Fair/No Jacket. Ex-Library Usual ex-library features. The interior is clean and tight. Binding is good. cover shows slight wear and has upper corners bumped. Paper label on spine is loose aroung the edges. 31 pages. Frontispiece with protective tissue. Limited edition, book number 52 of 500.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies, signed by the editor, Emmet F. Horine. A few short tears to the upper edge of the dust jacket. Old booksellers' listings for works by Drake tipped in on inside back cover by previous owner.
4to in navy cloth; dj spine is beige with dark green text. VG+/VG. Age toning to dj. Edgewear and chipping to top edge of dj. Inscription to previous owner on ffep. Signed and numbered by Emmet Horine, 77 of 500. 31 pp. Rockville.
4to-over 9 3/4"-12" Tall. Signed by Horine on the Colophon Page xxx, 31p. A near fine copy, with the erasure of a small stamp on the verso of the title-page which has left on almost imperceptible mark on the title-page, there is a hard-to-see scrape at the top of the front cover, in a good d.j., the spine of which has about one-inch of writing in red pencil near the top, a 1 1/2" tear at the top and a 3/4" tear at the bottom. This book is a reprint of the 1820 edition of Drake's classic work. This edition does have the twenty-two page introduction by Horine in 1950.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Edition limited to Five Hundred copies of which this is No. 341. Signed by Emmet F. Horine, M.D. Small chip to top of dust jacket. First printing. 31 p. ; illus. ; Signed by author. Designed at the High Acres Press, Coral Ridge Kentucky, where the dust jacket, the cover labels and frontispiece were printed. The text was set in an 11 point modified Modern type face (Linotype No. 21) and printed on Strathmore Pastelle green antique finish paper by the Roberts Printing Company, Frankfort Ky. Bound in No. 22 Vellum de Lux cloth by the Falls City Binderey, Louisville, Kentucky.
Fine with no dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed on the first endpaper by Dr. Horine. Daniel Drake was the first president of the Medical College of Ohio, and has been called...the most unique figure in the history of American Medicine. Only eighteen original copies of this 1820 address are known to exist. Horine's introduction offers an interesting brief history of American medicine. This reprint edition was limited to 500 copies and is itself now quite scarce.
An inaugural discourse on medical education : delivered at the opening of the Medical College of Ohio in Cincinnati, November 11th, 1820
by Daniel Drake, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
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