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  1. AHKET GREGORY  Herbal Treatment For Common Ailments. An Australian & New Zealand Guide illus. with b/w. text drawings t/pout. pub. Melbourne: Lloyd O'Neil, 1983 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.160. How a variety of readily available common herbs, kitchen spices and household plans can be used to treat simple ailments like upset stomach, cold, flu and more. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
  2. ADERNE MASTER JOHN  Power, Sir D'Arcy (Translator) De Arte Phisicali Et De Cirurgia of Master John Ardene, Surgeon of Newark Dated 1412. illus. with 15 plates, colored frontispiece pub. Lond. John Bale, 1922. Replica from the Welcome Historical Medical Museum, Stockholm. or blue cl. glt. stamped and titled to front board; cr.4to. pp.60. ex lib. copy, some foxing, otherwise very good copy.    Price: $225.00       Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
  3. ALLEN Professor Sir HARRY. University Of Melbourne Medical School Jubilee, 1914 (Incl. A History of the Medical School). illus. with plates, pub. Melbourne, Ford & Son, Carlton, 1914. or. dark blue cl. glt. dec. and lettering to spine and front bd. 4to. pp.108 fine copy.   Price: $125.00
  4. ALLEN  RUTH  Life In Her Hands. The Matron  Walsh  Story. Autobiography told to Ruth Allen. illus. with frontis.  20 plates. pub. Melb. Georgian House 1955 1st.ed.  d/w. 8vo. pp.140. Dustwrapper little chipped otherwise very good.   Price: $30.00
  5. ASH'S MONTHLY Claudious Ash Sons & Co. Limited. Manufactures. Including: Mineral Teeth, Dental Rubbers, Anaesthetic appliances, Books, Crowning instruments, Dental engines, Enamel cutters, Extracting forceps, Mouth mirrors, Nerve instruments, Gas, Piviting instruments, Pluggers, Probes, Scalers, Spatulas, Sundries in great variety, Syringes, Tools of all kinds etc. profusely illus. with many b/w. plates of teeth, instruments, gas appliances, furnaces for dental car, tools etc. 8 Ash's Monthly  magazines for
                                                                    1911 May, June, July, Dec.
                                                                    1912 May June August
                                                                    1914 June
    or. wrappers, 4to. pp. approx. 76 per issue. Interesting series of magazines of dental operation and tools from nearly a century ago. One issue lacking rear wrapper, some chipped and closed tears, all clean and fine otherwise.   Price: $150.00
  6. ASPRO R. Grenville Smith & Alexander Barrie Aspro. How A  Family Business  Grew  Up.  illus. with many col.  &  b/w.  plates t/out.  pub. Melb. Nicholas Int. Ltd. 1976  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.182.Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, little faded to spine, otherwise fine.   Price: $25.00
  7. AUSTIN MARY   Acupuncture Therapy illus. with text illustrations by Denis Lawson-Wood. pub. Turnstone Books 1975 Second Printing d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.290. An authoritative and comprehensive work on the philosophy, principals and methods of a new and yet very ancient method of balancing the vital energies of the human organism. Previous owner's inscription on front free e/paper, fine.    Price: $40.00
  8. BECKMAN  J.W.  The  Touchstone Of  Mental  And  Physical Health.  illus.  with  16  full  page  plates  at  rear  on exercises. pub.  Melb.  The  Specialty   Press   nd.191-? dec. cl. glt.ltg. to front bd. 8vo. pp.112.  Australian contribution to achieving a healthy mind in a healthy body, with a physical exercises shown in the photographic plates. Very good copy.   Price: $65.00
  9. BILTON  JOHN  in  Association with Joan Brunte  &  Prof  J. Macdonald  Holmes.   The  Royal Flying  Doctor  Service  Of Australia.  Its origin Growth and Development. Written by John Bilton, in association with Joan Brunt and Professor J. Macdonald Holmes, on behalf of the Federal Council of The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, and in collaboration with the Sections of the Service. illus.  with 32 full page plates t/out. 1 sketch map, bibliography, index; pub. Syd. Royal  Flying  Doctor Service  of Australia Federal council 1961  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. p.258.XI. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  10. BOUSFIELD P. The Elements Of Practical Psycho-Analysis. pub. London Kegan, Trench, Trubner & Co Londres 1920 1st.ed or. blue cl. 8vo. pp.XII,276. Physician to the London Neurological Clinic. Gilt to spine faded else very good copy.   Price: $75.00
  11. BURCHILL  ELIZABETH  Inamincka. Story of  the  Australian Inland  Mission Nursing Service. illus. with e/paper  maps, and 21 plates. pub. Melb. Hodder & Stoughton 1960  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.176. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
  12. BURCHILL  ELIZABETH New Guinea Nurse. with e/paper maps & 12  full  page plates t/out. pub. Syd.  Angus  &  Robertson Rigby 1967 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.152. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, good copy.   Price: $30.00
  13. BURCHILL  ELIZABETH Thursday Island Nurse. illus. with  12 full  page  plates  t/out. pub. Adel.  Rigby  1972  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.140. Fine.   Price: $30.00
  14. BURCHILL  ELIZABETH Thursday Island Nurse. illus. with  12 full  page  plates  t/out. pub. Adel.  Rigby  1972  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.140.signed by author Melbourne 1974  Fine.   Price: $45.00
  15. BURCHILL ELIZABETH The Paths I've Trod. Autobiography  of an  Australian  Nurse. illus. with several  plates  t/out. mostly  full page pub. Melb. Spectrum Pub. 1984 p/b.  12mo. pp.XXVIII.252. signed by author. Fine.   Price: $35.00
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  16. BRASS A. Bleeding Earth. A Doctor Looks at Vietnam. 1968 Foreword by H.E. Salisbury. illus. with title-vign., 24 full-page plates and text-illus. pub. Melbourne: Heinemann, 1968 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.190. NOTE: An Australian medical correspondent's account of his visit to South Vietnam in 1967. The author visited hospitals, clinics and refugee camps from the Mekong Delta in the south to the active war zone in the north to uncover the unwritten side of the conflict. " Dr Alister Brass does not write of battle. He writes of what battle does to people, the consequences to men, to women and their children." Fine copy. Price: $35.00
  17. BRITON ALFRED J. (Founded by) Health And Physical Culture Magazine July 1st 1929. illus. with b/w./sepia photo plates t/out. advts. or.stapled wrappers, yellow and green cover pub. Sydney Briton Publications 1929 4to. pp.60. Articles inc: Success by Physical Culture, Exercising the eyes, Food Values and How to Obtain Them, Watch Your Teeth, Do you Want to Die, Ballet at State Theatre, Football training and Physical Culture, etc. Cover price 1/-. Paged 49-60 lower margin scuffed, lacks small piece, else good.   Price: $40.00 
  18. BRITON ALFRED J. (published by) Health And Physical Culture Magazine Vol. 7 No. 2 February 1st 1934. illus. with b/w. photo plates t/out. advts. or. wrappers, red and black/sepia cover pub. Sydney Briton Publications 1934 4to. pp.70. Articles inc: Face Value is not Enough, Going Ugly to Get Beautiful, Scientists Life in Jungle Hell, How they 'Cure' in the Solomons, The World's Most Tragic Woman, You can Build up your Forearms, Pictorial Section, How to Train for Endurance, India Speaks, Pencil and Phone etc. Cover price 1/-. Very good condition.   Price: $40.00
  19. BRYCE LUCY M.  An Abiding Gladness illus. with frontis. b/w. plates, index. pub. Melbourne Georgian House, 1965 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.XV,322 "The background of contemporary Blood Transfusion and its story during the years 1929-1959 in the Victorian Division of the Australian Red Cross Society". Forewords by Geoffrey Newman-Morris and Violet Brooks. Very good copy.    Price: $30.00
  20. CLARKE  JOAN  The Doctor Who Dared. The  story  of  Henry Price, MD. (Berlin); MB, BS (Brisbane) who, in 1953 took to court  11  Australian doctors on  charges of  defamation, conspiracy  and libel. pub. Syd. Tully Press  1982  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.240. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
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  21. COLE E.W. (ed)  Sleep illus. with frontis. photo-plate of author asleep with dog. Many facsimile engravings of portraits, t/out. index; pub. The Author 1916 or. brown cl. gilt lettering, dec. to front board & backstrip 12mo. pp.350. adverts. Gilt lettering faded to spine else very good.    Price: $45.00
  22. COLE E.W. (ed) Mother  illus. with frontis. photo-plate of author at 81. Many facsimile engravings of portraits, & plates t/out. index; pub. The Author 1916 2nd ed. or. brown cl. gilt lettering, dec. to front board & backstrip, photo inlay of mother and baby, 12mo. pp.430. adverts. advert section mainly for Coles related books and works. With verse and poems dedicated to the virtues of Mother and family. The poems have been selected by Cole. Gilt lettering faded to spine else very good.    Price: $45.00
  23. CORRIS  PETER  Fred Hollows. An autobiography  with  Peter Corris.  illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. pub.  Melb. John Kerr Books 1991 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.240.   fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  24. CRIBB A.B. & J.W. Wild Medicine In Australia illus. with colour photos Selected References. Index. pub. Sydney, Collins, 1981 1st ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.228. A wealth of information on the range of native and naturalised species which have been used to treat common health ailments. Fine.   Price: $40.00
  25. CUNNINGHAM EDWARD S.  Compiled by. Melbourne Women's Hospital. And So We Go On -- 1856-1940. The History of the Woman's Hospital Melbourne 1856-1940. illus. with frontis. & 16 full page plates throughout; or. cream wrappers, b/w. pic. to front wrapper, roy.4to. pp.40. fine copy.    Price: $55.00
  26. CUSACK FRANK Squatters' Choice. A History of the Swan Hill District Hospital. illus. with 8 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Hawthorn Press 1979 1st.ed. or. cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. 192. Fine.    Price: $35.00
  27. CUTLER ELLIOTT C. & Robert Zollinger  Atlas Of Surgical Operations profusely illus. with b/w. drawings t/out. some full page by Mildred B. Codding pub. New York Macmillan 1949 2nd. edition or. grey/blue cl. folio pp.226. surgical technique atlas, with numerous drawings of the more common surgical procedures, and with sufficient text opposite each page of drawings to discuss the technical details.   Price: $55.00
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  28. DALE  Dr. JOHN Ed. by. The Official Handbook issued by  The 1936  Health  Week Committee Containing  articles  on  Child Welfare Etc. illus. with many advts. t/out. pub. Melb.  The Health Association of Australia 1936 or. lt.brn. wps.  8vo. pp.48. Very good.    Price: $30.00
  29. DUKE JOHN S. Mary-Loraine Duke, Angela Guymer, Merval Hoare, Nan Smith.  Norfolk Island Hospitals and the Public Health from the 1st Convict Settlement. illus. with 10 full page plates maps, plans; pub. Norfolk Island Historical Society 1994 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 4to. pp.58. Fine.   Price: $35.00
  30. ELDRIDGE MARGARET A History Of The Treatment Of Speech Disorders pub. Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1968 d/w. 8vo. pp.232. sl chipped d/w. else fine. Price: $30.00
  31. ELLERY  R.S. The Cow Jumped Over The Moon. Private  papers of  a  psychiatrist. pub. Melb. Cheshire 1956  d/w. 8vo. pp.288. A first hand account of events in a Victorian mental hospital. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, sl. chipped d/w. else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
  32. EMMART EMILY WILCOX The Badianus Manuscript illus. with 118 facsimile plates of the Badianus Manuscript & 6 other plates; pub. Baltimore MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1940 Edition. or. buckram d/w. royal 4to. pp.342 A facsimile of the famous Aztec Herbal of 1552, the earliest in America, the original of which is in the Vatican Library as part of the Codex Barberini. The work provides a time capsule for botanical history in 16th century Mexico. Very fine copy.   Price: $600.00        Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
  33. FAULKNER THOMAS M.D. The Book Of Nature: A Full and Explicit Explanation of the Structure and Uses of the Origins of Life and Generation in Man and Woman. intended especially for the maried or those intending to marry. Or such complete panorama of the mysteries of human reproduction has ever before been given to the world. illus. with 'more than 50 engravings' (reproduced) pub. Melbourne Will Andrade, 1921 or. light grey/green wrappers, 8vo. pp.256. Little faded to spin, chipped with some of binding exposed, little soiled else very good.   Price: $30.00
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  34. FRAZER PROFESSOR  Breathnach, A.S Ed. - Frazer's Anatomy of the Human Skeleton,  illus. with 197 drawings some col. pub. London J & A Churchill, 1960 Fifth ed, d/w. 4to. pp.248 Fine copy.    Price: $75.00
  35. FREUD ANNA   The Ego And The Mechanisms Of Defence pub. London, The Hogarth Press / The Institute of Psycho-analysis 1961 or. green cl. 8vo. pp.196. Notes to f/free e/paper, one page underlining, else v/good.   Price: $40.00
  36. FREUD SIGMUND Three Essays On The Theory  Of  Sexuality. Translated by James Strachey pub. Lond. Imago Pub. Co. 1949 1st.ed. of this translation  d/w. 8vo. pp.134. sl.  spotted  to  edges, price clipped otherwise fine.   Price: $45.00
  37. FREUD SIGMUND Moses And Monotheism. Translated  from the German  by Katherine Jones. pub. Lond. 1951  Hogarth  Press and The  Institute of Psycho-Analysis  (The  International Psycho-Analytical  Library No.33)  8vo.  pp.223. cl. little flecked to edges, else v/good copy.   Price: $35.00
  38. FREUD SIGMUND The Essentials Of Psycho-Analysis. Selected, with  an  introduction  and commentaries  by  Anna  Freud. Translated from the German by James Strachey pub. Lond. The Hogarth  Press  and The Institute of  Psycho-Analysis  (The International  Psycho-Analytical Library) d/w.  8vo. pp.X.598. Fine.   Price: $55.00
  39. FREUD SIGMUND The Interpretation Of  Dreams.  Translated from the German by James Strachey. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1971 d/w. 8vo. pp.XXXII.692.  Slight chip to d/w. else very good copy.   Price: $45.00
  40. GARDINER LYNDSAY  Hospitals In Association A History of the Country and Metropolitan Hospitals Association 1918-1974. With sources, index; pub. Mount Eagle Publications, 1977 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.VI.78. The 'Country Hospitals' Association' was formed in 1918 to be a common voice for Victorian Country Hospitals, in the ever-growing challenge for sympathetic government 'ears'. Contents include: Origins, 'A Trading Section', Post-war attitudes, Post-war achievements. Presentation copy, with VHA stamp. Almost fine copy.    Price: $35.00
  41. GARDINER  LYNDSAY Royal Children's  Hospital.  Melbourne 1870-1970.  with  numerous  plates t/out.  some  full  page e/paper illus. pub. Melb. 1970 full original full calf 4to pp.232. Special edition. Fine.  Price: $95.00
  42. GARDINER  LYNDSAY Royal Children's  Hospital.  Melbourne 1870-1970.  with  numerous  plates t/out.  some  full  page e/paper illus. pub. Melb. 1970 d/w. 4to. pp. pp.232. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  43. GARDINER  LYNDSAY E.V. Keogh.  Soldier,  Scientist  And Administrator.  illus.  with  12 full  page  plates  t/out. e/paper dwgs. bibliography, references and bibliography, index; pub. Melb. Hyland House 1990 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.176. E.V. Keogh's life spread a wide influence throughout Australian medicine, yet as a seemingly modest man few records or possessions were left behind leaving his name scarcely known amongst the general public.   Price: $35.00
  44. GARNSEY ARTHUR Mrs. Scarlet Pillows. An Australian Nurse's Tales of Long Ago. Story of nursing on the Western Australian goldfields late last century and early this century. illus. with frontis. (drawing) & two full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. by author? n.d. 194-? or. red & black stiff wrappers 8vo. pp.154. fine copy, presentation copy signed by author.     Price: $100.00
  45. GAULT E.W. ALAN LUCAS A Century  Of  Compassion. history  of the Austin Hospital. illus. with 24  full  page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Macmillan 1982 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.378. Melbourne's Austin Hospital was established in 1880 for incurable patients, but over the next century became one of the city's leading general medical facilities. This history of one institution is also a portrait of hospital development over 100 years. Fine.   Price: $30.00
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  46. GILLISON JOAN Colonial Doctor And His Town. illus. with endpaper maps, 8 pages of plates, appendices, bibliography, index; pub. Melbourne, Cypress Books 1974 1st ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.292 Biography of English Doctor, Samuel Reynolds (1825-1901) who came to Australia and became Mansfield's first medical practitioner. Dustwrapper rubbed else very good copy.   Price: $45.00
  47. GINSBURG JOSIF The Hygiene Of Youth And Beauty  illus. with 40 black and white plates; pub. Sydney. Cornstalk Publishing Company. 1927 1st. ed. d/w. 12mo. pp.212. An American plastic surgeon gives advice about cosmetics and hygiene. Some foxing else very good copy in the slightly chipped d/w. Price: $95.00
  48. GOOD HEALTH  (Sunshine and Smiles) No.73 Vol.6 No.8 (New Series) Dec. 20 1929. 6d on front cover. illus. with many text plates t/out. drawings, all in sepia, pub. Sydney np. 1929 Editorial and News and Views by George Hooligan, ' a mid monthly tabloid newspaper pub. in the interests of good health-your good health- and Australian babies. Opinions and utterances expressed herein are not to be regarded as the official sentiments of St. Margaret's Hospital or any other hospital unless specifically stated to be….' or. wrappers, 4to. pp.8. Slight silverfishing to front wrapper else v/good. Price: $25.00
  49. GRENFELL Sir WILFRED Forty Years For Labrador illus. with Portrait frontispiece. 27 b/w illustrations - mostly photos. Index. pub. London Hodder and Stoughton 1934 or. turquoise cloth 8vo. pp.366. A sequel to "A Labrador Doctor". Memoir of a doctor who spent 40 years with the peoples of the North. With historic photographs, most by F. C. Sears. Born in England 1855 died 1940. went to Marlborough Collage Knighted 1906. Slight wear to head of spine, lacks front free e/paper, otherwise v/good.    Price: $30.00
  50. GYE CAROLINE The Cockney And The Crocodile illus. with frontis. 10 photo plates, and 2 maps. pub. London Faber & Faber 1962 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.272. Story of an expedition into the Western Australian outback by an English ophthalmologist to investigate for the flying doctor service, the prevalence of eye disease in the back country.   Price: $30.00
  51. HACHIYA MICHIHIKO Hiroshima Diary "The journal of a Japanese physician August 6th to September 30th 1945". Translated and edited by Warner Wells, M.D. pub. London 1955 4th. imp. or. dark blue cl. 8vo. pp.256. An eye-witness account of the atomic bombing and the seven weeks that followed by a medical doctor whose hospital was gutted by the blast. Spine little browned else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
  52. HAGGER JENNIFER Australian Colonial Medicine. illus.  with 16  full page plates t/out. pub. Adel. Rigby  1979  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.220. Fine.   Price: $35.00
  53. HANSEN LOUIS A. Simple Treatments For Common Ailments. illus. with frontis. & many text plates t/out. pub. Vic. Warburton Signs Pub. Co. 1932 or. stiff coloured, wrappers; 8vo. pp.96. Good copy.    Price: $30.00
  54. HOBBS VICTORIA But Westward Look.  Nursing  in  Western Australia 1829-1979. illus. with 32 full page plates t/out. pub. W.A. Uni. of W.A. Press 1980 red d/w.  roy.8vo. pp.XVI.256. Fine.  Price: $40.00
  55. HOLLOWS  FRED An autobiography with Peter  Corris.  illus. with  16 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. John Kerr  1991 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.240. Hollows initiated the Trachoma Program which brought eye health care to over 100,000 Aborigines. Fine.   Price: $35.00
  56. HOWIE  WILLIS  IAN   A  Century  For  Australia.  St.  John Ambulance  in  Australia 1883-1983. illus. with  many  text plates  t/out.  pub.  Canberra  The Order  of  St  John  in Australia 1983 d/w. 8vo. pp.XXX.580. author's signed presentation copy.    Price: $40.00
  57. HUGHES MARY KENT Pioneer Doctor. illus. with frontis. & 7 full  page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Oxford Uni. Press  1950 d/w. 8vo. pp.164. Biography of John Singleton, who was one of the first doctors to practise in Victoria and his family's first landing in Melbourne in 1851 to his death. Fine in the slightly chipped d/w.   Price: $40.00
  58. HUGHES  THEA  STANLEY Miss. The League Of Health  In  Australia. A republication of the leading articles which appeared in "Movement" the official organ of the League of Health together with some of the poems and prose extracts which appeared in the same issues pub. Syd. 1961 d/w. 8vo. pp.256. fine in the damp stained d/w.   Price: $30.00
  59. JACOBS  JAMES W. Let Them Be Admitted. Being a history  of The  Royal Freemasons' Homes of Vic. from the birth  of  an idea  in 1858. illus. with 22 full page plates t/out.  pub. Melb. Freemasons'  Homes  1967 1st.ed.  d/w.  8vo. pp.232. The history from the birth of an idea in 1858 and a record of events from the laying of the foundation stone of the first cottages in June 1867 until the completion of one hundred years of service to the aged in June 1967. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  60. JING CHEN  Anatomical Atlas Of Chinese Acupuncture Points illus. with tables, fold out coloured diagrams, drawings, mainly coloured; pub. China Jinan: Shandong Science and Technology, College of traditional Chinese medicine 1990. d/w. 4to. pp.266. name to f/free e/paper else fine copy.    Price: $60.00
  61. MacFADDEN BERNARR Ed.  Physical Culture Magazine Vol. LXXVIII No. 3 September 1937. illus. with b/w./sepia photo plates t/out. advts. or. wrappers, red and green pictorial cover pub. N.Y. MacFadden Publications 1937 4to. pp.94. Articles inc: One Sentence witch can Replace Doctoring, Walking-Our greatest Health Builder, Are you a Victim of a Medical Racket, The Body Beautiful. etc. etc. Two loose pages else very good condition.   Price: $30.00
  62. McCANN  F.B. Medicine Man. Experiences of  a Government Medical  Officer in Northern Territory.  with illus. t/out. by Phil  Taylor pub. Syd. Angus  &  Robertson 1959  1st.ed.  d/w.  8vo. pp.VIII.208. Very good copy.   Price: $25.00
  63. LASSAK  E.V.  & T. McCARTHY Australian  Medicinal  Plants. illus. with 24 full page col. plates t/out. text dwgs. pub. Syd. Mandarin 1987 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 8vo. pp.240. An essential guide and invaluable resource for anyone interested in herbal medicine, Australian flora and the indigenous Australian culture. Features a history of the Aboriginal use of native plants and explains how the first European settlers learnt of their medicinal value from the indigenous people. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  64. McDONALD ROGER Illustrated by Richard Woldendorp Australia's Flying Doctors. The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia; profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page and colour; pub. Sydney Pan MacMillan 1994 1st.ed. d/w. 4to. pp.164. Illustrated tribute to the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, colour photographs of outback Australia and the people who work and rely on the Flying Doctors.   Price: $40.00
  65. McPHEAT  W. SCOTT John Flynn. Apostle to the Inland.  illus with e/paper maps col. frontis. 29 b/w. plates & maps; preface by author, list of illustrations, list of maps, two appendices, bibliography, references and notes and index. Endpaper maps, pub. London,  Hodder & Stoughton 1963 1st.ed.  d/w.  8vo. pp.286. Biography of the Presbyterian minister who founded the Australian Inland Mission and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
  66. McPHEAT  W. SCOTT John Flynn. Apostle to the Inland.  illus with e/paper maps col. frontis. 29 b/w. plates & maps; preface by author, list of illustrations, list of maps, two appendices, bibliography, references and notes and index. Endpaper maps, pub. London,  Hodder & Stoughton 1963 1st.ed.  d/w.  8vo. pp.286. Biography of the Presbyterian minister who founded the Australian Inland Mission and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Signed by author on title page, and John Flynn's wife, Jean Flynn. Very good copy.   Price: $60.00
  67. MILLER  ROBIN Flying Nurse. illus. with e/paper maps &  16 full  page  plates  t/out. pub. Adel.  Rigby  1971  1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.220. After completing her training as a nurse and pilot, she found a way to combine these skills when she was offered the single-handed task of vaccinating the population of northern West Australia against polio. She also made flights from San Francisco to Aust. ferrying aircraft for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, which she later joined as a Flying Nurse. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
  68. MITCHELL ANN M. The Hospital South Of The Yarra. A history of  Alfred  Hospital  Melbourne  from  foundation  to   the  Nineteen-Forties. illus. with e/paper maps, col. frontis. & many  b/w.  plates t/out. some full page appendix, notes on sources, notes, index; pub.  Melb.  Alfred Hospital 1977 d/w. 8vo. pp.300. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  69. MULLER J.P. My System 15 Minutes Exercise a Day for Health's Sake. illus. with frontis. (portrait dated 1922) & 120 photo plates; pub. Sydney Sunday Times nd. c.1920-? New ed, enlarged or. card boards, 8vo. pp.128. Presents the author's exercises originally selected and composed for the purpose of keeping his comrades of the Copehagen Rowing Club and himself fit during the "off" season." Paper to spine little chipped closed tear to page 52 else very good.   Price: $40.00
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  70. NUNN HARRY A Most Ingenious Hospital. A History of Sandringham and District Memorial Hospital 1940-1990. with e/paper illus. 24 b/w. photo-plates, bibliography, appendices, index. pub. Melb. 1990 1st.ed. or. maroon cl. cr.4to. pp.X.342. limited to 50 numbered and signed copies by author, this being No.17. Presentation copy with several signatures to f/free e/paper. Fine.  Price: $75.00
  71. PAGE MICHAEL The Flying Doctor Story 1928-1978. illus. with e/paper maps & 24 full page plates t/out. pub. Adel. Rigby 1977 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.328. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  72. PATERSON  HELEN  `5.30, Nurse! The Story  of  the  Alfred Nurses. with e/paper illus. & profusely illus. with  plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Melb. History Books. 1996 1st.ed. d/w. cr.4to. pp.XII.260. Signed by author. Fine.   Price: $50.00
  73. PAVLOV  IVAN  PETROVITCH Lectures On Conditioned Reflexes. [Twenty Five Years of Objective Study of the Higher Nervous Activity Behavior of Animals] Translated from the Russian by W. Horsley Gantt. illus. with frontis. photographs,  notes, bibliography, index, tables, pub. New York International Publishers, 1928 1st. ed. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.414. Dustwrapper a few closed edge tears, price-clipped otherwise near fine copy.   Price: $150.00
  74. PAVY  PAT Bush Surgeon. illus. with 16 full  page  plates t/out. pub.  Adel.  Rigby 1979 1st.ed.  d/w.  8vo. pp.194. pen marks on f/free e/paper else fine.   Price: $30.00
  75. PENNELL ALICE M.  Pennell Of The Afghan Frontier  the Life of Theodore Leighton Pennell illus. with 20 plates throughout, map and folding map, pub. London Seeley, Service & Co 1914 (Second Edition). or. red cloth 8vo, pp.464 Biography of the legendary British doctor in the turn of the twentieth Century North West Frontier Province. Full of details of Pathan life. Very sl. faded to spine else very good copy. Price: $85.00
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  76. PHILLIPS PETER J.  Kill Or Cure? Lotions, Potions Characters & Quacks of Early Australia. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page pub. Adel. Rigby 1978 1st.ed. d/w. 4to. pp.158. Very good copy.    Price: $45.00
  77. PRIESTLEY  SUSAN Bush Nursing In Victoria.  1910-1985  the first 75 years. with e/paper maps & b/w. text plates t/out. pub. Melb. Lothian 1986 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.IX.246. The VBNA was formed in 1910 to provide much needed nursing care in country areas. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
  78. PROCEEDINGS Of The Second Australasian Catholic Congress. [Medical Section Only]. illus. with diagrams; pub. Melbourne, 1905. Original light green wrappers, cr.4to. pp.54 very good condition. Price: $25.00
  79. ROSENTHAL  NEWMAN  People-Not Cases. The  Royal  District Nursing  Service.  illus. with 16 full page  plates  t/out. pub. Melb. Nelson 1974 d/w. 8vo. pp.XVIII.212. lacks f/free  e/paper,  paragraph in one page underlined  in  ink otherwise fine.   Price: $30.00
  80. RUDDOCK E. H.  The Lady's Manual Of Homoeopathic Treatment In The Various Derangements Incident To Her Sex. With b/w. illus. in text pub. London & Melbourne The Homoeopathic Publishing Co. Martin & Pleasance 85 Collins Street, Chemist, 1886 ninth edition; Revised And Enlarged; or. cl. gilt titles on front board & spine, decorated front board & spine, cr.8vo. pp.270.3 advts. very good copy.   Price: $100.00
  81. SAYERS  C.E.  The Women's. A social history  to  mark  the 100th anniversary of the Royal Women's Hospital  Melbourne 1856 - 1956. 2 illus. pub. Melb. Renwick Pride 1956 d/w. 8vo. pp.170. Fine in the chipped d/w.   Price: $30.00
  82. SCHOLL Dr. WILLIAM M.  Dictionary Of The Foot illus. with several diagrams; pub. Chicago The Foot Specialist Publishing Co. 1918 or. green cl. 12mo. pp.90 plus 4 pages of advertisements. Fine.   Price: $35.00
  83. SEAGRAVE GORDON S. Burma Surgeon. illus. with 8 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Gollancz 1945 d/w. 8vo. pp.190. The author was a Liet. Colonel in the US. Medical Corps in China, Burma and India. In 1942 he was in the retreat from Burma to India under the command of General Joe Stilwell. This account of life in the Shan States of Burma includes his war time experiences. A compelling story of adventure in peace & war. Fine in the chipped d/w. Price: $35.00
  84. SEAGRAVE GORDON S. (1897-1965) Burma Surgeon Returns. illus. with frontis. & 7 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Gollancz 1946 d/w. 8vo. pp.268. The story of what happened to a medical unit after General Stilwell's retreat during the battle of Burma. fine in the chipped d/w.   Price: $30.00
  85. SIGNS Publishing Company.  Home And Health. A Household Manual Containing Two Thousand Recipes and Helpful Suggestions on the Building and Care of the Home in Harmony with Sanitary Laws; The Preservation of Health by Clean, Consistent Living; and the Home Treatment of the More Simple Ailments and Diseases, by the use of Natural, Rational Remedies Instead of Drugs. Prepared and Edited by a Competent Committee of Home-Makers and Physicians. pub. Vic. Signs Publishing Company. 1909. Prepared and edited by a competent committee of home makers and physicians; illus. with figures, many full-page, and pictorial sketches throughout the text. or. green cloth, qtr.clf. marbled edges, floral endpapers 8vo. pp.574. Quotes, advice, folk-lore, poems, and helpful hints. Very good.   Price: $100.00
  86. TERRY SUSAN House Of Love. Life in a Vietnamese Hospital. illus. with frontispiece map, & 12 full page b/w. plates t/out. pub. Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1967 d/w. 8vo. pp.248. Story written by an Australian Nurse who spent a year, Oct 1964 - Nov. 1965 working at Long Xuyen Provincial Hospital, An Giang, Sth Vietnam. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
  87. UHL JEAN Mount Royal. A Social History. illus. with e/paper maps, frontis. & 20 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.246. Fine. Price: $40.00
  88. VALLERY-RADOT RENE  The Life Of Pasteur Translated from the French by Mrs. R.L. Devonshire. Introduction by the Sir William Osler. illus. with frontis. in black and white portrait of Louis Pasteur pub. London Constable, d/w. 8vo. pp.484 Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, sl. chipped d/w. else fine.    Price: $35.00
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  89. VAUGHAN BERKELEY Doctor In Papua. illus. with 10 full page plates t/out. map; pub. Adel. Rigby 1974 d/w. 8vo. pp.180. fine copy.   Price: $40.00
  90. WALKER ROBIN Under Fire. A History of Tobacco Smoking in Australia. illus. with b/w. plates, tables, and text illus. index; pub. Melbourne University Press Australia 1984 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.156. Seeks to show who smoked, how they smoked, what they smoked, why some smoked and others did not smoke, and how at various times social convention and government policy have limited, tolerated, or approved of the habit. The ways in which tobacco manufactures have increasingly been bale to control and extend the market for their products is investigated. The author provides a concise historical explanation of a contemporary social issue. d/w. with lightly faded spine. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
  91. WANNAN’S  BILL  Assembled by. Folk Medicine. A  Miscellany  of old Cures and Remedies, Superstitions, and Old Wives' Tales having  particular reference to Australia and  the  British Isles. illus. with many text illus. t/out. pub. Melb.  Hill of Content 1970 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.190. Sl. foxed else very good.   Price: $35.00
  92. WHITE NANCY H.  Sharing The Climb illus. with map, & b/w. text plates t/out. pub. Melbourne Oxford Uni Press 1991 or. card wrappers, (paperback), 8vo. pp.118. Sister Nancy White worked to rebuild schools, health services and mission stations in New Guinea following WWII in 1948. In 1951 it was all lost when Mt Lamington erupted! Presentation copy signed by Nancy White. Fine.   Price: $35.00
  93. WHITE E. McQUADE. Reminiscences Of An Australian Army Nurse.  illus. with b/w illus. n.p. (Brisbane?) n.d. . (c.1945?) 1st ed. Ill. wraps. pp.56. The author's account of her seven years in the Northern Territory from 1936 to 1943, with much on the difficult war years in Darwin. Very good.   Price: $50.00
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  94. WILLIAMS JENNIFER A. & Rupert D. Goodman. Jane Bell O.B.E. 1873-1959. Lady Superintendent The Royal Melbourne Hospital 1910-1934. illus. with many plates t/out. some full page, one col. and tipped-in; pub. Melbourne, The Royal Melbourne Graduate Nurses Assoc. 1988 d/w. 8vo. pp.186. fine copy.    Price: $35.00
  95. WISEWOULD  GWENETH Outpost. A Doctor on the  Divide. pub. Vic.  Lowden  Pub. 1971 1st.ed.  d/w.  8vo.  pp.192. A Victorian country doctor's memoirs. Tinted end-papers, minor losses to d/w. corners, else very good copy.   Price: $45.00
  96. WOODHAM-SMITH CECIL   Florence Nightingale 1820-1910. illus. with  frontis. & 3 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond.  1950 8vo. pp.616. Biography of Florence Nightingale, which focuses on her service during the Crimean War, draws on various family papers not available to Sir Edward Cook when he composed her official life shortly after her death. fine.   Price: $35.00
  97. ZWAR  DESMOND The Dame. The Life and Times of  Dame Jean MacNamara medical pioneer. illus. with 16 full page plates t/out.  pub. Melb. Macmillan 1984 1st.ed. d/w.  8vo. pp.168. Biography of medical pioneer who fought to control polio and also the devastating rabbit plagues of the 1950s and 1960s. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
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