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Eckels, Howard S.
Derma-Surgery A New Science, a New Era, a New Book, with Complete Catalogue of Embalmers' Supplies
H.S. Eckels & Co., N.D, 1934. H.S. Eckels & Co.. Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. N.D.. First Edition. Hardcover. Scarce entry in a then-new science of treating the skin, an essentially a sales catalog promoting products sold by Eckels in Philadelphia. The company continues to this day, providing services and products for funerals, cremations, headstones, and more. Center for Research Libraries with one holding, else not held institutionally. Presumably one of the first published on the subject, no date but Depression-era. This copy inscribed by Eckels in 1934 in ink on the title verso, to "Joseph J. Shiffka, Esq." Red cloth, titles and design stamped in gilt and black, red endpapers, no jacket as issued. Light rubbing and a few board stains, faint toning. International shipping billed at cost. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 324 pages; Signed by Author .
Bookseller: Boards and Wraps [United States]
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