Constable, 1807, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Early Edition
SIR JOHN SINCLAIR, BART. The Code of Health and Longevity ... in 4 volumes, Edinburgh: Arch. Constable & Co. 1807. Octavos, second edition, pp. [viii], 609, 14 (appendix), frontis; xviii, 303, 283 (appendix), frontis; xii, 485, 1 (errata); viii, 564, 24 (index). Brown cloth boards half-bound in brown calf with red morocco labels on spines -- handsome 20th-century binding with added endpages. Garrison Morton 1602.1: "One of the most comprehensive works on gerontology ever written, with a bibliography of 1800 references, supplemented by abstracts, translated excerpts from ancient authors, national data, etc." Condition of these books: Attractive, exceptionally clean with little foxing; overall near fine. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 4-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 19th century; Medicine & Health. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53700.