An Inquiry into the "Origin of Modern Anaesthesia," by Hon. Truman Smith. For Sale Here.

[Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1867]. First edition. Broadside on coated white card stock, 9.56 x 6.75 inches. Engraved portrait of Horace Wells. Some light soiling and wear; in very good condition. Item #20388

A rare attractive promotional placard likely intended for display in book shops, with favorable notices from three medical figures and seemingly suggesting priority for Horace Wells (1815-1848) over Morton in the discovery of anesthesia.

Price: $350.00

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