Gunn's New Family Physician: Or, Home Book of Health.

Gunn, John C.

Published by Cincinnati, Moore, Wilstach and Baldwin, 1865, 1865
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Cincinnati, Moore, Wilstach and Baldwin, 1865, first edition thus. Black leather, the 100th edition, revised and enlarged, with illustrations, a very interesting book full of all manner of medical and mystical stuff, the sort of book that offers remedies often worse than the disease, it is also a source book for John Steinbeck in writing his East of Eden, Steinbeck referred to it as the "great black book," see Robert DeMott's Steinbeck's Reading, this item wasn't in the Adrian H. Goldstone collection, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne nor the Morrow catalogue, scarce. Repaired and restored into very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # JD28278

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Title: Gunn's New Family Physician: Or, Home Book ...

Publisher: Cincinnati, Moore, Wilstach and Baldwin, 1865

Publication Date: 1865

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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