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Scarce Signed Presentation Copy "Epistle to a Friend" by Charles W. Peale, 1803

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Title and Author/Editor An Epistle to a Friend on the Means of Preserving Health, Promoting Happiness; and Prolonging the Life of Man to its Natural Period (Charles W. Peale)
Genre Medical, Diaries, Journals and Letters, Essays, Treatises and Speeches, Health and Fitness
Printer R. Aitken
Binding Leather, Clamshell box
Publisher Jane Aitken
Publication Year 1803
Period Early 19th Century, Antique
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Language English
Signed Yes
Signed by Charles W. Peale
Number of Books 1
Additional Notes Ink annotation to title page reads "presented to Rubens Peale by C. W. Peale, November the 19th, 1803. Museum, Philadelphia.”
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- generally tight binding; loose and cracked hinges; bumped corners; red rot, cracking, scratches, peeling, and wear to boards and spines; fading to gilt design; page toning and foxing; bowing.


1.25" W x 9.75" H x 6.0" D

- measures clamshell box.

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