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Dislocations and Fractures

by Joseph Maclise

Luxurious elephant folio book, 3/4-bound in leather, offers 36 full-page, beautifully shaded, B&W plates, with extensive descriptions and commentary. Illustrations are clear and very detailed showing internal anatomy, including affected bones, muscles and some nerves.

One of Dr. Joseph Maclise's (1850-1888?) fine anatomical publications. Unpaginated. 21 x 15 inches.

Publishing Info: John Churchill, London. 1859.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition.

  • 3/4-bound in brown leather with black cloth boards, with rounded spine.
  • Leather spine and corners were professionally replaced somewhere along the way, and look very nice.
  • Fresh gilt decorations all around are very bright with minimal signs of wear or age.
  • 36 beautiful plates with clear ink on a fine archival paper.
  • Text pages are gently tanned throughout.
  • Cloth cover perimeters exhibit scuffing/rubbing along edges and leathered corners.
  • Pastedowns appear to be original marble papers.
  • Hinges are reinforced with wide black tape on pastedowns.
  • Interior exhibits minimal signs of age overall, with some scattered foxing, some smudges and misc marks that come with wear and age.
  • Some pencil writing in margin of dedication page and title verso, as pictured.
  • Title page has both a closed tear and a chip along the lower edge, and tape-like darkening at foot of fore edge.
  • Text block edges are dusty, with some dirt and stains.
  • Some wear to edges of pages in the margin, including small chips that carry through on a few pages. Sample photo provided in extra photos visible within this description.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • CR20150930

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Science & Medicine
Topic: Medicine
Binding: Leather
Special Attributes: Oversized
Year Printed: 18590000
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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