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1 Anonymous (editor) (Laurence Currier; Clyde Sanfield; Christine Papandreou; Marvin Jaffe; John Hannum; William McCaw; Fred Lewis; Robert Perry) WHY DO WE ACT LIKE PEOPLE - Eight Psychiatrists Hold a Mirror to You
United States The Mount Airy Foundation 1964 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
62 pp. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edgewear; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface by Mrs. Frank W. Stead; Introduction by Laurence Currier; Who Is Normal by Laurence Currier; Psychosomatic Illness by Clyde Sanfield; Is Love Enough by Christine Papandreou; Adolescents - the Headache Band by Marvin Jaffe; Personality Disorders by John Hannum; Schizophrenia by William McCaw; Treatment in Psychiatry by Fred Lewis; and Frantic Executives and Frazzled Spouses by Robert Perry. 
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2 Anonymous (editor) (Laurence Currier; Warren H. Walker; Hewitt F. Ryan; Charles C. Titus; Elliott N. Fortescue; John L. Lightburn; Ralph J. Warren) INVOLVEMENT IS HAPPINESS - Are You In or Out
United States The Mount Airy Foundation 1969 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
62 pp. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edgewear; no interior markings. Written by doctors, the Contents are: Preface by Mrs. Reginal S. Carey; Introduction by Laurence Currier; So You Think You Are Normal by Warren H. Walker; The Psychology of Prejudice - What Is Prejudice Doing to Us by Laurence M. Currier; Our World Full of Feat - How Can We Cope With It by Hewitt F. Ryan; Gaposis - Should the Generation Gap Be Zipped Up by Charles C. Titus; Programmed Society - What Is It Doing to People by Elliott N. Fortescue; Treating Mental Illness - Progress and Puzzle by John L. Lightburn; and Leisure Time - Asset or Liability by Ralph J. Warren. 
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3 Binchy, Maeve ACHES AND PAINS
Toronto McArthur and Company 1999 1552780996 / 9781552780992 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Wendy Shea; 
79 pp. Light wear with a crease on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Wendy Shea. The author calls this a survival manual, nannyish advice about how to muddle through a time of aches and pains. A cheer-up book for when things could be a bit better. 
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4 Brandt, Kenneth D. DIAGNOSIS AND NONSURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS
Caddo, Oklahoma Professional Communications 1996 1884735096 / 9781884735097 First Edition Paperback Very Good 12mo 
(viii) 225 pp. Light edgewear with some faint creasing on the upper right of the front cover and a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. The Contents are: General Information: Definition of Osteoarthritis; Epidemiology; Pathology; Pathogenesis; Diagnosis: Clinical Features; Pitfalls in the Diagnosis of OA; Synovial Fluid Analysis; Radiography; Bone Scintigraphy; Therapy: Nonmedicinal Therapy; Pharmacologic Managment of OA; Alternative Therapies; Surgical Intervention; Disease-modifying Drugs for OA; and Conclusion: A Rational Strategy for Management of OA. 
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5 Brown, Mark EMERGENCY - True Stories from the Nation's ERs
New York Villard Books 1996 067944839X / 9780679448396 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xv) 221 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. This contains far too many stories to list them all but some of the highlights are: Trauma Center by Jerry Balentine; The Children of St Barnard's by Tracey Goessel; Evidence Collection in the Emergency Room by Keith N. Byler; Treasure Hunt by William Maloney; Hard to Swallow by Randal P. DeFelice; Please Take a Number by Stephen J. Payne; A Bloody Mess by Lawrence M. Linett; Damsel in Distress by Brenda Hill; Unsafe Sex by Denise Abadie; The Grapes of Wrath by Barbara Nutini; Colostomy by Richard A. Oyler; Doggie Style by Carmen Diaz; Plastic Surgery by Donald Graham; A Little Prick by Michael S. Zbiegien; Communicating in the ER by Rhonda L. Perry; and many, many more. 
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6 Dembe, Elaine PASSIONATE LONGEVITY - The 10 Secrets to Growing Younger
Toronto Macmillan Canada 1995 0771573022 / 9780771573026 First Soft Cover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
(iv) 233 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed by Elaine Dembe on the title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Tenacity; Sociability; Productivity; Unity; Mobility; Vitality; Responsibility; Creativity; Flexibility; and Spirituality; followed by an index. 
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7 Dextreit, Raymond (translated by Michel Abehsera) OUR EARTH OUR CURE
Brooklyn, New York Swan House Publishing 1974 0013010073 First American Edition Paperback Very Good 4to Judith Abinun; 
203 pp. Oversized softcover format. Edge and corner wear with some rubbing on the covers and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Judith Abinun. The Contents are: Foreword; A Letter from Massachusetts; The Living Earth; Seven of Nature's Marvels; Preparing Herbs for Healing; The Liver; The Blood Circulation; Digestion; The Elimination Channels; Let Us Breathe; The Nervous System; The Tree of Life; Getting Rid of Pain; The Sugar Disease; Three Manifestations of Deficiency; Visual Troubles; Women's Ailments; Taking Care of the Skin; Some Children's Diseases; The Ear; Losing Weight in Good Health; Cancer; A Few Tips on First Aid; Additional Uses of Clay; and Buyer's Guide. 
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8 Fragen, Ronald A. MD BETTER THAN EVER - Cosmetic Surgery for You
Palm Springs, California Fragen Center for Cosmetic Surgery 1988 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(v) 135 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; some ink marks on the front endpaper. The Contents are: Welcome to the World of Cosmetic Surgery: Selecting a Surgeon; Fees; About Surgery; Risks; Facelift; Mini Facelift; Brow Lift; Cheek Implants; Eyelid Surgery; Chemical Peel; Dermabrasion; Chemo-abrasion Collagen Injection; Fat Extraction and Fat Injection; Eyeliner; Correction of Drooping Upper Lip; Hair Transplants; Nose Surgery; Chin Surgery; Jaw Surgery; Surgery for Protruding Eyes; Liposuction; Tummy Tuck; Breast Enlargement; Breast Reduction; Breast Uplift; Mastectomy: Male Breast Reduction; and Life After Cosmetic Surgery. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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9 Freud, Sigmund (translated by Joan Riviere) (revised and edited by James Strachey) CIVILIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS
London The Hogarth Press 1979 070120110X / 9780701201104 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xiii) 94 pp. The International Psycho-Analytical Library 17. Red boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; sticker ghost on the lower right corner of the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. This contains: Editorial Note by M. Masud R. Khan; Editor's Introduction; Civilization and its Discontents; List of Abbreviations; Bibliography and Author Index; and General Index. 
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10 Haggard, Howard W. DEVILS DRUGS AND DOCTORS - The Story of the Science of Healing from Medicine Man to Doctor
New York Pocket Books 1946 First Paperback Printing Paperback Good Only 
(xvii) 427 pp. Pocket Book 379. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the covers and spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. The Chapters are: The Conquest of Death at Birth: Childbirth and Civilization; Sairey Gamps and the Midmen; The Compassion of Peter Chamberlen; A Gentleman with Clean Hands May Carry the Disease. The Story of Anesthesia: In Sorrow Thou Shalt Bring Forth Children. The Progress of Surgery: Making an Anatomy; The Greatest Surgeon. The Passing of Plague and Pestilence: The Black Death; Pestilence and Personal Liberty; Pestilence and Moralists; The Medical Thread in the Moral Snarl. The Healing Art: The Halt the Lamb and the Blind; White Magic and Black; A Drug on the Market; The Turning Point; Toward a Better Civilization. And Medicine Through the Ages: Civilization and Medicine; followed by an index. 
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11 Hardy, William G. (re: Alexander Graham Bell) BELL RESOUNDING - The Alexander Graham Bell Lecture Series
Northampton, Massachusetts The Clarke School for the Deaf 1976 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
20 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The Alexander Graham Bell Lecture Series was initiated by the Clarke School Board of Trustees to recognise significant work done in the field of deafness and related areas, to encourage continuing interest and effort on the part of those currently involved and to stimulate new participation. 
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12 Humphry, Derek (foreword by Betty Rollin) FINAL EXIT - The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying
Eugene, Oregon The Hemlock Society 1991 0960603034 / 9780960603039 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
192 pp. Dark blue boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket. Placed inside the book are newspaper articles dealing with this subject. The Chapters are: Foreword by Betty Rollin; Introduction; The Most Difficult Decision; Shopping for the Right Doctor; Beware of the Law; The Hospice Option; The Cyanide Enigma; Death - Hollywood Style; Bizarre Ways to Die; The Dilemma of Quadriplegics; Self Starvation; The Will to Die and Miracle Cures; Storing Drugs; Who Shall Know; Insurance; Will There Be an Autopsy; A Private Affair; Support Groups for the Dying; Letters To Be Written; How Do You Get the Magic Pills; Self-Deliverance Via the Plastic Bag; Going Together; When Is The Time to Die; The Final Act; A Check List; Drug Dosage Table; Footnotes to Drug Dosage Table. PART TWO - Euthanasia Involving Doctors and Nurses; Justifiable Euthanasia; A Doctor's Suicide Machine; Euthanasia by Physicians; Nurses on the Frontline; and Methods Reviewed; followed by Bibliographical Notes; Recommended Further Reading; Appendix A - The Death With Dignity Act; About the Author; About the Hemlock Society; and an Index. 
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13 Lam, Vincent; Lee, Colin (foreword by Margaret Atwood) THE FLU PANDEMIC AND YOU
Toronto Doubleday Canada 2006 0385662777 / 9780385662772 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
344 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Influenza Pandemic: What It Is and Why It Matters; Seasonal Avian and Pandemic Influenza: The Key Links; Will History Repeat Itself - Influenza Pandemics over the Centuries; Phases of a Pandemic: How a Pandemic Comes to Be; Containing the Virus; Making Preparations for Surviving a Pandemic; Things to Do in Everyday Life to Limit the Spread of Influenza; Caring for Others During a Pandemic; The Importance of Animal Health to Human Health; The Race for a Pandemic Vaccine; The Truth About Antiviral Medications; It's Not So Simple: Ethical Dilemmas During an Influenza Pandemic; Practical Problems of an Influenza Pandemic; and Conclusion; followed by an index. 
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14 May, Charles H. MANUAL OF THE DISEASES OF THE EYE - for Students and General Practitioners
New York William Wood 1924 Eleventh Edition - Revised Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
445 pp. Green cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; headband. Very light wear on the corners; illustrated with colour plates and half-tones. The chapters are: External Examination of the Eye by Means of Inspection and Palpation; Subjective or Functional Examination of the Eye; Objective Examination of the Eye Conducted in the Dark Room - Oblique Illumination and the Ophthalmoscope; Affections of the Eyelide; Diseases of the Lacrymal Apparatus; Diseases of the Orbit; Diseases of the Conjunctiva; Diseases of the Cornea; Diseases of the Sclera; Diseases of the Iris; Diseases of the Ciliary Body; Diseases of the Choroid; Sympathitic Ophthalmitis - Panophthalmitis; Intraocular Tumors; Glaucoma; Diseases of the Vitreous; Diseases of the Lens; Diseases of the Lens; Diseases of the Retina; Diseases of the Optic Nerve; Amblyopiz, Amaurosis and Distrubances of Vision Without Apparent Changes; General Optical Principles; Optical Consideration of the Eye; Errors of Refraction; Anomalies of Accommodation; Disturbances of Motility of the eye; Ocular Therapeutics - General Rules for Eye Operations; The Ocular Manifestations of General Diseases. 
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15 Mindell, Earl EARL MINDELL'S NEW HERB BIBLE
New York Simon and Schuster - Fireside Books 2002 0743225481 / 9780743225489 Later Printing Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
331 pp. Signed by Earl Mindell on the first blank page. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Subtitled: "A Complete Update of the Bestselling Guide to New and Traditional Herbal Remedies - How They Can Help Fight Depression and Anxiety, Improve Your Sex Life, Prevent Illness, and Help Heal You Faster," the Chapters are: What is an Herb; The Hot Hundred; Traditional Favorites; Herbs from Around the World; The Herbal Medicine Cabinet; A Woman's Body; A Man's Body; Anti-Aging Herbs; Looking Good; Aromatherapy; and an index. 
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16 Olshevsky, Moshe; Noy, Shlomo; Zwang, Moses (with Robert Burger) (foreword by Ted Kaptchuk) THE MANUAL OF NATURAL THERAPY - A Sussinct Catalog of Complementary Treatments
New York Facts on File 1989 0816112431 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
(xii) 372 pp. Quarter-bound in gray cloth on blue boards; lettered in dark green on the spine; headband. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a short tear and minor associated creasing along the upper edge of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Alternative Medical Arts - Their Place in Modern Treatment; The Digestive System; Ear Nose and Throat; The Respiratory System; The Circulatory System; Pain and Neurological Disorders; The Skin System; The Reproductive and Urinary Systems; The Immune System and Systematic Diseases; The Eye System; and Psychiatric Disorders; followed by an index. 
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17 Pierce, Dr. V. M. HAPPINESS IN THE HOME
Buffalo, New York V. M. Pierce 1925 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good- Ephemera 12mo 
48 pp. Digest format. Nicked and chipped around the edges and corners; somewhat fragile, which, taking into account its age and the paper, should not be considered unusual. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This entire publication is dedicated to health and the good doctor's many medications seem to have a cure for everything and anything from Glorious Youth to Maidenhood - Girls, After You Leave School Your Serious Problems Begin; How Contagious Diseases May be Reduced to a Minimum or Prevented; Don't Lose Your Grip on Life; The Bride - Happy and Radiant She Starts Out on Life's Adventure; Are You Attractive? - So Often Women Lose Charm; Colds Cost Money - Fortify Yourself Against Them; Don't Envy a Pretty Woman but be One; Can I Look Young and Attractive? - This Is What Every Woman Wants to Know; Best for Liver, Bowels and Stomach; For Pale Anemic Woman - Dr Pierce's Purifying and Strengthening Lotion Tablets; Every Married Couple - Take Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery; The Alluring Irrestible Charm of Women; and on and on, cures for everything and including coupons for a discount. Snake oil salesman? Hmmm... 
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18 Pulos, Lee BEYOND HYPNOSIS
San Francisco Omega Press 1990 0929110145 / 9780929110141 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(x) 134 pp. Red cloth decorated in black on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: History and Theory of Hypnotism; The Subconscious; Induction Techniques; Communicating with the Subconscious; Mental Imagery and Imagination; Affirmation and Self-talk; Qualities of High Performance Persons; and Visions of the Future Mind. 
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19 Rhodes, Raphael H. (foreword by Foster Kennedy) HYPNOSIS - Theory Practice and Application
New York Gramercy Publishing 1950 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xiv) 176 pp. Red boards lettered in black on the spine. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Hypnosis - Theory and Application: The Theory of Psychic Relative Exclusion; General Application of Theory; Therapeutic Application - External Control; Therapeutic Application - Self-induced Control: Autohypnosis; Therapeutic Application - Autosuggestion and Subjectively Controlled Slumber; Other Theories. Hypnosis - Technique and Specific Application: Securing Hypnotic Control; Maintaining and Extending Hypnotic Control; Waking the Subject; Specific Application - Hints for the Practioner; and Representative Cases; followed by an index. 
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20 Sacks, Oliver THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT - and Other Clinical Tales
New York Perennial - Harper and Row 1987 0060970790 / 9780060970796 Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(x) 243 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. Case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders, the Contents are: Preface; Part One: Losses: Introduction; The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat; The Lost Mariner; The Disembodied Lady; The Man Who Fell Out of Bed; Hands; Phantoms; On the Level; Eyes Right; The President's Speech. Part Two: Excesses: Introduction; Witty Ticcy Ray; Cupid's Disease; A Matter of Identity; Yes, Father Sister; The Possessed. Part Three: Transports: Introduction; Reminiscence; Incontinent Nostalgia; A Passage to India; The Dog Beneath the Skin; Murder; The Visions of Hildegard. Part Four: The World of the Simple: Introduction; Rebecca; A Walking Grove; The Twins; and The Autist Artist. 
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