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Christian R. Holmes, Man and Physician

Christian R. Holmes, Man and Physician

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Christian R. Holmes, Man and Physician

by Martin Fischer

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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HATFIELD BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA, a FIVE STAR SELLER, presents No. 181 of a Limited 500 edition of CHRISTIAN R. HOLMES, MAN AND PHYSICIAN by Martin Fischer. Springfield and Baltimore: Charles C. Thomas, 1937. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED to Dr. Lee Foshay, Chairman of the Department of Microbiology at the University of Cincinnati at the time, this 233 page book has retained not only its ORIGINAL DUST JACKET, but also its complete SLIP CASE. 7 5/8" X 10 3/4". Pages (deckled, heavy manila) = Very Good: a few pages unseparated at top, inscription page separated and laid in, slight tanning to top 20% oof most pages. Cover (blue cloth boards with 1/4 leatherette binding, gold gilt particulars both front and spine) = Fine. Jacket (blue heavy paper with black particulars) =Good: top to bottom tear on spine carefully repaired with tape from back, moderate chipping to bottom front, flaps fully in tact. Slipcase (blue, unmarked heavy cardboard = Very Good: Solid, no tears or chips, worn and sunned, 2 marks on front from removed mailing label. Noted appraiser James Beattie has valued this copy at $60.


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Hatfield Books and Memorabilia US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Christian R. Holmes, Man and Physician
Martin Fischer
1/4 Leatherette over blue cloth boards
Book Condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket Condition
Quantity Available
Limited First Edition: No. 181 of 500
Charles C. Thomas
Place of Publication
Springfield and Baltimore
Date Published
7 5/8" x 10 3/4"
Bookseller catalogs
The Sciences; Signed and/or Dedicated; biography;

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Slip Case
A protective sleeve, often made of decorative cardboard or leather which houses a book. It is open on one end, so as to allow...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
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...
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back. The flap can contain biographical...
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight...
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been...

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