Medical Essay on Diseases 1769 S.A. Tissot Sciences Medicine rare leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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An Essay on Diseases Incident to Literary and Sedentary Persons, by S.A. Tissot, M.D.
Published 1769, London for J. Nourse.
189 pages. Text in English. Publisher's catalogue at rear.
Period full leather binding, slightly raised bands. Front and rear leather covers detached and likely old replacements, please see photos. Text block remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting. Paper well age toned, rear blank with 1776 owners name, book opens to title page although it does retain the 3 pp. publishers catalogue.
Book remains attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.