hale and Bolt, Katherine Smith. Foreword by Frederic M. Loomis, M.D.

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Published
1946
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Very Good-
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First Edition.
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1946. 74 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w line drawings (VERY 1940s!) by Doris Hale Heinz. "Underlying the amusing text and gay illustrations are sound advice and facts, carefully checked by prominent obstetricians. (This book) will guide you through the problems of pregnancy and start you off to becoming… Read more
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GATEWAYS OF HOPE: BEING GLIMPSES OF THE WORK OF THE MISSION TO LEPERS.

by

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Published
1937
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Very Good
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Revised Edition
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London: The Mission to the Lepers, 1937. 80 pp, 7 1/4" H. Sepiatone photographs, maps. Contents: Introduction; Early Years; India - On Northern Plains; India - West and South; From Burma to Malaya; China; Japan and Korea; Africa and Elsewhere; Among the Children; Medical Treatment; Conclusion; Appendices: The Mission to Lepers - Its Objects and Methods; How Supported;… Read more
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DARK BANQUET: BLOOD AND THE CURIOUS LIVES OF BLOOD-FEEDING CREATURES.

by Schutt, Bill.

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Published
2088
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ISBN
9780307381125
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New York: Harmony, 2088. 325 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w drawings. "(Z)oologist Bill Schutt takes readers on an entertaining voyage into the world of some of nature's strangest creatures - the sanguivores. Using a sharp eye and mordant wit, (he) makes a remarkably persuasive case that vampire bats, leeches, ticks, bed bugs, and other vampires are as deserving… Read more
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NURSERY NOURISHMENT.

by Buchanan, Margaret N. Foreword by Robert Hutchison.

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Published
1933
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Good
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First Edition
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London: Edward Arnold, 1933. 104 pp, 7 1/2" H. Orange cloth with black lettering on spine, black lettering/decoration of front board. An eary 20th century recipe book devoted to children's nutrition. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Soups; Fish Dishes; Meat Dishes; Vegetables; Sauces; Salad, Vegetable and Savoury Dishes; Nursery Puddings; Nursery Tea; Miscellaneous; Diet for Children; Specimen Meals; Index.… Read more
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A DOCTOR'S CALLING.

by Gibson, Morris.

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Published
1986
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780888945211
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Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1986. 224 pp, 9 1/4" H. "In this anecdotal recounting of his boyhood years, his experiences in medical school, where he met his wife Janet, also a doctor, and his service in the armed forces during World War II and after, Morris Gibson shows what life is like for a doctor at large. He… Read more
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THE EFFECTS OF FLIGHT: PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ASPECTS. FLIGHT PREPARATION TRAINING SERIES.

by

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: McGraw-Hill / Under supervision of Training Division, Bureau of Aeronautics, U.S. Navy, 1943. 126 pp, 7 5/8" H. Dark blue cloth with pale yellow/green lettering on spine and front board. B&w illustrations. Contents: Preface; Fitness for Flying; First Aid; Effects of Altitude; Effects of Accelerations; Sensations While Flying; Difficulties in Flight Training; Difficulties in… Read more
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THE FIRST TEN YEARS: THE STORY OF THE BEGINNING AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE PHYSICIANS' SERVICES INCORPORATED FOUNDATION DURING THE FIRST DECADE FROM 1970 TO 1980.

by Damude, Earl F. Preface by A.G. Allan, M.D.

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Published
1980
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969051107
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Toronto: Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation, 1980. 139 pp, 9 1/4" H. Compliments slip laid in. Contents: Preface; How it all Began; The End and the Beginning; How the Money is Invested; Where the Money Goes; Organization and Management; Case Histories: Introduction; Preventive Marriage Counselling; Obesity; Northbrook Community Health Centre; Safer Radiology; Dialysis for Schizophrenia; A Test for… Read more
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ROGUES, REBELS, AND GENIUSES: THE STORY OF CANADIAN MEDICINE.

by Jack, Donald. Forewords by Pierre Berton and Martin M. Hoffman, M.D.

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780385155755
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1981. 662 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "(A) lively and absorbing account of more than 400 years of medicine in Canada, from the Indian shamans to the present day. Canadian doctors have made an enormous contribution to world medicine - their achievements range from the discovery of insulin to the development of… Read more
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THE TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL, 1819-1965: A CHRONICLE.

by Cosbie, W.G.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780770511845
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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1975. 373 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "The story of the Toronto General Hospital is intimagely and inseparably associated with the development of the city of Toronto and the support of its citizens. Dr. Crosbie traces the history of the Hospital from its founding in York, through its humble facilities on… Read more
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CENTURY ONE: A HISTORY OF THE ONTARIO VETERINARY ASSOCIATION, 1874-1974.

by Evans, A. Margaret and Barker, C.A.V.

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
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Guelph, Ontario: Self-published, 1976. 516 pp, 9 1/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs. "Few people appreciate the significant contribution made by veterinarians to the economic importance of the livestock industry, the quality of small animals and the control of diseases affecting public health throughout Canada. The increasing value of such work is largely due to the efforts… Read more
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POX: AN AMERICAN HISTORY.

by Willrich, Michael.

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Published
2011
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First Edition
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9781594202865
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New York: Penguin Press, 2011. 422 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "At the turn of the last century, a powerful smallpox epidemic swept the United States from coast to coast. The age-old disease spread swiftly through an increasingly interconnected American landscape: from southern tobacco plantations to the dense immigrant neighborhoods of northern cities to… Read more
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EXTRA VIRGINITY: THE SUBLIME AND SCANDALOUS WORLD OF OLIVE OIL.

by Mueller, Tom.

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Published
2012
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780393070217
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New York: W.W. Norton, 2012. 238 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w and colour photographs. "For millenia, fresh olive oil has been one of life's necessities - not just as food but also as medicine, a beauty aid, and a vital element of religious rituals. Medical researchers today continue to confirm the remarkable, life-giving properties of true… Read more
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DOCTOR OLDS OF TWILLINGATE: PORTRAIT OF AN AMERICAN SURGEON IN NEWFOUNDLAND.

by Saunders, Gary L.

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Published
1997
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Third Printing
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9781550810929
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St. John's, Newfoundland: Breakwater, 1997. 367 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, illustrations. "John Olds grew up in Connecticut, sailed on Long Island Sound, played polo for Yale and went to medical school at Johns Hopkins. As a third year medical student he went on a summer's adventure to an unheard of hospital in the equally obscure town of Twillingate in… Read more
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DIVERS. FROM PIPER ALPHA TO THE GULF WAR.

by May, Jon.

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Published
1996
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ISBN
9780340649060
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London: Coronet / Hodder and Stoughton, 1996. 245 pp. B&w drawings. "Jon May is a paramedic who is also trained to control deep sea dive systems attached to the world's oil industry. This is his own true story, starting in the holocaust that was the Piper Alpha disaster and taking him from the North Sea to cleaning up offshore after… Read more
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CANADIAN FORCES MEDICAL SERVICE: INTRODUCTION TO ITS HISTORY & HERITAGE. SERVICE DE SANTE DES FORCES CANADIENNES: INTRODUCTION A SON HISTOIRE & A SON PATRIMOINE.

by Lanoue, Carole, editor. Colonel (Rtd) Peter Green; Colonel (Rtd) Frank Kellerman; Lt-Col. (Rtd) Christianne Charron; Chief Warrant Officer Michael McBride.

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Published
2003
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780662663973
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Ottawa: Director General Health Service, Canadian Forces Medical Group, 2003. 87 pp (English text), 89 pp (French text), 9" H. B&w and colour illustrations. Bilingual text sections. Contents: Foreword; Origins and Development of the Canadian Forces Medical Service; Medicine on the Battlefield; Vision, Mission, Values - Director General Health Service; Military Medical Ethics; Military Doctrine; The Geneva Conventions: The… Read more
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