German Physician's Guide sammelband 1818 medical reference bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Book Bindings, Medicine, Science, Reference, Physician's Guide).
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Published 1818, Leipzig by Deutschen Buchhandlung.
372  pages. Text in German. Final Index leaf (two pages) copied in a neat early hand.
Early 19th century 1/4 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red and black leather labels, paper covered boards. Spine leather dried with loss, labels chipped. Front and rear joints cracked, covers held only by binding cords. Text block remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina with light to moderate spotting throughout.
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.
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Book Measures c. 7 7/8" H x 5" W.