New York: William Wood & Co., 1878. 4to. 30 pp. FIRST EDITION. Interleaved with blank leaves. With 1 large folding plate with coloured overlays, and 2 anatomical figures on tissues. Original cloth, edges of covers worn; with the signature of John N. Hines, Jr. on the front and back paste-down. Item #2502
First edition of this interesting mannikin book containing superimposed plates that were usually used for teaching. Delafield (1841-1915) was a prominent New York pathologist. He was first president of the Association of American Physicians and Pathologists, and consulting physician at the illness of President McKinley following his assisination attempt. He is best known for the present book.