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The Family Physician: A Manual of Domestic Science--Five Volumes

Published by Cassell and Company Limited, London
Hardcover
From The Curiosity Book Shop (Hardwick, MA, U.S.A.)

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New and Enlarged Edition, no date, circa 1900. Insert within each volume states, "This edition, being specially prepared for Subscription, is not obtainable through the general Booksellers." Maroon three-quarter leatherette and matching cloth; gilt title and spine; all edges gilt. Each volume features photogravure portraits of two or three famous physicians, as well as other black-and-white illustrations. Coloured plates as follows: Volume 1--one plate of bacteria, and double-plate showing anatomy and principal organs of human body; Volume 2--two double-plates depicting poisonous and edible fungi; Volume 3--double-plate depicting British poisonous plants; Volume 4--double-plate of physiology of human body. Exteriors Good condition/ Interiors Very Good -. Cover extremities moderately-to-heavily worn and age-browned, with exception of volume 5, which has two small, irregular black stains to lower front cover. Hinge papers in some are either starting or have been glue-repaired. Chromolithograph plate of poisonous mushrooms shows scarring to two mushrooms where plates were once stuck together, but other plates are very good with protective (browned) laid-in glassine. Interiors clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 9640

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Title: The Family Physician: A Manual of Domestic ...

Publisher: Cassell and Company Limited, London

Binding: Hard Cover

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