On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-Renal Capsules
first edition Original publisher's printed cloth.
1855 · London
by Addison, Thomas
London: Samuel Highley, 1855. First Edition. Original publisher's printed cloth.. Very good; moderate wear to the covers; slightly shaken (because of the cheaply produced "skimpy" Highley binding).. Folio, viii, 43,  pp + 11 dramatic, full page color lithographic plates.
An important book, it being the first description of an endocrine ailment now known as "Addison's Disease". Addison was the first to explore the ailment that bears his name and to explain its ramifications. Grolier, Medicine, #60c; Goldschmid p. 194; Norman #8; G-M #3864; Osler #1744. (Inventory #: 20013)