A Paris: De L'Imprimerie De Crapelet, 1804. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. Item #027312
xii + 438 pages; half-title present; French text throughout. Chapter material reviews the history of science and medicine from ancient times, tracing changes and views on cures and other aspects. Back endpaper with the circular blind-stamp of E. Walker's Son Binders Frankfort & Jacob Sts., N.Y. Approx. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" size, bound in textured brown cloth covered boards, polished brown morocco leather corners & spine; simple line rules & hatch-tools on the spine ridges, gilt titles, all edges lightly sprinkled red. Some edge, tips wear and rubbing to the binding, cloth color mottled some; back two (blank) endpapers diagonally corner-trimmed 3", no loss of text; contents fairly fresh, clean and in very good condition.