Baltimore: Published by Fielding Lucas, Jun. 1823. 1st Edition. Leather. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good. Item #013156
1st edition. A Very Good copy. 8vo., xix, 320 pp., illustrated with a large, folding engraved pate at the rear. Bound in period full tree calf, with title on a red morocco label on the spine. Light edge wear; front joing starting to crack, but holding firm. Small pull at the spine's crown. Scattered foxing. Previous owner's signature and 1825 date on a front end paper and title page. A Very Good copy, in an attractive, early American binding. *** Previous owner is Dr. John Peyre Thomas, founder and owner of Mount Hope Plantation, Fairfield County, SC., who obtained one of the earliest medical licenses in SC. *** 1st american book printed about Opthalmology.