2438 - 2786 MEDICINE (incl. Anatomical models and Medical instruments)
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= Cf. Hirsch-H. V, p.709f; Norman Library II, 2090: "The diseases of the ear, Toynbee's chief work placed otology and aural surgery on a firm basis of pathology. It contains statistical tables and accounts of the relationship between post-mortem appearances of the temporal bone and the symptoms suffered during life, and describes Toynbee's method of removing the temporal bone. Toynbee was one of the first to describe otosclerosis and he also noted that the Eustachian tube normally remains closed except during swallowing and yawning".
Idem. On the use of an Artificial Membrana Tympani in cases of Deafness, dependant upon Perforation or Destruction of the Natural Organ. London, J.Churchill, 1856, 31p., 5th ed., 10 woodengr. ills., orig. wr.
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= Cf. Hirsch-H. V, p.709f. This is a preliminary work for The Diseases of the Ear: their Nature, Diagnosis, and Treatment by the same author.
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= Garrison/ Morton 3376. Anton von Tröltsch is considered a pioneer of modern otology. The annual award for best research in the field of otorhinolaryngoloy is named in his honor: the Anton von Tröltsch prize.
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= Tröltsch was a pioneer of modern otology, and made improvements involving diagnostics and pathological-anatomical research in the study of the ear. He is credited for popularizing the "reflecting aural mirror" (a device consisting of a concave mirror with an aperture in the center) for use in otoscopy. Cf. Bibl. Walleriana 9684; cf. Hirsch-H. VI, p.12.AND 2 others, published by "The New Sydenham Society": W. KRAMER, The Aural Surgery of the Present Day. English transl. by H. Power (London, 1863, 9 woodengr. ills., orig. gilt blindst. cl. Spine dam.); A. VON TRÖLTSCH/ H. HELMHOLTZ, The surgical Diseases of the Ear/ The Mechanism of the Ossicles and the Membrana Tympani (London, 1874, lithogr. plate, num. woodengr. ills., orig. gilt blindst. cl.).
- Fine copies. First vol. one preliminary leaf sl. dam. in blank margin.
= Ad 1.: Garrison/ Morton 5763: "Includes Veau's operation for cleft palate".
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= Off-print from "Geneeskundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch-Indië" year XXIX, episode 5. Vorderman is renowned for his studies which led to the discovery of vitamins. Rare.
AND 11 others, i.a. GOED NIEUWS VOOR HEN DIE DOOF ZIJN (Arnhem, n.d. (±1930), (photogr.) ills., orig. giltlettered cl. Yellowed); H. BURGER and H. ZWAARDEMAKER, Leerboek der Oorheelkunde (Haarlem, 1905, 1st ed., (woodengr./ photogr.) ills., contemp. hcl., 4to; A.D. HAVERKAMP, De Ontwikkeling der Oorheelkunde in Nederland in de Negentiende Eeuw, in het bijzonder door de Pioniers Van den Broek, Symons en Swaagman (Leiden, 1950, plates, portrait, orig. wr. Sl. foxed; cover w. offsetting); H.J. LENDERINK, Blind en Doofstom tegelijk (Haarlem, 1908, (photogr.) ills., orig. dec. cl., folio); CATALOGUS VAN DE BOEKERIJ DER NEDERLANDSCHE KEEL-NEUS-OORHEELKUNDIGE VEREENIGING. SUPPLEMENT (Amst., 1921, contemp. hcl. Num. extensive manuscript annots.).
= Hirsch-H. VI, p. 347: "Y. schreibt sich die Entdeckung des sogen. künstl. Trommelfells zu und führt in dem genannten Buche [Deafness practically illustrated (...)] dass er im J. 1841 einen Amerikaner mit Perforation des Trommelfells beobachtet habe, welcher im Stande was, dürch Einführung von erweichtem Papier in des äusseren Gehörgang sich für kürzere oder längere Zeit eine wesentliche Besserung des Gehörs zu verschaffen."
Stevenson, J. Deafness; it's causes, prevention, and cure. London, H. Colburn, 1828, 1st ed., VI,262,(2)p., orig. boards.
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= Mondor was a French physician, surgeon, and historian of French literature and medicine. He is known for his studies of rectal cancer and urgent diagnosis, and Mondor's disease, a thrombophlebitis of the superficial veins of the breast and anterior chest wall.
Debreyne, P.J.C. Thérapeutique Appliquée, ou Traitements Spéciaux de la Plupart des Maladies Chroniques. Bruxelles, J.B. Tirchnet, 1845, 2nd ed., 210p., sl. later hcl.
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AND 3 others in 4 vols.: Z. COPE, The Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen (London etc., 1925, 3th ed., ills., orig. giltlettered cl.); L. LANDOIS, Lehrbuch der Physiologie des Menschen einschliesslich der Histologie und mikroskopischen Anatomie mit Besonderer Berücksichtigung der Praktischen Medicin (Vienna/ Leipsic, 1891, 7th ed., woodengr. ills., contemp. giltlettered hcalf, 4to) and A. STRÜMPELL, Lehrbuch der speciellen Pathologie und Therapie der inneren Krankheiten für Studirende und Aerzte (Leipsic, 1900, 3rd ed., 2 vols., ills., orig. unif. giltlettered hmor. Sl. foxed).
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= A "gaper" is a stone or wooden head with open mouth, placed above the entrance to a pharmacy in the Netherlands as a signboard. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
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- Two large cracks and a few sm. cracks; sl. stained. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
- Painting peeling off at the neck; a few spots trifle dam. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
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= Warranted by the author in vol.1. Rare pharmaceutical work by the Belgian doctor Jozef Kluyskens, who is best known for his contributions in the field of surgery.
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= Rare. BMN I, p. 381 (1st ed., 1747); Wittop Koning p.80: "Van Lis liet zich voorlichten door de Rotterdamse apotheker Joris Petry. (...) In plaats van een commentaar is het eigenlijk meer een eigen voorschriftenboek uit onvrede met de Rotterdamsche Apotheek."
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= Wellcome X, p. 500f: "In 1739 the College of Physicians engaged him [Pemberton] to reedit and translate their pharmacopoeia The Dispensatory of the Royal College of Physicians ([London], 1746). He spent the following seven years on the project, attempting, he said to purge it of the trifles that disgraced it. From the point of view of medical science, the job was undertaken too soon, and it had to be repeated again before the end of the century".
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= Cf. Ferguson II, p.319; Bibl. Walleriana 8425; Krivatsy 10172 (all other editions).