The author lost at arm at the Battle of Vittoria and his book is here in a facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1822. Details gadgets he invented for those suffering from the loss of a limb.
Publishers compliment slip paste to lower end paper. Small printed label of a Lisbon bookseller to front end paper.
Author Derenzy, George Webb.
Binding Hard cover in three quarters brown leather over marbled paper boards. Decorated end papers. Lettered to spine and upper cover in gilt.
Publisher Elizabeth Licht, Publisher, New Haven, Connecticut.
Illustrator frontispiece portrait of the author. Line illustrations in the text.
Condition Internally good and clean. The leather with light edge wear.
Pages 60pp. +colophon. c.22cm.