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.
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 men.
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...
Chicago: Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, 1911. With a Description of a New Apparatus. Illustrated, graphs. 7pp. IN: Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 456-62, 4to, buckram; ex-lib. Chicago, 1911. First Edition. Number offered entire. Intermittent gas-oxygen machine. GM 5697.
Washington. Submitted to the Honorable the Select Committee Appointed by the Senate of the United States. 32d Congress, 2d Session, January 21, 1853. 582; 135; 33pp. Thick 8vo, contemporary 1/2 brown morocco over marbled boards (rubbed, and with spine a bit creased; Athenaeum Library bookplates on endpapers). Washington, 1853. First edition. A very good(+) copy of this uncommon book, inscribed by William T. G. Morton on inside cover, "Athenaeum Library, Rochester, N.Y. Respects of W. T. G. Morton, M.D. Boston...
Baltimore: Lowry & Volz, 1968. Foreword by Dr. John C. Krantz, Jr. Illustrated. X + 391pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly edgeworn, with a tear at the head of the spine. Baltimore: Lowry & Volz, (1968). A very good (+) copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper. Presentation copy signed by the author on the front free endpaper.
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.
New York: 1929. 4 pages (pp. 399-403) IN: Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, vol. 26, no. 5. 8vo, modern wrappers., NY, 1929. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. Very good. Discovery of sodium amytal. With J.T.C. McCallum, H.A. Shonle, E.E.Swanson, J.B. Scott, and G.H.A. Clowes. GM 5712.