Here is a nice classic book about "A Treatise on Insanity" for your buying consideration. Would make a great gift for a special occasion, or keep for yourself!
We were just able to pick up a number of books and prints/posters that were in the personal collection of a book store owner from PA whom is no longer with us. These items will be posted in our store over the next few days.
Published by Leslie B Adams Jr., it is a beautiful, leather bound hardcover edition. Part of The Classics of Medicine Library series, a division of Gryphon Editions Ltd. in Birmingham, AL. The book is entitled, "A Treatise on Insanity", written by Philippe Pinel printed originally in 1806. The book has dark red hardcovers with a gold gilt design on the front.
The spine is ribbed and the page edges have a gold gilt. The spine and boards are decorated with 22k gold gilt. The book is printed on archival quality paper, decorated end papers, and a satin page ribbon/marker.
The boards are sharp and the binding is tight. There are no marks in the books and the gilding is clean. Some minor gilt loss on the open side of the pages.
The book is in very good condition. No musty or mildew smell. No marks or owner tags in the book. Side pages were pressed in at one time and can see mark on the gold gilt.
The book is 8-7/16" tall, by 5.5" across, by 1.5" wide. The book is 288 pages in length. Let us know if you have any questions or need additional pictures. Don’t be shy to make an offer, we are always open to reasonable suggestions.
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