The Origin of Life: Philosophy and Physiology of Reproduction 1845 science bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Origin of Life: A Popular Treatise of the Philosophy and Physiology of Reproduction, in Plants and Animals... by Frederick Hollick.
Published 1845, New-York by Nafis & Cornish.
274 pages with 57 pages of addenda. Text in English. 10 full page lithographed plate with original hand color.
Publisher's cloth binding, elaborate ornate gilt spine decorations, embossed (stamped in blind) cover rules and decorations, gilt title lettering.
Binding remains remarkably clean, tight, and sound. A fresh example in a condition that is as close to new as one could ever hope to find for a book of this era.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with some light scattered spotting.
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Book Measures c. 5 1/2" H x 4" W.