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Sammy Sawyer and What he Saw!, Pickering, Robt. L. (Written by); Wolo (Illustrated by)
21 Pickering, Robt. L. (Written by); Wolo (Illustrated by) Sammy Sawyer and What he Saw!
San Francisco Jenkel-Davidson Optical Company (1943) Second Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Children's story in which Little Sammy learns to wear eyeglasses; issuing company had 12 locations throughout the Bay Area. Green wraps, illustrations on each page using spot orange-brown.; 8-1/2" x 11-1/4"; [16] pp; Light edgewear to covers, first three pages have small spots of soiling, pages have light handling wear, otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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SEX & CHARACTER Authorized Translation from the Sixth German Edition, Weininger, Otto
22 Weininger, Otto SEX & CHARACTER Authorized Translation from the Sixth German Edition
London and New York William Heinemann and G. P. Putnam's Sons 1906 Not First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth, gilt titling, tissue guarded frontispiece portrait of author. Popular Edition, printed August, 1906. First printing was February, 1906. ; 6 x 9"; xxii, 349 pp; Minor cover wear including fading to spine, corner bumping, loss of board sheen on the top part of the front board, and a bit of fraying at the top of the spine, endpapers are slightly discolored. Solid hinges, no writing and little page wear. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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SLEEP! The Secret of Greater Power and Achievement -- With 101 Tips from Famous People, Giles, Ray
23 Giles, Ray SLEEP! The Secret of Greater Power and Achievement -- With 101 Tips from Famous People
New York Books, Inc. 1944 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Brown cloth with black lettering to front cover and spine, with illustratio ns by the author. Yellow dust jacket with black lettering. Though this book is marked First Edition on the copyright page, an earlier edition was produced by The Bobbs-Merrill Company with this copy also having their earlier 1938 copyright. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"; 290 pp; Light wear to covers, binding square, paper toned, no inscriptions, pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket lightly soiled and worn with small losses along edges, protected by mylar cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Technique of Relaxation: Self-relaxation, Kleinsorge, Dr. Hellmuth and Dr. Gerhard Klumbies
24 Kleinsorge, Dr. Hellmuth and Dr. Gerhard Klumbies Technique of Relaxation: Self-relaxation
Bristol John Wright & Sons Ltd. 1964 No edition noted Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Green cloth with black lettering to front, With 1 Record and 6 Illustration s. Translated by R. Lumsden Walker. Describes using doctor-led autogenic training. ; 7-1/4" Square; vi, 60 pp; Slight cover wear, solid binding, clean and unmarked within. Record is present and appears clean and without apparent scratches. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY, What It Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It. In Three Partitions. With Their Several Sections, Members, and Subsections, Philosophically, Medically, Historically Opened and Cut Up., Democritus Junior [Psued. of Rev. Robert Burton (1577-1640)]
25 Democritus Junior [Psued. of Rev. Robert Burton (1577-1640)] The ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY, What It Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It. In Three Partitions. With Their Several Sections, Members, and Subsections, Philosophically, Medically, Historically Opened and Cut Up.
New York A. C. Armstrong and Son 1880 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
With a satirical preface ... A New Edition, corrected, and enriched by translations of the numerous classical exrtacts. Set, complete in three volumes uniformly bound with matching leather spines and corners, spines with gilt-lettered brown and blue labels and gilt decorations, all page edges marbled, marbled endpapers, Volume I with reproduction of engraved frontipiece from Sixth Edition. Heavy, extra for international postage.; 5-1/4" x 7-1/2"; 500+467+514 pp; A nicely preserved set with but minor faults. All volumes have small rubbed areas and light edgewear, Volume III (only) with 1" sunned area across top of front board. Hinges are without wear. A few pages with minor corner wear; no ownership inscriptions, clean and unmarked pages. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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26 Warren, Samuel, D.C.L. F.R.S., Charles Wells Moulton (General Editor). The Diary of a Late Physician: Being a New Edition of Selected Passages The Doctor's Recreation Series, Volume Six.
New York, Akron, O. and Chicago Saalfield Publishing Co. 1905 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A follow-on to the earlier Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician by Samuel Warren. All volumes in series are brown cloth, spine titled in gilt with art nouveau decoration in green, top edge gilt, remaining edges uncut, decorative endpapers, frontispiece and 3 additional plates are b&w illustrations with titled tissue guards. ; 7 x 10"; 379 pp; Very light cover wear apart from a small piece of cloth missing at spine top, tiny spot on title page, a few pages opened roughly, otherwise a very nice copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Hands of Dr. Locke, Beach, Rex
27 Beach, Rex The Hands of Dr. Locke
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1934 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Uncommon non-fiction work by Beach, inspired by his treatment for fallen arches by a healer from Williamsburg (near Ottawa, Canada) named Dr. Mahlon William Locke. Light green paper boards, black cloth spine, frontispiece is b&w portrait of Locke, two additional full-page b&w plates. ; 5" x 7-1/2"; 56 pp; Board edges lightly worn and toned, wear to corners and top/bottom of spine, solid binding, paper toned, no tears or writing, pp 37-8 with creased corner. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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28 Sotbene, Oswold (editor), Charles Wells Moulton (General Editor). The Shrine of Aesculapius. The Doctor's Recreation Series, Volume Nine.
New York, Akron, O. and Chicago Saalfield Publishing Co. 1905 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Separate readings by various authors on ethics, morality, practice of medicine, etc All volumes in series are brown cloth, spine titled in gilt with art nouveau decoration in green, top edge gilt, remaining edges uncut, decorative endpapers, frontispiece and 3 additional plates are b&w illustrations with titled tissue guards. ; 7 x 10"; 277 pp; Upper right corner is quite bumped affecting both boards and pages, minor board wear otherwise, and internally very nice apart from the bumped corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Story of Psychosomatic Medicine #3 / Franz Alexander: physiologic concomitants of psychic conflict, Roche Laboratories
29 Roche Laboratories The Story of Psychosomatic Medicine #3 / Franz Alexander: physiologic concomitants of psychic conflict
Nutley, New Jersey Roche Laboratories [1969] Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stiff wraps, stapled, cover illustration in brown and lavendar, illustratio ns within use spot colors, also includes b&w photos. Discusses the work of Alexander; last 7 pp tell The story of Valium (Diazepan). Undated as a publication, the section on Valium is issued 1969.; 7" x 8-1/4"; 27 pp; One from the series by Roche, other titles are located within OCLC (with but one or two copies found) though not this one. ; Toning to part of rear cover, light edgewear, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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THE TELEO-MECHANICS OF NATURE or The Source, Nature and Functions of Tthe Subconscious (Biologic) Minds from Scientific, Religious, Political and Medical Viewpoints, Wettstein, Hermann
30 Wettstein, Hermann THE TELEO-MECHANICS OF NATURE or The Source, Nature and Functions of Tthe Subconscious (Biologic) Minds from Scientific, Religious, Political and Medical Viewpoints
Fitzgerald, Georgia Fitzgerald Publishing Company 1911 Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Devoted to the Reconciliation of Science and Religion. Special Subjects: The Horrors of Vaccination. Temperance vs. Prohibition. Blue wraps, lettered front in black with red highlights, frontispiece portrait of author. Scanner does a poor job representing the blue tone of the cover. ; 5-3/4" x 8-1/2"; 293 pp; Covers worn and toned, prior owner name on FFEP and a few pages with underlining or brief notes, all in pencil, pages lightly worn at corners. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Tunnel Back: Synanon, Yablonsky, Lewis
31 Yablonsky, Lewis The Tunnel Back: Synanon
New York The Macmillan Company 1965 First Edition; Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A penetrating look at a community of ex-drug addicts who help one another through the exhausting experience of withdrawl and rehabilitation by using radical "haircutting" sessions in which members of the community probe their problems with savage candor. Blue cloth, silver spine lettering. Black dust wrapper, lettered in white. This copy has a presentation inscription penned and signed by the author on the FFEP.; 6" x 8-1/2"; xi, 403 pp; Slightly worn along the top and bottom edges, a few spots of light soiling, a few pages have brief comments or underlining-all are in pencil except one four line area that is highlighted . Jacket is little worn but soiled (esp. rear panel), in fresh mylar jacket. Solid hinges. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Vital Electric Healing, Farrar, Cyrus Stone
32 Farrar, Cyrus Stone Vital Electric Healing
Chicago, Ill. 1902 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Uncommon text addresses the science of life thought. Lavendar cloth, gilt lettering front, brown decorative endpapers. No notation of printing or publisher; OCLC records but 4 holdings including the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport.. ; 5-1/4" x 7-1/2"; 64 pp; Lightly bumped corners, spine sunned, endpapers have caused toning of adjacent leaves (including title page), rear endpaper with small loss at spine, rear hinge a bit tender. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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VITAMIN and MINERAL THERAPY Practical Manual, Funk, Casimir and H. E. Dubin
33 Funk, Casimir and H. E. Dubin VITAMIN and MINERAL THERAPY Practical Manual
New York U. S. Vitamin Corporation 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Green pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to front cover, portraits of each author surround title page, foreword by Walter H. Eddy "To Dr. Casimir Funk the world owes not only the name 'Vitamine," but the hypothesis whose development helped build our present knowledge of the relation of those substances to nutrition and health..." This copy bears an inked 1936 presentation inscription on the title page "hommage of the authors".; 6 x 9"; 94 pp; Casimir Funk authored earlier titles in the German language. ; Minor wear to the boards, sound binding, clean and unmarked within apart from the noted inscription. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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YELLOW FEVER, Reprinted from Oxford Medicine, September, 1939, Sawyer, W. A.
34 Sawyer, W. A. YELLOW FEVER, Reprinted from Oxford Medicine, September, 1939
New York Oxford University Press (1939) Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Overview of the disease, from Definition, History, Epidimiology, Etiology, Pathology, Symptomatology, Prognosis, Treatment and Prevention. The section on Prevention updates the vaccine discussion from initilal discovery into more common use. Stapled gray wraps. ; 6-3/4" x 10"; [20] pp; Wilbur Augustus Sawyer was one of the developers of the initial vaccine. The prior owner was R. H. Gilmore, author of a number of related titles. ; Slight rusting of staples, prior owner name on front cover, faint waterstaining limited to the margins, light toning mainly to rear cover at spine, a single small ink correction to text. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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YOUR DIET DOES IT, La Lanne, Jack (LaLanne)
35 La Lanne, Jack (LaLanne) YOUR DIET DOES IT
Oakland, California The La Lanne Institute of Physical Culture (1954) Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stapled self-wraps, front cover photo of La Lanne with vegetables and a juicer. $1 price, ad for other courses inside rear cover. 1954 copyright inside front cover, no other dates. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 23 pp; Covers slightly worn, two pages with marginal gray staining (possibly in the paper?), no tears or writing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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[CARDIAC SURGERY] labitems, Vol. 1, No. 1, Jan. 1951, The Emil Greiner Co.
36 The Emil Greiner Co. [CARDIAC SURGERY] labitems, Vol. 1, No. 1, Jan. 1951
New York The Emil Greiner Co. 1951 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
First issue of a newsletter devoted to the introduction of new scientific equipment. Includes text describing the company, article on use of the Cartesian Manostat in the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel. Primarily includes technical advertising for equipment including section of newly listed items. Laid in at front is NY Times reprint describing Heart-Lung Device Ready for Text Of Reviving Those Clinically Dead'. The reprint notes that one should See Page 27 for complete details on Vanton "flex-i-liner" Pumps. Stiff stapled wraps with blue illustrated cover, b&w illustrations within. ; 8-1/2" x 10-3/4"; 32 pp; Prior owner name stamped to front cover, light wear to spine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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[Multiple Sclerosis] Seeds of Light: Images of Healing, Self-Portraits, Hekking, Angelina Margaretha Antoinetta; Diane Di Prima (Foreword)
37 Hekking, Angelina Margaretha Antoinetta; Diane Di Prima (Foreword) [Multiple Sclerosis] Seeds of Light: Images of Healing, Self-Portraits
San Francisco, CA Angel Publishing 1990 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Some text, but chiefly b&w photographs which illustrate the emotional process of healing and coping with multiple sclerosis. Foreword describes the importance of T'ai Chi and the martial arts in the healing process. Gray cloth boards without lettering. White dust jacket with b&w photos to front and rear panels. This copy with a lengthy presentation inscription on a front flyleaf penned and signed by the author in 1990. ; 8-1/4" x 10-1/4"; Signed by Author; Little wear to book, solid binding, pages clean and unmarked apart from noted inscription. Jacket lightly soiled, lightly worn along edges, with thinned area on back cover (white on white), as where a price sticker was removed roughly, in clear protective cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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