Boston: The Welch Bibliophilic Society, 1937. 18mo. 39 pp. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Title in red and black. Original cream-coloured paper boards; an uncut copy with a letter on Welch Bibliophilic Society letterhead tipped onto front paste-down. Item #11909
First edition, first printing of Holmes’ medical school dissertation, taken from the original manuscript at the Boston Medical Library. It includes an introduction written by James Ballard (1878-1955), who was librarian and later director of the Boston Medical Library. BAL, 9072; C&T, p. 262.