Very Good. Item #7117
Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1869. Second Edition, Very Much Enlarged. Large octavo (23cm.); publisher's full calf, black gilt-lettered spine label; xx,,26,442,,(ads)pp.; text illus. throughout. Soil along upper edges of both covers slightly bleeding into text, some scuffing with brief exposure, contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper, else Very Good, internally fine. Includes new Preface.
Comprehensive textbook considered for many years the leading work on the subject. The author Joseph Richardson of Terre Haute was the first professor of mechanical dentistry (see S. Miles Standish, "The Indianapolis District Dental Society" (1994), p. 38).