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DEADLOCK IN KOREA:  CANADIANS AT WAR, 1950-1953., Barris, Ted.  Introduction by Joe Schlesinger.  Inscribed by author.
1 Barris, Ted. Introduction by Joe Schlesinger. Inscribed by author. DEADLOCK IN KOREA: CANADIANS AT WAR, 1950-1953.
Toronto Macmillan Canada 1999 0771575912 / 9780771575914 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Inscribed By Author
326 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs and maps. Inscribed by the author on title page: "My best wishes Ted Barris. June '99". "In 1950, nearly 25,000 Canadians signed on for a UN-sponsored 'police action' to stop the Communist incursion into South Korea. They joined a multi-national expeditionary force that quickly found itself embroiled in a full-scale war. Members of the Canadian navy, airforce and infantry fought with distinction and endured months of bloody stalemate that ultimately stopped the Communists but failed to reunite the people of the Korean peninsula - with consequences that continue to haunt the world today. Ted Barris interviewed hundreds of Korean War veterans to gather their stories of heroism and survival, tragedy and absurdity, successes and SNAFUS. He has woven their tales into a fascinating look at a war that many have forgotten." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, Bump with wrinkling at bottom corner of front board. Dust jacket has very minor wear at top/bottom of flap-folds, bump with wrinkling at bottom of front flap-fold. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
DEADLOCK IN KOREA:  CANADIANS AT WAR, 1950-1953., Barris, Ted.  Introduction by Joe Schlesinger.  Inscribed by author.
2 Barris, Ted. Introduction by Joe Schlesinger. Inscribed by author. DEADLOCK IN KOREA: CANADIANS AT WAR, 1950-1953.
Toronto Macmillan Canada 1999 0771575912 / 9780771575914 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good Inscribed By Author
326 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs and maps. Inscribed by the author on title page: "All the best - Ted Barris. March '99". "In 1950, nearly 25,000 Canadians signed on for a UN-sponsored 'police action' to stop the Communist incursion into South Korea. They joined a multi-national expeditionary force that quickly found itself embroiled in a full-scale war. Members of the Canadian navy, airforce and infantry fought with distinction and endured months of bloody stalemate that ultimately stopped the Communists but failed to reunite the people of the Korean peninsula - with consequences that continue to haunt the world today. Ted Barris interviewed hundreds of Korean War veterans to gather their stories of heroism and survival, tragedy and absurdity, successes and SNAFUS. He has woven their tales into a fascinating look at a war that many have forgotten." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, tiny dent on rear hinge, minor rubbing. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
3 Bonham-Carter, Victor, ed. Assisted by Monica Lawson. (George Lawson.) SURGEON IN THE CRIMEA: THE EXPERIENCES OF GEORGE LAWSON RECORDED IN LETTERS TO HIS FAMILY, 1854-1855.
Military Book Society, (London, 1968). 
209 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, reproductions, maps. "A rather different view (of the Crimean War) may be taken after reading these remarkably cheerful and totally unaffected letters of Geroge Lawson, a young staff assistant-surgeon who joined up at the outbreak of war in March 1854...This book tells the tale, not in terms of tactics and battles, but of the experiences and observations of a young medico, fresh to his profession and 'full of surgical ardour'..." small bump to corners of boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is complete with edge wrinkling, a few very small chips, moderate rubbing, light soiling, light stain to front panel, browning to flap-folds, now protected in a mylar sleeve. VG-/Fair 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
4 Crowe, H. Warren. Chapter on Surgical Treatment by Herbert Frankling. BACTERIOLOGY & SURGERY OF CHRONIC ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM WITH END-RESULTS OF TREATMENT. OXFORD MEDICAL PUBLICATIONS.
Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, London, 1927, Ist edition. 
187 pp, small 4to (10" H), hard cover (maroon boards, gold lettering on spine, black lettering on front board) - no dust jacket. B&w graphs, tables, x-rays, photos, 2 color plates. Contents: Classification; Aetiology - Osteoarthritis and Streptococci; Aetiology Continued - Dental Infections and Systemic Involvements. A Review and Commentary; Ditto - Foci of Infection Other than Dental; Ditto - Rheumatoid Arthritis; Aetiology Concluded; Anaylsis of Results; Surgical Treatment; Bacteriological Technique; Classification of the Streptococci; Appendix. Interior - previous owner's name and information written on front pastedown, pages browning very lightly, nine pages with pen marks in margins, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling to boards, light liquid stain on lower front board. VG- 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
"OUR GALLANT DOCTOR".  ENIGMA AND TRAGEDY: SURGEON LIEUTENANT GEORGE HENDRY AND HMCS OTTAWA, 1942., Goodwin, James.  Forewords by Michael Bliss and Tony German.
5 Goodwin, James. Forewords by Michael Bliss and Tony German. "OUR GALLANT DOCTOR". ENIGMA AND TRAGEDY: SURGEON LIEUTENANT GEORGE HENDRY AND HMCS OTTAWA, 1942.
Toronto Dundurn 2007 1550026879 / 9781550026870 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
280 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, drawings, reproductions, map. "During the Battle of the Atlantic, Dr. George Hendry had just finished performing two major surgical operations on board the destroyer HMCS Ottawa when his ship was ambushed by 13 German U-boats. Canadian warships like Ottawa had inadequate radar sets that were incapable of detecting submarines approaching in the dark. On September 13, 1942, U-91 stole in and torpedoed Ottawa, sinking her in 20 minutes. Utterly exhausted, Dr. Hendry was lost along with 113 of his shipmates. George Hendry was a much-loved man, a great university athlete, and a very good doctor. Unfortunately, he was also naive and too trusting. One night in January 1941, he committed a very foolish indiscretion. He would spend the rest of his tragically short life making amends for this mistake." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some areas of very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE WHITE-COATED ARMY., Harpole, James.
6 Harpole, James. THE WHITE-COATED ARMY.
Cassell, London, 1938, first edition. 
263 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "This volume follows the author's 'Leaves From a Surgeon's Case-Book', which has had outstanding success. In its twenty chapters it emphasises the advances of the last few years in surgical metho ds, and the value of newly discovered ways of treatment, in a manner readily followed by the layman. It explains what science is doing for the alleviation of pain; the minimising of risk in even major operations; the vastly improved chances o f c u r e and recovery, and in it all inspires confidence by removing fear. Many examples are given of the ever-increasing victories accruing from laboratory research and the patient observation of results in practice. It reads like a benign rom an c e. Th e author, a famous surgeon writing under a nom-de-plume, has produced a timely book, of engrossing interest in its encouraging story of surgical and medical progress." Contemporary Christmas gift inscription on free front endpaper, book is c ock e d, li ght browning on free endpapers, light browning to pages, heavy browning on pages 26 & 27 due to laid-in advertisement card - migrates into adjacent pages, small double crease at top corner of pages 237 to 230, moderate browning to edg es of t ex t b loc k, 'old paper' odor, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light shelf soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has moderate to heavy browning - heaviest on spine and flap-folds, several small chips and edge tears, light edg e wea r/w rinkl ing , tw o sm all water marks on spine. Good/Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE EARLY RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT OF SHOCK.  N.R.C. No. 1111., Subcommittee on Shock and Blood Substitutes, Associate Committee on Medical Research.
7 Subcommittee on Shock and Blood Substitutes, Associate Committee on Medical Research. THE EARLY RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT OF SHOCK. N.R.C. No. 1111.
National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1943. 
26 pp, 8 1/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Contents: Introduction: Primary Shock - Secondary Shock; Mechanism of Production of Shock: Shock Due to Haemorrhage - Shock Due to Loss of Plasma - Factors Contributing to Shock; Clinical Picture: Cl inical Symptoms and Signs - Laboratory Tests; Treatment: General Principles - Emergency Treatment - Treatment on Admission to Hospital (Preparation for Surgical Procedures - Transfusion of Blood and Blood Substitutes - Arrest of Blood Volum e L o s s - Relief of Dehydration - Conservation of Heat - Oxygen Therapy - Infection); Thermal Burns; Crush or Compression Syndrome; Anaesthesia in Shock; Appendices: Reconstitution and Administration (of dried serum); Technical Aids to the Intr av e no us A dm i ni s tration of Fluids to the Shocked Patient; Reactions Caused by Intravenous Infusions. Interior - heavy browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light fading to front cover and sp in e, sma ll soi li ng ma rk on front cover, soft wrinkle on rear cover. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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