Good. Hardcover, 36 pages plus ads. Previous owner name on front free endpaper and title page. Cover is terribly ugly, dirty, but sound-good cardidate for rebinding. Inside, hinge starting at front, but quite sound. Dampstaining, foxing throughout. This is an ORIGINAL copy, not a reprint. GOOD only.
Gilt ruled bands to spine, aeg, ribbon marker, marbled endpapers. 8vo, pp. vi, 339. Limited facsimile edition, printed for subscribers. Former owner's presentation bookplate. Slight shelf wear, else nf cond.
Very good. 256, 14, 2p. 24 cm black hardcover binding with title label affixed to spine. Binding has bumps and wear to extremes, corners and edges. Some soiling to binding. Foxing to pages. Text unmarked and clear for reading. An exhaustive, 19th century French study, translated into English for an American audience on the symptoms and treatment of various std's or venereal diseases common in the period including syphilis, gonorrhea, and buboes. Also includes recipes or "special formulary" for some of Ricord's medicines, and an extensive publisher's list at the back of the volume. A fascinating and detailed look at the 19th century science and the history of sexually transmitted diseases.
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