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"REVEALS AN ACCURACY FAR BEYOND ANYTHING THAT HAD YET BEEN PUBLISHED IN ANATOMICAL WORKS"

SIBSON, Francis. Medical Anatomy. London, 1869.

First edition of Sibson's splendid anatomy, with 21 lovely hand-colored folio lithographs by Hullmandel after drawings by William Fairland depicting the internal organs within the frame of the male and female torso—seen from front, sides and back—with plates 19 through 21 and the accompanying text notably describing the movements, structure and sounds of the heart. Beautifully bound. $16,500.

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RARE FIRST EDITION OF WILLIAM SMELLI’S CELEBRATED 1754 ANATOMICAL ATLAS BY WILLIAM SMELLIE, WITH THE FIRST ACCURATE IMAGES OF THE FETUS IN UTERO, ONE OF ONLY 80 COPIES PUBLISHED

SMELLIE, William, M.D. Sett of Anatomical Tables. London, 1754. Rare first edition of the pioneering 1754 anatomical atlas by William Smellie, "one of the most important obstetricians of all times," with 39 striking copper-engraved plates, the first accurate illustrations of the fetus in utero and during labor, far superior to any before seen, after drawings by Jan van Rymsdyk, Peter Camper and Smellie, accompanied by text and published under the supervision of Smellie's close friend, author and physician Tobias Smollett. One of only 80 copies printed. $15,000.

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FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF INHIBITION, SYMPTOM AND ANXIETY, 1927, BOLDLY SIGNED AND DATED 1933 BY FREUD THE YEAR HE FLED HITLER

FREUD, Sigmund, Prof. Inhibition, Symptom and Anxiety. Stamford, Conn. 1927.

First edition in English of the major work that introduced Freud's radical new theory of anxiety, offering the "unmistakable ring of psychoanalytic truth; that is, no wish will be denied," boldly signed by Freud with his date of 1933, the year Hitler rose to power and Freud fled to London "to die in freedom." $12,000.

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FOUR SCIENTIFIC OFFPRINTS ON DNA, EACH SIGNED BY FRANCIS CRICK

CRICK, Francis. Four Scientific American offprints signed. San Francisco, California, 1954-66. Four offprints.

First offprint editions of four articles on DNA by Francis Crick originally published in Scientific American, each signed on the front wrapper by Francis Crick, with The Structure of the Hereditary Material additionally signed on the first page of text. $10,500.

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"JUSTLY ESTEEMED ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE AMONGST THE ANCIENTS"

CELSUS, Aulus Cornelius. (GREIVE, James). A. Cornelius Celsus Of Medicine. London, 1756. Scarce first edition in English, Greive's "fine and scholarly" translation (DNB) of "the greatest medical treatise from ancient Rome." $8000.

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SIGNED BY NOBEL LAUREATE FRANCIS CRICK

CRICK, Francis. Packing of Alpha-Helices: Simple Coiled-Coils. Copenhagen, 1953.

Scarce 1953 offprint of Nobel laureate Crick’s seminal paper on the packing of alpha-helices into coiled-coil structures, issued the same year as its appearance in the journal Acta Crystallographica, signed above the title on the first page by Crick, handsomely housed in a custom clamshell box. $7500.

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“THE FIRST PSYCHIATRIC ENCYCLOPEDIA”

BURTON, Robert. The Anatomy of Melancholy. Oxford, 1638.

Desirable 1638 fifth edition of Burton's masterpiece, "one of the most popular books of the 17th century," with engraved allegorical title page. Beautifully bound. $6200.

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“MEN GO MAD IN HERDS”

MACKAY, Charles. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions. London, 1852. Two volumes.

Second edition of this important, entertaining and influential early study of crowd behavior, subsequently used to explore popular psychology and to chart the stock market, with numerous wood-engraved illustrations and painstakingly extra-illustrated with dozens of black-and-white and color engravings of places and personalities mentioned in the text, handsomely bound in three-quarter morocco gilt. $4700.

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"THE PIONEERING FOUNDER OF ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGY"

JUNG. C.G. Modern Man in Search of a Soul. London, 1933.

First edition in English of Jung's breakthrough collection of eleven early works, marking the line "between his own and the other schools of psychology and psychotherapy" (New York Times), with eight appearing in English for the first time. $4200.

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“SECOND ONLY TO THE INTERPRETATION OF DREAMS IN ITS IMPORTANCE TO FREUDIAN THEORY

FREUD, Sigmund. Three Contributions to the Sexual Theory. New York, 1910.

First edition in English of Freud's essays on infantile sexuality and human psychosexual development. Leading psychoanalytic psychiatrist and American Imago editor George Wilbur's copy, with his contemporary title page owner signature. $3500.

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