New York and Auburn, Miller, Orton & Mulligan: 1856
Edition: Reprint [originally published as The Home Book of Health and Medicine, 1834]
SCARCE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN HOME HEALTH GUIDE ATTRIBUTED TO PROMINENT ANATOMIST. 9 inches tall hardcover, brown cloth boards, blindstamped design to covers and spine, viii, 630 pages. Superficial wear and spotting to covers, corners bumped, spine ends frayed, pencil inscription front free endpaper: 'Allen Harrington's Book, Aug the 13th/'57,' ink signature second endpaper: 'A. Harrington, Richmond, Va, August 12th 1858,' recent pencil owner's signature front paste-down. One leaf of publisher's advertisements at back. Text unmarked and very good. PREFACE: ' The present work has not been writte... View More...