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Medical and Physiological Commentaries by  M. D. A. M  Martyn - Signed First Edition - 1840 - from Americana Books ABAA and

Medical and Physiological Commentaries

by Paine, Martyn, M. D. A. M

Condition: Good

New York: Collins, Keese & Co, 1840. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Quartos. Two volumes: [4], vii, errata, 9-716pp; v, errata, [2]pp list of subscribers, 9-816 pages. Bark brown cloth hardcovers with blind stamped borders and designs on covers. Gilt titles, lines and blind stamped decorations on spine. Ex-library volumes from the library of Washington and Jefferson College. Front board volume 1 is split lower joint. Cloth is chipped head and base of spines and worn on the corners. Library stamps on front paste downs both volumes. Red stamps and small purple library stamps on title pages. Small withdrawn stamps on front end sheets, title pages and dedication page volume 1. Old paper labels on spines. A few brief markings on end sheets. Paste down (unused) library check out label on rear paste down volume 2. Gift inscription to the Washington and Jefferson College written on the dedication page volume 1 by the author. Gift inscription by the author written on the right front flyleaf of volume 2.
Multi-volume Set

  • Seller: Americana Books ABAA US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 7251
  • Title: Medical and Physiological Commentaries
  • Author: Paine, Martyn, M. D. A. M
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Collins, Keese & Co
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1840


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