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NPWHF1224 - Ladies Handbook of Home Treatment

The book is black and measures 14 cm wide by 22.5 cm in length and 6.5 cm in depth.  The covers are linen with leather corners.  The spine is leather with wraps 4 cm in width across the covers.  On the spine, in gold font, is "LADIES' - HANDBOOK" with "RICHARDS" at the bottom.  The title page is "Ladies' Handbook - of Home Treatment - (REVISED AND ENLARGED) - Containing the best modern methods - for treatment of women's and children's - diseases, with a comprehensive index of - symptoms. - By EULALIA S. RICHARDS, - L.R.C.P. and S., Edin. - Wholly set up and printed in Australia. - Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, - for transmission through the post as a book. - 1939 - SIGNS PUBLISHING COMPANY - (A.C.A. Ltd., Props.), - Warburton, Victoria, Australia".  The next page has "ENTERED UNDER - THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH - COPYRIGHT ACT, 1912 - (This is not the date of publication, but the date of - the Act under which this book is copyrighted.) - 1944 EDITION".  There are 1038 pages.  The book is separating somewhat at the back spine.  The inside  back cover has a pocket.  Inside, folded in half, is an eight (8) page pamphlet "Directions for - EMERGENCY - Confinement - IN THE HOME".

Object ID: NPWHF1224 - Ladies Handbook of Home Treatment

Object Number: 1224

Materials: paper

Dimension: 14 cm wide by 22.5 cm in length and 6.5 cm in depth

Provenance: SHERRIN, Alex

Maker: Signs Publishing Company