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Alternative Therapies

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Health and Medicine:Alternative Therapies

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1 Culpeper's Complete Herbal and English Physician
Harvey Sales 1981 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
iv, 240 pp. Occasional colour plates. Facsimile edition of the 1826 original. Previous owner's name in ink to front flyleaf. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. Page edges lightly yellowed. Boards with some light edgewear. Dustjacket sunned at spine, with some light edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Adams, Patch (M.D.) & Mylander, Maureen Gesundheit!
Rochester, Vermont Healing Arts Press 1993 089281442X / 9780892814428 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, 208 pp. Covers a little edgeworn, creased; curling corners. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Bach, Edward. Edited by Julian Barnard Collected Writings of Edward Bach
Bath Ashgrove Press 1994 1853980730 / 9781853980732 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
224 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Small corner crease to rear cover. Very faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. "An indispensable source-book for users of Flower Remedies." 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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4 Bloom, William The Endorphin Effect: A Breakthrough Strategy for Holistic Health and Spiritual Wellbeing
London Piatkus Books 2001 0749921587 / 9780749921583 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
307 pp. Very light general and edgewear to covers. Some scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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5 British Homoeopathic Society British Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia. Third Edition
London E. Gould & Son 1882 Third Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
xix, 456 pp. General and edgewear to brown stamped boards. Corners and extremities of backstrip are worn through, with a little loss to lower edge of backstrip. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt seal ("Similia Similibus") to front cover are bright, but a little rubbed. Considerable foxing to edges of text block; occasional foxing internally; otherwise unmarked. Corner creases to less than 20 pages. In two or three places string is showing between signatures, but binding and hinges are quite solid. 
Price: 145.00 AUD
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Stone Age Diet: The Natural Way to Eat, Chaitow, Leon
6 Chaitow, Leon Stone Age Diet: The Natural Way to Eat
London Macdonald Optima 1987 0356123286 / 9780356123288 Paperback Good Octavo 
160 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; crease to lower back corner. Shallow reading creases to spine, but binding is solid. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked. Illustrated with b/w cartoons. "Examines the paleolithic diet and discovers some startling parallels with modern nutritional advice: plenty of raw fruit and vegetables, some meat and fish, but little or no cereals or dairy products." Includes recipes. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Botanic Guide to Health, and the Natural Pathology of Disease, Coffin, A. I.
7 Coffin, A. I. Botanic Guide to Health, and the Natural Pathology of Disease
Manchester The British Medico-Botanic Press 1850 Nineteenth Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12 mo 
375 pp. General and edgewear to treated cloth boards; corners worn through. Foxing and discolouration to edges of text block. Occasional foxing and stains to otherwise unmarked pages. A few small tears. Binding is solid. General index; index of remedial agents (plants by common names, and medical compounds), index by various forms of diseases. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Curability of Tumours by Medicines, Compton-Burnett, J.
8 Compton-Burnett, J. Curability of Tumours by Medicines
Calcutta M. Bhattacharyya & Co 1967 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12 mo 
384 pp. Maroon cloth boards a little sunned along the spine, but clean and bright. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. A few pages roughly cut at the fore-edge; small tears to the rear endpapers. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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9 Graeter, Francis (compiler and translator), and Vincent Priessnitz Hydriatics: or Manual of the Water Cure, especially as practiced by Vincent Priessnitz in Graefenberg
New York William Radde 1842 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 16mo 
198 pp. Orange calf-backed boards are worn and a little soiled, with some loss of orange treated coverin material. Gilt lettering ("Priessnitz on Water Cure") to spine. Both eps are discoloured and torn along hinges. Prev. owner's stamp to front pastedown and ffep. All edges tinted. Foxing throughout, otherwise unmarked internally. Binding is square and tight. "Compiled and Translated from the Writings of Charles Munde, Dr. Oertel, Dr.Bernhard Hirschel, and Other Eye-Witnesses and Practitioners." 
Price: 140.00 AUD
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10 Hall, Dorothy Iridology: Personality and Health Analysis Through the Iris
Melbourne Nelson 1980 0170055582 / 9780170055581 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
241 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Deep crease across front cover. Edges of text block a little grubby. A few splotches to inside front cover. Lower (blank) half of half-title page is torn away; otherwise, interior clean and bright. Colour and black-and-white photos, diagrams, Iris Map frontis. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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11 Hern, John Advanced Hygiene; or, How to Cure Disease without Recourse to Drugs or Medicines of Any Kind
Melbourne Mason, Firthy & MCutcheon Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
328 pp. Red cloth boards with decorative blindstamping are worn and stained, with a prominent round cup stain to front cover. Gilt lettering to backstrip partially rubbed away. Gutter separated where half-title has been removed. Last page has two-inch tear along gutter, and a small chunk torn from the fore margin. Colour from boards has bled onto lower edge of front and rear eps. Light pencilled underlining to only two pages; otherwise unmarked. One b/w illustration (alimentary canal). Recipes (flour and milk, gum water, treacle whey, other yummies). 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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12 Hong Zhen Zhu Building a Jade Screen: Better Health with Chinese Medicine
Toronto Penguin Canada 2001 0143016970 / 9780143016977 Reprint Paperback Very Good Large Octavo 
xvii, 238 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Edges of text block yellowed; remainder mark to upper edge. Spine uncreased; nternally as new. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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13 Howard, Judy Growing Up with Bach Flower Remedies
Great Britain The C. W. Daniel Company Ltd. 1994 0852072732 / 9780852072738 First Paperback Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
xiv, 210 pp. Edgewear (slight grubbiness, edges curling), spine uncreased, interior bright, unmarked and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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14 Kneipp, Sebastian The Kneipp Cure. An Absolutely Verbal and Literal Translation of "Meine Wasserkur" (My Water Cure). Complete American Edition
New York The Kneipp Cure Publishing Company Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12 mo 
451 pp. + about 30 unpaginated pages of health- and book-related advertisements, some of them illustrated. Preface to the American edition is dated 1896, but no date appears on title page or copyright page. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and upper board. Boards are worn and stained, spine is faded, edges are a little frayed. Binding is solid. Light foxing and some soiling to edges of text block. First 20 or so pages have light waving to the upper margins. A few lightly pencilled notations to ffep, and very occasional pencilled marks to margins and a few ; otherwise generally clean and bright. Illustrated with b/w drawings and diagrams in the text, and plates of absolutely fabulous photos of the various stages and techniques of the water-cure. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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15 Maoshing Ni, PhD The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine: The Essential Text of Chinese Health and Healing
Boston and London Shambhala 1995 1570620806 / 9781570620805 First Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xviii, 316 pp. Slight edgewear, corners curling a little, light orange remainder mark to lower edge near spine (which is creased, although binding is solid throughout). Interior is unwrinkled, unmarked. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Prevention and Cure, Miles, Eustace
16 Miles, Eustace Prevention and Cure
Methuen 1911 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12 mo 
247 pp + 31-pg catalogue of books published by Methuen. Considerable general and edgewear to blue cloth boards. Foxing to edges of text block and throughout, confined mostly to margins. Two or three occurrences of pencilled marginalia. A few pages beginning to split at the gutter, but overall binding is sound. The book contains chapters on the prevention and cure of conditions including (but not limited to) self-slavery, old age, colds, obesity (and thinness), inattention and bad memory, monotony, crankiness, failure, hurry, disease and dis-ease in general. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Galvanism and Sine Current Technique, Morse, Frederick M., M.D.
17 Morse, Frederick M., M.D. Galvanism and Sine Current Technique
Boston The Tudor Press 1930 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
254 pp. General and edgewear to cloth boards. Fraying at corners and ends of spine. Foxing to endpapers and edges of text block. A couple of instances of inked underlining. 101 illustrations -- photographs of procedures and implements; anatomical diagrams. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Death Defeated.  Or The Psychic Secret of How to Keep Young., Peebles, J. M.
18 Peebles, J. M. Death Defeated. Or The Psychic Secret of How to Keep Young.
Battle Creek, Mich. The Temple of Health Publishing Co. 1900 First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
216 pp + list of "Some of Dr. Peebles' books." Frontispiece portrait of Author. Internally quite good, only occasional very minor foxing, tape stains to pasted-down endpapers. Page edges slightly yellowed, light small stain to top page edge. Boards with moderate general wear, particularly at edges and corners, stain to front board not affecting gilt design, which is still very bright. Small bookseller's sticker (Miss E.R. Hinge, Occult Book Depot, 117 Collins St, Melbourne) to front pastedown. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Autistic Children: The Nature and Treatment of Childhood Autism, Shaberman, Raphael Bernard
19 Shaberman, Raphael Bernard Autistic Children: The Nature and Treatment of Childhood Autism
London Stuart & Watkins 1971 0722401191 / 9780722401194 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
94 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dustwrapper; lower panel of dw is scuffed. Corners of brown boards a little bumped. Upper edge of text block faintly foxed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. "The chapter on causation presents a view which will be novel to many readers ... [but] is very much in line with the most profound and ancient teachings known to man, which are the key to harmonious evolution." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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20 Simpkins, R. Brooks Oculopathy
Rustington, Sussex Health Science Press 1963 Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
105 pp. General and edgewear, including smudges, chips and tears, to price-clipped dw. A few dents and bumps to blue cloth boards. Faint foxing to upper edge of text block. Some foxing and offsetting to eps. Bookseller stamp to ffep. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with 29 diagrams. 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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