DISEASE

League of Nations. Advisory Committee on the Traffic of Women and Protection of Children. Report on the Fourth Session.

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[Report of the Advisory Committee on the Traffic of Women and Protection of Children, Council of the League of Nations, 1925] [prostitution; venereal disease; Cuba; Spain]
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Geneva, May 1925. [Imp. de la "Tribune de Genève".]
£50.00

Folio, 27 pp. Unbound and stapled. Ownership signature ('Cross') of S. T. Cross, of the Registry of the International Court of Justice in the Hague. Good, on lightly-aged paper, with closed tear at head of first leaf, and indentation from paperclip. Sections on child welfare, the traffic in women, licensed houses, women police, emigration and propaganda.

[ 'Pneumonia Evening' at the Osler Club, London. ] Signed Typed Circular from L. Carlyle Lyon, Assistant Secretary to the Osler Club, addressed to Dr Nehemiah Asherson, regarding the 'Pneumonia Evening' and the Club. With annotations by Asherson.

Author: 
L. Carlyle Lyon [ Dr Louis Carlyle Lyon (d.1970) ], Assistant Secretary, Osler Club, London [Nehemiah Asherson (1897-1989), English physician and Librarian of the Medical Society of London ]
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From Lyon's private address, 42 Corringway, Ealing, W5 [ London ]. 29 December 1951.
£80.00

1p., folio. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper, with leaf from diary tipped in onto blank reverse. Signed 'L. Carlyle Lyon', addressed by Lyon to 'Mr. Asherson' with seasonal greetings in autograph. Heavily annotated with notes by Asherson. Begins: 'You are cordially invited to attend (with a friend or friends) the "Pneumonia Evening" of the OSLER CLUB (President, Mr. V. Zachary Cope, F.R.C.S, in the Chair) on FRIDAY, January 11th, at 7.45 p.m. at the Medical Society of London, 11, Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, W.1. | Speakers: Lord Horder, G.C.V.O.: "Osler and Pneumonia".

[ Felix Plater, Swiss physician. ] Autograph Document Signed ('Felix Platerus Basil | Archiatros & Prof')

Author: 
Felix Plater (1536-1614), Swiss physician and professor at the University of Basel, pioneer in fields of psychiatry and germ theory of disease
Publication details: 
Basil. May 1611.
£950.00

On one side of an 11.5 x 7.5 cm piece of paper. In fair condition, aged and stained. Consisting of a two-line improving Latin quotation beginning: 'Nullius est Felix'. Signed beneath this: 'Felix Platerus Basil | Archiatros & Prof. | Ao S

1611 Maio | Ao AM. 73'. On the reverse are two longer signed quotations, both in calligraphic hands, the lower of the two by 'Johannes Philippus a Fritten back', dated 28 February 1607. The author is identified in pencil in a later hand as John Phillips who died in 1640.

[Printed item for the British Indian Army.] Hints on Health in India and other Tropical Countries. By Major-Gen. Sir J. W. D. Megaw, K.C.I.E., D.Sc., M.B., B.Ch., B.A., I.M.S. (Retired), Medical Adviser to the Secretary of State for India.

Author: 
Major-Gen. Sir J. W. D. Megaw, K.C.I.E., D.Sc., M.B., B.Ch., B.A., I.M.S. (Retired), Medical Adviser to the Secretary of State for India [The British Indian Army]
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India: 'A., P. & S., Ltd.' 1941.
£100.00

28pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet.

[War Office pamphlet.] Memorandum on Cutaneous Diseases, 1942 | (Reprinted with minor amendments, August 1943).

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'By Command of the Army Council' [The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War; Royal Army Medical Corps; dermatology]
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'The War Office [Whitehall], 19th August, 1942.'
£120.00

16pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with three punch holes at spine.

[War Office pamphlet.] Memorandum on Cutaneous Diseases 1945.

Author: 
'By Command of the Army Council' [The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War; Royal Army Medical Corps; dermatology]
Publication details: 
'The War Office [Whitehall], 1st February, 1945.'
£100.00

ii + 16pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet. In brown printed wraps. In fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, with vertical fold and three punch holes to spine. Lightly stamped on front cover: 'CAPTAIN R.A.M.C. [Royal Army Medical Corps']' At head of p.ii: 'Scale of issue: One copy to each medical officer.' The Introduction begins: 'The purpose of this memorandum is to indicate, to all medical officers concerned, methods of prevention and treatment which may be adopted in regard to skin diseases.' Main headings: Inspection of the Skin; Medical Categorization; Skin Diseases in the Tropics.

[Printed British parliamentary report.] Home Office. Report to the Secretary of State for the Home Department on an Outbreak of Ankylostomiasis in a Cornish Mine, by J. S. Haldane, M.D., F.R.S.

Author: 
J. S. Haldane [British Home Office report into an outbreak of ankylostomiasis in a Cornish mine, 1902] [HMSO]
Publication details: 
London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Darling & Son, Ltd, London. 1902.
£75.00

Folio, 8 pp. Stitched. In original blue printed wraps. Text clear and complete. Internally good, on lightly-aged paper. In worn wraps. With full-page plate carrying eight figures 'from micro-photographs by Mr. C. A. Coventon', and a full-page coloured plan of the 'Section of Dolcoath Main Lode'. Three copies listed on COPAC.

[Printed paper on Leishmaniasis.] On Kala Azar, Malaria and Malarial Cachexia. By Captain S. P. James, M.B., I.M.S.

Author: 
Captain S. P. James [Sydney Price James (1870-1946)], M.B., I.M.S. [Leishmaniasis]
Publication details: 
Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, India. 1905. [Scientific Memoirs by Officers of the Medical and Sanitary Departments of the Government of India. New Series. No. 19.]
£30.00

PRINTED SCIENTIFIC MEMOIRS MEDICAL SANITARY DEPARTMENTS GOVERNMENT INDIA INDIAN SYDNEY PRICE JAMES LEISHMANIASIS INFECTIOUS DISEASE

[Printed paper on Leishmaniasis] Preliminary Report on an Investigation into the Etiology of Oriental Sore in Cambay. By Captain W. S. Patton, M.B., I.M.S. Offg. Director, King Institute of Medicine, Madras.

Author: 
Captain W. S. Patton [Walter Scott Patton (1876-1960), M.B., I.M.S. Offg. Director, King Institute of Preventive Medicine, Madras. [Leishmaniasis]
Publication details: 
Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, India. 1912. [Scientific Memoirs by Officers of the Medical and Sanitary Departments of the Government of India. New Series. No. 50.]
£28.00

PRINTED SCIENTIFIC MEMOIRS MEDICAL SANITARY DEPARTMENTS GOVERNMENT INDIA INDIAN WALTER SCOTT PATTON LEISHMANIASIS INFECTIOUS DISEASE

[Printed paper] Studies on the Mouth Parts and Sucking Apparatus of the Blood-Sucking Diptera. No. 4. The Comparative Anatomy of the Proboscis in the Blood-Sucking Muscidae. By Captain F. W. Cragg, M.D., I.M.S., King Institute of Preventive Medicine.

Author: 
Captain F. W. Cragg [Francis William Cragg (1882-1924)], M.B., I.M.S.
Publication details: 
Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, India. 1913. [Scientific Memoirs by Officers of the Medical and Sanitary Departments of the Government of India. New Series. No. 60.]
£28.00

PRINTED SCIENTIFIC MEMOIRS MEDICAL SANITARY DEPARTMENTS GOVERNMENT INDIA INDIAN FRANCIS WILLIAM CRAGG BLOOD-SUCKING PARASITES INFECTIOUS DISEASE

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