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London   Cassell and Company, Limited
9.5" by 7" viii, 376; viii, 384; [10], 368; vi, [2], 360; viii, [4], 364pp
A colourfully illustrated extensive medical work, an essential early twentieth century resource on the treatment of various illnesses.
By Not Stated

1909 The People's Physician a Book of Medicine and of Health For Everybody

London   Cassell and Company, Limited
9.5" by 7" viii, 376; viii, 384; [10], 368; vi, [2], 360; viii, [4], 364pp
A colourfully illustrated extensive medical work, an essential early twentieth century resource on the treatment of various illnesses.
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Description

Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

Complete in five volumes, scarce to find as a complete set. 

The subscriber's edition.

A thorough and extensive work on medicine and health, offering advice on the care of many different illnesses and ailments

Volume I illustrated with a colour plate to the frontispiece, four colour plates, six monochrome plates, and in-text illustrations. The first colour plate in this volume is a fold out diorama of the human body, showing the organs. Collated, all plates are present; the folding diorama is lacking one piece, with one piece detached but present. 

Volume II illustrated with a colour frontispiece, three colour plates, six monochrome plates, and in-text illustrations. Collated, complete.

Volume III illustrated with a colour frontispiece, two colour plates, eighteen monochrome plates, and in-text illustrations. Collated, complete.

Volume IV illustrated with a monochrome frontispiece, two colour plates, seven monochrome plates, and in-text illustrations. Collated, complete.

Volume V illustrated with a colour frontispiece, three colour plates, seven monochrome plates, and in-text illustrations. Collated, complete.

Undated, dated from Jisc from a copy held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, with tide marks to the boards. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Bump to the front board of Volumes II and III. Front hinge of Volume II is starting but firm. Rear hinge of Volume V is starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound, binding strained in just a couple of places. Pages are bright and clean with some scattered spots. Folding diorama in Volume I is lacking one piece and one piece is detached but present, a small chip and a little wear to the explanatory leaf for the plate.

Good

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