On Chloroform and Other Anaesthetics: Their Action and Administration.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Gryphon Editions
Date Published: 1992
Description: Edited, with a Memoir of the Author, by Benjamin W. Richardson. xliv + 443pp., 8vo, gilt-decorated leather, a.e.g. New York: Privately Printed for The Classics of Surgery Library, Gryphon Editions, 1992. A fine copy.
Comments: "Snow, the first specialist in anaesthesiology, delivered Queen Victoria with the aid of chloroform in 1853 and 1857. This work put the administration of chloroform and ether on a scientific basis." GM 5666. Facsimile of the 1858 first English edition.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 210881