1835 The Principles of Physiology Applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education
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Illustrated, Leather Binding
The third edition of this work. A fascinating and detailed work on physiology, discussing the structure and functions of skin, bones, and many organs. Illustrated with in-text engravings. Written by Andrew Combe, a Scottish physician and phrenologist. Prior owner's ink inscription to the verso of the half-title, 'David Beatton, Gott Tingwall, Shetland'. With four pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.
In the original half calf binding with cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Light rubbing and marks to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the extremities. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper and to the rear pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with the odd spot. Prior owner's ink inscription to the verso of the half-title. The occasional annotation to the margins.
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