London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1861. hardcover. Lithograph frontis., with overlaying flap, showing the same female face before and after the use of artificial teeth and full page lithographic plate with 5 colored drawings. 62pp., 16mo, embossed cloth (small circular discoloration to back cover), top edge gilt. London, 1861. A very good(+) copy. very good(+).
Campbell 283. Howard discusses toothache and dental surgery, mechanical means of preserving teeth, artifical teeth, the natural food of man and "the exciting cause of dental caries". Of special interest is the charming plate showing a mouth before and after the introduction of a dental plate.