first edition Printed self-wrappers, now housed in an archival mylar sleeve
1860 · New York
by Nightingale, Florence [1820 - 1910] - Reviewed Author
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860. 1st Printing. Printed self-wrappers, now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. A fragile piece, showing expected wear. Horizonal fold-line. Small tears & separations at fold-junctures. Age-toning. A Good copy of this rare survivor.. One large sheet [46" x 32-5/8"], folded 3x, to form a 16 pp issue, paginated  - 240. Unopened. Review of Nightingale's work & general commentary on Nursing, pp. 234 - 235. 4 columns per page; Nightingale/Nursing piece, 4 columns total. Issue illustrated with wood engravings. Folded: 16-5/8" x 11-3/4"
Notes in Nursing first published in the US in January 1860, by both Appleton & Carter. Here offered what we believe to be the first public review of this ground-breaking work, which herein Harpers' terms "the most sensible book ever written on the subject".
(Inventory #: 49958)