Berlin: Friedrich Nicolai, 1789. Very Good-. Item #27145
Berlin: Friedrich Nicolai, 1789. "Dritte und ermehrte Auflage." Two volumes bound in one; octavo; contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, all edges stained red; ,461,; ,406,pp. (collated and presumed complete); twelve folding engraved plates at rear of Band I, fourteen folding engraved plates at rear of Band II. Boards rather worn, front hinge starting, contemporary ownership signature to front pastedown, old pencil note to front free endpaper and occasionally in textblock, one plate separated but present, else a Good to Very Good copy.
The first two of twenty volumes in this all-encompassing 18th-century guide to popular medicine, "magic," and household arts.