Philadelphia: Association of Friends for the Diffusion of Religious and Useful Knowedge, 1859. Early Edition now including a Memoir of the Author. Blind-stamped cloth. 16mo (6 1/8" x 4 1/8"), brown publisher's cloth with blind-stamping and border-rules, [i-vi], 7-124 pages. Fine / None. Item #2512
UNCOMMON and thoughtful discussions about nature by Dr. John D. Godman plus a posthumus memoir. Original edition appeared in 1833 published by J. J. Ash of Philadelphia.
Dr. John D[avidson] Godman (1794-1830), prominent professor of anatomy: author of American Natural History (1826 & following); Analytic Anatomy (1824), Elements of Physiology (1824), Anatomical illustrations, & c., who died at Philadelphia, April 17, 1830.
SOLID COPY, internally clean, slight foxing, covers faded and rubbed but secure; interesting previous owner's name printed in pencil on free front endpaper.