Cincinnati: Winthrop B. Smith & Co., 1850. First edition. 8vo. 878 pp. Folding frontispiece lithographed map by A. Wocher after B. P. Whiting, and 18 single-page maps. Original calf, black morocco lettering-pieces. Provenance: signature of an early owner from New Orleans on the pastedown. Front cover detached, characteristic browning and foxing / From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. Item #401888
"This classical contribution to the social history of North America includes the most important work on the natural history of malaria published up to that time" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 5234.1). A second volume was published posthumously in 1854, but this volume is complete in itself. Cordasco 50-0520.