[London]: [Headley Brothers], [n.d. (ca. 1960’s)]. 8vo. [viii], 56 pp. FIRST EDITION. Blue cloth, title and author in gilt to top cover . Small stain affecting area at foot of spine. Inscription to fly-leaf. Item #11901
First edition. Poems related to the medical profession and doctors, some of which had previously appeared in The Lancet. Titles include Confound your geriatrics; March surgery; and Helminthotropy. Also included are translations of several poems by Horace. Jackson (b.1898) was a medical doctor who also translated a full book of Horace’s poems, entitled Horace for company, and co-authored a medical handbook for the Planned Parenthood Foundation.