by Arthur, Robert
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1871. First edition. 256 pp. Wood-engraved illustrations throughout the text. In publisher's brick red blind-stamped cloth, spine titles and decoration stamped in gilt, coated brown endpapers, flyleaves. A few bumps to edges and corners, area of rubbing at head of spine, amateur paper repair to front pastedown (likely covering damage from removed bookplate). Inscribed "with the respects of the Author" on front flyleaf, in year of publication. A Very Good copy of this work by Arthur (1819-1880) – best remembered for innovations using gold and other metals as fillings – promoting dental health for a popular audience. [Weinberger, p.10] . VeryGood. Hardcover .
(Inventory #: 36946)