Every-Day Wonders Illustrated; or, Facts in Physiology Which All Should Know

Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, First edition, [1853]. 12mo. 188 pp. including numerous in-text illustrations. Original half-cloth and marbled boards. Binding moderately scuffed and worn. Upper-right corner of front free endpaper clipped, pencil coin rubbings in second blank endpaper. Mild foxing in front leaves, stain in lower margin of rear leaves. A good copy. A rare children's on human anatomy and organ systems, with significant content on deaf and blind people and their education. The work contains a chapter dedicated to Laura Bridgman (1829-1889), the first deaf and blind American child to receive a successful education, born fifty years before Helen Keller. Good.

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Price: $45.00