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Ladies' Guide in Health and Disease [book]

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Dates
1897
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Home Health
Accession Number
017028001
Description
Brown hardbound book with colour illustrations and dissected plate describing female health and diseases from childhood to motherhood; includes photograph of J. H. Kellogg at frontispiece; stamped design on cover in brown with stamped title on cover and spine in gold; gold paper edges; grey marble-…
Accession Number
017028001
Author
J. H. Kellogg, M.D.
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Home Health
Description
Brown hardbound book with colour illustrations and dissected plate describing female health and diseases from childhood to motherhood; includes photograph of J. H. Kellogg at frontispiece; stamped design on cover in brown with stamped title on cover and spine in gold; gold paper edges; grey marble-style paper pastedown and endpapers; includes handwritten inscription; 690 pages followed by eighteen pages of advertisements of health care products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Modern Medicine Publishing Co.
Site Made (City)
Battle Creek
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1897
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
Inscriptions
On printed frontispiece: "Ladies' Guide // IN // HEALTH and DISEASE // Girlhood, // Maidenhood, // Wifehood, // Motherhood // BY J. H. KELLOGG, M.D. // ILLUSTRATED // PUBLISHED BY THE // MODERN MEDICINE PUBLISHING CO., // BATTLE CREEK, MICH.; CHICAGO, ILL.; // NEW YORK CITY. // 1897."; inscription inside book: "Katie Hughes // from Mrs. J. B. Saunders // London 1899"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005 2005-3
Length
22.5 cm
Width
15.0 cm
Depth
6.5 cm
Dimension Notes
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Spine is almost fully removed from cover; slight staining and wear on front and back cover; pages in good condition with some foxing on endpapers.
Copy Type
original
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