Boston: David Clapp, 1847. First Edition. Wrappers. Octavo. 29, [iii], xviii pages. Very Good. Original brown printed wraps over saddle-stitched binding. Old vertical lengthwise crease to booklet, probably from being put into a young 19th century surgeon's vest pocket. Covers have a few mild stains. There is a 1/4" chip to front cover at heel of spine.
Scarce pamphlet concerning the Jackson-Morton dispute over the discovery of ether's effectiveness as a surgical anesthetic in 1846.