Medical experimentation on humans
London: Victor Gollancz, 1989. 248p., signed by author, wraps with minor shelf wear, paper slightly browned. Biberman was a left activist in San Francisco. Pocket book format. Genetic engineering provides the theme for this lively tale of the San Francisco of the 1980s, set at General Hospital.
Totowa NJ / Fairview NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, Publishers / Junius-Vaughn Press, 1985. Hardcover. 860, 861-1654p., mammoth tomes, a pair in matched green cloth boards gilt-titled. Casings faintly yawn, foredges have a touch of handling soil (suggesting that these were useful to someone), generally clean, unmarked, absolutely sound copies.
Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1972. 285p. reprint of Fry's 1967 doctoral dissertation. Includes a 90-page chapter on "night doctors," possibly notional "students of medicine, who supposedly stole cadavers from which to learn about body processes, and professional thieves who sold stolen bodies --living and dead-- to physicians." Also known as...
New York: The Free Press, 1981. Hardcover. xii, 272p. + 16p. photos, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped, slightly worn dj. Withholding treatment of infected men, 1932 to 1972; this Nazi-like "experiment" in Alabama was joined by a deliberate gonorrhea infection of Guatemalans starting late 1940s.
New York / London: Plenum Press, 1970. xxi, 479p., numerous tables and a few sketch illustrations, first edition tall blue boards in dj. Has a simple library stamp on the top edge, but no other markings, of a local library that engages in massive unaccessioned sales to the public of...
Corinth VT: The Black Mountain Press, 1967. Pamphlet. Offprint, reprinted from Patterns of Prejudice vol I no 6 November / December 1967; 5p., reproduced double-column in blue ink, 6.5x8.5 inch white wraps titled purple, minor edge wear else very good condition. Plato, nazis, and possibly the first for-the-public account of...
London: Pluto Press, 1989. 120p., publisher's ads, first issue trade-size paperbound. Paperstock browned perceptibly, mildest edgewear. "Documents released under the American Freedom of Information Act, show how widespread was the use of individuals in Britain as unsuspecting subjects for Chemical and Biological Warfare experiments, and how systematic was the use...