For Girls Women's Health Physiology 1885 Shepherd illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Women's Health, Medicine, Physiology, Illustrated Books).
For Girls: A Special Physiology; Being a Supplement to the Study of General Physiology, by Mrs. E.R. Shepherd.
Published 1885, New York by Power & Wells Co.
225 pages. Text in English. 15 pp. publisher's catalogue at rear.
Scarce 19th century book discussing women's bodies, their reproductive system, how they should dress, act around young men.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt lettering, embossed cover decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.