The Vintage New Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia for Home Use Volume One thru Four 1967 Abradale Press

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Delve into the realm of medical knowledge with the Vintage New Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia for Home Use, a comprehensive four-volume set published in 1967 by Abradale Press. This extensive collection spans four volumes, making it a treasure trove of medical information designed for the layman. Each volume is packed with easy-to-read articles and vivid illustrations and covers a wide range of home medical topics, from basic health advice to detailed medical conditions.

At the culmination of Volume 4, readers will find a special section dedicated to the Definitions of Common Medical Terms, enhancing their understanding of medical vocabulary. Answering over 7,500 questions with input from eighteen leading American Medical Authorities, this encyclopedia is not just informative but also an engaging read for anyone interested in health and medical science.

Despite minor stains on the covers and pages, as shown in the photos, this set remains in good condition for its age, with no rips or tears, ready to enrich your medical collection or home library.


  • Publisher: Abradale Press
  • Year: 1967
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Volumes: 1-4
  • Pages: 368, 741, 1137, 1525
  • Dimensions: 10x7x2 inches
  • Condition: Good, with minor stains scroll in and view the photos

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive Coverage: A wide array of medical topics explained in layman's terms.
  • Richly Illustrated: Numerous illustrations complement the text.
  • Expert Contributions: Dated insights from eighteen leading American Medical authorities.
  • Educational Value: Includes a section on medical terminology definitions.

Beyond The Final Page:

The Vintage New Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia for Home Use offers a unique opportunity to explore medical knowledge from the comfort of your home. Whether for reference, education, or simply curiosity, this set is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to broaden their understanding of health and medicine.


This vintage set shows signs of wear consistent with its age, including stains on the covers and pages. Please refer to the photos for a detailed look, and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or additional pictures

Medical Disclaimer for Vintage Medical Advice:

Please note that the medical information contained within the Vintage New Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia for Home Use (1967) and any other vintage medical texts is provided as historical content only. It reflects the medical knowledge and practices of the time it was published and should not be used as a current reference for medical diagnosis, treatment, or advice.


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