Frontis. & five plates. x, , 126,  pp. Small 4to, orig. green cloth (hinges strengthened & corners & head of spine a little worn), upper cover & spine lettered in gilt. Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, 1873. Second edition (1st ed.: 1850) of this collection of humorous songs relating to medicine composed by Douglas MacLagan, a member of the New Town Dispensary. "The Ether Song" (to the tune of "Yankee Doodle"), on pages 24-29, presents a verse history of anesthesia and James Y. Simpson's contributions. Very good copy. Bookplate of Thomas Gordon Duff on the front paste-down endpaper. . (Inventory #: HillBibl-5437)
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