The New Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia for Home Use Volume One thru Four 1970 Box Set

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Unearth a rare compilation of medical wisdom with "The Vintage New Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia for Home Use," a 1970 box set edition. This timeless collection not only serves as an intriguing historical snapshot of medical science but also retains its utility with a plethora of practical information.

These volumes are a must-have for their vintage photos and illustrations. Students, medical practitioners, history buffs, and those curious about the medical world of will enjoy having this set in their library.


  • Title: The New Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia for Home Use
  • Publication Date: 1970
  • Publisher: Abradale Press 
  • Edited by: Robert E. Rothenberg
  • Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 67-14553
  • Format: Box Set
  • Dimensions: 10x7x1 inches
  • Condition: Wear on box as visible in the photos
  • Special Features: A unique section of Definitions of Common Medical Terms at the end of volume four.

Key Features

  •  Each volume is packed with medical information and illustrations that remain pertinent to date.
  • Get a glimpse into the medical practices and knowledge of the 1970s.
  •  The set features a special section on Definitions of Common Medical Terms, making it useful for quick references.


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The vintage items offered have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, feel free to ask.

In Summation

Whether you are a student, a healthcare professional, or simply someone who appreciates the richness of medical history, this vintage box set promises a wealth of knowledge. Add it to your cart today and take a step back in time, medically speaking!

Collections: Vintage Medical Books

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