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(ASSOCIATION COPY) Brief Expositions of Rational Medicine; To Which Is Prefixed The Paradise of Doctors, A Fable by  M. D. (1787-1879) Jacob Bigelow - Signed First Edition - 1858 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008493)

(ASSOCIATION COPY) Brief Expositions of Rational Medicine; To Which Is Prefixed The Paradise of Doctors, A Fable

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(ASSOCIATION COPY) Brief Expositions of Rational Medicine; To Which Is Prefixed The Paradise of Doctors, A Fable

by Jacob Bigelow, M. D. (1787-1879)

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Company, 1858. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"Dr. Coolidge with Dr. Bigelows regards-". 75 pages, original brown cloth boards with embossed borders, lettered in gilt front cover, Very Good, stains both covers, light wear at spine ends. Bookplate of Edward Delos Churchill front paste down.With excellent medical provenance, from the collection of Edward Delos Churchill, (1895-1972), a pioneering American thoracic surgeon best remembered for describing the Churchill-Cope reflex. ASSOCIATION COPY, both Jacob Bigelow and Dr. Algernon Coolidge (1830-1912) were Harvard graduates, Boston doctors and fellow members of the prestigious Boston Society for Medical Improvement. Other members during this time were Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Elliot Ware, Henry Jacob Bigelow, and J.B.S. Jackson. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Embossed Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Association Copy.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
008493
Title
(ASSOCIATION COPY) Brief Expositions of Rational Medicine; To Which Is Prefixed The Paradise of Doctors, A Fable
Author
Jacob Bigelow, M. D. (1787-1879)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Phillips, Sampson & Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1858
Bookseller catalogs
Medicine;
Size
12mo - over 6�" - 7�" tall

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