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Burns Archive: Respiratory Disease: A Photographic History, 1845-1945, Selections form the Burns Archive, Special Cased Limited Edition Set of Four Books (First Edition) [SIGNED]

Publisher: New York: The Burns Archive Press, 2003
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0961295848
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 112117



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First edition, first printing. Limited slipcased edition of 425 copies (this being #109/425), hand-numbered in blue ink and signed in black ink by Burns on a label tipped in to the inside front cover of Volume 1. Volume 1 is also signed and numbered in blue ink by Burns on the title page.

Four volumes sharing the following format: Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper-covered boards; no dust jacket as issued. Contained in a custom black cloth-covered slipcase with title stamped in silver on front and spine. Text by Stanley B. Burns, MD. Designed by Elizabeth A. Burns & The Burns Archive. Includes a list of plates, a bibliography and photographic terms. Unpaginated (64 pp.), with 25 four-color plates. 11-1/2 x 9 inches.

Volume 1: 1845-1870, The Pioneer Era. ISBN: 0961295848.
Volume 2: 1871-1895, The Antiseptic Era. ISBN: 0961295856.
Volume 3: 1896-1920, The X-Ray Era. ISBN: 0961295874.
Volume 4: 1921-1945, The Serology Era. ISBN: 0961295872.


Near Fine (slight bump to lower corner of Volume 4 and slipcase, else Fine).


A photographic history of respiratory disease in four volumes, containing reproductions of photographs from The Burns Archive, as well as introductory essays and detailed descriptions of the plates by Dr. Burns.