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TRACTATUS DE HERBIS
Written by Minta Collins; Sandra Raphael.
Stock no. 1822573
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. This facsimile edition has been reproduced from the manuscript Egerton MS 747 in The British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes, and printed at The Bath Press, Glasgow, on Phoenix Motion Xenon paper. This edition of 1000 copies has been bound for the members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley in full goatskin leather, with leather onlays, over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. Contained in a green solander box, with smaller separate 'Commentary' book by Minta Collins containing the list of plants by Sandra Raphael. This is copy 503 of 1000. A fine set contained in solander box which has a small black mark to top front corner and a few light score marks to rear. These faults on the box are very minor and do not show up in photos.

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A WELSH LEECH BOOK OR LLYFR O FEDDYGINIAETH
Written by Timothy Lewis.
Stock no. 1822426
Published by D. Salesbury Hughes. 1st thus 1914. Almost very good condition.

Faithfully reproduced from the original manuscript. Edited by Timothy Lewis. Limited Edition of 300. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Brown flower patterned endpapers. Introduction in English, recipes etc in Welsh. Boards damp stained. Corners rubbed and worn. Joints a little weak and starting to crack. Damp staining to pastedowns. Text block browned. Scattered foxing throughout. Joints pulled but binding is generally tight.

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WELLINGTON'S DOCTORS: THE BRITISH ARMY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by Martin Howard.
Stock no. 1822094
Published by The History Press. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

The doctors of Britain's Napoleonic army played a crucial role in the war against France. Wellington was the first British general to praise his doctors in dispatches. Here, many rare contemporary Napoleonic memoirs and letters have been consulted to give a unique and vivid picture of the army doctors and the soldiers in their care. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781862274938. First paperback edition.

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CULPEPER'S COLOUR HERBAL
Written by Nicholas Culpeper; David Potterton; E.J. Shellard. Illustrated by Michael Stringer.
Stock no. 1822027
Published by Guild Publishing. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 224 pages including index. Edited by Potterton. Foreword by E.J. Shellard. Fading to spine and lower edges. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE PENNY CASTLE: A HISTORY OF THE PONTYPOOL & DISTRICT HOSPITAL 1903 TO 1993
Written by Warren William Lewis.
Stock no. 1821924
Published by Warren William Lewis. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book shows the community spirit in its true sense, combining all those people of differing class and social backgrounds working together with one purpose in mind, to build and maintain a Hospital for the district of Pontypool. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0954450302. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to colophon page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 1821535
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Second printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some scuffing and slight bumps to sides.

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HISTORY OF THE ROYAL GWENT HOSPITAL 1839-1948
Written by Thomas Baker Jones; W.J. Townsend Collins.
Stock no. 2134442
Published by R.H. Johns. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

B/w photos. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spine and cover edges are faded, with some other marks; foxspots etc. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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STATISTICS APPLIED TO CLINICAL TRIALS
Written by Ton J. Cleophas; Aeilko H. Zwinderman; Toine F. Cleophas.
Stock no. 1820875
Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2nd 2002. Very good condition.

Second Edition. This book not only explains classical statistical analysis of clinical trials, but also addresses relatively novel issues, including equivalence testing, interim analyses, sequential analysis, meta-analyses, and provides a framework of the best statistical methods currently available for these purposes. Lilac cardwraps. ISBN: 1402005709. Light bowing of covers. It is possible there is some minor annotation present but we did not spot it.

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BAYESIAN ADAPTIVE METHODS FOR CLINICAL TRIALS
Written by Scott M. Berry; Bradley P. Carlin; et al.
Stock no. 1820371
Published by CRC Press. Circa 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series. For readers involved in clinical trials research, this book significantly updates and expands their statistical toolkits. Blue glazed boards. ISBN: 9781439825488. Boards a little scuffed, remains of label to rear board. Binding error to rear pastedown and endpaper which means the pastedown is creased vertically and last page of index is stuck to the pastedown. Contents otherwise fine.

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DEGENERATION AMONGST LONDONERS
Written by James Cantlie.
Stock no. 2133867
Published by Field & Tuer. Circa 1885. Good condition.

A lecture which attracted much public attention in the newspapers exciting "surprise and suspicion that in this, the most healthy of all large towns, as judged from the death rate returns, there should even be a question of degeneration". Small format. Beige card wraps with dark brown outer layer. 61 pages. Outer wraps darkened and in two halves with some loss. Inner wraps clean and sound. Some pencil annotion in margins. Pages lightly browned.

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C-SIZE: TEN YEARS AS THE DOCTOR OF THE QE2
Written by Nigel Roberts.
Stock no. 1819751
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 1988. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A hilarious and dramatic memoir. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0283996722. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Contents browned. Two dustwrappers... one in English, the other in Japanese - this dustwrapper is SIGNED by the author to front flap.

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PSYCHOLOGICAL TYPES
Written by C. G. Jung.
Stock no. 1819211
Published by Routledge. 1st thus 1991. Nearly fine condition.

First paperback edition, from Jung's Collected Works. First appeared in German in 1921. Pictorial cardwraps. 617 pages including index. ISBN: 9780415071772. Minor marks to spine and light scuffing to covers.

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