May 22, 2008 — Several vintage chiropractic books and a wildlife print, all donated to the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER), are now available at auction to help raise funds for FCER’s educational programs. The auction items are posted on eBay until May 28.
• Palmer Technique of Chiropractic, by B.J. Palmer, DC, PhC. In this first-edition book, Palmer says in the preface that “every phase of the subject is discussed … as taught at the Palmer School of Chiropractic.” The 532-page book, published in 1920, is in fairly good condition.
• Textbook of Logan Basic Methods, from the original manuscript of Hugh B. Logan, DC, edited by Vinton F. Logan and Fern M. Murray. The editors of this 258-page textbook made “every effort to preserve and retain the material as originally written by the author …” The book, published in 1950, is in fair condition.
• The Art of Chiropractic, by R.W. Stephenson includes a foreword by B.J. Palmer, DC, PhC. Dr. Palmer characterized this book as “the most exacting work of any description upon the art of adjusting of any work that I have ever seen.” The 88-page book is in excellent condition and was published in 1927.
• A Basis for the Theory of Medicine, by A.D. Speransky. The author theorizes that “all disease processes … which insists on the connection between the forms of nervous activity and changes in matter.” This 452-page, published in 1943, is in good condition.
• Rural Ringnecks, autographed print by Larry Anderson 1997, 1533/1700. This print is by one of America’s foremost fish and wildlife artists, and sets a flock of ring-necked pheasants in a quaint farmyard scene. This print is from a limited edition of 1700.
Source: Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research, www.fcer.org