AN ESSAY ON THE SHAKING PALSY, by James Parkinson - 1986 [Ltd Ed] leatherbound$95.00
AN ESSAY ON THE SHAKING PALSY, by James Parkinson - 1986 [Limited Edition] leatherbound
An Essay on the Shaking Palsy
by James Parkinson
Facsimile of the original. Full leather binding with decorative gilt. Number 522 of an edition of 1,000. Originally published in 1817, this is a special edition privately printed for the members of The Classics of Neurology & Neurosurgery Library. Each copy includes a personalized plate with the name of the recipient and a unique number. Included is a leaflet containing an introduction to the essay and a brief history of Dr. James Parkinson which features a B&W photographic reproduction of him. 66 pages. 5.5" by 9".
Published by Leslie B. Adams. Birmingham, AL. 1986.
Hardback is overall in FINE condition.
- Full leatherbound edition with intact bright gilt design to covers and spine.
- Two raised bands on spine, and blind-tooled design in center of covers.
- Binding is tight and feels unread.
- Leaflet is clean. Photo pasted inside behind title has affected the front page a little.
- Brilliant gilt to textblock edges.
- Marbled pastedowns and endpapers.
- Crisp bookplate IDs original owner as Paul M. Shimpkin, MD.
- Unused ribbon bookmark.
- The interior shows vibrant type on clean bright leafs.
- Inside pages are free of writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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