Philadelphia: Printed for Thomas Dobson, at the Stone House. Fry and Kammerer, Printers. 1811. First American edition. Leather. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good. Item #013110
1st American editions. 2 volumes, matching in binding and provenance. Both volumes Very Good. 8vos. [Vol.1]ix, 325; [Vol.2] 299, (2 pages of ads) pp. Uniformly bound in early American full tree calf, with titles on red morocco labels on the spine; title and volume number in gilt. Light shelf wear, with each volume having a small crack along the front joint. Previous owner's name and 1821 date on a front end paper and title page of each volume. Minor light scattered foxing. An attractive set, Very Good or better. *** While technically not a set, both volumes were published by Dobson in 1811 (originally published in London in 1809), and were bound by the previous owner, John P. Thomas, as if they were a set, with a volume number at the base of each spine. The first volume, On The Constitutional Origin and Treatment of LOCAL DISEASES, is two volumes, bound as one. Dr. John Peyre Thomas, founder and owner of Mount Hope Plantation, Fairfield County, SC., who obtained one of the earliest medical licenses in SC.