Boston: John Eliot, 1812. 8vo. 20 pp. FIRST EDITION. Disbound. Some light soiling to first and last pages, paper slightly age toned. Item #12911
First edition. "Some apology is necessary for the appearance of this letter in print. It was not originally intended for publication; but having been thought by some of the friends of the Medical Society and Institution to contain the principal truths in favour of these establishments . . ."
Warren (177-1856) was a surgeon, and professor at Harvard medical school. He is perhaps best known for his role in the first public demonstration of anaesthesia.