Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1806-1807. First edition. Contemporary calf spine, red morocco label, marbled boards, 8.5 x 5.25 inches, , 378,  pages. No free endpapers. Some issues quite browned and foxed; somewhat rubbed, some general wear; a good copy. Item #19941
An ex-library copy, with the bookplate of the Greenfield Historical Society on the front pastedown and their ink stamp to the title page. 24 numbers (all published) of this popular monthly under the direction of the Dartmouth graduate Adams; per Garrison (Introduction to the History of Medicine), this is the first medical journal published in Boston and the fourth overall in America. A miscellaneous journal, ranging from reports of sinking typhyus and meningitis, to fruit tree grafting and recipes for water biscuits. A few contemporary ink notes to the pastedowns. Rink 45; Austin 1251; Atwater 2414.