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The Physical Life of Woman: Advice to the Maiden, Wife and Mother New Edition [book]

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Dates
1879
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
017031002
Description
Hardbound book with tan fabric covering describing women's health from puberty to menopause; includes sketched frontispiece of author; includes preface to first edition; title of book and design on spine stamped in gold and black; 426 pages with eight pages of testimonials included after index.
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Accession Number
017031002
Author
George H. Napheys, A.M., M.D.
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Home Health
Description
Hardbound book with tan fabric covering describing women's health from puberty to menopause; includes sketched frontispiece of author; includes preface to first edition; title of book and design on spine stamped in gold and black; 426 pages with eight pages of testimonials included after index.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
H. C. Watts Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
On printed frontispiece: "THE // PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN: // ADVICE TO THE // MAIDEN, WIFE AND MOTHER. // BY // GEORGE H. NAPHEYS, A.M., M.D. // New Edition. // WITH THE FINAL CORRECTIONS OF THE AUTHOR, AND // A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH. // PHILADELPHIA: // H. C. WATTS CO. // ST. LOUIS: N. D. THOMPSON & CO. CHICAGO: JOHN EMORY. // BOSTON: W. H. THOMPSON & CO. SAN FRANCISCO: // F. DEWING & CO. // 1879"; design stamped in gold on cover inscribed "KNOWLEDGE IS SAFETY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
19.0 cm
Width
12.5 cm
Depth
3.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Book cover shows wear all over with stains front and back; front pages detaching from front cover; some pages exhibit some foxing but in good condition
Copy Type
original
Images
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The Medical Student’s Vade Mecum A Compendium 5th Ed. [medical textbook]

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Dates
1857
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Accession Number
017031005
Description
Hardbound book with tan calfskin cover covering a full range of medical subjects including line drawing illustrations; spine with black band and text in gold; includes questions at the back; 692 pages.
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Accession Number
017031005
Author
George Mendenhall, M.D.
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Traditional -- handbooks
Description
Hardbound book with tan calfskin cover covering a full range of medical subjects including line drawing illustrations; spine with black band and text in gold; includes questions at the back; 692 pages.
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Lindsay & Blakiston
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1857
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper:
ink:
Inscriptions
On frontispiece: "THE // MEDICAL STUDENT'S // VADE MECUM // A COMPENDIUM OF // ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, POISONS, MATERIA MEDICA, // PHARMACY, SURGERY, OBSTETRICS, PRACTICE OF MEDI- // CINE, DISEASES OF THE SKIN, ETC. ETC. // BY // GEORGE MENDENHALL, M.D. // PROFESSOR OF OBSTETRICS AND DISEASES OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN THE MEDICAL // COLLEGE OF OHIO, MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, ETC. ETC. // FIFTH EDITION, // REVISED AND GREATLY ENLARGED, // WITH TWO HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FOUR // ILLUSTRATIONS // PHILADELPHIA; // LINDSAY & BLAKISON // 1857"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
20.6 cm
Width
13.2 cm
Depth
4.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Edges show wear with abrasions
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail