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  • New! Sale! My Life Autobiography of Havelock Ellis

    My Life: Autobiography of Havelock Ellis

    $29.95
       
  • New! Sale! Walter Reed A Biography

    Walter Reed: A Biography

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  • New! Sale! The Gold-Headed Cane

    The Gold-Headed Cane

    William Macmichael
    $29.95
    William Macmichael’s The Gold-Headed Cane, originally published in 1827, is the imaginative “autobiography” of one particular gold-headed cane owned by five eminent physicians; several held high office in the Royal College of Physicians. Initially reviews criticized the book because it concentrated disproportionately on illnesses of the royalty and aristocracy, “though […]
  • New! Sale! John Hunter Man of Science and Sugeon

    John Hunter: Man of Science and Surgeon

    Stephen Paget
    $29.95
    John Hunter, (1728 - 1793) was a surgeon, founder of pathological anatomy in England, and early advocate of investigation and experimentation. He carried out many important studies and experiments in comparative aspects of biology, anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Hunter not only made specific contributions of great importance in surgery but also […]
  • Philo of Alexandria

    Maren R. Niehoff
    $79.95
    Philo was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who left behind one of the richest bodies of work from antiquity, yet his personality and intellectual development have remained a riddle. Maren Niehoff presents the first biography of Philo, arguing that his trip to Rome in 38 CE was a turning point in […]
  • Frederick Douglass

    Booker T. Washington
    $79.95
    This biography, written by Booker T. Washington, one of most important post-Civil War African-American thinkers, is an account of the life and career of Frederick Douglass. Washington's account encompasses the experiences of Frederick Douglass as a slave and then as a public man, through the anti-slavery movement, the Civil War, […]
  • Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet

    Sidney Kirkpatrick - SIGNED
    $89.95
    The New York Times once named Edgar Cayce "the most fascinating man in America." Despite having only an eighth-grade education, he was called on by world leaders such as Woodrow Wilson, prominent scientists such as Thomas Edison, and Hollywood producers to advise them on their most pressing problems. Treasure hunters, stockbrokers, […]
  • John Calvin

    John Calvin

    Bruce Gordon
    $74.95
    During the glory days of the French Renaissance, young John Calvin (1509-1564) experienced a profound conversion to the faith of the Reformation. For the rest of his days he lived out the implications of that transformation—as exile, inspired reformer, and ultimately the dominant figure of the Protestant Reformation. Calvin’s vision […]
  • Edmund Burke: A Genius Reconsidered

    Edmund Burke: A Genius Reconsidered

    Russell Kirk
    $69.95
    Throughout his political and literary career, Burke opposed the “arbitrary exercise of power” and “denial of justice,” warning against the dangers of absolute power. He championed “the cause of the unfortunate” and “never had feared to attack the powerful, or to defend the weak, or to oppose to established interests […]

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