On Chloroform and Other Anaesthetics: Their Action and Administration.

New York: Gryphon Editions, 1992. hardcover. 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. fine.

"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.

Price: $85.00

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