RARE: Dr. Foote’s Home Cyclopedia of Popular Medical, Social and Sexual Science, 20th century EDITION, 1900

 

$179.00

Author:         Dr Edward B Foote
Publisher:     Published by New York: Murray Hill; London: L. N. Fowler
Published:    1901, Twentieth Century Revised and Enlarged Edition

Condition:    Fair.
Provenance: Ex Libris Harry S. Dean

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Author:         Dr Edward B Foote
Publisher:     Published by New York: Murray Hill; London: L. N. Fowler
Published:    1901, Twentieth Century Revised and Enlarged Edition

Condition:    Fair.
Provenance: Ex Libris Harry S. Dean

 

Description:

Thick medium 5cm. (19cm. tall x 12cm.). 1248pp. With 18 coloured medical and anatomical plates and 332 text engravings. This substantial volume comprises 4 parts:- Disease; Chronic Disease; Plain Talk about the Sexual Organs and Suggestions for Improvement of Monogamic Marriage. In the original green cloth with silver lettered spine. The front board has black de-bossed (indented) lettering and decoration. The spine is slightly faded and has a wear mark down the centre. Internally, the image of Dr Foote is loose, however still glued and bound from Preface onwards.

A fascinating insight into the world of medicine at the turn of the twentieth century (perhaps an excellent source for the 2014 medical show, The Knick http://tinyurl.com/qzwoyzv Note illustrated representation of nose reconstruction).

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 12 x 5 x 19 cm