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Treatise on Diseases of the Skin: For the Use of Advanced Students and Practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon - Hardcover - Fifth Edition revised - 1907 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Treatise on Diseases of the Skin: For the Use of Advanced Students and Practitioners

by Henry Weightman Stelwagon

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Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1907. Fifth Edition revised. Three quarter leather. A very good revised fifth edition. With 267 illustrations in the text, and 34 full-page colored and half-tone plates. Three-quarter leather over blue cloth. Four raised bands. Gilt title-stamping on spine. Rubbing to corners. Lovely blue marbled endpapers. Water damage to page edges. Binding is sturdy and square. Filled with color plates.1150 pp, including index, with a 16 page catalog of medical books in the back. 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches tall, thick octavo. Mentioned in JAMA's "THE EARLY HISTORY OF AMERICAN DERMATOLOGY" Heavy and may require extra shipping.


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