New York: The Kny-Scheerer Co., 1910. Ex-library, Tenth edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 1-319pp., 621-707pp. Burgundy cloth boards with some paper labels and stickers. Gilt lettering and ruling on the spine. Endpapers and edges of the book block marbled. Original grey wrappers bound into a library binding. This is the eleventh catalog (really the tenth edition of the same catalog, dated 1908) of hospital supply equipment from the Kny-Scheerer company. The publication is profusely illustrated throughout with more than 1,000 highly detailed illustrated figures and diagrams displaying over 3,000 products for sale. Some illustrations are lithographically printed in b/w and others are photographic reproductions. The catalog offers an incredibly wide range of products from hospital furniture, washroom supplies, bedpans, containers, surgical gowns, soaking tubs, wheelchairs and exercise equipment, to large-scale electromechanical devises as well as steam-powered sterilization and disinfecting apparatuses. Item numbers in this catalog range from #1001-4272. The final six pages of the catalog include a detailed index, arranged alphabetically by category. The index does indicate a jump in pagination, and that this catalog is complete as issued.
Binding with some light rubbing to extremities and along edges. Some light scratches and smudges to covers. Spine with some sticker residue at the the tail of the spine and an "H" in black ink. Some cracking along the front hinge of the spine. Free front endpaper with U.S. patent office library ink stamp and notes in pencil. Original bound-in wrappers with some stickers. pencil markings and smudges. Ex-libris of the "Scientific Library of the U.S. Patent Office" on the verso. Some occasional light smudges, starting red ink and pencil markings to pages throughout. Book block tight overall. Binding in good- interior in good+ condition overall. g- to g+. Item #43898