Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Company, 1818. First Edition. Leather-bound. Half calf over boards, quarto [8 1/2x 11 inches]. Corners worn, gilt spine titles bright, scratches to boards and some chipping at edges. Front hinge a bit loose, binding sound. xviii,642, cii pages [consisting of appendix, index]. Ten full page plates, twelve text engravings, tables [one folding]. NOTE: Contains the two maps, but they are replacement FACSIMILES. Bookplate of The United University Club Library and very faded stamp to title page and preface which could be from the Library. Light ink contemporary signature dated 1824 to front endpaper. Text clean, pages supple. Some light toning and some browning to margins of plates. Good Plus. Item #84544
Richard Bright [1789-1888] was a physician, ["Bright's disease" being named after him], and he provides a fairly wide ranging, informative and entertaining narrative.
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