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New York State Lunatic Asylum at Utica.  Twelfth annual report of the managers of the State Lunatic Asylum. Made to the legislature January, 1854. Utica, NY: Grove & Bailey, printers, [1855]. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 40 pp.
$55.00

Data on places of birth of patients, causes of illness, occupation before admission; discussion of role of heredity in mental illness, the placing of the mentally ill in refuges for the poor, and other aspects of mental illness, its treatment, and the care of patients.

Publisher's tan wrappers printed in black; age-toning to wrappers, minor edgewear and chipping. Some foxing to interior and fore-edge of leaves.  (40591)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

New York State Lunatic Asylum at Utica.  Eighth annual report of the managers of the State Lunatic Asylum, made to the legislature February 27, 1851. Utica, NY: Curtiss & White, printers, 1863. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 49, [1] pp.
$55.00

Data on things produced by the patients, on statewide suicides, places of birth of patients, causes of illness, occupation before admission, etc. Reprinted in 1863 but differs from the 1851 original.

Stitched as issued, evidence of wrappers, scattered foxing and spotting throughout.  (40594)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

New York State Lunatic Asylum at Utica.  Seventh annual report of the managers of the State Lunatic Asylum, made to the legislature February 4, 1850. Utica, NY: Curtiss & White, printers, 1863. Small 4to (24.3 cm, 9.5"). 35, [1] pp.
$55.00

Data on things produced by the patients, on statewide suicides, places of birth of patients, causes of illness, etc. Reprinted in 1863 but differs from the 1850 original.

Stitched as issued; chipping and small tears to leaf edges, age-toning and light spotting throughout, crease to rear leaf. Unopened.  (40595)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Asylum for the Insane (London, Ont.). R.M. Bucke, superintendent..  Report of the Asylum for the Insane, London, for the year ending Sept. 30, 1878, addressed to J.W. Langmuir, Esq. London, Ont.: Advertiser Steam Presses, 1879. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.375"). 82 pp.
$55.00

Facts and figures, data on physical plant improvements, discussion of the use of alcohol in treatment of mental illness, etc.
        Provenance: A note from American physician Edward Jarvis (1803–84) is laid in. The letter reads, "Dear Doctor, I received these reports from Europe for distribution. Will you keep(?) a copy and oblige. Yours, Edward Jarvis. Dorchester, Massachusetts, Jan. 1873." There are no indicators as to who the recipient of Jarvis' letter was.

Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black; minor chipping to corners, light spotting to front wrapper. Laid-in letter lightly foxed.  (40596)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Columbus Asylum for the Insane (Columbus, Ohio).  Sixtieth annual report of the Columbus State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1898. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., state printers, 1899. Small 4to (24.4 cm, 9.625"). 77, [3] pp.
$35.00

The superintendent discusses the various repairs made to the hospital, its recovery rate for the year, changes in staff, and other topics.
        The work ends with the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; a bit edgeworn, water-staining to corners of wrappers, age-toning to edges. Interior lightly age-toned.  (40573)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Columbus Asylum for the Insane (Columbus, Ohio).  Forty-first annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Columbus Asylum for the Insane to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1879. Columbus, OH: Nevins & Myers, state printers, 1879. Small 4to (24.1 cm, 9.5"). 140, [3] pp.
$35.00

In the annual report, the superintendent discusses the death rate, the duration of insanity in patients, causes of insanity in those admitted, and other topics.
        The work ends with the usual facts and figures.
        Provenance: A slip bound in reads "Compliments of L. Firestone, Superintendent."

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; edgeworn with chipping to corners, small stain to front joint. Interior lightly age-toned.  (40579)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Kings County Lunatic Asylum (Brooklyn, N.Y.).  Annual report of the Medical Superintendent of the Kings County Lunatic Asylum for the year ending July 31, 1878. No place: No publisher/printer, [1878]. 8vo (23.1 cm, 9.125"). Frontis., 41, [1] pp.
$35.00

The medical superintendent discusses the number of admissions versus discharges, deaths, improvements to the meals offered to patients, and other topics.
        The work ends with the usual facts, figures, and tables.

Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black; chipping to corners, mild soiling to wrappers, crease down center of pamphlet, rubbing to spine. Interior age-toned, light waterstain to top corner of leaves, top edge of leaves wrinkled.  (40599)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Vermont Asylum for the Insane.  Biennial report of the officers of the Vermont Asylum for the Insane for the two years ending July 31st, 1886. Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Co., official printers, 1886. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.875"). Frontis., 27, [5] pp.; 1 plt.
$45.00

The superintendent discusses the number of patients admitted versus discharged, causes of death, and a thoughtful look at the possible origins of insanity.
        The frontispiece features a detailed wood-engraved view signed J.F. Sullivan of the asylum, and the additional wood-engraved plate features the "Summer Retreat."

Publisher's brown wrappers printed in black; very minor chipping to edges. Interior lightly age-toned, protective tissue to frontispiece creased.  (40613)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Vermont Asylum for the Insane.  Biennial report of the officers of the Vermont Asylum for the Insane for the two years ending July 31st, 1886. Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Co., official printers, 1886. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.875"). Frontis., 27, [5] pp.; 1 plt.
$45.00

The superintendent discusses the number of patients admitted versus discharged, causes of death, and a thoughtful look at the possible origins of insanity.
        The frontispiece features a detailed wood-engraved view signed J.F. Sullivan of the asylum, and the additional wood-engraved plate features the "Summer Retreat."

Publisher's brown wrappers printed in black; corner chipped, minor chipping to edges, closed tear to front wrapper. Interior lightly age-toned.  (40616)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Early 19th–Century Seismology

Vassalli-Eandi, Antonio Maria.  Rapport sur le tremblement de terre qui a commencé le 2 avril 1808, dans les vallées de Pélis, de Cluson, de Pô, etc. Fait à la classe des sciences physiques et mathématiques de l'Académie Impériale de Turin dans sa séance du 2 mai 1808. [Turin]: Felix Galletti, 1808. 8vo (22 cm, 8.66"). 136, [2 (index)] pp.
$300.00

First edition of this report on the massive Piedmont earthquake of 1808. The Abàte Vassalli-Eandi (1761–1825) was a Turin-born scientist and professor who published numerous papers on electricity, meteorological phenomena, agriculture, etc.; here, he collects and analyzes a large amount of data on local weather, topography, mines, etc., in an effort to support or rebut arguments for or against various potential causes (including the then-popular pyrite fermentation theory) for the seismic event.
        The work is not widely held outside of Europe — a search of WorldCat finds => only two U.S. institutions reporting ownership (University of Oklahoma, Yale).
        Provenance: Title-page with 19th-century inked donation inscription in upper portion and with aesthetically appealing 19th-century institutional rubber-stamp. Later in the residue of the stock of the F. Thomas Heller bookselling firm (est. ca. 1928).

Recent blue paper–covered boards, front cover with printed paper label. Title-page with markings as above, and browned; pages age-toned (most notably the index), with scattered foxing; edges untrimmed and so dust-soiled. => Solid and readable.  (40605)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Two 18th-Century English Verse Poems about Health & the Maintenance Thereof

Joannes, de Mediolano; William Combe, trans.  The oeconomy of health. [London]: Sold by Mr. Almond, & Messrs. Becket & De Hondt, & Mr. Newbery, [1776? 1780?]. 8vo (18.4 cm, 7.25"). Engr. t.-p. (incl. in pagination), xv, [3], 56 pp.
$825.00

[bound with] Armstrong, John. The art of preserving health: A poem. London: T. Davies, 1774. 8vo. [4], 96 pp.
        First edition: William Combe's => rhymed, English-language rendition of the Regimen sanitatis salernitanum, a medieval treatise on diet, exercise, hygiene, etc. long held to have been compiled at the ancient and venerable Schola Salernitana. A vignette on the => emblematic engraved title-page attributed to Delotte, after Cosway, shows Joannes, the alleged author — also known as John of Milan — gesturing towards a life-giving fountain with his manuscript in hand, as described in a note on preliminary p. v; while dedicatee Prince Robert of Normandy looks on rather dubiously with his arms crossed, perhaps partly in protection of the wounded one, and with his body inclined away from the author! At right a man at arms guards his armor, holding a palm frond representing the successful crusade in which it was worn; and in the background is a small temple wherein stands Asclepius with his snake-entwined rod.
        Although Wellcome gives 1776 for the date of publication, ESTC suggests 1780.
        The second, similarly themed work — which closes with => a section praising music as beneficial to health — here includes its half-title, which notes this is "a new edition," following the first of 1744. The author was a Scottish-born physician who published a number of poems, essays, and other pieces, including the scandalously explicit The Oeconomy of Love.

Joannes: ESTC T135836; Roscoe A389; Wellcome, IV, p. 494. Armstrong: ESTC T59726; Foxon A297 (for first ed.). Later half reddish-brown calf and chestnut cloth, spine with raised bands, gilt-stamped title, and gilt-stamped compartment fleurons; minor wear overall, boards carefully and unobtrusively reattached with new endpapers. First few leaves with edges chipped, a little staining, and one corner taken (away from text); otherwise the gently age-toned pages are clean with only one or two minor exceptions. => A pleasing pairing, of interest to scholars of both medicine and poetry.  (39529)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

"Spectacle de la Nature" — Illustrated

Thomson, James; Marie Jeanne de Chatillon Bontemps, trans.  Les saisons, poème traduit de l'anglais de Thompson. Paris: Didot Jeune, 1796. 8vo (24 cm, 9.45"). 272 pp.; 4 plts.
$300.00

French prose rendition of Thomson's massively popular sequence The Seasons, done by Marie Jeanne de Chatillon Bontemps. The four poems were first published together in 1730, with Bontemps's translation appearing in 1759; this is the first edition (here in its second issue, following the first of the previous year, with a new half-title and title-page) illustrated with => four seasonally themed, copper-engraved plates designed by Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier (l’aîné) and engraved by Pierre Baquoy, Dupréel, Dambrun, and Patas under his direction. A search of WorldCat finds only two U.S. institutions reporting holdings, both in New York (Columbia University and the Morgan Library).
        Binding: Early 19th-century quarter sheep with marbled paper–covered sides, spine neatly, handsomely ornamented with gilt-stamped title and date in roman numerals, blind-tooled raised bands, and elegantly gilt-stamped stylized floral motifs in five compartments.
        Provenance: From the residue of the stock of the F. Thomas Heller bookselling firm (est. ca. 1928).

Brunet, V, 836; Cohen-de Ricci 991–992. On Le Barbier, see: Ray, I, 76–77. Bound as above; joints and spine extremities refurbished, sides lightly rubbed and edges more so. Pages faintly age-toned; edges untrimmed. Plates with spots of foxing mostly confined to margins. => A beloved 18th-century work in an interesting French form, with striking plates and very attractive on the shelf.  (40598)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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Whittingham Printing, Hayday Binding

[Anderdon, John Lavicount].  The life of Thomas Ken bishop of Bath and Wells. By a layman. London: William Pickering (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1851. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). Frontis., viii, 528 pp.
$500.00

Uncommon first edition of this biography of the esteemed bishop, non-juror, and hymnodist (1637–1711), written by the author of The River Dove (although the work was anonymously published, this attribution was later confirmed by Plumptre). The frontispiece portrait of the subject was engraved by W. Humphreys "from a contemporary print by Loggan." The volume overall is a => handsome example of Whittingham's printing, set in a large type with ornamental initials and tailpieces; at the back are three pages of sheet music for hymns written by Ken, and the errata slip is tipped in.
        Binding: Contemporary full violet-brown morocco, framed and panelled in blind with blind-tooled corner fleurons, done by James Hayday (with binder's stamp on front free endpaper). All edges gilt.
        Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.

Kelly, Checklist of Books Published by William Pickering, 1851.10; Keynes, William Pickering (rev. ed.), p. 75; NSTC 2A11311. Binding as above, recased, spine slightly darkened with mild cracking to leather, light wear to extremities, small scuffs to back cover, hinges expertly refurbished. Previous cataloguing slip laid in. Pages clean and crisp. => A lovely copy of the infrequently seen first edition.  (40597)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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Garnish the Shredded Wheat Christmas Pudding
       with a Sprig of Holly

Shredded Wheat Company.  Fifty ways of serving shredded wheat. Including the dishes that won the gold prizes. Niagara Falls, NY: Shredded Wheat Co., (copyright 1924). 8vo. 20 pp.
$20.00

Recipes for "a perfect food": the Shredded Whole Wheat Biscuit. Included are two pages of Triscuit recipes.

Original color-printed paper wrappers, three very small light spots to be noted; a clean and attractive example.  (40608)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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A Neat Construction & Pleasing to Play With

Blackson, Ruth Scott.  Life of a weave. Nottingham, England: Artist Studio, 2012. 16mo ( 6" x 11").
$1,000.00

Ruth Scott Blackson's near-kinetic artist's "flag" book "Life of a Weave" is best appreciated for its movement in the moments after it is opened, as thin woven strips of light polymer paper in bright pink and yellow burst a'quiver from an accordion binding.
        => The weave is, indeed, lively!
        Binding: Yellow spine paper over grey boards, the covers further supplied with deep rose-pink paper slip-on over-sheaths which, according to the artist, were constructed by "a specific type of folding in case you ever wanted to change the covers. They slip on and off quite easily, nice and versatile and good for non-adhesive books."

Fine, and => one-of-a-kind.  (40353)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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Beating the Black Death

Chenot, Ádám.  Tractatus de peste. Vindobonae: Jo. Thom. Nob. de Trattnern, 1766. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). [24], 246, [2] pp.
$650.00

Uncommon first edition. The Belgian-born physician Chenot (1721–1789), who studied medicine at the University of Vienna before being sent by imperial command to Transylvania to assist in fighting outbreaks of the plague, was a prominent voice in the debate over how to conduct quarantines, hygiene and sanitary treatments, and other protective measures; he was a staunch opponent of the theory that air itself could carry the disease. Here, he offers his firsthand perspective on the plague — having contracted it himself and survived!
        WorldCat finds => only six U.S. institutions (Harvard, National Library of Medicine, New York Academy of Medicine, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin) reporting holding a hard copy. In the present example as in others reported, the last leaf of the preface appears at the back of the volume — where it was originally printed, being leaf Q4.
        Provenance: From the residue of the stock of the F. Thomas Heller bookselling firm (est. ca. 1928).

Blake, NLM 18th Century, p. 86; Wellcome, II, 334. Not in Garrison & Morton. Early plain paper–covered boards, spine with hand-inked paper shelving label; binding much worn overall with joints cracked, loss of paper at corners and spine head. Pages waterstained. Early underlining and occasional marks of emphasis in red pencil to roughly first half of volume. => Another sort of survivor?  (40581)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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"Wild as Well as Civilized Regions" of North America, Captured by Capt. Hall

Hall, Basil.  Forty etchings, from sketches made with the camera lucida in North America, in 1827 and 1828. Edinburgh: Cadell & Co.; London: Simpkin & Marshall, and Moon, Boys, & Graves, 1829. Folio (33.2 cm, 13.07"). [2], ii, [22] pp.; 1 fold. map, 20 plts.
$875.00

First edition: Early American sights as captured by British naval officer Hall, the noted explorer and author of Travels in North America, for which publication => these drawings might be considered the illustrations. The camera lucida was patented in 1807, offering artists revolutionary accuracy and realism — "with his Sketch Book in one pocket, the Camera Lucida in the other . . . the amateur may rove where he pleases, possessed of a magical secret for recording the features of Nature with ease and fidelity, however complex they may be," Captain Hall proclaims in the introduction, and record he did: Niagara Falls, "View from Mount Holyoke in Massachusetts," "Mississagua Indians in Canada," South Carolina rice fields, a Georgia forest log-house, the "embryo town" of Columbus, two slave drivers, "chiefs of the Creek Nation," the Mississippi at New Orleans, steamboats and stage coaches, etc. The etchings are preceded by => a hand-colored folding map depicting Hall's route through the United States and Canada, steel-engraved by William Home Lizars (who also engraved the plates from Hall's drawings). Each plate offers two vignettes, with text descriptions printed on opposing pages; they appear here in their original uncolored state.
        Provenance: Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of prominent collector Walter Charles [James], 1st Baron Northbourne (1816–93).

Sabin 29721; Howes H46. Publisher's printed paper–covered boards with vellum shelfback, spine with printed paper label; binding darkened with extremities rubbed. Plates with light waterstaining to lower outer portions, foxing variously. => A solid copy, in publisher's boards, of this engaging picture book.  (40536)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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Imagining the "Splendour & Magnificence of Former Days"

Atkins, Sarah [Lucy Sarah Atkins Wilson].  Relics of antiquity, exhibited in the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, with an account of the destruction and recovery of those celebrated cities. New York: W.B. Gilley (pr. by Vanderpool & Cole), 1826. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). [2], ix, [1], 143, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
$275.00

"Compiled from authentic sources; and intended for the use of young persons": a (fictionally) first-person narrative of a trip to the two ancient cities of the title, here in its => first and only U.S. edition following the London printing of the previous year. Atkins, author of a number of educational and religious works for children, drew on a number of previously published travelogues including Swinburne's Travels in the Two Sicilies and Forsyth's Tour through Italy.
        Each of the => six steel-engraved plates offers two views, re-engraved for this edition by Tucker from the London illustrations.
        Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.

Shoemaker 27674. Contemporary plain paper–covered boards with green roan shelfback, spine with gilt-stamped title and ruled bands; moderate scuffing and rubbing overall, spine with spots of discoloration. Front pastedown with 19th-century Vermont institutional bookplate. Mild to moderate foxing, with some offsetting from plates. => A solid, pleasing copy of the sole American appearance, in its original binding.  (40550)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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"To the Admirers of Real GENIUS, & Lovers of Poetic Harmony,
        the Poem of Gilbert will be a Standing Dish"
       (Lovers of Wood-Engraving will Find it a Little Feast)

Templeman, James; Miles Sapman, ed.  Gilbert, an amatory rural poem, in eight cantos. London: Sherwood, Neely, & Jones (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1809. 12mo (14.8 cm, 5.82"). [2], xxxv, [1], 107, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
$150.00

Scarce pastoral poetry, printed by Charles Whittingham. While the title piece was originally published in the previous year, this appears to be the first edition with Sapman's revisions and with the additional poems "The Story of Ancient Pluto," "The Gods' Revenge; or, the Trial of Cupid," and "The Winter Hermit." The front cover label gives "Rural Tales & Poems, in Imitation of Bloomfield," although only one institution (Yale) records the work by that title, while most other institutional holdings are given under the main title as here. A second volume, not present, followed in 1810 (containing "Alcander and Lavinia," "Farmer Hobson," and miscellaneous pieces).
        This text is illustrated with eight finely rendered wood-engraved plates by R. Austin; in this copy, all except the frontispiece are bound in between the introduction and the first poem. Miles Sapman supplied the lengthy introduction in which much praise of "Gilbert" is sung and a number of defenses against criticism are offered. Curiously, Sapman appears to be something of a mystery (neither WorldCat nor Google find any other literary efforts under that name), as does Templeman himself — perhaps both were pseudonyms disguising one person! Whoever was responsible, this work is now uncommon; WorldCat reports only six U.S. libraries reporting ownership.
        Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabels ("AHA") at rear.

Not in NCBEL. Contemporary plain brown paper–covered boards with lighter paper shelfback of later date and front cover with printed paper label as above; binding moderately scuffed and darkened. Back pastedown with bookplate as above and with small "Dupl." rubber-stamp not clearly showing whose. Some signatures roughly opened; occasional small spots of foxing. => A solid copy of this literary curiosity, with all plates and in its original binding.  (40570)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-fourth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Dayton Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1878. Columbus, OH: Nevins & Myers, state printers, 1879. Small 4to (23.6 cm, 9.25"). Frontis., 70, [2] pp.; 1 plt.
$35.00

The superintendent provides a good introductory essay on on-going and planned improvements, including a flower garden, the design of which is shown on a plate; the need for work for the patients so they can have a sense of purpose and usefulness; and wants expressed by the patients.,
        The frontispiece is of the elevation of the hospital and its foregrounds and street running along the front of the property. It was engraved by the "Western Bank Note & Engraving, Chicago."
        The work ends with lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear. Very good.  (40560)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

"The Greatest Commonwealth upon Earth"

[Johnson, Richard].  A new Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the end of the common-wealth ... Designed for the use of young ladies and gentlemen. London: E. Newbery, 1784. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.67"). [2], vi, 136 pp.; 6 plts.
$300.00

Uncommon juvenile account of the rise and fall of Rome, with a strong moral theme — the preface optimistically suggesting that studying this schoolbook with careful attention will give childish readers a taste for "useful History," make them "an ornament to their country," and fortify them with "Virtue, Honour and Prudence" (p. iv). The text is illustrated with => six copper-engraved plates, the first signed by Royce.
        This is the second edition, following the first of 1770; the work, one of several Newbery "New Histories" of various locations, was popular enough that it went through at least three subsequent printings. Only nine U.S. institutions report physical holdings of this printing via WorldCat.
        Provenance: Front free endpaper with inked inscription "Ann Thorold [/] 1790." Later in the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.

ESTC T118612; Opie D 195; Osborne Collection, p. 167 (first ed.); Roscoe, John Newberry and His Successors, J263 (2). Contemporary treed calf, spine with gilt-stamped red leather title-label and gilt-stamped "faux" bands; joints and extremities rubbed, front joint refurbished, spine head chipped. Offsetting from turn-ins to margins of endpapers and fly-leaves; pages slightly age-toned with a handful of small ink spots. => A sound and attractive little book complete with all its nice plates.  (40552)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-fifth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Dayton Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1879. Columbus, OH: Nevins & Myers, state printers, 1880. Small 4to (24.3 cm, 9.5"). 37, [3] pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear, light water-staining to rear wrapper. Interior lightly age-toned.  (40559)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Thirty-second annual report of the Trustees and Officers of the Dayton Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1886. Columbus, OH: Myers Bros., state printers, 1887. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). 48 pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's pink wrappers printed in black; edges faded, creasing and small closed tear to rear wrapper. Several leaves creased at corners, some tiny closed tears and chipping to fore-edge of leaves, occasional red ink note to interior. Very good.  (40558)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Thirty-fifth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Dayton Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1889. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., state printers, 1890. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). 47, [1] pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's tan cloth printed in black; minor edgewear, light scuffs to rear wrapper. Interior slightly browned.  (40557)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Forty-first annual report of the Trustees and Officers of the Dayton State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1895. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Printing Co., state printers, 1896. Small 4to (23.8 cm, 9.375"). 62, [2] pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's tan wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear, top corner of rear wrapper chipped. Interior lightly age-toned.  (40556)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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