THE MODERN PHYSICIAN. Being A Complete Guide To The Attainment & Preservation Of Health.
London. Caxton Publishing Company, 1910, Complete set of 5 volumes. Vol. I. Frontispiece is b./w. photo of Lord Lister. 262 pages. In front is colour illustration of the skull & brain in 5 layers. At back is colour illustration of the skeleton in 3 parts, plus 2 other colour plates & 56 b./w. illustrations. Divided into 4 sections. 1) Health & Disease. 2) Skeleton. 3) General Diseases. 4) Fever in General. 1) Structure & Functions of the brain & Nervous System. Vol. II. Frontispiece is a b./w. photograph of Sir Edward Treeves. In front is a model of internal organs, in 3 layers in colour. 3 other colour plates, 109 b./w. illustrations & photographs. 248 pages. In 8 Sections.1) Chemical Composition of the Body. 2) Digestive Sysyem & Digestion. 3) Diseases of Digestive System. 4) Diseases of Skin. 5) Diseases of Kidneys. 6) Animal Parasites & Diseases they cause. 7) Anatomy & Physiology of the Eye. 8) Ambulance or "First Aid" work. Vol. III. Frontispece is a b./w. photograph of Sir Wm. Henry Broadbent, 2 colour plates and 87 b./w. illustrations & photographs. 255 pages. In 6 sections. 1) Principles & Practice of Ambulance or First-Aid (continued) 2) Heart & Circulation of Blood.. 3) Diseases of Heart & Blood. 4) Lungs & Function of Breathing. 5) Diseases of Lungs. 6) Hygiene. Vol. !V. Sepia frontispiece is a photograph of Sir Richard D. Powell. 248 pages. With 2 colour plates, 8 b./w. plates, & 31 b./w. illustrations. Divided into 12 sections, 1) Structure & Functions of Brain & Nervous System. 2) Diseases of Brain & Nervous System. 3) Structure & Diseases of the Ear. 4) Infection & Disinfection. 5) Diseases of Bones & Joints. 6) Tropical Diseases. 7) Venereal Diseases.8) Family Medicine Chest. 9) Home Nursing. 10) Physical Culture. 11) Massage, Hydropathy, & Electrical Treatment. 12) Cooking for Invalids. Vol. V. Frontispiece is a sepia photograph of Dr. Wilson. 231 pages. 4 colour plates, 8 pages b./w. photographs, & 14 illustrations in the text. All 5 books are in near fine condition, with dark olive green binding. The title, author & decorations on spines & front covers are in gilt, and still bright. Page edges are red. Top edges are slightly dusty. No d./w. 1910
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