Exercises for Ladies to improve Beauty 1837 Donald Walker Women's Health ManualBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Book Bindings, Women's Health, Exercises, Medicine).
Exercises for Ladies, Calculated to Preserve and Improve Beauty, and to Prevent and Correct Personal Defects, Inseparable from Constrained or Careless Habit, Founded on Physiological Principles, by Donald Walker.
2nd edition published 1837, London by Thomas Hurst.
288 pages. Text in English. With 37 engraved plates throughout (list only calls for 36).
Remarkably early publication on this topic aimed specifically at women.
Full leather binding. Complete loss of leather on spine, please see photos. Gilt ruled covers.
Both covers detached, please see photos. Text block remains clean, tight, and sound.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 6 1/2" H x 4 1/4" W.