Boston: Farrand, Mallory & Company, 1808. First. hardcover. 192pp., 8vo, original boards; foxed, worn, covers detached: Boston: Farrand, Mallory & Company, 1808. First edition. A very good (-) copy. very good(-).
First Edition. Austin 1736. Sabin 79871. This volume contains three prestigious Boylston Prize-winning dissertations by Shattuck (1784-1854) who had an extraordinary talent for writing medical papers. The clarity and excellent presentation of these papers are inspirations to the contemporary student. Shattuck was a distinguished Boston physician and philanthropist. He helped finance John James Audubon's Birds of America.