Health and Disease. Their Laws, with Plain, Practical Prescriptions for the People
London, Chapman and Hall, 1859 (second edition)/ 1858.
Octavo, [ii], xxiv, [vi] ('Opinions of the Press' of another book by the author, 'Glossology'), 624, 7 ('Opinions of the Press' of the first edition of this book) pages. The second leaf, 'Preface to the Second Edition', is a cancel, unnumbered and stub-mounted.
Extensively blind-decorated cloth rubbed, with the spine a little marked and sunned, and with minor wear to the extremities (including a solid nick to the leading edge of the front cover); all edges uncut, with slight damage to some top margins where leaves have been carelessly opened; top portion of eight consecutive leaves a little discoloured (by a spill of some kind?), with a short sealed tear to two of them; early ownership signature; occasional light foxing; minor signs of age and use; overall a very good copy of an early household medical book.