London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1858.
Lithograph frontispiece with overlaying flap, showing the same female face before and after the use of artificial teeth. 62 pages. Very slim 16mo, original embossed cloth (inner hinge a bit weak). London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1858.
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.