A Statement of the Claims of Charles T. Jackson, M.D., to the Discovery of the Applicability of Sulphuric Ether to the Prevention of Pain in Surgical Operations. Martin Gay.

A Statement of the Claims of Charles T. Jackson, M.D., to the Discovery of the Applicability of Sulphuric Ether to the Prevention of Pain in Surgical Operations

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.

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Price: $650

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