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1838 "The Family Physician" and 1876 "On Nasal Catarrh"

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A pair of 19th century medical books included an 1838 full leather edition of The Family Physician or Every man’s Companion, Being a Compilation from The Most Approved Medical Authors Adapted to the Southern and Western Climates by A.G. Goodlett, M.D., printed at Smith and Nesbit’s Steam Press, Nashville. Also included is an 1876 hardback edition of Nasal Catarrh its Symptoms, Cases, Complications, Prevention, Treatment, Etc by Henry Sheffield, MD.

Genre Medical
Binding Leather
Publication Year 1838
Complete Set Yes
Number of Books 2


The Family Physician has some wear on the leather spine, yellowing and foxing. The Nasal Catarrh has some loss on the spine foxing and yellowing.


5.5" W x 9.0" H x 2.5" D

Refers to the size of the larger book, Family Physical and the smaller book. Nasal is 5.50" wide x 8.25".

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