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Rush, Benjamin
MEDICAL INQUIRIES AND OBSERVATIONS [Five Volumes]
MEDICAL INQUIRIES AND OBSERVATIONS [Five Volumes]
Author: Rush, Benjamin
Edition: Mixed Editions
Place of Publication: Philadelphia, PA
Publisher: Thomas Dobson
Publication Date: 1794, 1793, 1796, 1798

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Octavo, Five Volumes (mixed editions). In Good condition. All volumes bound in full leather with spines bearing red labels with gilt lettering. Vol. 1 with late 20th century rebacking, Vol. 2 rebound in full 20th leather, and Vols. 3-5 in full contemporary tree calf. All volumes are ex-library, with usual markings.

CONTENTS: Vol. 1 Second American Edition, 1794. Corners markedly bumped with evidence of repair. Some foxing and age toning to text block. Multiple previous owners' marks and inscriptions at front pastedown, a contemporary handwritten notes at title page, and a previous owner's bookplate at back pastedown. A large chip removed from lower right corner of title page. ESTC: W20728.

Vol. 2 First Edition, 1793. Some foxing and age toning throughout text block. ESTC: W20729.

Vol. 3 Second Edition, 1794. Titled "An Account of the Bilious Remitting Yellow Fever [...]" as usual. Binding shows bumping to corners and mild scuffing to boards. Tail of spine missing with evidence of repair. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown and previous owners' names to second free endpaper and title page. Front free endpaper loosening. Text block shows light plus foxing and age toning. ESTC: W36514. "Forming volume three of the second edition of 'Medical inquiries and observations.'"--Evans. A reissue of the first edition of the same year, with the title page partly reset.

Vol. 4 First Edition, 1796. Corners bumped with evidence of previous repair. Front joint previously repaired. Crown and tail of spine missing. Text block shows some foxing and age toning throughout. ESTC: W20730.

Vol. 5 First Edition, 1798. Corners bumped; head and tail of spine chipped. Front joint and corners with evidence of previous repair. Previous owner's name to title page. Text block shows some foxing and age toning throughout. ESTC: W20731.

MF Consignment. Shelved in Case 13.
Item: 1354774
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