Philadelphia: Bell, 1775. First. hardcover. viii, 512pp. Large 4to, full calf (scuffed). Philadelphia: Printed for the subscribers by Robert Bell, 1775. First American Edition. Very good. very good.
First materia medica published in America. Cullen "was the most conspicuous figure in the history of the Edinburgh Medical School during the 18th century. His clinical lectures were notable as being the first given in the vernacular." (GM 76). The first edition of these lectures appeared in London in 1772. Austin 577. Wellcome II, 412 (London, 1773 ed.).