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The Manitoba Follow-Up Study - A Brief History

By: Cuddy M.D., T. Edward; Robert B. Tate Ph.D.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, The Manitoba Follow-Up Study: 2000

Seller ID: 15854

ISBN: 0968801307

Condition: Very Good


A few ink notations in text, head and tail of spine a little bumped, light corner curl of card covers. A few pages loose but still present ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; During WWII, Dr. F.A.L. Mathewson was responsible for examination of male aircrew recruits for the Royal Canadian Air Force. His evaluation of the fitness of these recruits for pilot training included medical histories, physical examinations, measurements of height, weight, and blood pressure. As well, and unique at the time was an ECG (electrocardiogram), even though it... View more info

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Quest for the Killers

By: Goodfield, June

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 1985

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 17819

ISBN: 0809015323

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear, some spotting bottom page edges.; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp, text unmarked.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages; "From the highlands of New Guinea to the streets of Greenwich Village this book tales the reader on an epidemiological journey that shows just how doctors and scientists work to eradicate disease. In separate chapters. the author describes the search for the cause & cure of five really deadly diseases" View more info

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Medical Works of the Knights Hospitallers of Saint John of Jerusalem

By: Hume, Professor Edgar Erskine

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18365

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine, corners a little bumped. Previous owner's stamp and written name on front free end paper. Light foxing on page fore edges and first few pages, light shelf soil bottom page edges. ; A tight solid book, gilt titles on spine. B&W illustrations throughout, hinges intact. Tissue guard still on frontispiece. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.84 X 7.87 X 0.59 inches; 371 pages; "The Hospitallers arose, in the early 12th century, at the time of the great monastic reformation, as a group of individuals associated with an Amalfitan hospital in the Muristan... View more info

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Watch-fires on the Mountains Life and Writings of Ethel Johns

By: Street, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18042

ISBN: 0802019870

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ shows some shelf wear and soil, with short tears and light chipping.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 336 pages; Inscribed by the author on the title page. Ethel Johns was the first director of the University of British Columbia School of Nursing. View more info