New York: Redfield, 1850.
252pp. + ads. 12mo, original cloth; (spine rebacked in modern cloth, last blank leaf lacking top half). N.Y.: J.S. Redfield, 1850. Good.
Written in connection with Griscom's pioneering work in the field of public health. A City Inspector for the New York Board of Health, Griscom was one of the first men to become interested in the concept of preventable disease and labored to make known the connections that exist between various diseases and improper living conditions, especially slum and tenement conditions.