THE PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ALCOHOLIC DRINKS- Presentation copy- 1848, VG For Sale
THE PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ALCOHOLIC DRINKS- Presentation copy- 1848, VG:
The Physiological Effects of Alcoholic Drinks, from the British and Foreign Medical Review of Dr. Forbes; with Documents and Records of the Massachusetts Temperance Society, Illustrating the Origin of the Temperance Reformation, and Its Progress in the State of Massachusetts
Title: The Physiological Effects of Alcoholic Drinks, from the British and Foreign Medical Review of Dr. Forbes; with Documents and Records of the Massachusetts Temperance Society, Illustrating the Origin of the Temperance Reformation, and Its Progress in the State of Massachusetts
Publication: Boston: Massachusetts Temperance Society, 1848
Edition: First Edition
Description: First Edition. First printing. 12mo (19cm). Dark cloth cloth, blindstamped on boards, spine titled in gilt; tan endpapers; xi, , 196pp; title page vignette. Inscribed \"From the Council of the Massachusetts Temperance Society With the respects of J. C. Warren.\" A straight and stable copy, much rubbed at head and tail, spine sunned, light dampstaining to endpapers and inner margin, but else internally clean and bright: around Very Good. John Collins Warren [1778-1856] was a prominent surgeon, medical author, and dean of the Harvard medical school. He also dabbled in geology and paleontology and worked closely with the Massachusetts Temperance Society, serving as president for a time (DAB).
Seller ID: 55803
Subject: History of Science & Medicine, TemperanceLorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA
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