Scarce Signed Presentation Copy "Epistle to a Friend" by Charles W. Peale, 1803
|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|
|Binding||Leather, Clamshell box|
|Period||Early 19th Century, Antique|
|Place of Publication||Philadelphia|
|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.
- measures clamshell box.