Steele, Joel Dorman (Ph. D. ) An Abridgment Of The Hygienic Physiology With Special Reference to Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics
New York A. S. Barnes & Company 1884 Trade Edition Hardcover Good
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good to Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers are well worn and have noticeable fraying to the spine ends and edges. There aer numerous white spots on the front cover and a large splotch of white on the rear cover. The text pages are generally clean and bright . The endpapers and blank pages have previous owner's inked names and some scribbles (several math problems and notes regarding the text from previous owners. The text is mostly illustrated with black and white diagrams, and there is one full color illustration towards the center. There is a special section regarding alcohol and narcotics. "Seeing is believing, - more than that, it is often knowning and remembering. The mere reading of a statement is of little value compared with the observation of a fact. Every opportunity should therefore be taken of exhibiting to the pupil the phenomena described, and thus making them real. It is hoped that the simple Experiments scattered through the text will be performed."