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Andreucci, Ottavio. Del vajuolo e della sua profilassi cenni storici e pensamenti economoci-igienico-sanitari dell Avv. Ottavio Andreucci.
w.p.w.d., ca., 1870.p. ii,213-338pp. modern wrappers. Some mild browning, but in very good fine condition.
Rather scarce Italian work on the relation between hygienics and vaccination. offprint???
EUR 75.00

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Ankum, C.H. van Scheikundig onderzoek van Nederlandsche Wateren. Verhandeling uitgegeven door de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem. Met de gouden Medaille bekroond, in den jare 1852.
Haarlem, Erven Loosjes, 1853.iv, 120p, 2folding tables,blue boards, nice copy.
EUR 75.00

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Asmis, Eduard. Bedürfnisse und Befähigungen der Blinden
Charlottenburg, Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1863.viii, 160 p., 2 leaves of plates (1 plate in braille writing) : ill. ; 21 cm., original cloth, cloth slightly worn, else in a very good condition.
von Ed. Asmis. Mit dem Moon'schen Alphabet, seinen sieben Gruppen nebst einer Schriftprobe ... First edition. Amis was a blind vicar at Charlottenburg. "Ein Theil des Reinertrags wird zum Besten eines in Charlottenburg vom Verf. zu gründenden Asyls für erwachsene Blinde verwendet." Contents: 1. Wiliam Moon's Blindenschrift. II. Der Gesichtssinn im Verhältniss um Gehörsinn und Tastsinn. III. Der Blinde als Lehrer und Pfleger der Blinden. IV. Die erwachsenen Blinden.
EUR 150.00

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Bauwens, I. Geschiedenis en beschrijving der lijkbehandeling en rouwplechtigheden bij de meeste volken.
Brussel, Polleunis, 1888.- 1892, (iv),403 ,(iv),422 p. 2 vols. in 1. with 35 woodcut text ills. contemp. hfcl., very good copy
Scarce B.M.N.III.p. 42. The scarce history of funeral ceremony/ cremation and hygienics.
EUR 50.00

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Beneke, F.W. Die Altersdisposition. Ein Beitrag zur Physiologie und Pathologie der Einzelnen Altersstufen des Menschen. Erst Ausgabe.
Marburg, Elwert, 1879.94p, 3 folding plates, or.pr.wrps., wrps.loose, page 85 with a tear, uncut, some foxing
First edition. Hirsch I, p. 456; "Die Altersdisposition"Festschrift der medic. Facultät zum 50jähr. Professoren-Jubiläum v. Heusinger's 1879". Beneke was professor in the pathological Anatomy at the University of Marburg.
EUR 116.00

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Bienville, J.D.T. Verhandeling over de gewoone dwaalingen de gezondheid betreffende.
Utrecht, Paddenburg, 1777.xxvi, 268p. mod. cl.
B.M.N.I.p. 389 Wellcome II.p. 165.
EUR 225.00

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Blutvergiftigung Anatomisch-Hygienisch Wandtafelwerk. (Dr.Bauer, E.Fischer).
Leipzig, Verlag v. F.E. Wachsmuth ca., 1900.8 ills on 1 plt. Chromolithogr. ca. 90 x 60 cm. A (Biss durch eine Kreuzotter) upto and incl. H. (Wickel um ein Glied, an dem eine Blutvergiftigung aufgetreten ist.) Scarce and decorative.
EUR 225.00

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Bormans, Th. Répertoire belge de législation, dínstructions , de doctrine et de jurisprudence concernant la Médecine légale l'exercice de l'art de guérir et la police sanitaire ou code et commentaire des droits, privilèges, devoirs et obligations.
Bruxelles, Larcier, 1882.viii, 546p. original halfcloth over marbled boards.. a good/very good copy.
EUR 100.00

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Boudewyns or Boudewijns., Michaël. Dienstich ende ghenuchelijck tyt-verdryf voor siecken, om ghesont te worden, en voor ghesonde om niet sieck te zijn: handelende van alle die menschen de welcke in een sieck-huys van noode sijn, namentlijcke de sieck-maerten, ofte die hun dienen en bystaen : tot troost/ en onderwijs vanden krancken / beschreven in vloeyende reden, en tot lichter onthouden, en vermaeck vande selve, met veel fraeye kort-bondighe spreuken, geschiedenissen en dichtiens doorvlochte. door M.B
t'Antwerpen, By Francoys Fickaert, 1654.[24], 467, [1] p. contemporary vellum with ties. some mild browning and faint waterstaining, but in all in good/ very good condition. 12mo.
Lindeboom p. 236 :" Michiel Boudewijns practised medicine in Antwerp. He was a parish doctor and lectured anatomy and surgery. The latter function was espically created for him. He wrote 'Dienstlich Tijd-verdijf.' Rather scarce first and only edition". Sondervorst p. 111:" Zijn leerling Michiel Boudwijns onderwees er anatomie en chirurgie van 1662 tot 1682, en was medeauteur van de officiële farmacopee van Antwerpen, namelijk Pharmacie Galeni Chymica Antverpensis ( 1660). Rare work on hygienics , automedication and social medicine.
EUR 975.00

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  Buchan, W. Huislyke geneeskunde, of verhandeling over de verhoeding en geneezing van ziekten door Leevens-wyze en eenvoudige geneesmiddelen. Vert. Door J.E. Lyklama a Nyholt. Med. Doctor te Ysselstein. ( Rangaku).
Utrecht, G. van den Brink, 1775.xxiv, 810 pp. (lacks 2 pages of the preface some pages misbound.) artificial halfcalf over marbled boards., In very good condition
Heirs nr. 991 ( ed. 1784).: "Buchan gives simple and easily followed advice in this book and deals at considerable lenght with various matters that may affect the health, such as diet, ventilation, sleep, cleanliness, and infection. His remarks are of lasting value ." Miyasita nr. 215 :" Rampô sûki, translated and published by Komori Tôu in 1817. This work, written in Chinese characters, is a loose translation of Part Two of the Dutch of 1780 (This ed.) Nr. 216. 'Buchan ihôshûyô, translated by Otaka Gentetsu, date unknown. A manuscript kept in the Koishi Collection of Kyoto is a complete translation. (chapters 1-146 and prescriptions).
EUR 450.00

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Canstatt, C. De ziekten van den ouderdom en derzelver genezing. Uit het hoogduitsch Geriatrics in Dutch in 1842.
Amsterdam, Weytingh & v.d. Haart, 1842.ii, 298, ii, 279, ii, 190pp. with contemp. handwritten index. orig. halfcloth. spine gilt. lett. A very good copy.
3 volumes in 1. A very early book on geriatrics published in the Netherlands. Freeman Aging its history and literature p. 45 :" Canstatt in Germany published a work on geriatrics that was described as the best that ever had been written on the subject. It was a thorough aggregation of all of the facts logically considered that could contribute to the knowledge of old age. He tehorized that death of individual cells represented general molecular death of individual cells reperesented general molecular death that could not be replaced.".
EUR 750.00

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Cheyne, George, 1673-1743. Regles sur la santé et sur les moyens de prolonger la vie. Traduit de l'Anglois de M.Cheyne... par M ***.
Bruxelles, Jean Leonard, 1727.Seconde edition, révué. xvi,236, (xxiv)pp. 17 cm contemp. full cf. spine gilt. decor., with old owner's signature.
Second French ed. of 'An essay of health and long life'. Heirs no. 761 (Engl.ed.):" In this book, he sets forth his philosophy and rules for those , who desire to live a long and healthy life. Nuch of the commonplace advice he gives in these works was based upon his own hypochondria, gouty arthritis, and continual struggle with obesity- at one time he weighed over 440 pounds."
EUR 300.00

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Cohn, H. Die Hygiene des Auges in den Schulen.
Wien und Leipzig, 1883.vii,190pp. contemp. hfcl. ( spine worn, some stamps. browned).
Albert no 450 :" Cohn was a pioneer in advocating routine examniations of the eys of schoolchildren."
EUR 100.00

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Die Gesundheitspfleges des Volkes. Organ zur Belehrung für Jedermann. edited by Dr. J.Albu.
Berlin, Rubenow's Buchhandlung, 1872.Vol.III; 1 Jan. 1872 upto and incl. Sept. no. 17. 1872. (in all 17 issues). 4to. contemp. boards a bit worn.
EUR 29.00

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Dubois, E. De prise d'eau der Haarlemsche Waterleiding. Rapport uitgebracht aan Burgemeester en Wethouders van Bloemendaal.
Haarlem, 1909.30p. tabs. maps. folio. or. hfcl.
report by Dubois on drinking-water in the Haarlem Surroundings. D. was a famous Dutch geologist and anthropologist, who Discovered the Homo Erectus at Trinil , Java, in 1891.
EUR 225.00

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Duncker, H.C.J. Die physikalische Prüfung der Desinfektion mit Wasserdampf.
Berlin, 1892.61pp. with num. ills. or.offpr. pr.wrps.
EUR 58.00

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Duparc, H.M. De Blinden-Verzorging, benevens de Middelen tot hare Verbetering.
Amsterdam, Gebrs. Diederichs, 1853.xvi-152pp, or.pr.wrps., spine rep. (plastics), foxed, library stamps and ticket, dedicated copy
EUR 130.00

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Ficker, P.M. Prof. of hygienics at Berlin. Portrait.
ca., 1905.fine photoengr.portrait. folio. 1 page descriptive text.
EUR 44.00

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Franklin, Benjamin Ueber das Rauchen der Kamine und der Schornsteine, in einem Schreiben ... an Dr. Ingenhauί in Wien, aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von P. H. C. B[rodhagen].
Hamburg, C.E.Bohn, 1788.(ii-)116pp, 1 folding plate, contemp. hfcalf marm., red label and giltlett and dec. on spine, 8vo.
Engelmann S. 104 (gibt Hoffmann und Campe als Verleger an, die den Verlag von Bohn 1816 übernommen haben). - Schröder 464, 4. - Vgl. Poggendorff I, 793. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieses erstmals 1786 in den 'Transactions of the American Philosophical Society' veröffentlichten Aufsatzes. Franklin benennt darin neun Ursachen, warum Kaminrauch in die Wohnungen eindringt, anstatt durch den Schornstein abzuziehen und gibt Mittel zur Abhilfe an. - Mit einem Brief von Th. Ruston an Franklin sowie mit Ergänzungen aus der deutschen Literatur, zusammengestellt vom Übersetzer, dem Hamburger Gelehrten Brodhagen. - Die Tafel u. a. mit verschied. Schornsteinschächten und Luftzirkulationen. - D.S.B. V p. 137 :" He was always an advocate of fresh air and had many arguments in France with those who held the night air to be bad for health and who believed - then as now- in the evil effects of drafts." This is his scarce work on the chimney and the effects of it on health , infact it is an early work on hygienics and public health (occupational medicine). The is probably the first and only book edition as the original edition has been printed in a periodical.
EUR 1,750.00

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Geist, L. Klinik der Greisenkrankheiten.
Erlangen, Enke, 1860.xii,650,(i)p. contemp. hfcf. stamp. on titelp.
Hirsch II p. 709-10:"Artz in Nürnberg, wurde in 1834 Oberwundarzt des dortigen Kranken-Instituts, 1843 Hausarzt der Pfründner- Anstalt zum Heiligen Geist, 1855 aber Ordinarus der medicinischen Abtheilungg des städtlichen allgemeinen Krankenhauses. Eine wertvolle Arbeit von Ihm, für welche er das Material in der Pfründer-Anstalt, welche mehr als 300 alte Personen beherbergt, gesammelt hatte, war seine 'Klinik der Greisenkrankheiten'. An early and extausive textbook on geriatrics. Scarce.
EUR 375.00

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