Apr 19, 2018 - Sale 2474

Sale 2474 - Lot 228

Price Realized: $ 812
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(MEDICAL RESEARCH) Frederick Gutekunst (1831-1917)
A Report on the Origin and Therapeutic Properties of Cundurango.
A fascinating volume with 22 photographs depicting the plant, and a report describing the U.S. Navy's investigation of its properties as well as cancer cases it was observed to remedy. By W.S.W. Ruschenberger, Medical Director U. S. Navy, President of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Photographs by Frederick Gutekunst. With 22 albumen photographs, the
images measuring 9 1/4x6 1/2 inches (23.5x16.5 cm.), each with the letterpress photographer's credit, a caption, and plate number, on mount recto. Folio, red gilt-pictorial leather, rubbed and worn at edges; gold linen endpages; all edges gilt.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1873

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