“Dedicatory address at the opening of the new building and hall of the Boston Medical Library Association.” In: The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. XCIX, July-December, 1878, pp. 745-58.

Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1878. 8vo. viii, 848 pp. FIRST PRINTING. With 8 plates. Half-calf and speckled boards, worn at corners and edges of spine; interior very good. Item #12312

First printing. The entire volume is offered here. Though the address was delivered on December 3, 1878, it was not printed separately until 1879. Holmes was the president of the Boston Medical Library Association. Other contributors in this volume include Austin Flint, Samuel W. Gross, George E. Waring and E.S. Wood, to name but only a few. C&T, p. 171 (offprint); OCLC locates no copies.

Price: $65.00

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