Quaker City, 1871, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
A.H. PLATT, M.D. Human Life Prolonged; or, Five Thousand Facts for Physical Existence, Philadelphia: Quaker City Publishing, 1871. Octavo, first edition, pp. xi, 12-680, purple cloth boards with blind-stamped fillets and corner pieces, gilt lettering to spine, two illustrations. With contributions from various authorities in all walks of life. Randomly arranged entries including medical and non-medical advice and observation of the human condition. Scarce: Worldcat records only 6 copies. Condition of this book: Spine sunned with small losses at ends. Hinge crack at copyright page, endpapers soiled, overall good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 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: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Medicine & Health. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54830.