Mustard plasters and printer’s ink. A kaleidoscope of a country doctor’s observations about people, places and things. With a foreword by James A. Michener.

New York: Exposition Press, [1959]. 8vo. [ii], 262 pp. FIRST EDITION. Original publisher’s cloth. Ownership inscription on fly-leaf. Item #11741

First edition. “In Mustard plasters and printer’s ink are anecdotes from the well-kept diary of a ‘country doctor’ covering his practice and world travels.” Many of the articles in this work previously appeared as a daily column in the Washington North Carolina Daily News. Moore (b.1890) practiced medicine in the small town of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, where he was the personal physician of the Pulitzer prize winning novelist James A. Michener (1907-97).

Price: $75.00

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