Essay on Disorders of Old Age 1819 Anthony Carlisle geriatric medical aging bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Medicine, Aging, Geriatric Medicine).
An Essay on the Disorders of Old Age, and of the Means for Prolonging Human Life, by Anthony Carlisle.
Published 1819, Philadelphia by Edward Earle.
74 pages. Text in English.
Publisher's 1/4 binding, paper covered boards & spine, untrimmed deckled edges as issued. Early owner's blank fly leaf and title page inscription: Elijah Eskille, Pennsylvania University, 1822.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine paper chipped, covers soiled and rubbed with old annotation, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this early American medical book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.