Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc., 1953. Hard Cover. First Edition. Twenty-Ninth Printing, July 1985. 192 pp. 8vo. Unclipped dust jacket is horizonal striped in blue and black, lettered in white front and spine. Spine has darkened very slightly, now in mylar cover. Clean and crisp within although slightly musty. This book explains "how members of Alcoholics Anonymous recover and how the society functions." Very Good / Very Good.
Health & Medicine
New York: The MacMillan Co., 1922. Hardcover. As. 190 pp. 8vo. Cover has black title and rules front and spine, drawing of figures doing gymnastics in black and pink. All corners lightly bumped, spine ends creased. Endpapers have some age toning. Some intermittent creasing throughout.
vA text on physical training which teaches teens to perform while they are developing strength and health, with photo illustrations. Join the circus, get healthy! Very Good.
Hartford, Conn. H. And F.J. Huntington, 1832. Hardcover. First Edition. 368 pp. Subtitle: "Compiled from the most authentic sources." Green cover is soiled and edgeworn, hanging on by threads. Spine with brown leather title block has the fabric torn top to bottom beside the front hinge. Foxed throughout. Previous owner's stamp on front flyleaf. A frontis map has 2/3 torn away. Book is completely readable, contains an amazing history of a dread disease in the early nineteenth century. Good.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. Hardcover. As. 345 pp. Nine b/w engravings, including a fold-out map of Persia and Afghanistan. Subtitle: "Applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education." Brown cover is soiled. Bookworms have nibbled in both front and back hinges of spine. Corners bumped. Bright gilt lettering on spine "The Family Library No. 71" in embellished box. Binding tight. Light foxing throughout. Another in the Harper Family Series focusing on education, history and social sciences. Very Good.
Lancaster, Pa. American Journal of Hygiene, 1947. Paperback. First Edition. 6 pp. Authors also include Antonio Vilches, Orville Rogers and Clarence L. Robbins. Rogers signed the cover of the booklet. Gray wraps are aged & sunned at edges. Front cover indicates that this is reprinted from The American Journal of Hygiene, Vol. 45, No. 1, 96-101, January, 1947. Touches of wear to upper edges. All pages aged, staple binding tight.
By Orville Rogers. Very Good.