Lot 1151: Joseph Richardson A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON MECHANICAL DENTISTRY 1869 Antique American Dental Reference Dentures Procedures Engraved Textual Illustrations Leather Binding
by National Book Auctions
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: A Practical Treatise on Mechanical Dentistry
Author: Joseph Richardson - Joseph Richardson was a 19th-century American dentist, part of a committee of three to draft a constitution for the American Dental Association. He practiced in Ohio and Indiana.
Publisher: Lindsay and Blakiston
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 442 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Book Details: This work is divided into two main sections. The first deals with "metals employed in dental laboratory operations," describing procedures, applications, and formulae. The second section focuses on artificial dentures, describing various types of dentures and their applications, procedures employed, and tools used.
Condition / Notes: This is the second edition of this work, "very much enlarged." The antique full-leather volume has a leather spine label bearing stamped gilt lettering and light external toning and wear. The binding is solid. The pages are generally clean with occasional light marginal toning. The work is profusely illustrated with engraved textual illustrations of dental instruments and denture appliances.
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