Sale 20JJ02 | Lot 10

[AMERICAN IMPRINTS - MEDICAL] Large group of American imprints, mostly medical, scientific, political or philosophical works.

Catalogue: Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books
[AMERICAN IMPRINTS - MEDICAL]  Large group of American imprints, mostly medical, scientific, political or philosophical works.

Lot Details

Lot 10
[AMERICAN IMPRINTS - MEDICAL] Large group of American imprints, mostly medical, scientific, political or philosophical works.
Various places, dates and publishers, includes first and later editions, bindings vary including original boards, contemporary calf, cloth or disbound. Generally sound copies but with with some wear, stains, markings and repairs, a few possibly odd volumes or incomplete, not fully collated and sold as is.
Includes: BECK, THEODRIC ROMEYN. Elements of Medical Jurisprudence. Albany: Websters and Skinners, 1823. First edition. Modern cloth. Garrison and Morton 1735: "First notable American text on forensic medicine"; CAREY, MATHEW. A Short Account of the Malignant Fever, lately prevalent in Philadelphia... Philadelphia: 1793, second edition, uncut and retaining rear wrapper only; RUSH, JAMES. The Philosophy of the Human Voice: Embracing Its Physiological History. Philadelphia: 1833. Second edition, contemporary calf; GALLUP, JOSEPH A. Sketches of Epidemic Diseases in the State of Vermont; from its First Settlement to the Year 1815. Boston: 1815. First edition. Boards; COXE, JOHN REDMAN. The American Dispensatory. Philadelphia: 1806. First edition, contemporary calf, 6 plates, Heirs of Hippocrates 1289 ("one of the earliest American drug compendia"); BELL, SIR CHARLES. Engravings of the Arteries... Philadelphia: 1812. First American edition, 12 plates (11 colored, one folding), original boards with label; HOLBROOK, JOSIAH. Scientific Tracts, designed for instruction and entertainment... Boston: 1831. Two volumes, boards; [CHANDLER, J.] Remarks on the disorders of literary men... Boston: 1825. Disbound; [FENNELL, JAMES]. Something. Edited by Nemo Nobody. Bound periodical, Boston: 1809-1810. 27 parts bound together in early half calf; and several others. The lot approximately 40 volumes.


Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books

Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 10am EDT