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From antique documents on the curriculums of old American medical schools to posters with detailed illustrations of infinitely small parts of the human anatomy, there are plenty of fascinating books to choose from in the rare medical books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. For medical professionals and students alike, these featured antique and rare medical books are sure to diversify your breadth of knowledge and expertise in the area of medicine. Many of the rare and antique medical books in the Biblio Rare Book Room feature gorgeous bindings and beautiful illustrations, and they are sure to add value to your home or office book collection.



Octoginta volumina by Hippocrates

Folio, 280 x 205 cm, late 18th or early 19th century morocco, stained, spine gilt, darkened, lettered gilt, contemporary marbled endpapers, 410 leaves, woodcut title page border entirely unshaved at the top and rarely found thus, Roman, italic and gothic ...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£30,000.00


ANATOMY DESCRIPTIVE AND SURGICAL [GRAY’S ANATOMY] by Gray, Henry

Rare First London Edition Of Gray's Anatomy. In very good condition. Protected in a custom leather clamshell case. Printed in 1858. Gray's Anatomy was originally issued in a cloth binding. This book was custom bound in fine leather by the prestigious 19th...

From Merchants Rare Books

$16,750.00


Icones anatomicae quotquot sunt celabratories ex optimis neotericum operibus depromtae et collectae. Atlas volumes. by Leopoldo Marco Antonio Caldani & Caldani, Floriano

Three 21 x 28 1/8 inch( 534 x 715 mm) untrimmed folio atlas volumes in four. With frontis, 4 engraved titles & 461 plates, including 197 duplicates in outline. 1801-1814.; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipmen...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$14,000.00


OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA by RUYSCH, Frederik

1721. HUYBERTS, Cornelius. RUYSCH, Frederik. OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA. Huc usque edita. Quorum Elenchus pagina sequenti exhibetur. Cum figuris aeneis. Amstelodami, apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1721 [i.e. c. 1733]. 4 quarto volumes. Eng...

From Boston Book Company

$12,500.00


Turisani monaci plusquam commentum in microtegni galieni: Cum questione eiusdem de Ypostasi by TURISANUS (Pietro Torrigiano de' Torrigiani)

Venice: [Boneto Locatello], 1504. Vellum. Very good. Third printed edition after those of Bologna (1489) and Venice (1498). 141 leaves with double columns of 66 lines each in 3 sizes of gothic letters. 32 cm. 18th-century vellum binding with leather spi...

From Attic Books

$12,500.00


Dustur al 'Ilaj (the medical constitution) rare Persian manuscript on medicine by Sultan Ali known (al- Tabib) al- Khurasani al- Kanabadi

1682 Handwritten. Very Good. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Persian manuscript on medicine mainly written in Samarkand in 933 AH.,- 1527 AD. and dedicated to the Sultan Mansur Kutchukunji (?) Khan. Very fine Shikaste-Ta'liq Persian black script wi...

From Archive

$10,500.00


Autograph Letter Signed: “I especially never want to connect with Harden because I want to avoid any distant association whatsoever with his Vienna analog” by FREUD, SIGMUND

FREUD, SIGMUND. (1856-1939). Austrian neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis. ALS. ("Freud"). 2pp. 8vo. The Hague, July 25, 1910. (To German publicist and author ABRAHAM HALBERT, 1881-1965). On Freud's personal Berggasse 19 stationery. In German with t...

From Lion Heart Autographs Inc

$8,500.00


Tabula practice Gordonii dicte Lilium medicine by BERNARD de GORDON

Venice: Gregorius de Gregoriis, 1496. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 4th Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Tabula practice Gordonii dicte Lilium medicine. Venice: [Joannes & Gregorius de Gregoriis for] B[enedictus] F[ontana, J...

From Milestones of Science Books

€6,800.00


Human Monstrosities by Hirst, Barton Cooke and Piersol, George Arthur

Philadelphia: Lea Brothers & Co, 1891. First Ediition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio (large). 4 Volumes. Bound in buckram in blue and green boards (not uniform). University markings stamped in gilt. Vol. I: [11] 12-88 p.p. with [7] plates; Vol. ...

From Minotavros Books

CA$10,000.00


Commentario Secundo Aucti, in Libros Sex Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei De Medica Materia by Matthioli, Pietro Andrea

Venice: Officina Erasmiana, Apud Vincentium Valgrisium, 1558. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. Bound with: Apologia Adversus Amathum Lusitanum cum Censura in Eiusdem Enarrationes. Venice: Ex Officina Erasmiana, Vindentii Valgrisii, 1558. Contem...

From Minotavros Books

CA$10,000.00


Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis

This is a first trade, first printing of the 1925 Pulitzer Prize winning novel with the rare duct jacket, The book is VG+. The DJ is VG+ with small areas of expert restoration. The very first printing was a limited signed edition of 500 which is common bu...

From David Shaw

$7,000.00


Medical Topography of Upper Canada by DOUGLAS, John

London: Burgess and Hill, 1819. Hardcover. Very good +. 126 p. 22 cm. Bound in full leather with blank and gold impressing and burgundy spine label. Marbled endpapers. Binder's label on rear pastedown. Checkmark in top corner of title page. last pag...

From Attic Books

$6,000.00


Informatione del pestifero, et contagioso morbo: Il quale affligge et have afflitto questa città di Palermo, & molte altre città, e terre di questo regno di Sicilia, nell'anno 1575. et 1576 by INGRASSIA, Giovanni Filippo

Palermo: G. M. Mayda, 1576. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Two parts in one. 4to (203x147 mm). [8], 312, [32] pp.; 205, [15] pp., woodcut device of Justice on title and on QQ6r, printer's ...

From Milestones of Science Books

€4,800.00


Tashrih-i Mansuri (Tashrih-e Kifayat Mansuri), early pictorial Pesian Anatomy printed book from the private library of the well-known orientalist Dr. Max Meyerhof by Israphil Mansur b. Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Yusuf b. Fakih Ilyas

Delhi, India: Agha Jan press, 1847 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Lithograph printed in an Indian press (Kar khane-i Agha Khan) in 1847 - 1848, 46 p. Persian text including SIX full page human illustrations. Arabic Ex-libris: Max ...

From Archive

$5,000.00


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