The Principles of Physiology applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education

Combe, Andrew

Published by Harper and Brothers, New York, 1845
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Black cloth with black leather spine. Printed from the seventh Edinburgh edition. 396 pp., plus index. With six woodcut illustrations of the body. A guide to the various parts and systems of the body, with tips for maintaining general health, both through physical and mental exercises. With chapters on the skin, the bones and muscles, the lungs, the nervous system, a chapter on the moral treatment of nervous disease and insanity, etc. Andrew Combe was a Scottish physician, known for his research and support of phrenology. This was his most popular work. GOOD condition. General fading, minor to moderate scuffing and some soiling. Minor insect damage to the leather at the head and tail of the spine, with general scuffing, some flaking and wear to the leather. Previous owner's signature present. Moderate foxing to the endpapers, with minor scattered foxing throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 009333

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Title: The Principles of Physiology applied to the ...

Publisher: Harper and Brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1845

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good

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