On Chloroform and Other Anaesthetics: Their Action and Administration.

New York: Gryphon Editions, 1992.

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.

"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
Condition: Fine
Language: English

Price: $85.00

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