the-forum On-Line Antiques Mall

Ordering Information | Feedback

A Treatise on the Science of Muscular Action by John Pugh


A Treatise on the Science of Muscular Action by John Pugh is a magnificent facsimile reprint of a 1794 London publication reissued by Editions Medicina Rara in London in the 1960s. 2800 copies were produced. This copy is one of the deluxe copies bound in full leather and limited to 300; this one numbered LIV. It comes in a fine box lined with red felt. There is some discoloration of the slipcase. There is an engraved additional title-page with illustrated vignettes and 15 full-page plates each in 2 states. This 18th Century Treatise made a significant contribution to medical art by introducing the new therapeutic treatment of physiotherapy. (XXIV preface, 106 pages) 9.5" x 12.75" Condition: Book excellent. (003bkPugh) $225.00


Back to Index Back to the-forum Home To order

©2003 IAACF Ltd.