Manuscript Transmitted From St. Helena By an Unknown Channel bound with Phrenology Examined

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Price: $270.00

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A curious volume. Two books published at different dates, bound together into one. Binding is dark brown cloth with wear on top corners,some spotting on back, backstrip missing except for small strip at top and bottom. Remnants of a paper tape about 3" long extend 1" onto front and back boards, probably used to hold the back strip which has gone missing. The first book is the volume believed at the time to be written by Napolean Bonaparte and smuggled to a publisher in France. This is the New York edition, second edtion with additions. Paper has mild foxing, previous owner's name and date of 1819, neatly penned in the front. 216 pages. Following this is "Phrenology Examined" by P. Flourens, translated from the second edition of 1845 by Charles De Lucena Meigs M.D.. Published by Hogan & Thompson, Philadelphia, 1846. Pages and clean and bright with only slight foxing near the end. 144 pages. Hinges are cracked but not loose. Text block firmly bound.

Title: Manuscript Transmitted From St. Helena By an Unknown Channel bound with Phrenology Examined

Author Name: Unknown

Categories: Book, Health, History,

Publisher: New York, Van Winkle and Wiley & Hogan & Thompson: 1817

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good -

Jacket Condition: No Jacket Jacket

Seller ID: 001715

Keywords: Napoleon, Antommarchi