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The Household Physician

£19.99

Product description

The book is subtitled "A family guide to the preservation of health and to the domestic treatment of ailments and disease, with chapters on food, drugs and first aid in accidents and injuries." Published in 1890 for the benefit of those families where access to the medical profession was difficult, and written in simple language to aid understanding. Illustrated by about 400 figures in the text and by a series of engraved plates, some in colour. Quarter bound with maroon leather, gilt lettering on spine. The cover has several areas of rubbing wear and has a few small splashes of paint on it. End papers and text block edges are marbled. The free end papers and some early leaves are foxed; occasional marks on inside pages. There is a break at the title page but the volume is soundly bound. A heavy book requiring courier delivery.

Item details

Author(s):
J McGregor-Robertson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
18.8 x 25.8 cms
Edition:
1890
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1104
Publisher:
Blackie & Son Ltd
Title:
The Household Physician

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About this item

The book is subtitled "A family guide to the preservation of health and to the domestic treatment of ailments and disease, with chapters on food, drugs and first aid in accidents and injuries." Published in 1890 for the benefit of those families where access to the medical profession was difficult, and written in simple language to aid understanding. Illustrated by about 400 figures in the text and by a series of engraved plates, some in colour. Quarter bound with maroon leather, gilt lettering on spine. The cover has several areas of rubbing wear and has a few small splashes of paint on it. End papers and text block edges are marbled. The free end papers and some early leaves are foxed; occasional marks on inside pages. There is a break at the title page but the volume is soundly bound. A heavy book requiring courier delivery.

Author(s):
J McGregor-Robertson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
18.8 x 25.8 cms
Edition:
1890
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1104
Publisher:
Blackie & Son Ltd
Title:
The Household Physician

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