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CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL NEWSPAPER, THE CARTRIDGE BOX—JULY 23, 1864

CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL NEWSPAPER, THE CARTRIDGE BOX—JULY 23, 1864

Vol. 1—No. 21. “Published at the U.S. Army General Hospital in York, PA, on Saturday each week.” 4 pp., 11.25” x 17.75. Exhibits fold-marks, and light chipping at the extremities. Else VG and… (2023-1232). Learn More »

$95.00
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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: ORIGINAL 1860 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF NOTES ON NURSING: “WHAT IT IS AND IS NOT” - INSPIRATION FOR THE US SANITARY COMMISSION IN THE CIVIL WAR

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: ORIGINAL 1860 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF NOTES ON NURSING: “WHAT IT IS AND IS NOT” - INSPIRATION FOR THE US SANITARY COMMISSION IN THE CIVIL WAR

This is a very good copy of the first American edition, published in 1860 by Appleton & Co. in New York, bound in blue cloth with gilt blind-stamped title on cover. Some rubs to cover and small,… (2024-328). Learn More »

1856 SURGICAL BOOK IDENTIFIED TO NORTH CAROLINA SURGEON

1856 SURGICAL BOOK IDENTIFIED TO NORTH CAROLINA SURGEON

The full title of this volume is “THE PRINCEPLES AND PRACTICE OF MODERN SURGERY – A NEW AMERICAN FROM THE LAST AND IMPROVED LONDON EDITION” by Robert Druitt, fellow of the Royal College of… (1179-618). Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF UNION HOSPITAL STEWARD

FULL STANDING VIEW OF UNION HOSPITAL STEWARD

Unidentified subject is posed leaning cross-legged against a marble top decorative podium. The subject wears a dark frock coat with Hospital Steward chevrons on his sleeves. The coat is buttoned only… (846-537). Learn More »

$420.00
Originally $525.00

BLEEDER IN LEATHER SLEEVE

BLEEDER IN LEATHER SLEEVE

The practice of bloodletting, or phlebotomy, dates back to antiquity. An early theory about bloodletting was that there were four main bodily fluids: blood, phlegm, black bile, and yellow bile. An… (1179-614). Learn More »

US WORLD WAR TWO BOX OF 10 UNISSUED CARLISLE BANDAGES FROM 1943

US WORLD WAR TWO BOX OF 10 UNISSUED CARLISLE BANDAGES FROM 1943

Case of 10 mint condition Carlisle bandages. Cardboard box meas. 8.50 x 5.25 x 2.50 and is clearly marked “10 / PACKET FIRST AID / CARLISLE MODEL / WITH SULFANILAMIDE / METAL COVERED / CAMOUFLAGED /… (1216-27). Learn More »

N.L. CLARK DRUGGIST BOTTLE

N.L. CLARK DRUGGIST BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle with paneled sides shows an applied top and open pontil scar. Embossing on front and sides reads, "N.L. CLARK & CO. / PERUVIAN / SYRUP". Bottle measures 8.5" tall by 2.5" wide.… (998-1649). Learn More »

$15.00
Originally $30.00

CERAMIC NETI POT

CERAMIC NETI POT

White ceramic neti pot nasal cleanser is oblong in shape with one handle and front spout. Pot with spout measures 5 ¾” long by 3” wide. Excellent condition with no chips or cracks. … (998-1392). Learn More »

$15.00
Originally $30.00

19TH CENTURY MEDICAL KIT

19TH CENTURY MEDICAL KIT

Kit comes in a wooden box that meas. 8.25 x 3.50 x 2.00. Box is held closed by swiveling brass hooks. At center of the lid is plain rectangular escutcheon. The exterior of the box shows moderate wear.… (30-2264). Learn More »

MID- TO LATE-19TH CENTURY CASED PARTIAL DENTAL KIT WITH 13 INSTRUMENTS

MID- TO LATE-19TH CENTURY CASED PARTIAL DENTAL KIT WITH 13 INSTRUMENTS

Ca. 1869-90. Black & gold maker decal [inner case]: “Sharp & Smith/Manufacturers/of/ surgical instruments/73 Randolph St./ Chicago”. Case is a wooden box measuring 12 x  5 x 16”, with… (344-1489). Learn More »

$525.00
Originally $750.00

DECORATED GUTTA-PERCHA CASE CONTAINING FOUR TORTOISE SHELL BLEEDERS

DECORATED GUTTA-PERCHA CASE CONTAINING FOUR TORTOISE SHELL BLEEDERS

Flip-top gutta-percha case heavily decorated with a raised Oriental motif displaying buildings, figures and trees. Decoration is expertly done and is free of any damage. The decoration runs on all… (30-2267). Learn More »

ANESTHESIA HISTORY ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTERS [1982-1995]

ANESTHESIA HISTORY ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTERS [1982-1995]

Published by Watson Publishing International 1966.  Various paginations [approx. 400pp.] Green Glazed cloth, measuring 9.25 x 11.25, with gilt cover and spine lettering.  Near mint.  [jp]… (804-582). Learn More »

$37.50
Originally $75.00

CIRCA 1860 SURGEON’S KIT BY MATHIEU OF PARIS

CIRCA 1860 SURGEON’S KIT BY MATHIEU OF PARIS

Kit is in excellent condition and is complete with all the instruments. When closed he wooden case meas. approx. 15.75 x 5.00 x 3.50 inches. Box is of dovetail construction with a folding, recessed,… (1117-109). Learn More »

$3,500.00
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LARGE VETERINARY SPRING LANCET, MAKER MARKED, CIRCA 1850

LARGE VETERINARY SPRING LANCET, MAKER MARKED, CIRCA 1850

Large brass and steel veterinary instrument. A steel spring is attached to the bottom of the brass body. A blade is inserted into slot at the other end and secured with locking bar. Blade is cocked by… (766-1777). Learn More »

$275.00
Originally $395.00

17TH CENTURY BRONZE MORTAR APOTHECARY JAR WITH BULL MOTIFS

17TH CENTURY BRONZE MORTAR APOTHECARY JAR WITH BULL MOTIFS

Bronze mortars, like the one pictured here, were essential pharmaceutical tools for apothecaries dating from the 12th century and onward. Mortars from the 17th century ranged in materials from bronze,… (179-1122). Learn More »

EXTRA LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

EXTRA LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-158). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA “LADIES” HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

CIVIL WAR ERA “LADIES” HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were available for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of liquids, application of medication to the eyes, ears,… (413-173). Learn More »

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-170). Learn More »

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-169). Learn More »

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-163). Learn More »


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OFFICER’S FROCK COAT OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH K. BARNES, SURGEON GENERAL OF THE U.S. ARMY 1864-1882

This would be the centerpiece of any medical collection: the Major General’s frock coat of Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes. Barnes was born in Philadelphia in 1817, studied medicine at Harvard, under US Navy Surgeon General Harris, and received… (1179-579). Learn More »

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