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Green Books: Volume 2

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This page highlights the different editions of Volume 2.

The descriptions are a summary taken from the article, Bibliography of Green Books in Print, 1906-1985.

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Volume 2: 1st Edition

The science of chiropractic: eleven physiological lectures, 1st ed. Bartlett Joshua Palmer. Davenport, IA: Palmer School of Chiropractic. 1907. illus.; photos; 160 [162] pp. Volume 2 on spine. Table of Contents p. 156. No Index. Advertisements pp. 157-[162]. Frontpiece: B.J. Palmer.

This 1907 1st edition consists of lectures delivered at the Palmer School of Chiropractic during January-March 1907. The lectures cover the embryo, nervous system, senses, sympathetic nervous system, reflex action, diseases and their causes, alimentary tract, urinary system and serous circulation.

Volume 2: 2nd Edition

The science of chiropractic; containing a series of lectures and other scientific material discovered or developed and delivered by B.J. Palmer. 1st ed. Bartlett Joshua Palmer. Davenport, IA: Palmer School of Chiropractic, 1913. illus.; photos; 667 pp. Volume 2 on spine. No Table of Contents. No Index. No Advertisements. Frontpiece: B.J. and Mabel Heath Palmer.

This 1913 edition is actually a second edition and is a combination of the 1907 volume two and the 1908 Causes Localized, volume four. There is additional information on the sympathetic nervous system, reflex action, and serous circulation. New topics include physiology, cranial nerves, infantile paralysis, stones, hemorrhage, tumors, biology, the Meric System and equations.

Volume 2: 3rd Edition

The science of chiropractic: containing a series of lectures and other scientific material discovered or developed and delivered, 3rd ed. Bartlett Joshua Palmer. Davenport, IA: Palmer School of Chiropractic, 1920. illus.; photos; 679 pp. Volume 2 on spine. No Table of Contents. Index pp.678-679. No Advertisements. Frontpiece: B.J. Palmer and Mabel Heath Palmer.

This 1920 3rd edition is actually a 1920 printing of the 1917 3rd edition with no editorial changes.

The Science of Chiropractic

Green Book spine

Different editions/printings: 1907, 1913 and 1920.