Washington, DC: Naval Medical Society, 1882. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. Item #027273
243 + 41 pages; one article with a few black and white illustrations of specialized medical instruments. Consisting of Volume I, No. I-6 inclusive & Volume II, No. 1; our research indicates that this was all published of this American navy medical journal. Meetings were held at the Museum of Hygiene, Washington, D.C. and the Proceedings contain articles relevant to the concerns of U.S. Navy medical personnel, their research and reports, new remedies and techniques, ie.: Etiology and its Relation to Line of Duty; A Case of Compression of the Brain, with Remarks on the Status of the Operation of Trephining; Strictures of the Urethra - Their Detection and Management; Rectal Palpation and Inspection as Means of Diagnosis; Double Aneurism of the Arch of the Aorta; Thirty Years of Sanitary Progress in the Navy - Its Present Needs; Some Observations upon the Physiological Influence of High Artificial Temperature and other pieces. Approx. 6" x 9" size; bound in polished marbled-paper covered boards, dark brown leather corners and spine, gilt spine titles, patterned-paper endpapers. A little edge, tips wear to the binding; some flaking of leather along spine ridges; old crease-line in some issues; last issue with some spottiness; in very good condition.