Folding facsimile frontispiece of handwritten letter in each volume, 12 portrait plates, engraved vignette on title pages. Includes facsimile of letters by Sir John Pringle, Dr. Edward Jenner and six other famous physicians. In addition there are engraved portraits of twelve famous doctors and scientists. Ink signed Bookplate in each volume of "Geo Jas Squibb," presumably member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England from this era, and author. Bindings are tight with small chips top and bottom of spine, not impacting title. Bookplate of "General Medical Council" with flyleaf loose from weight of plates in each volume. Overall bright, tight copies. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Professional Anecdotes or Ana of Medical ...
Publisher: John Knight & Henry Lacey
Publication Date: 1825
Binding: Black gilt decorated Leather
Book Condition: Good Plus
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description John Knight & Henry Lacey, 1825. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Acceptable. Three volume set. 12mo. Quarterbound and corners bound in black leather with marbled paper boards. Elaborate gilt lettering and decorative flourishes on spines. Significant rubbing to boards, corners slightly bumped. Cracking to spine leather. (Vols. 1 & 3 : Front gutter cracked; spine cleanly detached from pages. Vol. 2 : Binding in good condition. Vol. 3 : Loss to top 1/3 of spine leather. Rear gutter cracking.) Green marbled end pages. Hartford Medical Society stamps and markings. Pages have occasional foxing, discoloration, and notes in pencil. (Volume 1: pages from i-x, 1-16, and 17-32, 33-112 detached from the spine in sections). Ships daily. Seller Inventory # 1108170044