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GYMNASTICS FOR YOUTH: OR A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO HEALTHFUL AND AMUSING  EXERCISES FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS. by  Christian Gotthilf (1744-1811) & Johann Christoph Friedrich Guts Muths (1759-1839) Salzmann - First British Edition - 1800 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller (SKU: 17564)

GYMNASTICS FOR YOUTH: OR A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO HEALTHFUL AND AMUSING EXERCISES FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS.

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GYMNASTICS FOR YOUTH: OR A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO HEALTHFUL AND AMUSING EXERCISES FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS.

by Salzmann, Christian Gotthilf (1744-1811) & Johann Christoph Friedrich Guts Muths (1759-1839)

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St. John's Square, Clerkenwell: Printed for J. JOHNSON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD By Bye and Law. Very Good. 1800. First British Edition. Hardcover. Three-quarters green leather over marbled boards with 5 raised bands on brown leather spine & gilt decorated panels & title. Top edges gilt. Text including hinges is tight clean & intact. (xvi, 431pp). Pages 430 & 431 are mislabeled as 432 &433. Illustrated with 10 engraved copper plates including folding frontis. C. G. Salzmann is listed as the author on the title page; however, the work is attributed to Guts Muths by the Library of Congress. Originally published in German in 1793. Lightly rubbed edges & corners. Minor scattered foxing. Sports, Gymnastics, Physical Education, Health. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages .

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bookseller
Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
17564
Title
GYMNASTICS FOR YOUTH: OR A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO HEALTHFUL AND AMUSING EXERCISES FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS.
Author
Salzmann, Christian Gotthilf (1744-1811) & Johann Christoph Friedrich Guts Muths (1759-1839)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for J. JOHNSON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD By Bye and Law
Place of Publication
St. John's Square, Clerkenwell
Date Published
1800

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Nick Bikoff and his wife Fran have been buying and selling quality books and ephemera since 1989 when they attended the "Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar" at the University of Denver. They offer a broad based selection of used, rare, and out-of-print stock ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

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