Newark: Physicians Drug News Co., 1914. 8vo. 62 pp. FIRST EDITION. Black pebbled cloth; a fine uncut copy from the library of Samuel X. Radbill, with his bookplate. Item #12112
First edition of this collection of poems by and about doctors. Davis (1868-1932) was an Oklahoma physician, whose other works include Davis’ anthology of newspaper verse, and Impotency, sterility and artificial impregnation.
Radbill (1901-87) was a pediatrician and medical historian who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. During his career, he lectured frequently and published numerous articles on the history of medicine and pediatrics. A collector of many things, Radbill’s most impressive and extensive collection was of medical bookplates.