Gunn's Domestic Medicine, Or Poor Man's Friend, in the Hours of Affliction, Pain & Sickness. This Book Points Out, in Plain Language, Free From Doctors' Terms, the Diseases of Men, Women, & Children, & the Latest & Most Approved Means Used in Their...
Gunn's Domestic Medicine, Or Poor Man's Friend, in the Hours of Affliction, Pain, and Sickness, This Book Points Out, in Plain Language, Free From Doctor's Terms, the Diseases of Men, Women, and Children, and the Latest and Most Approved Means Used in...
by Gunn, John C.
1834, printed at the Office of Henderson & Johnston
Gunn's Domestic Medicine, Or Poor Man's Friend, in the Hours of Affliction, Pain, and Sickness, This Book Points Out in Plain Language Free From Doctor's Terms, the Diseases of Men, Women, and Children, and the Latest and Most Approved Means Used in...
Fair. This is 1853 ed. (revised ed. --improved and enlarged. ) Missing cover boards and most of the spine. Title page is detached and ragged but legible. Pages 1-4 missing. Text block begins with p. 5 of index, and ends after the 10 pages of reviews following p. 893, so that part is probably complete. Binding of the text block is secure from p. 13, earlier pages are hanging on by threads. A good reading copy, the pages have occasional stains, foxing, or a few ghostly images of pressed leaves but are i.
Cover scuffed, foxed, few leaves loose, G. American Imprints 37831; Not in Cordasco, American Medical Imprints. Springfield, Ohio: Published by S. & J. Perry, & J. McReynolds, John M. Gallagher, Printer, 1836. 768 pages. 9x5.25", leather, black spine label.
G+/NONE; Hardback in Good+ condition without dust jacket. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 752 pages; Full Leather Binding. Front endpaper torn; some pencil writing/inscriptions to endpapers; rubbing to leather and some minor page staining and foxing. Otherwise, binding is intact, and the book is straight and solid.
Very Good. Madisonville, T[ennessee]: Printed at the Office of Henderson & Johnston (Edwards & Henderson printers), 1834. 4th printing. [First published for the author in Knoxville in 1830 with a different subtitle. ] xv++604+pp. Index is on pages [iii]-viii. Small octavo. Goatskin leather binding, worn and faded with gold Lettering and bands on Spine faded, barely visible. A water stain to front cover of binding. Edges worn and bumped, some browning to the pages. Leather very rubbed and worn with sheets browned and foxed throughout; Owner's ink signature to front endpaper: first few pages up through the index are loose and slightly detached, a respectable and complete copy. Inquire if you need further information. Gach.
4th edition (orig. published in Knoxville in 1830). 8vo.; xv, 604pp. Table. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, leather spine label. Foxed, ink notes on an interior blank page, but a solid copy in an attractive new binding.
"Eighth edition" (first published Knoxville, 1830), but the first and only Pumpkintown printing. 8vo. 635 pp. "American Imprints" 56067. Allen "Tennessee Imprints" 1559. Allen "Some Tennessee Rarities" 38: "The most popular book written by a Tennessean during the early years of the state's history...the earliest, and one of the very few, Pumpkintown imprints...seldom offered for sale and is indeed a Tennessee Rarity." OCLC locates 14 copies of this edition. Foxed, old tideline affecting a good portion of the text, but a tight, attractive copy of this rare edition of Gunn, one of four books with a Pumpkintown imprint. Contemporary calf (rubbed), leather spine label. (#3713)
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