Sale 19BP01 | Lot 50

WEBSTER, NOAH A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Diseases...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 50
WEBSTER, NOAH A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Diseases...
Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin, 1799. First edition. Two volumes. Full tree calf, morocco gilt lettering pieces to spines. 8 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches (20.75 x 12.25 cm); xii, 9-348; [iv], 352 pp. Hinges weak, generally a bit worn with some loss, scattered foxing, contemporary ownership signatures to title pages, bookplates and ownership signatures to front pastedowns.
William Osler called this book "the most important medical work written in this country by a layman" (Garrison-Morton). With the bookplates and signatures of William C. Chambers and Dr. James Rush, physician and Treasurer of the United States Mint. Austin 2023; Evans 36687; Garrison-Morton 1675.1; Sabin 102341.


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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $312 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $312 (includes buyer's premium)

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