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Observations on the Distinguishing Symptoms of Three Different Species

by DUNCAN, Andrew

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DUNCAN, Andrew. Observations on the Distinguishing Symptoms of Three Different Species of Pulmonary Consumption, the Catarrhal, the Apostematous, and the Tuberculous. Philadelphia. 1819. xix,[5],155pp. Original tree calf, expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid down, gilt morocco label. Bookplate on front pastedown. Uniformly foxed and lightly tanned. Very good. AUSTIN 705. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 47852. "First American, from the second London edition." An early and learned American imprint on lung diseases, especially concerned with Phthisis, a form of pulmonary tuberculosis, also known as consumption. Duncan, an Edinburgh doctor, was physician to King George III, to whom he dedicated this work.

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George S. MacManus Company US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
47289
Title
Observations on the Distinguishing Symptoms of Three Different Species
Author
DUNCAN, Andrew
Book condition
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1
Keywords
MED & SCI, FINE/GEN AM

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Our inventory of over 45,000 catalogued titles focuses primarily on 18th and 19th century Americana with specialities such as Voyages and Travels, Local Histories, Indians and the West and the Civil War. Also included in our collection are English and American literary first editions, Limited Edition Club selections and Books about Books.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
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