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The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, or, Medicine Simplified; 1895; 55th Ed. [book]

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Dates
1895
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
017031004
Description
Hardbound book with black fabric cover describing human physiology, common diseases and their treatments; includes testimonials, section on poisons and their antidotes and appendix; includes fronticepiece photo of author, monotone illustrations and four coloured plates; stamped title in black on co…
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Accession Number
017031004
Author
R. V. Pierce, M.D.
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Home Health
Description
Hardbound book with black fabric cover describing human physiology, common diseases and their treatments; includes testimonials, section on poisons and their antidotes and appendix; includes fronticepiece photo of author, monotone illustrations and four coloured plates; stamped title in black on cover with title in stamped in silver on spine; 1008 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
World's Dispensary Printing Office and Bindery
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1895
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: tan, cream
ink: black, silver
fabric: black
Inscriptions
On printed frontispiece: "THE PEOPLES // COMMON SENSE // MEDICAL ADVISER // IN PLAIN ENGLISH: // OR, // MEDICINE SIMPLIFIED. // BY // R. V. PIERCE, M.D. // ONE OF THE STAFF OF CONSULTING PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS // AT THE INVALIDS' HOTEL AND SURGICAL INSTITUTE, AND // PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD"S DISPENSARY // MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. // FIFTY-FIFTH EDITION. // One Million, Six Hundred and Ninety Thousand. // Carefully Revised by the Author, assisted by his full Staff of Asso- // ciate Specialists in Medicine and Surgery, the Faculty of // the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute. // PRINTED AND PUBLISHED AT THE WORLD"S DISPENSARY PRINTING // OFFICE AND BINDERY. // BUFFALO, N.Y., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
20.0 cm
Width
14.0 cm
Depth
4.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Some staining on front and back cover; major wear on top half of spine; pages are aged and tanned but in good condition with some folds at corners of pages
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail