The House I Live In Medical 1847 by Alcott Human Anatomy Skeletons school bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The House I Live In: Or The Human Body for the Use of Families and Schools, by Dr. William A. Alcott.
13th edition published 1847, Boston by Waite, Peirce & Co.
264, 22 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis, illustrated with small woodcuts throughout.
Period publisher's cloth binding, elaborate gilt spine decorations, gilt title lettering, gilt embossed covers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, gilt is bright. Interior contents display a please age patina, some light spotting throughout.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/8" H x 4" W.