A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the Principal Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America, as they Appear in the Caucasian, African, Indian, and Esquimaux Varieties of its Population

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.

Price: $700.00

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