1887 · Philadelphia:
by GROSS, Samuel D. (1805-1884).
Philadelphia:: George Barrie, 1887., 1887. 2 vols. 8vo. xxxii, 407; viii, 438 pp. Frontispiece portrait, index. Original burgundy beveled cloth, gilt spine title, top edges gilt; spines dulled, both vols. tight and clean, thus very good copies. Ownership signature of W. Schu['] Scott. First edition. A remarkable biographical source for lots of important figures including Gross who is himself one of the most important American physicians of his day. Includes descriptions of the author's colleagues: Samuel Latham Mitchell, Thomas Chalkley James, Philip Syng Physick, Williams Potts Dewees, George McClellan, Bishop Bascom, J.J. Audubon, Granville Sharp Pattison, Daniel Drake, William Edwards Horner, Nathaniel Chapman, Charles Caldwell, Theodoric Romeyn Beck, Marshall Hall, John K. Mitchell, Robert Hare, George Combe, Thomas Dent Mutter, Franklin Bache, Valentine Mott, Reuben Dimond Mussey, Benjamin Franklin Shumard, Williams Gibson, Robley Dunglison, Alden March, Charles D. Meigs, Benjamin Winslow Dudley, George D. Prentice, Gunning S. Bedford, George C. Blackman, Archbishop Spalding, Samuel Henry Dickson, Samuel Jackson, Rene La Roche, Edwin Forest, Henry Miller, Andrew Johnson, Martyn Paine, Joseph Henry, George Bacon Wood, Isaac Hays, Henry C. Carey, James Aitken Meigs, Richard Oswald Cowling, John W. Draper, Joseph Pancoast, and Benjamin H. Hill.
(Inventory #: MM12999)