first edition Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped lettering to front board. Rust colored eps
1859 · London
by Nightingale, Florence [1820 - 1910]
London: John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, 1859. First Edition [Bishop & Goldie 100 (iii); Garrison - Morrison 1611]. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped lettering to front board. Rust colored eps. Cloth along joints splitting. Rub mark to front paste-down. Prior owner signature to h.t. Withal, a VG copy.. , 108, 8 pp. 8 page publisher catalogue at rear. Charts, including one fold-out, 8 intra-textual figures & 4 fold-out plates at rear. 8vo. 9" x 5-5/8"
Per B & G, "One result of the publication of Notes on Hospitals was to bring upon Miss Nightingale requests for advice on the building of hospitals and infirmaries from all over the world. She devoted much time and endless trouble to dealing with such requests ..."Somewhat uncommon title in the trade.
(Inventory #: 47915)