Lot 92 of 253:
Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing 1860  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$390
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not
Author:
Nightingale, Florence
Place:
London
Publisher:
Harrison
Date:
[1860]
Description:

79 pp. Printed advertisements on pale-yellow coated endpapers. 21.3x14 cm 8½x5½, original pebbled cloth ruled in blind, lettered in gilt. First Edition, seventeenth issue.

Perhaps the most famous work in the history of nursing, written with simplicity and direct common sense. This is the seventeenth issue, with the fifth issue of the endpapers, and the fourth binding. The following points distinguish this issue: in the seventh shoulder note on p.21, the missing question mark is replaced; at p.70, line 5, the full stop is reset as a question mark; and also on p.70, line 34, the original "copper,' is reset without the comma as "copper". 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Cloth fraying and starting to split along joints; very good or better, a nice, fresh copy.
 
Item number:
283400
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