Boston: E. Littel & Co., 1848. 5 pages (pp. 565-569) IN: Littell's Living Age, No. 214, 17 June, 1848. Slim 8vo, original pale brown pictorial wrappers; just a bit chipped at edges. Boston: E. Littel & Co., 1848. First Printing. Near fine. Abbott's revision of the article which originally appeared in Joseph and Henry Lord's "A Defence of Dr. Charles T. Jackson's Claims to the Discovery of Etherization." Fulton-Stanton V. 4. Osler 1445n.
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Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1950. With a handful of b/w illustrations. 160 pages. 8vo, gray cloth, d.w. Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1950). A very good copy--light foxing to first several pages, prominent dog-earing to lower corner of page 27; in a very good(-) dust wrapper, rubbed and edgeworn.
Baltimore: Williams & Witkins Co., 1948. Illustrated with a handful of b/w diagrams. 355 pages. 8vo, black cloth. Baltimore: Williams & Witkins Co., 1948. A very good solid copy--minor sunning and staining to spine, some foxing to first several pages; black sharpie covering previous owner's signature on front endpaper.
56 pages. Tall slim 8vo, original printed wrappers; some light dampstaining throughout. Paris, 1860. Caillet I 2972. The authors express their conviction of the useful effects of anesthesia, not only in operative surgery but also for the alleviation of certain forms of neuralgia. One of the earliest French works on the subject. Well aware of the dangers to the liberty of the human personality inherent in experiments of that kind, they want tosee the practice of hypnotism restricted to medical.....
London: Oxford University Press, 1947. Frontis. Illustrated. xvi + 640pp. 8vo, cloth, price clipped and dust soiled d.w. London: Oxford University Press, 1947. Published forThe Wellcome Historical Medical Museum. Page edges foxed and previous owner's bookplate, still a very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: The Literary Guild of America, 1938. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 437 pages. 8vo, brown cloth, faded at edges, dust wrapper. New York: The Literary Guild of America, (1938). Some foxing, still a very good(-) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. The story of mankind's age-old struggle with the problem of physical suffering, told with vast human interest and the finest dramatic effect.
Huntington: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company, 1978. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 193 pages. 8vo, purple cloth. Huntington: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company, (1978). A very good(+) copy, spine evenly sunned and ownership signature whited out on front paste down end paper; light foxing on first and last several pages, else internally clean.
New York: Schuman's, 1945. With a Chapter on the Future of Anesthesia by N.A. Gillespie. Portraits & other illustrations, 8vo, blue cloth (lightly rubbed and scuffed, neat repairs at spine ends, pages toned). New York: Schuman's, 1945. Very good. The outstanding work on the subject. With an introductory essay by Chauncey D. Leake. Ownership signature of Dr. E.B. Krumbhaar. GM 5732.
Paris: Masson, 1911. 211 text figures. xv + 1107pp., very thick 8vo, red cloth over marbled boards; ex-lib., covers lightly worn, rear hinge mended. Paris: Masson, 1911. A very good copy. It embodies a full presentation of the subject of "animal heat" from the physiological, physical and chemical viewpoints, and what is most important it is developed in its full historical context. Dastre (1844-1917), who had worked as an assistant in the laboratories of Claude Bernard and Paul Bert, was.....