SANITARY

[ Sir Benjamin Ward Richardson, physician and medical author. ] Typed Letter Signed ('B W Richardson') to Major R. H. C. Tufnell, concerning missing numbers of the Madras Journal. With newspaper cutting of his obituary.

Author: 
Sir Benjamin Ward Richardson (1828-1896), English physician, medical author, sanitary reformer and temperance campaigner
Publication details: 
Without place and date.
£50.00

1p., landscape 12mo. On aged and worn paper, with strip of discoloration affecting Richardson's signature. The text concerns 'the numbers of the Madras Journal [which] have not yet turned up'. Accompanied by an unattrtibuted newspaper cutting of Richardson's obituary, laid down on a leaf removed from a notebook.

[ Sir Robert Rawlinson, civil engineer. ] Autograph Note Signed ('Robert Rawlinson'), accepting a dinner invitation from Scottish artist Thomas Faed.

Author: 
Sir Robert Rawlinson (1810-1898), English civil engineer in the field of public health and sanitation [ Thomas Faed (1826-1900), RA, Scottish artist ]
Publication details: 
On letterhead of Lancaster Lodge, 11 Boltons, West Brompton, S.W. [ London ] 7 November 1877.
£25.00

1p., 12mo. In good condition, lightly-aged, with small part of paper mount adhering at head. Accepting a dinner invitation on 20 November.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Ladies' Sanitary Association. From the "English Woman's Journal."

Author: 
'B. R. P.' [Bessie Rayner Parkes] [The Ladies' Sanitary Association; The English Woman's Journal, London] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[The Ladies' Sanitary Association.] London: Published at the Office, 14a Princes Street, Cavendish Square. [Printed by Odell & Ives, 18, Princes Street, Cavendish Square.] Undated [1859].
£90.00

15pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. No copy on COPAC or on OCLC WorldCat.

[Sir George Buchanan, physician and epidemiologist.] Autograph Letter Signed ('George Buchanan'), apologising 'To the Secretary of the Social Science Association' for not being able to present a paper.

Author: 
Sir George Buchanan (1831-1895), epidemiologist and civil servant, assistant physician at the children's Hospital, Great Ormond Street ( N1855-1860), physician (1861–1868) at the London Fever Hospital
Publication details: 
On letterhead of 75 Gower Street, WC [London]. 3 October 1859.
£40.00

2pp., 12mo. Good, on lightly aged and creased paper. A florid apology, beginning: 'The very kind consideration extended to me by yourself and the other managers of your admirable association appears to demand from me something more than a renewed Confession of incapacity on my part.' He has been 'at work almost all the time that other people have been making holiday, without finding time to leave my more imperative labours for the compilation of the paper which I should have wished to present'. He continues in the same tone, with the reminder that he 'at first expressed to Mr.

[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

[Printed paper] Snake-Venoms in relation to Haemolysis. By Captain George Lamb, M.D., I.M.S.

Author: 
Captain George Lamb (1869-1911), M.D., I.M.S.
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. 17.]
£28.00

PRINTED SCIENTIFIC MEMOIRS MEDICAL SANITARY DEPARTMENTS GOVERNMENT INDIA INDIAN SNAKE VENOM POISON CAPTAIN GEORGE LAMB

[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] Haemogregarina Gerbilli. By Lieut. S. R. Christophers, M.B., I.M.S.

Author: 
Lieut. S. R. Christophers [Sir Samuel Rickard Christophers (1873-1978)], M.B., I.M.S.
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. 18.]
£28.00

PRINTED SCIENTIFIC MEMOIRS MEDICAL SANITARY DEPARTMENTS GOVERNMENT INDIA INDIAN SIR SAMUEL RICKARD CHRISTOPHERS

Various titles (see below).

Author: 
Glasgow [COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE SANITARY CONDITIONS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY GLASGOW]
Publication details: 
Circa 1885-98.
£450.00

An extremely informative and illuminating collection of twenty-nine scarce ephemeral items in the field of socio-economic local history. All 8vo unless otherwise stated. All in very good condition, but requiring rebinding or disbinding, as the binding is in poor repair, with the spine lacking.

Two Autograph Letters Signed and two Autograph Card Signed (all 'W J Collins') to Sir Henry Trueman Wood, with offprint of lecture to Royal Sanitary Institute: 'The Chadwick School of Thought. (An appeal from the New Sanitarians to the Old.)'

Author: 
Sir William Job Collins (1859-1946), English ophthalmic surgeon and Liberal politician
Publication details: 
The letters and cards, 1914, 1915 and 1916; the offprint, 'Excerpt from Vol. XXXIV., No. 7 (1913) of the Journal of The Royal Sanitary Institute.'
£120.00

The collection is in good condition. Three of the communications bear the stamp of the Royal Society of Arts, of which the recipient Wood was the Secretary.

Autograph Signature on slip of paper.

Author: 
Sir Edwin Chadwick
Publication details: 
Without name or date.
£18.00

English social reformer and essayist (1800-90), Jeremy Bentham's literary assistant. Dimensions of paper roughly three-quarters of an inch by two and a half. Signed 'E Chadwick' over light traces of stamps in red and green, on foxed paper discoloured with age. Small portion at head of 'E' trimmed away.

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