Account of a new anaesthetic agent, substitute for sulphuric ether in surgery and midwifery. James Young SIMPSON.
PRESENTATION COPY OF SIMPSON’S DISCOVERY OF CHLOROFORM

Account of a new anaesthetic agent, substitute for sulphuric ether in surgery and midwifery.

Edinburgh: Sutherland and Knox; London: Samuel Highley, 1847. 8vo. 24 pp. FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT, SECOND EDITION (POSTMARKED A FEW DAYS LATER THAN THE FIRST. Unbound as issued. Title and last 4 leaves detached with trace of thread remaining. Upper blank corner of last leaf torn away and occasional slight soiling. Presentation copy by Simpson to Dr. J.V.C. Smith, editor of the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. Preserved in a morocco-backed slipcase. Item #3813

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