A colour plate accompanies each disease or condition, including Addison's Disease, Hodgkin's Disease, small pox, melancholia, mania, scrofula, measles, syphilis, goitre, acromegaly, cholera, old age, much more.
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Date Published: 1892-93
Place Published: Edinburgh
Condition: Ex library-fair
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: Vol. 1 & 2 only of a three vol. set: 182; 128 p. 39 cm. Includes numerous b&w and colour illustrated plates featuring numerous conditions and diseases depicted in a realistic and occasionally grotesque fashion. Vol. I has 30 colour or partial colour plates and 32 woodcuts. Vol. II has 30 colour plates and 22 woodcuts. Black cloth bindings with gold lettering on front boards. From our "As Is" shelf. Ex-library with labels and and plates on endpapers as well as ink stamps throughout. Vol. II front board and endpapers detached while rear board nearly detached. Vol. I hinges also loose. Spine missing from vol. II and nearly missing from vol. I. Corners worn, cloth rubbed. Paper is fragile and chipping. Some thumbing and offsetting.