xxvi, 259 pp. 8vo, orig. cloth (extremities rather worn), spine gilt. Hartford: S. Andrus & Son, 1847. First American edition. "Esdaile, a surgeon to the government of India in 1847, described the use of mesmeric anesthesia for arm amputation, cataract operations, removal of toenails and removal of tumors over 80 pounds. No deaths occurred."-Sim, The Heritage of Anesthesia, p. 341. In spite of the binding wear, a good copy. Preserved in a box. ❧ Garrison-Morton 5650.3-(referring to the 1st English ed.). . (Inventory #: HillBibl-5432)
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