La Loupe: Imprime Par S.A.G.E.R., 1979. Reprinted. 10mo; G+; green spine without discernible text; reprinted; no jacket; originally published 1753; rebound; cloth over paper wrappers; cloth has light foxing; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light foxing; interior clean; split start to front hinge; previous owner's embossed stamp to third page; light foxing to some pages; stamped numbers to rear cover; pp 154; text in French.
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Washington: Centennial Commission, St. Elizabeths Hospital, 1956. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, notation in ink on rear endpapers, ink underlining on pp. 100-101, else clean and tight; ix, 251 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
n.p. The Ohio State University, 1980. Facsimile Reprint. 12mo; pp 132; G/no-DJ; dark beige spine with black text; cloth has lightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Montreal: McGill University, 1989. Quarto; VG-/VG- Hardcover; White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has minor edgewear and shelfwear, small brown stains along tail edge of spine and head edge of rear cover; Boards have slight edgewear and shelfwear, black stains along front and rear joints, bumping to top corner of both covers; Textblock has brown stains along fore edge of some pages; Includes errata page and supplemental materials; 751 pp.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; G- condition; Dark brown spine with copper text; Boards strong, rubbing, chipping and/or dinging on outer edges and corners, spine is semidetached with large open tear on front hinge exposing lower board; Text block age toned, otherwise clean, text legible; pp 115. Shelve front case.
London: Henry Colburn, 1818. First Edition. 12mo., 239pp.; VG; spine brown leather, red label and gilt lettering; 1/2 bound in brown calf, marbled boards; corners worn, most leather worn off; 1/4 of label on spine chipped off, vertical quarter close to the front board; some wear to hinges; bookplate on front pastedown; no edition specified on title page, presumed first; slight age-toning to pages; sparse foxing; shelved case 10.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1974. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, clean and strong; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Letters in Italian, Latin, or French with summaries and notes in English; xxi, 531 pages.
Toronto: The Macmillan Company, 1970. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 402; G+/G; tannish beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket has noticeable sunned exterior; few chips to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has modest tone to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; good binding;.
Detroit, Mich. George S. Davis, 1892. 8vo., xv, 115pp., viii, 228pp., viii Index; VG; spine black with gilt lettering; black cloth boards; some shelfwear and rubbing, especially to corners and head and tail of spine; bumping to corners; general shelfwear to boards; pagination not continuous, two separate title pages; pages age-toned; shelved case 10.
New York: E.B. Treat, 1891. Third Edition. 10mo; pp 282; Fair/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: Sexual Neurasthenia [nervous Exhaustion] Its Hygiene, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment with a Chapter on Diet for the Nervous; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; light fraying to corners; slightly sunned spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior show minor foxing to few pages; gutters show cracking at pastedowns; previous owner's name stamped to exterior tail edge;.
New York: Hosford & Sons, 1869. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards half bound with black leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to paper, edgewear; Text block has red-speckled edges, cracked hinges front and rear, pages with center crease throughout, tanning at leather edges of endpapers, else clean and tight; Two columns of print per page; iv, 380 pages.
London: William Pickering, 1834. Early Reprint. 8vo., 348pp.; VG-; spine paneled brown leather with gilt tooling, two labels, one maroon, one brown, both with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with brown leather, marbled paper boards; marbled text block; spine has some wear, including pieces of labels chipped off, rubbing, wear to hinges; rubbing to boards, corners, slight peeling to corners; front pastedown has a bookplate, small booksellers sticker; very mild foxing, primarily to endpapers; shelved case 10.
Lexington, MA: The Stephen Greene Press, Inc., 1986. First Stephen Greene Press Edition. Large Octavo; VG/paperback; peach spine with purple and red text; first Stephen Greene Press edition; covers show only slight exterior wear; intact panels; text block edges have mild wear; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 150; inscribed by Elaine LaLanne.
Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke Verlag, 1968. Octavo; pp 86; G/G-; ivory white spine with black text; dust jacket had modestly rubbed exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has lightly sunned spine; clean exterior; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; Interior clean; text in German;.
London: Churchill, 1878. Octavo; G-; pp 264; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows modest shelf wear to exterior; blind-stamped decorations to panels; moderate edge wear; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges show some age toning; deckled fore edge; illustrated; some markings inside; slightly shaken binding; interior lightly toned.
London: John Hogg, n.d. Second Edition. 10mo; pp 311+318; Good+; dark green spine with gilt text and decorations to spines; 2 volumes; no jackets; cloths show slight shelf wear to exteriors; black scroll border to fronts; some rubbing wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks have some foxing to exterior edges; deckled edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; light foxing to first and last few pages;.
Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1922. 5th edition. Octavo; 5th edition “Fünfte, vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage”; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, grey with gold print on black banner, call number in white ink; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, tattering to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, short tear to front hinge; Text block has grey tinted top edge, library stamps on edges, library bookplate on front pastedown, library pocket on rear pastedown, penciled call number on title page verso, cracked front hinge, else clean and tight; Text in German; viii, 242 pages, illustrated (b&w, some color).
Paris: Masson et Cie., Éditeurs, Librarires de l'Académie de Médecine, 1918. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, blemish to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has library stamps on fore edge and front endpapers, owner label on front pastedown, penciled number on title page, age-toned paper; xi, 136 pages, illustrated.
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982. Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ G Dustjacket; Yellow spine with red text; Dustjacke has some edgewear, some shelfwear, closed tears along tail edge of front cover, open tear along head edge of spine, closed tear along head edge of rear cover, Closed tear along head edge of rear cover, small black marks on both covers, tape on inside of spine; Boards strong, clean, rubbing to corners; Textblock has writing in pen on title page, otherwise clean; 304 pp.
Paris: Germer Baillière, Libraire-Éditeur, 1857. Troisième édition, considérablement augmentée. 18mo; Third edition; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, orange with black print; Boards in library-bound orange buckram, slight shelfwear; Text block has library stamp to edges and endpapers, library bookplate on front pastedown, library label to rear flyleaf, penciled call number on first page, clean and tight but with foxing throughout; Text in French; 788 pages.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1891. Octavo; pp 617; G-/paperback; sage green spine without text; full title: Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-88; The Medicine-Men of the Apache; covers have slight curling to front cover; mild wear to exterior; textured covers without text; possibly rebound; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; price clipped ffep; many illustrations, some with tissue guards; some foxing to interior; few plates impacted with foxing; tight binding.
Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; pp 429; VG-/G; light green spine with ivory text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; mild dings to edges; cloth shows very light wear to exterior; minor chips to tail spine edge; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: Trubner and Co., 1888. Small quarto; pp 45; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text to burgundy paper label; cloth has sunned spine and head edge; lightly sunfaded exterior otherwise; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with pouch to ffep; bookbinder's tape to gutters; title page adhered to endpaper; two other pages adhered to blank pages; interior lightly toned; stain to tail edge of few pages; probably rebound; profusely illustrated; previous owner's bookplate to rear pastedown.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Octavo; First published 1990, reprinted 1992; G; Paperback; Spine, white with green and red print; Cover has slight edgewear, vendor labels on rear, slight shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, pencil annotation throughout; xv, 422 pages.
New York: Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, 2009. Octavo; pp 1247; G+; dark blue/green spine with white text; no jacket; this volume only; cloth has modest wear to exterior, some scratches; strong boards; text block shows slight smudges to exterior edges; slight cracking defect to hinges, as is; interior clean; illustrated;.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-; grayish blue spines with gilt text; no jackets; 3 volumes: vol. 1, 1867- 1893, pp 318, 1962; vol. 2, 1893-1905, pp 499, 1958; vol. 3, 1905-1914, pp 350, 1963; cloths show slight exterior wear; mildly sunned spines; blind stamped borders to panels; strong boards; text block exterior edges show some soiling; gift inscription to front pastedowns; frontispieces; illustrated; interior clean; tight bindings; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army, 1958. Octavo; pp 466; VG-; burgundy spine with gilt text to black band; no jacket; odd volume; cloth has only light wear to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; previous owner's name to front pastedown; tight binding;.
New York: Walker, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Off White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, sunning to spine, toning to covers, small closed tears along spine edges; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has spotting along edges, otherwise clean; 231 pp; Inscribed by author on front endpaper.
London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1856. First edition. Octavo in dark brown embossed hardcovers with vinyl wraps; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear on boards; strong binding; paper age-toned; text clean; hand-written date in margin on two pages; one page had a dog-ear; pp. 380; contains chapters on British, German and French asylums until 1853; shelved in Case # 10; JL consignment.
Washington: George W. Bowman, printer, 1860. Quarto; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with faded gold print; Boards in black cloth, spine caps torn away, tears to hinges (taped), tattering to corners (taped), blemishes to front and rear, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, foxing to pages, stain from dried plant to pp. 296-297, mild age-toning to some pages, clean text; 515 pages, color folded map tipped in at rear endpapers. [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, 1903. Thick Octavo; pp 887; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has some rubbing wear to edges, mostly spine; light wear to front and rear; mildly bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows grayish tone to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; some uncut pages; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; good binding; illustrated;.