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Antique  William Hey Medical Surgical Craniotomy Skull Saw c1830
1 Antique William Hey Medical Surgical Craniotomy Skull Saw c1830
17.5cm long (6 3/4” inches) 
Antique William Hey Medical Surgical Craniotomy Skull Saw c1830 Commonly known as a Hey’s saw, it is a double-bladed instrument that allows it to be used for different angled cuts. It is named after Sir William Hey (1736 – 1819 ), an English surgeon who designed and refine the tool This instrument has a steel blade and shaft with a crosshatched ebony? handle. Approximately 17.5cm long (6 3/4” inches), unsigned. Good condition, still sharp. As well over 100 / almost 200 years old has some pitting to steel (nothing major), and various saw tips loss. They were made from c1803 to about 1880, but as they were so good and well made, They were prized and kept buy surgeons and so one made in around 1830 could well have been treasured and still have been in use till the 1880's. It is named after William Hey, an English surgeon who helped refine the tool, in fact this design is almost identical to one of Hey's own tools that were made for him in 1803. It is known that Craniotomy Skull surgery has been around for thousands of years. But the earliest known specialized skull saws that were used in England date to the 14th century. In about 1770 or so Sir William Hey an English surgeon started developing and improving skull saws in Leeds, north England, to find the best design to actually use. And in 1803 he finalized his saws, that were best designs for his use, they soon came to be known as Hey’s saws. The designs were so good, right for use that no general surgical or specialised neurosurgery set was complete without at least one of “Hey’s” saws. They were used to cut the cranium around a skull fracture until the dura, or brain covering, was exposed. 
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2 International Health Conference
Washington: United States Govenment Department of State, 1947 
First Edition. 15 x 23 cm Approx. held in; New York N.Y., June 19 to July 22, 1946, Report of the United States Delegation including the Final Act and related Documents145 pages +9 to front . Original paper-back covers, fair with contents good & tight .to inside cover is the library ticket of The Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House Library , to title page a sticker "for Reference Not to be taken away" and stamps to rear of title page. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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3 International Health Exhibition Library (Royal Albert Hall). Catalogue Division I. Health. ..Division II Education ( The International Health Exhibition Library's own special corrected copy )
London William Clowes and Sons & International Health Exhibition London 1884 Unique First Edition Hard Back 14 x 22.cm Approx 
6 +153 pages + 1 page ads rear + original Paperback covers + approx 153 pages (see full description). Blue embossed hardback buckram binding good, with "Library Corrected" in ink front + circ lib. Ref. No… ,inside are the original paperback covers in very good condition , Contents very good, clean & tight with some "International Health Exhibition London 1884. Library and Reading Room" rubber stamps etc. including to title page, EXTRA bound between every printed page is a blank page (in some places two), some with extra books + details written in red ink, or books missed when printed i.e. the " library corrected" as written to front of book., also a couple of later Welcom Institute Library rubber stamps within. So a unique 1884 updated copy made especially for the Exhibition Library itself in 1884. From a quick net check No traces of the actual Exhibition have survived on the site. Today the Royal Horticultural Society garden grounds are the Imperial College of Science and Technology est. 1907. As far as I can see The Royal Albert Hall may have just held a massive library of books for delegates to view ( as this just lists Division I. Health. & ..Division II Education ). I am not exactly sure where the thirty-six lectures and fourteen conferences were held. The list of books is interesting as contained specialist books on health published in many countries /languages around the world apart from England/ English. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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4 The Art of Dispensing
London The Chemist and Druggist, 1937 Hard Back Very Good 
Eleventh ed. 5" x 7 1/2" Approx. 353 pages, good blue binding with good clear gilt embossed titles, stamp of a Douglas chemist to 1st endpaper +signiture,+ink additon rear end page , apart from a minor walter staining to 3 pages front&back ,The book is ok with no major faults 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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5 The Open Circuit Oscillator
Shelley Castle Ltd 
First Edition. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Approx. undated.Rare phamphlet. " SENSATIONAL NEW DISCOVERY The Open Circuit Oscillator, Prov.Patent No.65/40,". this appears to be the state that this is to announce to the world of this miraculous invention .16 pages ,it would seem this essay cost 2 guineas from Shelley Castle Ltd. original blue /white paper covers good ,,Contents apart from some browning of pages is OK , with NO inscriptions.sign's of being folded (in the middle) at some time.. from the Library of the late Dame profesor Elizabeth Hill of Cambridge. 
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6 Church, Henry J. ( Pharmaceutical Chemist ) The Properties, Doses and Administration of DOMESTIC MEDICINES
Cambridge Author By W. Metcalfe 1863 First Edition ? Original Paperback 10.5 x 16.5cm. Approx 
24 pages + Title page + page re note of doses etc. also to inside front cover just a few prices & inside rear cover table of doses for diff. ages. Paper covers fair with some dirt & edge loss,. contents better , mostly clean & tight with no inscriptions, some corner folding, some minor dirt. Dated 1863 to cover & 1862 to title page, a very rare medical ephemera item of 24 pages listing various domestic medicines as used in early Victorian period. inc. Aniseed Cordial , Blue Pill, Calomel, Chamomile Flowers, Collodion, Daffy's Elixie, Flowers of Sopher, Ipecacuanha Wine, Manna, Mercurial Ointment, Quinine, Sal Volatile, Strammonium, Tincture of Myrrh, Zink Ointment and lots more. Rear of booklet states Henry J. Church had his Chemist shop in St. Andrews Street. Cambridge .and this little booklet offered to his customers and public assures the Genuineness of his drugs etc.. from a quick net check could not find anything about this item , not listed on British Library. Postage will be reduced to UK £2 (recorded) .. EU £2 .. all other inc US £3 
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7 Coque, Dr. Max Introduction to the Study of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
London J. & R. Fleming, 1927 First Edition Hard Back 
First Edition. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" Approx. 458 pages+16 at front, 51 illustrations in text, Red binding, gilt title/author to spine good except rear that shows signs of being folded. Contents, stamp of Hills/optician to endpaper , good and tight with no major faultslts 
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8 Crookshank, Edgar M. Crookshank Manual of Bacteriology
London H. K. Lewis 1890 Third Edition Hard Back Fair 14.5 x 23cm Approx 
3rd edition, "revised and considerably enlarged". xxviii + 460 pages + 32 pages of plates (some in colour, most with orig tissue) + 32 page list of publishers books rear. Contains 141 b/w illustrations within text. Contents condition Fair, some light edge staining throughout, otherwise good, clean & tight, publishers list rear loose, one owner name at top title page. Covers poor, rear detached, lacks spine. To front cover Lewis's Medical and Scientific Library, Gower Street., one owner name to top title page. Edgar M. Crookshank 1858-1928, Dedication page is to Joseph Lister (who he served briefly as an assistant ). Rare now to find an original Victorian copy, at time of listing, all I could find for sale were cheap print on demands, or modern reprints. So a rare copy in need of rebinding. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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9 DALLAS, R. C ( Robert Charles Dallas ) Elements of Self-Knowledge: Intended to Lead Youth Into an Early Acquaintance with the Nature of Man, By an Anatomical Display of the Human Frame, a Concise View of the Mental Faculties, and an Inquiry into the Genuine Nature of the Passions
1802 First Edition Hard Back 14.5 x 23cm Approx 
464 pages + xxxiv does not have a date but 1802, poss original boards ( thick card) condition poor, rubbed, front cover almost detached . . contents fair , 1st 4 pages detached ,. printed on last page; " S. Rousseau , printer, Wood Street, Spa fields " ( London. Samuel Kent Rousseu working there 1799 - 1811) This book lacks pages i, xv, & xvi .& fontice & title page, top part of page 193/4 & endpapers, .. pages 117-120 torn with no loss. owner inscription to inside front. So a fair reading copy with loss . This is a very unusual & eccentric work with descriptions of the body, internal and external, the senses, inc. muscles, nerves, organs, food into body, liberty, immortality, ambition, anger, hope, love, sorrow or grief and lots more. The book was to educate the young in one book so they may have a better understanding and control of their body & life and understand their emotions .. Dallas born 1754-1824 was a prolific author, but his fame is his connection to Lord Byron, he was editor of Byron's early poetry, and corresponded frequently. 
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10 Foulkes, S. H.. / Sigmund Heinrich (1898-1976) ( also Siegfried / Sigmund Heinrich fox or Sigmund Heinrich Fuchs ) gruppenanalytische psychotherapie. der begründer der gruppentherapie über die entwicklungsstationen seiner methode in theorie und praxis Geist und Psyche
München Kindler, 1974 3463181304 / 9783463181301 First Edition Original Paperback Very Good 10.5 x 18cm. Approx 
German Text. mint unread paperback, 264 pages +3 publishers ads rear...from the family estate , see my other mint books by Foulkes on ABE. ..Sigmund Heinrich Foulkes , ( born Fuchs ) born in Karlsruhe, Germany, was the founder of Group Analysis, a specific form of group therapy, and the Group Analytic Society, London, which has an international membership in many countries... Postage will be reduced to UK £3... Europe £4 ......all other £6 inc. U.S 
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11 Foulkes, S. H. , ( Sigmund Heinrich Folkes 1898-1976 also sometimes listed as Siegfried / Siegmund / Sigmund Heinrich Fox or Sigmund Heinrich Fuchs ) THERAPEUTIC GROUP ANALYSIS.
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1964 First Edition Hard Back Mint Mint 14 x 22.5cm Approx 
Mint Unread, 320 pages, Hardback with mint/uncut Dust Jacket....from his home , see my other mint books by Foulkes on ABE.... Dr. Sigmund Heinrich Foulkes , ( born Fuchs ) born in Karlsruhe, Germany, was a founder of Group Analysis, a specific form of group therapy, and the Group Analytic Society, London, which has an international membership in many countries. S. H. Foulkes and this is based on his experience gained in 25 years of group analytic practice (in 1964) and is a classic in the training of group psychotherapists. He knew Sigmund Freud from early 1930's when they were in Germany. Removed direct from his home a number of years ago after his wife passed away by us after the Group Analytic Society, London removed what they wanted for their library. This book was from a small box from the publisher of mint copies of this book, most now sold, one of only a couple left. ( my description composed sitting on Sigmund's comfortable old 1930's desk chair, that I use now). 
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12 Foulkes, Siegmund H. (, S. H. / Sigmund Heinrich (1898-1976) ( Siegmund / Sigmund Heinrich fox or Sigmund Heinrich Fuchs ) Gruppenanalytische Psychotherapie : Der Begründer d. Gruppentherapie über d. Entwicklung seiner Methode in Theorie u. Praxis
Frankfurt, Germany Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH 1986 3596422787 / 9783596422784 Original Paperback Almost Mint 10.5 x 18cm. Approx 
German Text, almost mint unread paperback, 264 pages +8 publishers ads rear.from the family estate , see my other mint books by Foulkes on ABE. ..Sigmund Heinrich Foulkes , ( born Fuchs ) born in Karlsruhe, Germany, was the founder of Group Analysis, a specific form of group therapy, and the Group Analytic Society, London, which has an international membership in many countries... Postage will be reduced to UK £3... Europe £4 ......all other £6 inc. U.S 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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13 Group Analytic Society ( London ) News and Views of the Group Analytic Society. No. 2. .Spring 1962
London Group Analytic Society ( London ) 1962 1st Edition in This Form Original Paperback Mint 14 x 21.5cm Approx 
20 page Paperback almost mint, with list of members in UK & abroad to rear. .( from the Foulkes family estate , see my other books by S. H. Foulkes on ABE .) packing & postage reduced to ; £2 UK, . . Europe £2.... & all other inc. U.S. £3 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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14 Hitchcock, Captain F.C. ( Francis Clere) Hitchcock. (forward by Lieutenant Colonel Sir Percy Laurie) "To Horse!" A treatise on horses and their management, including chapters on the training of the young horse, equitation, hints for instructors, biting, and first-aid treatment.
London Hurst and Blacknett 1938 First Edition Hard Back Good Fair 14 x 22.cm Approx Hitchcock, Captain F.C. Hitchcock 
360 pages +16 publisher's catalogue rear, undated (1938). Hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers with very good gilt title, author etc. & gilt horses head to the spine. Condition good, edge rippling of cloth rear cover, with rare Dust Jacket in fair condition with chips & old paper repair. Contents Very Good, clean & tight, ink owner name/address & 1938 date.42 (mostly photographic) b/w illustrations and lots of diagrams within the text. 
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15 Kanner, Richard Kanner (Editor) Flapag : Revista da Federaçâo Latino -Americano de Psicoterapia Analitica de Grupo Vol. 1 - No. 1 1971 ( Magazine from the Latin American Federation of Psychotherapy Group Analysis ) Cover portrait of Sigmund Foulkes
Sao Paulo , Brazil Flapag, Federaçâo Latino -Americano de Psicoterapia Analitica de Grupo 1971 First Edition Original Paperback 14 x 21cm Approx 
75 pages, Paperback , Portuguese Text. Fair/good throughout, edge rubbing to cover , Cover portrait of Sigmund Foulkes & opens with a message from Foulkes in English & Portuguese, all else in Portuguese inc. Perfil de de S.H. Foulkes. ( from the Foulkes family estate , see my other books inc mint books by Foulkes on ABE .) packing & postage reduced to ; £2 UK, . . Europe £3.... & all other inc. U.S. £4 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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16 Kierkegaard, Sören Kierkegaard, Der Begriff der Angst
Germany Jena, Diederichs 1912 First Edition in This Form Hard Back 14.5 x 21cm Approx 
German Text 6 + 174 pages + 2 page publishers list, binding ,covers fair, spine sunned, starting to split. Contents Very Good, Clean & tight. to inside cover, bookmark & inscription of S.H. Foulkes ( Sigmund or Siegfried Heinrich Foulkes (1898-1976), ( born Fuchs ) born Karlsruhe, Germany, was the founder of Group Analysis, a specific form of group therapy. He trained as a psychoanalyst from 1928-30 in Vienna, where he purchased this book. Fled to England in 1933 as a refugee; During the war was posted to the Military Neurosis Centre at Northfield .later Foulkes founded the Group Analytic Society (GAS) in 1952, & Institute of Group Analysis (IGA) in 1971). The Danish philosopher and writer "Soren Kierkegaard" was one of the founders of existentialism. Not sure as I cannot read German but seems to be the 1st edition in this form, from the " Kopenhagen 1844" edition. Gesammelte Werke, Band 5 
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17 Lankester, E. Ray Lankester (+ Signed Items By Lieutenant ACH Gray + unique Photograph ) The Kingdom of Man + Unique Photograph
London Archibald Constable 1907 Unique First Edition 15 x 23cm Approx 
191 + xii pages +a genuine photograph, Original red binding, fair/good just minor edge rubbing..Contents good and tight , "faults" are the ones that add value,. !!! This is a unique copy as on the part about "sleeping sickness" about the deadly Typanosomes carried by the Tsetze fly that killed over 200,000 natives and in 1905 the brave young Officer of the Army Medical Corps Lieut. Tulloch who was working with Prof. Minchin (sic) , caught it at Victoria Nyanza Lake and died while investigating on behalf of the Royal Society of London. There is below this part and written in pencil under various pages a signed/dated statement by ACH Gray., captain RAMC who worked with Tulloch in Uganda, Africa and brought him back to England and stayed with him till he died. and states the correct facts, as the book contained various important mistakes on this matter.. & to the 1st end paper are owners signitures J.D. Gray. July 19. 1909 in ink & see page 147,171 (signed) ACH Gray , in pencil... To next page is the Genuine photograph taken through a microscope singed to rear ( and written on page below the photo) " T. Grayii from GI palpalis Uganda. 1906 (signed) ACH Gray " this genuine photograph is 10 x 13cm with 1cm tear nowhere near the circular immage of what i beleive to be the the Trypanosomes bug ( poss from Tulloch ) the photograph is good and clear and vey rare if not unique. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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18 Lowson, G. Lowson The Modern Farrier: Containing the Causes, Symptoms and Most Approved Methods of Preventing and Curing the Various Diseases of Horses, Cows and Sheep.
London H. G. Collins 1853 11 x 17.5cm Approx 
192 pages, embossed binding fair, re-glued at spine to contents not too well. Contents fair, a good reading copy only, with various illustrations. Owner names inside cover partly rubbed out. Includes lots of old recipes, instructions, Causes, Symptoms ect. an early Victorian handbook. Postage will be reduced on this book to UK £1. .. EU £2 . and all other inc. U.S. £3. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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19 Mayhew & Lupton ; Edward Mayhew. Revised and Improved by James Irvine Mayhew's Illustrated Horse Management (inc. Anatomy, medicine, shoeing, teeth, food, vices, stables etc. )
London Wm. H. Allen & Co 1876 Hard Back 15 x 23cm Approx 
xii + 356 pages, Binding , rebound hard back in green with embossed gilt title to spine & front in Very Good condition, Contents Fair/good, tight copy, most pages good and clean with some staining to front/rear pages, rough edges, & a few stains, mostly to edge. So a good reading copy in a very good rebound binding with numerous b/w line engravings/illustrations throughout. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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20 MÜLLER, Johannes, 1801-1858. Johannes Peter Muller Briefe von Johannes Muller an Anders Retzius ; von dem Jahre 1830 bis 1857 (Letters from Johannes Muller)
Stockholm Aftonbladets Aktiebolags Tryckeri 1900 First Edition in This Form Hard Back 20 x 28cm.approx 
Muller portrait protected by tissue, opp , Title page + 2 page Vorwort by Gustaf Retzius +list page + 84 pages + 2 copies of Muller letters rear. Deep purple thick card binding with white leather spine +, in good condition, edge worn. Contents Very Good, Clean & tight just small ink library stamp to inside cover & title pages, otherwise stamp free. Retzius, A. (Anders), 1796-1860, Retzius, Gustaf, 1842-1919 .Müller, born Koblenz , became extraordinary professor of physiology in 1826, and ordinary professor in 1830. In 1833 he went to the Humboldt University of Berlin, where he filled the chair of anatomy and physiology until his death. ..German Text. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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