Medical smallpox vaccination color plate 1801 Allgemeine Zeitung German bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, German Books, Periodicals, Illustrated Books).
Published 1801, Lubingen, Germany by Johann Georg Gottaschen.
c. 250 pages. Text in German. Includes an early hand colored medical plate which appears to relate to vaccination and vaccines, (showing how the smallpoxpustule grows?). The color plate is referred to in the facing text.
Weekly periodical, includes issues from July, August, & September 1801.
Attractive antiquarian 1/2 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting leather label, marbled covers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather and joints slightly rubbed but still supple, remains overall very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently age toned as typical, internally book remains mostly clean, tight and sound. A book which has been taken care of but may/ does not look like new.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in rather nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 3/4" H x 8 1/4" W.